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Captaincy could boost my form on the fairways: Darren Clarke
Captaincy could boost my form on the fairways: Darren Clarke

Darren Clarke, who has missed the cut in five of his last seven European Tour outings, is hoping last week`s decision to install him as Europe`s 2016 Ryder Cup captain can have a galvanising effect on his performances.

Be your own man, McGinley tells new Europe captain Clarke
Be your own man, McGinley tells new Europe captain Clarke

Paul McGinley has urged his Ryder Cup successor Darren Clarke to `be your own man` when he captains Europe at Hazeltine, Minnesota next year.

Darren Clarke appointed Europe's Ryder Cup captain
Darren Clarke appointed Europe's Ryder Cup captain

Darren Clarke will captain holders Europe in the 2016 Ryder Cup match against the United States at Hazeltine, Minnesota, tour officials announced on Wednesday.

Darren Clarke set to be named Europe's Ryder Cup captain
Darren Clarke set to be named Europe's Ryder Cup captain

It would be a major surprise if anyone but former British Open champion Darren Clarke was appointed Europe`s new Ryder Cup captain on Wednesday.

Davis Love to return as US Ryder Cup captain: Report
Davis Love to return as US Ryder Cup captain: Report

Davis Love, who captained the US Ryder Cup team that lost a 2012 heartbreaker at Medinah, will return to guide the Americans against Europe in 2016, Golf Channel reported Monday.

Captain Paul McGinley's Ryder Cup mementos stolen in US
Captain Paul McGinley's Ryder Cup mementos stolen in US

Thieves have broken into Paul McGinley`s car and stolen Ryder Cup mementos the triumphant 2014 captain was planning to auction for charity, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.

Ryder Cup duo Westwood, McDowell shine in Malaysia
Ryder Cup duo Westwood, McDowell shine in Malaysia

 Former world number one Lee Westwood made a good start to his Malaysian Open title defence on Thursday, sharing the first-round lead with Ryder Cup team mate Graeme McDowell on six-under-par 66.

Struggling Tiger Woods will be fine in the end, says Darren Clarke
Struggling Tiger Woods will be fine in the end, says Darren Clarke

People should not read too much into Tiger Woods’s disastrous performance at the Phoenix Open, according to his close friend and fellow former British Open champion Darren Clarke.

Rory McIlroy shoots 66 despite Dubai driving radar being off
Rory McIlroy shoots 66 despite Dubai driving radar being off

Rory McIlroy`s driving radar malfunctioned early in his opening round at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday but he showed why he is the world`s number one golfer by recovering to shoot a 66.

Darren Clarke vying with Miguel Jimenez for captain's role, say top duo
Darren Clarke vying with Miguel Jimenez for captain's role, say top duo

 The captain of the European side that will defend the Ryder Cup against the United States in Minnesota in 2016 will be Darren Clarke or Miguel Angel Jimenez, two stalwarts of the team said on Tuesday.

Rory McIlroy on board for potential history making season​
Rory McIlroy on board for potential history making season​

Rory McIlroy’s goals for 2015 are tucked away in his back pocket, scribbled on a boarding pass during a flight from Dublin to Dubai, and the world number one will not look at them again until his season is over in December. 

Ryder captain to be named inside six weeks: Paul McGinley
Ryder captain to be named inside six weeks: Paul McGinley

The captain of Europe`s 2016 Ryder Cup team will be decided by the middle of February, according to outgoing skipper Paul McGinley.

Yearender: 'Celtic Tiger' Rory McIlroy emerges dominant in 2014
Yearender: 'Celtic Tiger' Rory McIlroy emerges dominant in 2014

A year to forget for an injury-plagued Tiger Woods was savoured sweetly by Northern Ireland`s Rory McIlroy after the `Celtic Tiger` won two majors in 2014 to regain his status as the game`s leading player.

It took a year to get used to new golf clubs: Rory McIlroy
It took a year to get used to new golf clubs: Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy received plenty of criticism when he switched club manufacturers almost two years ago and he has now conceded that it took nearly 12 months to feel totally at ease with his new equipment.

Rory McIlroy named British Sports Journalists Association's Sportsman of the Year
Rory McIlroy named British Sports Journalists Association's Sportsman of the Year

Rory McIlroy, who won two majors and helped Europe retain the Ryder Cup in a stunning 2014, was named the British Sports Journalists Association’s Sportsman of the Year on Thursday.

Thanyakon Khrongpha outshines Ryder Cup headline acts in Thailand
Thanyakon Khrongpha outshines Ryder Cup headline acts in Thailand

Home favourite Thanyakon Khrongpha continued his strong form by upstaging the headline Ryder Cup acts to grab a share of the first round lead at the Asian Tour`s $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Thursday.

Rory McIlroy wins Golf Writers Trophy
Rory McIlroy wins Golf Writers Trophy

World number one Rory McIlroy has won the Golf Writers Trophy for the second time in three years after a season that saw him win two major championships and help Europe to Ryder Cup success.

Rory McIlroy wins Golf Writers Trophy after stunning season
Rory McIlroy wins Golf Writers Trophy after stunning season

 World number one Rory McIlroy has won the Golf Writers Trophy for the second time in three years after an impressive season saw him claim two major championships and play an influential role in Europe`s Ryder Cup victory.

Italy targets trio of major international events
Italy targets trio of major international events

Italy has set its sights on hosting three major international events -- golf`s Ryder Cup in 2022, the rugby World Cup in 2023 and the Olympic Games in 2024.

Felipe Aguilar sanctioned after club gaffe
Felipe Aguilar sanctioned after club gaffe

Chilean golfer Felipe Aguilar was hit with a four shot penalty following the completion of his second round in the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek on Saturday.