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The 148th British Open takes place at Royal Portrush this week. Photograph: PA

A is for Albatross, that rarest of birds on a golf course. This is the 148th staging of the British Open and, to date, there have been only eight suc(...)

Rory Mcilroy: warming up at the  Scottish Open. Photograph:  Kevin Cox/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy Rory Mcilroy: warming up at the Scottish Open. Photograph: Kevin Cox/Getty Images You have to fancy him, don’t you? Asid(...)

Rory McIlroy at the Irish Amateur Open Championship in 2005. ‘All of a sudden he was six under. It was like an explosion.’  Photograph:  Tom Honan/Inpho

Stephen Crowe has a place in golf folklore – bearing witness to a course record 61 at Royal Portrush that, given the changes to the course, can now ne(...)

Pádraig Harrington on the 14th tee during the second round of the British Open at in 2002. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

The legendary National Hunt jockey AP McCoy used to have a great quote about complacency. “There is no place for arrogance or complacency in racing be(...)

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger during day three of the Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club. Photograph: PA

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Open as he chases a second win in his last six starts. Wies(...)

Jack Nicklaus of the USA waves to the crowd as he stands on the Swilcan bridge in his last British Open. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty

“What would you like to know?” enquires a brisk voice on the phone – and it’s unmistakably his voice: plaintive and youthful, slightly gravelly and re(...)

Conor McGregor was ranked 65 in the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Photograph: PA Wire

MMA fighter Conor McGregor and golfer Rory McIlroy are the only two Irish people to make onto the Forbes celebrity rich list this year.  McGrego(...)

Matthew Wolff reacts after an 18th hole eagle gave him a maiden PGA Tour victory in the 3M Open. Photograph: Craig Lassig/EPA

The whispers have become roars, for the word on the street was that Matthew Wolff - with his baseball-inspired, quirky swing - and Viktor Hovland were(...)

Shane Lowry: “Hopefully, I’ll have a few chances along the years. And hopefully one of them is this week. If I do get a chance, I’ll be giving my best.” Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

He’s the poster boy, as if he needed any reminding. On the corner as you swing in off the Ennistymon road towards the golf club, Shane Lowry’s bearded(...)

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open host Paul McGinley pictured beside the  The Rampant Goat bronze at Lahinch Golf Club, host of next week’s event. Photograph:   Brian Arthur

The symbol most associated with Lahinch Golf Club is that of the “Rampant Goat.” It is on the club crest, and a wonderfully crafted statue of the anim(...)

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