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(...)

Gavin Moynihan from The Island GC is the only survivor from the 2013 Walker Cup team.

In years gone by, an old warhorse on the amateur circuit around Ireland would often give his opinion on how difficult it was to make a Walker Cup t(...)

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(...)

Irishman Paul Dunne: “the envy of the amateur golfing world”.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Perhaps the Silver Medal, as awarded to the leading amateur at the Open Championship, should be presented with a health warning. Just ask Justin Ros(...)

Greystones amateur Paul Dunne acknowledges the crowd on the 18th green during the final round of the British Open Championship at the Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland. Photograph: Getty Images

Their paths will meet again. As Zach Johnson claimed a Claret Jug in this 144th British Open championship, the sight of world number two Jordan Spie(...)

Paul Dunne’s challenge faded on the final day after a brilliant week at St Andrews. Photograph: Getty

So what did the amateur Paul Dunne learn on Monday on the Old Course at St Andrews? More than any semester at the University of Alabama or a lifetime (...)

Mary Lockhart, Jacinta Deane and Jo Cooney at Greystones Golf Clubwatch their clubmate amateur Paul Dunne competing in the British Open Golf Championship at St Andrews in Scotland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The meaning of the words “electric atmosphere” were aptly demonstrated this afternoon as a roar of pure joy ripped through the normally sedate surroun(...)

Ireland’s Gavin Moynihan watches his putt on the 16th green during yesterday afternoon singles matches in the Walker Cup. Photograph: Michael Cohen/Getty Images
USA maintain four point advantage
  • Golf
  • September 8, 2013, 12:11

The United States will take a 10-6 lead into the final 10 singles matches in the Walker Cup in New York after this morning’s foursomes finished 2-2.Th(...)