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Golf - August August 2022

Harrington fires 66 to be one shot off lead going into final round at Michigan
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# Champions Tour

Harrington fires 66 to be one shot off lead going into final round at Michigan

Aug 27th 2022, 10:19 PM 13,676 Views 1 Comment

Harrington is ten-under after the second round at Warwick Hills.

Down golfer Mehaffey taking 'time away to get the help I need'
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# Mental Health

Down golfer Mehaffey taking 'time away to get the help I need'

Aug 27th 2022, 4:20 PM 7,555 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old released a powerful statement this afternoon.

Harrington three shots off the lead after first round in Michigan
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# Champions Tour

Harrington three shots off the lead after first round in Michigan

Aug 27th 2022, 7:58 AM 2,492 Views 0 Comments

Fred Funk leads the way on the Champions Tour.

Schauffele charges within two of Scheffler at Tour Championship, McIlroy seventh
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# Golf

Schauffele charges within two of Scheffler at Tour Championship, McIlroy seventh

Aug 27th 2022, 7:36 AM 2,886 Views 0 Comments

Schauffele’s 63 brings him into contention.

Westwood blasts 'hypocrites' and claims PGA changes only copy LIV Golf
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# Feud

Westwood blasts 'hypocrites' and claims PGA changes only copy LIV Golf

Aug 26th 2022, 11:19 PM 8,169 Views 10 Comments

‘Hopefully, at some point they will all choke on their words. And hopefully, they will be held to account as we were in the early days.’

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Aug 26th 2022, 5:22 PM 34,494 Views 4 Comments

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Aug 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 26,308 Views 3 Comments

There’s plenty of action across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Leona Maguire confirms she will play next month's Women's Irish Open
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# Hometown Hero

Leona Maguire confirms she will play next month's Women's Irish Open

Aug 26th 2022, 10:48 AM 2,119 Views 1 Comment

Dromoland Castle hosts the Irish Open as it returns to the European schedule for the first time in 10 years.

Triple bogey start and eight birdies as Rory McIlroy has dramatic start in Atlanta
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# Tour Championship

Triple bogey start and eight birdies as Rory McIlroy has dramatic start in Atlanta

Aug 25th 2022, 11:16 PM 7,808 Views 1 Comment

Scottie Scheffler continues to lead the way in the season-ending tournament.

Rory McIlroy says new venture will showcase Tiger Woods’ 'genius'
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# Game Recognises Game

Rory McIlroy says new venture will showcase Tiger Woods’ 'genius'

Aug 25th 2022, 3:19 PM 6,136 Views 2 Comments

The 18-hole contests, starting in January 2024, will take just two hours to complete.

Rory McIlroy hoping to ‘finish the PGA Tour season on a high’
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# Bullish

Rory McIlroy hoping to ‘finish the PGA Tour season on a high’

Aug 24th 2022, 8:46 PM 2,791 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s always great to make it to East Lake at the end of the year. It means you’ve had a very solid season.’

LIV Golf rebels not welcome back as PGA Tour announces new $100 million deal
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# Changes

LIV Golf rebels not welcome back as PGA Tour announces new $100 million deal

Aug 24th 2022, 6:01 PM 12,184 Views 4 Comments

The top players have committed to playing against each other at least 20 times a year.

Zalatoris withdraws from Tour Championship but no call-up for Lowry as replacement
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# PGA

Zalatoris withdraws from Tour Championship but no call-up for Lowry as replacement

Aug 23rd 2022, 3:56 PM 9,835 Views 3 Comments

Zalatoris suffered a back injury hitting a tee shot last weekend.

Padraig Harrington claims second PGA Champions Tour win of the season
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# Golf

Padraig Harrington claims second PGA Champions Tour win of the season

Updated Aug 22nd 2022, 8:44 AM 36,381 Views 8 Comments

Harrington claimed the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open on Sunday.

Cantlay defends BMW Championship title in first repeat playoff win
# FedEx Cup
# FedEx Cup

Cantlay defends BMW Championship title in first repeat playoff win

Aug 21st 2022, 11:43 PM 6,084 Views 1 Comment

Rory McIlroy finished in a tie for eighth place on nine-under par, five behind Cantlay.

Shane Lowry cruelly misses out on Tour Championship by a single place
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

Shane Lowry cruelly misses out on Tour Championship by a single place

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 11:14 PM 27,136 Views 9 Comments

Lowry finishes 31st in the FedEx Cup standings, with only the top 30 players progressing to next week.

McIlroy two off the lead as Irish contingent soar at BMW Championship
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

McIlroy two off the lead as Irish contingent soar at BMW Championship

Aug 20th 2022, 12:00 AM 6,863 Views 1 Comment

Shane Lowry is also in contention, one shot further back.

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Aug 19th 2022, 5:00 PM 29,467 Views 10 Comments

Take a dive into this week’s headlines.

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Updated Aug 19th 2022, 8:34 AM 24,105 Views 9 Comments

There’s plenty of action across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Shane Lowry two shots off lead at BMW Championship
# Going Well
# Going Well

Shane Lowry two shots off lead at BMW Championship

Aug 18th 2022, 11:46 PM 4,657 Views 1 Comment

Keegan Bradley leads the tournament, while Rory McIlroy has also gotten off to a promising start.

'He's the alpha, not me' - McIlroy hails Woods after players meet to discuss LIV
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# Tiger Tiger Burning Bright

'He's the alpha, not me' - McIlroy hails Woods after players meet to discuss LIV

Aug 17th 2022, 7:09 PM 6,943 Views 0 Comments

Woods flew to Wilmington on Tuesday for a meeting of top players to discuss the threat of the Saudi-funded breakaway.

