Kevin Stadler of USA walks off the course after finishing his first round during the Alstom Open de France. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Kevin Stadler said all the right things after carding a flawless 64 to claim the lead after the opening round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf(...)

Graeme McDowell plays his tee shot on the 11th hole  during the first round of the Irish Open at Fota Island. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Some golfers are superstitious, to the point of using a special coin as a ball marker or down to wearing specific coloured socks. The shoe is on th(...)

Ireland’s Shane Lowry hits from the rough during day one of the BMW PGA Championship at the Wentworth Club, Surrey. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

A stunning back nine left Ireland’s Shane Lowry in second position at Wentworth. Having carded six birdies and no bogeys down the straight before bad (...)

Maybe, just maybe, Pádraig Harrington can start believing that his luck is changing for the better. The last acti(...)

Darren Clarke hits a putt during the first round of the Volvo Golf Champions. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

After two years without a single top-10 finish on the European Tour, a newly slim Darren Clarke reaped the benefits of an intense fitness regime on th(...)

 Thomas Levet in action during the first round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ryder Cup fans today got a glimpse of what lies in store in five years time as Le Golf National had some of the world’s top players scrambling to reco(...)

Joint leader Ernie Els acknowledges the crowd during the third round of the BMW International Open. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images
Bjorn comes into the equation
  • Golf
  • June 22, 2013, 20:18

Thomas Bjorn fired a stunning round of 65 to put himself firmly in contention for a third BMW International Open title in Munich today.The Dane, who w(...)

Germany’s Marcel Siem  tees off on the 12th hole during the second round of the Trophee du Hassan II at Golf du Palais Royal  in Agadir, Morocco. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Marcel Siem maintained his three-shot lead at the Hassan II Trophy in Morocco after a four-under-par 68 in his second round to further boost hi(...)

Gareth Maybin of Northen Ireland during the first round of the Trophee du Hassan II Golf at Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir, Morocco. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Germany’s Marcel Siem surged into a first-round lead at the Hassan II Trophy in Morocco with an eight-under-par 64 to boost his Masters hopes. (...)