European Tour CEO Keith Pelley said on Tuesday morning that they will be withdrawing their support for the WGC tournament next year - which Shane Lowry won last week in Akron, Ohio. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Shane Lowry’s attempt to qualify for next year’s Ryder Cup team could be complicated by this morning’s European Tour announcement that they will not b(...)

Bernhard Langer plays his second shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the British Senior Open  at Sunningdale Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Bernhard Langer made an impressive start to the defence of his title in the Senior British Open Championship, with the German part of a record eight-w(...)

Rickie Fowler: “I have some work to do. I need to continue winning. I think that’s the biggest thing.” Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

As grey clouds shrouded the skies over the Auld’ Gray Toon, Rickie Fowler – as he does – brought a bit of colour. Down by the practice range, he did t(...)

The smile was wiped off Thomas Levet’s face moments after this victory dive into a lake following his French Open win of 2011. A broken shin caused him to miss that year’s British Open. Photograph:Stuart Franklin/Getty Images.

Phil Mickelson Back in 1994, Mickelson suffered a fracture to his left femur in a skiing accident. The leg injury kept him away from tournament golf f(...)

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(...)

 Shane Lowry tees off in yesterday’s final round of BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in Virginia Water, England. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Sometimes, it isn’t all about actually winning. Rarely, for sure, but - this time - his failure to get his hands on the BMW PGA Championship trophy wa(...)

Miguel Angel Jimenez  celebrates his hole-in-one on the second hole during the third round  of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

As roars reverberated around the Wentworth estate to signal albatrosses and holes-in-one, Shane Lowry felt as if he was missing out on the party. Tha(...)

 Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 9th hole during day one of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo:  Warren Little/Getty Images

An Italian job of sorts was carried out on the West Course as Francesco Molinari stepped into Rory McIlroy’s spotlight. Just this once, it seemed, he (...)

James Morrison of England poses with the Trophy after winning the Open de Espana. Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

England’s James Morrison carded a flawless final round of 69 to claim his second European Tour title in the Open de Espana on Sunday.Morrison recorded(...)

David Howell of England putts on the 18th green during the third round of the Open de Espana at Real Club de Golf el Prat in Barcelona. Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Michael Hoey’s hopes of claiming a sixth European Tour title fell away on Saturday after the Northern Ireland golfer carded a three-over 75 to fall fi(...)