Tiger Woods with his swing coach Sean Foley on the 10th fairway at Congressional Country Club during yesterday’s practice round before today’s start.

Tiger Woods will command the headlines as the former world number one returns to competitive golf at Congressional today.The 14-time Major winner has (...)

Rory McIlroy competing in last weekend’s Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.

Where once his head was driven demented by figuring out a way to conquer the TPC at Sawgrass, Rory McIlroy’s maturity – now an older and wiser 25-year(...)

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 09: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waits on a tee boxduring a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy waits on a tee box during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters. The 24-year-old Ulsterman knows better than anyone how the deal is closed on a Sunday afternoon at Augusta. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

The old-timers never want to leave, almost as if pulled by some magnetic force to the lawn in front of the clubhouse. Gary Player, respl(...)

 Jason Day of Australia hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Photo:  Rob Carr/Getty Images

The quest isn’t necessarily for perfection, for golf – as Dr Bob Rotella will tell you – is not a game of perfect. Jason Day, though, will keep(...)

 Rory McIlroy  hits a shot from a bunker during a practice round yesterday prior to the start of the US Masters  at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The best laid schemes of mice and men, and all that. There are some things you can’t control. Yesterday was one of them, as, on the first official (...)

 Patrons walk on a fog-shrouded course during the first practice round at the 2014 Masters Tournament at  Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph:  Erik S Lesser/EPA

Just two hours of practice for the US Masters was possible on Monday before players, and thousands of disappointed spectators, were forced to l(...)

Victor Dubuisson of France chips from a cactus on the 20th hole during the championship match of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain, Arizona, on February 23rd, 2014. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The days of flying in under the radar are gone. He may prefer the quiet life, one that mixes shyness with eccentricity, but for Victor Du(...)

France’s  Victor Dubuisson chips from a cactus on the 20th hole during the final of the   World Golf Championships against Jason Day   at Dove Mountain  in Marana, Arizona. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Three months after bursting into the limelight with his maiden victory on the European Tour, Victor Dubuisson elevated his profile on the US P(...)

 Victor Dubuisson  and Graeme McDowell  shake hands after the Frenchman’s  quarter-final victory at the Accenture World Match Play Championship  at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell’s brilliant run in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship finally came to an end on Saturday as Victor Dubuisson booked his (...)

Scott Stallings  with his trophy after winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Torrey Pines South  in La Jolla, California. Photograph: Donald Miralle/Getty Images

American Scott Stallings birdied six of the last 11 holes to break clear of a tightly bunched leaderboard and clinch his third PGA Tour title by one (...)