Rory McIlroy's ankle injury is not only putting his Open defense in serious doubt, but it is also shifting the spotlight squarely on Jordan Spieth's run at golf history.
When it comes to getting injured in a bizarre fashion, Rory McIlroy isn't alone. Johnette Howard recalls celebrations gone wrong, outlandish alibis and other head-scratching injuries.
It is perhaps a sign of his increasing maturity on and off the tennis court that Andy Murray was the man asked to hand out advice to all and sundry in his post-match press conference on Monday.
One might think Tiger's three rounds in the 60s at the Greenbrier could be a turning point, but Woods himself isn't buying it.
ESPN has moved the site of its upcoming ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club following Donald Trump's derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants.
Lucy Li -- all of 11 -- stole our hearts at last year's Open as she played beyond her years, then casually ate ice cream and giggled afterward. She won't be back, but we haven't forgotten.
A week after making a nice gesture to a fan, Danny Lee told Jason Sobel about how that karma might have helped him win the Greenbrier Classic.
David Hearn didn't win the Greenbrier Classic playoff, but he did come away with a spot in the upcoming 144th Open Championship -- as did six other golfers Sunday.
Robert Streb's prowess on the green -- with a 56-degree wedge after breaking his putter -- was enough to sound like a scene from "Tin Cup" -- or a Dan Jenkins novel.
Austrian claims third European tour title after impressive final round of 65 amid blustery conditions in Paris.
Trio finish in the top five at Alstom Open de France to secure their part in the competition to win the Claret Jug at St Andrews.
Abraham Ancer won the Nova Scotia Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Bronson Burgoon with a 15-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.
America's Beth Allen won her first Ladies European Tour title in the ISPS Handa European Masters after Irish amateur Leona Maguire threatened to pull off a famous victory.
Saying he didn't want to offend people, Bubba Watson on Friday elaborated on the rationale behind his decision to paint an American flag over the Confederate flag on the General Lee.
Being a spectator at a golf tournament has never been as profitable as it was during Thursday's opening round of the Greenbrier Classic -- and it could get even better.
Grand Slam and Triple Crown chases are a big deal, as Serena Williams and Jordan Spieth are learning, but the hype is one reason such feats are so rare in any sport, Johnette Howard writes.
Four golf organizations that have tournaments scheduled at Donald Trump courses do not share his views and released a joint statement to say so Wednesday.
A 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper, acting as a conduit for a gambling operation, pleaded guilty last week to laundering approximately $2.75 million of Phil Mickelson's money.
Comedian George Lopez joins Michael Collins and Jason Sobel to chat about the stories and friendships that have come because of golf in their latest podcast.
What the future holds for McIlroy
What impact will a ruptured ankle ligament have on four-time major champion Rory McIlroy's season going forward? ESPN's golf experts weigh in. Monday Four-Ball
Rory McIlroy could join rare list
If the world No. 1 is unable to play the British Open, he'd become the 1st reigning champion to miss the following year since Ben Hogan in 1954. McIlroy has finished in the top 10 in each of the past 4 majors. Vote for ESPYs best male golfer
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If Rory McIlroy can't play The Open, he would be the first reigning champion not to defend title since Ben Hogan in 1954
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Danny Lee became just the second Danny to win on the PGA Tour since Caddyshack was released in 1980. "Be the ball, Danny..."
Domino effect of McIlroy's injury
Rory McIlroy's injured ankle has not only cast doubt on his chances to repeat as British Open champion, but it's also thrust his young rival's run at golf history into the spotlight, writes Bob Harig. Impact on Jordan Spieth