Kevin Na leads the  Crowne Plaza Invitational by a stroke from Ian Poulter heading into the final day. Photograph: Getty

American Kevin Na was one shot ahead of England’s Ian Poulter after the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational.Na was unable to reproduce his su(...)

 Ian Poulter drives from the  sixth tee during the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club  in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Kevin Na sank a 14-foot birdie putt on his penultimate hole to break clear of a tie at the top with Ian Poulter and edge a stroke in front after the (...)

 Jordan Spieth:  “Colonial is a place that’s special to me. I’ve played it a couple of years, had success here.” Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty

Masters champion Jordan Spieth will have the benefit of home support when he looks to bounce back from missing the cut in The Players Championship wit(...)

Large crowds attended the final day of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida, where Sergio Garcia finished tied for second spot following a play-off. Photo:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The desperation to hide golf’s obvious troubles should be well known by now. Discrimination on the basis of race or gender was given the blind-eye tre(...)

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(...)