McIlroy predicts merger of PGA & European tours

Rory McIlroy believes "discussions have taken place" about the PGA Tour merging with the European Tour and that it is "counter-productive" for them to compete as they currently do.McIlroy says the US-based circuit could buy its European rival but then let it run the key events on its continent."The World

Matthew to captain Europe in 2019 Solheim Cup

Catriona Matthew said it will be "a great honour and a dream come true" after being named Europe captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup.The Scot, 48, was selected as the alternate - the reserve player - for last month's event in Iowa.She replaced the injured Suzann Pettersen, winning three points