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Tiger Woods eyes Sam Snead’s PGA win record as FedExCup Playoffs loom

A DEFIANT Tiger Woods claims Sam Snead’s all-time US PGA Tour winning record is within reach as he begins the $US 67 million FedEx Cup play-offs buoyed by recent results. AAPFOX SP

Australia, Philippines brawl; Filipinos to now compete at 2018 Asian Games

THE Philippines have reversed a decision to pull out of the Asian Games basketball tournament following bans from the infamous brawl during their World Cup qualifier against Austra

PGA Tour: Adam Scott’s US Open hopes on line at Memorial

AUSTRALIA’S only Masters champion Adam Scott could miss his first major since 2001 unless he finishes strong at Memorial on Monday morning. AAPJune 3, 20182:31pm Jim Furyk looks o

US Open golf: Phil Mickelson meltdown video

GOLF champion Phil Mickelson is under siege after a baffling explanation to the moment he lost his damn mind in one of sport’s craziest meltdowns. APJune 17, 201812:47pm Video Im

Shengshan: Fishing ghost town swallowed up by nature | Photos

WHAT was once a thriving village in China is now an abandoned spot that nature has taken back — with eerie results. AFPJune 9, 201810:30am Video Image Holiday destinations that c

Egypt hotel deaths: John and Susan Cooper killed by ‘something in room’, daughter says

THE daughter of a couple who died mysteriously on holiday insists the perfectly healthy tourists were killed by “something in their room”. news.com.auAugust 27, 201810:07am Video

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal v David Ferrer result, retirement

RAFAEL Nadal has muscled his way to the US Open second round, but it came at an emotional cost as a tennis great called it quits. AFPAFPAugust 28, 20184:36pm David Ferrer, left, ta

British Open 2018 opening round scores: Kevin Kisner, Marc Leishman, Jason Day, Adam Scott

MARC Leishman got off to a flying start at Carnoustie to surge up the early British Open leaderboard and sit just behind American Kevin Kisner. Darren WaltonAAPJuly 20, 20185:55am

PGA Tour: Brandt Snedeker video, fires rare 59 to seize PGA Greensboro lead

BRANDT Snedeker became only the ninth golfer in US PGA Tour history to fire a 59 on Thursday, his 11-under effort putting him in the lead in the first round of the Wyndham Champion

US PGA Tour: Adam Scott in US Open nightmare

ADAM Scott has appeared at 67 straight major tournaments, but a poor finish at Memorial on Monday morning means he’s staring down the barrel of a 17-year first at the US Open. AAP

US Open: Shinnecock Hills offers new challenge for Adam Scott

SIX days after qualifying for the US Open, Adam Scott has a new caddie an old coach and an opinion about the ‘very penal’ Shinnecock Hills layout. Doug FergusonAPJune 11, 201811:02

US Open at Shinnecock Hills; World No.1 Dustin Johnson leads by four; Jason Day, Adam Scott miss cut

MARC Leishman and Aaron Baddeley will be Australia’s only hopes to chase down runaway leader Dustin Johnson as Jason Day and Adam Scott crashed out of the US Open on day two. AAPAP

Golf Phil Mickelson meltdown video at US Open 2018

PHIL Mickelson has finally revealed why he really lost the plot in a moment of madness he might never truly recover from. Mark CannizzaroNY PostJune 21, 201810:17am Video Image P

British Open 2018: Francesco Molinari could head to Melbourne

HAVING conquered the British Open and a raft of other tournaments in recent weeks, could Francesco Molinari be headed to the Melbourne sandbelt in search of more glory? RUSSELL GOU

US PGA Championship at Bellerive

AUSSIE hopeful Cameron Smith says his time spent playing golf in tropical south-east Asia has prepared him for a stinking hot and humid US PGA Championship this weekend. AAPAAPAug

Peter Thomson’s achievements go far beyond the fairways of the British Open

APART from being Australia’s greatest ever golfers, Peter Thomson was a groundbreaking president of the Australian PGA for 32 years and one of Australia’s finest golf journalists.

British Open 2018: Jhonattan Vegas opening round, visa troubles, lost clubs

JHONATTAN Vegas has endured a week to forget, with a ‘horror movie’ week of visa nightmares and lost clubs culminating in an opening round blowout at the British Open. AAPJuly 20,

World’s highest paid athlete: Floyd Mayweather, LeBron James net worth

FLOYD Mayweather reclaimed his place at the top of Forbes’ annual ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes in a year a Kiwi giant put Aussies to shame. AFPAFPJune 6, 20188:42pm (L-