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Golf - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Rory McIlroy ready for a break after 'mental errors'

After losing in a five-man play-off in Switzerland, the FedEx Cup champion said: ‘I’m looking forward to a couple of weeks off.’

Rory McIlroy edged out in dramatic five-man play-off at European Masters

Sebastian Soderberg held his nerve to earn a first win in what was his 50th European Tour event.

Golf - Friday 30 August, 2019

In-form Rory McIlroy fires 63 to charge into Crans-Montana contention

The Holywood native has moved one shot behind halfway leader Gavin Green in Switzerland.

Golf - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Rory McIlroy backs up FedEx Cup triumph with strong start at European Masters

The four-time major winner fired three-under on Thursday at the European Masters.

Golf - Monday 26 August, 2019

Koepka pips McIlroy for PGA Player of the Year prize

The award goes to the player with the best scoring average across the year.

McIlroy back up to second in world after 2019 yields €20 million in prize money

The 30-year-old won three times this season, including last night’s Tour Championship.

High-flying McIlroy delighted to join Tiger Woods on two FedEx Cup titles

‘Any time you can do something that only Tiger has done, you’re doing something right,’ the Holywood man said.

Golf - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Steely McIlroy sees off Koepka challenge to win FedEx Cup and $15 million prize

The Northern Ireland golfer battled to a four-under 66 in Atlanta.

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory

The pair duelled it out at last month’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Tennessee, with the American emerging victorious.

Keith Treacy's incredible battle with alcohol and depression, and the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

Thomas retakes lead as six fans injured by lightning strikes at Tour Championship

Inclement weather meant the third round was suspended in Georgia.

Golf - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Joint-second McIlroy one shot off leader Koepka at Tour Championship halfway mark

The Northern Ireland man is alongside Justin Thomas on 12-under heading into the third round.

Golf - Friday 23 August, 2019

McIlroy one behind as Schauffele surges to share of Tour Championship lead

There’s a stacked leaderboard after round one in Atlanta.

Golf - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Rory McIlroy unsure about revamped Tour Championship format

The Holywood man is isn’t sure the format will help boost the FedEx Cup finale’s prestige.

Golf - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ryder Cup winner Olesen will face trial over sexual assault charge on flight to London

The 29-year-old has indicated he will plead not guilty.

12-year-old set to make history at Canadian Open

Michelle Liu will compete at the event on Thursday, becoming the competition’s youngest starter.

Golf - Monday 19 August, 2019

European Tour announces new plan to tackle slow play

New regulations will be trialled at next month’s BMW PGA Championship.

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Conor Purcell and Caolan Rafferty are also named in the GB and Ireland team to face USA next month.

Golf - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Shane Lowry just misses out on $15m FedEx Cup finale as Thomas wins BMW

Justin Thomas won the BMW Championship at Medinah by three shots from Patrick Cantlay.

Phil Mickelson almost misses BMW tee time after his hotel is struck by lightning

The five-time Major winner said he had to leave his clubs and clothes behind when his hotel was evacuated.

Home favourite Meadow holds on to win World Invitational in Ballymena

The victory comes as the 27-year-old’s third as a pro.

Thomas fires incredible 61 to seize six-shot PGA lead

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy sits joint 13th on 10-under par.

Golf - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Matsuyama breaks Medinah course record while McIlroy moves up the leaderboard

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell have plenty of work to do over the weekend in Illinois.

Golf - Friday 16 August, 2019

Home favourite Meadow leads the way at the World Invitational in Ballymena

Leona Maguire is also on the charge in Northern Ireland.

Golf - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dunne leads the way for the Irish after solid start at Czech Masters

Gavin Moynihan is one shot further back while Pádraig Harrington is on one-over after the first round.

Golf - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

DeChambeau wants to be 'part of the solution' to slow play following Northern Trust criticism

Having initially defended himself in the row over slow play, Bryson DeChambeau insists he is ‘trying to improve’.

Golf - Monday 12 August, 2019

McIlroy still in the hunt for FedEx Cup despite 'too many mistakes' in New Jersey

The world number three also weighed in on the issue of slow play at The Northern Trust this weekend.

US PGA Tour evaluates pace of play after latest backlash

Video of Bryson DeChambeau taking more than two minutes to line up a putt sparked criticism on social media.

Golf - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Patrick Reed wins Northern Trust for first victory since 2018 Masters

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy tied for sixth place at 12 under.

McIlroy stays in touch with leader Reed in New Jersey while Lowry keeps steady

The Down native is in a tie for eighth place heading into the final round.

Golf - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Johnson leads Spieth at Northern Trust, drama but decent rounds for McIlroy and Lowry

Dustin Johnson backed up his opening-round 63 to take the lead in New Jersey.

Golf - Friday 9 August, 2019

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Tiger Woods withdraws from first FedEx Cup event due to injury

The Masters champion looked out of sorts during yesterday’s first round of the Northern Trust.

Golf - Thursday 8 August, 2019

McIlroy three off the lead in New Jersey as Lowry makes solid return after Open triumph

The pair are in action at The Northern Trust tournament.

Golf - Monday 5 August, 2019

Power's bid to retain PGA Tour card heads to play-offs

Power carded a final round 69 to finish on seven under-par at the Wyndham Championship.

Golf - Sunday 4 August, 2019

South Korea's An holds lead at Wyndham as Power battles to hold onto PGA Tour card

Waterford native Seamus Power carded a 71 which leaves him tied for 55th overall.

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

Some of the defining moments from the last week of sporting action.

Golf - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Power makes the cut but has work to do at the Wyndham Championship

Pádraig Harrington, meanwhile, won’t be staying around for the weekend.

Golf - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Seamus Power finds his season's best when he needed it most

The Waterford native — battling to keep his PGA Tour card — shot an opening-round 64 at the Wyndham Championship.

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