Danny Willet produced a shock as he becamse just the second Englishman to win the Masters. Photograph: AFP

In the closing stages of the 2016 Masters at Augusta, the question on lips of many sports fans was: “Who is Danny Willett?” But that was perhaps a li(...)

Rory McIlroy reacts to a missed putt on the 17th green as Jordan Spieth looks on during the third round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth opened to the door to potential gate-crashers when he double-bogeyed the 18th hole as he reached the 54-hole point with the lead in thi(...)

Jim Herman of the United States hits his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas. Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Jim Herman, who last week was ranked 191 in the world, has provided a Masters fairytale by clinching the Shell Houston Open and therefore the final sp(...)

 Jordan Spieth  hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the Shell Houston Open  in Humble, Texas. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Long-hitting Dustin Johnson, seeking his first PGA Tour victory of the season, stormed into contention for the Houston Open with a scintillating eagl(...)

 Rory McIlroy  watches a putt on the 14th green during the round of 16 match against Zach Johnson at the WGC-Dell Match Play  in Austin, Texas. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Defending champion Rory McIlroy remains on course to retain his WGC-Dell Match Play title after setting up a mouthwatering semi-final with new world n(...)

Rory McIlroy will play Thorbjorn Olesen, Kevin Na and Smylie Kaufman in the WGC Matchplay in Texas. Photograph: Getty

Defending champion Rory McIlroy will face Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen and American pair Kevin Na and Smylie Kaufman at this week’s WGC-Dell Match Play.(...)

World number one Jordan Spieth asked whether he could wet the bottom of his putter to stop it slipping during round three of the WGC-Cadillac Championsip at Doral. Photo:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

World number one Jordan Spieth faced a bizarre problem as Doral’s Blue Monster course lived up to its name in the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Cham(...)

All was still on the Montlake Cut, the most famous stretch of rowing water in Seattle, when Vinny Fitzpatrick arrived at dawn on Monday morning. Hi(...)

 Dustin Johnson and Donald Trump pose  after Johnson won last year’s WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course in Doral, Florida. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, owner of the Doral resort in Florida, which plays host to this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship, is expected to(...)

Rory McIlroy sinks a long par putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the   Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy loved the look of Riviera Country Club when he first saw the course earlier this week, and now relishes the prospect of being in the titl(...)