Paul Mcginley

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England’s Tommy Fleetwood on the seventh tee during the pro-am   before the Irish Open at Lahinch. Photograph:   Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A long-time member of the host club put it succinctly about the lack of any real wind in these parts. “You wouldn’t even put your washing out, there’d(...)

Shane Lowry: “Hopefully, I’ll have a few chances along the years. And hopefully one of them is this week. If I do get a chance, I’ll be giving my best.” Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

He’s the poster boy, as if he needed any reminding. On the corner as you swing in off the Ennistymon road towards the golf club, Shane Lowry’s bearded(...)

Brittany Lang hits her approach shot to the 18th green at Killeen Castle in 2010. The club have brought in nine-hole membership in a bid to attract new players. File photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Golf club membership has changed in style and substance since the recession, enormously in terms of the cost base. The days of mammoth entrance fees a(...)

Rowan Lester (Hermitage) and Pat Murray (Clontarf) during the last 16 of the South of Ireland. Photo: Fran Caffrey/Golffile

Few experiences lift the spirits like when you see Liscannor Bay open up after climbing onto the sixth fairway at Lahinch, a hole Christy O’Connor Jnr(...)

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(...)

The British Amateur Championship  trophy. Photograph: Inpho/Getty

The next week or so provides the greatest contrast there is between those who have and those who want. The US Open at Pebble Beach at Pebble Beach has(...)

 Ian Poulter will take part in the Irish Open in July. Photograph: Tyler Lecka/Getty Images

Ian Poulter has announced that he will be taking part in this summer’s Irish Open in Lahinch. Rory McIlroy will miss this year’s event as he focuses (...)

Rory McIlroy will not play in this year’s Irish Open at Lahinch. Photograph: Getty Images

Why any need for hysteria? You’d swear Rory McIlroy had done something illegal or broken some moral code by finally confirming that, no, he won’t be p(...)

Pádraig Harrington poses with the Ryder Cup at Wentworth after being named as Europe captain for the 2020 match against the United States at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

At the appointed hand signal from the television mandarins, a bearded Pádraig Harrington, hand-in-hand with his wife Caroline, slipped in a side door (...)

Pádraig Harrington of Ireland poses with the Ryder Cup trophy after being announced as the European Ryder Cup captain for 2020. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

As a qualified accountant, with those letters behind his name if he ever needed them, Pádraig Harrington is well aware of the importance of numbers. A(...)

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