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#Royal Portrush

# royal-portrush - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish
# So Close Yet So Far
# So Close Yet So Far

Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish

Jul 21st 2019, 10:02 PM 11,519 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 6:09 PM 74,060 Views 145 Comments

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
# Updates
# Updates

As it happened: The Open, final round

Jul 21st 2019, 5:00 PM 144,553 Views 43 Comments

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

# royal-portrush - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 5:11 PM 7,254 Views 11 Comments

The 148th British Open gets underway on Thursday morning.

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,794 Views 17 Comments

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

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Koepka gains the inside track on Royal Portrush from Irish caddie
# The Open
# The Open

Koepka gains the inside track on Royal Portrush from Irish caddie

Jul 16th 2019, 1:02 PM 5,605 Views 2 Comments

Ricky Elliott has been on the American’s bag for six years and will be able to provide some local knowledge this week.

'It would mean the world': McIlroy out to end Major drought at Portrush
# Home Soil
# Home Soil

'It would mean the world': McIlroy out to end Major drought at Portrush

Jul 16th 2019, 8:47 AM 2,807 Views 4 Comments

The Northern Irishman is the bookmakers’ favourite to get his hands back on the Claret Jug this week.

# royal-portrush - Monday 15 July, 2019

Woods among the afternoon starters as The Open arrives at Royal Portrush
# Tee Times
# Tee Times

Woods among the afternoon starters as The Open arrives at Royal Portrush

Jul 15th 2019, 1:39 PM 4,151 Views 0 Comments

The tee times for the first two rounds of this week’s Major in Northern Ireland have been announced.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Lowry full of confidence and happy to be home for tilt at Irish Open
# Rich Vein Of Form
# Rich Vein Of Form

Lowry full of confidence and happy to be home for tilt at Irish Open

Jun 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,045 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old is coming off the back of the best five-month stretch of his career.

# royal-portrush - Sunday 9 June, 2019

McDowell secures Open berth at Royal Portrush with monster putt on the 18th hole in Canada
# Clutch
# Clutch

McDowell secures Open berth at Royal Portrush with monster putt on the 18th hole in Canada

Jun 9th 2019, 10:56 PM 10,498 Views 6 Comments

The Northern Irishman avoided a bogey on the last to book a place at his ‘home Open’.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Extra tickets to go on sale for the 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush
# Up For Grabs
# Up For Grabs

Extra tickets to go on sale for the 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush

Apr 2nd 2019, 11:10 AM 4,922 Views 0 Comments

The tournament had sold out last year.

# royal-portrush - Friday 24 August, 2018

The 2019 Open at Royal Portrush is completely sold out - 11 months in advance
# By Royal Demand
# By Royal Demand

The 2019 Open at Royal Portrush is completely sold out - 11 months in advance

Aug 24th 2018, 9:15 AM 3,726 Views 0 Comments

Only tickets now remaining are for the pre-tournament practice days.

# royal-portrush - Thursday 9 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 9th 2018, 6:30 PM 3,961 Views 2 Comments

The general admission sale only opened last week.

# royal-portrush - Monday 26 October, 2015

'We're proud to be representing the island of Ireland by hosting the British Open'
# Open Season
# Open Season

'We're proud to be representing the island of Ireland by hosting the British Open'

Oct 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,744 Views 32 Comments

After coming through tougher times, Royal Portrush is primed to front a new era for Irish golf. The42 meets the man at the centre of the club’s successful bid to stage the game’s most illustrious tournament.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

We'll leave it there so: The Open returns to Portrush, and all the rest of Tuesday's sport
# Billo
# Billo

We'll leave it there so: The Open returns to Portrush, and all the rest of Tuesday's sport

Oct 20th 2015, 8:02 PM 8,953 Views 1 Comment

Plus the Billy Walsh fallout continues.

The Open will be played in Northern Ireland in 2019
# Major Moment
# Major Moment

The Open will be played in Northern Ireland in 2019

Oct 20th 2015, 10:39 AM 9,298 Views 13 Comments

Royal Portrush has been named as host for the 148th Open Championship.

