Paul Dunne: produced an amazing display at the British Open where he was co-leader with a round to go.  Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Nigel Edwards won’t feel pressure when he sits down this weekend to draw up the Walker Cup team to face the USA. When the 10 names are announced on Mo(...)

View of the par three third hole overlooking the Bay of Puget Sound at Chambers Bay golf course, Washington, United States. The course  hosts the 2015 US Open golf tournament. Photograph: Joe Robbins/Getty Images

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Rory McIlroy will play with Rickie Fowler in the first round of the Irish Open. Photograph: Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy will play with Rickie Fowler and Martin Kaymer in the pick of the draw at the Irish Open. Walker Cup rivals turne(...)

 Michael Hoey lines up a putt  of Northern Ireland in action during the third round of the Shenzhen International. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat admitted he paid the price for letting his mind wander to thoughts of a second European Tour title after a poor finish(...)

Michael Hoey carded a one under par 71 in the second round at the Shenzhen International. Photograph: Getty

Michael Hoey produced a much improved second round at the Shenzhen International but still sits 10 shots off the nine under par lead of America’s Pete(...)

Rory McIlroy in action in Dubai. Playing each half of the course in 32 shots illustrated the consistency in his game. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

So much for distraction. If the sense that Rory McIlroy’s professional pursuits have not been harmed by the imminent nature of a court case with his (...)

Brooks Koepka during the final round of the 2014 Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

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 Kevin Phelan  needs a golfing miracle to save his tour card in Perth. Photograph:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images
Sinking Phelan for Kevin in Perth
  • Golf
  • October 25, 2014, 11:07

Ireland’s Kevin Phelan could only manage a level par, third round, 72, and as a result his chances of saving his tour card are now on the distant side(...)

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain plays a shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the BMW Masters  at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai. Carlos Barria/Reuters

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano survived a nervous finish to claim his seventh European Tour title on Sunday, victory in the BMW Masters in Shanghai taking (...)

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell stand together on the 15th hole during the first round of the BMW Masters at Lake Malaren Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

American Luke Guthrie left a quartet of former world number ones trailing in his wake with a blistering start to the BMW Masters in Shanghai today, fi(...)