Large crowds attended the final day of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida, where Sergio Garcia finished tied for second spot following a play-off. Photo:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The desperation to hide golf’s obvious troubles should be well known by now. Discrimination on the basis of race or gender was given the blind-eye tre(...)

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will tee off together on Thursday at Sawgrass. Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Match Play winner Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Jordan Spieth are in the same group for the opening two rounds of the Players Championship at Sawg(...)

Rory McIlroy will play Jason Dufner, Brandt Snedeker and Billy Horschel in his pool at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Photograph: Getty

Top seed and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw for the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco a(...)

Justin Rose of Britain has an impressive recent record at the Zurich Classic of New Orlean. Photograph: Reuters.

Justin Rose will make his first appearance since finishing second in the Masters in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, an event where he has an impres(...)

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers also said Steven Gerrard may start the FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/EPA

Brendan Rodgers believes the misery of recent near misses in the Premier League and League Cup can help Liverpool “step on” and avoid an unwanted hat(...)

Jordan Spieth held off the chasing pack with ease to win his first Major title. Photograph: Epa

The Masters was first contested in 1934, but it now comes off as a made-for-TV event. With a natural stage that remains reassuringly familiar, it is a(...)

Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts to a par-saving putt on the 16th green during the final round of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club , Georgia. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A young master with ice running through his veins, Jordan Spieth took control of his own destiny in this 79th edition of the US Masters. He did it his(...)

 Graeme McDowell watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell insisted he would never consider not playing the Masters despite another frustrating experience at Augusta National.McDowell carded a (...)

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods tee off at 7.30pm on the final day of The Masters. Photogarph: Getty

The 2015 Masters may have belonged to Jordan Spieth so far but on Sunday evening the eyes of the world won’t be fixed on the 21-year-old Texan but th(...)

 Rory McIlroy plays a bunker shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth refused to crack under mounting pressure as he continued to hold the US Masters third-round lead on Saturday as some of the biggest nam(...)