Mallow’s James Sugrue signals with his driver on the eighth hole during the  British Amateur championship at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph:  R&A via Getty Images

If ever there was a sight to behold, it was of James Sugrue in mid-session during the two rounds he played in this 124th edition of the British Amateu(...)

Ronan Mullarney recovered to see off England’s Jake Bolton and progress in the British Amateur Championship. Photograph: R&A/Getty

If it were strokeplay, chances are that even Ronan Mullarney’s powers of recovery would have proven insufficient. In matchplay, though, things are dif(...)