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Golf - Friday 21 August, 2020

McIlroy battles to make the cut as DJ blazes into two-shot lead
# FedEx Cup
# FedEx Cup

McIlroy battles to make the cut as DJ blazes into two-shot lead

Aug 21st 2020, 11:02 PM 6,130 Views 2 Comments

Dustin Johnson moves to the top of the leaderboard with a super 60.

Meadow through to weekend at Women's Open as Maguire and Mehaffey miss cut
# Round 2
# Round 2

Meadow through to weekend at Women's Open as Maguire and Mehaffey miss cut

Aug 21st 2020, 10:56 PM 3,881 Views 0 Comments

Sweden’s Daniela Holmqvist leads at the halfway point in Royal Troon.

59 Watch! Scottie Scheffler goes low at Northern Trust to join elite club
# FedEx Cup
# FedEx Cup

59 Watch! Scottie Scheffler goes low at Northern Trust to join elite club

Aug 21st 2020, 7:45 PM 5,303 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old from Texas carded 12 birdies and no bogeys in the Northern Trust.

Golf - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Tiger starts with 68 at PGA Northern Trust playoff opener and McIlroy a shot further back
# First Round
# First Round

Tiger starts with 68 at PGA Northern Trust playoff opener and McIlroy a shot further back

Aug 20th 2020, 8:40 PM 5,157 Views 4 Comments

Woods seeks an 83rd career US PGA title to break the all-time record he shares with Sam Snead.

Maguire and Mehaffy battle the conditions at Women's Open
# Blowing In The Wind
# Blowing In The Wind

Maguire and Mehaffy battle the conditions at Women's Open

Aug 20th 2020, 3:13 PM 5,109 Views 0 Comments

Winds were gusting over 60km per hour as the Open teed off in Troon.

Golf - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' -  Sinn Féin
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures' - Sinn Féin

Aug 19th 2020, 7:18 PM 7,698 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, the Football Association of Ireland have confirmed they are in discussions around the latest Covid-19 guidelines.

Golf - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Jim Herman captures third career US PGA title, Shane Lowry finishes nine shots behind
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Jim Herman captures third career US PGA title, Shane Lowry finishes nine shots behind

Aug 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 6,688 Views 3 Comments

Irish golfer Seamus Power also had a creditable final day, with a 66 leaving him on 10 under.

Golf - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Lowry left behind as Kim races into two-shot lead at the Wyndham
# Wyndham Championship
# Wyndham Championship

Lowry left behind as Kim races into two-shot lead at the Wyndham

Aug 15th 2020, 7:48 PM 6,501 Views 0 Comments

Kim’s 62 included a hole-in-one at the third hole.

Golf - Friday 14 August, 2020

Shane Lowry storms into contention with super 63 at the Wyndham
# Get Low
# Get Low

Shane Lowry storms into contention with super 63 at the Wyndham

Aug 14th 2020, 11:08 PM 10,683 Views 3 Comments

Eagle at the fifth was the highlight of Lowry’s Friday.

2020 Irish Open to be held at Galgorm Castle in September
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

2020 Irish Open to be held at Galgorm Castle in September

Aug 14th 2020, 11:58 AM 29,511 Views 11 Comments

The event was originally scheduled to take place at Mount Juliet in May.

Golf - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Lowry and Power both on -2 as opening round in North Carolina suspended due to weather
# First Day
# First Day

Lowry and Power both on -2 as opening round in North Carolina suspended due to weather

Aug 13th 2020, 11:21 PM 5,266 Views 0 Comments

The Wyndham Championship is this week’s PGA Tour event.

Golf - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

The 2020 Masters at Augusta National will be played behind closed doors
# No Patrons Allowed
# No Patrons Allowed

The 2020 Masters at Augusta National will be played behind closed doors

Aug 12th 2020, 5:07 PM 6,053 Views 4 Comments

This year’s Masters will take place from 12-15 November.

Golf - Monday 10 August, 2020

Rory McIlroy struggling to put his finger on reason for inconsistency
# Mystery
# Mystery

Rory McIlroy struggling to put his finger on reason for inconsistency

Aug 10th 2020, 10:53 AM 5,964 Views 10 Comments

‘Maybe I’m just not as good as I used to be. I don’t know’.

