Gary Hurley in Walker Cup action: double-bogey on the 12th and back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16th brought him back to earth at The Roxburghe in Scotland. Photograph: Getty Images

Gary Hurley didn’t waste much time in getting a competitive card back into his hand, this time in his new status as a professional. The 22-year-old Wa(...)

Bradley Dredge of Wales chips out of a bunker on the 18th hole on day two of the M2M Russian Open at Skolkovo Golf Club  in Moscow. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy closed with two bogeys to take the shine off his opening round at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston as he carded a one-under 70 in(...)

 Rory McIlroy   returns to action at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Where once it looked as if Rory McIlroy’s ownership of the world number one spot would be long-term, with the potential to rival the longevity of T(...)

Brian Casey (right), who took the Silver Medal at Royal Portrush.

It was another day of chaos in the Cathedral Eye Clinic North of Ireland Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush, as once again the sea mist drifted in(...)

Paul Dunne: aggressive putting  earns University of Alabama student the halfway lead at Baltray. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The conveyor belt is clicking away nicely, as evidenced at yesterday’s mid-point of the East of Ireland amateur championship at Co Louth Golf Club whe(...)