Walker Cup

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 Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain on the 16th tee during the second round of The Open de Espana at Club de Campo   in Madrid, Spain. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

It’s all about grabbing opportunities when they arise. Wil Besseling, a 35-year-old Dutchman who has navigated a route through mini- and development (...)

Danny Willett (left) and John Murphy watch a tee shot during day four of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews. Photo: Malcolm Mackenzie/PA Wire

John Murphy didn’t have to look too far to find inspiration as he negotiated the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links on Sunday in the company of D(...)

Hugh Foley carded an opening 64 in the first qualifying round for the   South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahinch. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A little inspiration goes a long way and Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley admitted that caddying for the winner of the North motivated him to card an opening(...)

 Bryson DeChambeau during the 2015 Walker Cup at Royal Lytham and St Annes. Photograph: Getty Images

The Walker Cup is a whole different world from the crazed atmosphere of the Ryder Cup. Yet, just for a moment, it is worth letting our minds drift bac(...)

Paul McBride hits out of a bunker on the ninth hole during his singles match defeat at the Walker Cup  at Los Angeles Country Club. Photograph: Mark J Terrill/AP

As thumping as Britain and Ireland’s loss – by 19-7 – was to the United States in the Walker Cup at Los Angeles Country Club (a future US Open site!)(...)

Nigel Edwards the victorious 2015 Britain and Ireland team captain poses with the Irish players - Paul Dunne, Cormac Sharvin, Gary Hurley, Gavin Moynihan and Jack Hume - at Royal Lytham & St Annes. Photograph: Getty Images

It is interesting to note that, even now, the home Twitter pages of Paul Dunne and Gary Hurley reflect a time when they weren’t playing for pay: in bo(...)

Stuart Grehan  bunkered at the 15th green during the final round of the 2017  Mullingar Scratch Trophy at Mullingar Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Tullamore’s Stuart Grehan confessed that hearing an inspirational speech from Paul McGinley on the importance of winning at home motivated him to ente(...)

Walker Cup hopeful Conor O’Rourke heads the Irish challenge at this year’s St Andrews Links Trophy.

Rafferty seventh in Lytham Trophy Caolan Rafferty from Dundalk finished tied for seventh place in the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham & St Annes as(...)

Paul McBride, a semi-finalist in the 2016 British Amateur, is in the initial Walker Cup squad. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Five Irish players – including Paul McBride, who is on scholarship to famed Wake Forest University – have been included in the initial 19-man Britain(...)

St Andrews Trophy match Tullamore and Maynooth University star Stuart Grehan has been selected alongside Jack Hume in the nine-man Britain and Irelan(...)

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