Cathal Butler

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Tullamore Golf Club is hosting this year’s Irish Close. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Just five strokes cover the top 31 on the leaderboard heading into Sunday’s final 36 holes of the AIG Irish Men’s Amateur Close at Tullamore Golf Club(...)

Alan Fahy (Dun Laoghaire) pitching to the sixth green during  his Irish Amateur Close   quarter-final victory over Eoin Murphy  at Ballybunion Golf Club. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Robert Brazill’s stock seven-iron soars 180 yards with ease but he’s loving being asked to drill it 110-yards into a 50kmph Ballybunion breeze as he s(...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Defending champion Dermot McElroy of Ballymena had comfortable wins over Stephen Healy and Dwayne Mallon. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Rory McIlroy’s presence looms large at Rosses Point but local boy Seán Flanagan is ready to step out of that shadow by becoming the first home winner(...)