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Rory McIlroy misses the cut at Euro PGA Championship

Just three holes into the European PGA Championship second round, Rory McIlroy found himself on the beach.

World golf number one suggested he was "probably in need of a rest" after missing the cut at Wentworth.

Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox drops back in South Korea

Ryan Fox carded a one-under 71 but slipped to third after the second round of the SK Telecom Open in South Korea.

Ryan Fox slipped to third after carding a one-under 71 in the second round of the SK Telecom Open.

Kiwi golfer Lee starts well at Colonial

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee is tied for seventh after the first round of the PGA Tour's Crowne Plaza Invitational in Texas.

Kiwi golfer tied for seventh after opening round of PGA Tour event in Texas.

McIlroy unhappy with Wentworth round

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy plays a shot during the first round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

World No 1 less than satisfied with opening one-under-par 71 and showed his displeasure with flashes of indiscipline.

Fox in hunt after first round

Ryan Fox leads midway through the first round of the SK Telecom Open in South Korea on the OneAsia tour.

Kiwi golfer leads $1.25m OneAsia tour event midway through the first round in Seoul.

Ko starts US Open homework early

Lydia Ko is making sure her preparations for the US Open are spot-on as she looks to land her first major title.

NZ golf star gets in an early practice round to break her majors hoodoo, seven weeks out from the US Open.

Confident McIlroy targets two more majors this year

Rory McIlroy shows off his Players' Player of the Year award at the European Tour Players' Awards in London.

World No 1 is confident he can add two majors to his trophy haul this year after a successful 12 months.

New teen golf star emerges

Minjee Lee holds the trophy won in her maiden LPGA victory achieved at the Kingsmill Championship.

Kiwi world No 1 Lydia Ko has a new challenger after Australian 18-year-old wins her maiden LPGA title.

Kiwi golfers solid Stateside

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee finished tied for 13th at the Wells Fargo Championship on the PGA Tour.

Lydia Ko and Danny Lee have each notched top-20 finishes in pro tour events in the US.

McIlroy shatters record in seven-stroke win

Golf world No 1 Rory McIlroy holds the trophy claimed with a seven-stroke win at Quail Hollow in the Wells Fargo Championship.

World No 1 golfer breaks tournament record by five strokes as he claims victory by seven shots at Quail Hollow.

Solid but unspectacular third round for Lydia Ko

IRVING, TX - MAY 02:  Lydia Ko of New Zealand hits a tee shot on the second hole during Round Three of the 2015 Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC at Las Colinas Country Club on May 2, 2015 in Irving, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

One-under round allows Kiwi ace to sneak inside top-20 with one round to go at LPGA's Kingsmill Championship in Virginia.

McIlroy shoots career-low 61

World No 1 Rory McIlroy was chuffed after scoring a career-low 61 at Quail Hollow in the Wells Fargo Championship.

Golf world No 1 cards his lowest score as a pro to charge into the lead at Quail Hollow.

Ko has strong second round

Ko had a strong finish to her second round to record a two-under-par 69, after carding an even-par 71 in the first round.

New Zealander Lydia Ko is tied for 22nd, seven shots off the pace after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship.

Kiwi golfer Ko off the pace again

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko carded an even-par 71 in her opening round at the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship in Virginia.

Kiwi golfer Ko finds herself in a rather unfamiliar position for the second tournament in a row.

American Streb races to early lead at Wells Fargo

Robert Streb waves after putting on the second hole at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.

American opens with seven-under-par 65 for the early lead at Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte.

Jacklin: Marriage would help McIlroy's game

Rory McIlroy shows off the trophy after winning the  WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship two weeks ago.

Twice major winner believes settling down would help young trio in their bid to dominate the sport for the next decade.

McIlroy course love conundrum

Golf world No 1 Rory McIlroy is heading back to the scene of his maiden win in the US, playing this week's Wells Fargo Championship in Ohio.

Golf world No 1 trashes usual tournament planning, not wanting to miss event at scene of maiden US win.

Ko finally heeds advice to take break from golf

Lydia Ko is taking notice of her coach's warnings and starting to value breaks, rest and time away from her golf clubs.

World No 1 reveals she now plans to miss tournaments before the second major of the year.

Woods cheated on Vonn - report

Skier Lindsey Vonn stands next to Tiger Woods during the par 3 contest in the lead-up to the Masters golf tournament in April.

Golf superstar has "a relapse in the sex department", blowing it with Olympic skier girlfriend, close friend says.

Rawhiti golf course could be spared closure

New Brighton's Rawhiti Golf Club could be spared closure.

The Rawhiti Golf Course in Christchurch could be given a stay of execution.

Players win thrusts Fowler into major conversation

A recent anonymous player poll conducted by Sports Illustrated suggested Rickie Fowler was one of the most overrated golfers on the PGA Tour. The American responded to the criticism by winning the Players Championship.

American responds to his critics in the best possible way with stunning win in Florida.

Rickie Fowler wins the Players Championship

American Rickie Fowler pocketed $2.43 million after winning the Players Championship in a playoff on Monday.

Stunning finish helps American win lucrative title in a playoff at TPC Sawgrass.

Kirk surges to Players lead, McIlroy lurking

American golfer Chris Kirk hits his tee shot during the third round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

American golfer cards three birdies in his last four holes to take the lead at TPC Sawgrass.

Kiwis Lee, Wilkinson fail to make cut at Players

New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has failed to make the cut at the Players Championship.

New Zealand number one golfer Danny Lee has missed the cut at the lucrative Players Championship after posting two over par - 10 shots off the leaders Americans Kevin Na and Jerry Kelly.

Old and new Woods on display in Florida

Tiger Woods plays a shot on the 14th hole during the second round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Former world No 1 nails clutch birdie putt to make the cut at the Players Championship.

Rollercoaster Lee matches steady Wilkinson at Players

Danny Lee mixed six birdies, three bogeys and two double bogeys in his first round at the Players Championship.

Two New Zealanders playing in PGA Tour's lucrative Players Championship sit six shots off the lead in a tie for 77th.

Spieth struggles to put up a fight against McIlroy

World No 2 Jordan Spieth waves to the gallery during the first round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida.

The Masters champion was in no shape for a rivalry with a woefully out of sorts round of 75 at the Players Championship.

McIlroy plays down rivalry with Masters champion Spieth

Rory McIlroy, left, and Jordan Spieth have been paired for the first two rounds of the Players Championship.

World No 1 and rising American star talk down budding rivalry at $10 million Players Championship.

Woods 'has not slept for days'

US Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn with golf great Tiger Woods at the 2013 Presidents Cup golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio.

Golf great struggling after break-up with Lindsey Vonn came on the anniversary weekend of his father's death.

Campbell's US Open win was 'on par with Hillary'

New Zealand golfer Michael Campbell's career was one of swings and roundabouts

Former US Open champion's father and coach reflect on his career following his retirement.

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