Viktor Hovland:  “I just turned pro a month-and-a-half ago and we’re already talking about the Ryder Cup. That’s kind of surreal.”

Norway’s Viktor Hovland’s rocket-like start to his professional career has him dreaming of next year’s Ryder Cup, though first he has to become a memb(...)

Jack Nicklaus of the USA waves to the crowd as he stands on the Swilcan bridge in his last British Open. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty

“What would you like to know?” enquires a brisk voice on the phone – and it’s unmistakably his voice: plaintive and youthful, slightly gravelly and re(...)

Matthew Wolff reacts after an 18th hole eagle gave him a maiden PGA Tour victory in the 3M Open. Photograph: Craig Lassig/EPA

The whispers have become roars, for the word on the street was that Matthew Wolff - with his baseball-inspired, quirky swing - and Viktor Hovland were(...)

The Masters flag during the final round of the Masters in Augusta. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Spare a thought . . . Carrying weighty bags around the undulating terrain took a toll on a number of caddies, among them Kevin Kisner’s caddie Duane (...)

Rory McIlroy drives from the 18th tee  during a practice round for the  Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will be able to keep a keen eye on the progress of Masters rival Tiger Woods following the draw for the opening two rounds. Woods will t(...)

 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 (...)