Paul Dunne of Ireland plays a shot during day one of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai. Photo: Karim Sahib/Getty Images

Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne boarded a plane in the early hours of Monday morning in Dubai heading for Melbourne, a flight of 13 hours, and a final trav(...)

England’s Oliver Wilson poses with the trophy after winning the Monaghan Irish Challenge at Concra Wood Golf Club in Castleblaney. Photograph: Luke Walker/Getty Images

Former Ryder Cup player Oliver Wilson moved closer to winning back his full European Tour card after claiming victory in the Monaghan Irish Challenge (...)

A group picture of the British team (starting with back row, left to right) Alf Padgham (selector), Arthur Lees, Jimmy Adams, Max Faulkner, Fred Daly, Dick Burton, Laurie Ayton, Arthur Havers (selector), Commander Charles Roe (PGA secretary) Sam King, Charlie Ward, Charles Whitcombe (non-playing captain), Ken Bousfield, Dai Rees, Arthur Lacey (chairman). Photo: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

It was Friday, September 9th 1949 when the SS Queen Elizabeth docked at Southampton and nine of the greatest golfers in the world disembarked alongsid(...)

Peter Kilcullen, Allianz sales director  with Mike Burke, captain, Phyllis Lee, lady captain, and Tom Conlisk, president of the victorious Ballinrobe GC. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

It’s not just a marketing catch line, as those esteemed officers who competed in the Allianz Irish Times Officers’ Challenge at Galway Bay discovered.(...)

Fred Perry’s unexpected death at the age of 84 brings an end to five decades of unbroken tenure with the Golfing Union of Ireland. Photograph: Inpho

Sweden’s Kinhult takes second Spanish title Frida Kinhult, from Sweden, who beat Ireland’s Paula Grant in the last 16, won the Spanish women’s amateu(...)

Ireland’s Leona Maguire during the Rio Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

So very quietly, an R&A commissioned review of the participation of women, girls’ and families in golf came our way the other day and, in a nutshe(...)

Narin and Portnoo is a ‘links as it used to be, raw and beautiful’. Photograph: Google

There’s a question that always seems to find its way in my direction whenever I’m covering a tournament in the United States: it could be from a volun(...)

Knightsbrook Hotel Spa & Golf Resort: profitable in 2015, but assets still fell €1 million short of liabilities

Nama is set to benefit from the near €20 million sale of Knightsbrook hotel and golf course to a group of Irish investors backed by the specialist len(...)

After winning the 2016 Irish Open, Rory McIlroy donated his €666,000 winnings back to his charity the Rory Foundation. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

I recently attended a gig at Hermitage Golf Club which impressed me no end. It was a version of Nine-and-Dine which is an increasingly popular concept(...)

 Brian Higgins (Allianz) and the winning Slieve Russell  team of Brendan Nelligan, Finola Doyle and George Donohoe. Photo: Daragh Small/Media West Ireland.

The golf course superintendent was out at 5.45am to make sure things were up to scratch and when he headed home around nine hours later everyone at Ga(...)

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