Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley (right) and Tom Watson.

In Atlanta last week, Tim Finchem, PGA Tour commissioner and the most powerful man in American golf, delivered his annual state of the nation address.(...)

Rory McIlroy signs autographs for fans by the second green during practice for the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, yesterday. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

To Rory McIlroy, etching the FedEx Cup on to an already glittering CV at the tender of age of 25 would matter more than the riches that come its wake.(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walks off the second green during a practice round prior to the start of the TOUR Championship  at East Lake Golf Club on  in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph:  Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

There are six million reasons to want to win the FedEx Cup title, but Rory McIlroy insists he needs just one. The 25-year-old is one of five pl(...)

Keegan Bradley, US PGA champion in 2011, is one of the best known exponents of anchored putting. Photograph: Getty Images.

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews and the United States Golf Association are expected to ban anchored putting strokes today. (...)

Fiji’s Vijay Singh: withdrew from this week’s Wells Fargo Championship, citing a back injury.

The PGA Tour has cleared three-time major winner Vijay Singh of doping offences after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the deer antler s(...)