Shane Lowry tees off in yesterday’s final round of BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in Virginia Water, England. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

(...) amateur champion and graduate of the Challenge Tour - went into the final round in a share of the lead(...)

The Business Romantic

(...) difference’ no longer matters.We are reminded here that the word ‘amateur’ – sometimes a term of abuse in a(...)

Isabella Holpfer (Austria) winner of the 2015 Irish Women’s Open Strokeplay Championship at Dún Laoghaire Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Dún Laoghaire Golf Club, home to the 2016 39th Curtis Cup Match was host to impressive golf over the course of the weekend for the Irish Women’s Open (...)

Byeong-Hun An of South Korea celebrates victory with his caddie on the 18th green during day 4 of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

(...) amateur champion and graduate of the Challenge Tour - went into the final round in a share of the lead(...)

Portobello Love: "Caught this chance moment on the canal beside Portobello. A moment of serenity among the madness of 100's of flapping pigeons." Photographer: Rose Paget.

(...) competition celebrates the great work done by keen amateur photographers throughout Ireland and beyond. The(...)

Lansdowne captain Ron Boucher leads the celebrations after victory over Clontarf in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Final at the  Aviva Stadium.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

(...) (rural/urban & elite/amateur) and what is subsequently the role of the pro game vis-à-vis the clubs(...)

Tracey Thorn: ‘I wanted to write about how complex it can be, and how singers can have such mixed feelings about that thing they do.’ Photograph: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Images

(...) to point out that even in pop singing – which is essentially amateur, in that there is no formal(...)

RTÉ has made basic errors and editorial misjudgments, argues David Blake Knox, the most blatant of which was the entry of Dustin the Turkey in 2008. What was apparently intended to show Europe that we did not take ourselves – or the contest – too seriously, backfired and became a national embarrassment. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) winner walks away with a million bucks. In the Eurovision, there is still some sense of an amateur(...)

(...) the home of a dedicated amateur gardener. That has paid off especially in the 77 ft long, 52 ft wide(...)

Residents look for their belongings among the rubble of their destroyed homes in Nepal after the recent earthquake. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images

(...) of thousands of amateur astronomers to map obscure corners of the universe since 2007. Hundreds of(...)