Shane Lowry of Ireland hits his second shot on the seventh hole during round two   of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club  in Zandvoort, Netherlands. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal carded a course-record 62 to claim a two-shot lead at the halfway stage of the KLM Open on Friday. Larrazabal admitted shoot(...)

Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay is attended to by medical staff after being struck with a ball during Day One of the KLM Open at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club in Zandvoort. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Two leading players questioned why there was no ambulance on site after Fabrizio Zanotti was struck on the head by a ball in the KLM Open on Thursday(...)

  Joost Luiten of the Netherlands hits a shot on the ninth hole during the KLM Open ProAm held at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club  in Zandvoort,Netherlands. Photo:   Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Defending champion Joost Luiten will look to put the disappointment of missing out on the Ryder Cup behind him in the KLM Open this week.Luiten was o(...)

 Jamie Donaldson of Wales poses with the trophy after winning the D+D Real Czech Masters   at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Donaldson secures Ryder Cup place
  • Golf
  • August 24, 2014, 18:03

Jamie Donaldson secured his place in Europe’s team for next month’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles with a storming final round to win the Czech Masters at th(...)

  Bradley Dredge of Wales plays his first shot on the thrid tee during day three of D+D REAL Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Jamie Donaldson still has his Ryder Cup destiny in his own hands, but will have to work hard if he is to earn his place on the European team this week(...)

Jamie Donaldson in action during day two of the Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague, Czech Republic. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty

Jamie Donaldson remained on course to secure his place in the European Ryder Cup team with a 69 in the second round of the Czech Masters yesterday.(...)

 Ruaidhri McGee: four off the pace and best of the Irish following an opening 70 at the Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort.  Photo:  Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Ruaidhri McGee proved best of the Irish as he registered an opening two-under-par 70 to trail leader Jamie Donaldson by four shots at the Czech Maste(...)

Rory McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy on the Old Trafford pitch during half-time of Manchester United’s   Premier League match against Swansea City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy’s bucket list is getting smaller but one unfulfilled wish is to win the FedExCup Series and therefore be crowned the PGA Tour champion(...)

Thomas Bjorn of Denmark hits his second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the Made In Denmark at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort   in Aalborg, Denmark. Photograph:   Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn overcame testing conditions and an encounter with overhead power lines to make the perfect start to his bid to seal a Ryder Cu(...)

Co-leader Peter Whiteford of Scotland is “not confident at all”. Photograph:   Harry Engels/Getty Images

Scotland’s Peter Whiteford will hope to turn his season around when he goes head-to-head with Englishman David Horsey in the final round of the Rus(...)