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I think of this rivalry like the vicious killer clown in the horror movie IT. The clown is called Pennywise and he awakens from the underground world every 27 years to feed his need. The Tipperary-Galway rivalry was asleep since the late 80s. It’s now back in all its glory and hopefully it stays around for a while longer. There are too many good players for it to vanish underground. Photograph: Warner Bros/New Line Cinema

As I left Thurles on Sunday evening in the crisp darkness it felt like the weekend was summed up by a phrase that was in use elsewhere in the sporting(...)

 Dustin Johnson: his form over the past few months has been consistently impressive. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty

The Form Guy Dustin Johnson (Odds: 17/2) Johnson’s only setback of late has been contracting Covid-19 which forced him into isolation and a serious (...)

 A general view of the   12th green at Augusta National during the final round of the 2018 Masters. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Jim Nantz, the polished sports broadcaster, came up with the phrase, “A tradition unlike any other”. The words were coined to set the Masters apart. T(...)

Sky Sports Golf presenter, Sarah Stirk, during the third round of the Trophee du Hassan II at Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir, Morocco. Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images

Fate has a way of tossing you a curve ball and, for Sarah Stirk, who’d grown up dreaming of life as a professional tennis player, an injury in her lat(...)

There will be no patrons lining the fairways at Augusta National later this year. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

No spectators will be allowed at Augusta National for this year’s US Masters, tournament officials have announced. The championship was due to take p(...)

Rory McIlroy watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Florida on Sunday. Photograph: Phelan M Ebenhack/AP

A milestone of sorts, given he is just the third player in the history of the world rankings to reach three digits, but Rory McIlroy’s defence of the (...)

Rory McIlroy  playing  from the 17th tee during practice for the Players Championship at  Sawgrass, Florida. Photograph: Getty Images

It remains unlikely that Rory McIlroy has publicly articulated the exact scale of his disappointment when falling short at the Masters – and why would(...)

Tony Finau of the United States rolls his ankle as he celebrates his hole-in-one in Augusta. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Tony Finau is optimistic of making his Masters debut after he suffered a sickening injury during the pre-tournament par-three contest. Finau was runn(...)

Rory McIlroy during a practise round for the WGC Dell Technologies Matchplay at Austin Country Club in Texas. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

It was back in January, ahead of resuming his tournament schedule after a winter hiatus to allow his body recuperate, that Rory McIlroy suggested a wi(...)

Tiger Woods shrugs while responding to a reporter’s question during a news conference at the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill on Tuesday in Orlando. Photograph: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel

Tiger Woods insists enjoyment is still the primary aim of his latest comeback despite threatening to record his first victory in five years last week.(...)

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