Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with the winners trophy after winning the final round of the 2015 Omega Dubai Desert Classic on February 1, 2015
Rory McIlroy named richest Irish sportsman
Ireland's richest sportsman is now world number one golfer Rory McIlroy, the 2015 Sunday Times Rich List reveals.
Wu Ashun of China lines up a putt during the day four of the Volvo China Open at Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club on April 26, 2015
Result: Wu Ashun wins China Open
Wu Ashun becomes the first Chinese player to win a European Tour event on home soil with a one-stroke victory at the China Open in Shanghai.
Jason Day of Australia tees off during practice ahead of the World Cup Of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course on November 18, 2013
Erik Compton, Jason Day share lead in Zurich Classic
Erik Compton and Jason Day share the lead in the middle of the third round of the Zurich Classic as rain affects the third day of the competition in New Orleans.
Alexander Levy in action during round two of the 2014 Volvo China Open on April 25, 2014
Four tied for China Open lead
France's Alexander Levy, Englishman David Howell and Chinese golfers Ashun Wu and Li Hao-tong are tied on eight-under-par at the end of the third round at the China Open.
Apr 25, 11:12
Hudson Swafford chips on to the 17th hole during round two of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana on April 24, 2015
Hudson Swafford in contention at Zurich Classic
Hudson Swafford and Boo Weekley lead after a rain-curtailed second day of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
Apr 24, 23:56
Julien Quesne of France tees off during the second round of the Volvo China Open golf tournament in Shanghai on April 24, 2015
Julien Quesne moves into lead in China
World number 217 Julien Quesne moves into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the China Open.
Apr 24, 14:06
Justin Rose of England hits a tee shot on the second hole during a practice round for the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club on February 12, 2014
Justin Rose laments "mad half-hour" in Zurich Classic
Justin Rose admits that a "mad half-hour" was costly on the opening day of the Zurich Classic.
Apr 24, 05:40
Brendon de Jonge of Zimbabwe plays a shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort Copperhead Course on March 13, 2015
Boo Weekley, Brendon de Jonge lead Zurich Classic
Boo Weekley and Brendon de Jonge shoot an eight-under 64 to take a share of the lead into day two of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana.
Apr 24, 00:46
Ian Poulter of Europe lines up a putt on the 13th green during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 26, 2014
Ian Poulter, Paul Casey to miss BMW PGA Championship
Ian Poulter and Paul Casey withdraw from next month's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Apr 23, 21:12
David Howell  in action during the final day of the during the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on September 29, 2013
David Howell in three-way tie for China Open following first-round 68
David Howell, Michael Hendry and Bradley Dredge share the clubhouse lead at the China Open following first-round 68s.
Apr 23, 15:07
U.S. Team Captain Fred Couples (R) walks with Brandt Snedeker up the 18th hole during the Day Four Singles Matches at the Muirfield Village Golf Club on October 6, 2013
Fred Couples eager to be named Ryder Cup captain in 2018
Fred Couples targets the 2018 Ryder Cup after losing out to Davis Love III in his bid to be named captain for next year's event.
Apr 23, 03:08
 Phil Mickelson in action on the 18th hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship on May 3, 2014
Former champion Phil Mickelson confirms Scottish Open participation
Former Scottish Open winner Phil Mickelson confirms that he will play in this year's tournament at Gullane Golf Club.
Apr 22, 14:54
Paula Creamer plays her third shot on the 14th hole during the third round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented By Hershey at Ko Olina Golf Club on April 17, 2015
Paula Creamer wants Augusta to host women's Masters
US Solheim Cup player Paula Creamer calls on Augusta National to host a women's Masters tournament after the men's event.
Apr 22, 14:04
Sir Nick Faldo of England lines up a putt during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015
Nick Faldo to play last Open at St Andrew's
Three-time champion Sir Nick Faldo reveals that he will take part in his final Open Championship later this year.
Apr 20, 18:41
Jim Furyk celebrates a third-round birdie on the 17th at Oak Hill during the US PGA Championship on August 10, 2013
Result: Jim Furyk ends four-year wait for title at RBC Heritage
Jim Furyk beats Kevin Kisner in a playoff to win his first title in four years at the RBC Heritage.
Apr 19, 23:00
Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand lines up a putt during the final round of the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club on April 19, 2015
Result: Kiradech Aphibarnrat beats Li Hao-tong in Shenzhen International playoff
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat beats Li Hao-tong in a playoff to win the inaugural Shenzhen International.
Apr 19, 10:28
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Erratic Troy Merritt retains lead ahead of final day at RBC Heritage
Troy Merritt shoots a third-round 69 to take a three-shot lead into the final day of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina.
Apr 18, 23:15
A general view of a golf ball sitting near a hole for the Michelob Championships at the Kingsmill Golf Course in Williamsburg
European Tour appoints new chief executive
The European Tour appoints Canadian businessman Keith Pelley as its new chief executive.
Apr 18, 15:24
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Kiradech Aphibarnrat opens up lead in Shenzhen
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat records a third-round 68 to open up a two-shot lead at the Shenzhen International.
Apr 18, 09:45
Jordan Spieth celebrates winning The Masters on April 12, 2015
Troy Merritt leads RBC Heritage after record-equalling 61
Troy Merritt takes the gloss off Jordan Spieth's second-round 62 at the RBC Heritage by shooting a 10-under 61 to take a four-shot lead in South Carolina.
Apr 18, 00:29