Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Rory McIlroy might have added Ryder Cup stars Martin Kaymer, Luke Donald and Patrick Reed to a stellar field but the world No 1 is chasing an even bigger name for next month’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open — Phil Mickelson.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
West Waterford’s Seamus Power shot a blemishless final round of three under par 68 over the fearsome Champions Course at PGA National, West Palm Beach, Florida, yesterday to take a massive step towards achieving his ambition of claiming a place on the lucrative US PGA Tour.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Rory McIlroy had never made the cut or finished under par in any of his three previous appearances in the Players Championship over the TPC course at Sawgrass, but he never put a foot wrong in yesterday’s opening round of the 2013 tournament.
Fri, 10 May, 2013
Rory McIlroy and Pádraig Harrington, two of Ireland’s five challengers in this week’s Masters, honed their skills ahead of Augusta with impressive performances as they remained very much in contention for the major prizes entering the closing holes in the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
The wisdom of the old expression of horses for courses was rarely more amply demonstrated than at Sherwood Country Club on Sunday when Graeme McDowell captured his second Tiger Woods World Challenge title in three years, and with it the winners cheque for $1m (€765,733).
Tue, 04 Dec, 2012
The crowds will be big and the world’s top three golfers, Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood, headline the €4.5m tournament, but for all the prestige surrounding the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour’s flagship event is very much a parochial affair.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
Pádraig Harrington may have failed to build on his career best 61 recorded in the opening round of the Transitions Championship in Florida but that Thursday display is a massive confidence booster for the three times Major champion who has slipped to 91st in the world rankings.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2012
PÁDRAIG Harrington already had a European Tour win under his belt and was regarded as one of the most promising young players in the world when he turned up at the Congressional Country Club outside Washington DC for his first tilt at the US Open in 1997.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2011