South Africa’s  Wallie Coetsee  tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

World number 509 Wallie Coetsee, who has recorded one top-10 finish in 37 European Tour events, will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the (...)

European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke will join Peter Lawrie, Kevin Phelan and Gareth Maybin in Johannesburg. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

South Africa’s Richard Sterne will attempt to win the Joburg Open for the third time in its nine-year history to make amends for a “horrendous” spell (...)

Scotland’s  Marc Warren in action during the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at the Doha Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Scotland’s Marc Warren was one of four players to claim a share of the lead heading into the final day of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.Warren sho(...)

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(...)

  Luke Donald of England  waits to play into the 17th green during the second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club  in Sun City, South Africa. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Luke Donald enjoyed a spectacular second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge to race to the top of the leaderboard. The Englishman had an average open(...)

Shane Lowry of Ireland tees off at the first hole during the opening round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in Sun City, South Africa. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Shane Lowry is six off Ross Fisher’s lead going into the second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge after he carded a 72 in Sun City, South Africa. Fi(...)

 Kevin Phelan: hoping to build on his third-place finish in the  Hong Kong Open – but he needs to finish in at least fourth place this week to retain his card. Photo:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images

It is the time of year when many players are forced to consider their futures on tour with the final showdown having started in Western Australia this(...)

Finland’s Mikko Ilonen beat Henrik Stenson 3&1 to lift World MatchPlay title at   The London Golf Club, Kent. Photograph; Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Mikko Ilonen became the first Finnish player to win the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday after a hard-fought victory over top seed Henrik(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden (right) beat  George Coetzee of South Africa in the semi-final   of the Volvo World Match Play Championship at The London Club. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Henrik Stenson will face Mikko Ilonen in the final of the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday after the pair came through two hard-fought se(...)

 Joost Luiten of The Netherlands (right) celebrates after his 6&5 victory over Pablo Larrazabal of Spain (left) during the quarter-final matches of the Volvo World Match Play Championship at The London Club   in Ash, United Kingdom. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

South Africa’s George Coetzee could turn a last-minute call-up into the Volvo World Match Play Championship into easily the biggest payday of his car(...)