Rowan Lester

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Hugh Foley carded an opening 64 in the first qualifying round for the   South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahinch. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A little inspiration goes a long way and Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley admitted that caddying for the winner of the North motivated him to card an opening(...)

Caolan Rafferty holds aloft the trophy after winning the South of Ireland at Lahinch.

Putts might win championships but for Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty his maiden victory in the South of Ireland Amateur Open owed as much to heart as it di(...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

Winners of the R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament in St Andrews, Chloe Ryan and John Mullarney.

Lester’s third win of the season Rowan Lester from Hermitage claimed his third win of the season and his fourth for Texas Wesleyan in last week’s Dal(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Rowan Lester (Hermitage) and Pat Murray (Clontarf) during the last 16 of the South of Ireland at Lahinch Golf Club, Co. Clare, Ireland. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

They say happiness is a long walk with a putter but for Mallow’s James Sugrue it wasn’t just his touch on the greens that gave him his first major win(...)

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(...)

Conor Purcell is hoping to defend his South of Ireland Amateur Open title at Lahinch.

Defending champion Conor Purcell knows he may need a big week to hold on to his place in the Irish team as a high-quality field assembles for the firs(...)

Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell, winner of the South of Ireland Championship, will gain his first Irish cap in the Home Internationals at Nairn in Scotland next week.

Ireland’s team for the men’s Home Internationals at Nairn on August 10th-12th will include four new caps as Seán Flanagan, Tiarnan McLarnon, Conor O’R(...)

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