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Golf - Yesterday’s News

Scott wins Genesis Invitational as McIlroy falls short

The world number one Rory McIlroy fired a two-over-par 73.

McIlroy shares lead heading into final round at Riviera

A crucial birdie on the 13th kept the Holywood man in the running.

Golf - Saturday 15 February, 2020

McIlroy fires six birdies to sit two shots off lead at halfway mark in California

American Matt Kuchar continues to lead at the Genesis Invitational.

Golf - Friday 14 February, 2020

Two eagles puts McIlroy in contention while Woods slips after bright start

American golfer Matt Kuchar is currently in the lead at the Genesis Invitational.

Golf - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Stephanie Meadow makes strong start at Australian Open

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, was slower out of the blocks.

Golf - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Rory McIlroy is a genuine great – he deserves more respect

McIlroy is back on top of the world rankings but we are all guilty of taking his genius for granted.

Golf - Monday 10 February, 2020

McIlroy world number one for first time in five years

The 30-year-old Hollywood native last topped the world rankings in September 2015.

Canada's Taylor triumphs at Pebble Beach, as Power the only Irishman to finish it out

Taylor held off Phil Mickelson to win the US PGA Tour event.

Golf - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Super Sunday for Leona Maguire as she finishes tied for fourth in Australia

Stephanie Meadow also managed a top 20 finish at the Vic Open, which was won by Hee Young Park.

Golf - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Sonia shows her support as Meadow and Maguire chase top 10 finishes in Australia

Meadow is tied for eighth after three rounds of the Vic Open, while Maguire is tied for 11th.

Golf - Friday 7 February, 2020

Irish duo Meadow and Maguire on the hunt in Oz as McDowell the pick of the bunch at Pebble Beach

The pair are both in the top 20 at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

Golf - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Ireland's Meadow three off the lead in Australia while Maguire also in contention

The pair are in action at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

Mickelson rules out the possibility of a 'sympathy spot' at the US Open

The 49-year-old wants to earn his place at the June tournament instead of accepting a special exemption.

Golf - Monday 3 February, 2020

Rory McIlroy set for return to world number one spot for first time since 2015

He will dethrone Brooks Koepka in a rare instance of not even needing to play this week.

Golf - Sunday 2 February, 2020

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

All the action from a different angle.

McDowell brilliantly defends lead to end European Tour title drought in Saudi Arabia

The 40-year-old hadn’t won on the European Tour since 2014, and will now likely rise into the world’s top 50.

Consequences of Cantona's kung-fu kick, Kobe Bryant's greatness and more of the week's best sportswriting

A selection of our favourite bits of sportswriting from around the world over the past seven days.

Golf - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Graeme McDowell takes the lead ahead of final day of Saudi International

He is one shot clear of his former Ryder Cup team-mate Victor Dubuisson.

Golf - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Graeme McDowell takes share of lead at Saudi International

He shares top spot with Gavin Green after day one in King Abdullah Economic City.

Golf - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Koepka the latest star name to be added to JP McManus Pro-Am in Adare

Eight of the world’s top 10 will be teeing off in Limerick later this year.

Golf - Monday 27 January, 2020

Australia's Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines as McIlroy and Rahm denied

Rory McIlroy could have regained the world number one ranking with a Farmers Insurance Open victory.

Golf - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Soderberg makes history by sprinting through 96-minute final round in Dubai In A Hurry This post contains videos

Soderberg makes history by sprinting through 96-minute final round in Dubai

The previous fastest round on the European Tour was one hour and 59 minutes by Belgium’s Thomas Pieters.

Rahm leads the way but McIlroy firmly in contention at Torrey Pines

Rory McIlroy sits in third place in the Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard heading into the final round.

Golf - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Palmer takes control with 62 as Tiger, McIlroy battle

The Holywood native struggled to make an impression at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Golf - Friday 24 January, 2020

Lowry five off the lead at halfway mark in Dubai as Harrington squeezes inside cut

Eddie Pepperell is on eight-under at the top of the leaderboard.

Tiger Woods opens with solid 69, Rory McIlroy shares third at Torrey Pines

Meanwhile, Sebastian Cappelen and Keegan Bradley are the joint leaders.

Golf - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Harrington three shots back after solid start in Dubai

America’s David Lipsky holds the early clubhouse lead at the Dubai Desert Classic.

Golf - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Lee Westwood wins Abu Dhabi Championship by two shots

Lee Westwood wins Abu Dhabi Championship by two shots

His compatriot Tommy Fleetwood came up agonisingly short of matching the course record.

Golf - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Westwood surges into Abu Dhabi lead as Lowry misses cut

Francesco Laporta surrendered his advantage at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship as Lee Westwood shot seven under to hit the front.

Golf - Friday 17 January, 2020

Get your crayons out and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition

Get your crayons out and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition

She Can! has proven a big hit since its release.

Bogey-bogey finish leaves Lowry in danger of missing Abu Dhabi cut

Defending champion is on level par for the tournament, nine shots off the pace.

Golf - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Opening 70 leaves Lowry six shots off the early pace in Abu Dhabi

Defending champion has five birdies in solid opening round.

Golf - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Abu Dhabi test gives Lowry first indication of his Ryder Cup hopes

The Clara native knows he must deliver in the desert to kickstart the new year and build on his Open success.

Golf - Monday 13 January, 2020

McDowell finishes strong but Australian star Smith triumphs at Sony Open

‘Me winning here, I hope that brings a little bit of joy to some people who are going through some tough times,’ said Smith.

Golf - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Lowry makes dazzling surge but can't quite catch Ormsby in Hong Kong

The 2019 Open champion shot a final-round 64 but fell short of the Aussie, who had set a blistering pace.

Golf - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Lowry left with work to do on final day in Hong Kong as he sits six shots off the lead

A third-round 68 has slightly hampered the Offaly man’s progress.

Golf - Friday 10 January, 2020

Lowry gets into gear at Hong Kong Open with second round 66

Lowry is four shots off the lead held by Wade Ormsby.

Golf - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dunne believes he can join Ireland's list of major winners

Speaking exclusively to The42, Greystones golfer Paul Dunne says Shane Lowry’s Open success has inspired him to think big in 2020.

Lowry headline act as Hong Kong Open set to go ahead 6 weeks after postponement

Lowry headline act as Hong Kong Open set to go ahead 6 weeks after postponement

Pro-democracy protests have gripped the city in recent months.

Golf - Friday 3 January, 2020

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