Sean Hession (Dundalk honorary secretary), Peter Kilcullen (Director Allianz), Criona O’Reilly (Dundalk lady captain)  and Patrick Davis (Dundalk captain) at the Allianz/Irish Times golf challenge at Malone Golf Club in Belfast. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The golfing gods looked after those who played in the most recent Allianz Irish Times Officers’ Challenge at Malone Golf Club in the Belfast suburbs. (...)

Peter Kilcullen, Allianz sales director  with Mike Burke, captain, Phyllis Lee, lady captain, and Tom Conlisk, president of the victorious Ballinrobe GC. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

It’s not just a marketing catch line, as those esteemed officers who competed in the Allianz Irish Times Officers’ Challenge at Galway Bay discovered.(...)

Sean McGrath, chief executive Allianz with the victorious Thurles team; Dave Crowley, president, Marian Finn, lady captain, and Joe Kerrigan, captain and  Philip Reid (The Irish Times) at the K Club . Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan.

There was a time when Mount Juliet was the centre of the golfing universe, back when Tiger Woods prowled its fairways with aplomb. For those competin(...)

Captain of Seapoint Peter Higgins. Photograph: Arthur Allison

A family of geese, a baker’s dozen of them, wandered across the 18th fairway of Malone Golf Club blissfully unaware of what was going on around them. (...)

Rob Reardon of Cork Golf Club plays to the green on the 16th. Photo: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

On the 11th hole of the wonderfully natural parkland terrain of Cork Golf Club, there’s a plaque beside what is known as “Seve’s Tree” – a Spanish che(...)