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Trainer Peter Casey with his wife Junie pictured at Punchestown in 2012. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jockey Andrew Lynch has paid tribute to trainer Peter Casey following his death at the age of 82. The Dubliner, who trained in Stamullen in Meath, sh(...)

 Rickie Fowler: “I just want to make sure the game continues to stay consistent. I want to keep it trending in the right direction, unlike last year.” Photograph: Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA

Rickie Fowler will attempt to bounce back from a disappointing end to his bid for a first Major title in the US Open in this week’s Quicken Loans Nati(...)

Thomas Pieters is one of six rookies in the Europe team for the Ryder Cup match against the USA in Minnesota. Photograph:  Tannen Maury/EPA

When the 41st Ryder Cup gets underway in Minnesota on Friday, Europe will face a situation they have seen only once since the event was expanded beyon(...)

 Bubba Watson  hits a shot out of Coffin bunker on the 8th hole during the first round of the British Open at Royal Troon. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

In Thursday’s first round of the 145th British Open, Bubba Watson’s tee shot landed in the Coffin bunker alongside the par-3 eighth hole at Royal Troo(...)

Dustin Johnson has the clubhouse lead at the US Open after a marathon Friday. Photograph: Getty

Lee Westwood was not the only Englishman in contention for a maiden major title as Andy Sullivan and Lee Slattery survived a 36-hole marathon in the U(...)

Rory McIlroy is aiming to be the first European winner of the Masters since 1999. Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy may have enhanced his chances of completing the career grand slam by opting out of the par-three contest, but the world number three stil(...)

St Nicholas Abbey in a driving finish, ridden by Joseph O’Brien, surges to the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf during the 2011 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs, Kentucky, in 2011. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

It is less than three years since Joseph O’Brien burst on to racing’s international stage with St Nicholas Abbey’s Breeders’ Cup success, the sound(...)

Rory McIlroy  throws his ball to the crowd after holing a birdie putt on the 18th green that secured him the  BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A week which began with personal heartache ended in professional triumph as Rory McIlroy came from seven shots behind to claim a remarkable victory in(...)

 Amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick of England (left) and Rory McIlroy  walk together during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

English amateur Matt Fitzpatrick has played down having to replace his caddie shortly before making his US Masters debut tomorrow. Fitzp(...)

Darren Clarke plays a shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The McGladrey Classic at Sea Island’s Seaside Course in  Georgia. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Americans Briny Baird and Brian Gay shared the early lead on the first day of The McGladrey Classic in Georgia, with sole Irish challenger Darren Cla(...)

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