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(...)

Marc Warren of Scotland starts his defence of the Made in Denmark title he won last year. Photograph: Getty.

Scotland’s Marc Warren will launch his defence of the Made in Denmark title alongside home favourite Soren Kjeldsen and Sweden’s Robert Karlsson when (...)

 Paul Lawrie with Chris Doak  on the 18th green after Lawrie lost to Doak on the final hole on the second day of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at Murcar Links Golf Club. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

An “horrendous” second-round performance sent the tournament host sliding to defeat in the inaugural Paul Lawrie Matchplay in Aberdeen on Friday. The (...)

 Michael Hoey is congratulated after  his first round victory over Maximilian Kieffer  in the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at Murcar Links  in Aberdeen. Photo:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty

Aberdeen’s football defeat to Kairat Almaty was the only blot on an otherwise perfect day for Paul Lawrie as the tournament which bears his name enjoy(...)

Dustin Johnson of the United States plays a shot from the light rough on the 17th hole during the second round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Dustin Johnson has recent history on his side as he looks to end his run of major misery with victory in the Open Championship, which will finish on a(...)

Padraig Harrington shot a 69 to move into contention in the British Open at St Andrews. Photograph: PA

Flashback time. We’ve been here before with Pádraig Harrington, the old dog for the hard road and all of that. Shows savvy, too! When play was suspend(...)

 Amateur Paul Dunne shot a second consecutive 69 on a weather ravaged second day of the British Open. Photograph: Getty

Those esteemed members of the R&A have, through the ages, witnessed many sights from behind the window panes of the old clubhouse overlooking t(...)

 Beau Hossler  hits a shot as JB Holmes looks on during a practice round prior to the start of the 115th US Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Photo:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Unique is one word I could use to describe Chambers Bay. I was lying on the physiotherapy bench the other day when a huge, low-flying US military air(...)

Rory McIlroy will play with Rickie Fowler in the first round of the Irish Open. Photograph: Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy will play with Rickie Fowler and Martin Kaymer in the pick of the draw at the Irish Open. Walker Cup rivals turne(...)

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(...)