Rory McIlroy: will be hoping to bounce back to form in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Nobody’s pressing any panic buttons just yet, least of all the man himself, but – with the US Masters less than a month away – time is not Rory McIlro(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (R) reacts to a poor drive on the 12th tee. Photo:   David Cannon/Getty Images

A shake of the hand and a pat on the shoulder from Shane Lowry to Martin Kaymer demonstrated his magnanimity after losing out to the German in the fir(...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.  Photo: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

A common thread has emerged in recent weeks on the PGA Tour, which is all the more relevant in the run-up to next month’s US Masters. As if already (...)