Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
For something widely described as the worst-kept secret in golf, Pádraig Harrington’s eventual unveiling as Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain surprised us in just how pleasant and important a reminder it was of what a special golf nation this is, and what a special sportsperson Harrington is.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
The Irish women’s hockey team captured the imagination of the public with their run to the World Cup final in London. Gillian Pinder, the penalty hero in their semi-final win over Spain — provides the definitive inside story of the team of the year. She spoke with.
Sat, 22 Dec, 2018
PÁDRAIG HARRINGTON might only be one place ahead of Rory McIlroy in the world rankings but the gulf in experience between the three-time major winner and the young Ulsterman was evident as they prepared for next week’s Masters Tournament at the Shell Houston Open.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
PÁDRAIG Harrington continues to confuse and confound. One week he’s telling us ‘there will no more tinkering with my swing’ but now two days before he bids to win the Open Championship for the third successive year, he talks of ‘little changes’ which have followed from consultations with swing coach Bob Torrance.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2009
WHILE deriving a degree of satisfaction from winning the Irish Professional Championship for the sixth time and the third year in a row, at the European Club on Saturday, Pádraig Harrington admitted that he’s “still clutching at straws” with regard to getting his game into shape for a successful defence of the Open Championship at Turnberry this week.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2009