Robbie Cannon

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Paul Coughlan leads by a stroke after Saturday’s play in Sligo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

County Sligo’s TJ Ford has been dreaming of winning the West of Ireland since he was eight-years-old, but he knows he can’t afford to get ahead of him(...)

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’s Shane Lowry during the Pro-Am ahead of this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

Shane Lowry isn’t one for writing down his season’s goals on a slip of paper and locking it way for safe-keeping to be examined at a later time. For h(...)

Ireland has named its team for the Home Internationals at Conwy Golf Club in Wales starting on Wednesday. Photograph: Inpho

Four new faces on Irish team Ireland has named four new faces in the team that will be seeking a fifth successive win in the Home Internationals at C(...)

Robbie Cannon: “I even wrote down in my diary last night that I was going to win, I just had a really good feeling”

Balbriggan’s Robbie Cannon looks certain to clinch an international return after beating Eoin Leonard 2&1 to claim the AIG Irish Amateur Close at (...)

Robin Dawson  driving at the 11th  during day two of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship at Royal County Down. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Tramore’s Robin Dawson kept his cool for the second day running to take a two-stroke lead into the third round of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open at Roy(...)

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(...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Rowan Lester: mastered the tough conditions in Lahinch to post a fine 72  in the first qualifying round.   Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Maybe it’s the fact that he now plays his golf in Jordan Spieth’s home state of Texas but there was something otherworldly about the resilience and m(...)

Robert Abernethy: young Dun Laoghaire member is through to the last 16 of the West of Ireland where he will meet Naas’s Robert Brazill.  Picture by Pat Cashman

Schoolboy Robert Abernethy was one of the unlikely heroes as a host of big guns were silenced and the West of Ireland Amateur Open was blown wide ope(...)

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