Sergio Garcia marked his first appearance on European soil since winning the Masters by heading into the second day of the BMW International in third place.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
Rory McIlroy admits a third consecutive Race to Dubai title is now out of his hands after his withdrawal from the Turkish Airlines Open.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
James Hahn said the anxiety was creeping in after missing eight straight cuts on the PGA Tour, causing him to wonder if he’d ever get his game straightened out.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Golfers on the European Tour have a new item of clothing to pack in their suitcase. The tour confirmed it will allow players to wear shorts during practice rounds and pro-ams, after the policy was passed unanimously by a tournament committee in Abu Dhabi.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Fota Island Resort is in the market to welcome back the Irish Open to Cork "in the not too distant future", as the city and county prepares to bid for a number of spectacular international sporting events on the back of a successful staging of the European Tour event.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed has apologised for an "unacceptable" foul-mouthed outburst on the opening day of the WGC-HSBC Champions Event in Shanghai, but is still set to be punished by the PGA Tour.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Europe’s best golfers may still be jockeying for position on the 2014 Race To Dubai, with the season’s climax at the DP Tour Championship still five weeks away.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
The European Tour has admitted launching the EurAsia Cup was a “mistake” and are seeking to end the row with the organisers of the rival Royal Trophy that will not see them “lose too much face”.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
Pádraig Harrington’s Valero Texas Open performance is now absolutely crucial with now just eight rounds remaining if he’s to qualify for the Masters next month.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2014
The Tour of Ireland is on course to return in 2015 with a five-day 2.1-ranked race on the cards, according to Dublin-based sports marketing firm Shadetree Sports.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem admits the status of deer antler spray is “kind of silly” after Vijay Singh was cleared of a doping offence despite admitting to using a substance that cannot be detected.
Wed, 01 May, 2013
Paul Lawrie has moved on from Scotland to Switzerland to try to pull off the same double Thomas Bjorn achieved last year.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
Bradley Wiggins will not ride in next week’s Tour of Denmark after being granted extra time off following his hugely successful summer.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
Yellow jersey Bradley Wiggins was praised for calling a truce on a controversial day at the Tour de France as the race was sabotaged by spectators laying tacks in the road.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
SUZANN PETTERSEN, the second ranked female golfer in the world, yesterday declared at Killeen Castle that Europe are ‘here to win’ the Solheim Cup.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2011
NOT once since the event began in 1927 has an Irishman captained a Britain & Ireland or Europe Ryder Cup team.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2011
TWENTY years ago, PJ Carroll, the then sponsors of the tournament, invested a considerable sum of money in attracting Payne Stewart to compete in the Irish Open Championship at Killarney.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2011
Elliot Saltman has decided not to appeal against his three-month ban from the European Tour.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
Tiger Woods has been fined an undisclosed amount by the European Tour for spitting on the 12th green of his final round at the Dubai Desert Classic yesterday.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
CIAN O’CONNOR took the leading rider award on Saturday at the Dubai Show Jumping Championships, the first of four shows he will contest in the United Arab Emirates.
Mon, 10 Jan, 2011
GOLDMAN Sachs Mortgage Co, owed nearly $200 million (€161.5m) by the Irish investors in Florida’s Sawgrass Marriott Resort, has failed in its bid to take over and sell off the company’s assets.
Wed, 23 Jun, 2010
RORY MCILROY will contest next year’s Irish Open despite confirming yesterday he has joined the U.S. Tour.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2009
Ireland's newest golf star Shane Lowry is determined to make the right impression on and off the course in his new career.
Wed, 27 May, 2009
JOSE Maria Olazabal has agreed to be assistant to captain Colin Montgomerie at next year’s Ryder Cup in Wales — but only if he does not qualify for the side.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2009
The European Tour claim they are the envy “of all other sports” after announcing today that car giants BMW will extend their involvement in golf.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
South Korea’s Amy Yang fired a course record nine-under-par 63 to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the HypoVereinsbank Ladies German Open.
Sat, 31 May, 2008
Michelle Wie is in Munich this week as she continues her attempt to rediscover the form which earned her worldwide fame and fortune.
Tue, 27 May, 2008
European number one Justin Rose and fellow Englishman Luke Donald were just one shot off the lead after the first round of the Nedbank Challenge.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2007
American Kris Lindstrom claimed a one-stroke lead at the Finnair Masters in Helsinki after equalling her best score on the Ladies European Tour.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2007
CARS will be forced off the streets of Cork for the first stage of a new international cycling race next week.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2007
Michael Rasmussen’s Rabobank team have confirmed they have withdrawn the Tour de France leader from this year’s race and sacked him “on the spot” for apparently “lying about his whereabouts”.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2007
Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has expressed his disappointment over the latest scandal to affect the tour, after Team Astana withdrew following Alexandre Vinokourov’s positive test for a banned blood transfusion.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2007
Team Astana have withdrawn from the Tour de France after Alexandre Vinokourov tested positive for a banned blood transfusion.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2007
Joakim Haeggman survived an attack from an angry goose to lie just two shots off the lead after the first round of the Valle Romano Open de Andalucia.
Thu, 10 May, 2007
Even though he has won two of the last three Masters Phil Mickelson admits he is “a little nervous” about the start of his title defence at Augusta tomorrow.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2007
The rising cost of the traditional Irish wedding will mean that 20% of Irish weddings in 2007 will be held abroad, a specialist travel agent claimed today.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to clear Inigo Landaluze of doping because of testing errors has handed Tour de France winner Floyd Landis hope of clearing his name.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2006
Tiger Woods maintained his dominance of the Grand Slam of Golf as he fired a six-under-par 66 on Wednesday and overtook Jim Furyk to defend his title at the unofficial event.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2006
Four days on from the Ryder Cup and Lee Westwood still sounds worse for wear.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2006