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Golf - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Lowry aware he might need a Ryder Cup wild card from Harrington
# Ryder Cup 2021
# Ryder Cup 2021

Lowry aware he might need a Ryder Cup wild card from Harrington

Sep 8th 2021, 7:08 PM 10,605 Views 3 Comments

The former Open champion has a precarious grip on an automatic qualification place.

Stricker admits losing sleep over Reed omission as US Ryder Cup captain makes wildcard picks
# Whistling Straits
# Whistling Straits

Stricker admits losing sleep over Reed omission as US Ryder Cup captain makes wildcard picks

Sep 8th 2021, 4:30 PM 7,440 Views 6 Comments

Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, Harris English, Tony Finau, Daniel Berger and Scottie Scheffler are all in.

Royal Portrush will host The Open again in 2025
# Exciting
# Exciting

Royal Portrush will host The Open again in 2025

Sep 8th 2021, 11:30 AM 3,221 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry won the Claret Jug there in 2019.

Golf - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Leona Maguire: 'I couldn’t have asked for a better week - or given anything more'
# Solheim Cup
# Solheim Cup

Leona Maguire: 'I couldn’t have asked for a better week - or given anything more'

Updated Sep 7th 2021, 8:32 AM 26,899 Views 14 Comments

The Cavan woman played a starring role on her Solheim Cup debut as Europe won on US soil.

Golf - Monday 6 September, 2021

Leona Maguire steals the show as Europe win Solheim Cup on US soil
# Ode To Joy
# Ode To Joy

Leona Maguire steals the show as Europe win Solheim Cup on US soil

Sep 6th 2021, 10:57 PM 13,962 Views 11 Comments

Finnish rookie Matilda Castren retained the cup for Europe before Emily Pedersen sealed victory.

Leona Maguire completes dream week at the Solheim Cup with stunning singles win
# Blue Monday
# Blue Monday

Leona Maguire completes dream week at the Solheim Cup with stunning singles win

Sep 6th 2021, 8:47 PM 47,629 Views 20 Comments

Maguire won Europe’s first point of the deciding day with a 5&4 victory over Jennifer Kupcho.

Maguire shines once more as Europe hold two-point lead ahead of final day at Solheim Cup
# Almost There
# Almost There

Maguire shines once more as Europe hold two-point lead ahead of final day at Solheim Cup

Sep 6th 2021, 12:08 AM 22,832 Views 12 Comments

The United States mounted a comeback on Sunday but Europe maintain their lead.

Golf - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Cantlay holds off Rahm to claim Tour Championship while McIlroy produces impressive final round
# Tight Finish
# Tight Finish

Cantlay holds off Rahm to claim Tour Championship while McIlroy produces impressive final round

Sep 5th 2021, 11:54 PM 7,024 Views 0 Comments

Cantlay carded a closing 69 at East Lake to finish 21 under par, one shot clear of Rahm.

Passionate Maguire stars again for Europe before United States rally in Solheim Cup
# On Form
# On Form

Passionate Maguire stars again for Europe before United States rally in Solheim Cup

Sep 5th 2021, 5:47 PM 9,660 Views 4 Comments

Maguire and Mel Reid defeated world number one Nelly Korda and Ally Ewing 5 and 4 on day two.

Cantlay leads Rahm by two at Tour Championship
# FedEx Cup
# FedEx Cup

Cantlay leads Rahm by two at Tour Championship

Sep 5th 2021, 6:45 AM 2,209 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Cantlay carded a three-under-par 67 at East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia.

Golf - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Leona Maguire's dream start on day one of Solheim Cup gets better and better
# Saga
# Saga

Leona Maguire's dream start on day one of Solheim Cup gets better and better

Sep 4th 2021, 11:07 PM 11,206 Views 3 Comments

The Cavan golfer won both her matches in the Solheim Cup.

Nicolai Hojgaard takes narrow third-round lead in Italian Open
# Italian Job
# Italian Job

Nicolai Hojgaard takes narrow third-round lead in Italian Open

Sep 4th 2021, 10:04 PM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

The Dane is looking to emulate his twin brother Rasmus as a European Tour winner.

