Pádraig Harrington is in action at the Portugal Masters this week as he looks to get into the Race to Dubai top-50. Photograph: Tracy Wilcox/PGA TOUR via Getty Images

On the outside looking in, Pádraig Harrington at least has two attempts to break into the leading 50 players on the Race to Dubai standings who qualif(...)

Jeff Winther of Denmark plays a shot during a children’s  coaching event at  the Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria golf course in Quarteira. Photograph:   Harry Trump/Getty Images

The scene of the first 59 in European Tour history has become the last-chance saloon for players battling to keep their playing rights for next season(...)

Oliver Fisher during day two of the Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria golf course. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Someone, somewhere and some time had to do it. Who knew it would be Oliver Fisher? For almost half a century, the quest for a player on the PGA Europe(...)

Shane Lowry during the first round of the Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria golf course. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Shane Lowry is one shot off Australian Lucas Herbert’s lead in the Portugal Masters after a promising first round of 64 in Vilamoura. The Offaly nati(...)

Padraig Harrington of Ireland poses with the trophy and a bottle of beer following his victory at the Portugal Masters at Victoria Clube de Golfe. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Pádraig Harrington will have to rip up his intended late-year schedule after a stunning victory in the Portugal Masters earned him a cheque for €333,3(...)

Andy Sullivan is hoping to return to form in the Portugal Masters. Photograph: Getty

Andy Sullivan feels the Victoria Clube de Golfe in Vilamoura this week could offer up another chance of some low scoring as he prepares to defend his (...)

Paul Dunne of Ireland hits his tee-shot on the 13th hole during the first round of the Portugal Masters at Oceanico Victoria Golf Club in Albufeira, Portugal. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Damien McGrane heads the Irish challenge after the first round of the Portugal Masters in Vilamoura but the real story lay much further down the leade(...)