ordan Spieth of the United States during the pro-am as a preview for the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth believes it will take several Olympic cycles to determine how important winning a gold medal will become to the world’s top golfers. Go(...)

 Rory McIlroy (far right) tries out a ’Golfboard’ along with Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler ahead of the   Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Adam Scott believes taking time off is more appealing and Rory McIlroy appears lukewarm about golf’s return to the Olympics, but Martin Kaymer and Hen(...)

Amateur Paul Dunne of Ireland waves to the crowd as he walks off the 1st tee during the final round of the 144th Open Championship. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

At the start of the week for the 114th Open at St Andrews, Paul Dunne - kitted out in Under Armour gear supplied by a friend of the family - had been (...)

Australia’s Matt Jones celebrates after sinking his final putt to win the Australian Open in Sydney. Photograph: Getty Images

If recent history is anything to go by, Matt Jones should have major expectations for 2016 after winning the Australian Open at his home cou(...)

 Defending champion Jordan Spieth laboured to an opening round 71 in the Australian Open. Photograph: Epa

Defending champion Jordan Spieth was blown off course as he struggled in the opening round of the Australian Open. The world number one labo(...)

Shane Lowry is one of the players who can still win the Race to Dubai ahead of Rory McIlroy. Photo: AP

Back in the day when the Race to Dubai was in its infancy, Colin Montgomerie - a man who had won eight Order of Merit titles on the PGA European Tour (...)

Tiger Woods with former caddie Steve Williams in 2013. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Given context, there is something poetic about Steve Williams’s portrayal as a jilted lover. Such an analysis of his behaviour would seem entirely fa(...)

 Shane Lowry  hits his tee-shot on the first hole during the Pro Am event prior to the start of the WGC-HSBC Champions at the Sheshan  Golf Club in Shanghai, China. Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Things move quickly on tour. Anyone who thinks we’ve time to sit around and celebrate a good finish on a Sunday evening would be wrong. For the most p(...)

Tiger Woods shakes hands with Steve Williams on the 18th green during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Steve Williams, the former caddie of Tiger Woods, has aimed his latest broadside at the 14-times major winner with the claim that he was treated like (...)

Justin Thomas of the United States poses with his trophy after winning the CIMB Classic golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Photograph: Joshua Paul/AP

Justin Thomas secured his first PGA Tour title on Sunday with a one-shot victory over Adam Scott in the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf Club. The 22(...)