Patience pays for Rory McIlroy in comeback

Patience paid dividends for Rory McIlroy, as he enjoyed a highly promising competitive comeback in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, where defending champion Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead after day one.

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Rory McIlroy: You can’t beat that winning feeling

Rory McIlroy feels a first win since September 2016 is “not far away” as he prepares to make his competitive comeback in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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The most iconic sights in Irish golf

Kevin Markham on the statutes, structures, and settings which focuses a golfer’s mind and lasts long in the memory.

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Big hitter James leaves DJ and Rory in his wake

Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy have the potential to compete in long drive competitions, but would have to focus exclusively on the discipline for a year or so to be competitive, according to world champion Justin James.

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McGinley warns of stress factor on golf's young elite

Paul McGinley foresees more of golf’s young elite like Rory McIlroy suffering injuries because of the stress they are putting on their bodies.

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Paul McGinley on GAA: Managers need to be ‘cold and calculating‘

A big year lies ahead for Jim McGuinness, according to his friend Paul McGinley, after the 2012 All-Ireland SFC winning manager stepped away from his assistant coach’s role in China last week.

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Hogs Head golf course a different model to anything else in this country

Kevin Markham on the best new and upgraded golf courses in Ireland, Britain and Europe.

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Seamus Power living, and loving, life on PGA Tour

He might often not know what the date is, or even the month sometimes, but wherever Seamus Power finds himself on the PGA Tour, if it’s Tuesday, then it must be a practice day.

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EurAsia battle not a Ryder Cup audition, says Paul Dunne

Paul Dunne may be starting his 2018 campaign on Thomas Bjorn’s European team at this weekend’s EurAsia Cup in Malaysia but the Irish star will not be fooled that he has one foot in the door for this year’s Ryder Cup.

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