Stephen Gallacher of Scotland sees a putt just miss during the third round of  Italian Open Damiani at Circolo Golf Torino. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Richie Ramsay would hate to be the man to deny fellow Scot Stephen Gallacher a place in the Ryder Cup, but admits he will have to look after his own i(...)

Hennie Otto of South Africa putts during the second round of the 71st Italian Open Damiani at Circolo Golf Torino. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

As a South African he cannot compete in the Ryder Cup, but Hennie Otto may still have played a significant part in deciding Europe’s team in the Itali(...)

Graeme McDowell is set to leave Horizon Sports Management to manage his own affairs. Photograph:  Getty

Graeme McDowell is set to leave Horizon Sports Management to manage his own affairs. In contrast to the acrimonious departure of world No 1 Rory McIlr(...)

Rory McIlroy: will be hoping to make a big impact in his first visit to Fota Island, venue for this year’s Irish Open. Photo: David Cannon/Getty

Samuel Taylor Coleridge once observed that “he who is best prepared can best serve his moment of inspiration”. He’s unlikely to have been thinking ab(...)

 Pádraig Harrington will contest US Open qualifying at Walton Heath for the first time on Monday. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Three-time Major winner Pádraig Harrington will contest US Open qualifying for the first time on Monday.Harrington has played in every US Open since 2(...)

Ross Fisher plays out of the fourth fairway bunker during the third round of the Tshwane Open at Copperleaf  Estate. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Ross Fisher remains the man to catch at the Tshwane Open but Ireland’s Michael Hoey and Kevin Phelan are both leading the chase heading into th(...)

Shane Lowry in action during the first round of the Tshwane Open at Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate in Centurion, South Africa. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Englishman Simon Dyson closed with birdies on his final four holes to card a seven-under-par 65 and take the first-round clubhouse lead in the(...)

  George Coetzee of South Africa hits his tee shot at the 18th in the final round of the Joburg Open . Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Home favourite George Coetzee produced a closing 66 to claim the Joburg Open by three shots on Sunday afternoon. Fellow countryman Justin Walters had (...)

Charl Schwartzel of South Africa tees off on the 13th hole on his way to winning   the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club  in Malelane, South Africa. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel won the Alfred Dunhill Championship for a third time on Sunday, successfully defending his title at Leopard C(...)

Peter Lawrie finish 109th in the Race to Dubai rankings after an anxious few weeks. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images

Dubliner Peter Lawrie secured his European Tour card for next season with a final round of 70 at the ISPS HANDA Perth International at Lake Karrinyup(...)