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Mickelson boosts US team

Phil Mickelson of the United States team gets some practice in before the Presidents Cup in South Korea.

US veteran has never missed a Presidents Cup since it began in 1994, but needed a captain's pick to make this year's team.

The new Tom Tom watch

The new Tom Tom watch.

Golfers find that every bit of advice helps during a round, which makes the new Tom Tom watch an invaluable tool because it's chock full of information.

The underdogs have their Day

In-form Australian golfer Jason Day is hoping the International team can outclass an impressive looking USA side at the Presidents Cup in South Korea this week.

Star Aussie golfer hopeful of leading International team to massive upset in the Presidents Cup.

Geary sets sights on US

Josh Geary has extended his lead in the Tour of China's order of merit.

Josh Geary is chasing the American dream after winning in China.

Wilkinson's survival instincts kick in

New Zealand golfer Tim Wilkinson made a late surge to save his PGA Tour card.

New Zealand golfer shoots solid final round at qualifying tournament in Florida to save PGA Tour card.

Olesen wins Alfred Dunhill Links

Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen holds the trophy aloft on the Swilcan Bridge on the 18th hole.

Thorbjorn Olesen entered the final round with a three-shot lead and finished with an 18-under total of 270.

Lee tees it up for mentor at Pres Cup

Danny Lee will become just the fourth New Zealand Presidents Cup player on Thursday in Incheon, Korea.

From considering quitting to playing the world's best. Danny Lee's rapid rise continues.

Geary wins again in China

Josh Geary has won his third tournament in seven starts on the PGA Tour of China

Kiwi golfer secures third victory in seven starts in China, banking another $52,700.

Last round of Asia-Pacific golf champs called off

Josh Munn, whose hopes in the Asia Pacific amateur golf championships in Hong Kong were wrecked by a typhoon.

Wind wrecks final round of Asia-Pacific amateur golf champs.

First Charles Tour win for Chung

Auckland's Joonsang Chung chips on to a green on his way to victory in the Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth Golf Club on Sunday.

Auckland professional Joonsang Chung charged through to claim a two-shot win in the Taranaki Open as the overnight leaders fell by the wayside at the New Plymouth Golf Club on Sunday.

Alker, Wilkinson fight for their rights

Steven Alker of New Zealand has given himself a shot at retaining his PGA Tour rights at the halfway point of the final qualifying tournament.

Kiwi pair in good shape as they battle for their PGA Tour playing rights in Florida.

McIlroy hungry to improve after 'lost year'

Rory McIlroy ruptured ankle ligaments in July playing a friendly game of football with his friends.

The form shown by Jordan Spieth and Jason Day this season has given Rory McIlroy the hunger to improve his golf.

Furyk to miss Presidents Cup

Jim Furyk pulled out of the BMW Championship during the first round because of a deep bone bruise in his left wrist

JB Holmes will replace Furyk, who hasn't fully recovered from a wrist injury.

Spieth takes top PGA award

Jordan Spieth has won five titles on the PGA Tour this year, including two major championships.

American named PGA Tour's Player of the Year after a stellar 2014-15 campaign highlighted by two major wins.

Muir runs hot to take lead in Taranaki

Tauranga's Kieran Muir was running hot on day two of the Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth Golf Club.

Tauranga professional Kieran Muir stormed into the lead on day two of the Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth Golf Club.

Mac Daddy, inspired by Phil

The Phil Mickelson inspired Mac Daddy.

PGA Tour legend Phil Mickelson had a major input into the design of the Mac Daddy PM-Grind wedge, which is great for hitting shots out of deep rough.

Real cool Climachill shirts

TaylorMade's new ClimaChill shirt.

Climachill, according to TaylorMade, is its coolest shirt ever… literally. The fabric features titanium cooling fibres that act like an all-over mesh.

Kiwis struggle in Europe and US

Ryan Fox was off the pace after the opening round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

Ryan Fox and Mark Brown make rough starts in Scotland, and Tim Wilkinson slips in Florida.

Spieth expected to land Player of the Year honours

Spieth made 21 of 25 cuts on the PGA Tour this year.

World golf number one Jordan Spieth has enjoyed a sensational season, capped by two major victories.

Early starters enjoy best of conditions

New Plymouth professional Grant Moorhead tees off on the par five seventh during the first round of the Taranaki Open at the Ngamotu links.

Auckland professional Joonsang Chung and Bay of Plenty professional Craig Hamilton lead the field after the first day's play in the Taranaki Open at the New Plymouth Golf Club on Thursday.

Twins to fight golf ban

Thomas, left, and Peter Spearman-Burn, pictured in 2010, have been suspended from Wellington Golf for the rest of the year for "equipment abuse".

Peter Spearman-Burn and his twin Thomas are appealing a four-month suspension from Wellington Golf.

Royal Wellington to host international event

World No 14 Hideki Matsuyama won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship twice.

The Upper Hutt-based club will host one of the biggest golf tournaments ever to be played on New Zealand soil in 2017.

PING Glide ES wedge

PING's new GlideES wedge.

PING's new Glide ES (Eye Sole) combines the technology of the original Eye2 sand wedge, including the tapered hosel and scooped sole.

Campbell fights mystery illness to play in Noumea

Ben Campbell is relieved he can see light at the end of the tunnel, after an extended illness.

One of NZ's most promising golf talents back on the playing circuit after a year of chest trouble.

Come in Great Big Bertha

The Great Big Bertha.

Big Bertha has been a much-respected driver for many years. Now it's time to welcome Great Big Bertha.

Woods and Mickelson no Ryder Cup certainties

Tiger Woods is currently ranked 299th in the world.

Golf's Ryder Cup returns to the U.S. next year, but two legends of the game may not be present.

Lee: 'I look like Superman' video

New Zealand golf star Danny Lee likes his look in the new video promotion for the Presidents Cup.

Kiwi golf star takes on superhero proportions, earning blessing of legend of the sport Gary Player.

Day second to Spieth

Jordan Spieth poses on the 18th green after winning both the TOUR Championship By Coca-Cola and the FedExCup.

Jordan Spieth has become the second youngest player to win two prestigious awards in the same year.

Ko behind Lee in golf earnings

Danny Lee is the top New Zealand golfer when it comes to on-course earnings.

Danny Lee's superb finish to the season took his on-course earnings to NZ$6.27 million.

Ray Cook putters on the comeback

Ray Cook putters

Ray Cook putters were all the rage in the 1960s but fell out of fashion. Now they're making a comeback and are available in New Zealand.

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