Jordan Spieth presents the Green Jacket to Danny Willett at the end of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images

Danny Willett has joined the PGA Tour following his victory at the Masters earlier this month. The PGA Tour announced Willett, 28, has received a fiv(...)

Lee Westwood would like to captain Europe in the 2020 Ryder Cup. Photograph: Getty

Sadness at the scaling down of Lee Westwood’s career contrasts with anticipation of the contribution he may make to golf away from the greens. He has (...)

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.(...)

Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson and the finger he injured following a mishap with a chainsaw. Photographs: PA/Twitter

Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson appears to have suffered a severe finger injury following a mishap with a chainsaw. The Welshman, who claimed the deci(...)

Shane Lowry and Andy Sullivan congratulate each other after winning their day two match in the EurAsia Trophy. Photo: Arep Kulal/Getty Images

Darren Clarke’s Europe strengthened their position on the second day of the EurAsia Cup by winning four of the six foursome matches to open up a six-p(...)

 Darren Clarke, Team Europe captain,  during the practice round ahead of the Eurasia Cup 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo:  Arep Kulal/Getty Images

When Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood were making grand plans for 2016, it can surely be assumed that the Eurasia Cup didn’t feature highly in their thou(...)

Shane Lowry in action during a practice round  for the EurAsia Cup  at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club on in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Arep Kulal/Getty Images

Shane Lowry insists the EurAsia Cup is not just a dry run for this year’s Ryder Cup as Europe look to make amends for squandering a massive lead in th(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  waves to the gallery  during the  Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Golf Club  in Lahaina, Hawaii. Photo:  Tom Pennington/Getty Images

No tip-toeing from Pádraig Harrington, whose sixth place finish behind Jordan Spieth in the Tournament of Champions more than kick-started his year’s(...)

Rory McIlroy has won the Association of Golf Writers’ trophy for a third time. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy has won the Association of Golf Writers’ trophy, becoming only the third player to secure the prestigious award on three occasions. The (...)

Rory McIlroy poses with the DP World Tour Championship trophy following the final round of the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy has been named European Tour Player of the Year after wrapping up both the DP World Tour Championship and the Race to Dubai last month. (...)