I texted Paul Dunne on the Sunday night and told him I’d watched every bit of the golf that day and that he’d played better than anyone. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

I’ve had plenty of time for reflection since the British Open. A lot of people keep taking me back to the 17th hole in the first round and that eight (...)

When Shane Lowry first played at St Andrews he was carrying his own bag and the wind was blowing at 40mph. He shot an 81. Photograph:   Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

I thought I was being very clever the other day in cutting through all the red tape and skipping ahead to the 10th hole to start my few holes of pr(...)

Rickie Fowler heads into the British Open off the back of victory in the Scottish Open. Photograph: Getty

Rickie Fowler - World ranking: 5th - Odds: 16/1 Tight in the market, especially after his Scottish Open win, but Fowler seems like a (...)

Shane Lowry  hits his second shot on the first hole during the third round of the  Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club  in  East Lothian. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Moving day proved to be in a southerly direction for both Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell at the Scottish Open and the Irish duo both carded two-over (...)

Shane Lowry made a par 72 in his opening round at the BMW International in Munich. Photograph: Getty

World number seven Henrik Stenson briefly feared the worst before finding top gear to card an eventful 67 in the BMW International in Munich yesterday(...)

Miguel Angel Jimenez  celebrates his hole-in-one on the second hole during the third round  of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

As roars reverberated around the Wentworth estate to signal albatrosses and holes-in-one, Shane Lowry felt as if he was missing out on the party. Tha(...)

Rory McIlroy  celebrates after making an eagle putt on the 18th hole green to win his WGC Match Play semi-final against Jim Furyk at TPC Harding Park  in San Francisco, California. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy may have missed out on ringside seats for the big fight in Las Vegas, but the world number one delivered a knockout blow of his own to re(...)

Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 17th hole during round three of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on May 1st, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy fought back from two holes down with two to play to beat Billy Horschel at the WGC-Match Play Championship on Friday, wh(...)

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 4th during round one of the World Golf Championship Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park on April 29th, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Masters champion Jordan Spieth and world number one Rory McIlroy enjoyed comfortable victories on the opening day of the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, a(...)

Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand celebrates winning with his mother after a play-off against Li Hao-tong of China in  the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat produced a brilliant finish to claim his second European Tour title and break Chinese hearts in the inaugural Shenzhen(...)