The 2017 Irish Open will no longer be held in the Lough Erne resort. Photograph: Inpho

The European Tour has confirmed that the 2017 staging of the Irish Open - originally pencilled in for Lough Erne resort, outside Enniskillen - will no(...)

A final day 67 saw Danny Willett win the US Masters. Photograph: Getty

Danny Willett insisted “fate” played a crucial part in him becoming the first Englishman since Nick Faldo in 1996 to win the Masters and only the sec(...)

Jordan Spieth of the US reacts after sinking his putt on the twelfth hole during the first round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Photo: Erik Lesser/PA

A little after 9.30am, 90 minutes or so after Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus clacked their drives down the first fairway in the ceremonial opening, the(...)

Sir Nick Faldo, director Pedro Almodóvar, Jackie Chan and Simon Cowell are among the celebrities whose names have been linked with the Panama Papers.

There is nothing illegal about moving money offshore. To begin with, during the 1970s it was a way of moving cash around at a time of widespread curre(...)

 The US Masters  replica trophy, left, along with the  US Open trophy, the Claret Jug (British Open) and the  Wanamaker trophy (USPGA).  Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

If the feel of a green jacket on the champion’s shoulders is the act most associated with victory, the actual Masters Trophy – a depiction of the Aug(...)

Rory McIlroy is aiming to be the first European winner of the Masters since 1999. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy may have enhanced his chances of completing the career grand slam by opting out of the par-three contest, but the world number three stil(...)

Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for Argentina against Bolivia. File photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The law firm of a FIFA ethics watchdog had business relationships with three men who have been indicted in the world soccer association’s corruption (...)

Lee Westwood would like to captain Europe in the 2020 Ryder Cup. Photograph: Getty

Sadness at the scaling down of Lee Westwood’s career contrasts with anticipation of the contribution he may make to golf away from the greens. He has (...)

The chubby adolescent has been long replaced by work-out Rory, complete with ‘selfies’ highlighting his weight-crunching regime. Photograph: Erich Schlegel

There are few more glaring examples of sport’s ovine instincts than this faddish bulking up by golf’s top players. And there is no greater example of(...)

Bubba Watson won the Northern Trust Open at Riviera. Photograph: Getty

When compiling any shortlist of candidates for this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship, Bubba Watson has to feature. He has been, after all, the top agg(...)