Cormac Sharvin is one of four Irish players eligible for the  US Amateur Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago next month. Photograph: Tony Marshall/R&A via Getty Images

Ireland will have four golfers eligible to compete in the US Amateur Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago next month. The top 50 p(...)

Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images. Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. “It is great to win this big one – a tournament every amateur international targets.”Photograph: Getty Images.

Cormac Sharvin continued his season of consistency when he lifted the English men’s open stroke-play title for the Brabazon Trophy over the Hollinwell(...)

Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images.

A stunning third round 67 shot Cormac Sharvin into a one-stroke lead at the Brabazon Trophy at Hollinwell in Nottingham and he today bids to become fi(...)

Gavin Moynihan: faces Frenchman Alexandere Daydou for a place in the quarter-final at Carnoustie. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan faces Frenchman Alexandere Daydou at Carnoustie this morning for a place in the quarter-finals of the Amateur Championship. T(...)

The Island’s  Gavin Moynihan: had just one bogey – at the third – and then birdied four and seven on the way out in 36 and the 11th, 15th and 18th at  Carnoustie. Photograph: Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan swept into top gear at Carnoustie yesterday to storm into the knock-out stages of the British Amateur Championship. The Walke(...)

Jack Hume was one over par after six holes in the first round, but moved up several gears  and recovered  with  three birdies and an eagle. Picture by Pat Cashman

Jack Hume leads the Irish charge going into the second and final qualifying round of the Amateur Championship in Scotland. The 20-year-old former Wes(...)

Jack Hume carded a 68 at Carnoustie to sit second out of a field of 288 players at the Royal and Ancient Amateur Championship in Scotland. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Naas Golf Club’s Jack Hume has carded the second best round of the day so far at the British Amateur Championship in Scotland to sit one shot behind s(...)

National coach of to the GUI, Neil Manchip, with former Irish Open winner Shane Lowry, who he coaches personally, at Carton House GC, Maynooth. Photograph: Getty.

The animation in tone and features when discussing golf brooks no argument about his inherent passion for the sport and his position therein. Neil Ma(...)

Raining champion: winner Stuart Grehan from Tullamore with his caddy Dan Reynolds. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Even veterans like two-time winner Declan Branigan agreed that the right decision had been made after torrential rain and southerly winds, forecast t(...)

 Gary Hurley in action during the  Irish Open  at Royal County Down. “I drove the ball very well but my iron play let me down.”  Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty

It was blue murder at Royal County Down, the colour that signifies bogeys on the giant scoreboard, dominating in the second round as it had on Thursda(...)