Erik Compton

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Tiger Woods reacts after chipping in for birdie on the 10th hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club  in Greensboro, North Carolina. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Tiger Woods roared back to form with a sparkling first round at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday. The former world number one needs to win this we(...)

Australia’s Robert Allenby fired his caddie mid-round after an argument during the first day of the Canadian Open. Photograph: Getty

Australian Robert Allenby had a day to forget as he fired his caddie mid-round then shot a nine-over 81 at the Canadian Open. The 44-year-old felt the(...)

Tiger Woods hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 115th US Open Championship at Chambers Bay. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Is this how it is going to be? In a throwback to the game’s origins, Erik Compton studiously worked out the best route to the hole. He was 60 yards (...)

Wu Ashun of China receives the golden jacket next to the trophy after winning the Volvo China Open  in Shanghai. Photo:  Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour event on home soil on Sunday as David Howell bogeyed the 72nd hole of the Volvo China (...)

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods tee off at 7.30pm on the final day of The Masters. Photogarph: Getty

The 2015 Masters may have belonged to Jordan Spieth so far but on Sunday evening the eyes of the world won’t be fixed on the 21-year-old Texan but th(...)

Phil Mickelson looks to be out of contention with a tightly packed leaderboard in the Humana Challenge. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Defending champion Patrick Reed stayed in the hunt on day three but the final round of the PGA Tour Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California was set (...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the Irisn Open at Fota Island: “He is a modern Irishman in the hopeless situation of publicly taking sides in a divide that, in truth, never existed in his modern Irish world.” Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

So finally he has come down off the fence and declared his allegiance to the auld sod. What a relief for us golfing Taigs to know that one of the best(...)

Erik Compton waves to the gallery after finishing on the 18th green during the final round of the US Open Championship at Pinehurst, North Carolina. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Six of the top 10 from last week’s US Open will contest the Travelers Championship in Connecticut this week, but most eyes will again be on joint runn(...)

Martin Kaymer of Germany celebrates with the trophy  after winning the US Open Championship at Pinehurst, North Carolina. Photo: Andrew Reddington/Getty

The show moves on, which is the way of the world in professional golf. Another week, another tour stop. Yet, as many players departed North Carolina (...)

Germany’s  Martin Kaymer  celebrates his eight-stroke victory on the 18th green after  the final round of the  US Open at Pinehurst  No. 2  in  North Carolina. Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

With an assassin’s demeanour, Martin Kaymer coolly and calmly completed the job at the 114th US Open at Pinehurst No. 2 where, under clear skies and f(...)

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