What price Woods making history in golf's new gambling era?
19/10/2020 | sport | golf | 178
As Tiger Woods goes in search of a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour win at a course on which he has won five times, Iain Carter rails against the new gambling regime adopted by the game in the US.
'British golf deserves a hug right now'
12/10/2020 | sport | golf | 190
With men and women triumphing on the world stage in recent weeks, the standards of British golf are high right now and we should embrace that, writes Iain Carter.
European Tour protocols 'restricting'
06/10/2020 | sport | golf | 93
Ian Poulter says the European Tour Covid-19 protocols are more restrictive than the PGA Tour and talks about Bryson DeChambeau's "freak" US Open and his own Ryder Cup ambitions.
Timely English wins with major looming
05/10/2020 | sport | golf | 83
Mel Reid and Georgia Hall winning the last two LPGA Tour events feel like breakthrough moments as the players gear up for this week's third major of 2020, the Women's PGA Championship, writes Iain Carter.
'A big fortnight for the European Tour'
28/09/2020 | sport | golf | 85
This week's Scottish Open marks the start of 'a big fortnight' for the European Tour with the PGA Championship following at Wentworth, writes Iain Carter.
Is it time for golf to act after DeChambeau's 'bomb and gouge' US Open win?
21/09/2020 | sport | golf | 1,082
Bryson DeChambeau's powerful US Open victory will surely intensify arguments dominating the distance debate which lies at the heart of golf's future, writes Iain Carter.
DeChambeau storms to US Open title
21/09/2020 | sport | golf | 397
Bryson DeChambeau produces a wonderful final-round display to win the US Open and claim the first major title of his career.
Wolff leads with McIlroy in contention
20/09/2020 | sport | golf | 329
Matthew Wolff produces a scintillating 65 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the US Open at Winged Foot.
Reed leads US Open at tricky Winged Foot
19/09/2020 | sport | golf | 257
Patrick Reed has a slender lead over fellow American Bryson DeChambeau heading into the weekend after a high-scoring second round in New York.
McIlroy and Westwood in US Open contention
18/09/2020 | sport | golf | 223
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood of England are two strokes behind first-round leader Justin Thomas at the US Open.
Winged Foot in top three hardest - Woods
15/09/2020 | sport | golf | 149
Winged Foot is one of the three hardest courses in the world, alongside Oakmont and Carnoustie, says Tiger Woods as he prepares for the US Open at the New York course.
'US Opens are survival of the fittest'
14/09/2020 | sport | golf | 127
As the US Open heads back to Winged Foot, memories stir of the last time this savage New York course staged the major regarded as the toughest test in golf, writes Iain Carter.
Rahm beats Johnson in dramatic play-off
31/08/2020 | sport | golf | 163
Jon Rahm beats Dustin Johnson on the first hole of a play-off in a thrilling climax to the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields.
'Popov's success mirrored a great week for the Women's Open'
24/08/2020 | sport | golf | 196
Sophia Popov's Women's Open victory could not have been anticipated and nor could the overall success of the event in such troubled times, writes Iain Carter.
Johnson wins Northern Trust by 11 shots
24/08/2020 | sport | golf | 127
American Dustin Johnson wins his second title in three months in spectacular style, cruising to victory at the Northern Trust by 11 shots.
Morikawa is golf's newest superstar - but invincibility can be fleeting
11/08/2020 | sport | golf | 106
Collin Morikawa is golf's newest superstar after his sensational win at the US PGA - but also a reminder of the transient nature of apparent invincibility.
Morikawa holds off Casey to win US PGA
10/08/2020 | sport | golf | 278
American Collin Morikawa emerges from a stacked leaderboard to win the 2020 US PGA Championship after a flawless final round in San Francisco.
Johnson leads going into final round
09/08/2020 | sport | golf | 175
Former world number one Dustin Johnson charges into the lead on a thrilling third day at the 2020 US PGA Championship in San Francisco.
Fleetwood & Rose in contention at US PGA
08/08/2020 | sport | golf | 148
Tommy Fleetwood cards the joint-lowest round of the 2020 US PGA Championship to move into contention going into the final two rounds in San Francisco.
Woods makes solid start at Harding Park
06/08/2020 | sport | golf | 160
Tiger Woods shoots his lowest opening round in a major since 2012 after a two-under-par 68 at the US PGA Championship in San Francisco.
DeChambeau - science, gains & monster drives
04/08/2020 | sport | golf | 154
Bryson DeChambeau likes to challenge the norm and the golfing scientist's latest experiment has seen him pile on three stones.
Thomas wins to return to number one
03/08/2020 | sport | golf | 84
American Justin Thomas cards a 65 to win the WGC-St Jude Invitational in Memphis by three shots and become the new world number one.
'Players need to accept winning ugly is fine'
27/07/2020 | sport | golf | 111
American Tony Finau is one of the PGA Tour's most consistent players but has won just once, leading former player Anthony Wall to suggest he is "trying too hard to be perfect".
Nasal swabs, bio-bubbles and buddy rules at British Masters
21/07/2020 | sport | golf | 99
BBC Sport's Iain Carter endures an eye-wateringly painful nasal swab to gain entry to the first tournament of the European Tour's 'UK Swing' at Close House.
'Ryder Cup fate sealed by players'
08/07/2020 | sport | golf | 96
The indifference of leading golfers fatally diminished the 2020 Ryder Cup - the sport's most exciting show - and sealed its fate, says Iain Carter.
Players not invincible despite flouting rules
22/06/2020 | sport | golf | 226
Nick Watney's positive Covid-19 test last week seemed to finally show the PGA Tour players that they should not flout social distance guidelines at tournaments, writes Iain Carter.
Resumption of world rankings 'unfair'
15/06/2020 | sport | golf | 150
While the return of golf is great to see, it is unfair to offer world ranking points at events that many cannot play, writes Iain Carter.
'Time has come for tournament balls'
13/06/2020 | sport | golf | 454
Colin Montgomerie believes the "time has come" for officials to introduce a "tournament ball for professionals" to curb long hitting off the tee.
'A crime to host Ryder Cup without fans'
03/06/2020 | sport | golf | 162
US Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker says it would be "almost a yawner of an event" if this year's match against Europe is played without fans present.
Golf is back - but not as we know it
11/05/2020 | sport | golf | 248
Golf courses in England are getting ready to host a somewhat different game, but perhaps better co-ordinated, writes Iain Carter.