Joe Carr

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Rowan Lester (Hermitage) and Pat Murray (Clontarf) during the last 16 of the South of Ireland. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

Few experiences lift the spirits like when you see Liscannor Bay open up after climbing onto the sixth fairway at Lahinch, a hole Christy O’Connor Jnr(...)

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 (...)

The British Amateur Championship  trophy. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

The next week or so provides the greatest contrast there is between those who have and those who want. The US Open at Pebble Beach at Pebble Beach has(...)

Robin Dawson (left), of Tramore is congratulated by opponent Conor Purcell of Portmarnock after his 3&2 win at the 16th hole during the semi final of The Amateur Championship at Royal Aberdeen. Photo: Mark Runnacles/R&A/R&A via Getty Images

Tramore’s Robin Dawson will attempt to become the first Irish winner of the British Amateur Championship since 2012 when he faces South Africa’s Jovan(...)

The assassination of Henry Wilson attracted international attention, with the  cover of the French magazine Le Petit Journal running an artist’s impression on a 1922 edition. Image: Getty

A handwritten note in the pension file of an IRA woman based in London has shed new light on one of the great mysteries of Irish history. Field Mar(...)

Argentine golfer Roberto De Vicenzo holds his head after he signed incorrect scorecard and cost himself a tie for the Masters Golf Tourney here on April 14th. De Vicenzo actually finished in a tie with Bob Goalby, but the mistaken scorecard cost him a stroke and Goalby won.

Shortly after 5pm on Easter Sunday April 14th, 1968 Roberto De Vicenzo leaned back in his chair at the picnic table located behind the 18th green at A(...)

Harrington celebrates after clinching his first

Ireland has enjoyed a long and storied history with the Open Championship since early in the 20th century. Ahead of this year's 146th playing of the t(...)

The story of the Australian man made headlines around the world earlier this month after he posted an alleged photograph of his passport with the name Phuc Dat Bich.

A man whose supposed battle to have his Vietnamese name recognised by Facebook went viral, has said it was a hoax. The story of the Australian man mad(...)

Paul Dunne: Wayward driving, which saw him hit just three fairways out of 14, cost him dearly at Olympia Fields. Photograph: Getty Images.

Paul Dunne went down fighting in the quarter-finals of the US Amateur Championship last night when he fell 3&2 to US Walker Cup star Bryson DeCha(...)

 Paul Dunne: will fly the flag for Ireland in the matchplay stages of the US Amateur Championship at Olympia Fields in Chicago. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty

Paul Dunne shook off the dogged American Robbie Ziegler on the 18th to move into the last 32 of the US Amateur Championship in Chicago last night. (...)

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