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Swing to the music of golf

Kevin Markham assesses the European Tour’s innovations designed to sex up golf.

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Des Smyth to mentor Irish pro hopefuls

Former Ryder Cup star Des Smyth has accepted the challenge of mentoring Ireland’s fledgling touring professionals.

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Golfing Union of Ireland remains cautious on membership question

The jury is still out on whether golf club membership numbers for Irish men have bottomed out but the powers that be at the Golfing Union of Ireland are confident that does not necessarily mean those people have turned their backs on the game.

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Joy for Jordan Spieth as ‘boring golf’ gets the right results at Pebble Beach

Jordan Spieth focused on “boring golf” and shrugged off an unexpected birdie drought in the final round as he clinched his ninth PGA Tour victory, by four shots, at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California.

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Tiger Woods: I may never feel great again

Former world number one Tiger Woods has accepted that he will “never feel great” again after suffering a number of back and knee injuries in recent years.

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Six Irish courses that spark debate

There are certain Irish courses which are constantly discussed in terms of how good they are... or how over-rated. When it comes to green fees, difficulty and design, here are six which generate plenty of debate, writes Kevin Markham.

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