Sport Ian Poulter wants to finish the season with the Race to Dubai title to show he can succeed when chasing personal glory

Poulter has shone time and again in the Ryder Cup but he feels it's time he shows that success when chasing personal glory

Westwood's transformation down to hard work on and off the course

Englishman has become world's best golfer after improving his fitness which boosted his self-esteem, reports James Corrigan

How Louis, 'the uncut diamond', was polished in England

Major drought goes on for Westwood et al but at least the Open winner's game was honed on these shores

James Lawton: Champion discovers new belief to rewrite his modest portfolio

Whatever Oosthuizen lacks in flamboyance, he makes up for with his fighting qualities

Els and Garcia fail to make cut

Welshman Bradley Dredge leads the BMW International Open at the halfway stage, with star attractions Ernie Els and Sergio Garcia out of the event.

Del Moral profits while wind blows leaders off-course

Carlos Del Moral capitalised on other players' mistakes to seize an early second-round lead in the Estoril Open yesterday.

Return to Pebble Beach: How a decade has changed Tiger

Next week Woods plays the US Open course where 10 years ago he humbled a major field with fantasy golf. James Corrigan reports on his chances of a repeat performance

Khan drives on to victory as wheels come off Donald's BMW challenge

As a tale of the unexpected the BMW PGA Championship kept up the surprises right to the end. Teeing off seven strokes behind the overnight leader, Chris Wood, and more than an hour before the last pairing, perhaps only Simon Khan and his nearest and dearest believed he could win the flagship event of the European tour – but win the 37-year-old from Essex did.

Final hole makes a muppet of 'Gonzo'

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño three-putted the last at Pula in Majorca yesterday but home hopes still burn fiercely for a Spanish victory in today's final round. The mistake allowed Pelle Edberg of Sweden to catch "Gonzo" – the two are together on four-under par.

John Higgins: 'If snooker fails to grow it may not be here in 10 years'

The Brian Viner Interview: As he heads to the World Championships hoping to keep hold of the trophy, the Scot discusses stalkers, alcohol and how his sport must adapt to survive

Els holds nerve for second win in a row

South African scrambles for par on final two holes to prevail in storm-hit event

Els foiled in Florida as heavy weather sees play suspended

Ernie Els held a two-shot lead over Kevin Na when the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational was suspended by thunderstorms at Bay Hill in Florida last night.

Ernie Els: 'Maybe I was selfish to criticise timing of Tiger Woods'

No player has been more critical of Tiger Woods during his return to golf than Ernie Els, who said that Woods was being "selfish" by making his first public comments on the Friday of the Match Play Championship.

Tiger takes firm grip as comeback circus rolls in

If the apology by Tiger Woods in Florida today goes as advertised, he may find himself having to say sorry a second time. Nobody is sure exactly what he will say at the faux-baronial headquarters of the PGA Tour in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, but the event seems certain to irritate many.

Revitalised Donald rolls back years

Forgotten man of the English game shines at World Match Play Championship

Els falls apart to round off poor year while Martin strolls home

Spain's Pablo Martin took the second European Tour victory of his career when he defeated South African Charl Schwartzel by one stroke to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship here yesterday.

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