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Sergio Garcia was the first person Pádraig Harrington met at Rory McIlroy's wedding

Love was clearly in the air at Ashford Castle in Mayo last weekend as Rory McIlroy wed his American fiancée Erica Stoll.

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Spectacular revamp puts a new twist on the Old Head

The scope for golfing improvements at the world-renowned Old Head links in Cork is in the realm of the subjective at this stage — but the drive to turn near perfection to peerless continues, nonetheless.

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Putting in hard yards at college

I’m in bed with the flu. I’ve been battling a sinus problem for a while so I’ve come home to Waterford to rest up. 

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Another Lee Valley victory for Gary O’Flaherty

Cork GC’s Gary O’Flaherty claimed victory for the second time at the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup yesterday, finishing the 54-hole event in four-under par.

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Charley Hoffman seeks home comforts in Texas

Charley Hoffman will feel right at home defending the Valero Texas Open title in San Antonio as he looks to put his Masters disappointment behind him.

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World No.1 LydiaKo under fire after axing ninth caddie of her career

South African caddie Gary Matthews has criticised women’s world number one Lydia Ko after being fired by the New Zealander’s camp after only nine events.

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Molinari spoils the day for Dunne

Italy’s Edoardo Molinari claimed his first European Tour title since 2010 by beating Ireland’s Paul Dunne in a play-off for the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Morocco.

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Conor O’Rourke hits sensational 66 in Sligo at West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship

Conor O’Rourke, Naas, put a stuttering start to the season behind him by scorching to a stunning five under par 66 to grab a two-stroke lead after the first qualifying round of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship at Co Sligo.

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