Schwartzel on a roll as he cruises to Joburg win

Charl Schwartzel won his second consecutive European Tour event with a six-stroke victory in the Joburg Open in Johannesburg yesterday.

Dyson triumph offers major reward

Englishman denies McIlroy to win Dunhill Links and raise hopes of Masters place

Harrington hits the drink to put Woods seven up

Irishman's triple bogey at the 16th lets in world No 1 for dramatic victory at Firestone

Horsey shows class on gallop to front

Perhaps this is why Rory McIlroy is so indifferent when it comes to team golf. One Sunday a former team-mate from his amateur days grabs the spotlight with the most unlikeliest of triumphs and the very next Thursday another goes and takes the headlines at the BMW PGA Championship. Team-mates, eh? Who needs 'em?

Darren Clarke: 'I'm working like a trouper. I'm far from done yet'

The Brian Viner Interview: He had to watch (from a bar) while golfers ranked above him contested the Masters, and next week he'll have to do the same during the Players Championship. But while he still enjoys a pint and cigar, Darren Clarke is determined to defy his doubters and rediscover past glories

Masters Diary: Sir Alex on hand to keep media off McIlroy's back

With clients in his agency of the calibre of Andrew Flintoff, Ernie Els, Lee Westwood, Darren Clarke and Michael Vaughan, there are few managers to whom Chubby Chandler should need to defer when it comes to handling sporting superstars. But clearly there is one. Step forward, Sir Alex Ferguson.

Majestic McIlroy has world at feet

Four-foot putt at the last gives 19-year-old first victory and lifts ranking to No 14

Olazabal given two weeks to decide on Ryder captaincy

Spaniard the front-runner to succeed Faldo as Tour looks for fast appointment

Adlington the new favourite to receive BBC honour

Rebecca Adlington is the new favourite to become the BBC Sports Personality of the Year after a flood of money continued to pour in at bookmakers across the country yesterday. The 19-year-old Olympic swimmer, who won two gold medals in Beijing, is now the odds-on favourite, at around 5-6, having displaced the long-time front-runner, Lewis Hamilton, now the second favourite at around 7-4.

The Hacker: I'd really like to improve but I can't remember how to do it

A few years ago I had a golfing lesson from Justin Rose, the affable and gifted Englishman who will surely win a major one day.

Montgomerie questions Faldo approach

He could have kept his thoughts to himself, he could have shared them only with other players, he could have waited.

James Lawton: Poulter repays Faldo’s gamble

There were moments yesterday when the captaincy of Europe was not the final glory of Nick Faldo's brilliant career but a late and deadly ambush of both his dreams and his reputation as a serious man of golf.

'I will bring flair and excitement,' claims Poulter

Justin Rose has issued a warning for all those who wish to see Ian Poulter fall on the seat on his famous pants here this week. "When Ian has a point to prove," he said, "he is in the habit of going out there and proving it." It was a big statement from a young Englishman who is not normally prone to hyperbole.

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