Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and his caddie JP Fitzgerald prepare at the fifth tee during the third round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club  in Paramus, New Jersey. Photograph:  Darren Carroll/Getty Images

Jason Day and Jim Furyk are tied for the lead heading into the final day of The Barclays while an inconsistent third-round performance left world numb(...)

Justin Rose hits his tee shot on the 13th hole at Valhalla. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Former US Open champion Justin Rose made the most of his late-night heroics when play resumed in the US PGA Championship at a soggy Valhalla.Rose bir(...)

Lee Westwood  hits his tee shot on the 10th hole during the first round of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla  in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A rejuvenated Lee Westwood set the early clubhouse target as Tiger Woods failed to make an impression on the opening day of the 96th US PGA Championsh(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt on the sixth green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on Friday.  Photograph:  y Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia produced a stunning nine-under-par 61 at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational over the South course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio(...)

Dustin Johnson has  announced  he is to take a break from golf and seek “professional help for personal challenges”. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Dustin Johnson, who won his first start of the US PGA Tour’s wraparound season and was poised to compete for the United States in the Ryder Cup, is ou(...)

Ernie Els, watched by caddie Colin Byrne,   hits an approach shot during his practice round yesterday prior to the  143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool  in Hoylake. Photograph:  Warren Little/R&A/R&A via Getty Images

The decisive factor in Martin Kaymer’s victory in the US Open at Pinehurst last month was he was able to adapt to the subtle changes the rain had mad(...)

Justin Rose tees off at the fourth hole during the final round of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on his way to eventual victory by two strokes from Kristoffer Broberg from Sweden. Photograph:  Kenny Smith/PA Wire

Justin Rose has not laid down a British Open Championship marker, he has battered one into the ground with a sledgehammer. Rose’s credentials were alr(...)

Tiger Woods  walks across the 12th green during a practice round ahead of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake. Photograph:  Phil Noble/Reuters

The latest assertion that Tiger Woods has a viable chance of winning the British Open has arrived from a first-hand witness to the state of the 14-tim(...)

Justin Rose tees off at the fourth hole during his final round on the way to victory in the   Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen. Photograph: Kenny Smith/PA

Justin Rose cruised to victory in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Sunday to claim back-to-back wins for the first time in his career.And the (...)

Rory McIlroy plays from the greenside bunker at the 17th hole during day two of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen.  Photograph: Kenny Smith/PA Wire.

Rory McIlroy could do without this familiar Friday feeling. Second-round struggles for the Northern Irishman are becoming worryingly predictable. With(...)