Category: Sky Sports

Laird, McIlroy lead British challenge at Bay Hill

Corey Conners leads with Martin Laird in hot pursuit, while Rory McIlroy manages to stay in contention despite fighting an errant swing during the second round at Bay Hill. Watch the third round live on Sky Sports Golf.

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 05/03/21 11:42pm

2:24The best of the action from the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, where Martin Laird and Rory McIlroy head a strong British challenge at the halfway stage.

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McIlroy takes leaf out of Tiger’s book to shoot 66

Seven birdies, including five in a row over the second half of his round, lift 2018 champion Rory McIlroy to the top of the leaderboard as “Tiger tactics” pay off around Bay Hill Country Club

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 04/03/21 11:45pm

10:52The best of Rory McIlroy’s superb six-under opening round which earned him the early lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The best of Rory McIlroy’s superb six-under opening round which earned him the early lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

Rory McIlroy revealed that taking notes of how Tiger W

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McIlroy shares lead, DeChambeau one behind

Soft conditions at Bay Hill play into the hands of McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau as six Englishmen and a Scot make encouraging starts to the second stop of the PGA Tour’s Florida Swing; watch second-round action live on Sky Sports Golf on Friday

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 04/03/21 11:43pm

Rory McIlroy shares the lead with Corey Conners after the first round at Bay Hill

Rory McIlroy enjoyed his best stretch of golf this year and ended the first day of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in a share of the lead.

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Can DeChambeau drive the green at a par-five?

“If it’s more downwind I’ll be able to do it tomorrow, hopefully, or some time during the weekend. If it’s 10 miles an hour downwind, I’ll for sure go for it”

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 04/03/21 10:54pm

Bryson DeChambeau wants to go for the green at the par-five sixth

Bryson DeChambeau remains determined to drive the green on the par-five sixth hole at Bay Hill, but only if the wind conditions are suitable.

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McIlroy leaps into early lead at Bay Hill

Seven birdies, including five in a row over the second half of his round, lift 2018 champion Rory McIlroy to the top of the leaderboard early on the opening day at Bay Hill in Orlando

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 04/03/21 7:35pm

10:52The best of Rory McIlroy’s superb six-under opening round which earned him the early lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

The best of Rory McIlroy’s superb six-under opening round which earned him the early lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Spieth sees similarities with Hatton

“He’s just a competitor. Tyrrell does everything well and when he’s doing something really well, he’s in contention or wins. He’s someone that you can tell wants it really badly out there”

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 03/03/21 5:23pm

Jordan Spieth has been impressed with Tyrrell Hatton

Jordan Spieth revealed that he sees similarities between himself and Arnold Palmer Invitational defending champion Tyrrell Hatton ahead of his debut at Bay Hill this week.

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‘Hatton becomes showcase event on PGA Tour’

Tyrrell Hatton will be in the spotlight once again at Bay Hill this week after generating a social media frenzy last year with his self-deprecating commentary, writes Jim McCabe for PGA Tour; watch the Arnold Palmer Invitational live on Sky Sports Golf

By Jim McCabe for PGA Tour
Last Updated: 02/03/21 1:25pm

Tyrrell Hatton is not afraid to show his emotions on the golf course

Somewhere in the lengthy list of curiosities that sat at the heart of his infamous PGA Tour career, there is this: He had more legal names than victories.
That’s right.

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Morikawa matches Tiger record in WGC victory

PGA champion Collin Morikawa becomes only the second player after his childhood idol, Tiger Woods, to win a major and a World Golf Championship event before turning 25 after three-shot victory at The Concession

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 28/02/21 11:57pm

Collin Morikawa recovered from a slow start to clinch a three-shot win

Collin Morikawa overcame a nervy start and a spirited late charge from Viktor Hovland to claim a convincing three-shot victory at the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession.

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Morikawa leads WGC as Koepka and McIlroy stay in hunt

Morikawa surges five clear before two bad mistakes whittle his lead down to two over an injured Brooks Koepka and fast-finishing Billy Horschel, with Rory McIlroy just four behind going into the final round in Florida.

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 28/02/21 2:22am

3:13The top shots from an entertaining third round of the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession, where Collin Morikawa leads with Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy in pursuit.

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McIlroy ‘riding the rollercoaster’

“It’s one of these courses where it can give up a lot of birdies and some eagles, but it can bite you very quickly without really doing much wrong. I feel like this week I’ve been riding the rollercoaster a little bit”

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 28/02/21 1:16am

Rory McIlroy is just four off the lead going into the final round

Rory McIlroy feels he has been “riding the rollercoaster” at The Concession this week as he hauled himself back into contention for the WGC-Workday Championship following a rocky start to his third round.

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Koepka annoyed by neck problem

“I gave a few shots back to the field and it kind of loosened up a little bit more, but not quite where I want. It doesn’t really feel any better, today was probably the worst it’s been in a while”

By Keith Jackson
Last Updated: 28/02/21 2:10am

Brooks Koepka has been struggling with a neck problem for weeks

Brooks Koepka battled through the pain of a neck injury to stay in contention at the WGC-Workday Championship and admitted he had been troubled by the problem for the past few weeks.

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