Ian Woosnam

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Of golf’s four Majors, the Masters is the only one to annually return to the same host course: Augusta National Golf Club. File photograph: Getty Images

As one of the four Majors in men’s professional golf, the Masters tournament is the baby, the whippersnapper of the lot. But it has made its own histo(...)

 Jon Rahm  celebrates with his wife Kelley Cahill after winning the Memorial Tournament to go to number one  in the world rankings. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

The swiftness of Jon Rahm’s journey to the world’s number one spot should ensure it is not a short stay. And the 25-year-old Spaniard won’t need to sw(...)

Victory in the Tour Championship helped Rory McIlroy’s return to world number one. Photograph: Kevin C. Cox/Getty

The vagaries of the world rankings aren’t lost on Rory McIlroy, who returned to top of the pile again without the need to swing a club. The weighted s(...)

Pádraig Harrington on the 14th tee during the second round of the British Open at in 2002. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

The legendary National Hunt jockey AP McCoy used to have a great quote about complacency. “There is no place for arrogance or complacency in racing be(...)

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open host Paul McGinley pictured beside the  The Rampant Goat bronze at Lahinch Golf Club, host of next week’s event. Photograph:   Brian Arthur

The symbol most associated with Lahinch Golf Club is that of the “Rampant Goat.” It is on the club crest, and a wonderfully crafted statue of the anim(...)

Nick Faldo places the Green Jacket onto Ian Woosnam in 1991. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

There comes a time when you have to stop and take stock. As I walked through the security gates into Augusta National Golf Club for the first time th(...)

Rory McIlroy during the second practice round at the 2018 Masters in Augusta. Photograph: PA

“When was your first Masters?” Normally, it’s a journalist who asks the questions. But when it comes to the Masters tournament, invariably you find y(...)

Padraig Harrington: ‘All monies I invested and received from [the fund]were tax compliant’. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Three-time Major winning golfer Pádraig Harrington has said his management company, IMG, set up the offshore fund that appears in the Panama Papers. (...)

In the leaked Mossack Fonseca files: golfer Pádraig Harrington, former U2 manager Paul McGuinness, accountant Aidan Phelan, businessman Oisin O’Buachalla, Irish biofuel businessman Bart Bonsall and developer Seán Mulryan

On Monday The Irish Times, in conjunction with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its international media partners,(...)

Rory McNamara, of Headfort Golf Club, plays this week in the Trophée Hassan II on the European Tour. Photo: Getty Images

Headfort’s Rory McNamara will tee it up at the Trophée Hassan II in Morocco this week after booking himself a place by winning the Tony Jacklin Class(...)

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