Tiger Woods: reduced to a figure of fun when he was subjected to laughter from spectators as he topped a three-wood on the 18th on his way to an 80 on Thursday at Chambers Bay. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

The mightiest fall the hardest, and, for sure, there’s no soft landing for Tiger Woods. Where once he prowled a golf course as if it were his domain, (...)

A spectator emerging from the gorse during an  Irish Amateur Open Championship  at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photo: Alan Betson

As he entered the cool, dark, enclave of Foley’s before tea-time on Monday, Vinny Fitzpatrick had a distinctive pep in his step; almost akin to a swag(...)

Freddie Jacobson of Sweden hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the third round of the 2013 Masters. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The 12th hole lies at the heart of Amen Corner, that stretch that takes in the approach to the 11th green, all of the Par 3 short hole, and the(...)