Three push for playing rights in US

Three push for playing rights in US

Matt Jones closed with a 63 in the Barbasol Championship. Image: Getty   As the season for locking up playing cards arrives, three Australians made big strides in America today. Matt Jones almost qualifies as a veteran nowadays, but the Sydneysider’s dazzling 63 in the final round of the PGA […]

Johann Rupert’s golf estate disputes R1.3bn valuation in fight over rates bill

Johann Rupert’s golf estate disputes R1.3bn valuation in fight over rates bill

Tycoon Johann Rupert and his partners are disputing the valuation of their R1.3 billion golf estate in the second round of a fight with a rural Mpumalanga municipality over payment of property rates. Rupert, one of South Africa’s richest people, owns the prestigious Leopard Creek golf estate, situated along the Crocodile River near the Kruger […]

The Open 2019 final round live: Shane Lowry, Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka, Justin Rose, plus leaderboard

The Open 2019 final round live: Shane Lowry, Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka, Justin Rose, plus leaderboard – BBC Sport Summary Champion: -15 Lowry Selected: -9 Fleetwood; -7 Finau -6 Westwood, Koepka; -5 MacIntyre, Hatton, Willett, Fowler -3 Molinari, Rahm; -1 Rose, Spieth; +6 Holmes; +3 McDowell Listen to live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live […]

Watch as golf fans celebrate Shane Lowry’s third round finish

Watch as golf fans celebrate Shane Lowry’s third round finish

They were scenes more akin to a football match. Thirty minutes after Shane Lowry finished his wonderful third round 63, hundreds of golf fans danced and sang as their hero did his media duties yards away. “Ole, Ole, Ole” – the traditional refrain to celebrate Irish sporting achievement – rang out again and again as […]

Rock doesn’t roll for Smith at Portrush

Rock doesn’t roll for Smith at Portrush

by Justin Falconer at Royal Portrush Cam Smith on day three of the 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush. It was a ball-striking performance that could have produced anything for Cam Smith on Saturday. But the last Aussie standing at The Open couldn’t finish the job with the flatstick, Smith […]