Ireland's Maguire gets the better of the Korda sisters as Europe start strongly
# Solheim Cup
# Solheim Cup

Ireland's Maguire gets the better of the Korda sisters as Europe start strongly

Sep 4th 2021, 7:19 PM 5,499 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan golfer excelled on her Solheim Cup debut today as Europe lead their American counterparts by three points.

Golf - Friday 3 September, 2021

Hat-trick of birdies in closing holes lifts McIlroy to eighth in FedEx Cup
# Rory
# Rory

Hat-trick of birdies in closing holes lifts McIlroy to eighth in FedEx Cup

Sep 3rd 2021, 11:01 PM 6,048 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Cantlay continues to lead the way after the second round.

Fleetwood finds form in Italian Open to give Harrington a boost ahead of Ryder Cup
# Timing
# Timing

Fleetwood finds form in Italian Open to give Harrington a boost ahead of Ryder Cup

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:22 PM 2,876 Views 0 Comments

World number 38 moves right into contention at Italian Open after an underwhelming season to date.

Cantlay leads by two shots at Tour Championship while McIlroy has mixed first round
# Round 1
# Round 1

Cantlay leads by two shots at Tour Championship while McIlroy has mixed first round

Sep 3rd 2021, 12:08 AM 2,595 Views 0 Comments

Jon Rahm is following closely behind in second in Atlanta.

Golf - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

PGA Tour to crack down on 'Brooksie' DeChambeau taunts
# Bryson V Brooks
# Bryson V Brooks

PGA Tour to crack down on 'Brooksie' DeChambeau taunts

Sep 1st 2021, 8:07 AM 8,594 Views 6 Comments

Jay Monahan says Tour will expel fans for ‘unsafe, disruptive or harassing behaviour’.

Golf - Monday 30 August, 2021

Cantlay edges DeChambeau in epic playoff for BMW Championship crown
# Nerves Of Steel
# Nerves Of Steel

Cantlay edges DeChambeau in epic playoff for BMW Championship crown

Aug 30th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,508 Views 3 Comments

Cantlay drained a 17-foot birdie putt at the sixth playoff hole to take the title.

Golf - Sunday 29 August, 2021

DeChambeau and Cantlay share three-shot lead at BMW Championship
# All To Play For
# All To Play For

DeChambeau and Cantlay share three-shot lead at BMW Championship

Aug 29th 2021, 12:55 AM 3,713 Views 0 Comments

Cantlay had made early inroads on DeChambeau’s lead with a 16-foot eagle at the second hole.

Golf - Friday 27 August, 2021

McIlroy six off the lead as DeChambeau fires sizzling 60 to take control at BMW Championship
# Play Suspended
# Play Suspended

McIlroy six off the lead as DeChambeau fires sizzling 60 to take control at BMW Championship

Aug 27th 2021, 10:23 PM 4,218 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile Shane Lowry had four holes to play when play was suspended due to inclement weather.

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# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Aug 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,913 Views 3 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Rory McIlroy takes early share of lead at second FedEx Cup play-off event
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Rory McIlroy takes early share of lead at second FedEx Cup play-off event

Aug 27th 2021, 6:25 AM 4,276 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Ireland’s Shane Lowry carded a one-under 71 for a share of 47th alongside Lee Westwood.

Golf - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Reed a doubt for Ryder Cup after being hospitalised with pneumonia
# Race Against Time
# Race Against Time

Reed a doubt for Ryder Cup after being hospitalised with pneumonia

Aug 24th 2021, 8:36 AM 4,973 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old has not played since the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational after withdrawing from The Northern Trust with an ankle injury.

Finau edges out playoff to capture Northern Trust as Lowry finishes in tie for 11th
# Small Margins
# Small Margins

Finau edges out playoff to capture Northern Trust as Lowry finishes in tie for 11th

Aug 24th 2021, 8:09 AM 5,763 Views 5 Comments

Séamus Power narrowly missed out on a place in the FedEx playoffs after a late bogey.

Golf - Monday 23 August, 2021

Leona Maguire handed wild card to become first Irish Solheim Cup player
# Made The Cut
# Made The Cut

Leona Maguire handed wild card to become first Irish Solheim Cup player

Aug 23rd 2021, 8:41 AM 19,179 Views 9 Comments

Maguire’s tie for 13th at the Open on Sunday was her ninth top-15 finish of the season.

