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Golf - Yesterday’s News

Shane Lowry completes dream start to 2019 and wins big in Abu Dhabi Proud Day This post contains videos

Shane Lowry completes dream start to 2019 and wins big in Abu Dhabi

The Offaly man produced a brilliant comeback to seal a first tournament win since 2015.

Golf - Friday 18 January, 2019

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Shane Lowry leads in Abu Dhabi after scorching third-round 67

The Offaly man sank seven birdies in all.

A Mickelson masterclass as Phil hits career-low round at Desert Classic 60

A Mickelson masterclass as Phil hits career-low round at Desert Classic

The American was on course for a first-ever 59, but in the end had to settle for a 60.

Golf - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Lowry recovers from 'horrendous' start to retain narrow lead in Abu Dhabi

The Offaly native is chasing his first tournament win in three years.

Golf - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Shane Lowry equals course record to secure early lead at Abu Dhabi Going Well This post contains videos

Shane Lowry equals course record to secure early lead at Abu Dhabi

The Offaly native produced an impressive opening round 62, which included 10 birdies and eight pars, and left him on -10.

Golf - Sunday 13 January, 2019

The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Golf - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'I'm the least concerned' - Pádraig Harrington confident Rory McIlroy will play Ryder Cup

Team Europe’s new captain is already down to work.

Golf - Friday 11 January, 2019

Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship

The 21-year-old ASU student previously featured in last year’s US Open at Shoal Creek.

Golf - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'One of the leaders of my team' - Harrington confident of McIlroy's commitment to Ryder Cup

The 29-year-old recently described the European Tour as ‘a stepping stone.’

The Alchemist: Why Pádraig Harrington is an ideal fit for the Ryder Cup captaincy

The Dubliner has been announced as Europe’s captain for the 43rd instalment of the Ryder Cup.

Padraig Harrington confirmed as Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup

The contest takes place against the USA at Whistling Straits next year.

Golf - Sunday 6 January, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite pictures from the sporting week

Danger, a dagger and the delight of January hurling. It’s all in frame.

McIlroy three behind Woodland as he chases early season PGA Tour win in Hawaii

Gary Woodland is the leader entering the final round with McIlroy in second place.

Golf - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'A nice start to the year': McIlroy impressing at Tournament of Champions in Hawaii

Former world number one Rory McIlroy reflected on his second-round 68 in Hawaii on Friday – enough to earn a share of second position.

Golf - Friday 4 January, 2019

Rory McIlroy makes solid start to PGA Tour season in Hawaii

American golfer Kevin Tway carded a seven-under-par 66 to set the pace at the season-opening event in Maui.

Golf - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Harrington to miss opening 2019 events after breaking wrist at home

The three-time Major winner ‘slipped whilst walking down the stairs at home in mid-December.’

Golf - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

McIlroy: European Tour a stepping stone to playing on PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy believes the incentives to play in America far outweigh those to play on his home tour.

Golf - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Open thread: What are you most looking forward to in the 2019 sporting year?

There’s plenty of sporting events on the horizon in 2019, including the Rugby World Cup and Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Golf - Monday 31 December, 2018

22 of our favourite sports books from 2018

Featuring Tiger Woods, Andy Lee, Seán Cavanagh and Cora Staunton among others.

Golf - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Remembering the people the sports world lost in 2018

From age-old superstars to tragic figures taken far too soon, there were many to mourn.

'Women's sport hasn't been visible enough to occupy that same spot in our hearts. It should, it can and it will'

One of the brains behind the 20×20 campaign, Sarah Colgan, sat down with The42 to delve deeper into the landmark campaign.

Dunphy to hurling's meaning: some of our favourite sportswriting of 2018

Get the kettle on and find that selection box.

Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Open thread: What was your favourite moment from the 2018 sporting year?

From Ireland’s Grand Slam triumph to our hockey stars claiming silver at the World Cup, it’s been a year to remember.

Golf - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Told you I would do it' - Cheeky Bjorn has Ryder Cup score tattooed on backside A PROMISE KEPT This post contains videos

'Told you I would do it' - Cheeky Bjorn has Ryder Cup score tattooed on backside

12 weeks on from Europe’s Ryder Cup triumph, the Dane has had the result inked on to his bottom.

'I'm very lucky to make the money I do and provide the life for my family that I do'

It’s now three years since Shane Lowry last won, but in a sit-down interview with The42, the Offaly golfer explains how his life, perspective and motivations have changed in that time.

Golf - Sunday 23 December, 2018

‘He is an absolute genius. But it comes at a cost’ Enigma This post contains videos

‘He is an absolute genius. But it comes at a cost’

Armen Keteyian, who has co-authored an acclaimed biography of Tiger Woods, chats about the star’s remarkable life.

Golf - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Maguire secures full European Tour card for 2019 after playoff victory in Morocco

The 24-year-old from Cavan defeated her Sweden opponent to clinch a top-five finish at qualifying school.

Ireland's Maguire eyeing top-five finish in Morocco to clinch top European Tour card

The 24-year-old will face a lot of competition for a top finish at the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying.

Golf - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

Golf - Monday 17 December, 2018

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco Irish Eye This post contains videos

All positive as Leona Maguire stays well on course for European Tour card in Morocco

After carding 68 and 70 in the opening two rounds, the Cavan golfer’s bid is going to plan.

The day child prodigy Tiger Woods appeared on national TV with legendary US actor Jimmy Stewart

An extract on the golf star’s early days explores his life as a sporting prodigy.

Golf - Friday 14 December, 2018

Moynihan and O'Briain crash out of Alfred Dunhill Championship after disappointing second round

American David Lipsky leads the way in South Africa.

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Golf - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Stephanie Meadow makes history as first woman to win prestigious Irish golf award

She was named 2018 Irish Golf Writers’ Professional of the Year.

Golf - Monday 10 December, 2018

Leona Maguire takes big step towards Ladies European Tour card while twin sister Lisa falls short

Leona advanced to the final stage of qualifying for the Ladies European Tour while Lisa narrowly missed out.

Golf - Sunday 9 December, 2018

McDowell edged out on final hole of QBE Shootout in Florida

The Northern Irishman finished second at the event for the second year running.

Emotional Oosthuizen ends 33-month winless run by lifting SA Open trophy

‘This is a very special victory for me.’

Golf - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Rose denied World no.1 spot as Rahm ends season with Bahamas win

Justin Rose was beaten to second at the Hero World Challenge by Tony Finau.

Copa Libertadores mayhem, comparing Pat Spillane to Donald Trump and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and enjoy the best of the week’s sportswriting.

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