John Paramor

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Shane Lowry bemoaned the decision of a rules official after the final round of the US PGA Championship at Bellerive. Photo: Brynn Anderson/AP Photo

Shane Lowry won’t have two rules officials on his Christmas card list after he was denied relief from a television tower on the 16th hole in his quest(...)

Shane Lowry: was the last Irish player to win the Irish Open when he triumphed at Baltray, while still an amateur,  in 2009. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The curse of slow play should be eradicated by the imposition of shot penalties, according to Shane Lowry, one of the speedier players in the sport, w(...)

 European Tour chief rules official John Paramor chats with Jordan Spieth  on the ninth hole during the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

One thing more tedious than slow play in golf is people who constantly drone on about the topic. Which is a shame; aside from broader issues of socie(...)

Paul Dunne shot an opening round 72 at the Australian PGA Championship. Photograph: Getty

Paul Dunne sits five shots off the lead of South Africa’s Zander Lombard following the opening round of the Australian PGA Championship. Greystones g(...)

 Graeme McDowell watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell insisted he would never consider not playing the Masters despite another frustrating experience at Augusta National.McDowell carded a (...)

Rory McIlroy plays his approach on the ninth hole during the third round. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Rory McIlroy was left to rue an incorrect drop early in his round today as it cost him two shots and second place at the Abu Dhabi Championship. McIlr(...)

 Sergio Garcia  hits a shot from the rough on the  10th hole  during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia said he was “disgusted” to be suspected of cheating after video footage emerged of a possible rules violation during his opening round o(...)

 Rory McIlroy is watched by Phil Mickelson as he plays his   second shot to the par-5 18th hole during the second round of the  Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Friday. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy had British Open champion Phil Mickelson reaching for the superlatives after storming into contention for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship(...)

 Rory McIlroy  drives  on the ninth hole during the third round of the BMW Masters at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai, China. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

American Luke Guthrie finally surrendered the outright lead at the BMW Masters on a day which saw one of his rivals disqualified before play began in (...)