James Sugrue

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Rory McIlroy  during his final round of the WGC Mexico Championship in Mexico City. Photograph:  EPA/Jose Mendez

Even though Rory McIlroy has opted to take a week’s rest, deciding not to play this week’s PGA Tour stop, the Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens, the(...)

 Shane Lowry with the Professional Player of the Year award for 2019 award, with Des Smyth with the award for Distinguished Services to Golf, and James Sugrue with the Men’s Amateur of the Year Award. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

You only make the breakthrough once, and Shane Lowry’s historic win in the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush, his first career Major championship, (...)

Ireland’s Caolan Rafferty driving on the 8th tee during day two of the  Home Internationals   at Lahinch Golf Club. Photograph:   Pat Cashman

Ireland’s slim hopes of challenging for the Home Internationals evaporated when they fell 10-5 to defending champions England on day two at Lahinch. (...)

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
  • Golf
  • 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(...)

 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(...)

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