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(...)

Mary Lockhart, Jacinta Deane and Jo Cooney at Greystones Golf Clubwatch their clubmate amateur Paul Dunne competing in the British Open Golf Championship at St Andrews in Scotland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The meaning of the words “electric atmosphere” were aptly demonstrated this afternoon as a roar of pure joy ripped through the normally sedate surroun(...)

Paul Dunne and Louis Oosthuizen both have a share of the British Open heading into the final day at St Andrews. Photograph: Reuters

Jordan Spieth’s bid for the third leg of an unprecedented calendar grand slam remained firmly on track in the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews. B(...)

Graeme McDowell made a strong start to his third round in the British Open before stalling and signing for a 70. Photograph: PA

Torrential rain on Friday and strong winds on Saturday may have forced the 144th Open Championship into an extra day, but the Old Course at St Andrews(...)

David Lingmerth, of Sweden, raises the trophy after winning the Memorial golf tournament in a three-hole playoff. Photo: Jay LaPrete/AP

David Lingmerth has claimed his first PGA Tour title following a play-off victory over England’s Justin Rose to win the Memorial Tournament in Ohio on(...)

Rory McIlroy  celebrates after making an eagle putt on the 18th hole green to win his WGC Match Play semi-final against Jim Furyk at TPC Harding Park  in San Francisco, California. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy may have missed out on ringside seats for the big fight in Las Vegas, but the world number one delivered a knockout blow of his own to re(...)

Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 17th hole during round three of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on May 1st, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy fought back from two holes down with two to play to beat Billy Horschel at the WGC-Match Play Championship on Friday, wh(...)

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 4th during round one of the World Golf Championship Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on April 29th, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Masters champion Jordan Spieth and world number one Rory McIlroy enjoyed comfortable victories on the opening day of the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, a(...)