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Golf - Yesterday’s News


Golf - Yesterday’s News

'Sometimes I feel like I live two different lives' - Rory McIlroy stars in new Nike ad

The four-time Major winner speaks fondly of his family in a video released today.

Irish teenager set for professional golf debut, Cork ready for Genk and all of today's sport

Here’s what Wednesday had to offer, sports fans.

Jason Day 'running on empty' after mad hospital dash on eve of US PGA title defence

The defending champions’ preparations has been far from ideal.

13-year-old Tom McKibbin to make pro debut at NI Open after invite from Niall Horan

The One Direction singer’s new golf management company are hosting this week’s event.

Golf - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

New date for the Irish Open as it heads to Portstewart in 2017

“Portstewart is an excellent links course and one of Northern Ireland’s hidden gems,” according to Rory McIlroy.

Defending champ Day paired with Mickelson and McIlroy for opening rounds of PGA

Baltusrol looks like being a stormy place this weekend.

Golf - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Kendrick Lamar loves a Zaytoons! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Padraig Harrington, Sean Cronin and Aisling Daly also feature.

Golf - Friday 22 July, 2016

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports news this week?

Golf - Thursday 21 July, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Russian appeal fails and all today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Russian appeal fails and all today's sport

That bloody weekend is so close we can taste it.

Golf - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Leona Maguire

The Cavan native was ranked 1st in the world on the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking up until recently.

Golf - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Our Paralympic flag-bearer, blow for the Dubs and all today's sport

Plus, Ed Joyce not out as two of our teams fly out to Rio.

Tiger to miss all four majors for the first time as he confirms USPGA withdrawal

The 14-time major winner won’t be at Baltusrol next week for the USPGA Championship.

Golf - Monday 18 July, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Russia blasted over doping report, double-header for Croker and today's sport

Elsewhere, four Irish U20 players have joined the Connacht academy and Peter Sagan wins a cracking sprint finish in the Tour de France.

Golf - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Open champ Stenson dedicates victory to friend who lost battle with cancer last week

“He was one of the real good guys back in Dubai.”

It’s Sunday so here are 15 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how all the action of the last seven days looked through a lens.

Henrik Stenson wins duel with Mickelson on enthralling final day of The Open

The Swede claimed his first major in a tense final round battle.

Final round 67 for McIlroy not enough to touch front-runners at The Open

Phil Mickelson is hot on the heels on Henrik Stenson.

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week

Paddy Barnes, Paul Murphy, Cristiano Ronaldo and Carl Frampton also make the cut this week.

Golf - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Shoot-out Sunday! Stenson takes one shot lead over Mickelson into final round of Open

A thrilling final round at Royal Troon is in store.

Rory McIlroy smashes 3-wood to pieces at tail end of frustrating round

Cheer up, Rory. There’s always the Olymp… oh.

McIlroy makes woeful start to third round at Royal Troon

The world number four has been struggling on the greens.

Golf - Friday 15 July, 2016

Mickelson still the man to catch at The Open after his second round but Stenson closing in

Former Open champion Phil Mickelson followed up his magnificent opening-day 63 at Royal Troon with a 69 in more challenging conditions.

We'll Leave It There So: The skies open in Troon and all today's sport

All the sport you need to know before hitting the weekend.

'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show

Paddy Barnes isn’t happy with Rory McIlroy’s recent comments.

The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack

France’s Clement Sordet wore a hat with “Pray for Nice” written on it, while the French flag flew at half-mast and organisers offered players black ribbons.

Golf - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Agonising! Phil Mickelson came so close to first-ever 62 in 157 years of Major history

We have a clear leader after the first round of The Open.

McIlroy in contention at Troon as Reed holds clubhouse lead

Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne have plenty of work to do after disappointing opening rounds while Darren Clarke and Pádraig Harrington had decent days at the office.

Open preview: DJ in best shape of golf's elite to reign at Royal Troon

Six Irish golfers are teeing it up in Scotland today.

Golf - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Tips for Troon: 5 players worth an each-way punt at the Open this week

Underdogs regularly prevail at the tournament but who has the best chance of challenging this year?

Paul Dunne hoping the magic of the Open can bring the best out of him again

The Wicklow golfer is preparing for his third Open and first as a professional.

Caddie in hospital after being hit on head by Vijay Singh's tee-shot at the Open

William Ciplinski is in a stable condition in hospital.

Golf - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Watch: 'Why did you stop winning majors and start opening restaurants?' - GMac gets grilled TV Gold This post contains videos

Watch: 'Why did you stop winning majors and start opening restaurants?' - GMac gets grilled

Billy the kid didn’t shirk his responsibilities when asked to interview the former US Open champion.

We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy disses Olympic golf, money talks for Pelle and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Dan Martin remains on Chris Froome’s tail and Thierry Henry has chosen Sky Sports over Arsenal.

McIlroy: I'll probably watch the Olympics, but I’m not sure golf is one of the sports I’ll watch

The Northern Irishman hammered home his point that the Olympics doesn’t have the same meaning to golfers as other athletes.

Golf chief criticises the sport's big names for 'overreacting' to Zika virus threat

Peter Dawson says the mass exodus ‘hasn’t shed golf in the best light.’

Golf - Monday 11 July, 2016

Harrington, Power and Maguire to represent Ireland in Rio

Stephanie Meadow has also made the women’s reserve list for Brazil.

Lowry to tee off with Spieth and Rose in opening round of The Open

Rory McIlroy has been drawn with Danny Willett and Rickie Fowler, while Padraig Harrington is alongside Jamie Donaldson and Louis Oosthuizen.

We'll Leave It There So: O'Connell's Munster return, GAA qualifiers confirmed and today's sport

Elsewhere, Jordan Spieth has pulled out of the Olympics, Gareth Bale didn’t make Uefa’s team of Euro 2016 and the UFC has reportedly been sold for more than €3bn.

None of the world's top 4 golfers will be in Rio as Spieth the next big name to pull out

Matt Kuchar is next in line for the Americans.

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