Paul McBride: was pipped in the quarter-final of the British Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s. Photo: Pat Cashman

Paul McBride’s hopes of British Amateur Championship glory were dashed yesterday with defeat by two holes at the hands of Englishman Harry Ellis in th(...)

 John-Ross Galbraith: shot an opening round of 71 in the South of Ireland at Lahinch.  Photograph:  Tom Dulat/R&A/Getty Images

The early bird catches the worm even at the seaside and before fresh southwest winds made life tough for the afternoon starters, 21-year-old Newlands(...)