South Korea’s YE Yang in action  during the second round of the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club  in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Danny Willett’s impressive form carried on in the Swiss Alps as he claimed an one-shot lead on a weather-interrupted second day of the Omega European (...)

 Rickie Fowler acknowledges the crowd after winning the Scottish Open at Gullane. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

No victory for either of them, but no regret either. In truth, although reduced from principal characters to minor roles in the drama which yesterd(...)

Shane Lowry  hits his second shot on the first hole during the third round of the  Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club  in  East Lothian. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Moving day proved to be in a southerly direction for both Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell at the Scottish Open and the Irish duo both carded two-over (...)

Darren Clarke watches a shot during the first round of the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Denmark’s Morten Orum Madsen shot a hole-in-one in a remarkable eagle-eagle finish to claim a share of the lead at the Tshwane Open in South Africa. E(...)

South Africa’s  Ernie Els  receives a birthday cake during the  Hong Kong Open at Fanling. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

Former world number one Ernie Els celebrated his 45th birthday by shooting a five-under-par 65 to take the lead in the Hong Kong Open at the halfway s(...)

 Rory McIlroy embraces his father and playing partner Gerry McIlroy on the 18th green after finishing his third round in the 2014 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  in St Andrews. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

England’s Oliver Wilson will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, but world number one Rory McIlroy (...)

Ireland’s Shane Lowry is at the top of the leaderboard and in the clubhouse on the second day of the Dunhill Links. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington will start the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship just one shot off the lead of Frenchman Raphael(...)

 Darren Clarke  drives off the 18th tee during the first round of the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  in St Andrews. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson outshone the four members of last week’s winning team in the field on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Link(...)

Pádraig Harrington of Ireland alongside stand-in caddy Pat Cashman at the  par four  17th at Durban Country Club on Friday.  Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

A spectacular albatross helped Holland’s Joost Luiten claim a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the Volvo Golf Champions at Durban Country Cl(...)

Darren Clarke hits a putt during the first round of the Volvo Golf Champions. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

After two years without a single top-10 finish on the European Tour, a newly slim Darren Clarke reaped the benefits of an intense fitness regime on th(...)