Lydia Ko won the women’s Australian Open, but what’s in her bag? (Photograph: ESTHER LIM/AFP/Getty Images)

USA put trust in Love for the second timeWhoever is organising the finer things of life for the respective captains at next year’s Ryder Cup in Hazelt(...)

Padraig Harrington has made the cut at the Northern Trust Open.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Padraig Harrington has made the cut at the Northern Trust Open after he carded a two over par second round 73 at a challenging Riviera.Following on fr(...)

 Ryder Cup captain José María Olazábal and vice-captains Miguel Ángel Jiménez and Darren Clarke ahead of their departure to the 2012 staging of the event at Medinah. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The Ryder Cup hiatus, which has stretched to almost five months, will end on Wednesday when the European team captain for next year’s clash with the U(...)

Darren Clarke embraces Zach Johnson after their singles match in 2006 at the K Club as caddie Billy Foster looks on. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images.

Over its last three decades, the Ryder Cup has been so finely contested that the destination of the cup often hinges on a particular singles match lat(...)

Spain’s  Miguel Angel Jimenez reacts on the 18th green after the final round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. (Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

No sooner had the seemingly ageless Miguel Angel Jimenez secured fourth place at the 78th Masters on Sunday than he turned his attention to win(...)

US golfer Jordan Spieth (left) walking over the bridge at the 13th hole with his caddie Michael Greller during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National. Photograph: Mike Blake / Reuters

Jordan Spieth intends to channel his nerves on the final day at Augusta as he bids to make history by becoming the youngest winner of the Maste(...)

Freddie Jacobson of Sweden hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the third round of the 2013 Masters. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The 12th hole lies at the heart of Amen Corner, that stretch that takes in the approach to the 11th green, all of the Par 3 short hole, and the(...)

Europe’s Paul McGinley (in cap) after sinking the putt to win the Ryder Cup for Europe at the Belfry, near Sutton Coldfield, Sunday 29 September 2002. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA Photo 2:05

Christy O’Connor jnr The Belfry 1989 Christy O’Connor jnr went in as the underdog in his singles match with Fred Couples, a future Masters ch(...)

Rory McIlroy’s spring hibernation, such as it was, has come to an end. In being very selective in when and where he has played so far this yea(...)

 Rory McIlroy  and Tiger Woods  shake hands on the ninth green, their 18th hole, during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis course at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy emphatically lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite with a stunning opening round of 63 that left playing partner Tiger Wood(...)