Graeme McDowell: since finishing third in last year’s HSBC Champions event in China, he has often struggled just to make the cut. Photograph: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

In this instance, the numbers don’t lie. Graeme McDowell heads into this week’s $9.25 million WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and next week’s $10 millio(...)

Joe Lyons: “Mullingar to me is one of the majors and I’d love to put my name on that trophy, that’s for sure.”

It might be eight years since Joe Lyons won “the West” but he’s still hungry for victories and admits he’ll be giving his all in search of the presti(...)

 Inbee Park of South Korea kisses the trophy following her victory during the final round of the British Open at Turnberry.  Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

There are two sure signs to look for when a golfer is succumbing to the pressure of a big occasion. The swing gets shorter and faster. And putts star(...)

I texted Paul Dunne on the Sunday night and told him I’d watched every bit of the golf that day and that he’d played better than anyone. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

I’ve had plenty of time for reflection since the British Open. A lot of people keep taking me back to the 17th hole in the first round and that eight (...)

 Paul Dunne talks to his caddie Alan Murray as they walk up the 16th fairway. Photograph: AFP Photo 3:08

Before We all had our own ways of getting to St Andrews. I know Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson were among those who hopped on the charter fligh(...)

Paul McBride is four under par after the second round of the South of Ireland Amateur Open in Lahinch. Photograph: Getty

Paul McBride hails from a links course that takes some beating but he confessed that it was love at first sight when he arrived in Lahinch and it w(...)

The Old Course at The Lahinch Golf Club is currently hosting the South of Ireland Amateur Open. Photograph: Getty.

Stroll through the well appointed clubhouse in Lahinch these days and it’s easy to feel as though you’d been sucked into a time warp as John Burke a(...)

 Amateur Paul Dunne of Ireland plays out of a bunker on the 5th hole during the third round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The generation game is a strange one, especially when it comes to golf. Age is not a barrier. And, as this 144th British Open reached its three-quart(...)

Dustin Johnson of the United States plays a shot from the light rough on the 17th hole during the second round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Dustin Johnson has recent history on his side as he looks to end his run of major misery with victory in the Open Championship, which will finish on a(...)

 Amateur Paul Dunne shot a second consecutive 69 on a weather ravaged second day of the British Open. Photograph: Getty

Those esteemed members of the R&A have, through the ages, witnessed many sights from behind the window panes of the old clubhouse overlooking t(...)