McIlroy settles multi-million-pound case with ex-agents ahead of US Masters

Rory McIlroy

Johannesburg, Feb 05 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy settled a multi-million pounds case with his former management company on Wednesday, just a day after proceedings opened at Dublin's High Court and sparred himself a protracted legal battle ahead of the Masters in April.

The world number one golfer had sued Conor Ridge's Horizon Sports Management company, who in turn counter-sued the Northern Irishman over the terms of an agreement he struck with the firm in 2011.

Tiger Woods now a subject of sympathy

Tiger Woods now a subject of sympathy

San Diego: No one can recall these kinds of odds for Tiger Woods at any tournament, certainly not one at Torrey Pines. He is listed at 50-to-1, which prompted a question that was even more shocking than the odds. Was that to win? Or to make the cut?

Perhaps even more telling was an observation from Padraig Harrington.

"Did you ever think you would hear a professional golfer genuinely and sincerely say, 'I hope Tiger Woods plays better,'" Harrington said over the weekend.

Tiger Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years

Tiger Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years

Scottsdale - Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years.

And if he doesn't turn his game around quickly, he will be ineligible for a World Golf Championship for only the second time in his career.

Woods was No. 1 in the world eight months ago. But after missing most of last year recovering from back surgery, and playing poorly in the few times he did play, Woods made his 2015 debut in the Phoenix Open at No. 47 in the world. He missed the cut by 12 shots.

Woods cards career worst ever 11-over-par 82 at Phoenix Open

Tiger Woods

London, Jan 31 - Former world number one Tiger Woods has hit a new low in his career as he recorded the worst round as a professional golfer with an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

The American was playing in his first PGA Tour event of the season and after struggling on day one in Arizona, carding a 73, he was left in the 132nd place in a field of 132 and certain to miss the cut.

Woods said that he has got to keep this in perspective, adding that sometimes that's hard to do, the BBC reported.

Woods exhibits new fixed tooth post losing one while surprising skiing girlfriend Vonn

Tiger Woods

London, Jan 28 - American golf ace Tiger Woods gave a very public airing to his new teeth on Tuesday, ahead of this week's Phoenix Open, after he lost a tooth post being hit by a camera while he was watching girlfriend and skier Lindsey Vonn race in Italy.

The former world number one lost a tooth and cracked another after a cameraman, who was kneeling in front of him in the crowd, stood up, turned and caught the golfer square in the face.

Woods said that the injury was very painful and added that he could not eat or drink until the tooth was repaired, the BBC reported.

'Grown up' Dustin Johnson ready PGA Tour return post six-month leave of absence

Dustin Johnson

Johannesburg, Jan 26 - American golf ace Dustin Johnson would end a six-month leave of absence from the sport to seek help for personal challenges with his return to the PGA Tour at next month's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.

Tournament organisers announced Johnson's commitment to the February 5-8 event and the American on Saturday revealed that it was time for him to grow up and get back to competitive golf.

Branden Grace wins Qatar Masters to bag second title of 2015 Race to Dubai

Branden Grace

Wellington, Jan 25 - South African golf er Branden Grace won the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday to become the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai.

Grace finished one shot clear of Scotland's Marc Warren (67) and two ahead of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger (68), as he finished the tournament on 19-under with his bogey-free, six-under-par 66.

Tied at 18-under-par as they approached the 18th tee, Grace held his nerve with a birdie while Warren could only salvage par after his wayward tee-shot failed to find the fairway, reported.

Homeless men say Allenby hit head on rock in contrast to golfer's abduction claims

Homeless men say Allenby hit head on rock in contrast to golfer's abduction clai

Wellington, Jan 23 : Two homeless men have revealed that they encountered Australian golfer Robert Allenby on the night he was injured in Hawaii and have claimed that he scraped his face when he passed out and fell on a rock, in contrast to the golfer's claims that he was beaten during a violent abduction.

The Honolulu Police Department is gathering security footage and examining recent charges made to Allenby's credit card in a bid to determine just what happened to the veteran golfer, who claims that he was abducted, beaten and robbed after visiting a wine bar last Friday.

David Duval says Woods must regain health, confidence to be 'firing on all cylinders'

David Duval says Woods must regain health, confidence to be 'firing on all cylin

Wellington, Jan 22 : Recounting his personal experience that how difficult it is to play hurt and without confidence, former golf number one David Duval has said that American golf ace Tiger Woods must regain his health and confidence to be firing on all cylinders.

Duval, in his new role as a Golf Channel analyst, would be among those closely following the progress of the 14-times major champion who would make his season debut at next week's Waste Management Phoenix Open after an injury-hit 2014.

Golfer Johnson refutes has problems with cocaine

Golfer Johnson refutes has problems with cocaine

London, Jan 22 : American ace golfer Dustin Johnson has refused allegations that he has got a problem with cocaine, saying that too much drinking caused his absence from the sport.

Johnson, an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour, had announced his absence six months ago, saying that the break would improve his mental health, physical well-being and emotional foundation.

It was also alleged that the golfer had been serving a six-month after testing positive for cocaine.

Dismissing alleged issue with cocaine, Johnson said that he had issues, but that was not the issue, the BBC reported.

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