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Golf - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'I feel in a better place than leading into the last couple of Masters' - Spieth
# Confident
# Confident

'I feel in a better place than leading into the last couple of Masters' - Spieth

Mar 31st 2021, 1:31 PM 2,220 Views 0 Comments

A tie for 46th in November’s rescheduled Masters was the American’s worst finish in seven appearances at Augusta.

Golf - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Cork and Kilkenny youngsters recognised with Walker Cup selection
# Golf
# Golf

Cork and Kilkenny youngsters recognised with Walker Cup selection

Mar 30th 2021, 11:56 AM 4,890 Views 0 Comments

The Great Britain & Ireland team that will compete in Florida contains John Murphy and Mark Power.

Andy Murray interested in moving into golf after tennis career
# Greener Pastures
# Greener Pastures

Andy Murray interested in moving into golf after tennis career

Mar 30th 2021, 10:02 AM 5,733 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one says becoming a caddie to a professional golfer appeals to his desire to stay in sport.

Golf - Monday 29 March, 2021

Billy Horschel claims all-American final against Scottie Scheffler in Austin
# Final Two
# Final Two

Billy Horschel claims all-American final against Scottie Scheffler in Austin

Mar 29th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,257 Views 1 Comment

Scheffler had plenty of crowd support as a native Texan and drew first blood at the Austin Country Club.

Golf - Sunday 28 March, 2021

4th for McDowell as he misses out on PGA Tour win and Horschel faces Scheffler in WGC Match Play final
# Last Men Standing
# Last Men Standing

4th for McDowell as he misses out on PGA Tour win and Horschel faces Scheffler in WGC Match Play final

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 10:37 PM 4,513 Views 0 Comments

Scheffler, a 30th-seeded local hero, edged US 52nd seed Matt Kuchar, the 2013 winner.

Meadow and Maguire drop back as Park stretches lead at LPGA Kia Classic
# In Control
# In Control

Meadow and Maguire drop back as Park stretches lead at LPGA Kia Classic

Mar 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 1,905 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair are even for the championship.

Golf - Saturday 27 March, 2021

France's Victor Perez continues fairytale run to reach WGC Match Play semi-finals
# To The Victor Go The Spoils
# To The Victor Go The Spoils

France's Victor Perez continues fairytale run to reach WGC Match Play semi-finals

Updated Mar 27th 2021, 11:21 PM 5,160 Views 1 Comment

He advances with Matt Kuchar, Billy Horschel and Scottie Scheffler.

Ireland's Meadow and Maguire slip back as Park keeps one-stroke lead at LPGA Kia Classic
# Golf
# Golf

Ireland's Meadow and Maguire slip back as Park keeps one-stroke lead at LPGA Kia Classic

Mar 27th 2021, 9:42 AM 2,379 Views 2 Comments

Stephanie Meadow shot 75 and Leona Maguire hit 74.

Golf - Friday 26 March, 2021

McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith
# Bad Luck
# Bad Luck

McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith

Mar 26th 2021, 9:54 PM 8,946 Views 1 Comment

Ian Poulter advances from McIlroy’s group to make the last 16.

Stephanie Meadow two shots off the lead after LPGA Kia Classic first round
# LGPA
# LGPA

Stephanie Meadow two shots off the lead after LPGA Kia Classic first round

Mar 26th 2021, 8:08 AM 1,857 Views 0 Comments

It was a promising start for Meadow in San Diego.

Golf - Thursday 25 March, 2021

McIlroy bounces back with win, Lowry loses out and Thomas exits at WGC Match Play
# Golf
# Golf

McIlroy bounces back with win, Lowry loses out and Thomas exits at WGC Match Play

Updated Mar 25th 2021, 11:02 PM 6,572 Views 1 Comment

Shane Lowry was defeated by Jon Rahm in Round 2 in Texas.

Golf - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

McIlroy's tee shot ends up in swimming pool during heavy defeat to Poulter while Lowry also loses in opener
# WGC Match Play
# WGC Match Play

McIlroy's tee shot ends up in swimming pool during heavy defeat to Poulter while Lowry also loses in opener

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 6:06 PM 12,857 Views 10 Comments

The Holywood man slumped to a comprehensive 6&5 defeat.