Golf - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire
# Review
# Review

Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:30 PM 4,104 Views 3 Comments

The experienced 34-year-old shared the lead with playing partner Nanna Koerstz Madsen heading down the 18th, but a par was enough to secure victory.

Golf - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Leona Maguire four shots off the lead at rain-hit British Open
# Carnoustie
# Carnoustie

Leona Maguire four shots off the lead at rain-hit British Open

Aug 21st 2021, 7:50 PM 3,183 Views 3 Comments

Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist and Denmark’s Nanna Koerstz Madsen were tied on nine under par at the top.

Golf - Friday 20 August, 2021

Rahm holds one-stroke lead at PGA Northern Trust
# New Jersey
# New Jersey

Rahm holds one-stroke lead at PGA Northern Trust

Updated Aug 20th 2021, 10:37 PM 3,071 Views 0 Comments

Shane Lowry improved on his opening round 71 with a 67 to move to four-under par, with Seamus Power on five-under.

Soderberg shoots superb 64 to take lead at Czech Masters
# European Tour
# European Tour

Soderberg shoots superb 64 to take lead at Czech Masters

Aug 20th 2021, 10:30 PM 1,230 Views 0 Comments

Padraig Harrington is seven shots off the lead.

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# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Aug 20th 2021, 5:16 PM 33,447 Views 4 Comments

How well do you remember the sporting headlines from the past seven days?

Leona Maguire moves two shots off the lead at Women's Open after stunning 67
# Carnoustie
# Carnoustie

Leona Maguire moves two shots off the lead at Women's Open after stunning 67

Aug 20th 2021, 2:44 PM 3,348 Views 3 Comments

The Cavan native posted five birdies and no bogeys in an outstanding round.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Aug 20th 2021, 11:27 AM 18,199 Views 9 Comments

Get ready…

Golf - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Power seven shots off the lead as Thomas and Rahm set pace in New Jersey
# The Northern Trust
# The Northern Trust

Power seven shots off the lead as Thomas and Rahm set pace in New Jersey

Aug 19th 2021, 11:21 PM 2,983 Views 0 Comments

Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry both finished on even par after shooting opening rounds of 71.

Leona Maguire five shots off lead after opening round at Women's Open
# Carnoustie
# Carnoustie

Leona Maguire five shots off lead after opening round at Women's Open

Aug 19th 2021, 8:05 PM 2,457 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan native shot a level-par round of 72, with Kildare’s Lauren Walsh registering a 74.

Henrik Stenson shares the lead in Prague after 67 in front of Padraig Harrington
# Czech Masters
# Czech Masters

Henrik Stenson shares the lead in Prague after 67 in front of Padraig Harrington

Aug 19th 2021, 7:10 PM 3,440 Views 0 Comments

Ryder Cup captain Harrington shot an opening round 70.

Golf - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

'The executive vice-president walked onto the set and said, 'You guys have to kill Rory for saying that'
# BTL
# BTL

'The executive vice-president walked onto the set and said, 'You guys have to kill Rory for saying that'

Updated Aug 17th 2021, 12:00 PM 85,871 Views 2 Comments

Author and journalist John Feinstein talks Rory McIlroy and lots more on this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.

Golf - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Kisner edges out six-man playoff to capture Wyndham Championship
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Kisner edges out six-man playoff to capture Wyndham Championship

Aug 15th 2021, 9:02 PM 3,725 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Séamus Power finished on three-under for the tournament.

America's O'Toole wins first LPGA title after 11 years on tour while Maguire finishes strong
# At Long Last
# At Long Last

America's O'Toole wins first LPGA title after 11 years on tour while Maguire finishes strong

Aug 15th 2021, 8:45 PM 8,464 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old American shot a bogey-free round of 64 to be 17 under par for the tournament.

Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 15th 2021, 8:30 AM 8,116 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on, take a seat and get stuck into this lot.

Golf - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Eagle helps lift Henley to three-stroke PGA Wyndham lead
# Leader
# Leader

Eagle helps lift Henley to three-stroke PGA Wyndham lead

Aug 14th 2021, 11:56 PM 2,319 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Seamus Power finished the day on one under.