Darren Clarke embraces Zach Johnson after their singles match in 2006 at the K Club as caddie Billy Foster looks on. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images.

Over its last three decades, the Ryder Cup has been so finely contested that the destination of the cup often hinges on a particular singles match lat(...)

Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley (right) and Tom Watson.

In Atlanta last week, Tim Finchem, PGA Tour commissioner and the most powerful man in American golf, delivered his annual state of the nation address.(...)

Pádraig Harrington needs to win either this week or at next week’s Houston Open if he is to earn a spot in the field at the season’s first Major. Photograph:  Michael Cohen/Getty Images

Defending Valero Texas Open champion Martin Laird hopes this can be the week where he halts the slide that has seen him squeezed out of the wo(...)

Lee Westwood after making his birdie putt on the 14th green during the third round of the British Open. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Lee Westwood will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the 142nd Open Championship after a rollercoaster third day at Muirfield. That means T(...)