Paul Dunne: produced an amazing display at the British Open where he was co-leader with a round to go.  Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Nigel Edwards won’t feel pressure when he sits down this weekend to draw up the Walker Cup team to face the USA. When the 10 names are announced on Mo(...)

Paul Dunne: “I wasn’t hitting fairways at the start, but then I started hitting it well in the middle and gave myself some chances”

Notorious gangster Al Capone once shot himself in the left leg when he played one of his regular money matches at Olympia Fields near Chicago. (...)

Sarah Helly  celebrates with the statue of Old Tom Morris after her victory in the 2015 Irish Women’s Close Amateur Championship. Picture: Pat Cashman

She was in tears that her parents missed her moment of glory but Enniscrone’s Sarah Helly paid them the greatest tribute possible by using her spar(...)

Brian Keogh: “If an opportunity comes along, at least take the time to consider it before you say No”

Brian Keogh has spent nearly 30 years teaching outdoor adventure sports and the last nine years running his own Wicklow-based business, Total Experien(...)

Brian Keogh: “It took about three months for the water to go down.”  Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

This year several severe storms hit parts of the west coast of the country. In some counties, such as Clare, the flooding caused by the heavy rain als(...)

 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland leads  The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort  in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy might have walked off last year but for much of yesterday it looked as though he was about to turn the Honda Classic into another (...)

The killer instinct is crucial in matchplay and Headfort’s Rory McNamara showed that he has it in spades when he put Muskerry’(...)

Tiger Woods celebrates after his two-stroke victory at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa  in Doral, Florida.

Tiger Woods closed the gap on number one Rory McIlroy at the top of the world rankings and shortened his odds as Masters favourite when he clai(...)