Headfort’s Brian Casey was the joint winner of the European Tour second stage qualifier at Panoramica in Castellon.  Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Brian Casey continued his sensational form by carding a five-under-par round of 67 to finish as joint-winner at Panoramica and progress into the final(...)

 Paul Dunne carded a five-under-par 66 to move up the leaderboard at Lumine Golf & Beach Club in the second stage of European Tour qualifying school. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Paul Dunne put his slow start behind him at the second stage of European Tour qualifying school in Spain on Saturday with a five-under-par round of 66(...)

 Gavin Moynihan of The Island made a strong start to European Tour second stage qualifying at El Saler in Valencia. Photograph:   Jan Kruger/R&A Via Getty Images)

Walker Cup star Gavin Moynihan and Headfort’s Brian Casey shone brightest of the 12-strong Irish contingent on the opening day of the second stage of (...)

Gavin Moynihan is through to the second stage of the European Tour Q-School. Photograph: Inpho

Gavin Moynihan took an important first step towards earning a full tour card for 2016 when he emerged from Stage One of the European Tour qualifying a(...)

Michael McGeady of Ireland has moved into a tie for fifth in Tour qualifying in France. Photograph: Getty

Michael McGeady, a former winner on the Challenge Tour and winner of the Irish PGA Championship just two years ago, remains on course to emerge from E(...)

Ireland’s five Walker Cup winners Gavin Moynihan, Paul Dunne, Cormac Sharvin, Gary Hurley and Jack Hume with Britain and Ireland captain Nigel Edwards after their triumph at Royal Lytham & St Annes. Photograph: David Cannon/R&A/via Getty Images

One day you are playing golf for fun and the next you are playing for your living. So how is the transition and what does it mean for three of the (...)

Ireland’s five Walker Cup winners Gavin Moynihan, Paul Dunne, Cormac Sharvin, Gary Hurley and Jack Hume with Britain and Ireland captain Nigel Edwards after yesterday’s triumph at Royal Lytham. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images.

The image of US amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau, with his flat cap on his head and chest pumped out and striding the fairways as if born to the pla(...)

Britain and Ireland captain Nigel Edwards gives Paul Dunne a hug on the 18th as he secured the win over the USA during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Britain and Ireland regained the Walker Cup in comprehensive fashion at Royal Lytham on Sunday, securing the points required against the United States(...)

Jack Hume of Naas and The Island’s  Gavin Moynihan in action for Britain  and Ireland during day one of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

If past Ryder Cup captains have seen Graeme McDowell as their terrier-like player at the bottom of the order, then Gavin Moynihan is emerging as anoth(...)

Ireland’s Cormac Sharvin on the first green in the opening foursomes of the 2015 Walker Cup. Sharvin would partner Jack McDonald to a 5&4 win over Jordan Niebrugge and Robby Shelton. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

A wicked, swirling wind whipped across the old links here but didn’t hamper the British and Irish team in the first session - of foursomes - in the Wa(...)