Day in the sun: Australian Jason Day won the Farmers Insurance Open after a six-hole playoff against Sweden's Alex Noren at Torrey Pines, San Diego.
In paradise: Lexi Thompson plays in strong winds at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic at the Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island.
Reach for the sky: A fit-again Rory McIlroy drives on the 18th hole Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club in practice for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the European Tour.
Look, no hands: McIlroy blew a two-shot lead to finish one behind China's Li Haotong in Dubai.
In the shade: Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello hides from the sun sun during January's Dubai Desert Classic.
Final stretch: England's Tommy Fleetwood fires towards the final green on his way to winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Sand man: World No.1 Dustin Johnson splashes out of a bunker during the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Taking a break: Spain's Jon Rahm (left) and Adam Hadwin of Canada wait on the sixth tee during the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge. Rahm went on to win a four-hole playoff against Andrew Landry for his second PGA Tour title. He also rose to world No. 2
Island green: Players putt on the 17th hole of the TPC Stadium course at PGA West in La Quinta, California during the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge on the PGA Tour.
United Europe: Captain Thomas Bjorn's European team beat the Asian team in the Ryder Cup-style EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.
W is for win: Although it didn't work for James Hahn (pictured), who lost a six-hole playoff to Patton Kizzire in the Sony Open in Hawaii.
Into the blue: Dustin Johnson fires one towards the 18th green at Kapalua with the island of Moloka'i in the background. The powerful world No. 1 won the event by eight shots.
All at sea: Japan's Hideki Matsuyama keeps his eye on the ball despite the sweeping sea views.
Guess who?: The mystery golfer is America's Kevin Chappell during the Sentry pro-am at Kapalua.
Wide open: Jonas Blixt tees off on the seventh on the Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club, Lahaina, Maui. The first event of the year on the PGA Tour was the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
New Year's heave: Golf in 2018 teed off in Hawaii where the views are always spectacular. Jon Rahm of Spain is poised to launch one into the blue.