Pádraig Harrington in action at  the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Pádraig Harrington slipped up with a closing bogey on the par-five 18th but a four-under 68 moved the three-time Major winner to seven under and a sha(...)

Hunter Stewart tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines North  in San Diego, California. Photograph: Donald Miralle/Getty Images

Ireland’s Paul Dunne made an excellent start to his USPGA Tour career at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Thursday, carding a three-under 69(...)

Paul Dunne: produced an amazing display at the British Open where he was co-leader with a round to go.  Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Nigel Edwards won’t feel pressure when he sits down this weekend to draw up the Walker Cup team to face the USA. When the 10 names are announced on Mo(...)

Padraig Harrington is four shots off the lead after the first round of the Travelers Championship. Photograph: Getty

Padraig Harrington is in the hunt after he shot a four under par 66 in his opening round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. The thre(...)

Louis Oosthuizen  throws his ball to the crowd on the  final round of the US Open  at Chambers Bay. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen wants to forget about last week’s US Open as soon as possible, despite finishing second thanks to a remarkable perform(...)

Rickie Fowler celebrates with his mother Lynne Fowler after winning a three-way playoff at the  the Players Championship at Sawgrass. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Rickie Fowler’s mother and sister held reservations on a commercial flight from Jacksonville International to San Diego that was scheduled to leave o(...)

Former world number one Tiger Woods makes cut with a birdie on his closing hole. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The fighting Irish seems an appropriate metaphor to describe the battling qualities of world number one Rory McIlroy (71), Graeme McDowell (70) and Pa(...)

Rory McIlroy is four off the lead at the Players Championship after a second round 71 left him at four under par. Photograph: Getty

The fighting Irish seems an appropriate metaphor to describe the battling qualities of world number one Rory McIlroy (71), Graeme McDowell (70) and Pa(...)

Rory McIlroy: “It was nice to get the job done, really satisfying . . . now we move on to The Players at Sawgrass and try to do it again.” Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Not one for living in anyone’s shadow, Rory McIlroy – who has occupied the world number one spot for the past nine months and seems likely to carry t(...)

Rory McIlroy tosses his ball after missing a putt on the eighth hole green during his championship match in the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

World number one Rory McIlroy became the second golfer after Tiger Woods to win the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play as the top seed when(...)