The second of a series of retrospectives in which we ask our correspondents to select the ups and downs, the best and worst, the heroes and villains of 2015 in their chosen fields
Angry opponents should realise that they benefit from her presence, even if it wasn’t her golf that earned American invitation to Dubai
Disappearance comes after presidential hopeful's comments on Muslims entering the US
Getting a Golf at the hire-car counter is like winning the lottery, whereas the new Astra is like winning £10
Does VW’s latest wagon really offer the best of all worlds? We find out
The historic club, regarded as the birthplace of the Ryder Cup, will charge existing members £100,000 to carry on playing
For sale, one five-year-old Ford Mondeo, low mileage, Sheffield. Matthew Fitzpatrick is a golfer going places after joining the ranks of English sporting millionaires with his maiden victory at the British Masters. The prize pot for winning at Woburn was half a million quid, which would buy a showroom full of Fords, and doubled his earnings in what has already been a successful debut season.
Fitzpatrick holds a share of the lead at the British Masters at Woburn after a second-day 69
COMMENT: The 14-time Major winner deserves to be venerated just as much as Jack Nicklaus for his career achievements, yet he is not loved
Who will be wearing the famous Green Jacket tonight?
The Northern Irishman struck a 63 in the opening round to put him nine under par
This is Dubai, and bling is back. If you want to get the attention of a millionaire golfer you have to go big. The Dubai Desert Classic has gone bigger than any tournament on earth with a record jackpot for a hole-in-one at the 17th, a cool $2.5 million (£1.5m). Even Rory McIlroy is interested.
Even their own coach says he would only wear them at ‘a bad-taste party’
Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday as Phil Mickelson imploded and a blunder by Rory McIlroy left him only able to claim a “moral victory” for the second time in three years.
This is a tale that, when told, seems to have been embellished by Hollywood. It’s a tale of tragedy and triumph, talent and dedication, love and loss, and it’s all true.
At sixteen the challenge is as much about earning life experience as anything else