Phil Mickelson found the going tough at Torrey Pines and missed the  Farmers Insurance Open cut in his home town ofSan Diego, California. Photograph:  Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Local favourite Phil Mickelson has joined Tiger Woods as a weekend casualty as the five-time major winner failed to make the cut at the Farmers Insura(...)

Brooks Koepka holds the trophy after winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka, who won his maiden PGA Tour title on Sunday in Phoenix, said failing to earn a PGA Tour card in 2012 and going to play in Europe instea(...)

  Tiger Woods will be back in action at the Phoenix Open at the end of this month.  Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Tiger Woods has confirmed he will make his seasonal return in the Waste Management Phoenix Open at the end of January.Woods hasn’t played the event in(...)

 Tiger Woods walks off the third tee during the final round of the Hero World Challenge at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club  in Windermere, Florida. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth capped off a second consecutive runaway victory with a six-under 66 on Sunday to win the Hero World Challenge by 10 strokes at Isleworth(...)

 Jordan Spieth salutes the crowd after holing  a long birdie putt on the 18th green to shoot a nine-under-par 63 in  the third round of the Hero World Challenge at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club  in Windermere, Florida. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Young American Jordan Spieth was on course to satisfy his 2014 season’s objectives by storming to a seven-shot lead at the Hero World Challenge, whil(...)

Patrick Reed (left) and Tiger Woods walks off the third tee during the second round of the Hero World Challenge at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club   in Windermere, Florida. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Tiger Woods looked to have turned a corner in the second round of the Hero World Challenge at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Florida, but a (...)

Tiger Woods feeling the heat on the third tee during the first round the Hero World Challenge at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Windermere, Florida. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Tiger Woods may have pronounced himself fit but he looked far from ready for his return to action at the Hero World Challenge, after a four-month abse(...)

Jordan Spieth of the USA poses with the Stonehaven Cup after winning the 2014 Australian Open  at The Australian Golf Course  in Sydney. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy got a stark reminder that his dominance of world golf will not go without its challengers as American prodigy Jordan Spieth closed out hi(...)

World number one Rory McIlroy plays out of the rough on the ninth at the Australian Golf Club, the hole which saw his third round unravel and leave him out of contention at the Australian Open

Rory McIlroy’s hopes of retaining his Australian Open title look to have sunk without trace after a woeful third round left him well adrift of the lea(...)

Rory McIlroy:  said the victory at Royal Sydney last year was the springboard for a stellar 2014. Photo: Matt King/Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy is back to defend his Australian Open title in the city where he kickstarted the most recent phase of his career last ye(...)