South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen  speaks with caddie Colin Byrne on the 16th tee during his first round of the  149th  Open Championship at Royal St George’s. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP via Getty Images

The figures back it up, without any argument. For a player of Louis Oosthuizen’s talent, mentally and physically, his coolness under pressure and his (...)

 Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau won’t play together over the opening two rounds of the US Open. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau will be on opposite sides of the draw at this week’s US Open as their simmering rivalry continues. A number of sp(...)

 James Sugrue:  former British Amateur champion will be making his third appearance on the Challenge Tour   at Portmarnock Links.  Photograph:  Luke Walker/Getty Images

It’ll all be staged behind closed doors away from prying eyes unfortunately, but the Irish Challenge at the Bernhard Langer-designed Portmarnock Links(...)

Will Zalatoris in action at the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas. Photograph: EPA

It’s been quite the ride for Will Zalatoris. He’s gone from being the guy with the weird name, or alternatively the doppelganger of the caddie from Ha(...)

Graeme McDowell plays a shot on the 16th hole during the final round of the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship in the Dominican Republic. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

All but one of the golden tickets to play in next week’s Masters tournament have been dispatched. So it is that those in the field for this week’s PGA(...)

Jordan Spieth  putting  on the seventh green during the final round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am   in  California.  Photograph: EPA/Michael Fiala

The secret isn’t ever revealed too easily, which is why Rory McIlroy – working on his swing plane – and Jordan Spieth, another working on the mechanic(...)