23-year-old Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship with eagle on 16th hole
# Major Moment
# Major Moment

23-year-old Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship with eagle on 16th hole

Aug 10th 2020, 1:58 AM 14,793 Views 4 Comments

Morikawa wins in San Francisco on only the second Major start of his career.

Golf - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Tiger Woods fails to fire in third round of US PGA Championship
# Misfiring
# Misfiring

Tiger Woods fails to fire in third round of US PGA Championship

Updated Aug 8th 2020, 10:51 PM 10,817 Views 2 Comments

Shane Lowry, meanwhile, shot one-under par.

China's number 1 off to hot start at the PGA Championship
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

China's number 1 off to hot start at the PGA Championship

Aug 8th 2020, 8:35 AM 7,859 Views 0 Comments

Li Haotong is trying to become the first player from the country to win a men’s major title.

Golf - Friday 7 August, 2020

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Aug 7th 2020, 5:00 PM 32,387 Views 6 Comments

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

Day and Todd in front at PGA Championship as Lowry continues to lead Irish charge
# Round 1
# Round 1

Day and Todd in front at PGA Championship as Lowry continues to lead Irish charge

Aug 7th 2020, 8:17 AM 5,487 Views 2 Comments

Brooks Koepka is part of a nine-strong group on four under behind the joint leaders.

Golf - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Solid start for Lowry with 68 as Day the early leader at PGA Championship
# The Majors
# The Majors

Solid start for Lowry with 68 as Day the early leader at PGA Championship

Aug 6th 2020, 9:57 PM 34,059 Views 7 Comments

The first round is ongoing at TPC Harding Park.

'If I can play my best golf, I can give myself a chance - but it does need my best golf'
# Shane's World
# Shane's World

'If I can play my best golf, I can give myself a chance - but it does need my best golf'

Aug 6th 2020, 8:29 AM 4,861 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is grouped with Brooks Koepka and Gary Woodland for opening rounds of the PGA Championship.

'I wouldn't say it keeps me up at night' - McIlroy bids to end six-year drought
# Harding Park
# Harding Park

'I wouldn't say it keeps me up at night' - McIlroy bids to end six-year drought

Aug 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 4,550 Views 0 Comments

The 2020 PGA Championship, golf’s first major tournament in over a year, begins today.

Golf - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Catlin withdrawn from English Championship after restaurant visit
# Protocol
# Protocol

Catlin withdrawn from English Championship after restaurant visit

Aug 5th 2020, 1:32 PM 5,670 Views 0 Comments

The American has apologised and accepted the European Tour’s decision.

Koepka bidding for PGA Championship 3-in-a-row on 'big-boy course'
# Three-peat
# Three-peat

Koepka bidding for PGA Championship 3-in-a-row on 'big-boy course'

Aug 5th 2020, 10:41 AM 4,089 Views 5 Comments

Rory McIlroy tees off in a group with Tigers Woods and Justin Thomas at Harding Park on Thursday.

Golf - Monday 3 August, 2020

How can sports organisations bring locked-out fans closer to the action?

How can sports organisations bring locked-out fans closer to the action?

Aug 3rd 2020, 9:00 AM 4,713 Views 0 Comments

We may be a while away from packed stadiums, but many innovations could help fill the void for now.

Thomas triumphs in Tennessee as Lowry enjoys strong final day at WGC St Jude Invitational
# JT
# JT

Thomas triumphs in Tennessee as Lowry enjoys strong final day at WGC St Jude Invitational

Aug 3rd 2020, 12:31 AM 9,449 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were also in action in Memphis.

Golf - Friday 31 July, 2020

Lowry just outside top 10 as McIlroy fights back in Memphis
# St Jude
# St Jude

Lowry just outside top 10 as McIlroy fights back in Memphis

Jul 31st 2020, 7:40 PM 6,625 Views 0 Comments

Brendon Todd is the outright leader on -11.

Golf - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Good starts for Lowry and McDowell, but nightmare leaves McIlroy with mountain to climb

Good starts for Lowry and McDowell, but nightmare leaves McIlroy with mountain to climb

Jul 30th 2020, 11:48 PM 6,917 Views 0 Comments

Brooks Koepka is burning it up at the WGC-St Jude Invitational.

