Leona Maguire

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Leona Maguire opening her professional career with a round of 69 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic on the LPGA Tour. Photo: Getty Images

Ireland’s Leona Maguire got her professional career off to a perfect start with a birdie at the very first hole of her pro debut at the ShopRite LPGA (...)

 Ireland’s Olivia Mehaffey will play in the US Women’s Open. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Where once it was as rare as hen’s teeth for an Irish woman golfer to play in the US Women’s Open, the oldest and arguably the most cherished of all t(...)

Ireland’s Leona Maguire is dominating the world amateur rankings. Photograph: Inpho

Still no sign, no inclination that any progress has been made in the re-birth of the Ladies Irish Open on Ladies European Tour; and, as we edge ever c(...)

Who will be jumping into the pond surrounding the 18th green, known as Champion’s Lake (or Poppie’s Pond) this year. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish from the off Who knows, maybe this time next year an Irish professional golfer will get to play in the first Major of the season? Nope, not the(...)

Ireland’s Leona Maguire during the Rio Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

So very quietly, an R&A commissioned review of the participation of women, girls’ and families in golf came our way the other day and, in a nutshe(...)

David Brady and Cian Feeney from Maynooth University winners of the first Irish Student Sixes Tournament at The Heath GC last week.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD last week announced that golf will benefit from Sport Ireland funding of €758,000 in 2018 (...)

Leona Maguire has been at the top of the women’s amateur world golf rankings for 131 week. Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Breaking records is becoming quite a habit for Ireland’s Leona Maguire as she continues her dominant college golf career in the US before turning prof(...)

 Paul Dunne: “I didn’t play as well as I would have hoped, but I would rather get no points and a team win than win all matches and the team lose.”

Paul Dunne’s globetrotting for 2018 is already well and truly under way, as part of Europe’s winning team in the EurAsia Cup, but it will be interesti(...)

 Leona Maguire: “It is about fine-tuning everything and getting that little bit better.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Number 1 An intimidating presence? Leona Maguire, all 5ft 6in tall, doesn’t immediately fit the profile. She is engaging in conversation, modest, eve(...)

Philip Reid, Irish Times Golf Correspondent (left) and Peter Kilcullen, Sales Director, Allianz pictured with the Irish Golf Writers’ Association winner Paul Dunne who received the Professional Golfer of the Year at a ceremony held in the Portmarnock Hotel. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Paul Dunne’s move from amateur to professional has been seamless. To say he hit the ground running on making the transition would be an understatement(...)

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