Chile’s Felipe Aguila leads the China Open. Photograph: Afp

A hole-in-one helped Korea’s Tae-hoon Kim surge into contention for his first European Tour title on another day of low scoring in the Volvo China Ope(...)

Hennie Otto leads after the first round of the China Open. Photograph: Afp

South Africa’s Hennie Otto rediscovered his form in brilliant fashion to set a daunting clubhouse target on day one of the Volvo China Open on Thursda(...)

 Justin Rose has not been outside the top 15 on his last four outings at TPC Louisiana. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

US Tour: Justin Rose will look to successfully defend a title for the first time in his professional career in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, an e(...)

 Branden Grace:  “Getting this first victory, I can settle down a bit and forget about just keeping the card.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Another one lost to the PGA Tour? Or, at best, to be shared between the two? If Branden Grace actually hails from South Africa, there is also the u(...)

Cormac Sharvin posted an opening round of 68 in the Perth International at Lake Karrinyup. Photograph: Epa

Former Walker Cup player Cormac Sharvin posted an opening round of 68 to leave himself in a strong position after day one of the Perth International. (...)

Rory McIlroy  plays a bunker shot during a practice round for the 2016 Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club  in Dubai, UAE, yesterday. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Step by step, tournament by tournament, all roads will eventually lead Rory McIlroy to Augusta National in April where he will get another chance to c(...)

Louis Oosthuizen has a share of the lead after the opening round of the Qatar Masters. Photograph: Getty

Pablo Larrazabal and Louis Oosthuizen shared the clubhouse lead in the first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters as Oosthuizen again threatened(...)

 Rory McIlroy (far right) tries out a ’Golfboard’ along with Henrik Stenson, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler ahead of the   Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Adam Scott believes taking time off is more appealing and Rory McIlroy appears lukewarm about golf’s return to the Olympics, but Martin Kaymer and Hen(...)

 Paul Dunne of Ireland tees in action during the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Paul Dunne stormed into the top 10 at the Joburg Open on Friday after a brilliant eight-under 63 moved him to nine under at the halfway point. The G(...)

Ireland’s  Paul Dunne of Ireland tees off on the 16th hole on the East Course during day one of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Welshman Rhys Davies was delighted to card an opening 66 in the Joburg Open as he tries to revive his career on the European Tour. Davies won the Has(...)