Tiger Woods admits he has made progress since the US Open ahead of the Greenbrier Classic in North Carolina. Photograph: Erik S Lesser

Former world number one Tiger Woods, who is currently ranked 220th, will look to avoid yet another unwanted record in this week’s Greenbrier Classic i(...)

Martin Kaymer hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 115th US Open Championship at Chambers Bay. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images

What did Graeme McDowell do? Only open the floodgates, if you must know; after a drought of European winners that dated all the way back to Tony Ja(...)

A freight train passes Chambers Bay Golf Course. The train passes the course several times a day, adding an odd element to the course that could throw some golfers off. Photograph: Stuart Isett/The New York Times

Graeme McDowell can already picture the celebrations if he wins another US Open title to maintain Europe’s recent dominance of the year’s second major(...)

 Tiger Woods is ranked 181st in the world and showing no signs of improvement. Photograph: Getty

The latest indication that golf will survive and maybe even prosper without Tiger Woods as a leading contender arrived from the R&A this week. The(...)

David Lingmerth, of Sweden, raises the trophy after winning the Memorial golf tournament in a three-hole playoff. Photo: Jay LaPrete/AP

David Lingmerth has claimed his first PGA Tour title following a play-off victory over England’s Justin Rose to win the Memorial Tournament in Ohio on(...)

Justin Rose of England checks the wind on the second hole during the third round of The Memorial Tournament  at Muirfield Village   in Dublin, Ohio. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

England’s Justin Rose took a three-shot lead after the third round of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village on Saturday as he looked to become (...)

 David Lingmerth watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of The Memorial Tournament. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Swedish hopeful David Lingmerth leads an all-star field at the Memorial Tournament after shooting a flawless seven-under round of 65 on Friday. The 27(...)

 Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 9th hole during day one of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo:  Warren Little/Getty Images

An Italian job of sorts was carried out on the West Course as Francesco Molinari stepped into Rory McIlroy’s spotlight. Just this once, it seemed, he (...)

Thriving on the intimidation factor: Rory McIlroy holds press court at Wentworth on Wednesday. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Rory McIlroy is very comfortable in his own skin. That much is obvious. On the 18th green here at Wentworth yesterday, his final act of the pro-am was(...)

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will tee off together on Thursday at Sawgrass. Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Match Play winner Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Jordan Spieth are in the same group for the opening two rounds of the Players Championship at Sawg(...)