Jordan Spieth catches a ball from his caddie on the second green during the third round of the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in Shanghai, China. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Jordan Spieth has a return to world number one and a first World Golf Championship title in his sights after surging through the field with a brillian(...)

 Phil Mickelson with Butch Harmon: ““I see nothing wrong with him seeking advice from another source. We’re great friends and always will be,”  said Harmon. Photo: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Phil Mickelson and swing coach Butch Harmon have announced they have decided to part ways after an eight-year partnership that brought two Majors amon(...)

Rory McIlroy is hopeful of appearing in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai despite being struck with food poisoning. Photograph: Getty

The rollercoaster that constitutes Rory McIlroy’s 2015 has taken another dip in China, with the Northern Irishman confined to bed with food poisoning (...)

Rory McIlroy during the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club in Antalya, Turkey. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

A busy man is Rory McIlroy. If his quest to claim the Turkish Airlines Open here on The Montgomerie is his immediate aim as part of his bid to retain (...)

 Emiliano Grillo  celebrates after winning   the Open at the North Course of the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California. Photo:  Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo will look to become the first player to win the opening two events of the PGA Tour season since 2003 in this week’s Shrine(...)

 Rory McIlroy will host the next three Irish Opens on behalf of his Rory Foundation. Photograph: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The once ailing tournament has found new life, for sure. From a point where the total purse in 2011 amounted to €1.5 million, next year’s Irish Ope(...)

 Bill Haas of the United States shakes hands with Sang-moon Bae of South Korea and the International team after Haas won the final match on the 18th green to help his side retain the title. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Captain’s pick Bill Haas claimed the crucial final point at the Presidents Cup in South Korea on Sunday, as the United States beat the Internationals(...)

Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed beat Jason Day and Charles Schwartzel 3&2 to help the USA retain their Presidents Cup lead in Incheon on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

The United States maintained their one-point lead over the International team in the Presidents Cup at 9 1/2 to 8 1/2 after the two sides picked up fo(...)

US team member Phil Mickelson reacts after missing a putt on the second green during the four ball matches of the 2015 Presidents Cup golf tournament in Incheon, on day two. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

A 12-foot birdie putt from debuting local favourite Bae Sang-moon helped the International team slash the United States’ lead in the Presidents Cup to(...)

United Nations Command honour guards carry flags of the competing nations ahead of the first round of foursome matches at the 2015 Presidents Cup at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul. Photograph: Getty Images

The United States made a flying start to the defence of their Presidents Cup crown after dominating the opening day foursomes against the Internationa(...)