Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry: ‘I played with him in Pebble Beach  and he wasn’t playing that great,” said Lowry. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s helicopter was parked in its spot by the 18th, a giant US flag in all its glory flying atop a nearby pole. Seemingly oblivious to such(...)

Graeme McDowell shares the lead with Lee Westwood after both shot a first round 66 at the Malaysian Open. Photograph: Azhar Rahim/EPA

Ryder Cup team-mates Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell matched each other virtually shot-for-shot to share the first-round lead at the Maybank Malaysia(...)

 Lee Westwood of England lifts the trophy after winning the Thailand Golf Championship at Amata Spring Country Club. Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

Lee Westwood hit an impressive final-round 67 to win the Thailand Golf Championship by one shot on Sunday.The English golfer moved into contention on(...)

An emotional Oliver Wilson  celebrates on the 18th green after winning the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  in St Andrews, Scotland. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

An emotional Oliver Wilson admitted he could be “drunk for a while” following his win in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, after starting the wee(...)

 Rory McIlroy embraces his father and playing partner Gerry McIlroy on the 18th green after finishing his third round in the 2014 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  in St Andrews. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

England’s Oliver Wilson will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, but world number one Rory McIlroy (...)

Joost Luiten of the Netherlands sprays champagne following his victory at the  Wales Open at Celtic Manor. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Lowry missed out on a chance to land another European Tour title as Dutchman Joost Luiten recovered from a poor start and overcame a n(...)

Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts  tees off at the 17th during the first round of the  Wales Open at Celtic Manor. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Nicolas Colsaerts outshone the Ryder Cup players competing in the Wales Open, but admitted to pangs of jealousy at missing out on a second appearance (...)

Michael Hoey  during the final round of the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in Switzerland. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

American David Lipsky won his first European Tour title on Sunday after an extraordinary finish to the Omega European Masters in Switzerland.Lipsky al(...)

 Gareth Maybin  in action at the  Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Northern Ireland’s Gareth Maybin is two off the lead of the Omega European Masters at the breathtaking Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in the Swiss Alps af(...)

 Alexander Levy receives the traditional  champagne reception from his French colleagues after winning  the 2014 Volvo China Open at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Golf round-up: Frenchman Alexander Levy claimed his first European Tour title on (...)