Australia’s Matt Jones celebrates after sinking his final putt to win the Australian Open in Sydney. Photograph: Getty Images

If recent history is anything to go by, Matt Jones should have major expectations for 2016 after winning the Australian Open at his home cou(...)

An emotional Jason Day celebrates his PGA Championship win with his mentor and caddie Colin Swatton who has coached the  Major winner since the latter was 12.  Photo: David Cannon/Getty

I remember the first time I laid my eyes upon this year’s PGA Champion back in 2008 as he strode purposefully across the range at the Riviera Country (...)

An emotional Jason Day  with his caddie Colin Swatton on the 18th green after winning the 2015 US PGA Championship  at Whistling Straits  in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

An emotional Jason Day reflected on the deep sacrifices made by his mother after winning the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on Sunday to cla(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  in action at the Pro -Am  prior prior to the recent Scottish Open as   caddie Ronan Flood looks on. “If I can get myself in the hunt, I actually play better.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

There is a very simple reason why Pádraig Harrington walks around backwards. Not always, of course; just sometimes. “I am made out to be mad en(...)

Chambers Bay. “The margin for error was so slim with the amount of run-off areas around the greens that sometimes the worse the shot you hit the better the result.” Photograph:  Harry How/Getty

If you dare to be different, you really should do something exceptional. Chambers Bay is very different and it is exceptional but is it a good golf co(...)

Tiger Woods’s form this season doesn’t make for pretty analysis. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Out early, earlier than anyone. Later, working on the range, drilling ball after ball. Once upon a time, it was a formula that worked its magic lik(...)

Jordan Spieth held off the chasing pack with ease to win his first Major title. Photograph: Epa

The Masters was first contested in 1934, but it now comes off as a made-for-TV event. With a natural stage that remains reassuringly familiar, it is a(...)

Two-time Open winner Greg Norman says golf needs to take a tougher stance on doping. Photograph: Getty

Former world number one Greg Norman has said he feels sorry for Tiger Woods’ position as a fallen idol but believes the American’s travails showed eve(...)

Rory McIlroy  in action during the pro-am event prior to the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates  in Dubai. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

Ian Poulter will look to salvage his season with a first victory for two years in the DP World Tour Championship, a win which would be worth almost(...)

Which would you prefer: Russell Brand banging on about drugs or Roy Keane banging on about headbutting his former team-mate Peter Schmeichel? Photograph: John Giles/PA WIre

Sport is the new show business. Both front and back pages of newspapers here this week were given over to coverage of Roy Keane’s autobiography The(...)