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Golf - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

McIlroy working with renowned coach in bid to rediscover form ahead of Masters
# Rebuild
# Rebuild

McIlroy working with renowned coach in bid to rediscover form ahead of Masters

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:11 PM 3,613 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old has linked up with Pete Cowen on an official basis.

Golf - Monday 22 March, 2021

Lowry and McIlroy discover opening groups after draw for this week's WGC Match Play
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Lowry and McIlroy discover opening groups after draw for this week's WGC Match Play

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:05 PM 8,351 Views 0 Comments

The action begins in Austin on Wednesday.

Knee surgery puts four-time major champion’s Masters place in doubt
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Knee surgery puts four-time major champion’s Masters place in doubt

Mar 22nd 2021, 3:17 PM 5,671 Views 0 Comments

Brooks Koepka has emerged as a doubt.

Golf - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Lowry loses ground on leaders after nightmare back 9
# Honda Classic
# Honda Classic

Lowry loses ground on leaders after nightmare back 9

Mar 20th 2021, 9:55 PM 5,062 Views 0 Comments

Lowry carded five bogeys after making the turn with eight pars and a birdie.

Golf - Friday 19 March, 2021

Lowry eagles the last to move into tie for 5th at PGA Tour's Honda Classic
# Golf
# Golf

Lowry eagles the last to move into tie for 5th at PGA Tour's Honda Classic

Mar 19th 2021, 10:25 PM 10,575 Views 2 Comments

Both Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell have missed the cut.

Shane Lowry 6 off the lead after Honda Classic first round
# Work From Home
# Work From Home

Shane Lowry 6 off the lead after Honda Classic first round

Mar 19th 2021, 9:52 AM 2,482 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly man was able to do the school run after his impressive start.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Mar 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,786 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty of action in store.

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Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue
# Difficulty
# Difficulty

Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue

Mar 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 48,543 Views 53 Comments

The company specified that the pandemic and the accompanying closure of pubs have rendered the eir Sport business model no longer viable.

Golf - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Tiger Woods out of hospital and recovering at home following car crash
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Tiger Woods out of hospital and recovering at home following car crash

Mar 17th 2021, 7:52 AM 3,080 Views 1 Comment

Woods underwent surgery on open fractures to his lower right leg and further injuries to his foot and ankle.

Golf - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Woods to make video-game comeback with EA Sports' rivals 2K
# Back In The Game
# Back In The Game

Woods to make video-game comeback with EA Sports' rivals 2K

Mar 16th 2021, 8:10 PM 4,184 Views 1 Comment

The golfing icon was previously the face of EA’s PGA Tour franchise for 15 years until 2013.

Golf - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Justin Thomas holds his nerve to claim one-shot victory at Players Championship
# Justin Time
# Justin Time

Justin Thomas holds his nerve to claim one-shot victory at Players Championship

Mar 14th 2021, 10:44 PM 7,505 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry shot a final-round 68 to finish eighth at TPC Sawgrass.

World number one golfer Johnson to skip Tokyo Olympics
# Opting Out
# Opting Out

World number one golfer Johnson to skip Tokyo Olympics

Mar 14th 2021, 2:21 PM 3,875 Views 1 Comment

The reigning Masters champion said last year he would not have played in the Japan Games had they been staged as planned in 2020.

In praise of the mams who help fuel our passion for the beautiful games
# Mother Knows Best
# Mother Knows Best

In praise of the mams who help fuel our passion for the beautiful games

Mar 14th 2021, 9:25 AM 7,679 Views 1 Comment

A Mother’s Day expression of gratitude.

'It’s like the rematch isn’t it?' - Westwood faces another Sunday battle with DeChambeau at Sawgrass
# Players Championship
# Players Championship

'It’s like the rematch isn’t it?' - Westwood faces another Sunday battle with DeChambeau at Sawgrass

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 9:23 AM 5,499 Views 5 Comments

Lowry shot a 69 in the third round.

