Tiger Woods talks to the media after playing a practice round at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona, this week. Photograph: AP Photo/Rick Scuteri

Tiger Woods will be looking to prove he can still be the force he once was against two of golf’s young rising stars when the Waste Management Phoenix (...)

Phil Mickelson looks to be out of contention with a tightly packed leaderboard in the Humana Challenge. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Defending champion Patrick Reed stayed in the hunt on day three but the final round of the PGA Tour Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California was set (...)

 Matt Kuchar  takes his shot out of the rough on the seventh hole during round two of the Humana Challenge  on the  at PGA West  in La Quinta, California. Photograph: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Fresh from a tie for third at last week’s Sony Open in Hawaii, American Matt Kuchar maintained his red-hot form to grab a one-shot lead after the se(...)

Stephen Gallacher: in fine form after third place finish at Italian Open and has good track record at Gleneagles. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images.

Paul McGinley must wish he was a magician, able to distort reality. But he’s not, and the simple fact of the matter is that he has three “wild card” (...)

Tiger Woods with his swing coach Sean Foley on the 10th fairway at Congressional Country Club during yesterday’s practice round before today’s start.

Tiger Woods will command the headlines as the former world number one returns to competitive golf at Congressional today.The 14-time Major winner has (...)

 Bubba Watson lines up a putt on the first hole during the second round of the US  Masters. Photograph: EPA

Nothing is too complicated with Bubba Watson. The philosophy is a simple one: you hit the ball, go find it, hit it again. Sooner or later, you(...)

Phil Mickelson hits from a  sand trap on the second hole during the first round of the 2014 Masters  at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia . Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

You just never know, not here; not on this majestic course with its whimsical moods. If the 78th edition of the Masters swung into life with gl(...)

Rory McIlroy at the Shell Houston Open. McIlroy finished his round on two-under, one behind Harrington and five off the overall lead.

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was left to rue missed opportunities despite keeping his faint hopes of qualifying for next week’s U(...)

 Patrick Reed lines up a putt on the ninth hole of the Arnold Palmer  Course at PGA West during the first round of the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Patrick Reed took a one-shot lead on the opening day of the Humana Challenge in California after an unblemished nine-under-par round.Reed, a third-yea(...)

United States team captain Fred Couples laughs on the 18th green during the Saturday fourball matches at the  Presidents Cup tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Photograph: Chris Keane/Reuters

Drawing inspiration from last year’s amazing comeback by the Europeans at the Ryder Cup, Nick Price’s international side are hoping to produce their (...)