Shane Lowry tees off during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 5, 2016 Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Shane Lowry’s quest for a second career PGA Tour title nosedived in the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale as the Offalyma(...)

Shane Lowry is three shots off the lead after the second round of the Phoenix Open. Photograph: Getty

Shane Lowry heads into the weekend of the Phoenix Open firmly in contention after an inconsistent second round of 70 in Arizona. Lowry currently sits(...)

Rory McIlroy plays a shot during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. Photograph: Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

The most effective way for Ernie Els to prevent Rory McIlroy from matching a record of three Dubai Desert Classic victories is by lifting the giant t(...)

Rory McIlroy has said he would love to see Tiger Woods return to fitness and compete at the top once again. Photograph: Getty

Two years ago this very week, Tiger Woods remained in his commercial prime. He could claim a substantial appearance fee to appear in the Dubai Desert (...)

US Amateur Bryson DeChambeau takes a scientific approach to the game of golf that has intrigued many, including Rory McIlroy. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

There is no sign of the Bryson DeChambeau novelty factor wearing off. Which is good news; this charismatic 22-year-old amateur continues to impress wi(...)

Hunter Stewart tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines North  in San Diego, California. Photograph: Donald Miralle/Getty Images

Ireland’s Paul Dunne made an excellent start to his USPGA Tour career at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Thursday, carding a three-under 69(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne will make his USPGA Tour debut at the   Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Paul Dunne will will make his USPGA Tour debut at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines this week and has admitted that he sees his long-term fut(...)

Jason Dufner is presented with the trophy by former President Bill Clinton. Photograph: Getty

Jason Dufner won his fourth PGA Tour title with a two-hole play-off victory over Sweden’s David Lingmerth at the CareerBuilder Challenge in California(...)

 Jason Dufner plays a shot from the fairway on the 11th hole during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge at PGA West  in La Quinta, California. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Jason Dufner fired a seven-under-par 65 to grab the outright lead after the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California on F(...)

 What once looked inevitable now looks impossible, especially when the man himself concedes any future success would be a bonus. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

What once looked inevitable now looks impossible, especially when the man himself concedes any future success would be a bonus. In recent years, Tige(...)