Kevin Garside

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Rory McIlroy can’t believe it as he struggles through the second round, finishing on 78

BMW PGA Championship 2015: Missed cut gives jaded Rory McIlroy chance of a much-needed break

World No 1’s run of success ends with a horrible 78 but he gains a weekend off before Irish Open

Rory McIlroy

BMW PGA Championship 2015: Rory McIlroy battles to stay in control as tiredness bites

A record first-day crowd of 20,966 turned out to enjoy the glories of this English garden on a perfect day for golf

L to R: Paul Scholes, Rory McIlroy, Niall Horan and Phil Neville during the Pro-Am round at Wentworth

PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy returns to scene of last year's lift-off determined to soar

McIlroy joined Paul Scholes and Phil Neville for the preparatory Pro-Am

Promoter Kellie Maloney pays a visit to a boxing gym in Birmingham, the first she has made since a gender reassignment operation

Kellie Maloney interview: The boxing manager and promoter on her return to the sport after gender reassignment surgery

Kellie is determined to keep her former self firmly in the past

Luke Donald

Luke Donald admits slide threatens chances of Ryder Cup comeback

Donald is not certain of a place in the US Open

Rory McIlroy shows off the Wells Fargo Trophy, which he won by seven strokes at Quail Hollow on Sunday

PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy goes into tournament on the crest of a wave

'My game has never been in better shape'

Jan Farrell: 'Speed skiing starts at 120mph - anything less is just skiing'

British thrillseeker Farrell will on Monday bid to break the world indoor record

Javier Ballesteros dedicated his win to his father Seve

Never mind the sums, history and Seve Ballesteros' memory say Spain should get Ryder Cup in 2022

COMMENT: Ballesteros was the fairway Elvis who changed the face of golf in Europe, writes Kevin Garside

Lydia Ko, Charley Hull and Lexi Thompson leading golf's teenage rampage

Women’s golf is experiencing an unprecedented eruption of youthful brilliance on the fairways of the world. Kevin Garside marks your card about some of the leading lights

Surrey’s Kevin Pietersen walks off at the Oval after finishing on 355 not out
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