Newly named Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke misses the cut after three bogeys on the back nine in the Joburg Open in South Africa. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Just a week after the euphoria of being named Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup captain, Darren Clarke missed the cut at the Joburg Open following a sloppy seco(...)

Ireland’s Kevin Phelan plays his second shot into the 18th green during the second round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Waterford golfer Kevin Phelan put himself in a strong position at the Joburg Open, carding a four-under 68 to move to eight under and within four sho(...)

South Africa’s  Nic Henning  plays his second shot to  the 15th green during the first round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

South Africa’s Nic Henning claimed a narrow lead after the opening round of the Joburg Open as home players dominated the top of the leaderboard at Ro(...)

Paul Casey: “The fact I threw in a few birdies early on was key, took the pressure off, and then it got tight at the end. It’s a very difficult stretch coming in and I am very, very happy the way I balanced having fun on the golf course but being focused and got the job done.”  Photo:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

England’s Paul Casey celebrated the recent birth of his first child by claiming the KLM Open this afternoon.Casey, whose fiance Pollyanna Woodward gav(...)

  Joost Luiten of the Netherlands hits a shot on the ninth hole during the KLM Open ProAm held at De Kennemer Golf and Country Club  in Zandvoort,Netherlands. Photo:   Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Defending champion Joost Luiten will look to put the disappointment of missing out on the Ryder Cup behind him in the KLM Open this week.Luiten was o(...)

 Fabrizio Zanotti of Paraguay with the trophy after winning the BMW International Open in Colgne. Photograph:  Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Shane Lowry admitted his delight at securing qualification for the British Open at Royal Liverpool next month after a closing five-under 67 left him i(...)

 Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey lines up a putt in the first round of the 2014 Volvo China Open at Genzon Golf Club. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson share the lead following the opening round of the Volvo China Open at the Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen as they bo(...)

There’s a programme on the Beeb called Room 101. In it people you have vaguely heard of or you sort of recognize (celebrities, that is what they are) (...)

 Sergio Garcia  hits a shot from the rough on the  10th hole  during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia said he was “disgusted” to be suspected of cheating after video footage emerged of a possible rules violation during his opening round o(...)

Simon Dyson of England was spared an immediate ban because of his previous good conduct on tour. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Simon Dyson has been given a two-month ban from the European Tour, suspended for 18 months, following his disqualification from the BMW Masters in Oct(...)