Charl Schwartzel is joint leader of the South African Open at Glendower Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images)

Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel held a share of the lead at the midway point of the South African Open thanks to a blistering front nine in h(...)

David Howell with pro-am playing partner Hugh Grant (left) celebrates winning the 2013 Alfred Dunhill Links Championships at St Andrews. Photograph : David Cheskin/PA

Ireland’s Shane Lowry let a chance to claim the biggest victory of his professional career slip by at St Andrews on Sunday as David Howell claimed his(...)

American Peter Uihlein came agonisingly close to the first ever 59 on the European Tour on Friday, but will now hope history repeats itself in the Alf(...)

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger in action during the first round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Austria’s Bernd Weisberger closed with two birdies to take the early clubhouse lead during the first round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Glene(...)

 Rory McIlroy watches his shot from the 15th tee during a practice round for the  PGA Championship  at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, yesterday.  Photograph:  Jeff Haynes/Reuters

There is one big disadvantage to being very talented and relishing exercising that talent under the world’s watchful eye; they are still scrutinising (...)

 Thomas Levet in action during the first round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ryder Cup fans today got a glimpse of what lies in store in five years time as Le Golf National had some of the world’s top players scrambling to reco(...)

Ernie Els plays his second shot into the 10th green during the first round of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Open champion Ernie Els believes an opening 63 at the BMW International in Munich sets him up to target another long-awaited victory. The South Africa(...)

Job done: Justin Rose with the US Open trophy on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

It’s been a 15-year journey for Justin Rose with a performance graph featuring peaks and troughs in the beginning leading to a gradual incline over th(...)