Home safe and sound: Wuffles made it back safely to Linda Malone and her daughter Aoife

Recently at my local bus stop there was a printed-out poster asking if anyone had seen a lost, forlorn-looking collie called Dionne. Dionne was a tim(...)

 Shane Lowry  stands with his caddie Dermot Byrne during the final round of the British Masters at Woburn Golf Club. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If a cold putter led to a large dose of frustration for Shane Lowry, there were still many positives for him to take away from a runner-up finish to M(...)

Shane Lowry  putts on the 10th green during the thrid round of the British Masters at Woburn Golf Club. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

A second consecutie 69 saw Shane Lowry remain in contention at the British Masters on Saturday. The Offaly man sits three shots behind joint leaders M(...)

Shane Lowry was yet to turn pro the last time the British Masters was played. Photograph: Getty

I was hanging out with a few of the other lads in the clubhouse at Woburn on Tuesday, a cup of coffee in hand, chatting and looking at the board on th(...)

Niall Kearney of Royal Dublin GC: shot a second round 66 to reach 13 under with 36 holes remaining at the Irish PGA Championship in Dundalk. Photograph: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

Defending champion Niall Kearney took a firm grip on proceedings at Dundalk GC yesterday, carding a second round 66 to reach 13 under with 36 holes re(...)

Bradley Dredge of Wales chips out of a bunker on the 18th hole on day two of the M2M Russian Open at Skolkovo Golf Club  in Moscow. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy closed with two bogeys to take the shine off his opening round at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston as he carded a one-under 70 in(...)

 Rory McIlroy   returns to action at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Where once it looked as if Rory McIlroy’s ownership of the world number one spot would be long-term, with the potential to rival the longevity of T(...)

 Rory McIlroy  tees off on the 9th hole during day one of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photo:  Warren Little/Getty Images

An Italian job of sorts was carried out on the West Course as Francesco Molinari stepped into Rory McIlroy’s spotlight. Just this once, it seemed, he (...)

 Michael McGeady has made it to   European Tour final qualfying after finishing in a tie for 12th spot at El Saler in Valencia. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Michael McGeady proved the only successful Irish entrant to make it through the second stage of European Tour qualifying in Spain on Monday.The Nort(...)

Niall Kearney is in a tie for sixth place at the European Tour’s second qualifying stage at Lumine Beach in Tarragona . Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Niall Kearney and Michael McGeady are best placed of the eight Irish golfers battling out for a place at European Tour final qualifying going into the(...)