Alex Gleeson

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Robbie Cannon: “I even wrote down in my diary last night that I was going to win, I just had a really good feeling”

Balbriggan’s Robbie Cannon looks certain to clinch an international return after beating Eoin Leonard 2&1 to claim the AIG Irish Amateur Close at (...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

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 (...)

Tramore’s Robin Dawson with the Flogas Irish Amateur Open trophy at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Csahman

Good things come to those who wait and so it was for Tramore’s Robin Dawson, who bridged a five-year gap in his CV and survived no little back nine d(...)

Robin Dawson (Tramore) driving at the 18th tee during day one of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Tramore’s Robin Dawson took advantage of idyllic conditions to chisel out an impressive six-under-par 65 and lead the Flogas Irish Amateur Open at a s(...)

Alex Gleeson from Milltown GC, second in the recent West of Ireland Championship and second again at the European Nations championship at Real Club de Golf Sotogrande.

Gleeson second in Spain Alex Gleeson continued his excellent start to the season with a runner-up spot in the European Nations Championship at Real C(...)

Robert Brazil, of Naas Golf Club, celebrates his victory over Alex Gleeson in the final of  the West of Ireland Championship at Rosses’s Point.

Robert Brazill bravely matched Alex Gleeson’s 18th hole birdie to give Naas Golf Club its third West of Ireland Championship in just five years. The (...)

James Fox (Portmarnock): had  a brace of hard-fought 2 and 1 wins over Co Cavan’s Shane McDermott and Athlone’s Thomas O’Connor. Photograph: Inpho

Amateur golf might be the preserve of the young guns these days, but Portmarnock’s James Fox might just turn out to be the daddy in the West of Irelan(...)

Jin Young Ko from Korea celebrates with her trophy after winning the Australian Women’s Open golf tournament at the Kooyonga Golf Club, in Adelaide. Photo: David Mariuz/EPA

The contrast between the two couldn’t be more stark: the tears were already falling down Bubba Watson’s face before his caddie Ted Scott got to give h(...)

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