Galway’s Joe Lyons celebrates winning the AIG Senior Cup at Westport. Photograph: Pat Cashman
Galway take the Lyons share again
  • Golf
  • September 22, 2019, 17:36

When Joe Lyons joined Galway Golf Club in 2003 they didn’t possess an AIG Senior Cup title. Now they have won win six in the space of 14 years and tw(...)

 Robin Dawson: Tramore man is one of the favourites for the West of Ireland title. Photograph:  Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

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 Seán Flanagan claimed the silver medal for leading qualifier at the West of Ireland Amateur Open at Co Sligo after the second round of strokeplay was abandoned because of high winds. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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Stuart Grehan: “The key here is to hit the fairways.” Photograph: Pat Cashman

A stiff south wind gusting over 30mph proved to be no obstacle to Tullamore’s Stuart Grehan as he played smart golf to stay out of the deep rough an(...)

Winner Jamie Savage (Scotland) with the Irish Amateur Open Golf Championship trophy after his victory at The Royal Dublin Golf Club.  Photo:  Pat Cashman

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Shane Collins (Killorglin) driving on the 17th in the Jimmy Bruen Shield Final. Photograph: Cashman Photography

A human tide washed down the 18th fairway from green to tee. The crowed moved quickly to ensure it would make the putting surface on the 17th to form (...)