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McIlroy May Opt to Skip Rio Games Over Zika Fears

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Rory McIlroy took a long time to decide he would represent Ireland at the 2016 Rio Olympics but the 27-year-old world number three could now miss golf's return to the Games after a 112-year absence because of concerns over the Zika virus.

Carta wins NCAA title as Duke advances

3 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Virginia Elena Carta of Duke won the NCAA women's golf title with a 69 for an eight-shot victory        

Carter Wins NCAA Title as Duke Advances

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Duke freshman Virginia Elena Carter won the NCAA individual title Monday for her first college victory, closing with a 3-under 69 and an eight-shot victory.

Rory McIlroy 'monitoring' Zika spread, may skip Olympics

Rory McIlroy is engaged (for the second time) and thinking about starting a family in the next couple of years. It's through that lens that McIlroy appears to have developed concerns about the spread of Zika virus and his potential involvement in the 2016 Olympic golf tournament in Brazil. Show More Summary

Defending champs win opening round at US Amateur Four-Ball

3 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Nathan Smith and Todd White take 1st step toward defending US Amateur Four-Ball title        

Defending Champs Win Opening Round at US Amateur Four-Ball

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Defending champions Nathan Smith and Todd White ran off six birdies in a 10-hole stretch Monday and easily advanced to the round of 16 with a 6-and-5 victory in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball.

Filipino pair advance to round of 16 in Women's Four-Ball

3 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Filipino duo Paulina Del Rosario and Princess Mary Superal won their opening match in the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball        

Filipino Pair Advance to Round of 16 in Women's Four-Ball

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Paulina Del Rosario and Princess Mary Superal of the Philippines seized control with a birdie on the par-3 10th and won their opening match, 3 and 2, in the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball on Monday.

Oh Zika: Rory Moves To The "Monitoring" Stage

Ewan Murray of The Guardian on the world No. 3 Rory McIlroy

Rory Snatches Irish Open With Two Flashes of Genius

3 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Brian Keogh Brian Keogh is a golf correspondent for The Irish Sun and a contributor to The Irish Times, Golf Digest Ireland and other golf publications. The following excerpt from Brian’s Irish Golf Desk is used with permission. FAIRWAY TO HEAVEN. Show More Summary

McIlroy might skip the Olympics because of Zika

3 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Rory McIlroy admits he might skip the Olympics because of the Zika virus        

Donaldson narrowly gets into US Open at Oakmont

3 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

US Open field half full after 27 players added through top 60 in the world ranking        

Donaldson Narrowly Gets Into US Open at Oakmont

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Jamie Donaldson's birdie-birdie finish to tie for 10th in the Irish Open moved him to No. 60 in the world and spared him from qualifying for the U.S. Open.

Jordan Spieth frustrated by his Sunday Nelson struggles

Jordan Spieth still hasn't topped the finish he posted in the AT&T Byron Nelson when he was a 16-year-old amateur. Spieth, now 22, made his PGA Tour debut in the event in 2010, was featured on the weekend and contended before winding up in a tie for 16th place. Show More Summary

McIlroy may reject Rio spot over Zika

Rory McIlroy says he could turn down the chance to play at the Olympics because of the Zika virus in Brazil.

Golf fan films himself getting hit in the chest

4 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Spectator films himself getting hit in the chest by a pro's golf ball        

Welshman Dredge wants to 'kick on'

Bradley Dredge hopes to build on his joint second placed finish at the Irish Open, which earned him the biggest payday of his career.

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