Sergio Garcia tees off at ninth on his way to an opening round of 64 to lead the BMW Masters. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Ryder Cup star Sergio Garcia claimed a one-shot lead after the first round of the BMW Masters in Shanghai, while Shane Lowry ground out a round of 70 (...)

Victor Dubuisson: shot a closing 66 for a 22-under-par tally, and a one stroke win over runner-up Jaco Van Zyl  in the Turkish Airlines Open.Photograph: Mark Runnackles/Getty

As mercurial a Frenchman as they come, Victor Dubuisson also possesses that joie de vivre so typical of his countrymen. Especially so yesterday. Afte(...)

Victor Dubuisson of France plays a bunker shot to the 18th green during the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Grown men do cry, as Victor Dubuisson proved in an emotional win in the Turkish Airlines Open on The Mongomerie course at MaxxRoyal. In taking the ti(...)

Rory McIlroy  in action during the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club  in Antalya. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Trick or treat? Nothing ghoulish from Rory McIlroy, just more Turkish delight as the world number three shot a third consecutive round of 67 – for 201(...)

Shane Lowry: the Offaly man is seeking to improve on his fifth place in the Race to Dubai standings at the Turkish Airlines Open. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

In just over a fortnight, the world’s political leaders will gather here in Antalya for the G20 Summit. Those politicos will naturally have far weight(...)

Jaco Van Zyl leades the French Open by two shots after carding a flawless third round 64 in Paris. Photograph: Afp

A day after “finishing in an ambulance”, South Africa’s Jaco van Zyl carded a brilliant 64 to claim a two-shot lead heading into the final round of th(...)

 David Howell plays out of a bunker on to the second green during the first round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National in Paris. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell’s bid for a hat-trick of French Open titles looks like it will have to be done the hard way after a weather-disrupted opening day in P(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden lines up a putt at the first during the Nordea Masters Pro-Am day at the PGA Sweden National on Wednesday in Malmo. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images.

World number four Henrik Stenson believes he is finally fit and healthy as he targets a first European Tour title on home soil to kickstart a stron(...)

‘As the telly beamed out pictures of the throng gathered in Dublin Castle, Vinny felt a sense of pride in the steps taken by the ordinary folk of little ol’ Ireland.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

As he was wheeled in to Foley’s on Sunday afternoon, Vinny Fitzpatrick felt a lump rise in his throat. He couldn’t miss the large banner draped from t(...)

Rory McIlroy will play with Rickie Fowler in the first round of the Irish Open. Photograph: Getty

World number one Rory McIlroy will play with Rickie Fowler and Martin Kaymer in the pick of the draw at the Irish Open. Walker Cup rivals turne(...)