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(...)

George Coetzee leads by a stroke in Pretoria. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty

George Coetzee fired a bogey-free 64 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Tshwane Open in Pretoria. The South African, who won this event (...)

 Alex Noren of Sweden is congratulated by compatriot Henrik Stenson after his victory in Sun City. Photograph: Getty

Sweden’s Alex Noren claimed an incredible fourth European Tour title in his past 11 events with a stunning final round in the Nedbank Golf Challenge. (...)

 Peter Lawrie is hoping to regain his European Tour card  at the Portugal Masters. Photo:   Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Peter Lawrie will go into this week’s Portugal Masters knowing that only strong finish - possibly in the top five - will see him avoid another trip to(...)

 Stephanie Meadow: will fly the flag for Ireland in the British Open at  Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Women’s British Open: When is a career Grand Slam not a Grand Slam? That is the question for world number one Inbee Park ahead of the Women’s Briti(...)