Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal celebrates a birdie during his final round on the way to winning  the BMW International Open in Germany. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

Pablo Larrazabal attributed his second BMW International Open title to a flying start as he carded a final-day 66 to see off the challenge of Henrik S(...)

England’s James Morrison gestures towards the crowd on the 18th green during the third round of the BMW International Open  at the Eichenried Golf Club  in Munich. Photo: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Surrey’s James Morrison knows he has to maintain his consistent low scoring this week to stand a chance of winning his second European Tour title in s(...)

Shane Lowry made a par 72 in his opening round at the BMW International in Munich. Photograph: Getty

World number seven Henrik Stenson briefly feared the worst before finding top gear to card an eventful 67 in the BMW International in Munich yesterday(...)

Martin Kaymer: missed the cut at last week’s US Open at Chambers Bay. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Martin Kaymer will look to bounce back from a disappointing defence of his US Open title last week by giving home fans something to cheer in the BMW I(...)

Shane Lowry has moved up to 45 in the world after his joint-ninth finish at the US  Open at Chambers Bay. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Shane Lowry’s tied-ninth finish in the US Open enabled him to tick some more boxes. First off, it gave him conditional status on the PGA Tour for the (...)

Jordan Spieth kisses the trophy after winning the US Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

“Wow!” muttered Jordan Spieth, under his breath. They were his first words as a double Major champion, and his shock was shared by just about everyone(...)

Ireland’s Shane Lowry walks the 15th hole as smoke from a nearby fire is seen in the distance during the third round of the  US Open  at Chambers Bay  in University Place, Washington. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

He has sneaked in under the radar, and that’s just fine with Shane Lowry. Dressed in black yet again on Saturday, as he has been throughout thi(...)

Patrick Reed of the US makes his tee shot on the fifteenth hole with Puget Sound as a backdrop during the second round of the 115th US Open Championship golf tournament at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Belt-tightening time, for the ride at this 115th edition of the US Open Championship – on greens which Henrik Stenson described as “borderline laughab(...)

Jason Day of Australia is tended to by medical staff after finishing the ninth hole, his last,  during the second round of the  US Open  at Chambers Bay  in University Place, Washington. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The sight of one of his fellow contenders slumping to the ground, as happened to Jason Day on his finishing hole, wasn’t what Jordan Spieth had bargai(...)

Rory McIlroy hits a tee shot during practice ahead of the start of the US Open at Chambers Bay. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Bravery? Or foolhardy? We’ll soon see. If the USGA’s decision in bringing this 115th edition of the US Open to a new, links-style course crafted ou(...)