Roddy Carr

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Magnolia Lane and  the Augusta clubhouse. Photograph:   Scott Halleran/Getty Images

No matter how many times you go there, when you drive through the unassuming main gate off Washington Road and look into nature’s tunnel of old magnol(...)

Sergio Garcia reacts after missing his par putt to win the 2007 British Open at Carnoustie. Garcia would be beaten on a four-hole playoff by Padraig Harrington. Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images

Of them all, he is the true enigma. “Do you think he’ll ever win one?” asked my friend the other night. I didn’t answer at first, there was too much(...)

 John Jacobs who  died on January 13th, 2017: “His influence on teaching the great game of golf has been enormous.” Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

John Jacobs had the rounded shoulders of a man who had spent 75 plus of his years toiling at the game of golf as a playing and teaching guru. He becam(...)

Christy O’Connor jnr throws his ball to the crowd after winning the Irish Open in Woodbrook in 1975. Photograph: Kevin McMahon/The Irish Times

Remember the Burt Bacharach song, Trains and Boats and Planes? That was the European Tour for the first decade of its existence after it was formed by(...)

 Attending the Be Your Best workshop in the Irish Times  were (from left): Angus Ridgway, Potentialife;  blind adventurer Mark Pollock, and Paddy Cosgrave, Web Summit founder.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A group of Ireland’s business leaders gathered at The Irish Times to have their neural pathways realigned under the guidance of a Harvard behavioural(...)