Golf - Monday 27 July, 2020

Michael Thompson holds his nerve to triumph at 3M Open in Minnesota
# Job Done
# Job Done

Michael Thompson holds his nerve to triumph at 3M Open in Minnesota

Jul 27th 2020, 7:55 AM 3,485 Views 0 Comments

Thompson carded birdies at the 16th and the last to secure the second PGA Tour win of his career.

Golf - Sunday 26 July, 2020

American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota
# Last Round
# Last Round

American pair hold joint-lead heading into final day at Minnesota

Jul 26th 2020, 10:14 AM 3,143 Views 0 Comments

Richy Werenski and Michael Thompson are both two shots clear of South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel.

Golf - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Paratore secures British Masters title as Down's Caldwell finishes 8th
# British Masters
# British Masters

Paratore secures British Masters title as Down's Caldwell finishes 8th

Jul 25th 2020, 6:22 PM 4,570 Views 2 Comments

It was a second European Tour title for the 23-year-old Italian – while Paul Dunne’s comeback ended in respectability as he tied for 38th after being out for nine months with injury.

Seamus Power misses the cut at the 3M Open on PGA Tour
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Seamus Power misses the cut at the 3M Open on PGA Tour

Jul 25th 2020, 10:37 AM 4,291 Views 1 Comment

Waterford golfer followed up his fine opening-round 68 with a second-round 78 to finish four over.

Golf - Friday 24 July, 2020

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
# Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jul 24th 2020, 5:40 PM 28,999 Views 15 Comments

How well do you remember the past seven days of sporting action?

Richy Werenski takes lead at Minnesota after Seamus Power shoots 68
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Richy Werenski takes lead at Minnesota after Seamus Power shoots 68

Jul 24th 2020, 12:39 PM 2,453 Views 0 Comments

Irishman is three under for his round, five shots behind Werenski.

Golf - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Down native Jonathan Caldwell five off lead at British Masters
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Down native Jonathan Caldwell five off lead at British Masters

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:04 PM 2,773 Views 0 Comments

Paul Dunne will also be sticking around for the weekend after making the cut.

Golf - Monday 20 July, 2020

Jon Rahm overtakes Rory McIlroy for No 1 ranking with Memorial win
# Memorial
# Memorial

Jon Rahm overtakes Rory McIlroy for No 1 ranking with Memorial win

Jul 20th 2020, 7:46 AM 5,140 Views 4 Comments

The three-shot victory was the Spaniard’s fourth on the PGA Tour.

Golf - Sunday 19 July, 2020

'We were just a couple of the lucky ones' - Golf great Nicklaus reveals he had coronavirus
# Jack Nicklaus
# Jack Nicklaus

'We were just a couple of the lucky ones' - Golf great Nicklaus reveals he had coronavirus

Jul 19th 2020, 11:25 PM 5,171 Views 0 Comments

The 80-year-old Nicklaus revealed the experience on the television broadcast of the US PGA Tour’s Memorial tournament, which he hosts in Ohio.

Golf - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Rahm charges to top of the leaderboard at Memorial as McIlroy underwhelms
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Rahm charges to top of the leaderboard at Memorial as McIlroy underwhelms

Jul 18th 2020, 11:44 PM 4,652 Views 2 Comments

The Spaniard may dethrone McIlroy at the top of the world rankings by the time the weekend is out.

'Hopefully the best bits of my career are ahead of me, not behind me'
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

'Hopefully the best bits of my career are ahead of me, not behind me'

Jul 18th 2020, 5:18 PM 7,768 Views 3 Comments

After a nine month absence from the game, Paul Dunne is back in competitive golf this week.

‘Ageing is not fun’ says Tiger Woods after he just makes the cut in Ohio
# Back Pain
# Back Pain

‘Ageing is not fun’ says Tiger Woods after he just makes the cut in Ohio

Jul 18th 2020, 8:25 AM 4,038 Views 1 Comment

Woods had two birdies in his last three holes as he scraped into the weekend while Rory McIlroy had another inconsistent round.

Golf - Friday 17 July, 2020

McIlroy loses ground, Tiger dances with the cut as Finau shares lead at Memorial
# Golf
# Golf

McIlroy loses ground, Tiger dances with the cut as Finau shares lead at Memorial

Jul 17th 2020, 9:17 PM 3,489 Views 3 Comments

Woods looks set to sneak into the weekend if the cut settles at +3.