“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(...)

 Rory McIlroy  hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits  in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The days of Shane Lowry flying in under the radar are long gone. These days, wherever he goes, in any given week, he’s part of those on any list of(...)

Patrick Reed of the US makes his tee shot on the fifteenth hole with Puget Sound as a backdrop during the second round of the 115th US Open Championship golf tournament at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Belt-tightening time, for the ride at this 115th edition of the US Open Championship – on greens which Henrik Stenson described as “borderline laughab(...)

 Ian Poulter: “I was looking forward to two weeks in a row, playing good golf, so disappointing not to keep that going.” Photo:  Tom Pennington/Getty

Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter has pulled out of this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson tournament in Texas due to injury. The 39-year-old, who last week recor(...)

Darren Clarke: “My desire is what keeps me out there practising and working hard and seeking those four consistent rounds in a row.”  Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Darren Clarke isn’t the sensitive type. Thick-skinned as they come, in fact! Europe’s Ryder Cup captain accepts his team will endure some heckling (...)

Chris Kirk celebrates on the 18th green during the final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Ian Poulter is still waiting for his first strokeplay victory in the United States after Chris Kirk won the Crowne Plaza Invitational.Poulter, who was(...)

Kevin Na leads the  Crowne Plaza Invitational by a stroke from Ian Poulter heading into the final day. Photograph: Getty

American Kevin Na was one shot ahead of England’s Ian Poulter after the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational.Na was unable to reproduce his su(...)

 Ian Poulter drives from the  sixth tee during the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club  in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Kevin Na sank a 14-foot birdie putt on his penultimate hole to break clear of a tie at the top with Ian Poulter and edge a stroke in front after the (...)

Jordan Spieth has a share of the lead after the first round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational in his native Texas. Photograph: Getty

Masters champion Jordan Spieth birdied the 18th hole to take a four-way share of the lead after a rain-interrupted first round at the Crowne Plaza Inv(...)

Luke Donald: “It would encourage some other players from around the world to become members. I don’t think it would affect the number of events I would play necessarily but it would encourage certain players, even US guys, to join this tour.”

Keith Pelley has not taken up office as the European Tour’s chief executive yet but will already have learned the willingness of key stakeholders to o(...)