US president Barack Obama watches his putt on the first green during a round of golf at the Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.

It may well be holiday season in America, with temperatures rising on the north east coast, but it is not a good time to be seen on the golf course un(...)

 Rory McIlroy  reacts after winning the 96th US PGA Championship at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: EPA

In the darkness of Sunday night, after fulfilling the rituals that behold champions in signing flags and undergoing a stream of media commitments, Ror(...)

Rory McIlroy reacts to a birdie on the 13th green during the second round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

No let-up, no stopping. With each stride and each twirl of the club in self-admiration of another beautifully executed stroke, Rory McIlroy – who yest(...)

Pádraig Harrington was in Dublin yesterday to launch his exclusive range of golf apparel in association with Dunnes Stores. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The final door has been shut on Pádraig Harrington in his attempt to play in the upcoming US Open in North Carolina, after the three-time Major champ(...)

Graeme McDowell will tee off in Ontario today after his struggles at the recent British Open at  Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Nineteen Canadians will tee it up today to begin what is quickly becoming an Andy Murray-esque pursuit and become the first home-grown winner of the C(...)

Vijay Singh who was cleared of doping offences after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the deer antler spray the Fijian admitted to using was not “prohibited unless a positive test results”.

God, I’m sick of dope: not in a Cheech and Chong take-a-break-from-the-bong way: more a sporting angst sense. Everything’s dopey-this and dopey-tha(...)

Fiji’s Vijay Singh: withdrew from this week’s Wells Fargo Championship, citing a back injury.

The PGA Tour has cleared three-time major winner Vijay Singh of doping offences after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the deer antler s(...)

Greg Norman has called for blood testing to be introduced as part of anti-doping procedures in golf. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Former world number one Greg Norman has described golf’s anti-doping procedures as “disgraceful” and called for blood testing to be introduced (...)

Adam Scott of Australia (left) receives his green jacket from 2012 champion Bubba Watson. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Fate has a way of finding a favoured son, even if Adam Scott – who fulfilled his own destiny in finally winning a Major with his dramatic, nerves-o(...)

Rory McIlroy hits from a bunker  during a practice round for the Masters. The Augusta National chairman has announced changes to the tournament system for the first time in 50 years.  Photograph:  Brian Snyder/Reuters

More players will make the halfway cut in the Masters this year after Augusta National chairman Billy Payne announced changes to the system use(...)