Robin Dawson: Tramore man showed his class during the first round of the West of Ireland Championship at Rosses Point.  Photograph:  Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

Tramore’s Robin Dawson stamped his authority on the Radisson Blu-sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open when he fired a championship record equalling(...)

Barry Anderson beat Jack Pierse to win the West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship at Rosses Point.

Royal Dublin’s Barry Anderson produced a relentless performance from start to finish to beat Jack Pierse 3 and 2 and become the first Sligo-born winne(...)

Barry Anderson of Royal Dublin: faces a tough semi-final match against 21-year-old Newlands talent Jake Whelan. Photograph: Pat Cashman

The Corinthian spirit is clearly very much alive in Irish amateur golf after two accountants, a part-time post office worker and a dairy farmer battle(...)

Naas’ Conor O’Rourke went back to basics and fired a five-under-par 66 to snatch a two-stroke lead after the first qualifying round of the West of Ire(...)

Rory McNamara has been working hard on his game and having claimed the 36-hole Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup last weekend, he’s playing well enough to retain his West of Ireland Amateur Open title. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Rory McIlroy was the last player to successfully defend the title but Headfort’s Rory McNamara has the form and the pedigree to follow in some (...)