Philip Walton

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Colm Moriarty shares the lead after the opening round of the Irish PGA Championship at Roganstown. Photograph: Kevin Scott/Presseye/Inpho

Colm Moriarty, who was the essence of consistency in managing to keep a bogey off his card, and Shane Jenkinson took different routes but arrived at t(...)

Firefighters tackle the blaze at Belcamp College, Dublin. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

An Garda Síochána are investigating whether a large fire in a historic north Co Dublin building on Monday night was started deliberately. Several Du(...)

Kurt Kitayama is one of the six players who successfully retained their cards in 2019, and he did so in some style. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Back in the day, Philip Walton used to refer to a visit to the European Tour’s Final Qualifying School as akin to invitation to a “torture chamber,” s(...)

Paul Dunne of Ireland lines up a putt during day two of the Turkish Airlines Open at the Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort in Antalya, Turkey. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

It’s an old truism that golf is a numbers game. The basic task is to get the ball into the hole in as few strokes as humanly possible; yet the other s(...)

2018 European Ryder Cup vice captain Padraig Harrington during a press conference at Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey. Photograph: PA

If you imagine there is something of a green hue around the Ryder Cup of recent years, it is because it is true: the influence of the Irish, on the co(...)

 Eamonn Darcy tees off on the 13th hole during the second round of the Senior Open Championship  at Royal Porthcawl. Photograph:  Richard Martin-Roberts/Getty Images

Des Smyth and Mark McNulty sneaked inside the cut at the British Senior Open Championship at a rain-lashed Royal Porthcawl last night but Paul McGinle(...)

Members of Dublin Fire Brigade attend a fire at  Belcamp College on Friday. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were called to Belcamp College on the Malahide Road in Co Dublin on Friday morning to attend a fire on the prem(...)

Senior Open Champion  Marco Dawson celebrating at Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire, yesterday. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Colin Montgomerie’s hopes of landing his first Senior Open Championship were dashed at Sunningdale as American journeyman Marco Dawson secured the tit(...)

Bernhard Langer plays his second shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the British Senior Open  at Sunningdale Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Bernhard Langer made an impressive start to the defence of his title in the Senior British Open Championship, with the German part of a record eight-w(...)

Belcamp College, part of Belcamp House, showing signs of the disrepair into which the property on the Malahide Road, Dublin, has fallen.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Belcamp House is a late 18th century Georgian County House on an elevated site in north Dublin. It was originally built for Sir Edward Newenham, a (...)

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