Rory McIlroy is aiming to be the first European winner of the Masters since 1999. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy may have enhanced his chances of completing the career grand slam by opting out of the par-three contest, but the world number three stil(...)

Rory McIlroy will play Thorbjorn Olesen, Kevin Na and Smylie Kaufman in the WGC Matchplay in Texas. Photograph: Getty

Defending champion Rory McIlroy will face Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen and American pair Kevin Na and Smylie Kaufman at this week’s WGC-Dell Match Play.(...)

 Rory McIlroy  putts on the 10th hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course  in Florida. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy refused to blame his new putting technique for a disappointing opening round in the WGC-Cadillac Championship after the new approach init(...)

Jason Dufner is presented with the trophy by former President Bill Clinton. Photograph: Getty

Jason Dufner won his fourth PGA Tour title with a two-hole play-off victory over Sweden’s David Lingmerth at the CareerBuilder Challenge in California(...)

 Jason Dufner plays a shot from the fairway on the 11th hole during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge at PGA West  in La Quinta, California. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Jason Dufner fired a seven-under-par 65 to grab the outright lead after the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California on F(...)

Shane Lowry posted a second round 69 to sit two shots off the lead of Matt Fitzpatrick at the British Masters. Photograph: PA

Shane Lowry remains firmly in the hunt at the British Masters after he carded a second round 69 to sit at seven under par for the tournament and two s(...)

 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 ((...)

Martin Kaymer hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 115th US Open Championship at Chambers Bay. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images

What did Graeme McDowell do? Only open the floodgates, if you must know; after a drought of European winners that dated all the way back to Tony Ja(...)

 David Lingmerth watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of The Memorial Tournament. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Swedish hopeful David Lingmerth leads an all-star field at the Memorial Tournament after shooting a flawless seven-under round of 65 on Friday. The 27(...)

 Jordan Spieth:  “Colonial is a place that’s special to me. I’ve played it a couple of years, had success here.” Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty

Masters champion Jordan Spieth will have the benefit of home support when he looks to bounce back from missing the cut in The Players Championship wit(...)