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(...)

Rory McIlroy will play Jason Dufner, Brandt Snedeker and Billy Horschel in his pool at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Photograph: Getty

Top seed and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw for the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco a(...)

Sergio Garcia hits off the 11th tee during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

After he had finished, Rory McIlroy retained the same purposeful, confident stride that had followed each of his drives down the fairway here at Fires(...)

Graeme McDowell: “Our drug policy is very clear, we all abide by it. The rumour mill says things, are they true? Are they not? Who knows?”

Graeme McDowell beat the weather front and also, finally, the South Course here at Firestone Country Club on Saturday as he shot a third round 66 for (...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt on the sixth green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on Friday.  Photograph:  y Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia produced a stunning nine-under-par 61 at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational over the South course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio(...)

 Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the first hole during the second round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club on Friday.

A rusty Tiger Woods made an early exit from the Quicken Loans National in Bethesda, Maryland on Friday when he missed the cut in his first tournamen(...)

 Padraig Harrington plays a shot from the bunker on the ninth hole during the final round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Brendon Todd claimed his first PGA Tour title with a two-shot victory at the HP Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas. The 28-year-old was playin(...)

Sweden’s  Peter Hanson  putts  on  the 18th green during the opening round  of the HP Byron Nelson Championship at the TPC Four Seasons Resort  in Irving, Texas. Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Two weeks after withdrawing from the Wells Fargo Championship with a back injury, Swede Peter Hanson charged into a one-shot lead at the Byron Nelson (...)