Cork's John Murphy relishing PGA Tour start after landing prestigious award

Cork's John Murphy relishing PGA Tour start after landing prestigious award

A PGA Tour start is on the horizon for overjoyed Kinsale golfer John Murphy after the Ireland international was honoured with US College golf’s prestigious ...

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Pádraig Harrington: Get neutral to set up Ryder Cup course

Pádraig Harrington: Get neutral to set up Ryder Cup course

Pádraig Harrington has made the case for Ryder Cup courses to be set up by neutral parties rather than the host tour.

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No Irish Open date announced as European Tour to resume with six UK-based tournaments

No Irish Open date announced as European Tour to resume with six UK-based tournaments

European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley insists the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open will have a place on a revamped 2020 schedule.

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Mount Juliet awaits as new Irish Open date to be fixed

Mount Juliet awaits as new Irish Open date to be fixed

The tweet from tournament host Graeme McDowell said it all.

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New Tiger Woods documentary to air on TV next month

New Tiger Woods documentary to air on TV next month

The new documentary looks back on the champion golfer's 2019 Masters victory with never-before-seen footage.

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Shot of a lifetime: Stunning photo captures International Space Station over Cork Golf Club

Shot of a lifetime: Stunning photo captures International Space Station over Cork Golf Club

Cian O’Regan produced the shot of a lifetime at Cork Golf Club earlier this month which was literally out of this world.

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Rory McIlroy predicts the Ryder Cup will not go ahead this year

Rory McIlroy predicts the Ryder Cup will not go ahead this year

The world number one believes it would be the ‘right call’ to push the event back to 2021.

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Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win charity golf match that raises $20m for Covid-19 relief

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win charity golf match that raises $20m for Covid-19 relief

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning held off Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a highly-anticipated charity exhibition golf match.

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Wil Besseling edges out Connor Syme to claim victory in BMW Indoor Invitational

Wil Besseling edges out Connor Syme to claim victory in BMW Indoor Invitational

The Dutchman finished third and second in the first two weeks of the home-based competition.

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Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to meet again in Florida charity event

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to meet again in Florida charity event

NFL stars Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will also be involved.

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When Harry Bradshaw was undone by Lady Luck and the brilliance of Bobby Locke

When Harry Bradshaw was undone by Lady Luck and the brilliance of Bobby Locke

Harry Bradshaw's 'shot from a bottle' at the 1949 Open Championship has been immortalised as the moment that cost him the Claret Jug. It was and it wasn't, as Brendan ...

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Drizzle fails to dampen spirits as Ballyliffin eyes staycationers

Drizzle fails to dampen spirits as Ballyliffin eyes staycationers

The sun gave way to a soft day in Donegal as Ballyliffin Golf Club re-opened to members but general manager John Farren is hoping a wider Irish clientele can bring ...

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Golf clubs report high compliance upon return

Golf clubs report high compliance upon return

So far so good. Golf clubs re-opened their gates across Ireland after eight weeks in lockdown today as apprehension about the potential pitfalls gave way to gratitude ...

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Golfers return to the fairways as courses reopen

Golfers return to the fairways as courses reopen

Tomás Ó Sé and Leona Maguire were among the golfers taking to the fairways of Ireland on Monday.

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Donald Trump deflects Rory McIlroy’s vow to not play with him again

Donald Trump deflects Rory McIlroy’s vow to not play with him again

The US President phoned in as McIlroy played in a Sunday fundraiser for coronavirus victims.

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McIlroy tonic as club golfers set to swing back into action

McIlroy tonic as club golfers set to swing back into action

Like Christmas Eve with an early gift from Rory McIlroy, golfers frustrated by eight weeks in lockdown were given the perfect bedtime story to stoke their excitement ...

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Martin Lehane: A lifetime of fairways and friends

Martin Lehane: A lifetime of fairways and friends

If Muskerry Golf Club's Martin Lehane was the self-professed 'worst pro of all time', how come over 500 members came out to honour him when he retired? Tony Leen ...

