Rory McIlroy in action during a practice round for the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course.  “There’s plenty of players that would like to be as inconsistent as me.” Photo: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Now that Rory McIlroy has won his third Major, his next goal is to claim his first World Golf Championships title this week at the Bridgestone Invi(...)

Tim Clark of South Africa reacts after making a par putt to win the RBC Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal Golf Club on Sunday, in  Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

South Africa’s Tim Clark shot a final-day 65 to snatch a victory away from Jim Furyk at the Canadian Open and earn his second PGA title.Furyk led by t(...)

Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green after finishing his final round of the British Open Championship at Hoylake. Photograph: REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

The early-arriving British Open fans formed a receiving line along Royal Liverpool’s first hole and tried to finagle a greeting from Tiger Woods with(...)

 Rory McIlroy  looks at the Claret Jug after winning the British Open  at Hoylake. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA
Rory McIlroy - in other words
  • Golf
  • July 21, 2014, 13:30

Rory McIlroy may not have been able to win the British Open by the same margin as in his two previous major victories, but the 25-year-old’s victory (...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland acknowledges the crowd after making a par putt  on the 17th green at Royal Liverpool   in Hoylake. Photograph: Toby Melville / Reuters

Low scoring dominated the first day of the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool — with even a rusty Tiger Woods getting in on the act, despite (...)

The par-five 10th at Pinehurst. The renovation of the course, described as “funky” by coach Pete Cowen, meant the removal of more than 40 acres of rough, which was replaced by native vegetation that includes clumps of wiregrass on sandy areas adjoining the fairways. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The view from the 18th green back down the fairway which will determine the eventual winner of this 114th US Open is the stuff of picture postcards. O(...)

Germany’s Martin Kaymer with the Players Championship trophy at  Sawgrass on Sunday.

The last time Martin Kaymer struck a putt that stung Jim Furyk, his ball travelled six feet in a mostly straight line and clinched Europe’s 2012 Ryder(...)

Martin Kaymer holds the winner’s trophy after winning The PLayers Championship at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course. Photograph: Erik Lesser/EPA

Germany’s Martin Kaymer overcame a 90-minute weather delay and a nerve-wracking finish in near darkness to claim the the Players Championship yeste(...)

Martin Kaymer followed up on his first-round record 63  with a 69. Photograph:  by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

As Germany’s Martin Kaymer followed up on his first-round record 63 on Thursday in The Players Championship at Sawgrass with a 69, Rory McIlroy ominou(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts to a tee shot at the 3rd during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship at the Quail Hollow Club. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy looked set for another top-10 finish as the Wells Fargo Championship built to a climax at Quail Hollow, North Carolina last night. The No(...)