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Golf - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Patrick Reed bounces in a hole in one at the US Open Winged Foot This post contains videos

Patrick Reed bounces in a hole in one at the US Open

The American made the shot on the seventh hole — a 165-yard par-3 — of today’s opening round.

Golf - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Rory McIlroy out to end major drought – with help from the ‘Nappy Factor’

McIlroy’s wife Erica gave birth to the couple’s first child, Poppy Kennedy McIlroy, two weeks ago.

Golf - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Irish amateur James Sugrue drawn with Bubba and Westwood at US Open

It’s a baptism of fire for the Mallow native.

Golf - Monday 14 September, 2020

Second player withdraws from US Open after coronavirus positive

Sam Horsfield has joined Scottie Scheffler on the sidelines.

Maguire ties for 18th as Lee wins dramatic ANA Inspiration play-off

Stephanie Meadow had a more difficult round.

Golf - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Superb 68 sees Maguire move up Major leaderboard

Stephanie Meadow carded a one-over 73 to fall behind the Cavan woman.

Golf - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Lowry misses out with second-round 73 on PGA Tour while Power also fails to make cut

USA’s Sam Burns holds a two-shot lead heading into the third round.

Meadow on -3 while Maguire and Mehaffey make cut at women's Major in California

The Jordanstown native is eight strokes off leader Nelly Korda of the USA.

Golf - Friday 11 September, 2020

John Daly reveals he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer

Daly won two majors including the 1995 Open at St Andrews and was a regular visitor to Irish courses.

Meadow two-under after opening round of Major event in California

Leona Maguire finished one-over and Olivia Mehaffey is five-over.

Golf - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Brilliant finish helps Lowry hit opening round 68 on PGA Tour and McDowell pulls out of Irish Open

Lowry is competing in the Safeway Open on the PGA Tour this week while Seamus Power finished with a 75.

Golf - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'We went to the clubhouse to eat and the guy shook his head and said 'they can't come up here''

Leona Maguire recalls the time when she started to discover problems with gender in golf.

Golf - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Shane Lowry confirms Irish Open bid at Galgorm

“I wanted to do everything possible to get home,” Lowry said.

Dustin Johnson claims FedEx Cup with three-shot victory at Tour Championship

The world number one collected £11.2million for winning his maiden FedEx Cup in Atlanta.

Golf - Monday 7 September, 2020

World number one Johnson seizes command at PGA Tour Championship

Johnson fired a six-under par 64 and seized a five-stroke lead after Sunday’s third round.

Golf - Sunday 6 September, 2020

McIlroy five off the lead after hitting the water on 18

Dustin Johnson leads the way in Atlanta.

Golf - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Im makes charge, Johnson leads and McIlroy fires 71 at PGA Tour Championship

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson clings to a one-stroke lead after Saturday’s second round

'I know it's 30 years too late but I was just like, 'I can't have it that this is what a seven-year-old thinks'

Jacqui Hurley’s book ‘Girls Play Too: Inspiring Stories of Irish Sportswomen’ has been a huge hit.

Golf - Friday 4 September, 2020

New father Rory McIlroy boosts Tour Championship hopes with brilliant opening 64 As It Stands This post contains videos

New father Rory McIlroy boosts Tour Championship hopes with brilliant opening 64

The Holywood native started the week seven shots off the lead under the controversial handicap system adopted last year.

Golf - Thursday 3 September, 2020

McIlroy to play this weekend's Tour Championship following the birth of his daughter

The 31-year-old has revealed on social media that his wife Erica gave birth on Monday.

Golf - Monday 31 August, 2020

Rahm sinks sensational putt to win BMW Championship after epic battle with Johnson Golf This post contains videos

Rahm sinks sensational putt to win BMW Championship after epic battle with Johnson

Johnson had snaked in a 43-foot birdie at the same hole to force the playoff.

Golf - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Meadow slips further back while Maguire squeezes inside cut in Arkansas

Anna Nordqvist has stretched her lead to three strokes.

McIlroy three shots behind in Chicago but ready to leave tournament if wife goes into labour

Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama currently lead the BMW Championship heading into the final day.

The former Cork hurler battling on with a rare illness and more of the week's best sportswriting

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Golf - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Meadow one shot off lead after first round in Arkansas while Maguire on even par

Two-time major champion Anna Nordqvist is in a tie at the front along with Jackie Stoelting and Esther Lee.

Golf - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Ireland's Brendan Lawlor makes history with European Tour debut The Belfry This post contains videos

Ireland's Brendan Lawlor makes history with European Tour debut

The Louth native, one of the top disabled golfers in the world, played the first round of the UK Championship today.

Tiger and Thomas to face McIlroy and Rose in charity duel

The made-for-television Payne’s Valley Cup will be staged on 22 September.

Golf - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

eir Sport announces decision to remove sports channels from Virgin Media

Virgin Media said they are ‘very disappointed with eir’s decision.’

Golf - Monday 24 August, 2020

Johnson powers to World No. 1 with Northern Trust triumph

His margin of victory was the largest on tour since 2006.

TV Wrap - Sport and politics mix as PSG follow Golfgate onto centre-stage On The Box This post contains videos

TV Wrap - Sport and politics mix as PSG follow Golfgate onto centre-stage

Unlike BT Sport, Virgin and RTÉ didn’t shirk the big questions involving Qatar and PSG, at the end of a week which showed Official Ireland’s true attitude to sport.

Golf - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Johnson opens up 5-stroke lead with 40-foot eagle putt at the 18th in Boston

The American holds the largest 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour this season going into the final round.

Golf - Friday 21 August, 2020

McIlroy battles to make the cut as DJ blazes into two-shot lead

Dustin Johnson moves to the top of the leaderboard with a super 60.

Meadow through to weekend at Women's Open as Maguire and Mehaffey miss cut

Sweden’s Daniela Holmqvist leads at the halfway point in Royal Troon.

59 Watch! Scottie Scheffler goes low at Northern Trust to join elite club

The 24-year-old from Texas carded 12 birdies and no bogeys in the Northern Trust.

Golf - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Tiger starts with 68 at PGA Northern Trust playoff opener and McIlroy a shot further back

Woods seeks an 83rd career US PGA title to break the all-time record he shares with Sam Snead.

Maguire and Mehaffy battle the conditions at Women's Open

Winds were gusting over 60km per hour as the Open teed off in Troon.

Golf - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' - Sinn Féin

Meanwhile, the Football Association of Ireland have confirmed they are in discussions around the latest Covid-19 guidelines.

Golf - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Jim Herman captures third career US PGA title, Shane Lowry finishes nine shots behind

Irish golfer Seamus Power also had a creditable final day, with a 66 leaving him on 10 under.

Golf - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Lowry left behind as Kim races into two-shot lead at the Wyndham

Kim’s 62 included a hole-in-one at the third hole.

Golf - Friday 14 August, 2020

Shane Lowry storms into contention with super 63 at the Wyndham

Eagle at the fifth was the highlight of Lowry’s Friday.