Ian Poulter has spoken of his relief at moving into an automatic berth for a Ryder Cup place, despite falling short of winning the US PGA Championship.
There can be few things in sport more delightful than emulating the performance of your boyhood idol. Rory McIlroy, throughout his youth, was in awe of Tiger Woods.
This was the day the Ocean Course bit back. Conditions on Kiawah Island were so favourable for the opening 18 holes of the 94th US PGA championship that they made a mockery of this venue's rating as one of the toughest in the country.
Seldom has a man of the match looked so glum.
'U-sain! U-sain! U-sain!" chanted the crowd, which seemed packed with a comical number of pasty Brits wearing Jamaican flags and facepaint.
Britain celebrated a remarkable double rowing gold on Saturday morning as the men's four and the women's lightweight double sculls raced to victory. However Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter had to settle for silver in the men's lightweight double sculls after Denmark edged them out in a thrilling finish.
The Olympic Tennis draw has now been released, with GB medal hopeful Andy Murray handed a first round tie against World Number 26, Stanislas Wawrinka.
The contingencies have been worked through, the infrastructure and facilities laid down.
England’s players have been urged to create memories which will last a lifetime when they kick off the Rugby World Cup this Friday.
Brown Panther, who gave Michael Owen, the former England striker, his first major win as a racehorse owner, was put down on Sunday after suffering an injury to a hind leg in the Irish St Leger at The Curragh, a race that he won easily in 2014.