Paul McGinley with the two Irish representatives at the Allianz Golf Camp at St Andrew’s, Oisín Henry (from Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo) and Analyn Pentony (from Drogheda, County Louth), who are with their mentors Kevin Henry and Tracy Pentony.

Not quite someone without a care in the world, for he is nursing a shoulder injury, but Paul McGinley – the European Ryder Cup captain – didn’t look (...)

 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 “(...)

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, also a founder of Clubs to Hire, at EY World Entrepreneur of the Year awards buildup

Entrepreneurs and business directors can learn a lot about leadership, talent management and developing winning strategies from sport, Ryder Cup ca(...)

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley admits he is concerned about the loss of form which has seen Ryder Cup talisman Ian Poulter drop out of the automatic qualifying places for Gleneagles. Photograph:   Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

European captain Paul McGinley admits he is concerned about the loss of form which has seen Ryder Cup talisman Ian Poulter drop out of the automatic q(...)

 Padraig Harrington of Ireland plays a shot from the bunker on the ninth hole during the final round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship at the TPC Four Seasons on May 18, 2014 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

If there was a time that the last place Pádraig Harrington would want to tee up a ball in search of momentum at this time of year was the West Co(...)

Shane Lowry made a bogey on his closing two holes in a second round of 74 at the Spanish Open at PGA Catalunya Resort in Girona. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Shane Lowry is set to make his first cut in four attempts despite dropping shots on his final two holes during the second round at the Spanish Open on(...)

Shane Lowry: “I don’t think I’ve ever been more in control of my actual golf game but, for some reason, my scores are not reflecting it.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shane Lowry yesterday eyed up the sleek BMW coupe positioned behind the lake that frames the 18th green at Fota Island, the prize for a hole-in-one at(...)

Team Europe captain Miguel Angel Jimenez and Team Asia captain Thongchai Jaidee fight over the trophy after the two sides played out a 10-10 draw in the inaugural staging of the event in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photograph: Azhar Rahim/EPA

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano predicted the EurAsia Cup would be the “next big thing” as the inaugural contest in Malaysia ended in a thrilling 10-(...)

Maybe, just maybe, Pádraig Harrington can start believing that his luck is changing for the better. The last acti(...)

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland hits his approach shot on the fifth hole during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral  in Doral, Florida, at the weekend. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell believes Paul McGinley has done the Ryder Cup a favour by removing potential future captains from the assistant’s role by appoi(...)