Brooks Koepka

Shane OK in Farmers but wayward Padraig KO

Shane Lowry equalled is career low round on US soil to move into contention in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. But it was a day to forget for Padraig Harrington, who was in the top-five after an early chip-in for eagle before his long game woes led to a rash of dropped shots and he crashed to a 79 on the tough South Course to miss the cut by five strokes.

Shane OK in Farmers but wayward Padraig KO

Koepka wins as Lowry counts cost of two Turkish baths

Rory McIlroy unofficially captured the Race to Dubai as Shane Lowry imploded and American Brooks Koepka claimed his maiden European Tour win and a $1.1m payday in the Turkish Airlines Open.

Koepka wins as Lowry counts cost of two Turkish baths

Dunbar swallowed by the pack

Byeong-hun AnByeong-hun An shares the lead in the Scottish Hyrdo Challenge. Picture © Getty ImagesWhen you shoot 75 on the Challenge Tour, you can expect to get trampled in the stampede.

Devlin and Shaw making the right moves

Brooks Koepka with the trophy. Picture courtesy Fred Olsen Challenge de EspañaChris Devlin and Gareth Shaw will head for the Czech Republic with a spring in their step this week despite disappointing finishes in the Fred Olsen Challenge de España.

Positives for Irish despite lost weekend

Wonderful Getty Images picture of champion Brett Rumford (and his caddie) with the Volvo China Open volunteers. American Brooks Koepka won €25,600 as he romped to his second Challenge Tour title with a seven-shot victory in the Montecchia Golf Open presented by POLAROID.

But Rathmore’s Alan Dunbar can also be pretty pleased with his first tour cheque for the modest sum of €544 given the way he battled to make the cut in the weather-delayed second round on Saturday morning.