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QUICK TAKE: Qatar Unrest May Have Golf Ripple View More
The European Tour's future in Qatar could potentially be in peril.

QUICK TAKE: Qatar Unrest May Have Golf Ripple

  The intersection of golf and politics continues to raise uncomfortable questions for the game’s decision makers. Two days after the tragic London Bridge terrorist attacks, the second in as many weeks in the U.K. after the Manchester concert bombing, the governments of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates…

NEWS: R&A’s Slumbers Talks Trump And The Open

NEWS: R&A’s Slumbers Talks Trump And The Open

On the day after Rory McIlroy reportedly played 18 holes with President Trump, Martin Slumbers, the chief executive of the R&A, was asked if he would do the same. He was not about to dismiss the idea. “With all the senior people in the world,” said Slumbers, “I think it’s…

BREAKING NEWS: John Jacobs, European Tour Founder, Dies at 91

BREAKING NEWS: John Jacobs, European Tour Founder, Dies at 91

John Jacobs, a two-time European Ryder Cup captain and founding father of the European Tour, died Friday. He was 91. The World Golf Hall of Fame inductee led a fascinating life, impacting the game as a player, teacher and administrator. A member of the Royal Air Force, Jacobs turned professional…

BREAKING NEWS: South African Pro Dies In Apparent Suicide View More
Wayne Westner, a 1996 World Cup of Golf winner, reached as high as No. 40 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

BREAKING NEWS: South African Pro Dies In Apparent Suicide

Wayne Westner, a South African who won twice on the European Tour in the 1990s, died Wednesday in an apparent suicide, according to multiple media reports. A police spokesman confirmed to the South Coast Herald that a man who died of a gunshot wound to the head was Westner. The 55-year-old…

New Asian Tour CEO Lauds Alliance With European Tour

New Asian Tour CEO Lauds Alliance With European Tour

With a proposed merger between the Asian and European Tours falling through earlier this year, new Asian Tour CEO Josh Burack called the alternative strategic alliance a “great option” that will create more tournaments and opportunities for their players.  The agreement for the tours to work together was struck in July…

VIDEO: McIlroy Gets Asked The Tough Questions From Young Reporter

VIDEO: McIlroy Gets Asked The Tough Questions From Young Reporter

It was possibly the toughest interview of Rory’s golfing career, and it came from a 9-year-old reporter named Billy. Rory sat down with the young interviewer on the eve of his DP World Tour Championship defense, and Billy, being the sly devil that he is, starts off by absolutely roasting Rory with some photos…