Curtis Cup

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Olivia Mehaffey on day one of the 2018 Curtis Cup at Quaker Ridge in Scarsdale, New York. Photograph: Getty Images

A dominant foursomes display put the United States ahead of the Britain and Ireland team at the Curtis Cup after Friday’s play. The US had a 2-1 lead(...)

Leona Maguire, and Charlotte Thomas fought back to claim a 4 and 2 win in the middle foursomes. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

A statement of intent from Britain and Ireland, for sure! In capturing the opening foursomes 2-1, the home side lay down a marker against favourites U(...)

Leona Maguire: was ranked world number one amateur for almost a full year before being overtaken by Curtis Cup rival, the USA’s Hannah O’Sullivan. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

An ironic twist, wouldn’t you think?, that – in the run-up to this 39th edition of the Curtis Cup – one of the courses sought out by the United States(...)

US Amateur champion  Hannah O’Sullivan is part of a young USA selection for June’s Curtis Cup match against Britain and Ireland  at Dún Laoghaire Golf Club. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

US Amateur champion Hannah O’Sullivan has been named in a very young America team for June’s Curtis Cup match against Britain and Ireland at Dún Laog(...)

 Olivia Mehaffey of team Europe plays a shot during the final day of the Junior Solheim Cup at St Leon-Rot Golf Club  in Sankt Leon-Rot, Germany. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

There is a vibrancy about Olivia Mehaffey that is both compelling and infectious. Still a teenager, but with a self-confidence – in the nicest way – t(...)

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(...)

Former professional golfer Danielle McVeigh. Of playing so well through her father’s illness and following his death, McVeigh now believes she “just blocked it out”. Photograph: Eric Luke

A lot has changed for Danielle McVeigh. Here she is, sitting at the back of a coffee shop on South William Street in Dublin’s city centre, a mug of co(...)

Stephanie Meadow smiles  on the second hole during the third round of the 69th US Women’s Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, North Carolina. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

On the third Sunday in June, history was made. As Martin Kaymer’s coronation as the new US Open champion was played out with all the assuredness of G(...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor (red) on her way to defeating Estelle Mossely of France to win the 2014 European Elite Women’s Championships 60kg final at the Polyvalent Arena, Bucharest, last month. photograph: Octavian Cocolos/Inpho

When Katie Taylor won a record-breaking sixth European title in the first week in June, we reckoned that was our judging job done for the month, it wa(...)

Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the 12th hole during her final round of the US Women’s Open at Pinehurst last month. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The other day Stephanie Meadow rolled in a par putt on the 18th green at Southport & Ainsdale in the final qualifying for the British Women’s Open(...)

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