Shane Lowry and Irish golf looking to new dawn

Irish golf sang with one voice at the weekend as Shane Lowry buried the demons of his 2016 US Open disappointment and saluted the GUI and the ILGU for voting overwhelmingly ...

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Shane Lowry targets Ryder Cup after Abu Dhabi Championship victory

The 31-year-old’s previous win was at the 2015 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

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'Oh god, I'm so happy': Shane Lowry wins Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Shane Lowry has won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Shane Lowry retains lead heading into final round in Abu Dhabi

The Irishman is three shots clear in the HSBC Championship.

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Shane Lowry opens up four-shot lead in Abu Dhabi

Shane Lowry has opened up a four-shot lead during the third round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.

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Mickelson matches career-best to kick off 2019 on top at Desert Classic

He shot a 60 for his best ever career round to par.

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Shane Lowry digs in on ‘weird day’

Ireland’s Shane Lowry tees off in Abu Dhabi today after surviving a “pretty horrendous” spell which threatened to derail his challenge at the €6 ...

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Shane Lowry still leads in Abu Dhabi despite early wobble

Offaly man posted a course record 62 on Wednesday.

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Shane Lowry feeling good about his game as he breaks course record to lead in Abu Dhabi

Shane Lowry has had a great start to 2019.

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New rules and new clubs test Fleetwood

Tommy Fleetwood admits it might be “asking a bit much” to complete a hat-trick of Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship titles as he gets to grip with new clubs ...

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Brexit casting a shadow over Irish golf in 2019

On New Year’s Day, we reviewed the 2018 experiences of eight golf clubs around Ireland. Now Kevin Markham looks to the future – and how eight clubs see ...

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Padraig Harrington admits he was ‘selfish’ and ‘ignorant’ as a Ryder Cup player

The 47-year-old played in the competition six times between 1999 and 2010.

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Pádraig Harrington: Rory McIlroy 'loves the Ryder Cup'

Pádraig Harrington kicked off his 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy by stating his total confidence that Rory McIlroy would be fully committed to the European cause ...

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Pádraig Harrington: ‘I’m prepared to put my golfing legacy on the line’

Anyone who has followed the illustrious playing career of Pádraig Harrington and listened to his intense desire to get things right these past 15 years, or ...

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‘It’s win or nothing’ – Ryder Cup captain Harrington putting ‘legacy’ on line

The 47-year-old will lead Europe at Whistling Straits in 2020.

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Ryder Cup captain Harrington expects McIlroy to play in next year’s tournament

McIlroy has described the European Tour as “a stepping stone”.

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What Padraig Harrington needs to do to lead Europe to Ryder Cup glory in 2020

The Irishman is a three-time major winner.

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Update: Padraig Harrington nervous but confident about Ryder Cup captaincy

Padraig Harrington said he was taking the European Ryder Cup captaincy for 2020 with a degree of trepidation and was putting his legacy on the line but insisted ...

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Is it time to build your clubs around your swing?

Kevin Markham has played golf for more than 40 years but never had clubs custom-fitted, for the same reasons as most golfers — too expensive, something for ...

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Pádraig Harrington set to be confirmed as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

Pádraig Harrington is today expected to be named as Europe’s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup.

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McIlroy three shots off the lead in Sentry Tournament of Champions

Rory McIlroy finished three shots off the pace after the second round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

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Matt Wallace: Pádraig Harrington will be perfect Ryder Cup captain

Matt Wallace believes Pádraig Harrington will work “tirelessly” to ensure Europe retain the Ryder Cup if, as expected, the three-time Major winner ...

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Debutant Kevin Tway holds lead at Tournament of Champions with McIlroy three shots off pace

Rory McIlroy holds a share of sixth place heading into the second day of Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

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Harrington poised for Ryder Cup captaincy

Ireland’s Padraig Harrington is set to be confirmed next week as Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain for the 2020 renewal at Whistling Straits.

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Padraig Harrington sidelined until February with broken wrist

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington will not start his 2019 campaign until February after breaking a bone in his wrist.

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'It's where my life is right now' - Rory McIlroy explains why he is focusing on USPGA Tour

Rory McIlroy has said he has "done his time" on the European Tour and is looking forward to focusing on the PGA Tour in the US this season.

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Open organisers staggered by phenomenal interest in tournament’s return to NI

The Royal and Ancient says Royal Portrush Golf Club is ahead of schedule in plans to host the prestigious championship for the first time since 1951

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New rules already par for the course for many players

Today, dozens of new rules come into force in the biggest revamp of golf regulations in decades, even if at the recreational level it is more a case of catching ...

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Positivity on the fairways but golf must move with the times

Irish golf saw its fair share of ups and downs during 2018. The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open was a huge success at Ballyliffin, several clubs celebrated significant ...

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Thomas Bjorn keeps promise to have Ryder Cup win tattoo

Europe won 17 ½–10 ½ in Paris.

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