Paul Dunne is one of a record five Irish golfers selected for the 2015 Walker Cup team. Photograph: Getty

Five Irish golfers have been named in the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the USA at Royal Lytham & St Annes next month. (...)

 Paul Dunne: will fly the flag for Ireland in the matchplay stages of the US Amateur Championship at Olympia Fields in Chicago. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty

Paul Dunne shook off the dogged American Robbie Ziegler on the 18th to move into the last 32 of the US Amateur Championship in Chicago last night. (...)

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. (...)

Rowan Lester: was in great form for Ireland against Wales as he trounced Richard James by 4&3  at Royal Portrush. Photo: Pat Cashman

Ireland face Scotland at Royal Portrush on Friday in a winner-takes-all battle as they bid to retain their Amateur Home International title fo(...)

The Irish team that will defend the Home International  title at Royal Portrush:  Front row: Rowan Lester, Colm Campbell, Tony Goode (team captain), Michael Connaughton (president, GUI), Dermot McElroy and John Ross Galbraith. Back row: Neil Manchip (National coach), Stuart Grehan, Paul McBride, Colin Fairweather, Robin Dawson, Alex Gleeson, Gavin Moynihan and Jack Hume. Photograph: Pat Cashman.

Lurgan’s Niamh McSherry leads the Irish charge into the knock-out phase of the British Girls Open Amateur Championship at West Kilbride. A second succ(...)

Gary Hurley: finished one stroke behind the winner. Photograph: Tom Dulat/R&A via Getty Images

Gary Hurley had to settle for a European Amateur Championship silver medal for the second successive year at the weekend when he failed by a whisker t(...)

Jack Hume of Naas is one shot off the lead at the European Individual Strokeplay Championship at the Penati Golf Club in Slovakia. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Ireland’s top amateur golfers continued to mount an impressive challenge at the European Individual Strokeplay Championship at the Penati Golf Club in(...)

 Cormac Sharvin: one of five Irish players on the 20-strong Walker Cup panel. Photo:  Tony Marshall/R&A/Getty

There must be something good going on in Irish amateur golf these days. Or perhaps it’s just a coincidence that there are five Irish golfers on the pr(...)

 Paul Dunne: produced a stunning performance at the British Open where he led heading into the final round.  Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Paul Dunne will be aiming to become the first Irishman since four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy in 2006 to win the European Amateur Championship whic(...)