Jordan Spieth of the United States and Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy will renew their friendly rivalry at the Abu Dhabi Championship.  Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty.

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Jordan Spieth finished 30 under par to win the Tournament of Champions by eight strokes. Photograph: Getty

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Jordan Spieth chips on to the eighth green  during the third round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club in Lahaina, Hawaii. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

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 Jordan Spieth tees off on the 18th hole during his second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club in Lahaina, Hawaii. Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

World number one Jordan Spieth delivered a putting masterclass on the way to a flawless nine-under-par 64 that took him four shots clear at the halfwa(...)

Padraig Harrington of Ireland tips his hat on the first tee during round one of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf Club. Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

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Pádraig Harrington: the 44-year-old is playing in the Hyundai Champion of Champions tournament, with just 32 players in the field, for the first time. Photo:  Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

Some six weeks on from undergoing keyhole surgery to rectify a knee injury which had troubled him through the latter part of last season, Pádraig Harr(...)

This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

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 Rory McIlroy lays his third shot on the par-five 18th hole during the third round of the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course  in Dubai. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

World number three Rory McIlroy tightened his grip on the Race to Dubai despite being frustrated by his lowest round ever at the DP World Tour Champio(...)

Rory McIlroy approaches the green after his third shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy remained in pole position to be crowned European number one for the third time in four years as former supermarket shelf-stacker Andy Sul(...)

Shane Lowry is one of the players who can still win the Race to Dubai ahead of Rory McIlroy. Photo: AP

Back in the day when the Race to Dubai was in its infancy, Colin Montgomerie - a man who had won eight Order of Merit titles on the PGA European Tour (...)