Rory McIlroy sits four under par after the opening round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Photograph: Getty

Apparently, it’s not about the money any more, not as far as Rory McIlroy is concerned. “Luckily, that amount of money doesn’t sort of mean much to me(...)

Troy Merritt plays a shot during a practice round for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club  in Akron, Ohio. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

British Open champion Zach Johnson is relishing returning to action on one of his favourite courses in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron. Joh(...)

 Paul Dunne talks to his caddie Alan Murray as they walk up the 16th fairway. Photograph: AFP Photo 3:08

Before We all had our own ways of getting to St Andrews. I know Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson were among those who hopped on the charter fligh(...)

Zach Johnson of the US is being congratulated by his wife after winning the British Open Golf Championship. Photograph: EPA

The BBC have apologised for commentator Peter Alliss’ sexist comment about the wife of Open winner Zach Johnson, describing it as “inappropriate”. All(...)

British Open winner Zach Johnson sports Netjets branding on his collar. (Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

The three-man British Open playoff was a win-win-win for NetJets. Zach Johnson, Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman, the three men(...)

Greystones amateur Paul Dunne acknowledges the crowd on the 18th green during the final round of the British Open Championship at the Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland. Photograph: Getty Images

Their paths will meet again. As Zach Johnson claimed a Claret Jug in this 144th British Open championship, the sight of world number two Jordan Spie(...)

 Zach Johnson doubled his Major tally as he won the British Open after a play-off at St Andrews. Photograph: PA

History has its way of beckoning the chosen ones. For a time, it seemed as if Jordan Spieth would - just as he did in the US Open - contrive to find (...)

A triple bogey on the 17th ended Phil Mickelson’s final day charge at the British Open. Photograph: Getty

Former champion Phil Mickelson’s charge up the leaderboard came to a dramatic end in the delayed final round of the Open at St Andrews on Monday. Mick(...)

 Amateur Paul Dunne of Ireland plays out of a bunker on the 5th hole during the third round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The generation game is a strange one, especially when it comes to golf. Age is not a barrier. And, as this 144th British Open reached its three-quart(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne reacts after sinking a putt during the third round on the fourth day of the British Open Golf Championship at St. Andrews Old Course, Scotland. Photo: Gerry Penny/PA

You could sense a stirring in the air, of the ghosts of old champions approving of what Paul Dunne was contriving to achieve. Not since the legenda(...)