Jake Whelan

7 results

Ireland internationals Tiarnan McLarnon and John Murphy made their exit as the shocks continued in the Pierse Motors VW sponsored South of Ireland Ama(...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Barry Anderson beat Jack Pierse to win the West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship at Rosses Point.

Royal Dublin’s Barry Anderson produced a relentless performance from start to finish to beat Jack Pierse 3 and 2 and become the first Sligo-born winne(...)

Barry Anderson of Royal Dublin: faces a tough semi-final match against 21-year-old Newlands talent Jake Whelan. Photograph: Pat Cashman

The Corinthian spirit is clearly very much alive in Irish amateur golf after two accountants, a part-time post office worker and a dairy farmer battle(...)

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 (...)

Richard Knightly of Royal Dublin plays the fourth hole at the second round of the South of Ireland Open Championship at Lahinch Golf Club on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Arthur.

Elite amateur golf is game for full-time players these days but Newlands’ Jake Whelan proved that you can get a job and still deliver a first-class p(...)