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You can stuff all the sport you like into a weekend, there’s still no guarantee any of it is going to be any good. After a jam-packed weekend full of (...)

Drop it: Pádraig Harrington of Ireland takes a penalty drop in Augusta in 2009. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If you’ve ever felt like you needed a law degree or a mathematical qualification to play a simple round of golf, one which involves hitting a small wh(...)

Paul Dunne: “It’s a big event at a great time of the year, just before the end of the season . . .there is a lot on the line. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Paul Dunne moves into new territory this week, as he defends a title on the European Tour for the first time. The 25-year-old lifted the Sky Sports B(...)

 Rory McIlroy  waiting to hit from the first tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship  at Bellerive Country Club in St Louis, Missouri. Photograph: EPA

From clipping balls off the iconic Gateway Arch into the Mississippi river on Monday, a marketing gimmick, to the more serious side of finalising his (...)

Tiger Woods: “I’ve had my share of chances to win this year and hopefully I’ll get it done this week.” Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty

The things you have to do. On Monday, Tiger Woods endured three ice baths. The test of endurance was a necessary evil, part of the process of recover(...)

Now that’s what Sundays in the summer are for. From Clones to Carnoustie, it was hard to know where to look at times, such was the sheer gut-gouging d(...)

Italy’s Francesco Molinari with the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Another Iceman cometh; for, just as others melted in the white heat of chasing the Claret Jug, Francesco Molinari coolly and calmly stuck to his task (...)

Rory McIlroy plays from the rough during the second round of the British Open at Carnoustie. Photo: Will Oliver/EPA

Rory McIlroy was forced to abandon his policy of over-powering the course but, in thinking on his feet to adopt a more conservative strategy, another (...)

Monaghan’s Conor McManus and David Hyland of Kildare during their Super 8s round 1 match at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Monaghan 0-15 Kildare 1-10 A morbid fear of defeat hung in the air for much of a suffocating game that was finely balanced throughout; but when Monag(...)

Russell Knox celebrates his winning putt on the 18th after winning the Irish Open on a playoff. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

There’s the orthodox way, and then there’s the unorthodox way. How about sinking a 40-footer for birdie on the 72nd hole to get into a play-off . . . (...)

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