Carlsson cards 66 to lead PGA tournament

Johan Carlsson holds a one-shot lead at the BMW PGA Championship after an opening round of 66 left him six-under par at Wentworth.
The Swede birdied the third, fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth holes to turn in 30 before dropping a shot at the par three 10th. However he picked up another thre read more...

Woods determined to make professional return

Tiger Woods has underlined his desire to return to professional golf as he continues his recovery from his latest injury setback.
The 14-time major winner has consistently struggled with back problems in recent years and he underwent a fourth operation on the issue last month to try and alle read more...

European Tour faces shake up

European golf faces a major shake up if the US changes the date of their PGA Championship, according to chief Keith Pelley.
US officials are considering moving what is traditionally the final major of the season in order for the PGA to concentrate on the FedEx Cup play-offs.
They are nor read more...

Poulter has Major Wentworth aim

Ian Poulter is targeting glory in this week's BMW PGA Championship as he chases a place in the US Open next month.
The Englishman is not yet part of the field for the next major of the year, which begins on June 15 at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, but he will earn a place there if he can come out read more...

Wood bemoans lack of credit

Chris Wood says the lack of credit given to the current group of British players is unfair, ahead of his BMW PGA Championship defence.
The 29-year-old claimed the biggest win of his career 12 months at Wentworth, edging out Sweden's Rikard Karlberg by a stroke to claim the victory that also read more...

‘Empty’ Jang quits tour

Ha Na Jang says she has decided to leave the LPGA Tour because she there are

more important
things to her in life.
South Korea's Jang, who turned professional in 2010, made a great start to her career on the domestic Korean Tour, winning eight tournaments from 2012-1 read more...

Harrington eyes Ryder captaincy

Padraig Harrington says he would

love
to captain the European side at a future Ryder Cup.
Harrington is one of Europe's most decorated Ryder Cup players, having represented the team on six different occasions - in 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010. The Irishman, read more...

Harrington eyes Ryder Cup captaincy

Padraig Harrington says he would

love
to captain the European side at a future Ryder Cup.
Harrington is one of Europe's most decorated Ryder Cup players, having represented the team on six different occasions - in 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010. The Irishman, read more...

Japanese quartet book US Open places

Japanese stars Satoshi Kodaira, Yusaku Miyazato, Chan Kim and Shugo Imahira have all qualified for the US Open next month.
Kodaira won a qualifying tournament at Ono Golf Club in Ono City in his home country to book his place at Erin Hills and he will be joined by Miyazato, Kim and Imahira a read more...

Horschel beats Day in play-off

Billy Horschel has won the AT&T Byron Nelson after beating Jason Day at the first extra hole of the play-off.
Both players had finished on 12-under par but it was Horschel who took the vitory as Day missed a short four-foot par putt on the first extra hole. James Hahn, who was leading go read more...