Harrington on the second hole at Valderrama during the first round. Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images

Tournament host Sergio Garcia claimed a share of the lead after the first round of his belated title defence in the Andalucia Valderrama Masters. Gar(...)

Pádraig Harrington is looking to win on Spanish soil for a third time at this week’s  Andalucia Masters in Valderrama. Photograph:   Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington are in unusual positions heading into this week’s Andalucia Masters – hosted by US Masters champion Sergio Garcia –(...)

Paul Dunne enjoyed another solid day in the second round of the Italian Open. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty

England’s Matt Wallace and Australia’s Marcus Fraser are joint leaders on 13 under going into the weekend of the Italian Open. Wallace had a six-way (...)

Paul Dunne of Ireland tees off during the opening round of the Italian Open at Golf Club Milano - Parco Reale di Monza. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

A run of four birdies in a row on the back nine propelled Paul Dunne up the leaderboard at the Italian Open as his good form shows no sign of waning. (...)

Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry have had contrasting results on the greens as of late. Photo: Getty Images

Shane Lowry will be hoping his putter can be removed from the icebox it has found itself in over the last few weeks so that he can begin to put his go(...)

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy during day four of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews Old Course, Fife. Photo: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy has set his sights on becoming the best non-American golfer of all time and plans to return stronger than ever after completing an injury(...)

Paul Dunne plays his approach to the ninth at Kingsbarns on day three of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. Photo: Getty Images

Ireland’s Paul Dunne is in contention once again going into the final round at the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland, although he will have his w(...)

Paul Dunne of Ireland celebrates making a birdie on the 16th during day two of the  Alfred Dunhill Championship at Carnoustie. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Paul Dunne continued to glide along at the Dunhill Links Championship following up his opening round 67 at St Andrews with a four-under 68 over the to(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne hits a tee shot during the first round at the Dunhill Links Championship. Photo: Craig Brough/Reuters

Paul Dunne’s victory at the British Masters last week rescued what looked like it could be the first winless season in 23 years for Irish players on t(...)

Rory McIlroy  speaks at  a press conference for the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  in St Andrews. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy is looking to avoid a first season without a win since 2008 when he tees it up at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week. The N(...)