“I’ll be honest: wins are everything in golf. No-one plays to finish in the top-five, or to finish second or third. You would definitely swap a lot of good finishes for a win, so I think it has been a pretty successful year so far in that regards.” Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

I’ve seen quite a bit of the Atlantic Ocean these past couple of weeks, whether it has been standing on sand banks off Portugal or looking out from(...)

Paul Dunne is one of a record five Irish golfers selected for the 2015 Walker Cup team. Photograph: Getty

Five Irish golfers have been named in the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the USA at Royal Lytham & St Annes next month. (...)

Paul Dunne: Wayward driving, which saw him hit just three fairways out of 14, cost him dearly at Olympia Fields. Photograph: Getty Images.

Paul Dunne went down fighting in the quarter-finals of the US Amateur Championship last night when he fell 3&2 to US Walker Cup star Bryson DeCha(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne is through to the quarter-finas at the US Amateur Championships at Olympia Fields in Chicago. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Paul Dunne insisted he wasn’t surprised as he cruised into the quarter-finals of the US Amateur Championship in Chicago last night. The 22-year old, (...)

 Paul Dunne: will fly the flag for Ireland in the matchplay stages of the US Amateur Championship at Olympia Fields in Chicago. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty

Paul Dunne shook off the dogged American Robbie Ziegler on the 18th to move into the last 32 of the US Amateur Championship in Chicago last night. (...)

Paul Dunne of Ireland remains in contention at the US Amateur Championships. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Paul Dunne battled food poisoning and exhaustion to qualify for Wednesday’s first matchplay round of the weather-delayed US Amateur Championship bu(...)

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(...)

Paul Dunne: “I wasn’t hitting fairways at the start, but then I started hitting it well in the middle and gave myself some chances”

Notorious gangster Al Capone once shot himself in the left leg when he played one of his regular money matches at Olympia Fields near Chicago. (...)

The Irish team that will defend the Home International  title at Royal Portrush:  Front row: Rowan Lester, Colm Campbell, Tony Goode (team captain), Michael Connaughton (president, GUI), Dermot McElroy and John Ross Galbraith. Back row: Neil Manchip (National coach), Stuart Grehan, Paul McBride, Colin Fairweather, Robin Dawson, Alex Gleeson, Gavin Moynihan and Jack Hume. Photograph: Pat Cashman.

Lurgan’s Niamh McSherry leads the Irish charge into the knock-out phase of the British Girls Open Amateur Championship at West Kilbride. A second succ(...)

Gary Hurley: finished one stroke behind the winner. Photograph: Tom Dulat/R&A via Getty Images

Gary Hurley had to settle for a European Amateur Championship silver medal for the second successive year at the weekend when he failed by a whisker t(...)