Cormac Sharvin has booked his place in the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Ireland’s Cormac Sharvin and Dermot McElroy are through to the final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School while Ruaidhrí McGee is close to boo(...)

Colin Fairweather:  led the Irish qualifiers for the next phase with a level-par 72 to finish tied for fifth on 284, four-under par. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Three Irish golfers made it through to the second stage of the European Tour qualifying school after top-20 finishes at Frilford Heath, Oxfordshire. (...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Rowan Lester: mastered the tough conditions in Lahinch to post a fine 72  in the first qualifying round.   Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Maybe it’s the fact that he now plays his golf in Jordan Spieth’s home state of Texas but there was something otherworldly about the resilience and m(...)

Robert Abernethy: young Dun Laoghaire member is through to the last 16 of the West of Ireland where he will meet Naas’s Robert Brazill.  Picture by Pat Cashman

Schoolboy Robert Abernethy was one of the unlikely heroes as a host of big guns were silenced and the West of Ireland Amateur Open was blown wide ope(...)

Alex Gleeson beat John-Ross Galbraith 2&1 to win the Irish Close at Ballyliffin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Castle’s Alex Gleeson shrugged off some late resistance from Whitehead’s John-Ross Galbraith to capture the AIG Irish Amateur Close title by 3 and 1 (...)

Gertie McMullen from The Island retained the Irish Senior Women’s Close title.

McMullen retains Irish Senior Women’s Close title Gertie McMullen from The Island retained the Irish Senior Women’s Close title after a 2and 1 win ov(...)

Tommy Quigley (centre) with his two sons Steve and Shane celebrate Thurles’ win in the Pierce Purcell Shield at the AIG Irish Cups and Shields Finals. Photograph: Pat Cashman

As battle-hardened as he has become, Colin Fairweather - the shamrock emblem on the side of his cap indicating proof of his status as a current Irish (...)

Joe Lyons: “Mullingar to me is one of the majors and I’d love to put my name on that trophy, that’s for sure.”

It might be eight years since Joe Lyons won “the West” but he’s still hungry for victories and admits he’ll be giving his all in search of the presti(...)

 Inbee Park of South Korea kisses the trophy following her victory during the final round of the British Open at Turnberry.  Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

There are two sure signs to look for when a golfer is succumbing to the pressure of a big occasion. The swing gets shorter and faster. And putts star(...)

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