Kevin Phelan  needs a golfing miracle to save his tour card in Perth. Photograph:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images
Sinking Phelan for Kevin in Perth
  • Golf
  • October 25, 2014, 11:07

Ireland’s Kevin Phelan could only manage a level par, third round, 72, and as a result his chances of saving his tour card are now on the distant side(...)

Peter Lawrie needs to win in Perth to secure his Tour card. Photograph: Reuters
Irish trio up against it Down Under
  • Golf
  • October 20, 2014, 19:41

The numbers game is one which leaves absolutely no room to manoeuvre, which at least means Gareth Maybin, Kevin Phelan and Peter Lawrie – who, as thi(...)

Charl Schwartzel is joint leader of the South African Open at Glendower Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images)

Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel held a share of the lead at the midway point of the South African Open thanks to a blistering front nine in h(...)

Ernie Els plays his second shot into the 10th green during the first round of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Open champion Ernie Els believes an opening 63 at the BMW International in Munich sets him up to target another long-awaited victory. The South Africa(...)