Mark O Meara

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 Shane Lowry will take home a Scotty Cameron Masters putter at the end of his week at Augusta National. Photograph:   Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Shane Lowry hasn’t got into the habit yet of accumulating golfing memorabilia to adorn the walls of his home. This is his fourth time to play in the (...)

Phil Mickelson of the United States during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

Phil Mickelson held a three-shot lead on 18-under par with two holes remaining as darkness halted play in the weather-hit final round of the Pebble B(...)

A general view of the first tee ahead of the 42nd Ryder Cup 2018 at Le Golf National in Paris, France. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

The Ryder Cup has become a monster. You only have to look at the sheer scale of the grandstand wrapped around the first tee to realise just how big it(...)

Justin Rose has become the 22nd world number one. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nobody could possibly begrudge Justin Rose his rise to the pinnacle as far as the official world rankings are concerned. He has more than served his d(...)

 Rory McIlroy in  a warm-up round prior ahead of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in April 2017: the Northern Irish man needs to triumph in the Masters this week to win a  Grand Slam. Photograph:  Rob Carr/Getty Images

To understand the pressure of gaining access to the most elite club in golf, that of achieving a career Grand Slam, it is worth noting those who faile(...)

Joe Lyons  of Galway driving at the eighth in the AIG Barton Shield at Carton House on Wednesday. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Last Sunday evening Joe Canning spent the bones of an hour addressing the Galway golf club Barton Shield and Senior Cup teams – it is the same panel o(...)

Cafe en Seine pub on Dawson Street in Dublin, part of the Mercantile group. A €3m revamp of the “super-pub” is planned for next year, subject to planning permission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Investment group Danu Partners is in talks to sell its minority stake in the Mercantile pub group to its Irish-US co-investors, according to sources. (...)

Defending British Open champion Henrik Stenson with the Claret Jug ahead of this year’s tournament at Royal Birkdale. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Rory McIlroy will tee off alongside world number one Dustin Johnson in Thursday opening round at the British Open. Joining McIlroy and Johnson will (...)

 Pádraig Harrington  plays a shot from the rough on the sixth hole  at Royal Birkdale. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Johnny Miller tells a story about playing the last two rounds of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in 1976. The man who would sign his winner’s card (...)

Up to €3 million will be spent on a major upgrade of Cafe en Seine on Dawson Street in Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Mercantile hospitality group behind top Dublin nightspots such as Cafe en Seine and the George is lining up a €20 million investment programme, af(...)

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