Graeme McDowell: But for a self-inflicted error on the first hole of Saturday’s third round, McDowell would have finished in a share of second. Photograph: AP Photo

Although he failed to make it back-to-back wins on the PGA Tour, Graeme McDowell finished third behind Kevin Kisner in the RSM Classic, formerly known(...)

Graeme McDowell poses with the trophy after his victory in the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico. Photograph: Alonso Cupul/EPA

Fate has a peculiar way of giving back. Having endured a horrible season, encapsulated by his failure to even make it to Race to Dubai in the desert,(...)

Graeme McDowell   poses with the trophy after winning the three man play-off in the final round of the OHL Classic in Mexico. Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Graeme McDowell secures PGA Tour win
  • Golf
  • November 16, 2015, 15:25

Graeme McDowell won his first PGA Tour title since April 2013 with victory at the first play-off hole in the OHL Classic in Mexico. The 2010 US Open w(...)

Graeme McDowell elected to finish the par-5 13th when the horn sounded to suspend play because of darkness. He made birdie. Photograph: AP

Graeme McDowell and Scotland’s Russell Knox were in a share of the final-round lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba in Mexico on Sunday before play was(...)

Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell missed out on the Race to Dubai finale in Europe this year. Photograph: Getty Images.

Scotland’s Russell Knox will continue his globetrotting start to the season in Mexico this week as he looks to capitalise on his breakthrough victo(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates with the FAI Cup. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 9, 2015, 08:20

Soccer John O’Shea may still play for Ireland in Monday’s Euro 2016 play-off second leg with Bosnia and Herzegovina, despite Sunderland Sam All(...)

Russell Knox of Scotland celebrates after winning the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in Shanghai. Photograph: Getty Images

Ten days ago, Russell Knox didn’t have a Tour win to his name and wasn’t even in the field for the WGC-HSBC Champions. What followed is the stuff of s(...)

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(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hands his putter to his caddie JP Fitzgerald during the second round of the WGC - HSBC Champions at the Sheshan International Golf Club. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Scotland’s Russell Knox continued to make the most of his late entry into the final World Golf Championship event of the season as a frustrated Rory M(...)

Henrik Stenson leads Rickie Fowler by a shot heading into the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. Photograph: Getty

Henrik Stenson claimed a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler going into the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts after a third (...)