from Left field:

McIlroy and Woods still have reasons to be positive

April 12, 2011

GOLF-MASTERS/One of the most riveting final rounds at the Masters left Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy dealing with bitter disappointment, although they each appear to have bright prospects going forward.

from Left field:

Why all the fuss about being world number one?

November 2, 2010

GOLF-RANKINGS/WESTWOODTo much fanfare, Lee Westwood has ended the 281-week reign of Tiger Woods as golf's world number one yet the fact the Briton has not won a major raisesĀ a couple of questions -- Do rankings reward consistency rather than great achievement? And how much do they really matter?

from Left field:

Ryder Cup shows sportsmanship at its best

September 27, 2010

GOLF-ENGLAND/If golf is an island of civilisation in a world of sport awash with cheating then the Ryder Cup is the coconut-laden palm tree on top.

from Left field:

Rory McIlroy: Genuine Open Contender

July 16, 2009

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Rory McIlroy can win The Open Championship at Turnberry this weekend.

The bushy-haired 20-year old from Northern Ireland is playing only his second Open, and first as a professional. But he is such a talent that he is capable of pulling off the biggest win in a major championship since the 21-year old Tiger Woods ran off with The U.S. Masters in 1997.