Darren Clarke admits he would love to be Europe’s Ryder Cup captain.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.
Lee Westwood backs Clarke for Hazeltine
  • Golf
  • September 30, 2014, 11:29

Lee Westwood has unsurprisingly added his voice to those backing Darren Clarke to be Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain.World number one Rory McIlroy ha(...)

 Former  Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is pictured with the European Ryder Cup team after delivering a motivational speech ahead  at the Gleneagles Hotel on Tuesday night. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images 1:36

There would be a certain element of natural bias given his allegiance to Manchester United but Rory McIlroy was still effusive in describing the talk (...)

  Padraig Harrington has been named as a vice captain to the European team for the upcoming Ryder Cup. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jiménez and José María Olazábal have today been named by European Captain Paul McGinley as the men who will complete (...)

McIlroy in the groove
  • Golf
  • August 16, 2014, 01:01

The Summer of 2014, even beyond the world of golf, will be remembered for the remarkable achievements of one Rory McIlroy. The Irishman has won four o(...)

The Heritage Golf Club, Killenard, Co Laois

The cynics who argue that it is hard to find good value in the commercial property market since the big US investor corporations arrived on the(...)

Leader   Alejandro Canizares of Spain prepares to putt during the second round of the Trophee Hassan II Golf at Golf du Palais Royal  in Agadir, Morocco. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Alejandro Canizares and Seve Benson maintained the status quo at the top of the leaderboard after the second round of the Hassan Trophy yesterd(...)

England’s  Chris Wood is looking forward to competing in this weekend’s Seve Trophy.

Chris Wood believes it is a “shame” that the emotional pull of playing in the event named after the late Seve Ballesteros appears to be waning, less t(...)

Nicola Higgins waves to the crowd  before competing in the preliminary round of division 4 kayaking. Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s a struggle to believe it’s a whole 10 years since Ireland hosted the Special Olympics and created those magical days that lingered long in the me(...)

Scotland’s Richie Ramsay in action during the  BMW PGA Championship at  Wentworth. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Scotland’s Richie Ramsay went from a share of last place to inside the top 10 as the BMW PGA Championship resumed today, partly thanks to a “Seve-l(...)

The 13th green at the Augusta National Golf Club.

The tapestry of holes from the 11th to the 13th at Augusta National has a lyrical, even religious, connotation. It is known as Amen Corner, so-(...)