Ireland’s Paul Dunne plays his tee shot on the par-three 11th hole during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club  in , California. Photograph:  Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

An opening eagle helped Paul Dunne card a four-under 67 in his opening round at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California. The 23-year-old Irish golfer p(...)

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan poses with the  trophy  after winning the  Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale  in  Arizona. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama made par at the fourth extra hole to clinch an unlikely playoff victory over Rickie Fowler at the Phoenix Open on Sunday. Ma(...)

 Shane Lowry tees off during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 5, 2016 Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Shane Lowry’s quest for a second career PGA Tour title nosedived in the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale as the Offalyma(...)

Shane Lowry is three shots off the lead after the second round of the Phoenix Open. Photograph: Getty

Shane Lowry heads into the weekend of the Phoenix Open firmly in contention after an inconsistent second round of 70 in Arizona. Lowry currently sits(...)

The  par-three at TPC Scottsdale, host to this week’s Phoenix Open. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

From swing analysis machines to laser distance-measuring devices, golfers have always tended to be ahead of the curve when it comes to using technolog(...)

 Paul Dunne in action during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South in San Diego, California. Photograph: Sean M Haffey/Getty Images)

Paul Dunne will tee it up at the biggest party in golf at the Phoenix Open bidding to continue a dream start to his USPGA Tour career. The 23-year-ol(...)

 Paul Dunne in action during the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, California. Photograph: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

The little fist pump with his coach-cum-caddie Alan Murray on the 18th green as he completed his final round of the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open(...)

A sign announces that play has stopped for a rain delay on the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines in San Diego. Photo: KC Alfred/PA

Brandt Snedeker defied the poor weather to claim the clubhouse lead in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torey Pines which was carried (...)

Paul Dunne finished with an impressive birdie-eagle in his second round in San Diego. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Paul Dunne, only playing in the field on the back of a sponsor’s invite, showed his quality with a birdie-eagle finish for a second round 71 for 140, (...)

Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne were in action at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, California on Friday. Photograph: Stan Badz/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Lowry recorded a solid no-frills second round 71 at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Friday. The Offalyman is currently sev(...)