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Jordan Spieth reacts on the 18th green during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
Sir Nick Faldo: 'Jordan Spieth will be scarred by his collapse at The Masters'
Sir Nick Faldo says that Jordan Spieth's collapse at The Masters will "scar him".
Apr 11, 16:30
Jordan Spieth in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Jordan Spieth keen to forget nightmare finish in Masters third round
Defending champion Jordan Spieth admits that he will struggle to forget how his poor third-round finish has left the destiny of the 80th Masters up in the air.
Apr 10, 13:47
Jordan Spieth in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Jordan Spieth leads Masters, Rory McIlroy four shots behind after first round
Defending Masters champion Jordan Spieth takes a two-shot lead following a six-under 66 at Augusta, while Rory McIlroy is four shots off the pace after the first round.
Apr 8, 09:18
Jordan Spieth in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Defending Masters champion Jordan Spieth: 'Six-under 66 one of my better rounds'
Defending Masters champion Jordan Spieth says that his first-round six-under-par 66 at Augusta National is one of his "better rounds".
Apr 7, 21:31
Jordan Spieth in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Reigning Masters champion Jordan Spieth kicks off defence with six-under-par 66
Reigning Masters champion Jordan Spieth storms to a six-under-par 66 in the opening round at Augusta National.
Apr 7, 21:20
A scoreboard at Whistling Straits ahead of the US PGA Championship on August 10, 2015
Sports Mole's US PGA Championship preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 97th US PGA Championship, which is being played at Whistling Straits on the shoreline of Lake Michigan.
Aug 12, 10:25
The green on the 495 yards par 4, 17th hole 'Road' with the 357 yards par 4, 18th hole 'Tom Morris' behind on the Old Course at St Andrews venue for The Open Championship in 2015, on July 29, 2014 in St Andrews, Scotland
Sports Mole's 2015 Open Championship preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews, where defending champion Rory McIlroy misses out through injury.
Jul 15, 16:50
Phil Mickelson during the final round of The Masters on April 12, 2015
Phil Mickelson happy with form ahead of US Open
Phil Mickelson believes that he is in a good position to win the US Open this week after six runner-up finishes at the event during his career.
Jun 15, 13:21
Tiger Woods of the United States smiles on the practice range during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2015
Jack Nicklaus: "I feel bad for Tiger Woods"
Jack Nicklaus lends his support to Tiger Woods after the 39-year-old posts the worst round of his career at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.
Jun 7, 08:58
Rory McIlroy strikes a pose during day two of the Irish Open on May 29, 2015
Jack Nicklaus defends Rory McIlroy absence
Jack Nicklaus defends Rory McIlroy's decision to skip the Memorial Tournament ahead of the US Open.
Jun 4, 02:23
Jordan Spieth wears his green jacket after winning The Masters on April 12, 2015
Jack Nicklaus: 'Youngsters like Jordan Spieth will take over golf'
Jack Nicklaus says that it is a good time for young players, such as Masters champion Jordan Spieth, to "take over" the game of golf.
Apr 13, 23:16
Ben Crenshaw of the United States hits a tee shot on the second tee during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014
Ben Crenshaw fills in for Arnold Palmer at Masters curtain-raiser
Arnold Palmer will be replaced by Ben Crenshaw for the Masters par-three tournament.
Apr 6, 16:13
2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson receives his green jacket from last year's winner Adam Scott at Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia on April 13, 2014
Bubba Watson: 'I know what to do to win third Masters'
Bubba Watson says that he feels ready to defend his Masters title next week.
Mar 31, 17:34
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reaches for a golf ball on the practice ground during the final round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 20, 2014 in Hoylake, England
Rory McIlroy eyes pre-Masters break
Rory McIlroy confirms that his appearance in this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational will be his last competitive outing before next month's Masters.
Mar 18, 19:51
2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson receives his green jacket from last year's winner Adam Scott at Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia on April 13, 2014
Bubba Watson: 'Masters pressure all on Rory McIlroy'
Reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson insists that all the pressure ahead of this year's tournament is on Rory McIlroy.
Mar 17, 21:29
Tiger Woods gestures after holing a putt at Firestone CC on August 2, 2013
Jack Nicklaus: "Tiger Woods will turn it around"
Tiger Woods will bounce back and can still break Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major championship wins, says Nicklaus himself.
Feb 21, 15:58
Billy Casper reacts to his putt during the Greats of Golf exhibition during the second round of the 3M Championship at TPC Twin Cities held on August 7, 2010
Three-time major winner Billy Casper dies aged 83
Billy Casper, the former US Ryder Cup captain and three-time major winner, dies at the age of 83.
Feb 8, 12:32
Rory McIlroy of Europe and Rickie Fowler of USA on the tee on day three of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles on September 28, 2014
Rory McIlroy confirms Rickie Fowler will play in 2015 Irish Open
Rory McIlroy announces that Rickie Fowler has agreed to play in the 2015 Irish Open at the Royal County Down Golf Club.
Nov 18, 08:49
Jack Nicklaus of the USA chips out of the sand bunker during the US Masters Golf Tournament on April 12, 1986 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA
Jack Nicklaus: 'Europe were just better'
Jack Nicklaus jumps to the defence of USA captain Tom Watson and insists that Europe were 'the better side' at the Ryder Cup.
Oct 18, 16:23
 Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland acknowledges the crowd after finishing his round on the 18th green during the Alstom Open de France - Day Four at Le Golf National on July 6, 2014
Graeme McDowell: World Match Play needs to return to "former glory"
Defending champion Graeme McDowell encourages the European Tour to restore the World Match Play, which takes place in Kent this week, to "its former glory".
