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(...)

Rory McIlroy  and  caddie JP Fitzgerald suffer in the cold and foggy conditions during the pro-am  for the World  Match Play  at Harding Park  in San Francisco, California. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

To win the WGC-Cadillac Match Play as the world number one, a feat last accomplished by Tiger Woods back in 2008, Rory McIlroy will have to do it the(...)

Rory McIlroy will play Jason Dufner, Brandt Snedeker and Billy Horschel in his pool at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Photograph: Getty

Top seed and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw for the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco a(...)

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley during a press conference at Gleneagles Golf Course, Perthshire. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA 2:00

Nothing is set in stone, not even the partnership of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell. As rival captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson shared ha(...)

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” (...)

Drivers The battle for the hearts and minds of minds of golfers is most heartily fought when it comes to the driver. There is something abo(...)

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(...)

Adam Scott of Australia  after making a birdie putt   on the 15th at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at  Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Florida. Photograph:  Michael Cohen/Getty Images

Adam Scott made a brilliant start to the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Thursday as he continued his bid to overtake Tiger Woods as world number(...)

Late afternoon sunlight falls onto the 14th green during the opening fourball matches in   the 2013 Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Photograph:Jeff Haynes/Reuters

The United States needed a par on the final hole to retain the overall lead over the Internationals on the first day of the Presidents Cup after almos(...)

Graeme McDowell: feels he’s in the form of his life. Photograph: Getty Images

The ability to bounce back from adversity is the best testament to a player’s psyche and, for sure, Graeme McDowell – who has twice responded (...)