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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 3 September, 2015

Golf - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Sensational Shane Lowry claimed the biggest win of his career tonight

A groundbreaking moment for the Offaly man.

‘I’m not getting into a race with Shane or Pádraig’ – G-Mac on Rio 2016

McDowell says he is more focused on making Darren Clarke’s Ryder Cup team.

‘I know I’m good and can compete with the best but it’s now about fulfilling that potential’

The42 meets Ireland’s only female professional golfer currently on the LPGA tour, Stephanie Meadow.

Golf - Friday 7 August, 2015

Rory McIlroy paired with Jordan Spieth for likely return to PGA Championship

Stay away from those Astro pitches, Rors.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

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

Golf - Thursday 6 August, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: McCarthy’s big deal, Ryan’s big break and all today’s sport

We’ll also have your usual mix of GAA, football and other news.

Golf - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Video: Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury looks to be well on the mend

The world number could still defend his PGA Championship title.

Golf - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Could Rory McIlroy be set for dramatic return to action at next week’s US PGA?

McIlroy hasn’t played since injuring his ankle last month.

Paul Dunne’s brush with Open glory earns him place at prestigious event in America

The Greystones golfer is heading to the US Amateur Championships.

Golf - Monday 3 August, 2015

Tiger Woods says he has turned a corner with his new swing

Tiger finished tied for 18th place at the Quicken Loans National last weekend, his best finish since the Masters in April.

Golf - Saturday 1 August, 2015

‘Turning pro is where I want to be,’ but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time

The Maguire twins talked with us about the temptation of turning pro and the structured life of a collegiate athlete.

The mystery of Billy Hurley III’s missing father has been solved

Almost two weeks after disappearing, Billy Hurley III’s father has been found safe.

Golf - Friday 31 July, 2015

Have you heard of Poc Fada Golf? It’s a sport now and Ireland’s first course has just opened

You’d better get down to the range to master those sideline pucks.

Nick Watney somehow managed to save par from behind a toilet

The American found himself behind the on-course potties after a wayward second shot.

Golf - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Paul Dunne installed as one of the early contenders for BBC SPOTY award

If you believe everything the bookies say that is.

Another Irish golfer is hoping to follow Paul Dunne’s lead and take the Open by storm

Stephanie Meadow wants to put a disappointing run of form to one side at Turnberry.

Golf - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Camogie controversy calms, Tyrrell ruled out and all today’s sport

Plus this positive image of Cian Healy being put through his paces at Ireland training.

Golf - Monday 27 July, 2015

Former caddie claims Robert Allenby’s Hawaii kidnapping story isn’t true

Allenby told the media in January that he had been drugged, kidnapped, robbed and beaten following a night out in a Waikiki wine bar.

Golf - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week Pics Of The Week This post contains images

Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week

Some stunning photography from the last week in sport.

Golf - Friday 24 July, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Hulk’s racism, sectarian abuse ban and all today’s sport

Here’s what you might have missed in the sporting world.

Know your sport? Prove it by taking our big weekly quiz

Have you been paying attention?

PGA tour golfer forced to return to South Korea for mandatory two-year military service

29-year-old Sang-Moon Bae has racked up 5.2 million euro in career earnings to date.

Robert Allenby has a fan carry his bag after sacking his caddie mid-round

Yet another unbelievable Robert Allenby story.

Golf - Thursday 23 July, 2015

‘The face of the wedge was shaking and I remember thinking I was going to miss the ball’

Paul Dunne looks back on a memorable week at St Andrews.

Golf - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie BBC apologises for sexist ‘new kitchen’ remark by golf commentator Back Swinging

BBC apologises for sexist ‘new kitchen’ remark by golf commentator

The broadcaster has said that the comment was “inappropriate”.

We’ll Leave it There So: McClean warned, Sterling slips and the rest of Tuesday’s sport

Also a classy touch from Manchester United, and a defiant stance from team Sky.

Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he’s remaining amateur for the time being

Jordan Spieth also had some lovely words for the young amateur.

Golf - Monday 20 July, 2015

13 of our favourite images from this year’s Open at St. Andrews

It was a fantastic five days of golf.

We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport

Here’s everything you might have missed in the sporting world.

Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff

The American got the better of Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman this evening.

As it happened: The Open three-way playoff between Johnson, Leishman and Ooshuizen

Don’t miss a trick as we followed all the action on what promised to be a dramatic evening at St Andrews.

The sporting world has changed a lot in the time New Zealand have been rugby’s top test nation

Brian O’Driscoll’s arm was in a sling, while Roy Keane was still Manchester United captain.

‘That’s a tough lie’: Phil Mickelson just landed a horrible tee shot on this 1st floor balcony

Great place to watch The Open, not a good place to play The Open.

Paul Dunne has a good head on his shoulders, he knows how to handle this situation — Maguire

The world number one amateur also found herself in contention among the pros recently.

Here’s why Ireland’s Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later

A longstanding rule means the amateur won’t win any prize money for his exploits.