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.

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.

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.

Padraig Harrington storms clear in Jakarta before rain halts play
Padraig Harrington storms clear in Jakarta before rain halts play

Ireland`s Padraig Harrington put himself in a strong position to end his four-year victory drought by opening up a five-shot lead with 23 holes of the Indonesia Open remaining after Saturday`s third round was cut short by poor weather.

On the comeback Tiger Woods has same expectations – to win
On the comeback Tiger Woods has same expectations – to win

Tiger Woods has not played competitively in nearly four months, but the injury plagued former world number one has not altered his mindset for this week`s Hero World Challenge event -- win.

Sergio Garcia hopeful Rory McIlroy can be reeled in for money list title
Sergio Garcia hopeful Rory McIlroy can be reeled in for money list title

Sergio Garcia has called Rory McIlroy`s year "extraordinary" but the Spaniard is clinging to the belief that he can prevent his Ryder Cup team mate from ending the season at the top of the European money list.

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy stuns Rickie Fowler
Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy stuns Rickie Fowler

Rory McIlroy put on a magnificent display to crush Rickie Fowler 5 and 4 in the standout attraction of the closing 12 singles matches at the Ryder Cup on Sunday.

Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter jump 2-up on US pair at Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter jump 2-up on US pair at Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy birdied the eighth and ninth holes to put himself and Ian Poulter 2-up over Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker at the turn in Saturday`s fourth Ryder Cup fourballs match.

Rickie Fowler hunts first Cup win but Rory McIlroy in his way
Rickie Fowler hunts first Cup win but Rory McIlroy in his way

Europe`s Rory McIlroy and American Rickie Fowler, two of golf`s top young stars, teed off against each other in Saturday`s fourth and final Ryder Cup morning fourballs match at Gleneagles.

Is the depth of PGA Tour talent stronger than ever?
Is the depth of PGA Tour talent stronger than ever?

It is often said that the depth of talent on the PGA Tour has become stronger than ever, but does this apparently widespread belief stand up to statistical analysis?

Tiger Woods expects ''very full'' schedule next season
Tiger Woods expects ''very full'' schedule next season

Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month`s PGA Championship but said on Monday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year.

FedExCup title the lure for Rory McIlroy, not $10 million
FedExCup title the lure for Rory McIlroy, not $10 million

While the prospect of earning a $10 million bonus after this week`s Tour Championship finale is tantalising, Rory McIlroy says he is much more motivated by the chance to win the PGA Tour`s FedExCup trophy for the first time.

''Worn down'' Jim Furyk stays consistent during golf's busy run
''Worn down'' Jim Furyk stays consistent during golf's busy run

Playing consistently good tournament golf has allowed "worn down" Jim Furyk to cut back on his practice time in a bid to conserve mental energy during the most hectic stretch of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season.

Rory McIlroy aiming to recharge batteries in preparation for Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy aiming to recharge batteries in preparation for Ryder Cup

Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has insisted that he is not yet ready for the Ryder Cup and he also does not has time to reflect on his sensational summer.

Tour Championship spots at stake in PGA playoffs
Tour Championship spots at stake in PGA playoffs

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy is among the leaders while Japan`s Hideki Matsuyama is on the bubble as the US PGA Tour season-ending playoffs reach a decisive moment at the BMW Championship.

Rory McIlroy has sights set on capping banner year in style
Rory McIlroy has sights set on capping banner year in style

World number one Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honours and the eye-popping $10 million bonus given to the playoff winner.

Jason Day finishes strong to share The Barclays lead

Jason Day, proud of how he handled his nerves, rebounded from a double-bogey at the 13th with three birdies in the last four holes to grab a share of the lead after the third round of The Barclays on Saturday.

Rory McIlroy struggles in opening round at The Barclays

Rory McIlroy`s bid for a career first FedExCup title got off to a rocky start on Thursday as he shot a three-over par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the four-event playoffs.

Bo Van Pelt leads Barclays` logjam, Rory McIlroy struggles

Bo Van Pelt chipped in for eagle at the par-five 17th hole for a 65 that pushed him past a crowd of eight players and into the first-round lead at The Barclays on a Thursday when Rory McIlroy played poorly.