Ryder Cup captains Davis Love and Darren Clarke pose with the trophy  at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke insists there will be no controversial gamesmanship at next year’s competition following the uproar at the wo(...)

Tiger Woods attends the 2015 US Open in New York. Woods has announced he will not play competitive golf again in 2015. Photograph: AFP/DON EMMERT

Tiger Woods will be 40 before he plays competitive golf again, raising further serious doubts about his future in golf and his increasingly forlorn qu(...)

The Great Britain & Ireland team Captain Nigel Edwards looks on with his players during a Practice Round prior to the 2015 Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, England. Photo: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

What’s it all about? The Walker Cup is a biennial tournament featuring 10 players from Britain and Ireland competing against a team of 10 from(...)

Fabio Fognini recovered from two sets down to knock Rafael Nadal out of the US Open. Photograph: Getty

Many of sold-out crowd that had filled Arthur Ashe Stadium had already made it home and were watching on television as Friday night turned to Saturday(...)

 Jason Day of Australia celebrates on the 18th green after his six-stroke victory at The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club  in Edison, New Jersey. Photo:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

I know you have all heard it before to the point of irritation but golf really is a game of confidence and Jason Day is living proof. I remember th(...)

 Rory McIlroy   returns to action at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Where once it looked as if Rory McIlroy’s ownership of the world number one spot would be long-term, with the potential to rival the longevity of T(...)

The wheels came off Tiger Woods’ Wyndham Championship challenge in the final round at Greenboro

Davis Love shot a superb final-round six-under 64 to become the third oldest winner in PGA Tour history at the Wyndham Championship. The 51-year-old f(...)

Usain Bolt of Jamaica wins gold in the Men’s 100 metres final at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Getty Images.

As burdens go, that was quite a big one on Usain Bolt’s shoulders in Beijing, not many competitors enter a contest knowing that it is a “Battle for th(...)

Tiger Woods reacts after making his par putt on the 10th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club. Photograph: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Tiger Woods continued to impress at the tournament where he has produced his best round in two years, signing for a two-under 68 on day three of the W(...)

Tiger Woods plays his second shot on the eighth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. Photograph: Jared C Tilton/Getty Images

Tiger Woods roared back after over a year in the wilderness to tie for the Wyndham Championship lead on Friday and then said he didn’t expect it woul(...)