Rory McIlroy  and English amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick  walk together during a practice round prior to the start of the  Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will play with two of the most exciting young talents in American golf over the opening two rounds of the Masters after being drawn wi(...)

 Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy share a laugh as they wait to hit their tee shots on the 17th hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow  in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Nick Watney joined Phil Mickelson in a share of first place at the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina today, but birthday boy Rory McIl(...)

Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney  walk off the 16th green during the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship  at  Quail Hollow  in Charlotte, North Carolina.   Poor growing conditions have been blamed for the state of some of the putting surfaces. Photograph: Chris Keane/Reuters

World number two Rory McIlroy, who won at Quail Hollow in 2010 to claim his first PGA Tour title, made a strong surge late(...)

Rory McIlroy  walks with his caddie Caroline Wozniacki during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the Masters. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images
No par three joy for Harrington
  • Golf
  • April 11, 2013, 10:14

Pádraig Harrington missed out on a fourth victory in the traditional par-three contest on the eve of the Masters, but was unlikely to be too d(...)