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(...)

 Defending champion Graeme McDowell  plays from deep rough into the 18th green in his World Match Play against Joost Luiten of the Netherlands. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Defending champion Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry both lost for a second day to end their participation at the Volvo World Match Play Championship a(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland acknowledges the crowd after making a par putt  on the 17th green at Royal Liverpool   in Hoylake. Photograph: Toby Melville / Reuters

Low scoring dominated the first day of the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool — with even a rusty Tiger Woods getting in on the act, despite (...)

Portugal’s  Ricardo Santos discusses club selection with his caddie before playing his second shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the Africa Open at East London Golf Club in  South Africa. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Portugal’s Ricardo Santos carded a flawless 62 to claim the lead after a day of low scoring in the Africa Open in East London on Thursday. (...)

  George Coetzee of South Africa hits his tee shot at the 18th in the final round of the Joburg Open . Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Home favourite George Coetzee produced a closing 66 to claim the Joburg Open by three shots on Sunday afternoon. Fellow countryman Justin Walters had (...)