Rory McIlroy will play Jason Dufner, Brandt Snedeker and Billy Horschel in his pool at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Photograph: Getty

Top seed and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw for the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco a(...)

 Rory McIlroy:  victories and  sponsorship deal  make him Ireland’s richest sportsman. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty

He’s got the world number-one spot, four Majors and counting, and now Rory McIlroy can add the title of Ireland’s richest sportsman to his burgeoning (...)

Jim Furyk reacts after beating Kevin Kisner in a play-off to win the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head. Photograph: Getty Images.

Jim Furyk defeated Kevin Kisner on the second play-off hole to win the RBC Heritage title at Hilton Head and record a first PGA Tour victory since 201(...)

Troy Merritt hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on   Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Troy Merritt will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage but will be looking over his shoulder with a host of big names in th(...)

Jordan Spieth waves to the gallery after making a birdie on the ninth hole, his last,  during the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links  in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

A day of low scoring at the RBC Heritage saw American Troy Merritt take the lead on 12 under on the back of equalling the course record with an 11-und(...)

Graeme McDowell hits his third shot on the 15th hole during the first round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links   in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Tyler Lecka/Getty Images

Former champion Graeme McDowell and America’s Matt Every shared the lead after the first round of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head, with Jordan Spiet(...)

Masters Champion Jordan Spieth visits the observation deck at The Empire State Building in New York City.Photograph: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

Masters champion Jordan Spieth is confident he will win more majors in pursuit of world number one Rory McIlroy.Spieth set numerous records on his way(...)

Vinny proves he has his finger on the pulse as Many Clouds wins the Grand National at Aintree. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Vinny Fitzpatrick was leaning on the goalpost in the corner of St Anne’s when a certain little lady walked by.“Oh me, oh my,” he thought to himself be(...)

 Patrick Reed  plays a bunker shot  during the second round of the  Masters. The world number 14 will play at the famed links beside Slieve Donard on May 28th-31st. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The cat wasn’t just let out of the bag, it jumped out. Patrick Reed – the world number 14 – revealed at Augusta that he would be adding the Irish Ope(...)

 Graeme McDowell watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell insisted he would never consider not playing the Masters despite another frustrating experience at Augusta National.McDowell carded a (...)