Bobby Jones

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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 (...)

Tiger Woods celebrates his win at the 2019 Masters. The draw of his story has always been that his facility for the impossible continually breached the boundaries of our ordinary imaginations. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The two talking heads on CNN were split-screening on the future of the Republican party, point-scoring this way and that, pronouncing upon immigration(...)

Leona Maguire admits the highlight of her season was her top-five finish at the ISPS Handa Vic Open. Photograph: Jack Thomas/Getty Images

Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow will tee it up in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, one of the five Majors, at Aronimink Golf Club in Pennsylvania(...)

Of golf’s four Majors, the Masters is the only one to annually return to the same host course: Augusta National Golf Club. File photograph: Getty Images

As one of the four Majors in men’s professional golf, the Masters tournament is the baby, the whippersnapper of the lot. But it has made its own histo(...)

Seve Ballesteros with the Claret Jug after his 1984 Open win at St Andrews. Photograph: Getty

Crunch time should not be far away for the Open. The championship at Royal St George’s is one of the precious few remaining on Britain’s traditional s(...)

 Harvey Neville in action for the Manchester United Under-18s. Photograph: Getty Images

Phil Neville’s son Harvey and Borussia Monchengladbach’s Conor Noß have both been named in Tom Mohan’s under-19 Ireland squad for friendly games to be(...)

The 148th British Open takes place at Royal Portrush this week. Photograph: PA

A is for Albatross, that rarest of birds on a golf course. This is the 148th staging of the British Open and, to date, there have been only eight suc(...)

Jack Nicklaus of the USA waves to the crowd as he stands on the Swilcan bridge in his last British Open. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty

“What would you like to know?” enquires a brisk voice on the phone – and it’s unmistakably his voice: plaintive and youthful, slightly gravelly and re(...)

The British Amateur Championship  trophy. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

The next week or so provides the greatest contrast there is between those who have and those who want. The US Open at Pebble Beach at Pebble Beach has(...)

Ian Poulter retrieves his ball out of Rae’s Creek, the water hazard that winds through Amen Corner, lovingly named for John Rae, the Irish-born fur trader, slave owner, and convicted murderer. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

In an alternate universe somebody in CBS will grab hold of a microphone at Augusta sometime over the next four days and go completely rogue. Ditching(...)

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