The latest stories from the Golf section of the BBC Sport web site.
Updated: 52 min 18 sec ago
Dustin Johnson of the United States has ruled himself out of the Ryder Cup after deciding to take a break from golf.
Open champion Rory McIlroy is five shots off the lead after the first round at the Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
After the Senior Open, American golfing great Tom Watson tips Royal Porthcawl for golf's blue riband event, the Open.
Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood are among golf's big names needing to find form to make the Ryder Cup, says Iain Carter.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley withdraws from the US PGA Championship because of a shoulder injury.
South Africa's Tim Clark birdies five of the last eight holes at the Canadian Open to secure victory over Jim Furyk.
Bernhard Langer fires a final round of 67 to win his second Senior Open Championship by 13 stokes at Royal Porthcawl.
England's David Horsey beat Ireland's Damien McGrane in a play-off to win the Russian Open in Moscow on Sunday.