Ben Crenshaw

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Ian Holmes (Athlone) lining up his putt on the 13th green in the semi final of the Pierce Purcell Shield at the 2018 AIG Cups and Shields Finals at Thurles Golf Club today (04/10/2018). Picture by Pat Cashman

Two-time US Masters champion Ben Crenshaw once observed that “as a golfer you feel like you are perpetually on the rack in foursomes. Mentally it’s ve(...)

Team USA’s Tiger Woods with his Ryder Cup team mates during practice in Paris. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Woods caught out by baseball ruse What goes on behind closed doors usually stays behind closed doors . . . but Tiger Woods’s caddie Joe LaCava reveal(...)

 Phil Mickelson: “It is the best set-up I’ve seen for a US Open as long as I’ve played.” Photograph:   Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Phil Mickelson believes contending in the FedEx St Jude Classic will be the ideal preparation for his bid to make history at Shinnecock Hills next wee(...)

Pádraig Harrington tees off at 6.30pm Irish time. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The lowdown AT&T Byron Nelson Classic Purse: $7.7 million ($1.38 million to the winner) Where: Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, Texas The cour(...)

 Rory McIlory  checks his yardage book on the second hole during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

The caddie William Lanier was standing behind Augusta National’s 13th hole on Monday, scribbling in a notebook roughly the size of a kingsize candy ba(...)

Rickie Fowler was the last big name American to compete in the Irish Open at Royal County Down in 2015. Photo: Matt Mackey/Inpho

“Why,” the email from Philadelphia wondered, “...so few American players in the field?” The correspondent was of course referring to the DDF Irish O(...)

Shane Lowry failed to make the cut at Augusta. Photograph: Erik Lesser/Epa

1: There’s a touch of class about everything here, even if the weather contrived so that the azaleas weren’t blooming. It was particularly evident i(...)

Robert Streb ‘putts’ with his 56-degree wedge on the 17th during the final round of the Greenbrier Classic. Photograph: Darren Carroll/Getty Images

They say it all begins on the back nine in the final round of a golf championship. That’s when every shot really counts. It’s when your palms get swea(...)

Shane Lowry using a sand wedge to putt on the 13th green during the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

I had an interesting phone call on Friday evening last after that incident with the putter at Royal County Down. My coach, Neil Manchip, had walked ni(...)

Ernie Els: became interested in playing in the Irish Open having spoken to Rory McIlroy in the Middle East. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

As any advertiser will attest there is nothing like ‘restricted’ or ‘limited supply’ to get a potential audience’s attention. If you create a hint of (...)

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