*Shonekan lived selfless life, Osinbajo mourns as govs, Jonathan, others attend funeral (Punch)*UNILAG begins 24-hour transcript processing, collection (Tribune)

Shonekan lived selfless life, Osinbajo mourns as govs, Jonathan, others attend funeral (Punch) Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, said the former Head of Interim Government, the late Dr Ernest Shonekan lived an extraordinary and a selfless life while on…

Tiger Woods doesn’t owe golf world another comeback

Tiger Woods has spent his entire career raising the bar and expectations. On Tuesday, he lowered them. Woods’ brilliant playing career, which has produced 15 major championships among his PGA Tour record-tying 82 overall victories, elevated expectations for himself to…

Rory McIlroy says he’s “capable of being the best player in the world” after winning 20th PGA Tour title

Rory McIlroy says he’s capable of being the best player in the world after he won his 20th PGA Tour title at the CJ Cup on Sunday. The Northern Irishman carded a final-round six-under-par 66 to finish a shot ahead…

Dustin Johnson: World number one withdraws from CJ Cup after testing positive for Covid-19

World number one Dustin Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the PGA Tour has announced. Johnson, 36, who is now self-isolating, has withdrawn from the CJ Cup, which starts on 15 October at Shadow Creek. The American last competed in…

Dustin Johnson clinches FedEx Cup title with Tour Championship win

World number one Dustin Johnson claimed a three-shot victory at the PGA Tour’s season-ending Tour Championship. The American, 36, held a five-stroke lead heading into Monday’s final round at East Lake and carded a two-under 68 to claim the $15m…

WGC-St Jude Invitational: Koepka, Thomas, Fowler and Mickelson chasing Todd

Brendon Todd will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the WGC-St Jude Invitational – but a host of star names are chasing the American. Todd, seeking his third PGA Tour title this season, is on 12 under…

Brooks Koepka not only golfer to pull out of Travelers due to coronavirus issues

They’ll play a golf tournament this week, beginning Thursday at TPC River Highlands, although there were moments on Wednesday when the world seemed to be spinning more rapidly than usual and it looked like the Travelers Championship might not go…

Rory McIlroy shines as Harold Varner III leads PGA Tour’s comeback event in Texas

World number one Rory McIlroy hit a superb seven-under 63 to move within two shots of American leader Harold Varner III at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour’s return event in Texas. McIlroy holed an eagle and six birdies,…

PGA Tour’s first day back goes off without a hitch

The first day of the PGA Tour’s anticipated restart went off without a glitch. If it were a golf score, it would have to be considered a bogey-free, under-par round. The happiest person in the state of Texas has to…

McIlroy, Rahm head strong field at Colonial

World No 1 Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm of Spain will highlight a strong field in Fort Worth, Texas next week as the PGA Tour returns from a three-month break due to the coronavirus outbreak. Americans Dustin Johnson and Justin…

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