Leader Ashleigh Buhai  plays her second shot on the 18th hole during day one of the  AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn Golf Club in Woburn, England. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

South African Ashleigh Buhai took the first-round lead at the Women’s British Open on Thursday as South Korea’s Ko Jin-young started well in a quest t(...)

South Korea’s Ko Jin-young  celebrates after victory in the Evian Championships. Photograph: Getty Images

Ko Jin-young won the Evian Championship by two strokes in France on Sunday, cementing her reputation as a player for the big occasions. South Korean(...)

 Olivia Mehaffey  drives from the third tee  f during the final round of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur at Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia. Photograph/Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Ally McDonald started the weekend as the highest LPGA nonwinner on the ANA Inspiration leader board. Could she become the second consecutive player, a(...)

Who will be jumping into the pond surrounding the 18th green, known as Champion’s Lake (or Poppie’s Pond) this year. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish from the off Who knows, maybe this time next year an Irish professional golfer will get to play in the first Major of the season? Nope, not the(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Amateur Leona Maguire of Ireland tees off on the 2nd hole during the third round of the Ricoh Women's British Open at Kingsbarns Golf Links. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Ireland’s Leona Maguire is well-set to retain her silver salvar for leading amateur at the Women’s British Open after a third round of 70 left her at (...)

Leona Maguire of Slieve Russell hits an approach shot during the final day of the Ladies British Open Amateur Championship at Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club. Photograph:  Richard Martin-Roberts/Getty Images

Predictions are best left to Nostradamus or those fortune tellers you find down sidestreets. Let’s just say that you don’t need a crystal ball or taro(...)

Leona Maguire in action during the  third round of the Women’s British Open at Woburn. Photograph:  Andrew Couldridge/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Irish amateur Leona Maguire fired herself up to 10th spot ahead of the final round of the Women’s British Open at Woburn, a third round of four-under (...)

Lydia Ko after her victory in the ANA Inspiration. Photograph: AP

England’s Charley Hull fell just short in her quest for her maiden major as she finished tied-second in the ANA Inspiration in California, one shot be(...)

Leona Maguire shot an opening round of 75 in the ANA Inspiration. Photograph: Getty

Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadows have both left themselves with considerable work to do if they want to make the cut at the ANA Inspiration. Magui(...)