Michael Hoey is congratulated after  his first round victory over Maximilian Kieffer  in the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at Murcar Links  in Aberdeen. Photo:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty

Aberdeen’s football defeat to Kairat Almaty was the only blot on an otherwise perfect day for Paul Lawrie as the tournament which bears his name enjoy(...)

Germany’s Marcel Siem  hits his tee shot on the first hole during the opening  round of the Trophee Hassan II Golf at Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir, Morocco. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

George Coetzee and Marcel Siem kept their hopes of qualifying for the Masters very much alive on the opening day of the Hassan Trophy at Golf du Palai(...)

Alejandro Canizares is out to reclaim the Trophee du Hassan II. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Alejandro Cañizares will return to Morocco this Thursday looking to become the first player to defend the Trophée Hassan II title since it became a pa(...)

  Anirban Lahiri of India is presented with the trophy by president of Malaysia Abdul Razak after victory in the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Indian Anirban Lahiri secured his breakthrough European Tour title by overhauling Austrian Bernd Wiesberger in a dramatic final round of the Malaysian(...)

Peter Larwie searches for his ball during his four over par third round in the Malaysian Open. (Photograph: EPA/AZHAR RAHIM)

Peter Lawrie slipped down the leaderboard at the MalaysianOpen after he shot a four over par 76 in his third round.Dubliner Lawrie starter poorly wit(...)

Peter Lawrie is tied for fourth spot in the Malaysian Open after he carded a faultless second round 66 in Kuala Lumpur. (Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Peter Lawrie soared up the leaderboard in the Malaysian Open after he carded a six under par second round of 66 to leave him on seven under par overal(...)

Scotland’s  Marc Warren in action during the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Scotland’s Marc Warren was one of four players to claim a share of the lead heading into the final day of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.Warren sho(...)

Scotland’s Jack Doherty drives from the 11th tee at La Reserva de Sotogrande yesterday. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images.

Scotland’s Jack Doherty claimed the clubhouse lead on a weather-affected first day of the inaugural NH Collection Open at La Reserva de Sotogra(...)

Rory McIlroy’s spring hibernation, such as it was, has come to an end. In being very selective in when and where he has played so far this yea(...)

Alejandro Canizares of Spain holds the winners trophy after the final round of the Trophee Hassan II Golf at Golf du Palais Royal   in Agadir, Morocco. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Spain’s Alejandro Canizares was quick to target further success after cruising to a wire-to-wire victory in the Hassan Trophy on Sunday, his f(...)