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(...)

Michael Hoey carded a one under par 71 in the second round at the Shenzhen International. Photograph: Getty

Michael Hoey produced a much improved second round at the Shenzhen International but still sits 10 shots off the nine under par lead of America’s Pete(...)

Bubba Watson is two under par after the opening round of the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club. Photograph: Getty

Damien McGrane was the pick of the Irish contingent on the opening day of the Shenzhen International as he carded a one over par 73 to sit seven shots(...)

Bubba Watson of USA plays a shot during the pro-am prior to the start of the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club on Wednesday. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images.

Bubba Watson will look to make amends for a disappointing defence of his Masters title by claiming a second European Tour title in China.Watson won th(...)

Masters champion Jordan Spieth: “He’s athletic, he’s young, he has the right character and he wins.” Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

It isn’t all about the money but, in a professional world, of course it matters. Jordan Spieth’s victory in the Masters tournament at Augusta Nationa(...)

Last years champion Bubba Watson helps Jordan Spieth put on the Green Jacket of the 2015 Masters Champion at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: Jim Watson/Getty Images

The Masters has a lot of traditions. One of the smaller ones is that during the champion’s press conference the moderator will always ask the winne(...)

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods tee off at 7.30pm on the final day of The Masters. Photogarph: Getty

The 2015 Masters may have belonged to Jordan Spieth so far but on Sunday evening the eyes of the world won’t be fixed on the 21-year-old Texan but th(...)

 Jordan Spieth of the United States makes birdie on the 12th hole during the third round of the Masters.

Looking for the impossible? “Look, I’m going to need something basically around 61, (or) 62 to have a real chance . . . I’m not sure that’s going to h(...)

Ernie Els of South Africa looks over his approach shot to the second green during second round play of the US Masters at Augusta National. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Jordan Spieth carded the lowest halfway total in Masters history to take a massive step closer to a first major title at Augusta National on Friday.Sp(...)

 Larry Mize celebrates chipping in at the  11th hole to win the US Masters in  1987. Photograph: David Cannon /Allsport

It is known as White Dogwood, which is a small tree that provides an abundance of white flowers at this time of the year. The tree itself is a beauty(...)