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#Paul McGinley

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

McGinley: Irish Open will be a success despite McIlroy 'body blow'

The former European Ryder Cup captain says the tournament will always be bigger than one player.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'

Paul McGinley says the four-time major winner has the code to crack The Masters puzzle next week in Augusta.

# paul-mcginley - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Ryder Cup captain Harrington set for Lahinch return this summer

Harrington will join tournament host Paul McGinley and Shane Lowry as the home favourites at the Irish Open.

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'I admire the bloody-mindedness about him' - McGinley on McIlroy's Irish Open absence

He added that ‘last week was as good as I’ve seen Rory play for a number of years – if not ever.’

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Harrington and McGinley use all their experience to battle the Scottish wind

The Irish pair are one shot off the early lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

# paul-mcginley - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Padraig Harrington keen to captain Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup

The 46-year-old is expected to be named by current European skipper Thomas Bjorn as a vice-captain for the next edition.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'The thing about Rory is he's on form... He's on the edge of history'

Paul McGinley believes that knowing when to be patient and knowing when to attack will be key to winning the Masters.

# paul-mcginley - Monday 15 January, 2018

'He's not coming back to the GAA. The Dubs can take a big, deep breath'

Former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley on Jim McGuinness’s plans following his decision to leave China.

# paul-mcginley - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'If he tries to be Pádraig, he won't win' - Paul McGinley on Shane Lowry's Masters hopes

The former Ryder Cup captain believes the Offaly man has a chance this week.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

# paul-mcginley - Friday 14 October, 2016

McDowell, McGinley and Lowry in contention at British Masters

Elsewhere, Seamus Power will be looking to move up the leaderboard in California tonight.

# paul-mcginley - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Leona Maguire shouldn’t be so disappointed - but it speaks volumes that she is

Maguire “way outperforming her ranking,” Paul McGinley says.

# paul-mcginley - Friday 12 August, 2016

Hotline Rings: Ep. 5: Falling for the O'Donovans, falling out with athletics

Niall Kelly joins us from Rio with the latest analysis of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here

“And then she tells us she’s a doctor as well. It’s like, ‘You’ve gotta be kidding’ – and that’s what I mean by humbling.”

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'I think it's disappointing as an Irishman' - Ireland team captain Paul McGinley

Paul McGinley gives his take on Rory McIlroy’s decision not to play in this summer’s Olympic Games.

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

How difficult is Augusta? 'You're playing against history and ghosts of times past'

Former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley explains why the home of the Masters is so revered.

# paul-mcginley - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

'Shane is a legitimate contender and Ireland can look forward to watching him compete'

On the eve of the first Major of the year, Paul McGinley believes Shane Lowry can rediscover his swagger at Augusta.

# paul-mcginley - Saturday 2 April, 2016

'No guarantees McIlroy will complete a career Grand Slam' — McGinley

But the former Ryder Cup captain believes his fellow Irishman is hitting form at the right time.

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Never mind Rio, Croker is where it's at for Paul McGinley

The Dubliner will be in GAA HQ to support his home club’s bid for glory tomorrow.

# paul-mcginley - Monday 6 April, 2015

McGinley: Rory McIlroy is destined to win the Masters

Rory McIlroy’s game is suited to the Masters and there is plenty more to come from the world number one, according to the Dubliner.

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US

Europe’s winning captain was only in the country 90 minutes when the incident happened.

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

# paul-mcginley - Friday 26 December, 2014

Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'

The legendary manager also heaped praise on Paul McGinley’s Ryder Cup ‘brilliant’ plan.

# paul-mcginley - Friday 19 December, 2014

Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize?

The 10 nominees include Joe Schmidt, Brian Cody and Peter Taylor.

# paul-mcginley - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Ireland's Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC's SPOTY awards

Rory McIlroy finished second in the main event.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 11 December, 2014

'Captain Fantastic' McGinley to lead Irish golf team at 2016 Olympics

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport make €2m in funding available for Olympic preparations.

# paul-mcginley - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here are the nominees for the RTÉ Sports Person & Manager of the Year awards

The success of female athletes over the last twelve months has been rewarded with nominations in both categories.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

Paul McGinley defends under-fire Tom Watson

The US skipper had to deal with ‘body blows’ like Tiger’s withdrawal according to the Dubliner.

Lee Westwood criticises United States for airing 'dirty laundry in public' after Ryder Cup defeat

The European star reckons it should be kept in the team room.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy

The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe

# paul-mcginley - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Harrington: I would love to be Ryder Cup captain in the future

Dubliner feels vice-captain role was the perfect introduction to eventually leading the European team.

# paul-mcginley - Monday 29 September, 2014

Team Europe had some classic vest 'banter' at their Ryder Cup press conference

Europe’s Ryder Cup heroes have nothing but respect for their captain – but they still took the mick out of his clothing choices.

Paul McGinley: the man with the magic Ryder Cup formula

Meticulous, modern, inspirational: just some of the words used to describe the Dubliner’s Ryder Cup captaincy at Gleneagles.

# paul-mcginley - Sunday 28 September, 2014

'I hit the wedge of my life' - Jamie Donaldson on getting the winning point for Europe

Europe won their third straight Ryder Cup in resounding fashion.

# paul-mcginley - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Ryder Cup isn't over yet warns Europe's skipper Paul McGinley

Can the American pull off a record-equalling comeback? Because they need to.

# paul-mcginley - Thursday 25 September, 2014

What advice did Dubs boss Jim Gavin have for Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley?

The two lads had a bit of a chat recently.

Enjoy Ryder Cup nerves, McGinley tells rookies

“Nerves are a great thing. If you’re not nervous playing in a Ryder Cup, there’s something wrong,” says the Dubliner.

# paul-mcginley - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

G-Mac: Myself and Rory are closer than ever - but our golf dynamic has changed

Off-course legal issues have left Northern Irish pair as the best of friends, McDowell insists.

16 reasons why we're looking forward to the 2014 Ryder Cup

Meltdowns, masterstrokes, mastery, misery and mind games. We can’t wait now.

Bjorn: European team among the best I have seen... thanks to Paul McGinley

“He chose people that he believes in, and when we’re here we all believe in each other, and that’s the important thing.” Amen, my bald brother.

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