Rory McIlroy   returns to action at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Where once it looked as if Rory McIlroy’s ownership of the world number one spot would be long-term, with the potential to rival the longevity of T(...)

Thomas Pieters of Belguim drives  on the ninth hole during the third round of the  Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Belgium’s Thomas Pieters will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the Czech Masters in Prague after he carded a seven-under-par 65 on Saturday.(...)

 Matthew Fitzpatrick reacts after missing a birdie chance on the 17th hole during the second round of the    Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague, Czech Republic. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Sheffield’s Matthew Fitzpatrick completed a second bogey-free round to claim a share of the halfway lead at the Czech Masters in Prague. The 20-year-o(...)

Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland plays out of a bunker on the 8th hole during day one of the D+D Real Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort Prague, Czech Republic. Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Spaniard Eduardo de la Riva holed his second shot for an eagle at the last to take a share of the first round lead at the Czech Masters. The 33-year-o(...)

 Darren Clarke  putts on the 16th hole during the second round of the Made in Denmark at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort  in Aalborg, Denmark. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

England’s David Horsey opened up a three-shot lead at the Made in Denmark tournament after shooting a four-under-par second-round 67 in Farso. The 30-(...)

 Peter Lawrie carded a five-under 66 in the first round of the Made in Denmark tournament in Farso. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

England’s David Horsey shot a course record 63 to claim the first-round lead at the Made in Denmark tournament in Farso. Horsey carded seven birdies a(...)

Marc Warren of Scotland starts his defence of the Made in Denmark title he won last year. Photograph: Getty.

Scotland’s Marc Warren will launch his defence of the Made in Denmark title alongside home favourite Soren Kjeldsen and Sweden’s Robert Karlsson when (...)

 Scott Henry of Scotland tees off on the  the fourth  hole during the third round of the  Madeira Islands Open  at Club de Golf do Santo da Serra  in Funchall. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Pontus Widegren’s birdie on the final hole gave the Swede the outright lead heading into the final day of the rescheduled Madeira Islands Open. Widegr(...)

 Peter Lawrie of Ireland tees off from the 9th hole during the first round of the Madeira Islands Open. The Irish man shot a level par round of 70. (Photograph:  Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Spain’s Antonio Hortal stole the Madeira Islands Open lead from compatriot Nacho Elvira with a nine under par opening round. The 26-year-old claimed e(...)

 Stephanie Meadow: will fly the flag for Ireland in the British Open at  Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Women’s British Open: When is a career Grand Slam not a Grand Slam? That is the question for world number one Inbee Park ahead of the Women’s Briti(...)