Tom Morris

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Sarah Davis-Goff. Photo by Bríd Donovan

Sarah Davis-Goff: Last Ones Left Alive (Tinder Press, publication March 7th) A girl called Orpen journeys from east to west across a post-apocalyptic (...)

Paul McGinley at Lahinch Golf Club for the announcement that it is to host the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, with McGinley as the host.  Photograph: Brian Arthur

As you’d somehow expect from someone whose Ryder Cup captaincy was deemed a template for all others, to the extent that the USA has sought to imitate (...)

 Pádraig Harrington  plays a shot from the rough on the sixth hole  at Royal Birkdale. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Johnny Miller tells a story about playing the last two rounds of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in 1976. The man who would sign his winner’s card (...)

Rory McIlroy attends an Ulster v Leinster rugby match with Niall Horan – one of the many interests he has away from the course. Photo: Getty Images

A few Christmases back, Ukrainian winter conditions settled across Ireland and one of the expected consequences of the ice storm was that Rory McIlroy(...)

Lydia Ko poses  during a practice round prior to the women’s individual stroke play tournament at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

From Leona Maguire’s vantage point the career graph of Lydia Ko is one she would gladly follow. Like Maguire, Ko was the number one amateur in the wor(...)

The Old Course at The Lahinch Golf Club is currently hosting the South of Ireland Amateur Open. Photograph: Getty.

Stroll through the well appointed clubhouse in Lahinch these days and it’s easy to feel as though you’d been sucked into a time warp as John Burke a(...)

Locals and tourists wander the grounds of the Old Course, the birthplace of golf, in St Andrews. All are welcome om Sunday bar golfers. Photograph: Kieran Dodds/The New York Times

For those who arrive at the birthplace of golf on a sunny Sunday morning, the rules of play are simple. You can pretty much do anything you want on th(...)

 Stephen Rice celebrates with Lorcan Shannon after Longford Town scored their second goal against Shamrock Rovers B in the SSE Airtricity League First Division match at  City Calling Stadium in  Longford. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork City 2 Drogheda Utd 1Cork City never looked overly troubled as they joined Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division with (...)

 Former Ireland rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll talks with Shane Lowry  on the first hole during the final practice round prior to the 2014 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  at St Andrews . Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

I’ve made a promise to myself that at some stage this week I will walk up to have a look at the grave of Old Tom Morris. It is a place of homage for m(...)