Meet Karl Vilips, the next big thing in Australian golf

At six years of age, Karl Vilips competed in the junior world championships in the US with half a bag of golf clubs. He finished seventh out of 156. Rising star: Karl Vilips is leading the Internationals team in the Junior Presidents Cup.Credit:Eddie Jim He could be an actor – he actually is a Youtube sensation – but he’s not. […]

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Reed leads Hero World Challenge with Tiger Woods six shots back

Patrick Reed leads Hero World Challenge with Tiger Woods six shots off the pace after second round Former Masters champion Patrick Reed scored second round of six-under-par  Gary Woodland is three shots back, Jon Rahm and Henrik Stenson in contention  Tiger Woods is six back and said: ‘I’ve got a chance going into the weekend’ Patrick Reed held the outright […]

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‘It’s awful’: Golfers battling smoke haze at Australian Open

Sydney’s smoky haze continues to dog the Australian Open golf championship, with former winner Matt Jones claiming he’d never endured anything like it. Jones snared the early clubhouse lead with a first-round four-under-par 67 on Thursday before saying visibility and comfort levels were among the worst he’d endured. “It’s awful,” Jones said. “I’m not sure what the forecast is but […]

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Tiger struggles late, settles for 72 at Hero World

NASSAU, Bahamas — There was a light moment on Wednesday afternoon at Albany Golf Club when Tiger Woods made it a point to let Justin Thomas know he had outdriven him, stopping dramatically to examine the younger golfer’s ball and then walking ahead to his own. Woods, who will turn 44 on Dec. 30, got a kick out of upstaging […]

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Ultimate guide to the Presidents Cup

When Tiger Woods confirmed last month that he would be playing in the President’s Cup the golfing world took an excited leap in the air. Already team captain of the USA for the biennial showdown, his win at the Masters this year was a signal the GOAT was back and tournament organisers were licking their lips. The Presidents Cup is […]

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