Jon Rahm: fired a sensational 64 in the third round of the Memorial Tournament  at Muirfield Village   in Dublin Ohio  before being forced to withdraw due to testing positive for Covid. Photograph:  Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR via Getty Images

Jon Rahm’s US Open preparations have been thrown into disarray after he was forced to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament after testing positive for(...)

Tiger Woods on the 10th  during a  Pro-Am before the  Memorial  Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.  Photograph: AP Photo/David Dermer

Tiger Woods admits he needs to learn to win again as he returns to the scene of one of the lowest points of his career this week. Woods has won the Me(...)

Shane Lowry’s  tied-15th place finish at Wentworth moved him up three places in the latest world rankings to 82nd. Photograph: Reuters

Shane Lowry’s decision to fly west rather than east, favouring the Memorial Tournament in Ohio on the PGA Tour this week over the Italian Open on the (...)

 Hideki Matsuyama: “Coming back to Muirfield Village, there are some special vibes here and hopefully that will encourage me to play much better.”  Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Six of the world’s top 10 are in the field for this weekend’s Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village, but world number two Rory McIlroy is absent wi(...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the Memorial Pro-am in Dublin, Ohio: “I never knew how much it meant to me to win at home until I actually did.” Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

World number three Rory McIlroy says his concerns about competing in the Olympics this year due to the ongoing threat of the Zika virus have eased. M(...)

Rory McIlroy keeps a close eye on his tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio yesterday.

The confident strut is well and truly back in Rory McIlroy’s step, even if – for a time during the opening round of the Memorial tournament at Muirfie(...)