# royal-portrush - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ireland's Stephanie Meadow tied for third on pro debut at US Open
# On Course
# On Course

Ireland's Stephanie Meadow tied for third on pro debut at US Open

Jun 22nd 2014, 9:47 AM 13,940 Views 13 Comments

The Jordanstown native is just four shots off the lead heading into the final day.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Millions to be spent before Royal Portrush can host The Open Championship
# Claret Jug
# Claret Jug

Millions to be spent before Royal Portrush can host The Open Championship

Jun 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 2,894 Views 2 Comments

However, the organisers expect the economy to benefit by £70 million as a result.

# royal-portrush - Monday 16 June, 2014

Royal Portrush confirmed as Open Championship host
# Open Season
# Open Season

Royal Portrush confirmed as Open Championship host

Jun 16th 2014, 1:05 PM 10,542 Views 57 Comments

Decision to bring one of golf’s four Majors to Antrim is “a ringing endorsement of Northern Ireland,” Peter Robinson says.

# royal-portrush - Friday 13 June, 2014

'It's going to be very special': McDowell thrilled that the Open is coming back to Portrush
# Land Of Open Dreams
# Land Of Open Dreams

'It's going to be very special': McDowell thrilled that the Open is coming back to Portrush

Jun 13th 2014, 10:19 AM 2,007 Views 1 Comment

The Royal and Ancient is set to make the big announcement on Monday.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Montgomerie course announced as venue for 2013 Irish Open
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Montgomerie course announced as venue for 2013 Irish Open

Dec 11th 2012, 1:20 PM 8,648 Views 8 Comments

The O’Meara course at Carton House had originally been tipped to host the event.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

In the Swing: A proud weekend for Donaldson - and for Ireland
# Column
# Column

In the Swing: A proud weekend for Donaldson - and for Ireland

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:25 AM 357 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Donaldson’s first Tour win was a long time coming but the Welshman did it in style, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s golf column.

# royal-portrush - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Donaldson wins Irish Open as Harrington challenge falters
# Irish Open
# Irish Open

Donaldson wins Irish Open as Harrington challenge falters

Jul 1st 2012, 6:48 PM 4,609 Views 4 Comments

In his 255th European Tour start, Jamie Donaldson was finally a winner. Harrington meanwhile, lamented his putting profligacy.

# royal-portrush - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Harrington only two shots off the lead at Royal Portrush
# Irish Open
# Irish Open

Harrington only two shots off the lead at Royal Portrush

Jun 30th 2012, 7:58 PM 4,535 Views 8 Comments

Wales’ Jamie Donaldson is at the top of the leaderboard going into Sunday’s final round.

# royal-portrush - Friday 29 June, 2012

Irish Open: McIlroy goes one better on day two
# Making The Cut
# Making The Cut

Irish Open: McIlroy goes one better on day two

Jun 29th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,223 Views 1 Comment

The world number two shot 69 today, but Gregory Bourdy is still in control.

# royal-portrush - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Irish Open: Singh takes early lead as Harrington in the hunt
# Irish Open
# Irish Open

Irish Open: Singh takes early lead as Harrington in the hunt

Jun 28th 2012, 5:04 PM 3,435 Views 2 Comments

“It keeps me well in position,” said Harrington after he shot a five-under-par 67 at a rain-hit Royal Portrush.

Pádraig Harrington enjoys fine first round at the Irish Open
# Royal Portrush
# Royal Portrush

Pádraig Harrington enjoys fine first round at the Irish Open

Jun 28th 2012, 2:07 PM 2,612 Views 2 Comments

The three-times Major winner is only one shot off clubhouse leader Mark Foster, while Graeme McDowell had an inconsistent opening round.

Irish Open FAQ: here’s everything you need to know about this year’s tournament
# Irish Open 2012
# Irish Open 2012

Irish Open FAQ: here’s everything you need to know about this year’s tournament

Jun 28th 2012, 9:00 AM 2,545 Views 3 Comments

Here’s a quick guide as the 57th Irish Open gets underway in the picturesque Royal Portrush, County Antrim.

