Simon Dyson

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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(...)

Gavin Moynihan of Ireland hits a tee shot during European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage at Lumine Golf Club in Tarragona, Spain. Photo: Luke Walker/Getty Images

All three Irish players competing in the final stage of European Tour Q-School in Spain made the cut on Tuesday but there is work to be done if they a(...)

Gavin Moynihan is looking well set to earn a European Tour card. Photo: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Derry’s Ruaidhrí McGee birdied seven of his last eight holes to keep his dream of a European Tour card alive at the Final Stage of the Qualifying Scho(...)

Fans line the dunes during day one of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart. Photo:  Warren Little/Getty Images

The European Tour’s decision to cater for rugby supporters who attend the DDF Irish Open in Portstewart on Saturday in showing the decisive third test(...)

 Rory McIlroy with The Irish Open trophyat the K Club last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

When the Irish Open was held at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club in 2010, it seemed, at the time, as if it had escaped the worst excesses of the rece(...)

Jason Day of Australia celebrates with son Dash after winning  The Players Championship  at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

It was instructive to watch players go about their business on the range here at The K Club. A Monday afternoon and, would you believe it, but player(...)

Newly named Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke misses the cut after three bogeys on the back nine in the Joburg Open in South Africa. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Just a week after the euphoria of being named Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup captain, Darren Clarke missed the cut at the Joburg Open following a sloppy seco(...)

Ireland’s Kevin Phelan plays his second shot into the 18th green during the second round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Waterford golfer Kevin Phelan put himself in a strong position at the Joburg Open, carding a four-under 68 to move to eight under and within four sho(...)

South Africa’s  Nic Henning  plays his second shot to  the 15th green during the first round of the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

South Africa’s Nic Henning claimed a narrow lead after the opening round of the Joburg Open as home players dominated the top of the leaderboard at Ro(...)

Paul Casey: “The fact I threw in a few birdies early on was key, took the pressure off, and then it got tight at the end. It’s a very difficult stretch coming in and I am very, very happy the way I balanced having fun on the golf course but being focused and got the job done.”  Photo:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

England’s Paul Casey celebrated the recent birth of his first child by claiming the KLM Open this afternoon.Casey, whose fiance Pollyanna Woodward gav(...)

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