Bob Rotella

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Ireland’s Seamus Power after winning the Barbasol Championship on the sixth playoff hole at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

An overnight sensation after years of trying to make it in the big time, Séamus Power’s journey has suddenly become a lot smoother: the 34-year-old Wa(...)

Rory McIlroy plays a shot from a bunker on the 17th hole during his practice round yesterday prior to the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course in South Carolina. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/PGA of America via Getty Images

Was there a fear factor exuded by Rory McIlroy back in 2012? Is it back? As Adam Scott recalled of the Northern Irishman’s dominant display of that ye(...)

 Rory McIlroy celebrates with caddie Harry Diamond after winning the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club on Sunday. Photograph: Jared C Tilton/Getty Images

Michael Jordan, the basketball legend, had his own take on that oft-used inspirational phrase. “There’s no ‘I’ in team,” he’d say, before adding: “But(...)

‘Effectively, wipe your mind of everything but where you want the ball to go,’ says Bob Rotella. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Dr Bob Rotella is prepared for almost everything. Global pandemics, life teachings and the game of golf. In fact, Rotella’s golf tips are more applica(...)

John Cooney in action against England during the Six Nations game against England at Twickenham. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

John Cooney has come to appreciate that incremental improvements must incorporate the mental as well as the physical in the pursuit of excellence. The(...)

John Cooney at an Ireland training session at Carton House. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A book on John Charles McQuaid is where this John Cooney interview begins. Published in 1999, the Ruler of Catholic Ireland written by the Ulster scru(...)

 Rory McIlroy  Ireland walks with caddie Harry Diamond during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. Photo:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The numbers game, add them up and all those digits can mean so many different things; just manipulated into whatever you want them to mean. Rory McI(...)

Richard Branson arrives by Tesla at Powerscourt Estate, having taken a helicopter to the Co Wicklow venue from Dublin city centre. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

When presenter Síle Seoige introduced Ultimo bra entrepreneur Michelle Mone onstage at the Pendulum Summit on Wednesday, the Scottish businesswoman di(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  plays a shot from the rough on the sixth hole  at Royal Birkdale. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Johnny Miller tells a story about playing the last two rounds of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in 1976. The man who would sign his winner’s card (...)

 Pádraig Harrington shares a joke  with Danny Willett on the 18th green during the third round of the US PGA Championships at   Baltusrol Golf Club  in Springfield, New Jersey. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If sneaking in under the radar required some sort of special permit, Pádraig Harrington discovered it here on moving day at the 98th US PGA Champions(...)

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