Golf - Friday 12 March, 2021

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down  in Florida
# The Players Championship
# The Players Championship

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down in Florida

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 11:25 PM 5,631 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is two under through two rounds after a Friday 74 at TPC Sawgrass.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quiziness Time
# It's Quiziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 12th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,160 Views 12 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Shane Lowry: 'Things have not gone great over the last few weeks, so it's nice to shoot a decent score'
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Shane Lowry: 'Things have not gone great over the last few weeks, so it's nice to shoot a decent score'

Mar 12th 2021, 11:38 AM 2,652 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly man was pleased with his opening round at The Players Championship, but is ready to put it behind him and drive on today.

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson

Mar 12th 2021, 9:08 AM 3,754 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney will host a live episode of Behind The Lines.

Golf - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Lowry shoots 68 in strong start to Players Championship and is three off leader Garcia
# Opening Round
# Opening Round

Lowry shoots 68 in strong start to Players Championship and is three off leader Garcia

Mar 11th 2021, 11:31 PM 3,574 Views 1 Comment

It was a day to forget in contrast for Rory McIlroy.

McIlroy title defence off to rough start after quadruple bogey at Players Championship
# Struggling
# Struggling

McIlroy title defence off to rough start after quadruple bogey at Players Championship

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 6:31 PM 5,942 Views 8 Comments

The four-time major winner is 14 shots off the pace.

Golf - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

'Even from the hospital bed he’s giving me some heat': Tiger Woods keeping pressure on Rory McIlroy
# Critique
# Critique

'Even from the hospital bed he’s giving me some heat': Tiger Woods keeping pressure on Rory McIlroy

Mar 10th 2021, 4:25 PM 5,743 Views 1 Comment

McIlroy was on the Jimmy Fallon show to chat about Tiger Woods and pizza options in Missouri.

Golf - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

New research shows reasons many Irish teenage girls don't take part in sport
# Report
# Report

New research shows reasons many Irish teenage girls don't take part in sport

Mar 9th 2021, 7:05 PM 9,045 Views 5 Comments

By the age of 13-15 many girls have labelled themselves ‘not sporty’ and are far less likely to participate in sport.

Rory McIlroy not changing caddie or coach
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Rory McIlroy not changing caddie or coach

Mar 9th 2021, 5:06 PM 5,334 Views 1 Comment

The four-time major winner is looking to change philosophy rather than personnel.

Golf - Sunday 7 March, 2021

McIlroy's hits disastrous double bogey and ends up in tie for 10th
# Rory McIlroy
# Rory McIlroy

McIlroy's hits disastrous double bogey and ends up in tie for 10th

Mar 7th 2021, 11:28 PM 6,786 Views 2 Comments

Bryson DeChambeau saw off Lee Westwood’s challenge to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot.

Cavan's Leona Maguire gets a superb top six finish on LGPA tour
# LGPA
# LGPA

Cavan's Leona Maguire gets a superb top six finish on LGPA tour

Mar 7th 2021, 10:26 PM 5,535 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old Irishwoman birdied the closing two holes to finish sixth at prestigious LPGA tour event.

Westwood in the lead at Bay Hill as McIlroy finds himself four shots back
# State Of Play
# State Of Play

Westwood in the lead at Bay Hill as McIlroy finds himself four shots back

Mar 7th 2021, 9:42 AM 2,818 Views 4 Comments

The 47-year-old Englishman is the man to catch in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Golf - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Leona Maguire fades from contention on day three of Drive On Championship
# LPGA
# LPGA

Leona Maguire fades from contention on day three of Drive On Championship

Mar 6th 2021, 10:59 PM 2,580 Views 1 Comment

Maguire is 10 shots from the leader, and in a tie for eleventh place.

Maguire six off the lead heading into the weekend in Florida
# Drive On
# Drive On

Maguire six off the lead heading into the weekend in Florida

Mar 6th 2021, 12:21 AM 2,181 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan woman is tied for sixth, while Antrim’s Stephanie Meadow finished her second round just inside the cut mark.