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Golf - Today’s News

Mickelson and world number one Johnson on course for World Match Play showdown

But Jordan Spieth joined Rory McIlroy in heading home.

Golf - Thursday 23 March, 2017

McIlroy given walkover win - but not enough to prevent WGC Match Play exit

Gary Woodland forced to withdraw due to “a personal family matter.”

Golf - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Jason Day breaks down in tears as he withdraws from WGC to be with cancer-stricken mother Perspective This post contains videos

Jason Day breaks down in tears as he withdraws from WGC to be with cancer-stricken mother

The 29-year-old conceded his first-round match with Pat Perez after just six holes.

Spieth looking forward to shedding Masters hoodoo after nightmare collapse in 2016

The 2015 champion appeared to be cruising towards back-to-back titles but crumbled down the home straight.

Golf - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

McIlroy ready for Woodland revenge bid as draw made for World Match Play

The World Match Play takes place in Texas this week.

Golf - Monday 20 March, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: derailing England and a mixed Six Nations for Ireland

Lynne Cantwell joined Murrray Kinsella for a live chat.

'It's meant so much to me in my life': Woods doing everything to get back for the Masters

The 14-time Major winner appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ today.

Golf - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Rory McIlroy moves to number two in the world but falls short on final day at Bay Hill

Marc Leishman took victory as the Northern Irishman finished two shots further back.

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week

Chris Shields, John Egan, Alan Shearer and Luke Fitzgerald also feature.

Golf - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Rory McIlroy charges but US duo lead at Bay Hill

Charley Hoffman curled in the shot of the tournament at the US PGA event.

Agent dismisses report claiming Woods unlikely for Masters

“There’s not been a decision one way or the other,” says Mark Steinberg.

Golf - Friday 17 March, 2017

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Golf - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'I won't be having cups of tea with the members': McIlroy condemns 'horrendous' Muirfield

The world number three is furious the Edinburgh club took so long to allow female members.

Golf - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Harrington faces 10 weeks out after neck surgery

But he’s hoping to be back and fully fit in time for a busy summer schedule.

British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members

The vote for change cleared the required two-thirds majority this time around.

Golf - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Golf - Friday 10 March, 2017

We'll Leave it There So: McGeady rewarded, Blow for Munster and all today's sport Friday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: McGeady rewarded, Blow for Munster and all today's sport

Plus, beleaguered Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford won’t quit, he insisted today.

Golf - Monday 6 March, 2017

McIlroy forced to wait to reclaim top spot as rival Dustin Johnson takes victory in Mexico

The Northern Irishman carded his worst round of the weekend to finish four shots back.

Golf - Saturday 4 March, 2017

How well do you remember these sporting bloopers?

In the wake of the now-infamous Oscars moment, we look back on some of the more memorable slip-ups in sport from down through the years.

Rory McIlroy defies illness to take the halfway lead in Mexico

McIlroy is two strokes clear of Phil Mickelson, Ross Fisher and Justin Thomas going into the weekend.

Golf - Friday 3 March, 2017

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Trump controversy doesn't seem to affect McIlroy as he cards solid opening in Mexico

The only blemish on the scorecard was a dropped shot at the 4th.

Golf - Thursday 2 March, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Familiar faces return for Ireland, Clarke's retirement and today's sport

Elsewhere, big news for Irish boxing fans and Paul McGinley offers up some interesting comments on Rory McIlroy’s latest controversy

'New rules will drag golf kicking and screaming into the 21st century'

Golf’s rulemakers are doing the right thing trying to modernise the game.

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

Golf - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Jackson to stay at Ulster, CPA consider strike action and all today's sport

Plus, we have the fixture details for tomorrow’s Munster Schools Senior Cup semi-final.

Golf set for its biggest rules shake-up in centuries

It’s hoped the new rules will help to speed up play.

'Respect the guy, don't respect the guy, I don't care': McIlroy defends 'surreal experience' with Trump

“I’m sorry if I sort of, I don’t know, p***ed people off. But I felt I was in a position where I couldn’t really do anything but say yes.”

Golf - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Pain in the neck! Harrington anxiously waiting to discover if he needs surgery

The 45-year-old is currently on a family holiday.

Golf - Monday 27 February, 2017

Even a rogue sprinkler head couldn't stop Rickie Fowler winning the Honda Classic

The American moved back into the world’s top-10 with the win.

Golf - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Richie Hogan on GAA structures and more in our tweets of the week

Also featuring Stephen Elliott and Stephanie Roche.

Golf - Saturday 25 February, 2017

How 'ready golf' could make the sport better for players and spectators

Mark Wehrly of the GUI explains how they shaved 45 minutes off the average round time.

Golf - Friday 24 February, 2017

McIlroy: To be called a fascist and bigot because I spent time in someone's company is ridiculous

The Northern Irishman has responded to criticism after he was pictured during a round with US President Donald Trump.

'I don’t really care about the policies' - McIlroy reveals interest in Trump's rise

The US president’s contentious comments and actions have been criticised by some in the world of sport.

Seamus Power four off the lead at the Honda Classic while Harrington and McDowell struggle

Power hit three birdies in the opening round.

'He knows he can't beat anybody!' Golfer that you've never heard of rips into Tiger

Right now, you’re probably asking yourself: who is Pat Perez?

Golf - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Out of Bounds: Only Rory knows if his round with Trump was an unnecessary distraction

McIlroy lives in a different world than the rest of us, so should we be surprised a round with POTUS is part of it?

Golf - Monday 20 February, 2017

The Open Championship is heading back to Royal St George's

Sandwich has played host to 14 previous Open Championships and will get the honour again in three years.

Johnson on top of the world after Genesis Open win No1

Johnson on top of the world after Genesis Open win

The American moved ahead of Jason Day in the world rankings after a five-shot victory at Riviera.

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