Paul Dunne of Ireland tees off on the 10th hole during day one of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Golf Club in Malelane, South Africa. Photo: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Ireland’s Paul Dunne struggled to a one over par 73 on his debut as a full European Tour memeber at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. After(...)

Players walk off a tee box in the morning mist at the European Tour Qualifying School Final in Girona. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Peter Lawrie expelled from Tour School
  • Golf
  • November 16, 2015, 18:20

Peter Lawrie kept his pencil in his pocket yet drew line under his season when he refused to sign his card and disqualified himself from the Final Sta(...)

Ruaidhri McGee had a day to forget in Girona on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

Nowhere are the twin imposters of success and failure more in evidence than at the Final Stage of the Qualifying School where Rosapenna’s Ruaidhri McG(...)

Players warm up on the practise range before the first round of the European Tour Qualifying School Final at PGA Catalunya Resort on November 14, 2015 in Girona, Spain. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
McGee makes fast start in card bid
  • Golf
  • November 14, 2015, 19:44

Rosapenna’s Ruaidhri McGee got his bid for a European Tour card off to a sensational start on what was a good day for Paul Dunne, Damien McGrane and S(...)

Paul Dunne: “I don’t know if I will have any invites next year, not for definite, so I am just going to see how Q-School goes.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty

British Open Championship hero Paul Dunne refuses to dream of what might be as he joins another six Irishmen for the first round of the gruelling E(...)

What a chilling and abrupt landing it is for some of our Irish Walker Cup heroes who were riding high a couple of months ago?  Photo: David Cannon/Getty

I am getting a much clearer picture now, as winter struggles to settle in well into November, about why so many good golfers have chosen different (...)

Headfort’s Brian Casey was the joint winner of the European Tour second stage qualifier at Panoramica in Castellon.  Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Brian Casey continued his sensational form by carding a five-under-par round of 67 to finish as joint-winner at Panoramica and progress into the final(...)

Kevin Phelan had a fine start to the Hong Kong Open on Thursday morning - finishing among the group on four under, two off the lead, to keep his ho(...)

Ian Poulter celebrates with the Ryder Cup trophy after Europe won it at Gleneagles last year. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Ian Poulter is making a last-minute dash from Florida to Hong Kong in order to maintain his European Tour membership and remain eligible for next year(...)

Padraig Harrington will be there for the weekend in Portugal but he sits a long way off the lead. Photo: Luis Forra/PA

Castleknock’s Peter Lawrie looks to have missed out on regaining his European Tour card after shooting a second round 72 to miss the cut at th(...)