Robert Rock

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Shane Lowry of Ireland celebrates with the Claret Jug on the 18th green at Portrush. Photograph: Getty Images

If you go back to the very start of how Shane Lowry first picked up a golf club, having been reared on tales of his father Brendan’s prowess as part o(...)

Shane Lowry reacts on the 18th hole during the final round of the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Shane Lowry’s victory at the 148th British Open Championship at Royal Portrush means that he becomes the sixth Irish golfer to win one of golf’s four (...)

 Jon Rahm with The Irish Open trophy after his victory on Sunday. Photograph: PA

The Spanish influences in these parts stretch all the way back to the Armada of 1588, to such a degree that place-names and even some bloodlines provi(...)

Cormac Sharvin shot a 66 on Saturday to remain firmly in the hunt in the Irish Open. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Robert Rock, one of golf’s old-timers in an age of young guns, almost touched history in his attempt to claim the European Tour’s second ever sub-60 r(...)

Robert Rock made a birdie on 18 to sign for a third round 60 at Lahinch. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

England’s Robert Rock came agonisingly close to recording the second 59 in European Tour history in the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.(...)

 Scotland’s Russell Knox takes his second shot on the fourth hole  during the third round of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Course. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Russell Knox admits it would be a “dream come true” to win the Scottish Open and secure back-to-back victories on the European Tour. Six days after b(...)

Robert Rock leads at the halfway stage of the Scottish Open. Photograph: Harry How/Getty

Six years after beating Tiger Woods head-to-head, England’s Robert Rock achieved another personal milestone to claim the halfway lead in the Aberdeen (...)

Paul Dunne carded an opening round of 67 at the Scottish Open.  Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

There was nice and steady progress being made up the leaderboard for Paul Dunne in the first round of the Scottish Open at Gullane on Thursday. Until(...)

Graeme McDowell tees off on the 16th hole during day two of the Italian Open at Gardagolf CC in Brescia. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Martin Kaymer surged into contention for his first victory in four years as several of Europe’s star names rediscovered their top form in the Italian (...)

Graeme McDowell had an eagle in his opening round of 66 at the Italian Open at Gardagolf CC, Brescia. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Graeme McDowell continued his improved form to lead the Irish charge after the opening day of the Italian Open in Brescia where his round of 66 for fi(...)

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