Event: British Open
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Dublin-based sports agency Horizon Sports which represents Shane Lowry had a positive swing in its fortunes last year even before the Clara, Co Offaly man’s runaway victory at the British Open.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
It was Lowry's best-ever opening round in a major.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
When Darren Clarke hits the British Open’s first tee shot at Royal Portrush at 6.35am tomorrow an ambition many years in the making — and many, many days of heartfelt persuasion too — will come to fruition.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Shane Lowry is on a different wavelength to Pádraig Harrington regarding the date for next year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
James Sugrue’s magnificent achievement in winning the 124th British Amateur Championship at Portmarnock has not gone unnoticed by a quartet of famous Irish professionals.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Mallow’s James Sugrue achieved the ambition of a lifetime at Portmarnock today when he won the British Amateur Championship and with it, an appearance in next month’s British Open at Royal Portrush followed by next year’s US Masters and Open.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
Watching Rory McIlroy decimate course and field at the Canadian Open for his 16th Tour win left many golf watchers of a mind with the US golf writer who quizzed him Sunday in Hamilton on the apparent inconsistency in his game. Missed cut at the Memorial one week, Sunday stroll in Canada the next?
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Tiger Woods admits he has yet to come to terms with winning his fifth Masters title at Augusta National.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018
Ten of the leading contenders for the US PGA Championship (listed in predicted order of finish)
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
The USPGA Championship has all the trappings of a big celebration this year.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
All around him on a windy summer day on the links of Carnoustie, the leaders were imploding as Tiger Woods moved into the lead at the turn.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
Simon Thornton (Tulfarris Golf Resort) edged out Neil O’Briain (Old Conna GC) on the first play-off hole to win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open qualifier at Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
Bubba Watson shot a final round of 63 to win the Travelers Championship by three strokes.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Pádraig Harrington made an encouraging start to the Travelers Championship yesterday, posting a four-under par round of 66 to lie just three behind early leader Zach Johnson.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
New Kerry GAA commercial manager Maurice O’Meara feels the position presents him with the challenge he was looking for after years involved with golf in the county.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
Justin Rose got his first PGA Tour victory at Jack Nicklaus’ tournament. His latest came after finishing 20 under at Hogan’s Alley, three strokes ahead of defending US Open champion Brooks Koepka.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
Paul McGinley reckons Paul Dunne’s first two years as a professional golfer may have already eclipsed Rory McIlroy’s.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
The timing of the decision rather than the actual ending of the nine-year player-caddie relationship between Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald was the biggest surprise for Paul McGinley.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Matt Kuchar was delighted to be able to watch his Open Championship rivals battle for survival in the worst of the conditions late yesterday, safe in the knowledge he had come through his own trials unscathed at Royal Birkdale.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
“Every golf course in the world that has been awarded the dubious honour of the Royal Charter has two things in common: They have some of the best courses with some of the worst members.” — David Feherty
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
A relaxed Pádraig Harrington does not believe a fourth major title would alter his golfing legacy, but concedes a third British Open victory next week might lead to a hasty change of heart.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Only one year and one week ago, Spain’s Jon Rahm made his professional debut at the Quicken Loans National on the PGA Tour. He opened with a 64 at Congressional and tied for third, earning a spot in the British Open and putting him on the fast track to earning a PGA Tour card.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Rory McIlroy was far from his ball striking best throughout yesterday’s second round of the Players Championship at Sawgrass but he just about survived into the weekend’s after a round of 71 for an even par total of 144 that leaves him with an outside chance of challenging for the “fifth Major” over the weekend.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
Phil Mickelson is relishing the poor weather conditions being forecast for the first two rounds of the Masters and the prospect of less experienced players shooting themselves out of contention at Augusta National.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Rory McIlroy’s bid for an elusive first U.S. Masters title and the grand slam of golf’s major championships has received an unexpected boost from the long-range weather forecast.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Dustin Johnson has set his sights on becoming world number one as he heads into next week’s Open Championship at Troon seeking a third win in a row.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Oakmont has hosted the US Open more than any other golf course, and there’s a reason.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Tue, 17 May, 2016
The celebration for John Daly began the day he became eligible for the PGA Tour Champions.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
Airline Aer Lingus has announced it will up capacity on its Dublin to Glasgow service for golf fans heading to the British Open this summer.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Augusta Masters champion Danny Willett will add to the cast of homegrown major winners when he keeps his promise to play next month’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the K Club.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Neil Manchip almost made it as an elite pro golfer but found his calling as a coach and has inspired Ireland’s rise as a world power in the sport. He is in Augusta this week, as Shane Lowry’s coach. But he doesn’t like to describe their relationship that way...
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Donald Trump may become the 45th President of the United States but whether or not he becomes a distraction as his Trump National Doral course hosts the WGC Cadillac Championship this week, he’s unlikely to change the essence of the way he goes about his business.
Wed, 02 Mar, 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