Runaway leading qualifier Ronan Mullarney from Galway is a stronger favourite than ever to capture the AIG Irish Close Championship at Ballybunion this week having needed only 28 holes to come through yesterday’s opening two match-play rounds.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
“When it’s breezy, swing it easy” is a well-known golfing adage and it proved to be just the advice Alan Lowry needed to follow in the footsteps of his famous big brother and win the Mullingar Electrical Scratch Trophy.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
A definite whiff of cordite left behind by the announcement of the Irish team for next month’s Home Internationals before a ball was struck in the South of Ireland, combined with electrical storms that caused a suspension of play in both of the opening two rounds, injected a considerable deal of spice into the action at Lahinch over the past two days.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2013
Rory McIlroy’s goal of ending the season as European No. 1 has received a huge boost with his five nearest rivals, including closest challenger Peter Hanson, deciding not to contest two of the last three events on this year’s schedule.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
RORY McILROY, who has risen from 39th to ninth position in the official world rankings in his second season on tour, has been voted the ‘Professional of the Year’ in the 2009 Irish Golf Writers’ Association Awards, sponsored by AIB Bank.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009
THE drama surrounding Shane Lowry since his stunning Irish Open success continued yesterday at the London Club in Kent. Lowry makes his professional debut in the €1.8m tournament with organisers grouping the 22-year old Offaly golfer with fellow Irishman Paul McGinley and England’s Anthony Wall for the opening two rounds.
Wed, 27 May, 2009