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(...)

Stepping over a pool of vomit in Frenchman’s Lane, Vinny Fitzpatrick pulled his hoodie over his baldy bonce, dug his flabby paws deep inside his jean (...)

Scott Jamieson of Scotland reacts after narrowly missing a chip shot for birdie and a 59 on the 18th hole as his caddie Ritchie Blair looks on during the third round of the Portugal Masters at Oceanico Victoria Golf Course in Faro. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Scotland’s Scott Jamieson came agonisingly close to recording the first ever 59 on the European Tour as he charged into contention in the Portugal Mas(...)

David Howell with pro-am playing partner Hugh Grant (left) celebrates winning the 2013 Alfred Dunhill Links Championships at St Andrews. Photograph : David Cheskin/PA

Ireland’s Shane Lowry let a chance to claim the biggest victory of his professional career slip by at St Andrews on Sunday as David Howell claimed his(...)

Shane Lowry  hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at  Carnoustie. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A bogey on the 18th hole stopped Shane Lowry setting a new course record at Carnoustie as he played his way right into contention at the Alfred Dunhil(...)

American Peter Uihlein came agonisingly close to the first ever 59 on the European Tour on Friday, but will now hope history repeats itself in the Alf(...)

France’s Gregory Bourdy celebrates a birdie on the 18th to win the Wales Open at Celtic Manor. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA.

France’s Gregory Bourdy set his sights on a Ryder Cup place after producing a stunning closing hat-trick of birdies to win the first qualifying event (...)

Ernie Els looks on with caddie Colin Byrne during the second round of the  Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links in Inverness, Scotland. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

British Open champion Ernie Els today said he was glad to make an early exit from the Scottish Open, just days before the defence of his title at Muir(...)

 Thomas Levet in action during the first round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ryder Cup fans today got a glimpse of what lies in store in five years time as Le Golf National had some of the world’s top players scrambling to reco(...)