Jordan Spieth  watches his birdie putt drop on the 18th green during the third round of the Tour Championship  at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth jumped to the front of the queue for Tour Championship glory and FedEx Cup big money after a dramatic turnaround on day three at East La(...)

Rory McIlroy hits out of a fairway bunker on the eighth hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Club Friday, September 25th, 2015, in Atlanta. Photograph: AP Photo/John Amis

Jordan Spieth, the US Masters and US Open champion, who had missed two cuts in the previous three FedEx Cup play-off tournaments, returned to form (...)

 Shane Lowry with his playing partner Gerry McManus during the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews last year. “I’ve done well in the Dunhill, two top-six finishes in the last couple of years.” Photo:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

I’ve reached the stage where I am itching to get back out on tour with a card in my hand again. Six weeks off! It seems like an age since I last pl(...)

Jason Day: “I work very hard in the off weeks just to kind of keep where my game is at right now.” Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

The one that got away, on the 18th green at the Old Course in St Andrews, provided the impetus which Jason Day required to end his major drought and(...)

Jason Day: “I should’ve got to 19 under. That would have been nice!”

Red-hot Jason Day extended his lead and continued to dominate the golf world as he stormed five shots clear after the second round of the BMW Champion(...)

 Jason Day of Australia currently leads the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Jason Day missed out on becoming only the seventh player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59 when he completed his first round at the BMW Championship i(...)

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(...)

 Jordan Spieth  and Jimmy Walker  putt on the 11th green during practice for the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

World number two Jordan Spieth believes he is “free-rolling” towards a possible $10 million payday in the FedEx Cup play-offs. Whatever happens in the(...)

 Rickie Fowler poses with the winner’s trophy after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston  in Norton, Massachusetts. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Rickie Fowler battled back to record a one-stroke victory with a final round of 68 to win the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts. Fowl(...)

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 (...)