Alex Gleeson

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Paul McBride, a semi-finalist in the 2016 British Amateur, is in the initial Walker Cup squad. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Five Irish players – including Paul McBride, who is on scholarship to famed Wake Forest University – have been included in the initial 19-man Britain(...)

Athenry team members and supporters celebrate their victory on the 20th green in the semi-final of the AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield at Carton House today. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

He has heard it all before. Statements such as “It’s in the blood!” or “The apple didn’t fall far from the tree”. Yet, as 19-year-old TJ Ford has dis(...)

Alex Gleeson beat John-Ross Galbraith 2&1 to win the Irish Close at Ballyliffin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Castle’s Alex Gleeson shrugged off some late resistance from Whitehead’s John-Ross Galbraith to capture the AIG Irish Amateur Close title by 3 and 1 (...)

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(...)

Richard Knightly of Royal Dublin plays the fourth hole at the second round of the South of Ireland Open Championship at Lahinch Golf Club on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Arthur.

Elite amateur golf is game for full-time players these days but Newlands’ Jake Whelan proved that you can get a job and still deliver a first-class p(...)

Defending champion Dermot McElroy of Ballymena had comfortable wins over Stephen Healy and Dwayne Mallon. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Rory McIlroy’s presence looms large at Rosses Point but local boy Seán Flanagan is ready to step out of that shadow by becoming the first home winner(...)

 Jack Hume: finished on an overall three-under in the individual event. Photograph: Jan Kruger/R&A

Jack Hume cruised to victory at the European Nations Cup in Spain while also helping Ireland to glory in the team event to clinch a rare double. The (...)

 Stuart Grehan: lies 16 under par at Blue Valley before his final round.  Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Tullamore’s Stuart Grehan is in contention for a stunning South African Strokeplay Championship victory as he heads into this morning’s final round at(...)

Naas star Jack Hume (22) produced a sparkling final round seven-under par 65 to shoot up the leaderboard on day four of the Gauteng North Amateur Stroke Play Championship in South Africa . Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Walker Cup hero Jack Hume got his season off to a flyer with a joint third-placed finish at the Gauteng North Amateur Stroke Play Championship in Sout(...)

Previous winners including major winners Padraig Harrington (1995) and Graeme McDowell (2000). Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jonathan Yates produced a sparkling display at Tramore on Tuesday to lead the field in the first qualifying round of the AIG Irish Amateur Close Champ(...)

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