Ian Poulter was forced into a frantic journey to compete in last week’s UBS Hong Kong Open. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Ian Poulter believes the European Tour must maintain its membership criteria, even though they almost cost him a place in next year’s Ryder Cup. Poult(...)

Shane Lowry  putts on the 10th green during the thrid round of the British Masters at Woburn Golf Club. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

A second consecutie 69 saw Shane Lowry remain in contention at the British Masters on Saturday. The Offaly man sits three shots behind joint leaders M(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  in action during the first round of the British Masters at Woburn Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington made strong starts to the British Masters after both carded opening five-under-par rounds of 66 to lie two shots of(...)

Henrik Stenson leads Rickie Fowler by a shot heading into the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. Photograph: Getty

Henrik Stenson claimed a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler going into the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts after a third (...)

Rory McIlroy made the cut at the Deutsche Bank Open by a single shot in Boston. Photograph: Getty

Jordan Spieth missed the cut as fellow American Charley Hoffman took the halfway lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts. The Masters (...)

Shane Lowry is hopeful his breakthrough win in the WGC-Bridgestone invitational will open the floodgates for more success. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s Shane Lowry believes his breakthrough win on the PGA Tour will kick-start the next level of his career. The 28-year-old admits his frustrati(...)

I texted Paul Dunne on the Sunday night and told him I’d watched every bit of the golf that day and that he’d played better than anyone. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

I’ve had plenty of time for reflection since the British Open. A lot of people keep taking me back to the 17th hole in the first round and that eight (...)

Australia’s Robert Allenby fired his caddie mid-round after an argument during the first day of the Canadian Open. Photograph: Getty

Australian Robert Allenby had a day to forget as he fired his caddie mid-round then shot a nine-over 81 at the Canadian Open. The 44-year-old felt the(...)

 The sun rises behind the R&A Clubhouse on the par four, 18th hole ‘Tom Morris’ on the Old Course at St Andrews. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

If ever you pay a visit to the graveyard up the town, the golfing history of St Andrews meets you at every turn. In the grounds of the old cathedral, (...)

Northern Irishman golfer Graeme McDowell poses with his trophy after winning the 2014 Alstom Open de France on. Photo: Thomas Sampson/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell is hoping a couple of factors will combine at this week’s French Open to belatedly kick-start his season. Firstly, the Northern Irishm(...)