Rowan Lester (Hermitage) and Pat Murray (Clontarf) during the last 16 of the South of Ireland. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

Few experiences lift the spirits like when you see Liscannor Bay open up after climbing onto the sixth fairway at Lahinch, a hole Christy O’Connor Jnr(...)

The Ryder Cup logo at Le Golf National in Guyancourt, near Paris, where the competition will take place from September 28th to September 30th. Photograph: Getty

The 42nd Ryder Cup gets under way on Friday, September 28th, and will see Europe take on the USA in France for the first time. The visitors are defend(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh under pressure from the Donegal defence. He guided his team to the Ulster title in Clones with some inspirational late points. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

I ended up watching the Ulster final at Royal Troon, which was not something I ever imagined would happen. It was accidental. I knew I wasn’t going to(...)