Rory McIlroy   returns to action at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Where once it looked as if Rory McIlroy’s ownership of the world number one spot would be long-term, with the potential to rival the longevity of T(...)

Jason Day of Australia plays a shot from the rough on the 12th hole during the final round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club. Photograph: Hunter Martin/Getty Images

Red-hot PGA Championship winner Jason Day of Australia romped to victory at The Barclays on Sunday, winning the opening event of the lucrative FedExCu(...)

Jason Day of Australia reacts as his  eagle putt on the 16th green drops during the third round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club  in Edison, New Jersey. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

US PGA Championship winner Jason Day and Sang-moon Bae of South Korea fired matching scores of seven-under 63 in a Saturday shoot-out to share the thi(...)

 Jordan Spieth  walks  to the  ninth tee   during the second round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club  in Edison, New Jersey. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth has missed the cut at The Barclays and is set to lose his status as world number one to Rory McIlroy. Spieth, who shot his worst score ((...)

“I couldn’t see it in the air (approach to 18 from the left rough), couldn’t see where it was going, and then I just saw it coming down on the green. That was it, I was a winner.” Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

It’s been a mad few days. Absolutely mental. I went through three battery charges on my mobile phone on Monday between catching up on messages on T(...)

 Shane Lowry looks on after playing his second shot over the trees on the 18th hole during the final round of the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Until now, Shane Lowry’s name was best known in American golfing circles on account of a major championship objection. Last year, the Irishman admitte(...)

Vinny’s remarks were tantamount to an accusation of cheating, the worst slur on any golfer’s character

When Vinny Fitzpatrick was feeling jittery he was prone to sweating in all the usual places, and a few unusual ones too, like his upper lip. His gland(...)

Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal celebrates a birdie during his final round on the way to winning  the BMW International Open in Germany. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

Pablo Larrazabal attributed his second BMW International Open title to a flying start as he carded a final-day 66 to see off the challenge of Henrik S(...)

Michael Hoey shot a brilliant seven under par 65 in his second round at the BMW International in Munich. Photograph: Getty

Spain’s Rafael Cabrera-Bello believes he has learnt from his mistakes as he looks to turn another promising position into victory in the BMW Internati(...)

Shane Lowry made a par 72 in his opening round at the BMW International in Munich. Photograph: Getty

World number seven Henrik Stenson briefly feared the worst before finding top gear to card an eventful 67 in the BMW International in Munich yesterday(...)