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 tees off on the 15th hole during day three of Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will go into the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic one shot off the lead after shooting a third-round 68 on Saturday. The No(...)

 Pádraig Harrington hits his second shot on the first hole during the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open at the Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort  in Antalya, Turkey. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

A blast from the past whistled through the pine trees as the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open brought a reminder of Pádraig Harrington’s prowe(...)

 Haydn Porteous of South Africa with his caddie after finishing his round on at the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club. Photograph: Getty Images

South Africa’s Haydn Porteous believes he has emerged from “a dark place” after claiming a share of the lead after the opening round of the Tshwane Op(...)

Spectators watch Paul Dunne of Ireland as he tees off on the 11th hole on the East Course during day four and the final round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

South African Haydn Porteous held his nerve for a bogey-free round of 69 to claim a maiden European Tour victory at the Joburg Open on Sunday. Irela(...)