Henrik Stenson

First blood to McIlroy: Rory 66; Spieth 68

He might have been outscored by US Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau and Swede Henrik Stenson but Rory McIlroy said he "couldn't be happier" with his start to 2016 after cruising to a 66 to edge world No 1 Jordan Spieth by two strokes in the opening round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

First blood to McIlroy: Rory 66; Spieth 68

Hey Jude — A man called O'Reilly and golf's bigger picture

Jude O'Reilly is remarkable character and a fountain of knowledge after lifetime traversing the globe and working with some of the best players in the world. I caught up with the Sligo native to find out how he is helping the next generation of players.

Hey Jude — A man called O'Reilly and golf's bigger picture