Tiger Woods  hits a wayward  tee shot on the second hole during third round  of the Quicken Loans National  tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia. Photograph: Pete Marovich/EPA

Americans Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell, both looking for their first PGA Tour wins, shared the lead after Saturday’s third round of the Quicken Loa(...)

Northern Irishman golfer Graeme McDowell poses with his trophy after winning the 2014 Alstom Open de France on. Photo: Thomas Sampson/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell is hoping a couple of factors will combine at this week’s French Open to belatedly kick-start his season. Firstly, the Northern Irishm(...)

Bubba Watson holds up his ball on the 15th green during the final round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands. Photograph: Jim Rogash/Getty Images

Bubba Watson won his second Travelers Championship the same way as the first, at the second extra hole. Watson beat Englishman Paul Casey in a playoff(...)

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(...)

 Chris Kirk  has no Ryder Cup expectations. Photograph: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

The Darwinian nature of the FedEx Cup playoffs, along with the impending Ryder Cup selections, provided a host of possibilities as the 2014 Deutsche (...)

 Peter Lawrie   tees off on the second hole during day two of the Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. Photograph: by Matt King/Getty Images

Ireland’s Peter Lawrie (70) and David Higgins (72) are both reasonably placed going into the weekend of the Perth International as they try and secure(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden during the  third round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club  in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

The noted prankster Henrik Stenson pulled off one of his favorite escapades at a tour stop in Europe a few years ago when he found himself staying in(...)

 Graeme McDowell discusses his tee shot on the eighth hole with   caddie Ken Comboy during his match with Chris Wood at the   Volvo World Match Play Championship at Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort  in Kavarna, Bulgaria. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Defending champion Nicolas Colsaerts and former winner Ian Poulter face a battle to remain in the Volvo World Match Play Championship after los(...)