Ireland’s Kevin Phelan is 129th in the Race to Dubai rankings. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Ireland’s Kevin Phelan has left himself a chance of securing his European Tour card for next season with a third-place finish behind winner Scott Hen(...)

Henrik Stenson lines up a putt on the 17th green during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Spain’s Alejandro Canizares claimed the lead after a first round of the DP World Tour Championship that did little to change the battle to end the sea(...)

Ireland’s  David Higgins finished in a tie for second place at the Italian Open in Turin. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Kerry’s David Higgins claimed the best result of his career on the European Tour as he finished joint runner-up to France’s Julien Quesne at the Itali(...)

David Higgins of Ireland plays a tee shot during   the third round of the Italian Open at Circolo Golf in Turin, Italy. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Australia’s Marcus Fraser will take a slender lead into the final round of the Italian Open on Sunday, but Francesco Molinari remains firmly in conten(...)

 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(...)

Brett Rumford of Australia (centre) holding the winner’s trophy  with caddies after winning the final round of the Volvo China Open at 2013 Binhai Lake Golf Course  in Tianjin, China. Photograph: by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Australia’s Brett Rumford admitted it was “quite surreal” to have won his second tournament in eight days on the European Tour with a commandin(...)

Brett Rumford of Australia celebrates after holing an eagle putt at the first play-off hole to win  the Ballantine’s Championship at Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon, South Korea. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Australian Brett Rumford eagled the first play-off hole to beat compatriot Marcus Fraser and Peter Whiteford of Scotland to win the European To(...)