Cormac Sharvin shot a 66 on Saturday to remain firmly in the hunt in the Irish Open. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Robert Rock, one of golf’s old-timers in an age of young guns, almost touched history in his attempt to claim the European Tour’s second ever sub-60 r(...)

Zander Lombard has the halfway lead in the Irish Open at Lahinch. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

A grey, misty morning beckoned in a day of body surfing that wouldn’t have been out of place on the wild Atlantic waters over the fence. And while th(...)

Pádraig Harrington struggled to keep up the pace as he shot a second round of 73 at Lahinch. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Pádraig Harrington treated himself to a 99 ice cream cone after claiming the first round lead but felt he didn’t deserve any such treats after a secon(...)

Brooks Koepka and  caddie Ricky Elliott with  the Wanamaker Trophy  at the Bethpage Black course in New York. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka’s performances in the Majors, four wins in his last eight appearances, is all a bit mind-boggling...but the 29-year-old American – with (...)

Matt Wallace plays a shot during his second round in Southport. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

Matt Wallace is preaching patience and passing on post-round pizza as he looks to follow in the footsteps of Open champion Francesco Molinari. Less t(...)

 England’s Lee Westwood during the first round of the British Masters. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Matthew Jordan vowed not to get carried away by the prospect of winning £500,000 (€580,000) after making the most of a late tournament invite to card (...)

Will the 2019 US Masters live up to expectations with so many top players in form or will a dark horse steal in and take the green jacket? Photo: Getty Images

Here’s the thing about betting on the Masters: it is, by a long way, the most popular golf tournament anywhere for betting, it has the smallest field (...)

The World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play takes place at the  Austin Country Club in Texas. Photograph: Stan Badz/Getty Images

The Lowdown: WGC-Dell Technologies Matchplay Purse: €9 million (€1.5m to the winner) Where: Austin, Texas The course: The fingerprints of designer (...)

 Rory McIlroy acknowledges the crowd as he walks to the 18th green at  The Players Championship  at TPC Sawgrass  in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Photograph: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy’s Sunday drive at TPC Sawgrass was far from leisurely. He spent most of the final round of the Players Championship stuck in his lane in (...)

 Rory McIlroy  plays his shot from the eighth tee during the final round of The Players Championship on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass  in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

No luck of the Irish required, no rub of the green. In making it a St Patrick’s Day to remember, Rory McIlroy created all of his own good fortune with(...)

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