Rory McIlroy’s caddie Harry Diamond is set to spend two weeks in quarantine in Florida so that he is available for the PGA Tour’s return on 11 June.
Players and caddies based outside the United States must quarantine in America before resuming the season.
World number one McIlroy is set to play at the Charles Schwab Colonial in Texas – the first PGA Tour event since 12 March because of the Covid-19 crisis.
“We will be able to get Harry on the bag,” said Northern Ireland’s McIlroy.
Diamond was due to fly to the US on Sunday and stay in [...]
Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in Sunday’s charity golf match which raised $20m (£16.4m) for coronavirus relief efforts in the United States.
Legendary NFL quarterback Brady hit the shot of the day, holing out from the fairway on the seventh.
“I take my hat off to Tom and Peyton,” said Woods. “This is our arena, this is what we do for a living.
“I couldn’t imagine going on the field and do what they do,” he added.
The event was played between four of the [...]
Rory McIlroy wore shorts, carried his own bag and won £910,000 for charity with a nearest-the-pin shot as golf returned to television on Sunday.
The world number one was partnering Dustin Johnson in a skins game against Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff at Seminole Golf Club, Florida, USA.
McIlroy and Johnson ended up winning £1.53m to Fowler and Woolf’s £951,000.
Viewer donations took the total raised to more than £4m, with the money being split between coronavirus relief funds.
In keeping with social distancing guidelines, there were no [...]
Seven-time major winner Inbee Park will take part in a virtual match play event organised by the LPGA.
South Korea’s Park and compatriot Ryu So-yeon will compete against New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and Sweden’s Pernilla Lindberg.
The teams will play an 18-hole foursomes match and an 18-hole four-ball match at a virtual version of Bethpage Black in New York.
The $10,000 (£8,200) prize money will go to a coronavirus relief charity.
The LPGA season has been on hold since February because of the pandemic.
Park, who won the most recent LPGA [...]