Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy with the Claret Jug after his victory in the British Open at Hoylake.

On a Sunday evening back in 2000, Tiger Woods, shortly after he had completed the career Grand Slam for the first time by winning the British Open at (...)

Ernie Els, watched by caddie Colin Byrne,   hits an approach shot during his practice round yesterday prior to the  143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool  in Hoylake. Photograph:  Warren Little/R&A/R&A via Getty Images

The decisive factor in Martin Kaymer’s victory in the US Open at Pinehurst last month was he was able to adapt to the subtle changes the rain had mad(...)

The only thing former Ryder Cup captain Bernhard Langer and Soiled and Ancient skipper Vinny Fitzpatrick had in common on the golf course was their year of birth, 1957. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

A number of great golfers were born in 1957, swashbuckling Seve, nasty Nick Faldo, nice guy Nick Price, boring Bernhard Langer and playful Pay(...)

Tiger Woods  on the 15th  during his singles match against Richard Sterne of South Africa.

As if on cue, the curtain of rain parted on Sunday to reveal Tiger Woods on centre stage. With a one-up lead over his International team opponent, Woo(...)

Late afternoon sunlight falls onto the 14th green during the opening fourball matches in   the 2013 Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Photograph:Jeff Haynes/Reuters

The United States needed a par on the final hole to retain the overall lead over the Internationals on the first day of the Presidents Cup after almos(...)

Caddy Colin Byrne with Ernie Els of South Africa  during the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the Old Course, at St Andrews last weekend. Photograph: Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Playing in the Dunhill Links Championship last week was probably the ideal warm-up for the Team Challenge this week in Jack Nicklaus’s domain at Muirf(...)

American captain Fred Couples watches on during the second practice round for the 13 Presidents Cup in Ohio.  Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Reuters

Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson will be extremely interested observers when the 10th Presidents Cup gets under way on Thursday.Althoug(...)