Gavin Moynihan holes the clinching putt on the 18th green in the final round of the 2015 Irish Amateur Open Championship at The Royal Dublin Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

He won by three shots in the end but there was a world of emotion bookended between the 400-yard drive and a six-foot putt that topped and tailed Gav(...)

Robin Dawson (Faithlegg) smiling despite the weather on the 13th fairway in the second round of the 2015 Irish Amateur Open Championship at The Royal Dublin Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

If the Walker Cup selectors are looking for hardy, weatherproof youngsters with the stubbornness of Seve and the recovery powers of Houdini, there (...)

Former winner Gavin Moynihan says he played the best he has in a while in his first round at the Irish Amateur Open. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Perhaps it was the surreal, dawn presence of a lone saxophonist, clearly dispatched to the farthest reaches of the Bull Island to practise his skills(...)

  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(...)