Justin Rose has not been outside the top 15 on his last four outings at TPC Louisiana. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

US Tour: Justin Rose will look to successfully defend a title for the first time in his professional career in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, an e(...)

Rory McIlroy is aiming to be the first European winner of the Masters since 1999. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy may have enhanced his chances of completing the career grand slam by opting out of the par-three contest, but the world number three stil(...)

 Jason Day  poses with the Walter Hagen Cup after defeating Louis Oosthuizen to win the WGC Dell Match Play at the Austin Country Club  in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Jason Day marked his return to the top of the world rankings in emphatic fashion with a second WGC-Dell Match Play title in three years as Rory McIlro(...)

Jason Day of Australia celebrates his par-saving putt on the 18th green to defeat Rory McIlroy 1up during their semifinal match at the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play at the Austin Country Club  in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty

Down, but not out; and with an eyeon the bigger picture! As Rory McIlroy was dethroned as WGC-Dell Matchplay champion – losing out on the 18th green i(...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.  Photo: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

A common thread has emerged in recent weeks on the PGA Tour, which is all the more relevant in the run-up to next month’s US Masters. As if already (...)

 Charl Schwartzel of South Africa reacts after a putt on the first playoff hole on the 18th green to win the Valspar Championship. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Charl Schwartzel secured his first victory in the United States since the 2011 Masters by beating Bill Haas in a playoff at the Valspar Championship i(...)

Charl Schwartzel of South Africa plays from a bunker on the 10th hole during the final round of the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Pre-tournament favourite Charl Schwartzel cruised to victory in the Tshwane Open on Sunday to claim his 11th European Tour title and an eighth on home(...)

Charl Schwartzel is two shots off the lead after day two of the Tshwane Open. Photograph: Getty

South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel justified his billing as pre-tournament favourite by surging into contention for an eighth European Tour title on home(...)

Charl Schwartzel of South Africa in action at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Golf Club. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel won the Alfred Dunhill Championship by four shots at Leopard Creek Country Club yesterday to clinch the first t(...)

Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 17th hole during round three of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on May 1st, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy fought back from two holes down with two to play to beat Billy Horschel at the WGC-Match Play Championship on Friday, wh(...)