US president Barack Obama watches his putt on the first green during a round of golf at the Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.

It may well be holiday season in America, with temperatures rising on the north east coast, but it is not a good time to be seen on the golf course un(...)

 Graeme McDowell  celebrates with his father Ken (left), Horizon agent Connor Ridge (right) and caddie Ken Comboy after winning the 2010 US Open at Pebble Beach. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

As they say, breaking up is hard to do! And, on a day when Tiger Woods parted ways with coach Sean Foley, the parting of ways between Graeme McDowell (...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and his caddie JP Fitzgerald prepare at the fifth tee during the third round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club  in Paramus, New Jersey. Photograph:  Darren Carroll/Getty Images

Jason Day and Jim Furyk are tied for the lead heading into the final day of The Barclays while an inconsistent third-round performance left world numb(...)

 Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America  has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

The US justice department is poised to announce a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over accusations that it duped investors into buying (...)

 Hold onto your hat. Phil Mickelson believes that Rory McIlroy’s recent run of wins may continue. Photograph:  Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Phil Mickelson admits Rory McIlroy will be difficult to beat heading into the FedExCup play-offs in New Jersey. The PGA Tour begins its four-tourname(...)

There were fears the New Jersey rockers would go all experimental here, having said that this album “will be completely different than anything we hav(...)

Rory McIlroy will have just a week between the British Open and US P{GA before heading to the Rio Olympics to play with Ireland. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The impact of golf’s return to the Olympics was made clear on Wednesday, with confirmation that there will be just one week between the Open Champions(...)

Along with her team-mates US World Cup squad player Nathalie Marchino has faced financial and logistical challenges to reach the World Cup finals in France. Photograph: Phil Cole/Getty Images

Last November, the Berkeley All Blues travelled to Cherry Hill, New Jersey to defend their US women’s rugby Premier League (WPL) title. Partici(...)

Hurricane Arthur is seen moving up the east coast of the United States in an image taken from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Goes-East satellite last night. Image: NOAA/Handout via Reuters.

Hurricane Arthur has made landfall near the southern end of North Carolina’s Outer Banks.The US National Hurricane Centre in Miami said Arthur reached(...)

Vincent Piazza (2nd from right): 'I grew up with many really marginalised personalities. You went to school with Italians, Puerto Ricans, Irish. The people I grew up with have been an inspiration'

You know how it is for actors. If your agent phones you up with news of an audition for a highwayman drama then, even if you’ve never sat on a horse i(...)