Justin Rose  hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Nothing tastes as good as a win, and nothing makes you greedier for more than the taste of success. Justin Rose, with a sense of near-perfect timing, (...)

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy during day two of the BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Rory McIlroy’s bid for a first, and rather unlikely, BMW PGA Championship title suffered an early blow as the second round got under way at Wentworth (...)

Justin Rose with his mother Margaret and wife Kate as they attend the European Tour Players’ Awards ahead of the BMW PGA Championship. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Justin Rose admits the BMW PGA Championship is one of the tournaments he would love to tick off his career “bucket list.”Rose claimed his first major(...)

Anders Hansen of Denmark plays his second shot on the 15th hole with his caddie Nick Mumford in the background on day three of The Championship at Laguna National  in Singapore. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Ireland’s Peter Lawrie carded his first sub-70 round on the European Tour in over seven months to move up the leaderboard at the The Championship at(...)

 Alexander Levy receives the traditional  champagne reception from his French colleagues after winning  the 2014 Volvo China Open at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Golf round-up: Frenchman Alexander Levy claimed his first European Tour title on (...)

 Graeme McDowell tees off at the 14th during the second round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National in Paris, France. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell has turned his attention from simply making the cut to winning his third title of the year in the Alstom Open de France. McDowell arri(...)

Graeme McDowell plays into the 12th green at the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Denmark’s Anders Hansen claimed a narrow lead after the first round of the Alstom Open de France as Ryder Cup fans got a glimpse of the drama which li(...)

 Thomas Levet in action during the first round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ryder Cup fans today got a glimpse of what lies in store in five years time as Le Golf National had some of the world’s top players scrambling to reco(...)

Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand celebrates after sealing victory at  the Maybank Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Three straight bogeys on his back nine ended Pádraig Harrington’s chances at the Malaysian Open as Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat overcame a (...)