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Golf - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Heartbreak for Paul Dunne in the fastest hole in golf world record attempt Run Forest Run This post contains videos

Heartbreak for Paul Dunne in the fastest hole in golf world record attempt

The Irish golfer’s celebrations were cut short by the rules official.

McIlroy joins Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event

The four-time Major-winner will be part of the field at the Zozo Championship this October.

US PGA Tour to reduce number of players who make the cut - report

Paul Casey is one of those in favour of the proposed new policy.

Golf - Monday 29 July, 2019

'To win against McIlroy made it special' - Koepka savours WGC success

The world number one was a three-stroke winner in Memphis on Sunday.

McIlroy fails to find groove as Koepka surges to WGC victory in Memphis

Entering the day with a with a one-shot lead, the Holywood golfer couldn’t build on Saturday’s round of 62.

Golf - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Irish sports stars line up to congratulate Shane Lowry and more Tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Golf - Friday 26 July, 2019

Irish Open winner Rahm shoots 62 to roar into three-shot lead in Memphis

Rory McIlroy opened with a 69 at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational.

Golf - Thursday 25 July, 2019

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Adare Manor confirmed as host of 2026 Ryder Cup

The biennial event between Europe and the United States was previously held in Ireland in 2006.

McIlroy tells Lowry: 'You'll always be a national hero'

Rory says the Clara man’s win at Royal Portrush was a ‘fairytale ending.’

Golf - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Sky unveil pricing details of new package that includes BT Sport

‘Sports Extra’ will carry BT Sport and Premier Sport in Ireland, meaning a record 233 Premier League matches will be available live.

'He is one great lad, but I don’t think people recognise the hard work he puts in behind the scenes either'

Shane Lowry’s S&C coach, Robbie Cannon, sheds light on the Offaly man’s remarkable turnaround in fortunes.

Golf - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

In Pictures: 10 of the best snaps as Lowry savours his triumphant homecoming in Clara

The 2019 Open winner was greeted by thousands in Offaly this evening.

'Who ever thought there would be an Open champion going home to Clara?'

Shane Lowry is still in dreamland after lifting the Claret Jug on Sunday.

Golf - Monday 22 July, 2019

The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights

A player for the big occasion, the Clara man has hit the form of his life having endured a worrying slide down the rankings.

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

Open champion Lowry soars back to career-high world ranking

The Major winner is back inside the world’s top 20 after pocketing €1.7 million in prize money at Royal Portrush.

Celebratory Lowry belts out Fields of Athenry in Dublin bar, Claret Jug in hand In His Element This post contains videos

Celebratory Lowry belts out Fields of Athenry in Dublin bar, Claret Jug in hand

The Clara man was in fine form hours after his Open Championship success.

10 years since amateur triumph, Lowry's career comes full circle on Irish soil

‘I don’t think I’m a much different golfer, but I feel like I’m a different person now.’

'I cried in the Carnoustie car park': Lowry's remarkable turnaround

Lowry has enjoyed a superb year, with his Open triumph following success in Abu Dhabi back in January.

Golf - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish

The Englishman was unable to overhaul Shane Lowry but remains confident his time will come.

President Higgins leads the tributes to 'role model' Lowry

In addition to lifting the Claret Jug, Lowry pockets €1,718,320 in prize money.

'My Mum and Dad sacrificed so much and I'm so happy I can give them this trophy'

Shane Lowry was crowned Open champion amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.

Shane Lowry weathers the storm to win The Open at Royal Portrush

The 32-year-old held his nerve brilliantly to claim a maiden Major title in style on the County Antrim links.

As it happened: The Open, final round

We followed all the Sunday afternoon action from Royal Portrush as Shane Lowry chased Major glory.

Tiger Woods on sampling Guinness in Ireland and more Tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Golf - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Shane Lowry: I think I'm ready for Open finale

The Offaly man has blown a four-shot lead in the final round of a major before, but he hopes for a different outcome on Sunday at The Open.

G-Mac happy with early efforts as conditions set to offer low-scoring opportunities at Portrush

Co-leader Shane Lowry is set to tee off in the next hour.

Golf - Friday 19 July, 2019

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Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open

Lowry has gone on a birdie blitz with four in his opening six holes today.

Golf - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Former champion hits worst British Open round for 22 years

It was a day to forget for David Duval.

Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Woods

The American captured the world’s attention by winning his 15th major at the Masters in April.

Reality stings for Rory McIlroy on Portrush homecoming

It was not the start he envisaged at The Open and the star concedes he got too many basics wrong.

Lowry reveals pub pep talk with coach sparked storming Open start

Lowry has put himself right in contention at Portrush.

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McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush

The home favourite’s dream day quickly turned into a nightmare.

Opening 67 gives Shane Lowry early clubhouse lead at Portrush

The Offaly man shares an early lead with Dylan Fritelli, while Graeme McDowell is also hitting form.

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship

Royal Portrush plays host to the Open Championship for the first time in 68 years, with Darren Clarke teeing off the action earlier.

Golf - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

The Open: 5 outsiders who could challenge for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush

The 148th British Open gets underway on Thursday morning.

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush

The teen sensation stunned the world with his 61 in Antrim.