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In the Swing: Grace gets by with a little help from his friends
Branden Grace’s amazing season is another example of the strength of South African golf, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the Swing: FedEx shootout is golf at its finest
Rory McIlroy will have to be at his best to fend off golf’s top names and take home the $10m bonus this weekend, writes Neil Cullen
In the Swing: Love's wildcard dilemma makes José's look easy
As the FedEx Cup Playoffs head to TPC Boston, Neil Cullen looks at the Americans in contention for one of Davis Love’s four wildcards.
In the swing: how will Ollie whittle down his Medinah men?
With the Ryder Cup selection deadline fast approaching it’s time for Jose Maria Olazabal to make some tough calls, writes Neil Cullen.
In the Swing: Lowry reaps reward of shrewd Austrian move
Last weekend’s second-place finish shows that Shane Lowry has got his schedule spot on, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the Swing: A proud weekend for Donaldson - and for Ireland
Jamie Donaldson’s first Tour win was a long time coming but the Welshman did it in style, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s golf column.
In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre
Casual fans may not have known Webb Simpson before his US Open win on Sunday but he can no longer be ignored, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: Tiger back with a shot for the ages
Tiger’s birdie at 16 was more difficult than his famous shot at Augusta, writes Neil Cullen, and it may turn out to be just as significant.
In the swing: Matt finish at Sawgrass no more than Kuchar deserved
One of golf’s good guys is also one of the game’s most consistent performers. Neil Cullen takes a look at Matt Kuchar’s win at The Players Championship.
In the swing: Mahan needed to prove that he can handle the pressure
Unfortunately for Rory, Hunter Mahan chose last weekend’s World Match Play Championship to prove that he’s no bottler, writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: Bradley's spit takes the shine off California dream
The finale of the Northern Trust Open will be one of 2012′s stand-out moments, but what’s up with Keegan Bradley and all the spitting? Neil Cullen takes a look.
In the swing: Rock's improvement finally nets him a big payday
“It takes serious composure and confidence to hold off Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods on the final day of a golf tournament,” writes golf columnist Neil Cullen.
In the swing: eyes turn east as big guns head to Abu Dhabi
The first few tournaments of 2012 have lacked golf’s star names, writes Neil Cullen, but that’s all about to change.
In the swing: golf's big winners in 2011
As we say goodbye to 2011 and look forward to 2012, golf columnist Neil Cullen picks his 10 big winners from the season just gone. How many would you have included?
In the swing: Donald's stellar season leaves us hungry for more
“2011 is done and dusted, but 2012 can’t come quick enough,” writes golf columnist Neil Cullen as we put a lid on a brilliant year.
In the swing: Tiger proves that he never forgot how to get the job done
Rory McIlroy’s win set up a cracking finale in the Race to Dubai, but golf columnist Neil Cullen is already looking forward to what a resurgent Tiger can do next season.
In the swing: Thrilling finale highlights Golf World Cup's proud heritage
It may not be the biggest event on the golfing calendar but the ingredients are there to restore the Golf World Cup to its former glory, writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: Rory's not the new kid on the block anymore
McIlroy’s win in Shanghai is another significant yardstick as his professional rise continues, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: Disney dream come true for Donald
Luke Donald’s performance on Sunday — and throughout the season — proves that he is unquestionably the world’s best golfer at present, writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: Weekend glory is only the beginning for Lewis
Ambitious and talented, Tom Lewis could be the next young golfer to make a big splash, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: Northern lights shine brightest at Dunhill Links
The rich and famous teed up alongside some of the world’s best pros at the Alfred Dunhill Links last weekend. Even Padraig Harrington had a smile on his face, writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: Haas, Pettersen and the shots that dreams are made of
After a thrilling Sunday of golf, Neil Cullen is having trouble working out which of the day’s many highlights was the best.
In the swing: Is the FedEx finale really fair?
“It would almost be like if Wigan happened to beat Manchester United on the last day of the season and by doing so were awarded the Premier League,” writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: Thomas Bjorn continues to grow old gracefully
His victory at the Omega European Masters was the Dane’s third of the season, the most wins he has had on tour in one calendar year.
In the swing: Hurricane-hit Barclays throws up some good storylines
Neil Cullen casts his eye over the opening weekend of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
In the swing: FedEx Cup is worthwhile, but it's just not the same as a Major
As the end of season playoff series rolls into view, Neil Cullen takes a look at its place in the golf world.
In the swing: Lesser lights combine to produce thrilling PGA finale
Even if you’d never heard of Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner, the climax of the season’s final Major was one to savour, writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: golf world lands in Atlanta for USPGA
Neil Cullen takes a long hard look at the field for the season’s final Major, the PGA Championship in Atlanta, Georgia.
In the swing: Dyson cleans up as golf world awaits Woods' return
Can Simon Dyson consolidate his place in the top 50? Can Tiger still hit a golf ball? Neil Cullen has lots of questions on his mind.
In the swing: Open season in Killarney, but where's the love?
What does the Irish Open need to do to return to its former glory? Neil Cullen takes a look.
In the swing: mental approach pays Major dividends for Darren
In this week’s column, Neil Cullen reflects on the unexpected success of Northern Ireland’s newest Major champion.
In the swing: Comparing Ricky and Rory is a dangerous game
Neil Cullen takes a look at the prospects of one of American golf’s rising stars, Ricky Fowler.
In the swing: Garcia's best days may yet be ahead of him
“Good putting and confidence go hand in hand. You pick a line, pick a pace and commit to it. If you begin to doubt your line or make mid-stroke adjustments, you haven’t a hope.”
In the swing: Open season as golf's big hitters try to tame Congressional beast
Neil Cullen gives his thoughts on the second Major of the season, the US Open.
In the swing: the curious case of Steve Stricker
“What we don’t understand about sport is often what draws us to it the most,” writes Neil Cullen in this week’s golf column.
In the swing: Donald and Westwood still have Major questions to answer
They may be the two highest-ranked players in the world, but can Luke Donald and Lee Westwood be considered truly “great” without winning one of golf’s Majors? Neil Cullen gives his view.
In the swing: love him or loathe him, Poulter remains a breath of fresh air
The outlandish Briton deserves credit for helping to bring golf into the 21st century, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: why G-Mac and Rory's meltdowns are different beasts entirely
Neil Cullen uses this week’s column to take a closer look at Graeme McDowell’s final-day collapse at The Players.
In the swing: Thank you, Seve
Neil Cullen pays tribute to golf legend Severiano Ballesteros who died aged 54 last Saturday.
In the swing: (probably) all in the mind as Bubba wins in New Orleans
Mental strength and a bit of luck helped Bubba Watson to his second PGA Tour victory of the year, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.