Pádraig Harrington  in action during the first round of the British Masters at Woburn Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington made strong starts to the British Masters after both carded opening five-under-par rounds of 66 to lie two shots of(...)

New Zealand perform the Haka before the Rugby World Cup  Pool C match against Argentina at Wembley. Photograph: Facudo Arrizabalaga/EPA

So Jason Day was supposed to win the FedEx Cup and New Zealand are supposed to win the Rugby World Cup. Jason didn’t but the Kiwis still should. Was (...)

 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(...)

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 (...)

Jason Day of Australia reacts as his  eagle putt on the 16th green drops during the third round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club  in Edison, New Jersey. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

US PGA Championship winner Jason Day and Sang-moon Bae of South Korea fired matching scores of seven-under 63 in a Saturday shoot-out to share the thi(...)

 European Tour cheif executive Keith Pelley:  “This is the first step on the journey . . . with the goal of merging the membership in the business entities to provide significant advantages for our players and build the game globally.”

The European and Asian golf tours have entered into a partnership which officials believe will help attract the world’s best players to their tourname(...)

Jason Day celebrates after winning the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Day held off Jordan Spieth to win his first major title. Photo:Jae Hong/PA

Finally, deliverance day arrived for Jason Day! The 27-year-old Australian - who had no fewer than nine top-10s in past major championships - discover(...)

Jason Day of Australia plays a bunker shot on the 15th hole during the third round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Someone lit the fuse, and how. After the thunder and lightning storm of Friday night, Saturday brought us a different kind of fireworks here at Whi(...)

 Matt Jones holed this 50-foot putt   on the eighth green during the completion of the weather-delayed second round of the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on Saturday. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Unheralded Australian Matt Jones birdied two of his last six holes to seize a two-shot lead when the storm-delayed second round of the US PGA Champion(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot from the rough during the second round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Perhaps the soaring heat had something to do with it, as John Daly – proving as madcap as his loud clothing – threw a club into Lake Michigan and Eddi(...)