Rory McIlroy will play Thorbjorn Olesen, Kevin Na and Smylie Kaufman in the WGC Matchplay in Texas. Photograph: Getty

Defending champion Rory McIlroy will face Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen and American pair Kevin Na and Smylie Kaufman at this week’s WGC-Dell Match Play.(...)

Justin Thomas of the United States poses with his trophy after winning the CIMB Classic golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Photograph: Joshua Paul/AP

Justin Thomas secured his first PGA Tour title on Sunday with a one-shot victory over Adam Scott in the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf Club. The 22(...)

Padraig Harrington watches his shot during the Golf PGA Tour, CIMB Asia Pacific Classic tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: EPA

Justin Thomas shot a course-record 61 to take the lead at the halfway stage in the PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf Club. The American car(...)

For most of his 57 years, Vinny had lived off the fat of the pig, from sausies, rasher rinds and pork chops, to black and white pudding and his Ma’s honey-baked ham. Photo: Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty

As do-gooders filled the airwaves to warn folk about the hazards of red meat, and specifically Curly Wee’s finest flesh, Vinny Fitzpatrick went on the(...)

Rory McIlroy shot an opening round of 68 in the Frys.com Open in California. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy believes he took a positive step forward with a four-under-par 68 in the first round of the Frys.com Open. As the Northern Irishman depar(...)

Wu Ashun of China receives the golden jacket next to the trophy after winning the Volvo China Open  in Shanghai. Photo:  Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour event on home soil on Sunday as David Howell bogeyed the 72nd hole of the Volvo China (...)

Troy Merritt hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on   Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Troy Merritt will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage but will be looking over his shoulder with a host of big names in th(...)

Padraig Harrington has made the cut at the Northern Trust Open.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Padraig Harrington has made the cut at the Northern Trust Open after he carded a two over par second round 73 at a challenging Riviera.Following on fr(...)

Martin Laird of Scotland lines up a putt on the 16th green during the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Scotland’s Martin Laird shot a three-under-par 68 to hold off some charging youngsters on Saturday and take a three-stroke lead into the final round o(...)

Phil Mickelson looks to be out of contention with a tightly packed leaderboard in the Humana Challenge. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Defending champion Patrick Reed stayed in the hunt on day three but the final round of the PGA Tour Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California was set (...)