Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts  tees off at the 17th during the first round of the  Wales Open at Celtic Manor. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Nicolas Colsaerts outshone the Ryder Cup players competing in the Wales Open, but admitted to pangs of jealousy at missing out on a second appearance (...)

England’s  Paul Casey putts on the eighth green on the way to equalling the course record  of 62 during the third round of the  KLM Open  at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club  in Zandvoort, Netherlands. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

France’s Romain Wattel will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the KLM Open on Sunday as he seeks his first European Tour title.Wattel, me(...)

 Shane Lowry of Ireland hits his second shot on the seventh hole during round two   of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club  in Zandvoort, Netherlands. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal carded a course-record 62 to claim a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the KLM Open on Friday. Larrazabal admitted shoot(...)

Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay is attended to by medical staff after being struck with a ball during Day One of the KLM Open at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club in Zandvoort. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Two leading players questioned why there was no ambulance on site after Fabrizio Zanotti was struck on the head by a ball in the KLM Open on Thursday(...)

Stephen Gallacher of Scotland sees a putt just miss during the third round of  Italian Open Damiani at Circolo Golf Torino. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Richie Ramsay would hate to be the man to deny fellow Scot Stephen Gallacher a place in the Ryder Cup, but admits he will have to look after his own i(...)

Hennie Otto of South Africa putts during the second round of the 71st Italian Open Damiani at Circolo Golf Torino. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

As a South African he cannot compete in the Ryder Cup, but Hennie Otto may still have played a significant part in deciding Europe’s team in the Itali(...)

 Jamie Donaldson of Wales poses with the trophy after winning the D+D Real Czech Masters   at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Donaldson secures Ryder Cup place
  • Golf
  • August 24, 2014, 18:03

Jamie Donaldson secured his place in Europe’s team for next month’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles with a storming final round to win the Czech Masters at th(...)

Jamie Donaldson in action during day two of the Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague, Czech Republic. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty

Jamie Donaldson remained on course to secure his place in the European Ryder Cup team with a 69 in the second round of the Czech Masters yesterday.(...)

Damien McGrane lost a play-off to England’s David Horsey at the Russia Open in Moscow. Photograph:   Harry Engels/Getty Images

Ireland’s Damien McGrane lost out to England’s David Horsey on the first play-off hole at the Russia Masters in Moscow on Sunday.The Meath golfer coul(...)

David Horsey of England: birdie at par-four first set the tone for opening round. Photograph:  Harry Engels/Getty Images

A fine first round of 65 had David Horsey sitting one shot clear of the field after the opening day of the M2M Russian Open yesterday.The 29-year-old (...)