Pádraig Harrington: One of eight Irish players in the field for the British Masters at Woburn.

An idea first used with Rory McIlroy’s support of the Irish Open is gaining traction, and now Ian Poulter’s backing of the restored British Masters – (...)

 Pádraig Harrington  in action at the Pro -Am  prior prior to the recent Scottish Open as   caddie Ronan Flood looks on. “If I can get myself in the hunt, I actually play better.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

There is a very simple reason why Pádraig Harrington walks around backwards. Not always, of course; just sometimes. “I am made out to be mad en(...)

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(...)