Ryder Cup Capatain Paul McGinley talks with the media prior to the Pro - Am of the 71st Italian Open Damiani at Circolo Golf Torino. Photograph by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

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 Jamie Donaldson of Wales poses with the trophy after winning the D+D Real Czech Masters   at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Donaldson secures Ryder Cup place
  • Golf
  • August 24, 2014, 18:03

Jamie Donaldson secured his place in Europe’s team for next month’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles with a storming final round to win the Czech Masters at th(...)

  Bradley Dredge of Wales plays his first shot on the thrid tee during day three of D+D REAL Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Jamie Donaldson still has his Ryder Cup destiny in his own hands, but will have to work hard if he is to earn his place on the European team this week(...)

Jamie Donaldson in action during day two of the Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague, Czech Republic. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty

Jamie Donaldson remained on course to secure his place in the European Ryder Cup team with a 69 in the second round of the Czech Masters yesterday.(...)

 Ruaidhri McGee: four off the pace and best of the Irish following an opening 70 at the Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort.  Photo:  Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Ruaidhri McGee proved best of the Irish as he registered an opening two-under-par 70 to trail leader Jamie Donaldson by four shots at the Czech Maste(...)

Jamie Donaldson: sits inside the European qualifying places. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Jamie Donaldson goes into the Czech Masters in Prague this week hoping he can solidify his position in the European Ryder Cup team for Gleneagles in S(...)

Rory McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy on the Old Trafford pitch during half-time of Manchester United’s   Premier League match against Swansea City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

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 Graeme McDowell: “I’m optimisitic about the way I’m playing, I’m optimisitc about my chances of finishing in the automatic spots and I’d be farily optimistic of the chances of a pick. I am not really too worried about it.”

Graeme McDowell ran up a horror show on the Par 4 13th hole in the third round of the US PGA Championship, as a quadruple bogey eight - which included(...)

Rory McIlroy hits off the 14th tee during the first round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

The familiar spring was still in his step as he marched towards the scorers’ hut, with a one-under par round of 69 safely banked on his return to work(...)

 Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay with the trophy after winning the BMW International Open in Colgne. Photograph:  Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Shane Lowry admitted his delight at securing qualification for the British Open at Royal Liverpool next month after a closing five-under 67 left him i(...)