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Rory McIlroy raring to go as he commits to three PGA Tour events in June

Rory McIlroy raring to go as he commits to three PGA Tour events in June

The Northern Irishman is ranked number one in the world.

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Putt Buddy: The passion project set to make golf safer

Putt Buddy: The passion project set to make golf safer

An eye for an opportunity and an eagerness to get back on the golf course has prompted two Irish businessmen to create a product set to make the game safer when ...

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PGA Tour confident overseas-based players will compete in United States

PGA Tour confident overseas-based players will compete in United States

Players entering the United States will face a 14-day quarantine period, while a strict testing regime will be in place at each tournament.

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Q&A: Answering the key questions from golfers and clubs ahead of reopening

Q&A: Answering the key questions from golfers and clubs ahead of reopening

Here are the most frequently asked questions from clubs and golfers alike.

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Golfers champing at the bit to get out and play

Golfers champing at the bit to get out and play

The Protocol for golfers is in place, as are the Government guidelines for Phase 1 of its roadmap out of Covid-19 lockdown.

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Ireland’s four amateur 'majors' cancelled

Ireland’s four amateur 'majors' cancelled

Hopes for a fully rescheduled elite amateur men’s competitive golfing calendar this summer have been dashed after the Golfing Union of Ireland announced its ...

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Seamus Power maintains his ambitions for PGA Tour

Seamus Power maintains his ambitions for PGA Tour

When Seamus Power saw the tide of Covid-19 sweep across Europe, closing golf courses in its wake, the alarm bells started to ring for the Irish PGA Tour golfer at ...

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Lahinch golf club reports operating loss of €564,000

Lahinch golf club reports operating loss of €564,000

The staging of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open last year contributed to Lahinch Golf Club recording a ‘not unexpected’ operating loss of €564,148.

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Davis Love and Zach Johnson join Steve Stricker’s Ryder Cup team

Davis Love and Zach Johnson join Steve Stricker’s Ryder Cup team

The experienced duo will be involved at Whistling Straits.

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Portumna Golf Club vow to rebuild reputation after suspension

Portumna Golf Club vow to rebuild reputation after suspension

A golf club in Connacht was recently suspended by the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Irish Examiner has learned, following concerns raised about its management of ...

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Joost Luiten wins inaugural BMW Indoor Invitational

Joost Luiten wins inaugural BMW Indoor Invitational

The world number 98 intends to split the €10,000 prize money between his own charity and a hospital in his native Rotterdam.

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Mark Kennelly: 'We are looking at an overall decline in green fee revenue of about €30m alone'

Mark Kennelly: 'We are looking at an overall decline in green fee revenue of about €30m alone'

In the second of our series with Ireland's sporting leaders, Mark Kennelly, CEO of Golf Ireland, discusses the challenges posed by the current crisis and the opportunity ...

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Covid-19: Golfers return to play guidelines revealed

Covid-19: Golfers return to play guidelines revealed

Golfers eager to learn just how they will be able to start playing on May 18 crashed the Irish governing bodies’ website.

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Water Rock GC gates to remain shut

Water Rock GC gates to remain shut

It is the third golf course closure in Munster since clubs were advised to shut on March 24.

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Pádraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

Pádraig Harrington hopes Ryder Cup goes ahead as Luke Donald named vice-captain

The biennial event between Europe and the United States is scheduled to take place from September 25-27.

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Padraig Harrington hopeful Ryder Cup can go ahead to give public a sports fix

Padraig Harrington hopeful Ryder Cup can go ahead to give public a sports fix

The event is scheduled to take place from September 25-27.

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Course of action: How Denmark could provide a template for Irish golf's return

Course of action: How Denmark could provide a template for Irish golf's return

The green light for Irish courses to reopen on May 18 could not have been more welcome for a nation of frustrated golfers but the hard work starts now to get them ...

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Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson set to return to course for charity this month

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson set to return to course for charity this month

Seminole event will take place on May 17.

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