Justin Rose has not been outside the top 15 on his last four outings at TPC Louisiana. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

US Tour: Justin Rose will look to successfully defend a title for the first time in his professional career in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, an e(...)

Adam Scott will not be joining Jason Day on Australia’s Olympic golf team this summer. Photograph: Getty Images

Australian world number seven Adam Scott has confirmed he will skip the Rio Olympics in August, the 2013 Masters champion citing scheduling conflicts (...)

Fiji’s  Vijay Singh. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Former world number one Vijay Singh says he will skip this summer’s Rio Olympics, citing the Zika virus as the reason. The Fijian told the Golf Chann(...)

Rory McIlroy plays a shot during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. Photograph: Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

The most effective way for Ernie Els to prevent Rory McIlroy from matching a record of three Dubai Desert Classic victories is by lifting the giant t(...)

Punjab police personnel man a checkpoint in wake of a security alert following militant attacks at the base Pathankot air force base on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

At least two gunmen and a guard were killed in an attack on an Indian Air Force base on Saturday near the border with Pakistan, officials said, in an(...)

 Jason Day of Australia celebrates on the 18th green after his six-stroke victory at The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club  in Edison, New Jersey. Photo:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

I know you have all heard it before to the point of irritation but golf really is a game of confidence and Jason Day is living proof. I remember th(...)

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods tee off at 7.30pm on the final day of The Masters. Photogarph: Getty

The 2015 Masters may have belonged to Jordan Spieth so far but on Sunday evening the eyes of the world won’t be fixed on the 21-year-old Texan but th(...)

The main Masters leaderboard  at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy’s bid for the grand slam at the Masters will get underway alongside three-time champion Phil Mickelson and Ryan Moore. The world n(...)

Pádraig Harrington sounds the same in timbre but the tone appears different, one of a man who understands the value of pausing, however briefly, to ce(...)

Retief Goosen of South Africa tees off on the 14th hole during round one of the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club on February 19th, 2015 in Pacific Palisades, California. Photograoh: JD Cuban/Getty Images

Who says golf is a young man’s game? Not always, it would seem as Retief Goosen, who celebrated his 46th birthday two weeks ago, and Vijay Singh, an o(...)