Fair share? – Rory McIlroy was all smiles when he is unveiled as a Nike ambassador in January 2013, but he now is involved in a legal battle with his former management company over its commission on the multimillion-dollar deal.
Over to you – Tiger Woods has succeeded McIlroy as world No. 1 after a difficult season for the Northern Irish golfer, who has had troubles on and off the course.
Handicap court battle – Irish amateur golfer Thomas Talbot issued a lawsuit against his former club when it reduced his handicap. The 75-year-old lost the action and was left with massive legal fees.
Martin took on PGA Tour – Casey Martin won a lengthy legal battle to be allowed to use a golf cart during PGA Tour tournaments. Martin suffered from a debilitating condition which limited his ability to walk.
Trump met resistance – American tycoon Donald Trump had to fight off legal challenges to his championship golf course in Aberdeenshire in Scotland, which was unpopular with some local residents.
Wind battle – Donald Trump Jr. speaks to the media after the first day of a court hearing in Edinburgh on November 12. His father is challenging a Scottish Government decision to allow an offshore wind farm near his championship golf course resort.
Equality issues – Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice was one of two women finally admitted as members at the previously male-only Augusta National, after a long battle by anti-discrimination campaigners. Here she shares a moment with golf legend Arnold Palmer.