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Golf - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Good week at the Open for Leona Maguire but she's pipped for best amateur prize

A disappointing final round meant that the Cavan native missed out on an historic feat.

Golf - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Leona Maguire in the hunt to defend prestigious amateur award at Women's British Open

The Cavan native won the Smyth Salver at last year’s event.

Steph Curry misses cut at Web.com Tour event

The NBA star showed some promising form though.

Golf - Friday 4 August, 2017

Another strong round from Leona Maguire at the Women's Open in Scotland

The Cavan native shot a round of 70 to leave her four under par for the tournament.

Golf - Thursday 3 August, 2017

McIlroy makes a good start to 'next chapter' as life without JP gets underway

He hit an opening round 67 at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

In the mix! Strong start for Ireland's Leona Maguire at the Women's Open

The Cavan native carded three-under in the opening round, while Olivia Mehaffey is also in action at Kingsbarns.

Golf - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'To preserve a personal relationship, you sacrifice a professional one': McIlroy confirms JP split

Close friend Harry Diamond will be on the world number four’s bag this week.

Golf - Monday 31 July, 2017

Power's PGA Tour card remains in the balance after top-10 finish

The Irish Olympian posted a final round of 66 at the Canadian Open.

Rory McIlroy parts ways with caddie JP Fitzgerald - reports

The Reuters news agency says the pair have ended the partnership.

Golf - Sunday 30 July, 2017

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

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

From GAA to the Women’s Euros, it’s been another busy week in sport.

Golf - Friday 28 July, 2017

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Ireland's Power and Lowry off to strong start at low-scoring Canadian Open

Five-way tie at the top of the leaderboard in Oakville.

Golf - Monday 24 July, 2017

'Today took as much out of me as any day that I've ever played golf'

After spurning a five-stroke lead on the back nine at the 2016 Masters, Jordan Spieth was heading for a similar crash on Sunday – before turning it around.

Golf - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Jordan Spieth holds his nerve to land British Open in astonishing fashion

It is Spieth’s third major title after he won the Masters and US Open in 2015.

Golf - Saturday 22 July, 2017

McIlroy fades away as Jordan Spieth's faultless Open performance continues

The American is three shots clear of Matt Kuchar ahead of tomorrow’s final round.

Hail Branden, full of Grace! South African blitzes The Open with the first 62 in major history Remarkable This post contains videos

Hail Branden, full of Grace! South African blitzes The Open with the first 62 in major history

There was a landmark moment at Royal Birkdale today.

Golf - Friday 21 July, 2017

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Matt Kuchar looks to be the biggest threat to the American at Royal Birkdale.

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'This was definitely the round that got me back into the Championship'

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Spieth and Koepka are among the afternoon starters at Royal Birkdale.

Booze in sport: blamed too much for defeat and enjoyed too much in victory

“Drink is both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when it comes to sport, with winning the transformational potion between the two,” writes Tommy Martin.

One of the Open favorites had a 2-stroke penalty waived in controversial ruling

There were more questions for Jon Rahm at the Irish Open recently of course.

Golf - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''

JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.

Spieth joint leader after first round of The Open as McIlroy bounces back with late rally

The Irish contingent are further down the leaderboard.

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.