Peter Lawrie is hoping to regain his European Tour card  at the Portugal Masters. Photo:   Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Peter Lawrie will go into this week’s Portugal Masters knowing that only strong finish - possibly in the top five - will see him avoid another trip to(...)

Pádraig Harrington: One of eight Irish players in the field for the British Masters at Woburn.

An idea first used with Rory McIlroy’s support of the Irish Open is gaining traction, and now Ian Poulter’s backing of the restored British Masters – (...)

Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland plays out of a bunker on the 8th hole during day one of the D+D Real Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort Prague, Czech Republic. Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Spaniard Eduardo de la Riva holed his second shot for an eagle at the last to take a share of the first round lead at the Czech Masters. The 33-year-o(...)

Marc Warren of Scotland starts his defence of the Made in Denmark title he won last year. Photograph: Getty.

Scotland’s Marc Warren will launch his defence of the Made in Denmark title alongside home favourite Soren Kjeldsen and Sweden’s Robert Karlsson when (...)

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(...)

Darren Clarke watches a shot during the first round of the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Denmark’s Morten Orum Madsen shot a hole-in-one in a remarkable eagle-eagle finish to claim a share of the lead at the Tshwane Open in South Africa. E(...)

Rory McIlroy: “It’s just to try and stay as fresh as possible and give myself the best possible chance each and every week that I tee up, the best possible chance to play well.” Photo: Brendon thorne/Getty

The old adage that “less is more” would appear to have struck a chord with the world’s two best golfers, as Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson kick-star(...)

  Joost Luiten of the Netherlands hits a shot on the ninth hole during the KLM Open ProAm held at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club  in Zandvoort,Netherlands. Photo:   Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Defending champion Joost Luiten will look to put the disappointment of missing out on the Ryder Cup behind him in the KLM Open this week.Luiten was o(...)

Rory McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy on the Old Trafford pitch during half-time of Manchester United’s   Premier League match against Swansea City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy’s bucket list is getting smaller but one unfulfilled wish is to win the FedExCup Series and therefore be crowned the PGA Tour champion(...)

Co-leader Peter Whiteford of Scotland is “not confident at all”. Photograph:   Harry Engels/Getty Images

Scotland’s Peter Whiteford will hope to turn his season around when he goes head-to-head with Englishman David Horsey in the final round of the Rus(...)