Paul Dunne of Greystones is one of five Irish golfers  named in a 20-man Walker Cup squad for September’s match against the USA. Photograph:   Peter Byrne/PA

Five Irish golfers have been named in an initial 20-man Walker Cup squad for September’s clash against the USA at Royal Lytham & St Annes.Great Br(...)

Gary Hurley: had three birdies in the last six holes to help him to his second sub-70 round of the week. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Ireland are still in contention in the World Amateur Team Championship for the Eisenhower Trophy in Japan but have work to do over the next couple of (...)

Rory McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy on the Old Trafford pitch during half-time of Manchester United’s   Premier League match against Swansea City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy’s bucket list is getting smaller but one unfulfilled wish is to win the FedExCup Series and therefore be crowned the PGA Tour champion(...)

 Gavin Moynihan: got Ireland off to great start in the singles with victory over Ryan Evans. Photograph: Getty Images.

Ireland will today attempt to win their first European Amateur Team Championship for six years in Finland. They overwhelmed England 5-2 over the Vanaj(...)

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(...)