Conor Purcell of the Great Britain and Ireland team plays his third shot on the 16th hole in his match with Alex Fitzpatrick against John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images
GB & Ireland take Walker Cup lead
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  • September 7, 2019, 19:28

England’s Alex Fitzpatrick led from the front by beating world number one Cole Hammer as Great Britain and Ireland claimed a two-point lead heading in(...)

Rory McIlroy  reacts after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th green during the third round of the World Golf Championships FedEx St Jude Invitational tournament at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. Photograph: Tannen Maur/EPA

Rory McIlroy birdied four of his final five holes to card a superb eight-under par 62 and open up a one-shot lead at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitationa(...)

Shane Lowry at a media conference in Dublin on Tuesday. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shane Lowry has put qualifying for next year’s Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits down as his primary target going forward for the next year; Pádraig Harr(...)

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger during day three of the Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club. Photograph: PA

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Open as he chases a second win in his last six starts. Wies(...)

 Andrea Pavan of Italy celebrates with his caddie on the 18th green after his victory during a playoff with Matt Fitzpatrick to win the  BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried in Munich, Germany. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Italy’s Andrea Pavan claimed his second European Tour title by beating England’s Matt Fitzpatrick in a playoff in the BMW International Open. Pavan b(...)

Ben McCormack of Kildare is challenged by Antrim’s Patrick Gallagher during the All-Ireland SFCround two  qualifier  at  Corrigan Park in  Belfast. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

Antrim 0-14 Kildare 1-25 Kildare footballers negotiated their first outing since defeat to Dublin with a fair degree of comfort, having 14 points to (...)

 Rory McIlroy shares a laugh with  his caddie Harry Diamond on the seventh tee during the third round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Rory v Tiger! The dream showdown in the WGC-Dell Technologies Matchplay at Austin Country Club in Texas is on – if a little early – with Rory McIlroy (...)

The World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play takes place at the  Austin Country Club in Texas. Photograph: Stan Badz/Getty Images

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 Ernie Els of South Africa takes his second shot on the 14th hole during  the second round of the  Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Shane Lowry positioned himself for back-to-back wins in the Gulf by carding a five-under 67 in his second round at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic to m(...)

Shane Lowry takes his second shot on the 14th hole during the round one of the Dubai Desert Classic. Photo: Neville Hopwood

Shane Lowry’s good form which saw him claim victory in Abu Dhabi last week continued in the opening round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Thursda(...)

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