Articles by Matt Cooper

  • Tommy Fleetwood talks up ‘unbelievable’ Brooks Koepka ahead of US Open

    Koepka claimed his fifth major in May’s US PGA Championship at Oak Hill.

    Matt Cooper
  • Why has Saudi Arabia become big player in world sport and what does future hold?

    The country sees sport as vital to diversifying its economy and encouraging activity among its citizens.

    Matt Cooper
  • Preventing protesters disrupting Open not a new challenge, say organisers

    Protesters have interrupted the World Snooker Championship and delayed the Grand National in recent days.

    Matt Cooper
  • Former Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters joins LIV Golf for 2023 season

    The 31-year-old Belgian has signed up for the 14-event league.

    Matt Cooper
  • Justin Rose: Ryder Cup will not be ‘devalued’ if LIV players not present in Rome

    Rose boosted his own chances of making a sixth Ryder Cup appearance with victory at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Monday.

    Matt Cooper
  • News

    On this day in 2009 – Colin Montgomerie appointed Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

    The Scot made eight playing appearances in the competition.

    Matt Cooper
  • Rory McIlroy hits back at Patrick Reed as tensions rise at Dubai Desert Classic

    ‘I’m living in reality, I don’t know where he’s living,’ McIlroy said.

    Matt Cooper
  • News

    Ian Poulter suggests he may not play in Ryder Cup this year even if he qualifies

    The 47-year-old Englishman has been one of Europe’s leading players in the event.

    Matt Cooper
  • Francesco Molinari hails ‘invaluable’ match play experience in Hero Cup win

    The Italian captained his Continental Europe side to victory over Great Britain and Ireland.

    Matt Cooper
  • Continental Europe beat Great Britain and Ireland to win Hero Cup

    Poland’s Adrian Meronk produced the winning point.

    Matt Cooper
  • Continental Europe stretch lead to two points at Hero Cup

    Francesco Molinari’s team are 8.5-6.5 in front going into the 10 singles matches.

    Matt Cooper
  • Europe take early lead over Great Britain and Ireland in Hero Cup

    Tommy Fleetwood’s side trail 3-2 in Abu Dhabi.

    Matt Cooper
  • Players involved in LIV Golf will not be barred from Masters – chair Fred Ridley

    Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and Bubba Watson are among the top players to have joined LIV.

    Matt Cooper