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Golf - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent

With Dustin Johnson falling way down the field, Brooks Koepka was the real hero of the day.

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem

Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.

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Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles

The action is underway at Carnoustie.

McIlroy bids to end American dominance as Open returns to Carnoustie

The Holywood native is aiming to overcome a four-year drought without a major victory.

Golf - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend? Crystal Ball Gazing This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend?

The first round tees off at Carnoustie tomorrow.

Old devil-may-care attitude could reap major reward, says McIlroy

The 29-year-old’s last triumph in a major dates back to 2014.

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag

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Jordan Spieth seeks to emulate Padraig Harrington AIM

Jordan Spieth seeks to emulate Padraig Harrington

The American is hoping to become the first player since Irishman Padraig Harrington in 2007/08 to win back to back Opens.

Golf - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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Irish impressionist earns gig with US sports network thanks to his spot-on sketches

Mullingar man Conor Moore has nailed taking off some of the world’s best-known athletes.

Woods: The Open is my best chance to win another Major

The 42-year-old makes his first appearance at the tournament in three years this week.

Golf - Monday 16 July, 2018

'It's got harder' - Harrington backs McIlroy to break four-year Majors drought

Ahead of The Open this week, the Dublin brushed off suggestions that Rory is underachieving.

Harrington paired with Bubba for opening rounds at The Open

Here are the tee times and pairings ahead of Thursday’s major.

Golf - Sunday 15 July, 2018

South African Stone goes agonisingly close to 59 as Scotland win books his Open spot

The Scottish Open almost saw a piece of European Tour history, but Brandon Stone had to settle for 60 as he prevailed.

Golf - Friday 13 July, 2018

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Golf - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'I do a lot of dumb stuff and I made a big mistake. I wish I could take it back'

Phil Mickelson says he has ‘moments where I’m in a cloud, not really sure what I’m doing.’

Golf - Monday 9 July, 2018

31-under-par score sees Kim Sei-Young smash golfing records

The South Korean made history en route to claiming victory at Thornberry Creek.

Golf - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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Watch: Phil Mickelson calls two-shot penalty on himself at Greenbrier Classic

It hasn’t been a good few weeks for Phil.

'I'd be lying if I said it was a very enjoyable week, and that's no disrespect to anyone'

Shane Lowry says added pressure means he can no longer enjoy the Irish Open.

Knox the Irish Open champion as he outguns Fox in Ballyliffin play-off

The Scot drained two monster putts to claim his first Tour win since 2016.

Golf - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Home interest fades as South African Van Rooyen seizes control at the Irish Open

McIlroy, McDowell and Dunne all left frustrated on moving day at Ballyliffin.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in talks for $10 million golf showdown

The pair were due to go head-to-head on 3 July, but after that date fell through, both players are committed to making it happen.

Golf - Friday 6 July, 2018

Double bogey completes Harrington horror show as he misses Irish Open cut

The three-time Major winner required a bogey on the last to make the weekend, but three-putted to sign for a 78.

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McIlroy relieved to be around for the weekend as Swede Lagergren seizes the lead

Another mixed round leaves the tournament host six shots off the lead at the Irish Open.

McIlroy plays down putting problems despite more missed chances on Ballyliffin greens

The world number eight feels too much has been made about his putting this season.

Golf - Thursday 5 July, 2018

McIlroy sparkles tee-to-green but missed putts lead to opening-round frustration

The tournament host sits three shots off the lead, which is held by New Zealand’s Ryan Fox.

'My short game was good enough to handle the odd bad shot': Harrington one off the lead at Irish Open

The three-time Major winner carded a super 68 on the opening day at Ballyliffin.

'There are other things in my life that are more important than golf'

Rory McIlroy admits his priorities have shifted in recent years, and what happens on the course is not the be-all and end-all.

Golf - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'

Gavin Moynihan has endured a difficult start to life on the European Tour, but is hoping to find a spark at this week’s Irish Open at Ballyliffin.

'If I can get on the Ryder Cup team, great. If not, I'll watch it like everybody else'

Paul Dunne is focused on making improvements across his game, rather than thinking too much about selection for this year’s Ryder Cup.

'It's the first time I sat out a Major and questioned whether I wanted to be there'

Harrington is bidding to add a second Irish Open to the one he won in 2007 at Adare Manor.

Golf - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

McDowell withdraws from Open qualifying after clubs get left in 'black hole known as CDG'

Air France have been blamed by the golf star after his clubs never made it to England for today’s Open qualifier.

Golf - Friday 29 June, 2018

Tiger will start the weekend four shots off the lead at the Quicken Loans

Tiger will start the weekend four shots off the lead at the Quicken Loans

Is it time for Tiger’s first win since 2013?

Golf - Thursday 28 June, 2018

McDowell finishes first round of French Open just one shot off the lead

Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry are also in action in Paris.

Woods tests out new putters in bid to end five-year drought

After being left frustrated on the greens since his return, Woods is eyeing a new putter.

Golf - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Casey shoots sensational 62 to seize lead at Travelers, as McIlroy struggles on the greens

The Englishman leads by four shots heading into the final round.

How Senegal stunned France at the 2002 World Cup and more of the week's best sportswriting

Settle yourself into some brilliant reads from this week.

Golf - Saturday 23 June, 2018

McIlroy finding top gear as he heads into weekend three off the lead

Brian Harman leads the Travelers Championship, but McIlroy is part of a strong chasing pack.