Gavin Moynihan  carded a 67 as Ireland claimed a place in the quarter-finals of the European Amateur Team Championship in Finland. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland swept impressively into the quarter-finals of the European Amateur Team Championship in Finland and will today face the Germany for a place in(...)

Graeme McDowell plays his tee shot on the 11th hole  during the first round of the Irish Open at Fota Island. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Some golfers are superstitious, to the point of using a special coin as a ball marker or down to wearing specific coloured socks. The shoe is on th(...)

Dermot McElroy. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye

Two former Irish Amateur Open champions are included in the GUI’s four man selection for the Irish Open at Fota Island on June 19th. Robbie Cannon (Ba(...)

Ireland’s Gavin Moynihan watches his putt on the 16th green during yesterday afternoon singles matches in the Walker Cup. Photograph: Michael Cohen/Getty Images
USA maintain four point advantage
  • Golf
  • September 8, 2013, 12:11

The United States will take a 10-6 lead into the final 10 singles matches in the Walker Cup in New York after this morning’s foursomes finished 2-2.Th(...)

The Island’s Gavin Moynihan. Photograph: Pat Cashman
Irish duo named on Walker Cup team
  • Golf
  • August 19, 2013, 14:34

Irish duo Kevin Phelan and Gavin Moynihan have been selected on the Great Britain and Ireland team for the Walker Cup match against the USA being play(...)

Rory McNamara was once again a tower of strength for Ireland at the European Men’s Amateur Team Championship in Silkeborg, Denamrk. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland swept into the quarter-finals at Silkeborg in Denmark yesterday and will play seventh-placed qualifiers the Netherlands in the first matchpla(...)

Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry share a joke on the third tee during the first round of the Irish Open at Carton House.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling “a little lost” as he struggled to a first round of 74 in the Irish Open that left him eight shots off the lead and b(...)

Robbie Cannon: “I set myself the goal a few weeks ago to win a strokeplay championship and they don’t come much bigger than this.” Photograph: Inpho

No daggers drawn at dawn, this three-man duel fought out over the old links at Royal Dublin to decide the Irish Amateur Open last evening invol(...)

Gavin Moynihan:  is takes a short break from his studies in attempting to become the first player to retain the old trophy since Keith Nolan managed the feat in 1997. Photograph: Inpho

At last, it is time for the real thing; which will come as a blessed relief to those competitors who have sought to play practice rounds on the(...)

Rory McNamara: “No wonder we play six-hour rounds of golf when people can’t keep the ball on the green or get within 30 yards of the flag.”

Rosses Point bared its teeth in no uncertain terms as a tough course set-up, exacerbated by an Arctic-like east wind and a sub-zero w(...)