Rory McIlroy says he was ‘taken aback’ by the appointment by Davis Love III of Tiger Woods as a vice-captain for next year’s Ryder Cup. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy was taken aback to learn that Tiger Woods has been named a vice-captain for next year’s Ryder Cup, admitting it raises further questions (...)

 After more surgery Tiger Woods will try to resurrect his career next season. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Next season is likely to be a ‘make or break’ year for 14-times major winner Tiger Woods, according to former world number one Nick Faldo. Woods turns(...)

Tiger Woods has been selected as a vice-captain for next year’s Ryder Cup. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III on Wednesday appointed 14-times major winner Tiger Woods as one of his vice-captains for next year’s R(...)

 Jordan Spieth  with his caddie Michael Greller during the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at the Sheshan GC in Shanghai, China. Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth’s use of collective rather than individual terminology when analysing his success is endearing. The 22-year-old’s delight was therefore (...)

 Phil Mickelson with Butch Harmon: ““I see nothing wrong with him seeking advice from another source. We’re great friends and always will be,”  said Harmon. Photo: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Phil Mickelson and swing coach Butch Harmon have announced they have decided to part ways after an eight-year partnership that brought two Majors amon(...)

Tiger Woods with former caddie Steve Williams in 2013. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Given context, there is something poetic about Steve Williams’s portrayal as a jilted lover. Such an analysis of his behaviour would seem entirely fa(...)

Tiger Woods shakes hands with Steve Williams on the 18th green during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Steve Williams, the former caddie of Tiger Woods, has aimed his latest broadside at the 14-times major winner with the claim that he was treated like (...)

Rory McIlroy  in action during the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club  in Antalya. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Trick or treat? Nothing ghoulish from Rory McIlroy, just more Turkish delight as the world number three shot a third consecutive round of 67 – for 201(...)

New Zealand perform the haka before the start of the quarter-final against France at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

This could easily have been the final, but ever since the draw was made in December 2012, this one loomed as the day the Twickenham earth might shudde(...)

Rory McIlroy will playin the Open. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The last PGA Tour season ended 17 days ago and the European Tour season has another six weeks to run, but Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose are among the p(...)