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Rory McIlroy was hit with a two-shot penalty for a rules infraction in the third round of the HSBC Golf Championship that dropped him into a tie for fourth place as Scotland’s Craig Lee installed himself at the top of the leaderboard.

Tiger is already at minus one as Americans land

The US team arrived yesterday at Cardiff Airport with wives and girlfriends, though Tiger Woods (far left) was notably alone as they posed for a team photograph.

Donald and Casey share the early lead after rounds of 66

Luke Donald and Paul Casey are even closer to a possible £7.2m jackpot – the richest prize in golf – this weekend after making superb starts to the Tour Championship in Atlanta yesterday.

Casey's late slump lets Johnson grab victory

Paul Casey added another disppointment to his recent tribulations as he followed Ryder Cup rejection by letting slip a three-shot lead to squander the chance of a second victory in the United States last night.

Hamilton's 67 exceeds his own expectations

Todd Hamilton shot a second round three-under 67 at the Dutch Open yesterday to move to seven under overall and put pressure on the first-round leader Nicolas Colsearts.

Tiger Woods among Ryder Cup wild cards

Tiger Woods is back in America's side for their defence of the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor on October 1-3.

'Ridiculous' US rule put to bed

The rule that cost Jim Furyk his place in the first of the FedEx Cup play-offs last week has been suspended for the rest of the US Tour season. Furyk slept in and missed his tee-off time in the pro-am on the eve of the Barclays in New Jersey and was disqualified from the event.

Montgomerie suffers yet more indignity to cap week of embarrassment

Just when the ridicule must have seemed almost unbearable, so yet more humiliation was piled upon Colin Montgomerie with the worst major performance of his career here yesterday.

Monty denies gossip is harming Ryder Cup plans

Europe captain repeatedly quizzed over rumours surrounding his private life on eve of USPGA

Woods in U-turn over Ryder Cup and claims signs of improvement

World No 1 now willing to accept captain's wild-card pick after being buoyed by working with new coach

'I don't want to play in Ryder Cup' admits Woods after latest disaster

Tiger remains world No 1 but traumatic year hits new low as he records the worst performance of his career

Tiger's tail placed firmly between legs

While Lee Westwood was landing in Britain yesterday nursing the calf injury which forced him to pull out of this week's USPGA Championship, Tiger Woods was still suffering his own agonies in Akron at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

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Montgomerie: struggling Tiger appears ‘mentally just not with it’

Colin Montgomerie yesterday described Tiger Woods as "mentally not with it" and intimated he was a doubt for the Ryder Cup and, as if to prove the opposing captain correct, the American proceeded to wander all over the Firestone property.

Woods' struggles lets in Mickelson

Just when Tiger Woods seems to have hit his lowest point so the ground opens and gobbles up a little bit more of this fallen idol. Yesterday's 74 in the opening round of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational puts both his world No 1 status and his Ryder Cup berth in perilous danger.

Finally, a chance to catch the mighty Tiger

Westwood can become World No 1 this week as Woods struggles to secure a Ryder Cup spot and play the family man
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