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Golf - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Tickets for final three days of 2019 Open at Royal Portrush have already sold out

The general admission sale only opened last week.

European Tour apologises after sending €133k in prize money to wrong Tommy Fleetwood

A 58-year-old in America received an unexpected payday.

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36 RIP

Tributes pour in as Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies at 36

Lyle entered palliative care last week after a third battle with cancer.

Golf - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

McIlroy targets a third Wanamaker Trophy, but game still 'work in progress'

‘With a good week this week, it just puts a different spin on my year from being what some people see as disappointing.’

Golf - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Tiger carefully managing his body with ice baths and 'a lot of stretching' in build-up to PGA

‘I’m 42 and I’ve had four back surgeries…’

Golf - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'I’m getting a little sick of second place' - McIlroy primed for Super Sunday at Bridgestone

McIlroy trails Justin Thomas by three shots at Firestone.

Seagulls swiping Séamus Harnedy's house keys and more of the week's best sportswriting

Settle yourself into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.

Golf - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Thomas and Poulter share lead as Tiger fades at Bridgestone

Rory McIlroy was also in action in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational’s third round.

Three-way tie for WGC-Bridgestone lead but McIlroy and Woods remain in the hunt

Justin Thomas, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood are setting the pace in Akron, Ohio.

Golf - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Five birdies, no bogeys, as McIlroy launches Bridgestone bid with super 65

Tiger is also on the prowl after shooting four-under par on Thursday..

Tiger and Phil reportedly set for multi million dollar one-on-one golf showdown in Las Vegas

The pair are both in action this week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone.

Golf - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Woods physically prepared for busy schedule as back injury sees Rose withdraw from WGC event

Tiger Woods has won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational eight times, but hasn’t been back to Firestone in four years.

Golf - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

Golf - Monday 30 July, 2018

Good weekend for Lowry and McDowell boosts hopes of securing PGA Tour cards

Dustin Johnson won the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey.

Golf - Sunday 29 July, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots 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.

The battle for supremacy between Match and Shoot and more of the week's best sportswriting

Some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Golf - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Patrick Reed refused to shoot until a camera crew left his surroundings after someone jingled change

Tony McGregor isn’t the only one who hates coinage.

Golf - Friday 27 July, 2018

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Golf - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Tiger Woods returns to top 50 in world rankings after impressive Open display, Molinari sixth

Dustin Johnson remains at the top, although Englishman Justin Rose is the new world number two.

Golf - Monday 23 July, 2018

Rory McIlroy becomes the European Tour's all-time highest earner on €35 million

A tied second place finish at The Open has seen the 29-year-old leapfrog Lee Westwood.

PGA Championship will not be shown on TV but available for free across Eleven Sports platforms

The Eleven Sports network will make the 2018 PGA Championship available for free across its website and social platforms.

Golf - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'A little ticked off at myself for sure:' Woods laments missed opportunity at The Open

A 15th major win proved elusive for Tiger Woods at Carnoustie.

Open champion Molinari: Beating Woods wasn't about being ruthless

Playing with Tiger Woods can be a distraction for some, but Francesco Molinari faced the challenge head on to win at Carnoustie.

Molinari shoots blemish-free final round in Carnoustie to become first ever Italian major winner

Francesco Molinari has captured his first major.

As It Happened: The Open Championship, final round

Follow our live coverage from Day 4 at Carnoustie.

Golf - Saturday 21 July, 2018

LPGA star Lincicome holes out with eagle for -1 second round but misses cut on PGA debut

The two-time major winner played the men’s event as a sponsor’s exemption, and enjoyed a 116-yard eagle in an impressive second round.

Champion Spieth in three-way tie for the lead as Woods and McIlroy remain in Open contention

On a day of low scoring at Carnoustie, Tiger Woods set the clubhouse lead in a bid to win his first major in a decade.

Golf - Friday 20 July, 2018

Confident McIlroy in contention as housemates Kisner and Johnson set British Open pace

Rory McIlroy is in a strong position at the British Open after shooting a second-round 69 on Friday.

McIlroy well-placed for the weekend and determined to go down swinging

“Sunday at Augusta was a big learning curve,” says the 29-year-old aiming for a second Claret Jug this weekend.

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Rollercoaster Open round is no fun ride for Tiger

Kevin Kisner is motoring nicely meanwhile.

Zach Johnson sets British Open pace as Fleetwood and McIlroy fire

McIlroy shot his second successive 69 to go to four-under for the tournament, two shots off the clubhouse lead.

Golf - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent

With Dustin Johnson falling way down the field, Brooks Koepka was the real hero of the day.

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem

Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.

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The K Club is up for sale - with a price tag of €80 million

Ever wanted to own a Ryder Cup venue?

Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles

The action is underway at Carnoustie.

McIlroy bids to end American dominance as Open returns to Carnoustie

The Holywood native is aiming to overcome a four-year drought without a major victory.

Golf - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend? Crystal Ball Gazing This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend?

The first round tees off at Carnoustie tomorrow.