Irish Open

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A view from the 1st tee towards the green on the 427 yards par 4, 8th hole ‘Portnahapple’ on the Strand Course at Portstewart Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open will return to Northern Ireland next year after Portstewart Golf Club was confirmed as the host venue. Hosted by the R(...)

Shane Lowry finished two over after the second round at The K Club - barely making the cut. Photograph: Inpho

There weren’t too many belly laughs around the course as the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open worked its way through a summer’s day borr(...)

 Alex Ferguson, Rory McIlroy and compere James Nesbitt on stage at “An Evening with Rory” at Dublin’s Convention Centre. Photograph: Maxwells

Before turning his attention to hosting this week’s Irish Open at the K Club and trying to justify his tag as favourite, Rory McIlroy had one last pi(...)

 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett arrives back in the UK wearing the famous green jacket at Manchester Airport. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Danny Willett’s ready to kick on and break up the ‘big three’, starting with his first appearance in Europe as Masters champion at the Dubai Duty Fre(...)

 Rory McIlroy will host the next three Irish Opens on behalf of his Rory Foundation. Photograph: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The once ailing tournament has found new life, for sure. From a point where the total purse in 2011 amounted to €1.5 million, next year’s Irish Ope(...)

Sam Barry from Limerick defeated Britain’s Julian Cash in the Irish Open at Fitzwilliam LTC. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Day Two at the FBD Men’s Irish Open was a happy one for the Irish as two players progressed to the quarter-finals of the singles event at Fitzwilli(...)

With joined-up thinking and a strong PR campaign, the narrative of the Irish Open changed entirely this year. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

Two anomalies have long existed in the upper echelons of golf. Firstly, of the four “world” golf championships – placed just under majors in apparent (...)

Darren Fichardt of South Africa hits his 2nd shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. “As much as they are loving coming here they are not exactly loving the conditions,” said Pádraig Harrington. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Some of the world’s great golfers who assembled at Royal County Down these past four days for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open are famous, if that is(...)

Francesco Molinari of Italy walks down the ninth hole with Shane Lowry during the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle, Co Down, yesterday. Lowry finished four over par, just inside cut. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

It may not rank with John McEnroe’s top 10 racquet smashes, but when Shane Lowry’s flashpoint arrived on the 12th hole yesterday, it almost drove him (...)

 Bernd Wiesberger of Austria (R) and Andy Sullivan of England feeling the chill during the second round at Royal County Down. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

They’ve a saying in these parts, that Slieve Donard has its feet in the sea and its head in the clouds. As a mountain it is “unmissable,” which is exa(...)

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