Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal jumps into a water hazard in an attempt to avoid attacking hornets at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. Photograph: Getty Images

Lee Westwood took command of the Maybank Malaysian Open on Friday after Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal survived the scariest moment of his career in (...)

Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland in action during round one of the 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club in Malaysia. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

Lee Westwood shook off the disappointment of another missed major opportunity with a superb opening round in the Maybank Malaysian Open on Thur(...)

Graeme McDowell  with his caddie Ken Comboy. “We upgraded the house as we went.”

Before the Masters began, four caddies carved out a quiet moment to lift their bottles of beer in a toast to their favourite former nun, a Sout(...)

The 13th hole at Augusta National. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Come Sunday afternoon, the Par 5 13th hole - where players make their escape from Amen Corner - will be a cauldron of noise. For this classic r(...)

Sergio Garcia of Spain and Matt Kuchar of the United States (right) watch a tee shot on the 10th hole in the  third round of the Shell Houston Open. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Matt Kuchar will take a four-shot lead into the final round of the Shell Houston Open after Sergio Garcia’s title challenge faltered. Gar(...)

Sergio Garcia of Spain hits a shot out of the bunker on the fourth hole during round two of the Shell Houston Open. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia believes he needs to have more faith in his ability in order to translate his current consistency into major championship success(...)

I’d always say that Lee Westwood – even though he isn’t playing too well at the moment – will always give you a run for your money.

Like most everyone else, I have Augusta on my mind. Unfortunately, I won’t be there. In fact, I’ve never been there. Not yet, anyway. Hopefully(...)

 Des Smyth has been named as one of Paul McGinley’s vice-captains for the Ryder Cup. Former captain Sam Torrance will also assist McGinley at Gleneagles in September. Photograph:  Phil Inglis/Getty Images

Sam Torrance and Des Smyth will act as the buffer between the players and “headmaster” Paul McGinley after being named Ryder Cup vice-captains (...)

 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland leads  The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort  in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy might have walked off last year but for much of yesterday it looked as though he was about to turn the Honda Classic into another (...)

 Rory McIlroy walks through the desert during practice prior to the start of the World Golf Championships Match Play at Dove Mountain in Arizona. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will hope the weather is not the only thing that is completely different in this week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. (...)

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