Shane Lowry will take home a Scotty Cameron Masters putter at the end of his week at Augusta National. Photograph:   Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Shane Lowry hasn’t got into the habit yet of accumulating golfing memorabilia to adorn the walls of his home. This is his fourth time to play in the (...)

Paul Dunne may not have putted the way he wanted in his semi-final loss to Ryan Fox at the ISPS Handa World Super 6s in Perth but at least he still had it. Photo: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Luckily for him, Paul Dunne has a habit of taking his putter with him – back to his hotel room, or rented house for some late-night practice – when on(...)

Lexi Thompson will again play in this week’s Shark Shootout. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Remember those times when Annika Sorenstam and Michelle Wie were marketed into competing against the men in regular PGA Tour events stateside? Well, y(...)

Rory McIlroy in action during the pro-am for the 2017 BMW South African Open Championship at The Glendower Golf Club. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

World number two Rory McIlroy begins the new year having not yet decided on what clubs he will play but insists the player rather than the equipment i(...)

The first hole marker at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, USA. Photograph: PA

13.35pm (Irish time) Speith and Reed v Stenson and Rose No surprise that Clarke should stick with the strong-arm pairing of Rose and Stenson who bond(...)

 Rory McIlroy after sinking his birdie putt on the fourth playoff hole, the 16th hole, to win the Tour Championship golf tournament at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: EPA

If the twirl of the club after executing a shot is the definitive tell-tale sign of Rory McIlroy’s brilliance, it is something unseen that really make(...)

Robert Streb ‘putts’ with his 56-degree wedge on the 17th during the final round of the Greenbrier Classic. Photograph: Darren Carroll/Getty Images

They say it all begins on the back nine in the final round of a golf championship. That’s when every shot really counts. It’s when your palms get swea(...)

Drivers The battle for the hearts and minds of minds of golfers is most heartily fought when it comes to the driver. There is something abo(...)

Adam Scott of Australia celebrates after he sinks a birdie putt on the 18th during the fourth round of the 77th Masters golf tournament at Augusta National. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

The issue of anchoring of belly- and long-putters – and the proposed banning of what Arnold Palmer calls “contraptions” – won’t go away, and Adam S(...)