Peter O Keeffe

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Peter O’Keeffe with the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship after winning at the European Club. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

Peter O’Keeffe etched his names in the annals of Irish golf history when he combined imperious ball-striking with inspired putting to edge out Switzer(...)

Tullamore Golf Club is hosting this year’s Irish Close. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Just five strokes cover the top 31 on the leaderboard heading into Sunday’s final 36 holes of the AIG Irish Men’s Amateur Close at Tullamore Golf Club(...)

Max Kennedy  during the first  round of the South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch golf club, Co Clare. Photograph:   Fran Caffrey/Golffile.ie

A call to coach Noel Fox worked like a dream as Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe kept his dream of winning the Pierse Motors Volkswagen-sponsored South of Irel(...)

Shane Lowry and his coach Neil Manchip during the Pro-Am ahead of January’s Abu Dhabi Championship. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty

There is a sense of community that remains vibrant long after elite young golfers have left the technical and pastoral care of the Golfing Union of Ir(...)

Ireland internationals Tiarnan McLarnon and John Murphy made their exit as the shocks continued in the Pierse Motors VW sponsored South of Ireland Ama(...)

Hugh Foley carded an opening 64 in the first qualifying round for the   South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahinch. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A little inspiration goes a long way and Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley admitted that caddying for the winner of the North motivated him to card an opening(...)

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(...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

Robin Dawson (Tramore) driving at the 18th tee during day one of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Tramore’s Robin Dawson took advantage of idyllic conditions to chisel out an impressive six-under-par 65 and lead the Flogas Irish Amateur Open at a s(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

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