Marc Norton

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 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(...)

Keith Murphy ended up in a playoff for the last four spots,  progressing with Royal Portrush’s Peter Kerr, Bushfoot’s Owen Crooks and Lahinch’s Thomas Neenan. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Few remember who led the qualifiers 12 years ago when Rory McIlroy successfully defended his crown at the European Club. But whatever Galway’s Ronan(...)

Warrenpoint’s Jamie Fletcher with the Irish Close trophy in Salthill. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Warrenpoint’s Jamie Fletcher kept a cool head to hold off a late rally from Athenry teenager David Kitt and win the AIG Irish Amateur Close by one hol(...)

David Kitt. “I knew if I played well I would have a good chance around here. It’s not too long a course for me,” said the 17-year-old schoolboy.  Photograph: Pat Cashman

Former Boys internationals Marc Norton and Jamie Fletcher could meet in the final of the AIG Irish Amateur Close today, but the romantics might not be(...)

Sean Towndrow shares the lead in the Irish Amateur Open Championship with South Africa’s Kyle McClatchie. Photograph: Pat Cashman

England’s Sean Towndrow might have missed a four foot birdie chance at the last for the outright lead in the Flogas Irish Amateur Open but after overc(...)