Dec 18 - Brooke Henderson, a 17-year-old Canadian who was golf's top-ranked female amateur, on Thursday announced her decision to turn professional and sign up with sports management company IMG (International Management Group).
LONDON, Dec 18 - Factbox on world number one Rory McIlroy who enjoyed a stellar year in 2014, winning two major championships.
LONDON, Dec 18 - Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment.
LONDON, Dec 18 - Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust have been named Reuters sportsman and sportswoman of the year after a poll of the news agency's sports journalists from around the world.
LONDON, Dec 18 - We will publish the results of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world, at 1900 GMT.
LONDON, Dec 18 - On Thursday Dec. 18 we will publish the result of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world.
LONDON, Dec 18 - The European Tour appointed two female non-executive directors on Thursday as it continued a structural overhaul after a testing year during which it lost a major sponsor and the chief executive decided to stand down.
LONDON, Dec 16 - Rory McIlroy has been named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the second time in three seasons, capping an outstanding 2014 for the world number one.
LONDON, Dec 15 - World number one Rory McIlroy has urged golf's rule-makers to quicken the game up at grass-roots level in order to make it more attractive to youngsters.
Dec 15 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 11.35 2. (2) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 8.40 3. (3) Adam Scott (Australia) 8.01 4. (4) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.47 5. (5) Justin Rose (Britain) 6.94 6. (7) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 6.92 7. (6) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 6.85 8. (8) Jason Day (Australia) 6.06 9. (9) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 5.90 10. (10) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.63 11. (11) Matt Kuchar
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