More than a game: Going cold turkey

No golf makes Fergus a very cross boy. This week he's going through a punishing golfing de-tox and the side-effects are starting to kick in.

The LPGA have announced that players will undergo random drugs tests from the 2008 season, moving ahead of the men's tours in addressing this widely discussed issue.

The R&A's online guide to maintaining and constructing golf courses is enjoying great success, with Burnham & Berrow Golf Club becoming the 2000th course to register with it last week.

TOURNAMENT: The MFS Australian Open HOST COURSE: Royal Sydney Golf Club, Rose Bay PRIZE FUND: $1,500,000 The new look Australian Open might just see Royal Sydney Golf…

ADT Championship Preview

TOURNAMENT: ADT Championship HOST COURSE: Trump International GC PRIZE FUND: $1,550,00 Winner; $1,000,000 COURSE DETAILS: 6,506 yard par-72. Over $40 million dollars of Donald Trumps money has…

The European Tour continues its global travels this week as a strong field arrives in Hong Kong for the USB Hong Kong Open.

This week's main events are the Hong Kong Open, the Australian Open from Royal Sydney and the Dunlop Pheonix Masters from Japan - where world number one Tiger Woods will…

One of the most famous golf designs in the world, the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Florida, re-opened on Monday after months of renovations.

HSBC staged their inaugural awards night for caddies during last weekend's HSBC Champions Trophy in Shanghai. The night was a roaring success, and top honours went to Simon Dyson's caddy…

The Rest of the World defeated Europe and the USA to take the first ever Goodwill Trophy at Mission Hills in Shenzhen, China, by 6.5 points to 5.5.

Englishman Gordon J. Brand came from way back to win the Arcapita Senior Tour Championship in Riffa Views, Bahrain, beating Argentine Adan Sowa in a sudden death play-off.

The Open Championship at Carnoustie, words that send a shiver of anticipation down the spine of every golf fan. With just over eight months before the world’s best gather on…

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa stormed to a ten-stroke victory at the LPGA's Tournament of Champions in Alabama on Sunday, clinching Player of the Year honours along the way.

Relatively unknown Korean Yang Yong-eun held off challenges from Tiger Woods, Michael Campbell and Retief Goosen to take the HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

Europe's 2006 assistant captain Sandy Lyle has reacted to the recent changes to the US Ryder Cup qualifying system by revealing that he would also like to see changes made…

2008 European Ryder Cup captain Nick Faldo has reacted positively to the news that his old rival, Paul Azinger, has been officially unveiled as the US skipper for the clash…

Woods defends recent absence

After being labelled 'a disgrace' by Tom Pernice Jr for missing last week's Tour Championship in Georgia, Tiger Woods has defended his recent break from the game.

The HSBC Champions event in China marks the beginning of the 2006/2007 season with an impressive field including Tiger Woods

In the first of a new weekly column Golf Monthly's resident betting expert, Paul Krishnamurty, offers you his tips and analysis of this week's HSBC Champions event and the Taiheyo…