Stephen Gallacher: in fine form after third place finish at Italian Open and has good track record at Gleneagles. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images.

Paul McGinley must wish he was a magician, able to distort reality. But he’s not, and the simple fact of the matter is that he has three “wild card” (...)

Sun-Ju Ahn of South Korea plays her third shot at the par-5 17th hole during the third round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale in Southport. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Inbee Park celebrated her 26th birthday by taking the lead in the Ricoh Women’s British Open on Saturday, but only after fellow South Korean golfer (...)

 European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley during a press conference at the Irish Open at Fota Island in Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley had a sense US Open champion Martin Kaymer was on the verge of producing something special and believes the “(...)

Drivers The battle for the hearts and minds of minds of golfers is most heartily fought when it comes to the driver. There is something abo(...)

The Human League: Don’t you want them? Yes, actually, you do (photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Golfer Paul Lawrie pulled out of an important golf tournament in Morocco two weeks ago to be in Celtic Park to watch his football team, Aberdee(...)

France’s  Adrien Saddier shot a 64 to move into a tie for third spot at the Qatar Masters in  Doha. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Steve Webster share the lead heading into the final round of the Qatar Masters after contrasting performances on Friday.Cabr(...)

Europe’s Nicolas Colsaerts tees off on the 10th tee during his singles match against Asia’s Liang Wenchong at the Royal Trophy  at Dragon Lake Golf Club  in Guangzhou, China. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images

Europe won five of the last six singles matches for a stunning 8.5-7.5 comeback win over Asia to reclaim the Royal Trophy in China on Sunday and give (...)

Nicolas Colsaerts plays a shot on the 9th hole during the second day’s play at the Royal Trophy. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images
Asia in command at Royal Trophy
  • Golf
  • December 21, 2013, 13:03

Asia require three-and-a-half points from Sunday’s eight singles matches against Europe to defend the Royal Trophy after the teams split Saturday’s f(...)

Pádraig Harrington believes the new structure will entice a stronger entry into the Irish Open.

 The decision of the R&A to scrap the annual international qualifying for the British Open and to restructure the qualification structure for golf(...)

Gregory Bourdy and Mikko Ilonen of the European team celebrate with champagne after winning the Seve Trophy at Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Breteche  in Paris. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Continental Europe won the Seve Trophy for the first time in 13 years on Sunday, Francesco Molinari keeping his cool to edge out Great Britain and Ire(...)