Irish Open 2012: 5 groups to watch at Royal Portrush today
# Irish Open 2012
# Irish Open 2012

Irish Open 2012: 5 groups to watch at Royal Portrush today

Jun 28th 2012, 6:50 AM 1,730 Views 0 Comments

Golf fans are in for a treat with some mouthwatering groupings as the 57th Irish Open gets underway this morning.

# royal-portrush - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Irish Open in numbers: the facts and figures you need to know
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Irish Open in numbers: the facts and figures you need to know

Jun 27th 2012, 8:00 PM 1,260 Views 0 Comments

Put on your nerd hat and join us for a potted numerical history of the tournament.

McIlroy aiming to find form at Irish Open
# Golf
# Golf

McIlroy aiming to find form at Irish Open

Jun 27th 2012, 2:27 PM 275 Views 0 Comments

With the British Open less than a month away, gaining form is vital for the field at Royal Portrush this weekend.

Irish Open: your hole-by-hole guide to Royal Portrush
# Picture Perfect
# Picture Perfect

Irish Open: your hole-by-hole guide to Royal Portrush

Jun 27th 2012, 9:00 AM 3,845 Views 6 Comments

The stunning Dunluce Links course will host some of the world’s top players this weekend. Here’s what they can expect.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

VIDEO: Let 16-year-old Rory McIlroy talk you through his course record 61 at Royal Portrush
# Irish Open 2012
# Irish Open 2012

VIDEO: Let 16-year-old Rory McIlroy talk you through his course record 61 at Royal Portrush

Jun 26th 2012, 9:51 PM 5,027 Views 4 Comments

Ahead of Thursday’s Irish Open tee-off, watch a fresh-faced McIlroy master the famous Dunluce Links back in 2005.

11 celebrities (and 'celebrities') who will be teeing up in tomorrow's Irish Open Pro-Am
# Star Spotting
# Star Spotting

11 celebrities (and 'celebrities') who will be teeing up in tomorrow's Irish Open Pro-Am

Jun 26th 2012, 1:41 PM 8,832 Views 0 Comments

Martin O’Neill and José Maria Olazabal? Yes, please.

# royal-portrush - Monday 25 June, 2012

Your Bill Murray in Royal Portrush Picture of the Day
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

Your Bill Murray in Royal Portrush Picture of the Day

Jun 25th 2012, 5:54 PM 3,385 Views 5 Comments

But before icons like Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Pádraig Harrington fill the spotlight, one Hollywood star took to the course today.

Luke Donald still top of the pile as Rory McIlroy remains second in rankings
# Golf
# Golf

Luke Donald still top of the pile as Rory McIlroy remains second in rankings

Jun 25th 2012, 1:16 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy will attract crowds to Royal Portrush for the Irish Open this week.

# royal-portrush - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Sold out: Unprecedented demand for Irish Open at Royal Portrush
# Payoff
# Payoff

Sold out: Unprecedented demand for Irish Open at Royal Portrush

Jun 21st 2012, 3:19 PM 559 Views 1 Comment

The tournament is being held in Northern Ireland for the first time since 1953, and the sport’s popularity is self evident.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Emirates to sponsor Irish Open until 2014
# Cha-ching!
# Cha-ching!

Emirates to sponsor Irish Open until 2014

May 22nd 2012, 10:45 AM 508 Views 0 Comments

The Dubai-based carrier will be the tournament’s official airline for the next three years.

# royal-portrush - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Keegan Bradley adds to Irish Open's major pedigree
# Irish Open
# Irish Open

Keegan Bradley adds to Irish Open's major pedigree

May 8th 2012, 11:56 AM 379 Views 1 Comment

Organisers have confirmed that USPGA champ Keegan Bradley will play at next month’s Irish Open in Royal Portrush.

# royal-portrush - Friday 6 January, 2012

Portrush named as 2012 Irish Open host... and Carton House picked for next year
# Tee-up
# Tee-up

Portrush named as 2012 Irish Open host... and Carton House picked for next year

Jan 6th 2012, 2:06 PM 1,417 Views 16 Comments

Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell will be pleased with the news…

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