Alex Noren of Sweden plays his second shot on the second hole on day four of the Nordea Masters at the PGA Sweden National. Photo: Harry Engels/Getty Images

Sweden’s Alex Noren put last year’s injury misery firmly behind him after cruising to his second Nordea Masters title at a windswept PGA Sweden Nation(...)

Alex Noren of Sweden lines up a putt on the 17th hole on day three of the Nordea Masters in Malmo. Photo: Harry Engels/Getty Images

Sweden’s Alex Noren will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Nordea Masters as home players filled six of the top eight places in Malmo. (...)

Shane Lowry using a sand wedge to putt on the 13th green during the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

I had an interesting phone call on Friday evening last after that incident with the putter at Royal County Down. My coach, Neil Manchip, had walked ni(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden lines up a putt at the first during the Nordea Masters Pro-Am day at the PGA Sweden National on Wednesday in Malmo. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images.

World number four Henrik Stenson believes he is finally fit and healthy as he targets a first European Tour title on home soil to kickstart a stron(...)

Darren Fichardt of South Africa hits his 2nd shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. “As much as they are loving coming here they are not exactly loving the conditions,” said Pádraig Harrington. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Some of the world’s great golfers who assembled at Royal County Down these past four days for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open are famous, if that is(...)

Soren Kjeldsen  of Denmark is handed the Irish Open trophy by tournament host  Rory McIlroy at  Royal County Down. Photo: Paul Faith/Getty

An Irish Open return to Royal County Down in 2019 as part of a links swing – including the Scottish Open and the historic return of the British Ope(...)

 Irish Open winner Soren Kjeldsen kisses the trophy. Photo: Matt Mackey/Inpho

An ugly old day on the links brought a terrible beauty for Soren Kjeldsen, a man returned from obscurity. As strong winds and intermittent bursts of h(...)

Pádraig Harrington reacts after narrowly missing  a putt on the first  green during the third round of the   Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photo:  Brian Lawless/PA

If the Irish Open’s third round was akin to Hamlet without the Prince in the absence of world number one Rory McIlroy after his missed cut, the height(...)

A scorer looks on as Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks on the 9th green during the First Round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

The cynics with no hearts will tell you that sympathy can be found in a dictionary. At Royal County Down on Thursday Rory McIlroy found it in a differ(...)

 Jamie Donaldson of Wales poses with the trophy after winning the D+D Real Czech Masters   at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Donaldson secures Ryder Cup place
  • Golf
  • August 24, 2014, 18:03

Jamie Donaldson secured his place in Europe’s team for next month’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles with a storming final round to win the Czech Masters at th(...)