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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 26 May, 2018

Golf - Yesterday’s News

'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction

Rory McIlroy had defending champion Alex Noren thinking about quitting after day two at Wentworth.

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'The best I've played this year': McIlroy storms into the lead at Wentworth Birdie Blitz This post contains videos

'The best I've played this year': McIlroy storms into the lead at Wentworth

McIlroy’s iron play was on fire this morning.

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Golf - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Rory McIlroy two shots off the lead after impressive start at Wentworth

The 29-year-old carded a five-under 67 at the BMW PGA Championship.

Golf - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'I dreamed of being a great golfer - I never dreamed of all this other stuff'

Rory McIlroy has been ranked as the 15th most famous sportsperson in the world by ESPN.

Golf - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Harrington and McDowell named as European vice captains for Ryder Cup

Thomas Bjorn has completed his backroom team for September’s match in Paris.

Golf - Friday 18 May, 2018

Inspired by McIlroy, Antrim-born golf prodigy set for European Tour debut

15-year-old Tom McKibbin will compete at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month.

Golf - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Lahinch will host the Irish Open for the first time next year

The European Tour has today announced that the event will take place at the County Clare course from 4-7 July 2019.

Golf - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Everyone is fine': Lucas Glover's wife arrested after altercation with golfer

Krista Glover is due in court at the end of the month, according to reports.

Golf - Monday 14 May, 2018

Simpson cruises to victory at Players Championship

Justin Thomas, meanwhile, leapfrogged fellow American Dustin Johnson atop the golf rankings on Sunday.

Golf - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Woods surges into Sawgrass contention with lowest round of season

A course record was on the cards, before an underwhelming back nine took the sting out of his charge.

Golf - Friday 11 May, 2018

Webb Simpson's dream of an incredible 59 at the Players goes splash on the 17th D'oh! This post contains videos

Webb Simpson's dream of an incredible 59 at the Players goes splash on the 17th

Simpson seizes control with a brilliant second-round at Sawgrass… but what might have been?

Johnson headlines crowded leaderboard at Players Championship but Spieth struggles

A group of six were tied for the lead after the opening round of The Players Championship.

Golf - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I didn't get the result I wanted' - Masters disappointment fueling McIlroy's desire

Rory McIlroy is confident his game is in good shape ahead of the Players Championship.

Tiger's back! Woods confirms 20th Open Championship appearance this summer

Having missed the last two Opens, the three-time champion will compete for the Claret Jug at Carnoustie in July.

Golf - Monday 7 May, 2018

Day's strong finish seals triumphant Wells Fargo Championship win

Unlikely challenger Aaron Wise fell short of a first PGA Tour title win as Jason Day held on at the Wells Fargo Championship on Sunday.

Golf - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Huge payday for Dunne and Moynihan as they claim victory for Ireland in GolfSixes

The pair played some stunning golf over the weekend to claim victory at the Centurion Club.

Sending good wishes to Alex Ferguson and more tweets of the week

Also featuring Gary Lineker and Brian O’Driscoll.

Golf - Saturday 5 May, 2018

McIlroy back on form at Quail Hollow with 66, but Day not looking back

Seamus Power, Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell were also on the birdie hunt in Charlotte.

Rory McIlroy endures birthday to forget with Wells Fargo struggles

It was a bad day at the office for the former world No 1.

Golf - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Hat-trick hunting McIlroy off to a solid start at Quail Hollow

McIlroy’s 68 was among the best of the early scores.

Golf - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'Losing my Dad, who was such a big influence, was tough and mentally I wasn't the same person'

After the tragic passing of her father, Stephanie Meadow’s game fell apart and as a serious back injury saw her hit rock bottom, she began to question if golf was still want she wanted to do.

Excellent showing from Ireland's Dunne as Bjork wins China Open

The Greystones golfer finished four shots off the Swede, who claimed his first European Tour victory.

Harrington and Lowry fail to mount challenge at the Zurich Classic

American duo Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown take a one-shot lead into the final round at TPC Louisiana.

Golf - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Flawless round leaves Dunne in the hunt on the final day at the China Open

The Greystones native didn’t drop a single shot en route to carding a five-under-par round of 67.

Spieth and Garcia miss New Orleans cut but Irish quartet remain in contention

Michael Kim and Andrew Putnam hold a one-shot lead following Friday’s second round at the Zurich Classic.

Golf - Thursday 26 April, 2018

The pants are off! Justin Rose strips down to his underwear to play shot from water hazard Brief Encounter This post contains videos

The pants are off! Justin Rose strips down to his underwear to play shot from water hazard

The Englishman wasn’t afraid to show a little skin at the Zurich Classic.

Break over! Woods to get back to work on the PGA Tour next week

The 42-year-old will play his first tournament since the Masters at the Wells Fargo Championship next week.

Ulster duo named on Great Britain and Ireland team for prestigious amateur golf tournament

Olivia Mehaffey and Paula Grant have been selected on an eight-player team for the Curtis Cup.

Golf - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Padraig Harrington keen to captain Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup

The 46-year-old is expected to be named by current European skipper Thomas Bjorn as a vice-captain for the next edition.

Golf - Friday 20 April, 2018

Sergio Garcia throws driver into bushes - and then has to go retrieve it

It hasn’t been a good few weeks for the Spaniard.

Hole-in-one not enough as tournament favourite Dunne misses the cut in Morocco

The 25-year-old struggled to a four-over par round of 76 today.

Adare Manor to bid for 2026 Ryder Cup after completion of €70 million redesign

Owner JP McManus said he wants to bring the tournament back to Ireland.

Golf - Monday 16 April, 2018

'My game is great': Dunne lands another big payday despite second-place disappointment

The Wicklow golfer is taking the positives from his performance at the Open de Espana.

Golf - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Paul Dunne falls just short at Open de Espana as Rahm seals victory on home soil

The Wicklow native’s second-place finish landed him a big payday though.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

A failed golfer's Masters meltdown and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on for yourself. This is your time.

Golf - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Poulter hits the front as DeChambeau toils at RBC Heritage

The Englishman played some textbook golf en route to signing for a bogey-free four-under-par 67 after his third round.

Birdie finish sees Dunne take one-shot lead into final round of Open de Espana

The 25-year-old is bidding to win his second career title.

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