World number one Justin Rose during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament at Torrey Pines in San Diego on Sunday.  Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP

“I’m not a politician, I’m a pro golfer,” said Justin Rose, the world number one, in vindicating his decision – and, by association, that of many othe(...)

Tiger Woods: seems to have overcome his injury problems and is ready to return to the PGA Tour this week. Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

This is where it gets real (again) for Tiger Woods. For those who indulged in a guessing game about where and when he would return to competitive act(...)

Justin Rose lost his lead of the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday. Photograph: AP

Justin Rose lost his lead of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines to Patrick Rodgers and Brandt Snedeker after a tough third round on Saturday. (...)

Tiger Woods during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Photograph: PA

What his blanket is to Linus Van Pelt, Torrey Pines Golf Course is to Tiger Woods. The North and South layouts have been quilted courses of calm for W(...)

 Paul Dunne in action during the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, California. Photograph: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

The little fist pump with his coach-cum-caddie Alan Murray on the 18th green as he completed his final round of the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open(...)

Paul Dunne finished with an impressive birdie-eagle in his second round in San Diego. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Paul Dunne, only playing in the field on the back of a sponsor’s invite, showed his quality with a birdie-eagle finish for a second round 71 for 140, (...)

Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne were in action at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, California on Friday. Photograph: Stan Badz/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Lowry recorded a solid no-frills second round 71 at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Friday. The Offalyman is currently sev(...)

Tiger Woods holds his back after playing his tee shot on the 15th hole of the north course during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Photograph: Donald Miralle/Getty Images

Tiger Woods’s indefinite break from golf will take in next week’s Honda Classic. The 39-year-old said last week that he was taking time out from the s(...)

Justin Rose: “I’m excited about the events I have coming up and I feel my game’s in a really good spot to sort of make a good run heading into Augusta.” Photo:  Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

As the two highest-ranked players in the field, England’s Justin Rose and Australian Jason Day are leading the charge on the American stranglehold of(...)