Leona Maguire’s stock is rising as she delivers a series of impressive showings on tour. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty

While a limited amount of people are basking in the sunshine at Mount Juliet for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, you will be forgiven for not knowing (...)

 Nelly Korda of the US putts on the 14th hole during the third round of the  KPMG Women’s PGA Championship  at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Americans Nelly Korda and Lizette Salas shared a commanding five-shot lead after the third round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Atlanta Athle(...)

Leona Maguire of Ireland watches her putt on the fourth green during the third round of the Meijer LPGA Classic at the Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, Michigan, USA. Photograph: EPA

A genuine smile comes over Leona Maguire’s face at any suggestion that her onwards and upwards elevation on the LPGA Tour might be reaping unseen rewa(...)

Brooks Koepka will play in this week’s Masters less than three weeks after undergoing knee surgery. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

“If I knew I was going to finish second, I wouldn’t have shown up . . . I feel I can win. I’ll play, I’ll play, I’ll be all right.” So, just less tha(...)

Thailand’s Patty Tavatanakit  celebrates after winning the ANA Inspiration  at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. Photograph: Michael Owens/Getty Images

Stephanie Meadow’s stunning final round 67 for a total of six-under-par 282 in the ANA Inspiration lifted the 29-year-old Northern Irishwoman up to ti(...)

Patty Tavatanakit of Thailand and her caddie celebrate by taking the Poppie’s Pond leap after winning the ANA Inspiration at the Dinah Shore course at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. Photograph: Michael Owens/Getty Images

After going to bed with the lead for three straight nights, Patty Tavatanakit was never going to look back. Tavatanakit, the 21-year-old rookie from (...)

Stephanie Meadow opened her season with a 71 in Florida. Photograph: Vaughan Ridley/Getty

The contrast couldn’t have been more different for Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire as the two Irishwomen set out on their seasonal debuts on the LP(...)