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(...)

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 sun rises behind the R&A Clubhouse on the par four, 18th hole ‘Tom Morris’ on the Old Course at St Andrews. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

If ever you pay a visit to the graveyard up the town, the golfing history of St Andrews meets you at every turn. In the grounds of the old cathedral, (...)

Gavin Moynihan: faces Frenchman Alexandere Daydou for a place in the quarter-final at Carnoustie. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan faces Frenchman Alexandere Daydou at Carnoustie this morning for a place in the quarter-finals of the Amateur Championship. T(...)

The Island’s  Gavin Moynihan: had just one bogey – at the third – and then birdied four and seven on the way out in 36 and the 11th, 15th and 18th at  Carnoustie. Photograph: Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan swept into top gear at Carnoustie yesterday to storm into the knock-out stages of the British Amateur Championship. The Walke(...)

Jack Hume carded a 68 at Carnoustie to sit second out of a field of 288 players at the Royal and Ancient Amateur Championship in Scotland. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Naas Golf Club’s Jack Hume has carded the second best round of the day so far at the British Amateur Championship in Scotland to sit one shot behind s(...)

Ireland’s Gavin Moynihan watches his putt on the 16th green during yesterday afternoon singles matches in the Walker Cup. Photograph: Michael Cohen/Getty Images
USA maintain four point advantage
  • Golf
  • September 8, 2013, 12:11

The United States will take a 10-6 lead into the final 10 singles matches in the Walker Cup in New York after this morning’s foursomes finished 2-2.Th(...)

The Island’s Gavin Moynihan. Photograph: Pat Cashman
Irish duo named on Walker Cup team
  • Golf
  • August 19, 2013, 14:34

Irish duo Kevin Phelan and Gavin Moynihan have been selected on the Great Britain and Ireland team for the Walker Cup match against the USA being play(...)

Brian Casey (right), who took the Silver Medal at Royal Portrush.

It was another day of chaos in the Cathedral Eye Clinic North of Ireland Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush, as once again the sea mist drifted in(...)

Rory McNamara was the best of the Irish on day one of the European Amateur Team Championships at Silkeborg with an opening round 70. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland are in a strong position to claim a top flight spot at the European Amateur Team Championships, at Silkeborg in Denmark after a solid opening (...)

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