Miguel Angel Jimenez  watches a shot during the first round of the Hero India Open Golf at Delhi Golf Club. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Miguel Angel Jimenez has expressed his disappointment at missing out on the Ryder Cup captaincy for 2016 and hinted his chance of the job may have gon(...)

Ironically enough, it was an American, a pretty famous one at that, who once remarked: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a(...)

  Anirban Lahiri of India is presented with the trophy by president of Malaysia Abdul Razak after victory in the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Indian Anirban Lahiri secured his breakthrough European Tour title by overhauling Austrian Bernd Wiesberger in a dramatic final round of the Malaysian(...)

Peter Larwie searches for his ball during his four over par third round in the Malaysian Open. (Photograph: EPA/AZHAR RAHIM)

Peter Lawrie slipped down the leaderboard at the MalaysianOpen after he shot a four over par 76 in his third round.Dubliner Lawrie starter poorly wit(...)

Current leader of the Malaysian Open Lee Westwood will take part in this year’s Irish Open. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Former world number one and current leader of the Malaysian Open Lee Westwood is set to return to Ireland when he plays in this year’s Irish Open. The(...)

Peter Lawrie is tied for fourth spot in the Malaysian Open after he carded a faultless second round 66 in Kuala Lumpur. (Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Peter Lawrie soared up the leaderboard in the Malaysian Open after he carded a six under par second round of 66 to leave him on seven under par overal(...)

Graeme McDowell shares the lead with Lee Westwood after both shot a first round 66 at the Malaysian Open. Photograph: Azhar Rahim/EPA

Ryder Cup team-mates Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell matched each other virtually shot-for-shot to share the first-round lead at the Maybank Malaysia(...)

Graeme McDowell is tied for the lead after the first round of the Malaysian Open. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Graeme McDowell has a share of the lead with defending champion Lee Westwood after he made a strong start in the opening round of Maybank Malaysian Op(...)

Graeme McDowell in action during a practice round before the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club in Malaysia. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty

Lee Westwood fully intends to be in contention to defend his Maybank Malaysian Open title.The former world number one claimed an emphatic seven-shot v(...)

Rory McIlroy’s High Court case against his former agents, Horizon Sports Management, is due to begin on Tuesday in Dublin. Photograph: Reuters

Golf, by its very nature, is a numbers game. But the art of routinely getting a white Nike ball into a tin cup would seem an infinitely simpler task t(...)