Golf

Ko's best not enough

World No 4 Lydia Ko had her best round of the weekend on Sunday (NZ time) at the Marathon Classic

Lydia Ko shot six-under in the third round of the Marathon Classic, but remains eight shots off the lead.

Grace sets major record with 62

Branden Grace was all smiles after his record-breaking round.

South African's 62 is the lowest score ever recorded in a major championship golf round.

Ko's great escape video

Lydia Ko tees off on the 18th hole needing to make a birdie to survive the cut.

Kiwi golfer comes up with a brilliant finish to survive the cut.

Norman's abs-normal behaviour

Greg Norman takes a bath after a two-day horse ride in the Colorado Flat Top Wilderness.

OPINION: You're all just jealous of my buff and bronzed mate, writes Peter FitzSimons.

Alker puts on a ball-striking show

Steve Alker putts for birdie on the 16th green in Auburn, Alabama.

Kiwi golfer is tied sixth on PGA Tour's latest stop after two good rounds.

Kiwi pair miss cut at Open

Ryan Fox faces a nervous wait as he sits a shot off the cut-line at the British Open.

Ryan Fox and Michael Hendry won't feature at the weekend at the British Open after a challenging second round.

Open champ's clothes stolen

British Open defending champ Henrik Stenson will need some new clothes after his accommodation was burgled.

Defending champion Henrik Stenson's accommodation burgled while he was playing the first round.

Rory roars, Spieth soldiers on

Jordan Spieth has moved clear of the field and into the outright lead at Royal Birkdale ahead of the cut.

Jordan Spieth seizes the outright lead in squally conditions at the British Open as Rory McIlroy surges into the red.

Sergio snaps at British Open

Sergio Garcia chips out of the rough behind the fourth hole before lashing out at the gorse bush with his club and ...

​Spanish superstar fires up at photographer and hurts shoulder during an explosive second round.

Chisnall, Hillier strong in US

After tying for 20th at the US Players Amateur, Tasman golfer Ryan Chisnall is in contention at the halfway point of the ...

Kiwi duo Chisnall, Hillier inside the top-20 with two rounds to play at Southern Amateur in North Carolina.

Six birdies and a par

Steven Alker had six birdies in his opening eight holes at the Barbasol Championship.

Kiwi golfer Steven Alker had quite the start in Alabama.

Kiwis struggle at Birkdale video

Ryan Fox carded five bogeys and a solitary birdie in his four-over 74 at Royal Birkdale.

Tough scoring conditions take toll on Michael Hendry and Ryan Fox at the British Open.

Caddie calls out meek McIlroy

Caddie JP Fitzgerald with world No 4 golfer Rory McIlroy on the 15th in the first round of the British Open.

World No 4 golfer's British Open started with four bogeys in the first five holes. Then his caddie piped up.

Poor opening round for Ko

Lydia Ko made a poor start to the Marathon Classic in Ohio on Friday (NZ Time).

Three bogeys for Kiwi golf star in opening round leaves her with plenty of work to do at Marathon Classic.

Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead

Clubhouse leader Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot down the sixth fairway during the first round of the British Open.

Three Americans share the clubhouse lead at Royal Birkdale after scoring five-under 65s.

Two tee shots for O'Meara

Mark O'Meara, with son Shaun as caddie, smiles before hitting the opening shot of the 146th Open Championship at Royal ...

Mark O'Meara may have been hoping to turn back the years to his 1998 British Open win, but his opening hole spells doom.

Ko has no time for pain

Lydia Ko looks to defend her title at the Marathon Classic, which begins on Friday.

Could a high pain tolerance be the secret to Lydia Ko's success?

Day forces rule change at Open

Jason Day hits a shot on the 10th fairway at Royal Birkdale, which now has an internal out of bounds for players teeing ...

Officials add internal out of bounds to stop players taking 'Tiger line' down the wrong fairway.

Lee a chance to play The Open

Danny Lee has edged closer to playing in The Open.

Kiwi golfer could sneak in to the playing field at the Open Championship as he moves up to first alternate.

Fox tracking strongly for Open

After three successive top-10 finishes in Europe, Ryan Fox is in the right form to mount a strong challenge at his ...

His Open debut was "a bit of a blur", now Ryan Fox reckons he'll enjoy this one as a form runner.

Sky's the limit for Stenson

Henrik Stenson plays out of a bunker during a practice round at Royal Birkdale.

Henrik Stenson will take Claret Jug skydiving if he wins it again.

Golfers jostle to join Open champs

Jordan Spieth is toiling to regain his lustre at the majors after a downturn following his Masters performance last year ...

Will the run of seven straight first-time major champs continue at Royal Birkdale?

Koepka unfazed by inactivity

US Open champion Brooks Koepka addresses the media at a press conference during a practice round prior to the 146th Open ...

US Open champion Brooks Koepka fully relaxed ahead of The Open.

Golf dress: Is it long enough?

US golfer Paula Creamer's skirt would be long enough under the new LPGA Tour rules.

Players and fans hit back at LPGA's new rules - so just what is too short or too casual for golf?

Why Rahm had to call in the bomb squad video

Jon Rahm lost his temper during a difficult US Open at Erin Hills.

Explosive Spanish golf star brings in unusual mental coach to help deal with his tantrums.

Let us dress like female athletes

Germany's Sandra Gal says golfers should be able to dress like athletes.

Golf star Sandra Gal says LPGA Tour's dress code is stopping players from looking sporty and fit.

Fox soars, Hendry battles injury

Ryan Fox heads into The Open with a pair of tied for fourth-place finishes on the European Tour.

Kiwi golfer Mike Hendry is struggling with a back injury but still hopes to play in The Open.

'Sunday school' golf dress code

Michelle Wie's outfit would fall foul of the LPGA Tour's strict new dress code, with no collar and too short a skirt.

Outcry as LPGA forbids plunging necklines and shorts that show off the "bottom area".

Ko falls further in final round

Lydia Ko shoots from the 18th fairway during the US Women's Open.

A disappointing end for Lydia Ko at the US Women's Open.

Fox's fantastic ace for par

New Zealand's Ryan Fox in action during the Scottish Open.

Ryan Fox holes in one to save par, in strong fourth-equal finish ahead of The Open.

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