James Sugrue

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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(...)

 Tommy Fleetwood of England reacts after his birdie on the 18th at Royal Portrush. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The apocalyptic rainfall forecast hadn’t quite reached Royal Portrush by lunchtime on Friday, the early starters greeted with benign conditions, inter(...)

 Ireland’s James Sugrue during the first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. Photograph: Ian Walton/Reuters

There was no chance that British Amateur champion James Sugrue was going to miss his 4am alarm clock call to tee it up alongside Darren Clarke and Cha(...)

James Sugrue faces a battle to be fit for Thursday’s opening round of the British Open after suffering an insect bite. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

James Sugrue is battling an infected bite on his calf to be fit to tee off at the Open Championship on Thursday. The Amateur Championship winner will(...)

Darren Clarke will get the British Open underway on Thursday at Portrush. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Darren Clarke played a big part in the British Open’s return to his adopted home links, and the 2011 champion has been given the honour of hitting the(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s James Sugrue celebrates with the Amateur Championship trophy after victory at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph:   Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

James Sugrue is a big, strong man as he proved in the manner of his victory in the 124th British Amateur championship. First through strokeplay qualif(...)

Mallow’s James Sugrue  celebrates victory in the British Amateur Championship  at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph:  Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

James Sugrue punched his ticket to the big time – with exemptions into next month’s British Open at Royal Portrush, along with next year’s US Masters (...)

Cork golfer James Sugrue  progressed to the 36-holes British Amateur Championship final against Scotland’s Euan Walker. Photograph: Pat Cashman

An SOS call was put out for ropes to use for crowd control, such were the size of the galleries which descended on the famed north Dublin links of Por(...)

Mallow’s James Sugrue fist bumps his opponent David Micheluzzi of Australia after both birdied the 14th hole during the semi-final of the  British Amateur Championship at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

What was it Sam Torrance used to say about players stepping out of the shadows in Ryder Cups? In truth, this 124th British Amateur Championship at Por(...)

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