New Zealand’s Lydia Ko celebrates after winning the Evian Championship in the French Alps town of Evian-les-Bains. Photograph: Getty Images

Lydia Ko shot a stunning eight-under-par 63 to become the youngest ever winner of a major at the Evian Championship. The New Zealander — at the age o(...)

Leona Maguire carded a 72 in her opening round of the Evian Championship. Photograph: Inpho

A bogey on the final hole meant Leona Maguire finished one over par for her opening round in the Evian Championship. On her competition debut 20-year-(...)

Golfing twins, Leona and Lisa Maguire. “As sisters they will always be close,” says their mother, Breda. “But that doesn’t mean they will always be together.” Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

They have largely gone through their golfing lives as one, referred to as the twins, answering with ‘we’. It has always been that way with Leona an(...)

Inbee Park won her third Women’s PGA Championship in New York after a flawless final round 68. Photograph: Getty

Korean Inbee Park has claimed her third straight KPMG Women’s PGA Championship title and moved back to the top of the rankings in the process. The 26-(...)

France’s Alexander Levy  looks on after plays a shot during the day three of the Volvo China Open at Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Golf round-up: Defending champion Alexander Levy squandered a brilliant start to leave the destiny of the Volvo China Open wide open heading into Sund(...)

Former professional golfer Danielle McVeigh. Of playing so well through her father’s illness and following his death, McVeigh now believes she “just blocked it out”. Photograph: Eric Luke

A lot has changed for Danielle McVeigh. Here she is, sitting at the back of a coffee shop on South William Street in Dublin’s city centre, a mug of co(...)

Stephanie Meadow: her Category 17 status means she may play a number of tournaments on next year’s LPGA tour. Photograph: Hunter Martin/Getty Images

Stephanie Meadow was the last player standing in the LPGA tour Q-School but, unfortunately for her, she left Daytona Beach without a full tour card fo(...)

Stephanie Meadow: among the early starters on course today. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

World number one Stacy Lewis is relishing her growing rivalry with Michelle Wie as she prepares to defend her Ricoh British Open title at Birkdale.The(...)

Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland plays her second shot at the par-four 13th hole during the second round of the  US Women’s Open at Pinehurst  No 2 in  North Carolina.  Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Stephanie Meadow continued her stunning professional debut at the US Women’s Open to comfortably make the cut after the second round at Pinehurst in N(...)

Lucy Li from Redwood City, California one her way to victory in her age cateory at the US National Finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championships last monthat Augusta National. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Those who are uncomfortable with children being exposed to the harsh realities of top-level sport should look away now. An 11-year-old golfer, Lucy Li(...)