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(...)

 Rory McIlroy reacts after missing a short putt on the 18th green in the first round of the PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

On calm reflection, Rory McIlroy should be perfectly happy with his lowest career opening round at the PGA Championship at Wentworth. The Northern Iri(...)

Shane Lowry with Ross Fisher after his stunning 63. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

Spain’s Jon Rahm won the DP World Tour Championship as Justin Rose’s dramatic late collapse saw Tommy Fleetwood crowned European number one for the fi(...)

 Paul Dunne of Ireland looks on during the second round of the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club. Photograph:  Zhong Zhi/Getty Images

Paul Dunne hit a two-under 70 in the third round to move to four under par overall ahead of the final day at the Shenzhen International in China. Aus(...)

South Africa’s  Nic Henning  plays his second shot to  the 15th green during the first round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

South Africa’s Nic Henning claimed a narrow lead after the opening round of the Joburg Open as home players dominated the top of the leaderboard at Ro(...)