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United States wins UL International Crown (The Associated Press)

Lexi Thompson, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis and Gerina Piller, from left, hold the trophy Sunday, July 24, 2016, after winning the UL International Crown golf tournament in Gurnee, Ill. (Morgan Timms/Daily Herald via AP)

Cristie Kerr brought the wine for the final team dinner of deep dish pizza. When the United States had a chance to win the UL International Crown, she finished the job. ''I think I play better when there is more pressure,'' said Kerr, who was the last player to tee off for the U.S.

Golf-World Rankings (Reuters)

July 25 (Gracenote) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Jason Day (Australia) 12.83 2. (2) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 11.68 3. (3) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 10.67 4. (4) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 9.20 5. (5) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 8.75 6. (6) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 6.96 7. (7) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 6.44 8. (8) Adam Scott (Australia) 6.31 9. (9) Danny Willett (Britain) 6.14 10. (10) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 5.50 11. (11) Justin Rose (Britain) 5.27 12. (12) Branden Grace (South Africa) 5.24 13. (13) Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 5.10 14. (14) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 4.93 15. (15) Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 4.47 16. (16) J.B. ...

Nicholas Lindheim wins Tour's Utah Championship (The Associated Press)

Nicholas Lindheim watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Nicholas Lindheim won the Utah Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title and a likely spot next season on the PGA Tour. The 31-year-old Californian closed with a 3-under 69 at Thanksgiving Point to finish at 15-under 269 and beat playing partner J.J. Spaun by two strokes. It's beyond belief,'' Lindheim said.

Facing Rio no-shows, golf looks to emerging market growth (Reuters)

An aerial view shows a man working at the 2016 Rio Olympics golf venue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 2016. Picture taken July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Golf's return to the Olympics after 112 years may not be as triumphant as many in the sport hoped. The top four players in the men's game -- Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy -- have controversially opted to skip the competition. Three of them cited fears of Zika, the mosquito-borne virus spreading rapidly in the Americas, while Spieth blamed more general health concerns.

Q&A with designer of first Olympic golf course in a century (Reuters)

Gil Hanse was chosen in 2012 to design the golf course for the return of the sport to Olympic competition after an absence of more than 100 years. In winning the prestigious assignment, the 52-year-old American beat out some of the biggest names in golf, including Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Gary Player.

Canada Open: Johnattan Vegas claims second tour victory to claim place in final major.

Johnattan Vegas shoots a final-round 64 to win the Canadian Open and claim a place in next week's US PGA Championship.

International Crown: United States win as England finish joint third

England finish joint third in the International Crown as the United States take victory the four-day event.

Morgan third as Boineau wins Scottish Open

Overnight leader Becky Morgan has to settle for third place as Frenchwoman Isabelle Boineau wins the Ladies Scottish Open.

Senior Open: Paul Broadhurst wins title as Miguel Angel Jimenez falters at Carnoustie

England's Paul Broadhurst wins the Senior Open at Carnoustie by two shots as overnight leader Miguel Angel Jimenez falters.

Canadian Open: Brandt Snedeker leads after third round in Ontario

American Brandt Snedeker leads the Canadian Open by one shot going into Sunday's final round after a six-under 66 in round three.

Video: NBA MVP does ‘The Carlton’ with JT

IT’S not unusual to see dancing on the golf tee.

Local hero Scott returns but Day to miss PGA

ADAM Scott will headline the Australian PGA Championship in his Gold Coast backyard but Queensland won’t feature in Jason Day’s summer in Australia.

Is Tiger’s career finally extinct?

TIGER Woods will sit out the remainder of the US PGA Tour season with a goal to be ready for 2016/17. But will Tiger emerge from his den?

Aussie punter makes $87k on fluky golf bet

WE have seen some pretty wild bets over the past few years but this one lucky punter may top the list.

Tiger Woods to sit out rest of season

TIGER Woods will not play in any professional events for the rest of the season as he continues a lengthy recovery from back surgeries.

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