Tiger Woods meets with PGA players over LIV split
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# Golf

Tiger Woods meets with PGA players over LIV split

Updated Aug 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 46,105 Views 18 Comments

Woods and around 20 of the top players on the PGA Tour discussed strategies aimed at tackling LIV.

Open champion Cameron Smith withdraws from BMW Championship
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# Golf

Open champion Cameron Smith withdraws from BMW Championship

Aug 15th 2022, 5:56 PM 10,889 Views 2 Comments

Injury rules Smith out.

Leona Maguire not yet committed to playing Irish Open
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# Open Schedule

Leona Maguire not yet committed to playing Irish Open

Aug 15th 2022, 11:23 AM 4,688 Views 0 Comments

Maguire bounced back from a poor third round to finish inside the top 10 at Galgorm Castle.

Lowry and Power drop out of top 30 in FedEx Cup rankings after action in Memphis
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# Playoffs

Lowry and Power drop out of top 30 in FedEx Cup rankings after action in Memphis

Aug 15th 2022, 10:00 AM 8,179 Views 0 Comments

The St Jude Championship concluded yesterday in Memphis.

Will Zalatoris triumphs in dramatic playoff to claim first PGA Tour win
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# Golf

Will Zalatoris triumphs in dramatic playoff to claim first PGA Tour win

Aug 15th 2022, 7:25 AM 4,454 Views 0 Comments

The American defeated Austria’s Sepp Straka in three extra holes at TPC Southwind – despite not making a birdie. Download

Shane Lowry finishes on four-under par at FedEx St Jude Championship as Cameron Smith is hit with penalty
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# WALKINGINMEMPHIS

Shane Lowry finishes on four-under par at FedEx St Jude Championship as Cameron Smith is hit with penalty

Aug 14th 2022, 9:43 PM 43,998 Views 7 Comments

After a disappointing 71 yesterday, following back-to-back 68s, the Offaly native at least finished on a positive note as play continued in Memphis.

Leona Maguire fights her way to top-10 finish as Stark claims victory at Galgorm
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# House Of Stark

Leona Maguire fights her way to top-10 finish as Stark claims victory at Galgorm

Aug 14th 2022, 4:45 PM 3,233 Views 0 Comments

Maja Stark breaks Galgorm Castle course record with a sensational 10-under par final round.

Cameron Smith two off the lead ahead of FedEx St Jude Championship final round
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# FedEx Cup

Cameron Smith two off the lead ahead of FedEx St Jude Championship final round

Aug 14th 2022, 9:44 AM 2,548 Views 2 Comments

The Open champion, who shot 67 in his third round, is looking to become world number one for the first time.

Lowry drops back in St Jude Championship following mixed day
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# Golf

Lowry drops back in St Jude Championship following mixed day

Aug 13th 2022, 10:59 PM 3,000 Views 0 Comments

He carded a three-under round of 71.

Shane Lowry best placed of the Irish in Memphis, Rory McIlroy misses the cut
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# As It Stands

Shane Lowry best placed of the Irish in Memphis, Rory McIlroy misses the cut

Aug 13th 2022, 12:40 AM 5,006 Views 2 Comments

It was also a bad day for Waterford’s Seamus Power.

Leona Maguire 3 shots off lead at Galgorm Castle
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# In The Hunt

Leona Maguire 3 shots off lead at Galgorm Castle

Aug 12th 2022, 9:40 PM 4,244 Views 1 Comment

The Cavan golfer is on eight-under-par heading into the weekend.

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Aug 12th 2022, 5:00 PM 29,400 Views 11 Comments

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Aug 12th 2022, 3:00 PM 25,719 Views 9 Comments

The European Championships get underway while there’s a host of soccer and rugby action.

Lowry leads Irish challenge in FedEx Cup play-offs
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# Golf

Lowry leads Irish challenge in FedEx Cup play-offs

Aug 12th 2022, 8:14 AM 6,000 Views 2 Comments

Shane Lowry is six shots off the leader, Kim Si-Woo.

Leona Maguire star of the show on day one in Antrim and sparkles with finish
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# Golf

Leona Maguire star of the show on day one in Antrim and sparkles with finish

Aug 11th 2022, 8:47 PM 5,832 Views 0 Comments

Maguire carded a five-under 68 at Galgorm Castle and sits tied for second place.

McIlroy 'didn’t touch a club, didn’t see the inside of a gym, probably didn’t eat a vegetable' during recharge
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# Hibernation

McIlroy 'didn’t touch a club, didn’t see the inside of a gym, probably didn’t eat a vegetable' during recharge

Aug 10th 2022, 6:55 PM 28,073 Views 2 Comments

The world no.3 took a fortnight off after St Andrews but got over his Open disappointment after ‘three or four days.’

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'
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# Star

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'

Aug 10th 2022, 5:00 PM 32,700 Views 8 Comments

The Cavan woman leads the charge at this week’s ISPS HANDA World Invitational.

Open champion Smith refuses to be drawn on reports of $100m LIV Golf switch
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# Tour

Open champion Smith refuses to be drawn on reports of $100m LIV Golf switch

Aug 10th 2022, 12:00 PM 27,082 Views 33 Comments

Fellow Australian Cameron Percy had indicated Smith was set to join the rebel tour.

US judge denies LIV Golf trio chance to play in FedEx Cup playoffs
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# Ruling

US judge denies LIV Golf trio chance to play in FedEx Cup playoffs

Aug 10th 2022, 8:47 AM 7,451 Views 4 Comments

A federal judge has denied the request of Matt Jones, Talor Gooch and Hudson Swafford.