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Golf - Today’s News

Tiger made the most birdies at the Hero World Challenge but he's not sure when he'll play again

It was a mixed bag from the 14-time major winner in the Bahamas.

Golf - Yesterday’s News

Woods frustrated on bogey-laden final round

Former world number one Tiger Woods had a disappointing final round at the Hero World Challenge as he finished bogey-laden 76.

Stone reigns supreme at Leopard Creek while Dunne completes solid week

There was no catching Brandon Stone at Leopard Creek as the South African finished seven shots clear.

Golf - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Tiger sizzles then fizzles at Hero World Challenge

It was no day at the beach for the former world number one, but he did spend some considerable time in the Bahamas sand.

Rory McIlroy and Jamie Heaslip surprise young fans on the Toy Show Christmas Wish This post contains videos

Planet Earth references and Ken Early's underwear: Second Captains 750 podcasts on

We chat to presenter of the hugely-popular sports show, Eoin McDevitt, ahead of its latest milestone.

Golf - Friday 2 December, 2016

Par-five improvement delights resurgent Woods

After a mixed round one at the Hero World Challenge the 14-time major winner followed up with an excellent seven-under second round.

Paul Dunne wasn't able to build on his strong opening round in South Africa

Charl Schwartzel holds the clubhouse lead on -10, five clear of Ireland’s Dunne.

Tiger: 'I made some really silly mistakes - mistakes I don't normally make'

Early momentum stalls as Woods finishes comeback round on one-over par.

Golf - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Tiger fires one-over 73 in return from 16-month layoff

On the par-5 ninth, the course’s longest hole at 603 yards, the star sent his tee shot into tall weeds.

Is... is he... is Tiger back?

The Big Cat is back on the course at the Hero World Challenge – and he’s hitting it well.

Paul Dunne sizzles in South Africa to take early lead at Alfred Dunhill Championships

Not a bad start to the season for the 24-year-old.

Golf - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Returning Tiger soars with two eagles in pro-am

The former world number one, sidelined since August 2015 after back surgery, ends the longest layoff of his career.

Golf - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Tiger is back this week - and his first goal is to get into the world top 1,000

Spoiler alert: he’s already in the top 1,000.

Woods looks 'pretty good' as comeback nears

Former world number one Tiger Woods impressed Olympic champion Justin Rose and their famous playing partners in Monday’s practice round.

Golf - Friday 25 November, 2016

Denmark take World Cup lead as Lowry and McDowell fall back

Ireland are nine shots off the pace heading into tomorrow’s third round at the World Cup of Golf.

Golf - Thursday 24 November, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Gerrard calls time, Schmidt names team and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Gerrard calls time, Schmidt names team and today's sport

Elsewhere, Down GAA mourns the passing of a legend, Wallabies recall big guns and Gareth Bale is a doubt for Wales’ trip to the Aviva.

McDowell and Lowry just three shots adrift at the World Cup of Golf

The Irish pair lie in a tie for seventh after the opening round.

Golf - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'The LPGA will still be there': Leona Maguire postpones pro career to finish college degree

The 21-year-old is in the final year of her Psychology, Business and Accounting course at Duke in North Carolina.

Rory McIlroy wrote this brilliant letter to the young fan who caught a historic ball Touch Of Class This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy wrote this brilliant letter to the young fan who caught a historic ball

Youngster caught eagle ball from McIlroy’s $11.5m FedEx Cup win.

Golf - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Lowry and McDowell go in search of World Cup glory but Australia the pair to beat

The action gets underway in Melbourne on Thursday.

Golf - Sunday 20 November, 2016

McIlroy finishes on a high as Stenson wins Race to Dubai

Henrik Stenson finishes the year as Europe’s top golfer.

Golf - Friday 18 November, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Heartbreak for Irish UFC star, O'Neill on 'great lunatic' McClean and all today's sport

There was disappointing news for Dubliner Neil Seery as his farewell Belfast bout suffered a late cancellation.

Watch: Probably the toughest interview of Rory McIlroy's career to date

Nine-year-old Billy asked the golfer about female tennis players and Donald Trump.

Garcia and Molinari share the lead in Dubai, McIlroy making improvements

The second round of the DP World Tour Championship took place today.

Golf - Thursday 17 November, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: O'Brien gets the nod, day to forget for McIlroy and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: O'Brien gets the nod, day to forget for McIlroy and today's sport

Elsewhere, top Laois hurler calls time on inter-county career, no joy at Q-School for Irish duo and Conor McGregor is still not atop of the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Hurley and Hoey miss out on Tour cards at Q-School

Korea’s YE Yang, the first major winner to compete at the event, was among those to secure his spot for next season.

McIlroy's defence at DP World Tour Championship gets off to worst possible start

Lee Westwood’s putter turns hot in Dubai.

Golf - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

McIlroy admits he was 'too proud and stubborn' to seek putting help

But teaming up with a short game coach helped turn his season around.

Golf - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Stunning Gary Hurley round keeps alive hopes of claiming Tour card

Michael Hoey also made the cut at Q-School in Girona today.

€2.3 million boost for Irish Open after inclusion in European Tour's new Rolex Series

The overall prize fund in 2017 is set to be €6.5 million.

PGA Tour event breaks new ground after switching to two-man team format

All of a sudden, we’re interested in the Zurich Classic.

Golf - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Alex Noren turns six-shot deficit into six-shot victory at lucrative Nedbank Challenge

The Swedish golfer secured his fourth European Tour title of a sensational season.

For the second time in a month, Séamus Power is among the leaders on the PGA Tour

The Rio Olympian continues to impress in his debut season.

McGregor's comparison to Ali, the joy of the club championship and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how golf should treat the USA’s president-elect, Donald Trump.

Golf - Saturday 12 November, 2016

McDowell scrambles, Harrington struggles and Power surges into contention

There are Irish golfers in action on both sides of the Atlantic this weekend.

Golf - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Haka criticisms, Alvarez's prediction and the rest of today's sport

Plus, the race for the next GAA president heats up.

Golf - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Ulster pair quizzed by police, Dick Clerkin retires and today's sport

Plus, Frank De Boer is sacked as manager of Inter after just 11 games.

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