Danny Willett celebrates his victory in the  BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth with his wife Nicole and son Zachariah James. Photograph: Bradley Collyer/PA Wire

It felt appropriate for Danny Willett’s latest leap away from the doldrums to take place as the qualifying process started for Europe’s Ryder Cup team(...)

 Rory McIlroy chips on to the 18th during thre second round  of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club. Photograph: Bradley Collyer/PA Wire

It was always likely to come down to this. Rory McIlroy’s playing of the final two holes of the Wentworth west course in three over par on Thursday le(...)

Rory McIlroy  plays a shot from the bunker on the 18th hole during day three of the Omega European Masters. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Three late bogeys dropped Rory McIlroy to 11-under par but the Irish golfer remains just three shots off the lead with 18 holes to play at the Omega E(...)

 Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa drives on the 15th hole during the third round of the   Andalucia Masters at Valderrama. Photograph:  Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

Christiaan Bezuidenhout extended his lead to five shots heading into the final round of the Andalucia Masters but home favourite Jon Rahm played his w(...)

South Africa’s  Christiaan Bezuidenhout plays a bunker shot during the second round of the  Andalucia Masters at Valderamma. Photograph: A Carrasco Ragel/EPA

South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout will take a four-shot lead into the third round of the Andalucia Masters, but tournament host Sergio Garcia rem(...)

Spain’s  Sergio Garcia of Spain hits his second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters at  Valderrama. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia’s love affair with Valderrama shows no signs of abating after the tournament host made a flawless start to his bid for a fourth straight(...)

Germany’s  Martin Kaymer  lines up a putt on the 18th green during day two of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Martin Kaymer continued his recent encouraging form with a second-round 66 to open up a two-shot lead heading into the weekend on home soil at the BMW(...)

Ireland’s  Pádraig Harrington acknowledges the crowd on the 12th green during the first round of the  D+D REAL Czech Masters at Albatross Golf Resort  in Prague, Czech Republic. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Pádraig Harrington made an encouraging start to the Czech Masters in Prague on Thursday, carding a bogey-free six-under 66 to sit two shots off the le(...)

 Alvaro Quiros of Spain plays his third shot on the eighth  hole during the third round of the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam on April 21, 2018 in Rabat, Morocco. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Alvaro Quiros found a birdie at the last to retain the outright lead heading into the final round of the Hassan Trophy in Morocco. The big-hitting Sp(...)