Tiger Woods has been selected as a vice-captain for next year’s Ryder Cup. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III on Wednesday appointed 14-times major winner Tiger Woods as one of his vice-captains for next year’s R(...)

Jason Day of Australia lines up a putt during the First Round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Jason Day, in pursuit of world number one status and a fourth win in six starts, was poised for a possible 59 after charging four shots clear in th(...)

Rory McIlroy made the cut at the Deutsche Bank Open by a single shot in Boston. Photograph: Getty

Jordan Spieth missed the cut as fellow American Charley Hoffman took the halfway lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts. The Masters (...)

“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(...)

Pádraig Harrington: “I have more clubhead speed now than I ever had in my career.” Photograph: Phil Long/AP Photo

What is it with our walking wounded? First, Rory McIlroy’s ankle – thankfully mended after intensive treatment and rehabilitation away from prying eye(...)

Shane Lowry is hopeful his breakthrough win in the WGC-Bridgestone invitational will open the floodgates for more success. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s Shane Lowry believes his breakthrough win on the PGA Tour will kick-start the next level of his career. The 28-year-old admits his frustrati(...)

Shane Lowry of Ireland hits off the fourth tee during the final round of the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Nerves of steel? Make it titanium. Shane Lowry – showing fortitude, demonstrating terrific shot-making and, on the odd occasion, riding his luck – fol(...)

Shane Lowry celebrates during the final round of the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Photograph: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Lowry, helped by sensational recovery shots at the 10th and 18th that both led to birdies, clinched his first PGA Tour victory by two(...)

Shane Lowry hits from the fairway on the 2nd hole during the third round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Photo: AP Photo

Shane Lowry remains in the hunt at the WGC-Bridgestone- Invitational at Firestone Country Club with a five birdie round of 67 leaving him on seven und(...)

Shane Lowry of Ireland plays a shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course  in Akron, Ohio. Photo: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

On a day where the mentality was very much ‘hold onto what you’ve got’ at the Bridgestone Invitational, it was Shane Lowry who discarded those tactics(...)