Oct 15, 15:55
Rory McIlroy of Europe laughs during practice ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at the Gleneagles Hotel on September 24, 2014
Sam Torrance: 'Rory McIlroy among the greats of the game'
Former European Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance claims that 25-year-old Rory McIlroy should already be considered one of the greatest players in history.
Oct 9, 19:39
Rory McIlroy celebrates winning the PGA Championship on August 10, 2014
Jack Nicklaus: 'Rory McIlroy has embraced being world number one'
Jack Nicklaus believes that Rory McIlroy has finally embraced being world number one following his successful year.
Oct 1, 12:19
A general view of the Ryder Cup trophy on a branded plinth during a VIP dinner at Gleneagles on September 23, 2013
Top five greatest Ryder Cups
With the 40th Ryder Cup now underway, Sports Mole looks back at five of the greatest previous editions from the historic biennial event.
Sep 26, 10:48
The 2014 USA Ryder Cup team and captain Tom Watson pose for a photo at Gleneagles ahead of the event on September 23, 2014
Ryder Cup 2014 preview: Team USA
Sports Mole profiles each of the 12 players that make up Tom Watson's USA team for this weekend's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Sep 24, 12:59
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning his second US PGA title at Valhalla Golf Club on August 10, 2014
Jack Nicklaus: 'Rory McIlroy can win 20 Majors'
Jack Nicklaus believes that Rory McIlroy, who won a second successive Major at the USPGA Championship, has the potential to break his record of 18 Major wins.
Aug 11, 23:16
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waves to the gallery during the first round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 17, 2014
Preview: The US PGA Championship
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 96th US PGA Championship, which is being hosted for the third time at Valhalla.
Aug 7, 10:05
Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy holds the Claret Jug aloft after winning The Open at Royal Liverpool on July 20, 2014 in Hoylake, England
Rory McIlroy targets dominance
Rory McIlroy says that he wants to "dominate" golf after winning his first Open Championship and third major title.
Jul 21, 01:57
Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy holds the Claret Jug aloft after winning The Open at Royal Liverpool on July 20, 2014 in Hoylake, England
Result: Rory McIlroy triumphs at Hoylake to claim first Open title
Rory McIlroy wins The Open for the first time by finishing on 17-under-par at Hoylake, three clear of Sergio Garcia.
Jul 20, 18:26
Rory McIlroy in action during the third day of the PGA Championship on August 10, 2013
Rory McIlroy reveals advice from Jack Nicklaus
Rory McIlroy admits that he is hoping advice from Jack Nicklaus will boost his chances at the US Open.
Jun 12, 04:40
 Phil Mickelson in action on the 18th hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship on May 3, 2014
Phil Mickelson desperate to meet own expectations at US Open
Phil Mickelson admits that he is driven to succeed at the US Open by his desire to win all four Majors.
Jun 11, 05:07
Tiger Woods at the fifth hole during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship on March 8, 2014
Sir Nick Faldo: 'Tiger Woods won't win 19 Majors in his career'
Sir Nick Faldo believes that Tiger Woods will fail to surpass Jack Nicklaus's record to win 19 Major titles in his career.
Apr 9, 11:35
Tiger Woods at the fifth hole during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship on March 8, 2014
Jack Nicklaus: 'Tiger Woods will break Majors record'
Jack Nicklaus insists that Tiger Woods is still on course to set a new record for victories in Major tournaments.
Apr 9, 04:19
Adam Scott of Australia plays a shot during the third round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 11, 2014
Adam Scott "quietly confident" of Masters defence
Adam Scott reveals that he is "quietly confident" of becoming only the fourth man to collect the green jacket in consecutive years when he defends his Masters title this week.
Apr 9, 02:00
Tiger Woods at the fifth hole during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship on March 8, 2014
Tigers Woods still chasing Majors record
Tiger Woods insists that there is still time for him to surpass Jack Nicklaus's total of 18 major wins when he returns from the injury that has ruled him out of the Masters.
Apr 2, 01:16
Tiger Woods gestures after holing a putt at Firestone CC on August 2, 2013
Arnold Palmer: 'Tiger Woods will struggle to break Majors record'
Arnold Palmer believes that time is running out for Tiger Woods to break Jack Nicklaus's record in major championships.
Mar 20, 04:11
Adam Scott of Australia plays a shot during the third round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 11, 2014
Adam Scott: 'Tiger Woods's dry spell offers chance to younger players'
Adam Scott believes that the next generation of golfers are ready to take advantage of Tiger Woods's "dry spell" in major tournaments.
Feb 19, 04:27
Tiger Woods in action during the third day of the PGA Championship on August 10, 2013
Tiger Woods confident of Major success in 2014
World number one Tiger Woods says that he is looking forward to all four Major venues next season.
Nov 11, 04:29
Tiger Woods gestures after holing a putt at Firestone CC on August 2, 2013
Jack Nicklaus expects close race in US PGA Championship
Jack Nicklaus believes that Oak Hill suits a number of players ahead of the US PGA Championship.
Aug 6, 11:58
Spectators watch golfers on the 17th green during practice for the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club on June 12, 2013
Fans to design PGA Championship hole
Golf fans will be able to alter the course of the par-three 15th at Oakhill ahead of next month's PGA Championship in an online poll.
Jul 24, 21:32
Phil Mickelson reacts to his shot from the bunker on the second hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament on June 16, 2013
Phil Mickelson heartbroken by US Open failure
Phil Mickelson admits that his latest narrow failure at the US Open has left him heartbroken, after losing out to Justin Rose by two shots at the Merion Golf Club.
Jun 17, 01:22