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(...)

Chris Kirk celebrates on the 18th green during the final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Ian Poulter is still waiting for his first strokeplay victory in the United States after Chris Kirk won the Crowne Plaza Invitational.Poulter, who was(...)

Kevin Na leads the  Crowne Plaza Invitational by a stroke from Ian Poulter heading into the final day. Photograph: Getty

American Kevin Na was one shot ahead of England’s Ian Poulter after the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational.Na was unable to reproduce his su(...)

 Ian Poulter drives from the  sixth tee during the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club  in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Kevin Na sank a 14-foot birdie putt on his penultimate hole to break clear of a tie at the top with Ian Poulter and edge a stroke in front after the (...)

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 4th during round one of the World Golf Championship Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on April 29th, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Masters champion Jordan Spieth and world number one Rory McIlroy enjoyed comfortable victories on the opening day of the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, a(...)

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus joined Ewen Murray in the Sky commentary box. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

With all the hi-tech wizardry on view at the Masters, Grand National and even the Boat Race over the last week, those old clips they kept playing in t(...)

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(...)

 Rory McIlroy plays a bunker shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth refused to crack under mounting pressure as he continued to hold the US Masters third-round lead on Saturday as some of the biggest nam(...)

Jordan Spieth jumps to watch his ball during the second round at Augusta National. Photograph: Jim Watson

History changes. Jordan Spieth, at just 21 years of age, audaciously ripped up the record books in this 79th edition of the Masters – reaching the mid(...)

 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(...)