Professional golfer Pádraig Harrington with Special Olympians Mark Claffey and Andrew Simington and  Phyl Kelleher, who will play with Andrew in the Alternate Shot event

Commitment, teamwork, courage and skilfulness will be what are required by Ireland’s Special Olympians when they walk out on a global stage at the Spe(...)

Majority votes from delegates this Saturday will see the end of two eras, with the GUI and the ILGU ceasing to be and, in their stead, a new governing body for golf in Ireland being formed. Photograph: Inpho

History beckons, truly. A process which has gone on longer than that Brexit mess across the water will reach - surely - its desired destination withou(...)

Valerie Hassett and Aedin McCarthy (joint team captains) with the Lahinch ladies team: Muiriosa Connolly, Sinead Sexton, Aideen Walsh, Aine Donegan, Niamh O’Dwyer, Sarah Cunningham, Olivia Lucas and Valerie Shannon after their victory in the final of the 2018 ILGU Irish Senior Cup at Knock Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

All-Ireland Senior Cup victory for Lahinch Lahinch are ILGU Irish Senior Cup Champions for the first time in the 126 years history of the club havin(...)

Maurice Kelly from Naas who won his fifth Irish Seniors Close Championship at Enniscrone. Photograph: Cashman Photography

Kelly claims fifth Irish Seniors Close title Maurice Kelly claimed his fifth Irish Seniors Close Championship at Enniscrone, finishing six shots clea(...)

Tramore’s Robin Dawson won the silver medal at the European Amateur Championship in the Netherlands when finishing second to Denmark’s Nicolai Hojgaard.

Dawson second in European Amateur Robin Dawson, the runner-up in last week’s Amateur Championship at Royal Aberdeen, finished tied for second place i(...)

John Murphy from Kinsale becomes the third Irish winner of the St Andrews Links Trophy following his playoff victory on the Old Course at St Andrews.

Murphy claims St Andrews Links Trophy in playoff Kinsale’s John Murphy holed the most important putt of his career to win the St Andrews Links Trophy(...)

Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty was the best of the Irish in the French Amateur championship at Chantilly.

Change of date for All-Ireland finals A clash with Féile 2018 The Trip to Tipp concerts in Thurles have forced the GUI to put back the AIG Cups and (...)

Beth Coulter from Kirkistown Castle, the runner-up in the inaugural R and A Under-16 Girls Open Championship at Fulford Golf Club in York.

Irish pair named on Curtis Cup team Two Irish players have been named in the Britain and Ireland Curtis Cup team to face the USA. Paula Grant from Li(...)

Fred Perry’s unexpected death at the age of 84 brings an end to five decades of unbroken tenure with the Golfing Union of Ireland. Photograph: Inpho

Sweden’s Kinhult takes second Spanish title Frida Kinhult, from Sweden, who beat Ireland’s Paula Grant in the last 16, won the Spanish women’s amateu(...)

Irish Boys Champion Mark Power who has been added to the GUI squad to compete in South Africa.

Power and Sugrue to make South African trip Following the withdrawal of Colm Campbell (injury) and Peter O’Keeffe (work commitments); Mark Power (Kil(...)

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