Louis Oosthuizen

Lowry — three back — excited to embrace his US Open fate: "What will be, will be"

Shane Lowry is like a kid in a sweet shop at Chambers Bay and while he has just two wins on his CV and only one as a professional, he can give himself a shot at golfing immortality on Sunday.

Lowry — three back — excited to embrace his US Open fate: "What will be, will be"

Harrington putts his way back into Top 50

Louis Oosthuizen moved to a career high of world No 4 thanks to his win in the 2012 Volvo Golf Champions. Picture courtesy of Getty ImagesPadraig Harrington roared back into the world’s Top-50 after an 18-month absence but is was his putting that pleased him most as he captured fourth place in the Volvo Golf Champions.

McIlroy No 1 as Manassero triumphs in Singapore

Matteo Manassero kisses the Singapore Open trophy. Picture by Getty ImagesRory McIlroy finished third to clinch the Race to Dubai title as Matteo Manassero defied heat, humidity and fatigue to win the Barclays Singapore Open after a play-off with South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen.

McIlroy delivers Boston win to top FedEx race

Rory McIlroy captured his fifth PGA Tour win and his third of the season with a one-stroke victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. He’s also top of the FedEx Cup standings.Rory McIlroy survived a late scare to win the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston and move into pole position to snatch the $10m FedEx Cup bonus.

McIlroy resists Louis; Harrington and GMac struggle

Louis Oosthuizen and Rory McIlroy enjoy a joke. Rory McIlroy made six birdies in a 67 and was still made to feel like a man in reverse gear at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston.

Consistency is Hoey's bugbear

Fore left! Michael Hoey on the 16th tee during the opening round of the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, Malaysia. Photo Jenny Matthews/www.golffile.ieThe word “erratic” doesn’t apply when trying to describe Michael Hoey, winner of three European Tour events in the last 10 months.

Students of chaos theory would have a field day analysing the Belfast man’s form, which took another wild turn in Malaysia yesterday in his first outing since his victory in last month’s Trophee Hassan II.