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Golf - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'The future of our people is in our hands' - 16 iconic Irish sports stars send rallying call to the nation Unite By Staying Apart This post contains videos

'The future of our people is in our hands' - 16 iconic Irish sports stars send rallying call to the nation

A powerful video and a clear message from some household names.

Golf - Monday 30 March, 2020

Irish Open at Mount Juliet is postponed due to coronavirus

The tournament was scheduled to take place from 28-31 May.

Golf - Friday 27 March, 2020

Home of Ryder Cup winning captain Davis Love III burns to the ground

The 55-year-old and his family were not injured in the early morning blaze, fortunately.

The US Open golf is set to be postponed until later in the summer

The Masters and the PGA Championship have already been postponed.

Golf - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Former Irish Open champion John O'Leary dies aged 70 RIP

Former Irish Open champion John O'Leary dies aged 70

The Dublin native passed away after an illness.

Graeme McDowell admits Masters hopes in balance due to coronavirus

The Northern Irishman currently sits just inside the top 50.

Golf - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Push Europe's Ryder Cup title defence back to next year, says 2018 star Fleetwood

The English golfer has accepted that postponing the event until 2021 makes most sense.

Golf - Sunday 22 March, 2020

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'It's a balls, but it's not the end of the world' - Sugrue finds positives as Masters dream is delayed

The Cork golfer talks to The42 about the postponing of Augusta National, putting his pro career on hold, and mixing it with Tiger Woods.

Golf - Friday 20 March, 2020

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

Golf - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Sport Ireland to scale back athlete drug-testing but not 'ruling it out completely by any means'

Dr Una May says the organisation will follow statutory guidelines while continuing to test athletes in certain cases despite the restrictive circumstances.

Golf - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Harrington says this year's Ryder Cup will go ahead as things stand

Europe’s captain insists rumours that the event has been cancelled are ‘made up’.

Golf - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

US PGA Championship called off amid coronavirus pandemic

The organising body said they hoped to reschedule the event at Harding Park later in the year.

Golf - Friday 13 March, 2020

2020 Masters at Augusta latest event to fall to Coronavirus Off

2020 Masters at Augusta latest event to fall to Coronavirus

No rescheduled date has been set for the prestigious competition.

Rory McIlroy says Masters should go behind closed doors

Irishman’s stance backed up fellow players.

Golf - Thursday 12 March, 2020

McDowell shines brightest on day one at Players Championship as McIlroy produces big finish

Shane Lowry was also in action in Florida.

Golf - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'I missed the cut and ended up getting kicked out of bars for having a fake ID... I’ve come a long way!'

Rory McIlroy recalls his debut at Sawgrass as he aims to win a second Players Championship in a row.

Golf - Sunday 8 March, 2020

McIlroy's challenge fades on final day as Hatton wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

McIlroy's challenge fades on final day as Hatton wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

It was another poor Sunday from the world number one at Bay Hill.

Learning from Mayo tweet scandal, steroids in youth rugby and more of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, it’s that time of the week.

Golf - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Another solid 73 leaves McIlroy joint second approaching Sunday of Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tyrell Hatton is the only man enjoying an Arnold Palmer Invitational that is giving up no low scores.

Golf - Friday 6 March, 2020

Kang, Hatton share halfway lead at windy Bay Hill, McIlroy in the hunt

The leading duo were one stroke in front of New Zealand’s Danny Lee.

'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism Speaking Out This post contains videos

'I didn't like where the money was coming from' - McIlroy defends Premier Golf League criticism

The world number one says he’s loyal to the PGA.

Golf - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Rory McIroy grabs early first-round lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Northern Ireland star teed off on 10 at Bay Hill and shook off an early bogey at the 11th.

Golf - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

McIlroy: 'If I started to try and gear up for Augusta in January...my head would be absolutely fried'

‘It’s not as if I’m out on whatever hole here and thinking, ‘This is the fifth hole at Augusta and this is the tee shot I need.’’

Golf - Friday 28 February, 2020

Lowry recovers from poor start to stay in the mix at Honda Classic

The Open champion shot a bogey on each of his opening three holes.

McIlroy confirmed to play at this year's Irish Open after missing out in 2019

The world number one is set to return to the tournament, which will be held at Mount Juliet in May.

Golf - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Decent start for Shane Lowry at Honda Classic as his opening round puts him in the chasing pack

With a $7m purse on offer, the Offaly native is well-placed after a decent day’s work.

Golf - Monday 24 February, 2020

Patrick Reed wins in Mexico as Rory McIlroy comes fifth

McIlroy began the last round well but could not climb up the leaderboard.

Golf - Sunday 23 February, 2020

The murky dealings of one of Arsenal's greatest managers and more of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, it’s that time of the week.

Thomas seizes one-stroke lead in Mexico as McIlroy sits in joint-fourth

Justin Thomas leads Patrick Reed and Erik van Rooye at the WGC Mexico Championship.

Golf - Saturday 22 February, 2020

McIlroy produces strong finish but slips three shots behind in Mexico

Three birdies in the last five holes saw McIlroy sign for a two-under-par 69. He’s three shots behind American leader Bryson DeChambeau.

Golf - Friday 21 February, 2020

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Golf - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Birdie-birdie finish as McIlroy sets early pace with 65 in Mexico

World number one gets off to a fast start at WGC-Mexico Championship.

Golf - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm out' - McIlroy opposed to joining breakaway Premier Golf League

The world number one is not interested in competing in the proposed new tour.

Golf - Sunday 16 February, 2020

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.