Rory McIlroy: has had to withdraw from the Scottish Open due to ankle injury. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

Further scans in the coming days will likely determine if Rory McIlroy, the world number one, will be sufficiently fit to defend his British Open t(...)

Tiger Woods shot a second round 69 leaving him four shots off the lead in the Greenbrier Classic. Photograph: Getty

Tiger Woods shot his second successive round in the 60s to remain four shots off the lead at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia. The former world(...)

 Tiger Woods takes his second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the Greenbrier Classic at the Old White TPC  in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Photo: Darren Carroll/Getty Images

Tiger Woods capped his lowest PGA Tour round of the season with a trio of birdies to leave him four shots off the early lead at the Greenbrier Classi(...)

 Graeme McDowell, who failed to make the cut at the US Open at Chambers Bay, is this week aiming for a third successive French Open win. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell will aim to write his name in the record books by securing a hat-trick in the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National this week. (...)

 Tiger Woods admits he has made progress since the US Open ahead of the Greenbrier Classic in North Carolina. Photograph: Erik S Lesser

Former world number one Tiger Woods, who is currently ranked 220th, will look to avoid yet another unwanted record in this week’s Greenbrier Classic i(...)

Northern Irishman golfer Graeme McDowell poses with his trophy after winning the 2014 Alstom Open de France on. Photo: Thomas Sampson/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell is hoping a couple of factors will combine at this week’s French Open to belatedly kick-start his season. Firstly, the Northern Irishm(...)

Jordan Spieth: added the US Open to his Masters title last weekend. His performance at Augusta was reckoned to be worth almost $34 million in exposure to Under Armour.

Kevin Plank started Under Armour in the basement of his grandmother’s house in Washington, DC in 1996. With $15,000 in cash, a crazy notion to create(...)

 Jordan Spieth of the United States poses with the trophy  after winning the 115th US Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

At age 21, Jordan Spieth has won his second Major and become the most celebrated player in golf. He is also halfway to one of the most difficult feats(...)

Jordan Spieth  leans on the shoulder of caddie Michael Greller after winning the  US Open Championship at Chambers Bay. Photograph: Stephen Brashear/EPA

Just as players were required to go from A to B to get to C on the viciously sloping greens at Chambers Bay, Rory McIlroy’s route to next month’s Brit(...)

 Jordan Spieth   holds the trophy as he celebrates with family – father Shawn, mother Chris  and brother Steven –  after winning the  US Open at Chambers Bay in University Place. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Golfers are uneasy with the concept of rivalry in the 21st century. This partly arises from modesty with regard to the epic clashes of yesteryear; cou(...)