Players walk off a tee box in the morning mist at the European Tour Qualifying School Final in Girona. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Peter Lawrie expelled from Tour School
  • Golf
  • November 16, 2015, 18:20

Peter Lawrie kept his pencil in his pocket yet drew line under his season when he refused to sign his card and disqualified himself from the Final Sta(...)

Ruaidhri McGee had a day to forget in Girona on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

Nowhere are the twin imposters of success and failure more in evidence than at the Final Stage of the Qualifying School where Rosapenna’s Ruaidhri McG(...)

Players warm up on the practise range before the first round of the European Tour Qualifying School Final at PGA Catalunya Resort on November 14, 2015 in Girona, Spain. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
McGee makes fast start in card bid
  • Golf
  • November 14, 2015, 19:44

Rosapenna’s Ruaidhri McGee got his bid for a European Tour card off to a sensational start on what was a good day for Paul Dunne, Damien McGrane and S(...)

Paul Dunne: “I don’t know if I will have any invites next year, not for definite, so I am just going to see how Q-School goes.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty

British Open Championship hero Paul Dunne refuses to dream of what might be as he joins another six Irishmen for the first round of the gruelling E(...)

What a chilling and abrupt landing it is for some of our Irish Walker Cup heroes who were riding high a couple of months ago?  Photo: David Cannon/Getty

I am getting a much clearer picture now, as winter struggles to settle in well into November, about why so many good golfers have chosen different (...)

Headfort’s Brian Casey was the joint winner of the European Tour second stage qualifier at Panoramica in Castellon.  Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Brian Casey continued his sensational form by carding a five-under-par round of 67 to finish as joint-winner at Panoramica and progress into the final(...)

 Paul Dunne carded a five-under-par 66 to move up the leaderboard at Lumine Golf & Beach Club in the second stage of European Tour qualifying school. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Paul Dunne put his slow start behind him at the second stage of European Tour qualifying school in Spain on Saturday with a five-under-par round of 66(...)

 Gavin Moynihan of The Island made a strong start to European Tour second stage qualifying at El Saler in Valencia. Photograph:   Jan Kruger/R&A Via Getty Images)

Walker Cup star Gavin Moynihan and Headfort’s Brian Casey shone brightest of the 12-strong Irish contingent on the opening day of the second stage of (...)

 Gary Hurley in Walker Cup action: double-bogey on the 12th and back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16th brought him back to earth at The Roxburghe in Scotland. Photograph: Getty Images

Gary Hurley didn’t waste much time in getting a competitive card back into his hand, this time in his new status as a professional. The 22-year-old Wa(...)

Bradley Dredge of Wales chips out of a bunker on the 18th hole on day two of the M2M Russian Open at Skolkovo Golf Club  in Moscow. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy closed with two bogeys to take the shine off his opening round at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston as he carded a one-under 70 in(...)