At 40/1, Kylian Mbappé is more than a decent bet for this summer’s Golden Boot. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

In the darkest, nerdiest corners of professional gambling theory, they talk about the Green Lumbar Fallacy. The term apparently arose from a story abo(...)

Martin Kaymer believes the more experienced members of the European team will contest the foursomes as Hazeltine. Photograph: Getty

Europe will field six rookies in this month’s Ryder Cup against the United States but captain Darren Clarke may not pick many of the newcomers in the (...)

 Bubba Watson:  has arguably the best game tee-to-green with his monster drives giving him an edge on the field. Photo:  Harry How/Getty Images

In this week of weeks on tour, it is hard to find inner calm. But that is what all players want, so that their focus is on one thing: securing a gree(...)

Rickie Fowler produced two moments of magic to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday and climb to fourth in the world rankings. After complet(...)

 Simon Dyson putts on the third green during day two of the Portugal Masters. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

The Portugal Masters has been reduced to 54 holes after heavy rain caused lengthy delays in Vilamoura on Friday with only six players, including leade(...)

 Shane Lowry  watches his tee shot off the second  during the third round of the BMW International Open at Golf Club Gut Larchenhof  in Cologne. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Pablo Larrazabal continued his impressive form at the BMW International Open to open up a three-shot lead heading into the final day in Cologne.The Sp(...)

Michael Hoey’s round contained nine birdies. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Shane Lowry carded two birdies in his final three holes to card a four-under 68 on another day of low scoring at the BMW International Open in Cologne(...)

Rory McIlroy makes a putt on the 12th hole during day one of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

While Sergio Garcia labelled the rough as “dangerous” after struggling to a four-over-par 76, Rory McIlroy’s superb driving kept him out of trouble as(...)