Rick Reilly

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Marv Albert became synonymous with the NBA, his distinctive catchphrases segueing from the court into popular culture. File photograph: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

All week long, the tributes have been coming for Marv Albert. The moment news leaked of his impending retirement as the voice of the NBA, he was being(...)

Jack Nicklaus won his first major in 1962, beating Arnold Palmer in a US Open play off. It was a different world. File photograph: Getty Images

In normal times there would be nothing noteworthy about American golf’s most successful ever player endorsing a Republican president for another term (...)

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson were victorious as live golf returned in Florida. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty

Donald Trump has responded to Rory McIlroy’s vow to never play golf with the US President again after his response to the Covid-19 crisis, saying some(...)

Patrick Reed was victorious in Mexico last week. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty

Here’s a thing. Do you think, in a perverse way, that Patrick Reed’s position as (golfing) enemy No.1 could actually be good for the game? The “c” wo(...)

Andrew Giuliani hits from a bunker on the 13th hole during the first round of the South Georgia Classic Presented by First State Bank and Trust Company at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club in Valdosta, Georgia. Photo: Chris Condon/PGA TOUR

The scene was Trump National Golf Club in Northern Virginia on a summer’s day in 2017. The foursome consisted of the rules-averse golfer now known as (...)

 Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International golf links course in Aberdeen, Scotland, in July, 2012. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

In Sunshine or in Shadow by Donald McRae (Simon & Schuster, €8.00) The more you think about the Troubles, the more you dig into what da(...)

 Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave  kept his silence when he was  interviewed by   Philip Boucher-Hayes on Tuesday’s edition of Drivetime. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Whatever else about tech entrepreneurs, they are not renowned for their timeless glamour. So kudos of a kind is due to Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgra(...)

Donald Trump plays a round at Trump Turnberry in Scotland. Photograph: by Leon Neal/Getty

Donald Trump played golf on Saturday and Sunday at his course in Jupiter, Florida. According to custom, once off the fairways the president tweeted an(...)