Actor James Garner playing  a shot during the hole-in shootout at the annual Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf event   in Ojai, California. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

On his final hole at the 1981 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, John Cook needed to make a par putt to snag a place in a play-off and a chance at his firs(...)

Patrick McLaughlin.  ““I honestly thought he had left Ireland behind and that he was going to make something of his life. Of course he had plenty of troubles here, but when he went abroad, I thought he was going to settle down.” Photograph: NW Newspix

The father of Enda McLaughlin has said he always thought his son would die in tragic circumstances. Patrick McLaughlin choked back tears yesterday a(...)