Paul Dunne talks to his caddie Alan Murray as they walk up the 16th fairway. Photograph: AFP Photo 3:08

Before We all had our own ways of getting to St Andrews. I know Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson were among those who hopped on the charter fligh(...)

Irishman Paul Dunne: “the envy of the amateur golfing world”.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Perhaps the Silver Medal, as awarded to the leading amateur at the Open Championship, should be presented with a health warning. Just ask Justin Ros(...)

 Zach Johnson doubled his Major tally as he won the British Open after a play-off at St Andrews. Photograph: PA

History has its way of beckoning the chosen ones. For a time, it seemed as if Jordan Spieth would - just as he did in the US Open - contrive to find (...)

Padraig Harrington celebrates his birdie at the 16th during day four of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Padraig Harrington scored a flawless 65 on a remarkable day of low scoring at St Andrews, while Irish amateur Paul Dunne finds himself vying for top s(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne during day one of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Dressed in trendy Under Armour threads, there have been times this week when Paul Dunne has been mistaken by autograph hunters for a certain Mr Spieth(...)

 Justin Rose: “I believe I can win any week that I play. My game is good. It’s in good shape, it’s just a matter of accessing it really.” Photo:  Streeter Lecka/Getty

For Justin Rose, golfing life is a good deal more serious these days than when his reward for achieving his goals was a mars bar or, perhaps, a train (...)

Shane Lowry  hits his second shot on the first hole during the third round of the  Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club  in  East Lothian. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Moving day proved to be in a southerly direction for both Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell at the Scottish Open and the Irish duo both carded two-over (...)

Shane Lowry of Ireland waits on the 18th green during the second round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Shane Lowry believes stability in his life off the course is helping his game on it after the Irishman shot a second 66 to move to eight under and a t(...)

 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(...)