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Golf - Today’s News


Golf - Friday 11 July, 2014

McIlroy implodes at Scottish Open to plummet down leaderboard

The Holywood native dropped five shots on his way back to the clubhouse.

ESPN to offer ‘Tiger only’ channel for the Open Championship next week

It’s like the Truman Show, except with golf.

Golf - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy hits a monster 436-yard drive at the Scottish Open

The Northern Irishman set a new course record at Royal Aberdeen this afternoon.

Golfer breaks rib in Segway fall, posts video to Instagram anyway Ouch This post contains videos

Golfer breaks rib in Segway fall, posts video to Instagram anyway

Imagine the kind of damage Jesper Parnevik could do with a golf buggy.

Golf - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

‘I felt like a donut fresh out of the fryer, rolling around in the sugar’

American golfer Michelle Wie is targeting a second Major in succession while Stephanie Meadow represent Irish hopes.

Golf - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Golf - Monday 7 July, 2014

Woods and McIlroy continue to slide down rankings

The former world number ones are now seventh and eighth a fortnight out from The Open.

Champagne finish but McDowell started comeback with two glasses of wine Raise A Toast This post contains videos

Champagne finish but McDowell started comeback with two glasses of wine

The Northern Irishman took a leaf out of Jimenez’ wine-drinking book to claim French Open glory.

Golf - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Graeme McDowell comes from 9 shots off the lead to win French Open

The Portrush golfer started way behind America’s Kevin Stadler.

Golf - Friday 4 July, 2014

Why didn’t you just go home, ball? Golfer has nightmare four-putt from 3 feet Off Putting This post contains videos

Why didn’t you just go home, ball? Golfer has nightmare four-putt from 3 feet

Its bags were packed — but Raphael Jacquelin’s ball was too good for its home.

Golf - Thursday 3 July, 2014

McDowell six shots off sizzling Stadler’s lead at French Open

The Northern Irishman is one under par after the first round at Le Golf National.

Golf - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Peter Hanson sinks hole-in-one, pays woman’s mortgage for a year

The Swedish golfer’s first ever hole-in-one came with an added bonus for Arline Deacon.

Golf - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Australian golfer blazes BMW back nine in just 28 strokes

Richard Green’s birdie blitz put him within three strokes of the lead in Cologne.

Golf - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Lowry and Hoey in the hunt at €330k BMW International Open

Martin Kaymer was expected to challenge but is seven shots back from Danny Willett and Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Golf - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Tiger Woods feels return to ‘prime’ form as he prepares to tee off at Congressional

The 38-year-old admitted he got a little excited when he broke 50 over nine holes.

Golf - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Golf - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Stephanie Meadow finishes third at US Open to complete stunning pro debut

The 22-year-old from Jordanstown finished three shots behind Michelle Wie.

Irish challenge falters as Miko Ilonen goes wire-to-wire at Fota Island

Graeme McDowell could not buy a putt all afternoon and finished three shots off the pace.

‘My wife let me play a round on our honeymoon. Twice’

Kevin Markham has written about the challenge of playing every 18-hole golf course in Ireland

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

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

Golf - Saturday 21 June, 2014

McDowell finds form at the death but Ilonen clings to Irish Open lead

Sheffield’s Danny Willet went Full Monty to smash the Fota Island course record.

‘I will get stronger and stronger as the weekend goes on’ declares McDowell

The Portrush native is two off the lead and on course for his best ever Irish Open finish.

Golf - Friday 20 June, 2014

McIlroy and Lowry miss Irish Open cut as McDowell plots weekend charge

Finland’s Mikko Ilonen leads Graeme McDowell by two, however, after carding a three under par round of 68 at Fota Island.

McDowell the clubhouse leader as Lowry and McIlroy struggle at Irish Open

The Northern Irish golfer is co-leader with Robert Rock.

Golf - Thursday 19 June, 2014

‘Sloppy’ McIlroy 10 shots off lead as Mikko Ilonen tames Fota Island

Padraig Harrington, Gavin Moynihan and Peter Lawrie were the best of the Irish in the opening round.

Golf - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Twitter reacts to Rory McIlroy’s decision to play for Ireland at 2016 Olympics

The Northern Irish golfer made the choice today.

Rory McIlroy has declared for Ireland ahead of the 2016 Olympics

“I’m very happy with my decision. It means I can actually look forward to the Olympics now in a couple of years’ time.”

McIlroy and Harrington together for Irish Open opening rounds

The tee times are out ahead of tomorrow’s start in Cork.

Golf - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Rory McIlroy’s golf clubs have gone missing somewhere between Newark and Dublin

The clock is ticking for United Airlines to get this piece of baggage to McIlroy in time for the Irish Open at Fota Island.

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

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

Golf - Monday 16 June, 2014

Royal Portrush confirmed as Open Championship host

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

Kaymer canters to emphatic US Open win

Orange-clad Rickie Fowler failed to mount a challenge to the imperious German.

Golf - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Martin Kaymer leads US Open by five after clutch birdie on 18

The 29-year-old from Dusseldorf began the round with a six-stroke lead after a historic 36-hole start on 10-under 130, the lowest in US Open history.

Golf - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Golfers miss US Open cut after hitting each other’s balls on 18 Blame The Caddy This post contains videos

Golfers miss US Open cut after hitting each other’s balls on 18

Hunter Mahan was penalised two shots for his part in the mishap and missed the cut by a single stroke.

Golf - Friday 13 June, 2014

Kaymer a staggering six shots clear at US Open after second 65

The German is serenity personified at Pinehurst Vilage as he hunts down his second Major.

WATCH: Ken Duke makes the most exciting par you’re likely to see at the US Open Duke Of Sand Hazard This post contains videos

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

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

McDowell in second place as Kaymer’s late charge helps him to US Open lead

You forgot there was a Major going on, didn’t you.

Golf - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Rickie Fowler honours Payne Stewart with throwback outfit on first day of US Open

Argyle socks are back in fashion, you guys.

‘It’s going to be a test of patience’: why Rory won’t be attacking pins at the US Open

McIlroy confident that he can compete at Pinehurst this week – but says there are a lot of dangerous challengers out there.