Felipe Aguilar of Chile plays a bunker shot during the third round of the Volvo China Open at Topwin Golf and Country Club  in Beijing. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Chile’s Felipe Aguilar and Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard share the lead heading into the final round of the Volvo China Open after another day of low sc(...)

 Branden Grace:  “Getting this first victory, I can settle down a bit and forget about just keeping the card.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Another one lost to the PGA Tour? Or, at best, to be shared between the two? If Branden Grace actually hails from South Africa, there is also the u(...)

Jason Day shares the lead after two days of the RBC Heritage. Photograph: Getty

World number one Jason Day returned to the top of the leaderboard following his Masters disappointment as he took a share of the lead at the RBC Herit(...)

World number one Jason Day with his son Dash during the  Par 3 competition at Augusta yesterday. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The temptation is to reach out, to grab destiny before it slips away. If Rory McIlroy is to find that missing link to the career Grand Slam here at t(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (R) reacts to a poor drive on the 12th tee. Photo:   David Cannon/Getty Images

A shake of the hand and a pat on the shoulder from Shane Lowry to Martin Kaymer demonstrated his magnanimity after losing out to the German in the fir(...)

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.(...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.  Photo: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

A common thread has emerged in recent weeks on the PGA Tour, which is all the more relevant in the run-up to next month’s US Masters. As if already (...)

Rory McIlroy  hits a penalty stroke on the eighth hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill  in Orlando, Florida. Photograph:  Stacy Revere/Getty Images

What’s this about the luck of the Irish? Certainly, for Rory McIlroy, there wasn’t too much on offer as two double-bogeys on his front nine contribute(...)

Jordan Spieth shot a second round of 68 in Florida. Photograph: Getty

Jordan Spieth holed out three times from off the green to banish any thoughts of missing the cut in the second round at the Valspar Championship in Fl(...)

Like many of his colleagues, Vinny was aghast at the strong-arm tactics of the Dublin Bus hierarchy in banning the use of radios in the drivers’ cabins. Photograph: Alan Betson

The playlist had been chosen with deliberation, for Vinny Fitzpatrick was keen to get his message across to the faceless suits who ran Dublin Bus thes(...)