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Golf - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Golf - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

One of the game's great eccentric minds - The Golf Channel's mini doc on Harrington is brilliant Paddy H This post contains videos

One of the game's great eccentric minds - The Golf Channel's mini doc on Harrington is brilliant

It turns out his fellow pros like to imitate the three-time Major winner.

'It's a good time to back me' - McIlroy tips 20/1 shot McIlroy for Open win

The 146th Open is set to be fiercely contested, but McIlroy reckons he is the best bet to lift the Claret Jug.

Golf - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Out-of-sorts McIlroy must sort out putting 'nemesis,' says Greg Norman

Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut in three of the last four tournaments he has entered and Norman sees a lot of room for improvement on the greens.

Gary Player backs Rory McIlroy to turn things around at the Open

“I think Rory’s got a great chance this week.”

Golf - Monday 17 July, 2017

Sergio Garcia focused on landing a second major days before his wedding

The Masters champ has had a few near misses with the Claret Jug.

Out-of-form McIlroy paired with world number one Johnson for the Open Championship

The pairings and tee-times were released today.

Tiger Woods drops out of world's top 1,000 for first time in his career

The 14-time Major winner now sits in 1,005th position.

Golf - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Harrington left to rue disastrous third round as Cabrera Bello claims stunning Scottish Open

The Dubliner had been well in contention until Saturday’s implosion but he rallied to finish five shots off the Spaniard.

Walking shirtless through New York City and World Para Athletic joy - it's tweets of the week

Also featuring Steven McDonnell and Brian O’Driscoll.

Golf - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Harrington's Scottish Open challenge goes up in smoke with nightmare 79

Paul Dunne in the mix ahead of Sunday’s final round, three shots off the lead.

Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow miss the cut at US Open

Bogeys and double-bogeys killed off their chances of progressing to the weekend.

Golf - Friday 14 July, 2017

Pádraig Harrington leads Scottish Open as McIlroy's woes continue

Harrington retained the Claret Jug at Birkdale in 2008, and he’s in ominous form ahead of next week’s Open at the same venue.

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship

The PGA of America has ended its multi-year deal with Sky Sports.

Golf - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Padraig Harrington joint-second at Scottish Open

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy continued to struggle on day one at Dundonald Links on Thursday.

Golf - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Broken record' McIlroy confident of finding form ahead of the Open

McIlroy goes in search of that elusive spark at this week’s Scottish Open.

Golf - Monday 10 July, 2017

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Irish Open winner forced to explain ball marking incident during final round at Portstewart

Jon Rahm addressed the controversy in his press conference after lifting the trophy yesterday.

A complete history of GAA jerseys popping up at unlikely sporting events

Kerry people love The Masters.

Golf - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Spanish inquisition: Superb final round from Jon Rahm ensures record Irish Open title

Rahm is the fourth Spanish winner in the 90-year history of the event.

Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week

We review a busy few days of action via a series of memorable images.

14-year-old becomes youngest Ladies European Tour winner

Most people go their whole life without winning a professional golf tournament. Atthaya Thitikul has achieved it in her teens.

Golf - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Rahm in running to emulate Spanish greats in Irish Open

Rahm birdied four holes in succession from his 11th hole today.

Golf - Friday 7 July, 2017

McIlroy misses the Irish Open cut for the fourth time in five years

It was another frustrating day on the Portstewart links for the world number four.

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Northern success always presents us in the south with a dilemma

Tommy Martin on Brexit, the Irish Open and how sport in Ireland is best served by the softest of borders.

Golf - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'It was just one of those days': McIlroy makes slow start to Irish Open defence

It was a better day for Paul Dunne and Graeme McDowell at Portstewart.

Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy

The Irish Open gets underway this morning.

Golf - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

McIlroy headlines star-studded group as Irish Open draw announced

McIlroy will play alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Jon Rahm on Thursday and Friday.

'It's going to be carnage': Lowry questions new Irish Open phone policy

Spectators will be allowed take photos on their mobile phones for the first time ever this week.

'There are a lot of geniuses out there private messaging me telling me what I should do'

Shane Lowry is still searching for the spark to ignite his season, but is in a good place ahead of this week’s Irish Open.

Golf - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Paul Dunne impresses as Fleetwood storms to French Open title

There was less positive news for Shane Lowry, however, as the Offaly native previously missed the cut.

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

From the weekend’s GAA action to the Confederations Cup, it’s been another busy week in sport.

The wonderful life of an umpire, a triumph over adversity and the week's best sportswriting

There’s also a candid interview with a former Tottenham and Liverpool defender.

Golf - Friday 30 June, 2017

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Golf - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Steph Curry to play in Web.com professional golf tournament

The two-time MVP has received a sponsor’s invite for the Ellie Mae Classic.

Golf - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Sky Sports set to launch channels for specific sports in bid to halt falling figures

The network is also reportedly planning to reduce its subscription fees.

Golf - Monday 26 June, 2017

Spieth had fun going 'nuts' after draining bunker shot

The American produced a brilliant bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship.