Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland chips to the second green during his  final round. Photograph: Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

So no morale-boosting win for Rory McIlroy in his final competitive outing ahead of his tilt at history. As Matt Every retained the Arnold Palmer Invi(...)

Ben Martin in action at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana. Photograph:Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Ben Martin fired a course record 10-under-par 62 to take a two-stroke lead in the opening round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans . (...)

Pádraig Harrington needs to win either this week or at next week’s Houston Open if he is to earn a spot in the field at the season’s first Major. Photograph:  Michael Cohen/Getty Images

Defending Valero Texas Open champion Martin Laird hopes this can be the week where he halts the slide that has seen him squeezed out of the wo(...)

Perhaps it’s the lure of team golf. Perhaps it is putting down a marker for the Ryder Cup later in the year. Perhaps it’s down to the money. (...)

Adam Scott plays his third shot from a bunker on the 12th hole on his way to a round of 62 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, Florida. Photograph:  Michael Cohen/Getty Images.

World number two Adam Scott equalled the course record at Bay Hill with a stunning 62 in the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational yest(...)

Tiger Woods was in obvious pain at the WGC-Cadillac Championship in Doral and is in a race against time to get fit for the US Masters. Photograph:  Stan Badz/PGA Tour

Despite all of his personal and physical ailments, Tiger Woods has never failed to appear at the US Masters. That run is now in serious doubt, afte(...)

Grand Marshall Stephen Roche waves to the Dublin crowds.

By the time the Vernon Velo crew arrived at the meeting point in Whitworth Road, their senior pedal pusher was panting hard. Vinny Fitzpatrick (...)

Tiger Woods reacts after sinking a putt on the 16th green for an eagle during the third round	of the   Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida. Photograph: Brian Blanco/Reuters

Tiger Woods surged into a clubhouse lead on 11 under par going into the final day of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando on Saturday. (...)

Tiger Woods walks with his playing partner Justin Rose  during the  Arnold Palmer Invitational. Photograph: Getty

Justin Rose and Bill Haas finished the day tied at the top of the leaderboard following the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in O(...)

Tiger Woods waits on the 18th green alongside his caddie Joe LaCava during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Woods looking back to his best
  • Golf
  • March 11, 2013, 06:00

KAREN CROUSE On the second hole at the Blue Monster on Sunday, Tiger Woods drained a 19-foot putt for birdie. When at last the applause (...)