Peter Lawrie missed out on his European Tour card by one shot after a closing 71 left him on six under at PGA Catalunya in Spain. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Peter Lawrie’s bid to win back his European Tour card agonisingly came up short by just one stroke on the final day of Tour School in Spain.The 40(...)

Former Spanish Open winner Peter Lawrie is this morning preparing himself for his most significant round of the year as he attempts to regain his Euro(...)

Peter lawrie is a shot off a Tour card heading into the final round of the European Tour qualifying school in Catalunya

Former Open de Espana winner Peter Lawrie is preparing himself for his most significant round of the year as he attempts to regain his European Tour (...)

Gareth Maybin remains in the hunt for a European Tour card after shooting an impressive five-under par 65 in Catalunya, despite making a double and triple-bogey

A MAKE-OR-BREAK 48 hours is in store for the four-strong Irish contingent who remain on course to earn European Tour cards as the final qualifying sch(...)

 Michael McGeady has made it to   European Tour final qualfying after finishing in a tie for 12th spot at El Saler in Valencia. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Michael McGeady proved the only successful Irish entrant to make it through the second stage of European Tour qualifying in Spain on Monday.The Nort(...)

Peter Lawrie, playing in Australia has lost his Tour card after a disappointing second round 77. The Irishman combined 152 puts him well outside the cut line. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Two Irish golfers have lost their Tour cards for next season. Peter Lawrie and Gareth Maybin fell short in Australia and will return to Qualifying Sch(...)

Anthony Wall of England and Oliver Goss of Australia walk past a group of ducks on day one of the 2014 Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Australia. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

The three Irish fighting for their Tour cards at the ISPS Handa Perth International have it all do after slow starts in Western Australia. With the l(...)

 Kevin Phelan: hoping to build on his third-place finish in the  Hong Kong Open – but he needs to finish in at least fourth place this week to retain his card. Photo:  Stanley Chou/Getty Images

It is the time of year when many players are forced to consider their futures on tour with the final showdown having started in Western Australia this(...)

Peter Lawrie needs to win in Perth to secure his Tour card. Photograph: Reuters
Irish trio up against it Down Under
  • Golf
  • October 20, 2014, 19:41

The numbers game is one which leaves absolutely no room to manoeuvre, which at least means Gareth Maybin, Kevin Phelan and Peter Lawrie – who, as thi(...)

Defending champion  David Lynn of England plays a chip shot on the 15th hole during the Portugal Masters ProAm held at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Course. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Defending champion David Lynn is looking for some inspiration as he returns to the scene of his last victory. Since winning the Portugal Masters at t(...)