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Hugh Foley carded an opening 64 in the first qualifying round for the   South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahinch. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A little inspiration goes a long way and Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley admitted that caddying for the winner of the North motivated him to card an opening(...)

 Lahinch golf club in Co Clare. Torrential rain and flooded greens forced organisers to scrap the second qualifying round for the  South of Ireland Amateur Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

Torrential rain and flooded greens forced organisers to scrap the second qualifying round for the 117th South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahin(...)

Mark Power: “It was nice to have my first bogey-free round for a while, and to do it as a member of Lahinch is special.” Photograph: Pat Cashman

A zephyr breeze and blazing sunshine allowed the cream of Irish golf to blast birdies with gay abandon in the first qualifying round of the Pierse Mot(...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

Rowan Lester (Hermitage) and Pat Murray (Clontarf) during the last 16 of the South of Ireland at Lahinch Golf Club, Co. Clare, Ireland. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

They say happiness is a long walk with a putter but for Mallow’s James Sugrue it wasn’t just his touch on the greens that gave him his first major win(...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Rowan Lester: mastered the tough conditions in Lahinch to post a fine 72  in the first qualifying round.   Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Maybe it’s the fact that he now plays his golf in Jordan Spieth’s home state of Texas but there was something otherworldly about the resilience and m(...)

Conor Purcell is hoping to defend his South of Ireland Amateur Open title at Lahinch.

Defending champion Conor Purcell knows he may need a big week to hold on to his place in the Irish team as a high-quality field assembles for the firs(...)