Paul Casey has precluded himself form selection for Europe’s 2016 Ryder cup side. Photograph: Afp

The biggest loser from Paul Casey’s decision to preclude himself from Ryder Cup inclusion is not the biennial event. Nor is it the European team. It w(...)

Rory McIlroy launches his ball into the crowd after holing his winning putt on the 18th green during the final round of the DP World Tour Championship. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

As the golfing year stretches on for some, among them world number one Jordan Spieth who is defending the Australian Open this week, the curtain has (...)

Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 16th hole during the final round of DP World Tour Championship  in Dubai, UAE. Photograph: Kamran Jebreili/AP

For a time this year, Rory McIlroy’s ankle rather than his shot-making was the focus. Doing it his way, the Northern Irishman used Instagram and oth(...)

Paul Casey will miss next year’s Ryder Cup as he will concentrate on playing on the PGA Tour. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke and chief executive Keith Pelley have expressed their surprise at Paul Casey’s decision not to rejoin the European Tou(...)

Thongchai celebrates holing the winning putt on the 18th hole with his coach during the final round of the Porsche European Open at Golf Resort Bad  Griesbach in Passau, Germany. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images

Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee produced a flawless final round to claim victory at the Porsche European Open in Germany ahead of Englishman Graeme Storm.(...)

An emotional Jason Day celebrates his PGA Championship win with his mentor and caddie Colin Swatton who has coached the  Major winner since the latter was 12.  Photo: David Cannon/Getty

I remember the first time I laid my eyes upon this year’s PGA Champion back in 2008 as he strode purposefully across the range at the Riviera Country (...)

Jason Day  with his caddie Colin Swatton on the 18th green after winning the 2015 PGA Championship  at Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on Sunday. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

No standing still. Ever. As golf’s newest Major champion has discovered, the desire for more is insatiable. And, although Jason Day’s journey to a (...)

Brian O’Driscoll: his hope is that will attract about 100,000 monthly unique visitors. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

It’s the next stage in the life of “brand Brian”. Former rugby professional Brian O’Driscoll has launched a new website wher(...)

Senior Open Champion  Marco Dawson celebrating at Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire, yesterday. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Colin Montgomerie’s hopes of landing his first Senior Open Championship were dashed at Sunningdale as American journeyman Marco Dawson secured the tit(...)

Former England footballer Gary Lineker volunteered his services to cover BBC golf coverage after Steve Rider left the broadcasters. Photograph: Getty.

Ah, Steve Rider. Out of the haze of sports television’s glory years steps the most urbane and dulcet-toned presenter of them all to remind everybod(...)