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Leona Maguire is tied for third at the Pelican Women’s Championship in Florida. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Leona Maguire birdied two of her last four holes to remain in the hunt for her maiden LPGA Tour victory as Stephanie Meadow carded a remarkable 18 suc(...)

Michael Hoey is the only Irish golfer at   this week’s Grand Final on the Challenge Tour in Mallorca. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Alone he stands, which is a situation Michael Hoey – at 42 years of age and a veteran in getting the job done when it matters – has been in before: th(...)

World number one Jon Rahm is looking to win the Spanish Open for the third time in a row in Madrid this week. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

World number one Jon Rahm is looking to complete an historic hat-trick in the Acciona Open de Espana and achieve something even his hero Seve Balleste(...)

Team USA captain Steve Stricker shakes hands with Team Europe captain Pádraig Harrington after the Ryder Cup. Photo: Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

The tradition of inking a tattoo onto body parts is reserved it seems for only winning captains, so at least Pádraig Harrington has been spared the bo(...)

Justin Thomas of the United States celebrates on the ninth green during the afternoon fourballs matches. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Europe will have to make history to hold on to the Ryder Cup after suffering their worst opening day under the current format at a windswept Whistling(...)

Team Europe’s Jon Rahm lines up a putt on the seventh hole during a foursome match at the Ryder Cup at the Whistling Straits Golf Course in Wisconsin, US. Photograph: AP Photo/Ashley Landis

Nearly 50,000 mostly star-spangled spectators descended on Kohler on Friday morning, the quiet Wisconsin hamlet of 2,100 souls along the Sheboygan riv(...)

Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay of  celebrate on the 16th green during the foursomes match against Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter at the Ryder Cup in Whistling Straits. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Europe experienced an unwelcome sense of deja vu as the United States claimed a 3-1 lead after the opening session of the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling (...)

English golfer Nick Faldo had hoped to design and build a golf course on Bartragh Island. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

Build and they will come; but golfer Nick Faldo never managed the former on the Mayo island of Bartragh, and the island has now been sold, bringing to(...)

Europe’s Bernhard Langer misses his putt on the 18th during the final day of the 1991 Ryder Cup. Photo: Jacqueline Duvoisin/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images

The 1991 Ryder Cup was never destined to end well for Europe. The bad blood began before a ball had even been struck at the Kiawah Island course in So(...)

Pádraig Harrington: ‘It is one of the biggest sporting occasions in the world. It’s certainly the biggest in golf and there’s sure to be drama.’ Photograph: Andrew Reddington/Getty  Andrew Redington/Getty Images,)

Late; but nearly there. Pádraig Harrington’s clock to the Ryder Cup started ticking on January 8th 2019, a day when he – hand-in-hand with his wife, (...)

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