Roganstown golfer Cian Arthurs playing the north county Dublin course, host to the inaugural Irish Open for Golfers with a Disability in July. Photograph: EDGA

In another positive move for disabled golfers, the first ever Irish Open for Golfers with a Disability the first ever Irish Open for Golfers with a Di(...)

 Seamus Power of Ireland and his  caddie Simon Keelan. ‘Simon’s great . . .He knows the game. He’s been around a long time and he’s very, very good. He’s been a massive addition.’   Photograph:  Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

Séamus Power has attributed his onwards and upwards trajectory on the PGA Tour to having a strong Irish team around him, including fitness guru Mike C(...)

Maguire’s performance at the Solheim Cup was her standout moment of the year. Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

On the course, the mask is that of a silent assassin. Emotions are kept in check, the eyes more often than not hidden from view by the dark lens of he(...)

 Jonathan Caldwell  chips on the 13th hole during the third round of The Scandinavian Mixed at Vallda Golf & Country Club  in Gothenburg. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Bangor’s Jonathan Caldwell closed with two bogeys in his third round at the Scandinavian Mixed in Gothenburg but remains in contention going into the (...)

Sweden’s  Caroline Hedwall  hits a bunker shot on the sixth hole during the second round of the Scandinavian Mixed  at Vallda Golf & Country Club  in Gothenburg, Sweden. Photograph: Luke Walker/Getty Images

Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall fired a superb 64 to claim a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed in Gothenburg. Hosted b(...)

Ireland’s   CJ Stander embraces his wife, Jean-Marie,  at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin in November  2018. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

Something unusual happened this week. An athlete, central to his team and still performing at international level, chose to walk away from a sport he (...)

Max Homa  stands with the trophy and tournament host Tiger Woods after defeating Tony Finau of the United States  in a playoff to win The Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club  in Pacific Palisades, California. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow are among the young brigade who kick-start their season’s work at this week’s LPGA Tour stop at Lake Nona in Orland(...)

Annika Sörenstam and Gary Player received the American presidential medal of freedom from Donald Trump the day after the Capitol Hill riot. Photograph:  Michael Cohen/Getty Images

An unrepentant Annika Sörenstam has defended her right to receive the American presidential medal of freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony held a da(...)

 Tiger Woods listens while US president Donald Trump speaks during a presidential medal of freedom ceremony in the Rose Garden in  May, 2019. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Donald Trump has always placed substantial value on sports as an inextricable stripe of American life and bought in accordingly. He owned a team in th(...)

Bill Belichick will not accept the presidential medal of freedom from Donald Trump. Photograph: Adam Glanzman/Getty

Donald Trump has suffered yet another rebuke from a former ally with the New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, saying he will not accept th(...)

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