Paul Lawrie is in position to celebrate his return to the Ryder Cup with another victory today, as Nicolas Colsaerts fights "like a dog" to join him on the plane to Chicago.
Briton's move to the States is final push to emulate the likes of Els and Clarke
Defending champion admits to a year of difficulty but claims Lytham will suit him
Dubliner takes centre stage as Ulster trio drop out of running at Royal Portrush
Tiger Woods is back on the straight and narrow. He may not be winning this WGC Bridgestone Invitational, but the former world No 1 provided enough evidence here that this comeback will be rather more productive than the last.
First competitive round since April produces a 68 while Westwood has best day on greens in two years
When Darren Clarke stages his reunion with Tiger Woods here in the first two rounds of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, he would like to hear the cheers ring out for his friend and long-time rival. And his reasons are based on the personal as well as the professional.
Factory Yamaha rider Eugene Laverty will attempt to add to Northern Ireland's blossoming year of sporting successes at the British round of the World Superbike Championship at Silverstone this weekend.
The new Open champion Darren Clarke has reiterated his belief that Royal Portrush would be able to host the event. With Northern Ireland having produced three major winners in the last 13 months – Clarke joined Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy – the 42-year-old feels his home course would be the ideal venue if the Royal and Ancient were to look to capitalise on the current enthusiasm for the game in the country.
Psychological help and personal change enabled underachiever finally to realise his potential. James Corrigan reports
Darren Clarke fulfilled one dream by winning The Open, but he has two more - returning to the Ryder Cup side next year and then becoming Europe's captain at some point.
Most Open champions wake up the morning after the night before and realise it was not a dream.
Phil Mickelson's long-time caddie played a strong supporting role yesterday. 'Give yourself good thoughts, a good tempo,' he urged his boss
The Open champion kept the faith after the sport seemed to have left him behind
So much for having his best days behind him - Darren Clarke today became the oldest Open champion since 1967 and sparked yet another party across Northern Ireland.
Ulster anticipates another champion but Johnson and Co have other ideas