Jordan Spieth of the United States is the second youngest player to ever top the world rankings. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth has replaced Rory McIlroy as world number one after finishing second to Jason Day in the US PGA Championship. McIlroy finished 17th at (...)

 Matt Jones holed this 50-foot putt   on the eighth green during the completion of the weather-delayed second round of the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on Saturday. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Unheralded Australian Matt Jones birdied two of his last six holes to seize a two-shot lead when the storm-delayed second round of the US PGA Champion(...)

 Paul Dunne talks to his caddie Alan Murray as they walk up the 16th fairway. Photograph: AFP Photo 3:08

Before We all had our own ways of getting to St Andrews. I know Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson were among those who hopped on the charter fligh(...)

The R&A have defended their decision to start play on day three of the British Open despite severe winds. Photograph: PA

The R&A has defended its decision to start play on the third day of the 144th Open Championship despite criticism from players after high winds fo(...)

Greg Owen is looking for his first win on the PGA Tour in 213 attempts at the St Jude Classic in Memphis. Photograph: Getty

Englishman Greg Owen and Argentina’s Fabian Gomez carded three-under-par rounds of 67 to take a share of the lead with one round to play at the FedEx (...)

Padraig Harrington shot a five over par round of 75 in his first round at the St Jude Classic. Photograph: Getty

Padraig Harrington’s hopes of gaining an unlikely place at the US Open took a serious hit as he limped to an opening round 75 in the Fed-Ex St Jude(...)

Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland plays her tee shot on the par-five 18th hole during the first round of the 2015 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship on the West Course at Westchester Country Club  in Harrison, New York. Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell is still struggling for form ahead of next week’s US Open after he opened up with a six-over 76 in the first round of the St Jude Clas(...)

Rory McIlroy was named Golfer of the Year and Players’ Player of the Year at the the European Tour Players’ Awards. Photo: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Rory McIlroy was honoured as Golfer of the Year and Players’ Player of the Year at the the European Tour Players’ Awards on Tuesday evening.The world (...)

Luke Donald: “It would encourage some other players from around the world to become members. I don’t think it would affect the number of events I would play necessarily but it would encourage certain players, even US guys, to join this tour.”

Keith Pelley has not taken up office as the European Tour’s chief executive yet but will already have learned the willingness of key stakeholders to o(...)

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will tee off together on Thursday at Sawgrass. Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Match Play winner Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Jordan Spieth are in the same group for the opening two rounds of the Players Championship at Sawg(...)