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 Andy Ogletree of the United States team plays his tee shot on the 14th hole in his match with John Augenstein against Euan Walker and Sandy Scott of the Great Britain and Ireland team during the morning foursomes matches on the final day of the 2019 Walker Cup. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Great Britain and Ireland captain Craig Watson admitted his side had been “outplayed” as the United States staged a superb fightback to retain the Wal(...)

Conor Purcell of the Great Britain and Ireland team plays his third shot on the 16th hole in his match with Alex Fitzpatrick against John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images
GB & Ireland take Walker Cup lead
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  • September 7, 2019, 19:28

England’s Alex Fitzpatrick led from the front by beating world number one Cole Hammer as Great Britain and Ireland claimed a two-point lead heading in(...)

James Sugrue is one of three Irish representatives in thie weekend’s Walker Cup. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

As we all know, there are no guarantees in life; and, in many ways, golf - and the travails of those who want to pursue professional careers - provide(...)

The European Tour are to implement a four-point plan to tackle slow play from next season. Photograph: Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

The PGA European Tour has adopted a no-holds-barred approach in its crackdown on slow play, with a four-point plan to be implemented from next season (...)

James Sugrue has been named in the Britain and Ireland squad for next month’s Walker Cup. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The Amateur champion James Sugrue is one of three Irish players selected in a 10-man Britain and Ireland squad for the forthcoming Walker Cup. The 22(...)

Hugh Foley carded an opening 64 in the first qualifying round for the   South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahinch. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A little inspiration goes a long way and Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley admitted that caddying for the winner of the North motivated him to card an opening(...)

Caolan Rafferty shot a round of 68 at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

You couldn’t really picture Caolan Rafferty as any version of Mr Angry. He goes about playing the game with a beautifully rhythmic swing and possesses(...)

Conor Purcell: faces a battle to make the top 64 and the matchplay stages following a 76 at The Island. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The 10th hole at The Island Golf Club, the superbly manicured links in Donabate which in the old days used to be reached by a boat across the estuary (...)

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(...)

“When we formulate the ideas around quantum gravity, in the form of mathematical theories, we are aiming to say something fundamental about the world, and not just our experience of it.”

Originally from Sicily, Daniele Oriti has spent the past decade at the Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam, Germany, working on quantum gravity, an i(...)

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