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Golf - Yesterday’s News

Captain Briggs proud of Ireland's mental strength as she leads drive for home World Cup

‘We won games we had no right to win. And sometimes you need that stomach, that grit.’

Jordan Spieth holds his nerve to land British Open in astonishing fashion

It is Spieth’s third major title after he won the Masters and US Open in 2015.

Golf - Saturday 22 July, 2017

McIlroy fades away as Jordan Spieth's faultless Open performance continues

The American is three shots clear of Matt Kuchar ahead of tomorrow’s final round.

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Golf - Friday 21 July, 2017

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Matt Kuchar looks to be the biggest threat to the American at Royal Birkdale.

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'This was definitely the round that got me back into the Championship'

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Spieth and Koepka are among the afternoon starters at Royal Birkdale.

Booze in sport: blamed too much for defeat and enjoyed too much in victory

“Drink is both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when it comes to sport, with winning the transformational potion between the two,” writes Tommy Martin.

One of the Open favorites had a 2-stroke penalty waived in controversial ruling

There were more questions for Jon Rahm at the Irish Open recently of course.

Golf - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''

JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.

Spieth joint leader after first round of The Open as McIlroy bounces back with late rally

The Irish contingent are further down the leaderboard.

Golf - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

One of the game's great eccentric minds - The Golf Channel's mini doc on Harrington is brilliant Paddy H This post contains videos

One of the game's great eccentric minds - The Golf Channel's mini doc on Harrington is brilliant

It turns out his fellow pros like to imitate the three-time Major winner.

'It's a good time to back me' - McIlroy tips 20/1 shot McIlroy for Open win

The 146th Open is set to be fiercely contested, but McIlroy reckons he is the best bet to lift the Claret Jug.

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Golf - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Out-of-sorts McIlroy must sort out putting 'nemesis,' says Greg Norman

Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut in three of the last four tournaments he has entered and Norman sees a lot of room for improvement on the greens.

Gary Player backs Rory McIlroy to turn things around at the Open

“I think Rory’s got a great chance this week.”

Golf - Monday 17 July, 2017

Sergio Garcia focused on landing a second major days before his wedding

The Masters champ has had a few near misses with the Claret Jug.

Out-of-form McIlroy paired with world number one Johnson for the Open Championship

The pairings and tee-times were released today.

Tiger Woods drops out of world's top 1,000 for first time in his career

The 14-time Major winner now sits in 1,005th position.

Golf - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Harrington left to rue disastrous third round as Cabrera Bello claims stunning Scottish Open

The Dubliner had been well in contention until Saturday’s implosion but he rallied to finish five shots off the Spaniard.

Walking shirtless through New York City and World Para Athletic joy - it's tweets of the week

Also featuring Steven McDonnell and Brian O’Driscoll.

Golf - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Harrington's Scottish Open challenge goes up in smoke with nightmare 79

Paul Dunne in the mix ahead of Sunday’s final round, three shots off the lead.

Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow miss the cut at US Open

Bogeys and double-bogeys killed off their chances of progressing to the weekend.

Golf - Friday 14 July, 2017

Pádraig Harrington leads Scottish Open as McIlroy's woes continue

Harrington retained the Claret Jug at Birkdale in 2008, and he’s in ominous form ahead of next week’s Open at the same venue.

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship

The PGA of America has ended its multi-year deal with Sky Sports.

Golf - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Padraig Harrington joint-second at Scottish Open

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy continued to struggle on day one at Dundonald Links on Thursday.

Golf - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Broken record' McIlroy confident of finding form ahead of the Open

McIlroy goes in search of that elusive spark at this week’s Scottish Open.

Golf - Monday 10 July, 2017

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Irish Open winner forced to explain ball marking incident during final round at Portstewart

Jon Rahm addressed the controversy in his press conference after lifting the trophy yesterday.

A complete history of GAA jerseys popping up at unlikely sporting events

Kerry people love The Masters.

Golf - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Spanish inquisition: Superb final round from Jon Rahm ensures record Irish Open title

Rahm is the fourth Spanish winner in the 90-year history of the event.

Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week

We review a busy few days of action via a series of memorable images.

14-year-old becomes youngest Ladies European Tour winner

Most people go their whole life without winning a professional golf tournament. Atthaya Thitikul has achieved it in her teens.

Golf - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Rahm in running to emulate Spanish greats in Irish Open

Rahm birdied four holes in succession from his 11th hole today.

Golf - Friday 7 July, 2017

McIlroy misses the Irish Open cut for the fourth time in five years

It was another frustrating day on the Portstewart links for the world number four.

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Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma

Tommy Martin on Brexit, the Irish Open and how sport in Ireland is best served by the softest of borders.

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