US golfer Phil Mickelson after winning the World Golf Championship in Mexico City. Photograph: Getty Images

Phil Mickelson ended a five-year victory drought as he sank a par putt on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Thomas at the WGC-Mexico Championsh(...)

 Shubhankar Sharma: takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the  of the WGC-Mexico Championship Championship at at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Photograph: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Phil Mickelson dismissed Shubhankar Sharma as a member of the media at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday, but the veteran American will not mist(...)

Paul Dunne: qualified for the no-cut, $10 million event  through his top-20 finish on last season’s European Tour order of merit. Photograph: Getty

Alone he stands, which is a sign of Paul Dunne’s progress up the professional rankings but, also, an indicator of the decline of others. No Shane L(...)

Shane Lowry  plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Sunday. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

A deadline of sorts is looming for Shane Lowry, who would need a top-two finish at this week’s PGA Tour event, the Genesis Open at Riviera, if he is t(...)

 Rory McIlroy:  “Every time I go to Muirfield now I won’t have a great taste in my mouth.” Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy has indicated he cannot easily forgive Muirfield members despite their belated vote to admit women members for the first time in the 273-(...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the Mexico Championship at Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City. Photograph: PA

The prospect of Rory McIlroy being restored as the top ranked golfer in the world by Monday morning is suddenly a live one. A stunning performance fr(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships Mexico Championship at Club De Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

The medical bulletin issued by Rory McIlroy was not as anticipated. Whereas understandable interest surrounded the state of the 27-year-old’s rib cage(...)