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

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

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Shane Lowry shelters from the rain during the BMW International Open in Germany last month. “Lads, I’d rather be playing in the sun with no wind.” Photograph: Getty Images

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 Kevin Stadler drives from the fourth tee   during the third round of the  Alstom Open de France  at Le Golf National  in Paris. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

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 Kevin Stadler of USA walks off the course after finishing his first round during the Alstom Open de France. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

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 Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay with the trophy after winning the BMW International Open in Colgne. Photograph:  Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

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 Shane Lowry  watches his tee shot off the second  during the third round of the BMW International Open at Golf Club Gut Larchenhof  in Cologne. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

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Michael Hoey’s round contained nine birdies. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Shane Lowry carded two birdies in his final three holes to card a four-under 68 on another day of low scoring at the BMW International Open in Cologne(...)