Germany’s Marcel Siem  hits his tee shot on the first hole during the opening  round of the Trophee Hassan II Golf at Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir, Morocco. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

George Coetzee and Marcel Siem kept their hopes of qualifying for the Masters very much alive on the opening day of the Hassan Trophy at Golf du Palai(...)

Alejandro Canizares is out to reclaim the Trophee du Hassan II. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Alejandro Cañizares will return to Morocco this Thursday looking to become the first player to defend the Trophée Hassan II title since it became a pa(...)

Trevor Fisher Jnr of South Africa celebrates a putt on the 11th green during the final round of the Africa Open at East London Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

South Africa’s Trevor Fisher Jnr maintained the 100 per cent record of home players in the Africa Open by winning his first European Tour title with a(...)

Joint leader SSP Chawrasia of India plays a shot during the first round of the Hero India Open Golf at Delhi Golf Club. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

India’s SSP Chawrasia made an ideal start to his bid for a third European Tour victory on home soil by claiming a share of the lead following the firs(...)

Michael Hoey slipped down the leaderboard on the second day of the Thailand Classic at Black Mountain. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Michael Hoey failed to capitalise on his strong start in the Thailand Classic as he dropped down the leaderboard after his level par second round at B(...)

Shane Lowry: posted an impressive seventh-place finish in his first appearance of the new season at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California. Photo: Todd Warshaw/Getty

No dillydallying from Shane Lowry, who – on his first appearance of the season – hit the ground running in the Farmer’s Insurance Open in San Diego. (...)

Phoenix Open winner Brooks Koepka has been “picking the brain” of “unbelievable” McIlroy. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Chances are, when he gets time to get around to it, Rory McIlroy will bend Brooks Koepka’s ear about the possibility of playing in the Irish Open at (...)

Rory McIlroy is confident going into the Dubai Desert Classic, in which he has finished in the top 10 every year since winning it in 2009. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

When the putter works, is there anyone better? Rory McIlroy is next to unbeatable. And the world number one – who returns to a favoured hunting gro(...)

Peter Lawrie of Ireland had a promising second round at the first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Peter Lawrie is the leading Irish man at the Qatar Masters after a second-round score of 68. Lawrie now sits joint-fourth on the leaderboard just thre(...)

 England’s Oliver Fisher drives on the ninth hole during the first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

England’s Oliver Fisher fired a first-round 65 to lead the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters by a shot.Fisher carded eight birdies, including three in a r(...)