Rory McIlroy will face Billy Horschel for a place in the last-16 at the WGC Cadillac after beating Brandt Snedeker two up  in his second round in San Francisco. Photograph: Getty

World number one and top seed Rory McIlroy beat Brandt Snedeker on Thursday, setting up a showdown with FedExCup champion Billy Horschel for a place i(...)

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 4th during round one of the World Golf Championship Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on April 29th, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Masters champion Jordan Spieth and world number one Rory McIlroy enjoyed comfortable victories on the opening day of the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, a(...)

Rory McIlroy  and  caddie JP Fitzgerald suffer in the cold and foggy conditions during the pro-am  for the World  Match Play  at Harding Park  in San Francisco, California. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

To win the WGC-Cadillac Match Play as the world number one, a feat last accomplished by Tiger Woods back in 2008, Rory McIlroy will have to do it the(...)

Rory McIlroy will play Jason Dufner, Brandt Snedeker and Billy Horschel in his pool at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Photograph: Getty

Top seed and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw for the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco a(...)

Last years champion Bubba Watson helps Jordan Spieth put on the Green Jacket of the 2015 Masters Champion at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: Jim Watson/Getty Images

The Masters has a lot of traditions. One of the smaller ones is that during the champion’s press conference the moderator will always ask the winne(...)

Tiger Woods celebrates his birdie on the 13th during his third round at the Masters. The former champion looked rejuvenated at Augusta. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

1 Tiger Woods hasn’t gone away: Regenerated and motivated, Tiger Woods – who was 111th in the world coming in after his self-imposed hiatus from compe(...)

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods tee off at 7.30pm on the final day of The Masters. Photogarph: Getty

The 2015 Masters may have belonged to Jordan Spieth so far but on Sunday evening the eyes of the world won’t be fixed on the 21-year-old Texan but th(...)

Bewildered audience members were seen to visibly age during Hot Tub Time Machine 2

If we were paid-up subscribers to angry-god-brand old-time religion, we’d say it had to be divine retribution. How else did it come to pass that a (...)

 Rory McIlroy plays a shot back to the fairway on the tenth hole after a costly  errant tee shot during the final round of the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta. Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

1st - Tea Olive - Par 4, 445 Yards Historical Difficulty: 6th most difficult, averaging 4.23. Notable fact: Retief Goosen found the perfect wa(...)

Phil Mickelson is presented with the green jacket in 2004 by the previous year’s Masters winner, Mike Weir. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

Some topics never go away at the Masters. One of them is the many things that newly crowned champions do with the green jackets they are awarded. For(...)