Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships Mexico Championship at Club De Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

The medical bulletin issued by Rory McIlroy was not as anticipated. Whereas understandable interest surrounded the state of the 27-year-old’s rib cage(...)

Rory McIlroy drives  on the 12th hole during the second round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club  in Carmel, Indiana. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

If Rory McIlroy is to secure back-to-back victories on the PGA Tour in his quest to augment his bank account by a $10 million bonus in the season-endi(...)

 A general view of the 17th green at TPC Sawgrass  in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

One of the strangest statistics in men’s professional golf is that no player from Sweden has ever won a Major championship. If, in recent years, it(...)

Rory McIlroy’s final day charge wasn’t quite enough in the Wells Fargo Championship. Photograph: Getty

A final round 66 was not enough for defending champion Rory McIlroy to win the Wells Fargo Championship, with America’s James Hahn prevailing after a (...)

 Jordan Spieth  hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the Shell Houston Open  in Humble, Texas. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Long-hitting Dustin Johnson, seeking his first PGA Tour victory of the season, stormed into contention for the Houston Open with a scintillating eagl(...)

  Sergio Garcia of Spain hits a drive  from 14th tee during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. Photograph:  Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia continued his serene progress on a turbulent day at the Deutsche Bank Championship as a six-under-par 65 put him two strokes clear head(...)