Leona Maguire at Castleknock Golf Club on Wednesday: ‘Every day I’ll be practising for eight or nine hours, focusing on all aspects of my game.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leona Maguire will play the final event on the Ladies European Tour (LET), the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España at Aloha Golf Club in Marbella i(...)

 Stephanie Meadow tees off on the second hole during the final round of the Volunteers of America Classic golf tournament at the Old American Golf Club  in The Colony, Texas. Photograph:  Chuck Burton/Getty Images

Call them the history-makers, because, for the first time, two Irish players will hold full LPGA Tour cards at the same time for the 2020 season afte(...)

Stephanie Meadow is 110th on the LPGA Tour order of merit heading into this week’s tournament. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The Symetra Tour is known in a nice marketing twist as the “Pathway to the LPGA,” its status as the developmental circuit for the main ladies professi(...)

Northern Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow: “Just being who I am and what we Irish are as a culture. We don’t go down easy.”  Photograph:   Steve Dykes/Getty Images

“Stephanie Meadow, 22-years-old. Third in the 2014 US Open.” It could have been a career epitaph. Qualifying as first alternate and in the mix on the(...)

Team Europe captain Catriona Matthew - her team are the underdogs on home turf and that could prove a valuable weapon. Photograph: PA

Unfortunately the only obvious Irish connection so far with this week’s Solheim Cup at Gleneagles has been Aer Lingus’s involvement in losing and then(...)

The European Tour are to implement a four-point plan to tackle slow play from next season. Photograph: Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

The PGA European Tour has adopted a no-holds-barred approach in its crackdown on slow play, with a four-point plan to be implemented from next season (...)

Cormac Sharvin drives on the 18th hole at Galgorm Castle  during the third round of the ISPS Handa World Invitational. Photograph: Philip Magowan/PressEye

Cormac Sharvin closed with a dramatic eagle on the par-five 18th to ensure his place in Sunday’s final round of the ISPS Handa World Invitational at G(...)

The last time a Ladies Irish Open tournament took place was back in 2012 at Killeen Castle. It was won by Catriona Matthew. Photograph: Inpho

Irish golf, it would seem, can do no wrong at the minute. What with Shane Lowry lifting the Claret Jug and Adare Manor getting the nod for the Ryder C(...)

Stephanie Meadow in action during this year’s Kia Classic in California. Photograph: Steve Dykes/Getty

I don’t care which way you look at it. Upwards, downwards or even with a sideways glance, but this is a seismic week for Irish golf. Potentially eart(...)

Tiger Woods: has been a five-time winner of the Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The big cat is back on tour this week, as Tiger Woods returns to a happy hunting ground at the Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohi(...)

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