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O'Rourke wins Irish Scratch Series at Luttrellstown Castle

Luttrellstown Castle Naas professional Conor O’Rourke fired a six-under-par 66 to win the top gross prize in the Flogas Autumn Irish Scratch Series at Luttrellstown Castle.He won by three strokes from Ballymena-based professional Dermot McElroy, who took the second gross on a countback from Portmarnock Links’ Gary Cullen with a three-under 69.Galway’s...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Galway, Rourke, Riordan, Mike Kelly, Ballymena, Paul Buckley, Mark Godwin, Marc Boucher, Conor O'Rourke, Shane Kelly, John Hickey, David Carey, Paul Byrne, Amateur golf


McElroy triumphs in Team Ireland test at Portmarnock

Dermot McElroy shot rounds of 69 and 71 to win Tuesday’s Team Ireland Golf event at Portmarnock.The Ballymena man won by two strokes on four-under-par from Paul McBride (67-75) and Ruaidhri McGee (73-69) with Ronan Mullarney (72-71) fourth on one-under.Scores
Tags: Sport, Golf, European Tour, McElroy, Portmarnock, Team Ireland, Challenge Tour, Dermot McElroy, Paul McBride, Alps Tour, Ronan Mullarney, Ruaidhri McGee, Europro Tour, Portmarnock The Ballymena


Lowry fails to fire on moving day in Greensboro

Si Woo Kim of South Korea hits a hole in one from the third tee during the third round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 15, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images) Shane Lowry has work to do to qualify for next week’s Northern Trust in Boston after a level-par 70 left him nine shots behin...
Tags: South Korea, Boston, Spain, Sport, Austria, United States, Golf, Pga Tour, Clarke, Kim, Johnson, Shane Lowry, Firestone, Darren Clarke, Lowry, Colin Montgomerie


Yates, Hurley and Dallat set for Alps Tour return

Naas’ Jonathan Yates Jonathan Yates and Gary Hurley head the Irish challengers hoping to follow in the footsteps of Brendan McCarroll and European Tour star Matt Wallace in this week's Gosser Open in Austria. The event, which is celebrating its 28th staging, marks the return to action on the Alps Tour after a six-month break with a full field of 144 ...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Wallace, Donegal, Naas, Matt Wallace, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley, Emma Spitz, Dallat, Martin WIEGELE, Simon Bryan, Brendan McCarroll, Barry Lane


Sharvin wins Team Ireland event; Leona changes return schedule

Cormac Sharvin in action at Carton House yesterday Cormac Sharvin edged out Ronan Mullarney in the first of a new series of 36-hole tournaments for Team Ireland supported golfers at Carton House on Tuesday. Played without any fanfare to avoid the risk of attracting a crowd, Sharvin followed a five-under 68 on the O’Meara Course with a three-under 69 o...
Tags: Europe, US, Sport, Aig, Arkansas, Golf, European Tour, Royal Troon, Galway, Maguire, LPGA, Leona, Conor O'Rourke, Montgomerie, Team Ireland, Leona Maguire


Boucher claims top prize in Flogas Irish Scratch Series at The K Club

Marc Boucher Carton House’s Marc Boucher card a five-under-par 67 to win the first gross in the Flogas Irish Scratch Series outing on the Palmer South Course at The K Club.The former UNC Charlotte 49er took the top prize by a stroke from Alps Tour professional Jonathan Yates and Irish international Peter O’KeeffeBrendan McDonnell won the nett with a 7...
Tags: Sport, Golf, David Marshall, Boucher, Mike Kelly, UNC Charlotte, David Carroll, Peter Morgan, Jamie King, Lauren Murray, Jamie Kelly, Chris Black, Marc Boucher, Dan Byrne, Tom Hackett, David Winters


Another strong field for Flogas Irish Scratch Series at The K Club

David Carey in action in the 2019 Saint-Malo Mixed Open, Brittany, France. Credit: Tristan Jones A host of new faces will tee it up Monday’s Flogas sponsored Irish Scratch Series event at The K Club.The likes of David Carey, who shot 57 on the Alps Tour last year, Sunshine Tour player Neil O Briain, former Walker Cup star Gary Hurley and Irish intern...
Tags: France, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Neil, LPGA, Briain, Leona Maguire, David Carey, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour, K Club, EPD Tour, Sean Flanagan, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley


The K Club to host €10,000 Irish Golfer Shootout

The 17th on the Palmer North Course at The K Club The K Club will host the €10,000 Irish Golfer Shootout supported by BMW and Modest! Golf on the Palmer North Course on July 21.The event will be open to all male and female Irish professionals from all tours and categories as well as members of the 2019/20 GUI and ILGU panels.The event follows in the f...
Tags: Sport, Golf, European Tour, Bmw, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour, K Club, Alps Tour, Seapoint, Europro Tour, Modest Golf, Palmer North Course, K Club The K Club, Peter Finnan


Kennedy on song as TaylorMade Summer Series tees off at Portmarnock Links

Max Kennedy (Royal Dublin) Photo: Ronan Quinlan www.cashmanphotography.ie Royal Dublin's Max Kennedy continued his love affair with Portmarnock Links when he fired a four-under 67 to win the opening TaylorMade Summer Series event yesterday. A bumper, 186-strong field was champing at the bit to get going after a 95-day COVID-19 lockdown—the timesheet...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Css, Heritage, Golf, Dublin, Kennedy, Mike Kelly, Dundalk, Taylormade, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Portmarnock Links, Leslie Walker, Royal Dublin, Alps Tour


Alps Tour announces August 13 return

Dubliner David Carey, a winner on the Alps Tour last year, in action at St Malo Golf Resort. Credit: Tristan Jones/Alps Tour Ireland’s Alps Tour regulars can start planning again after the Alps Tour announced that it will resume in August with the Gosser Open in Austria.Just two early-season events were played in Egypt in February before the tour shu...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Austria, Egypt, Golf, Richard, Cairo, David Carey, Qualifying School, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Tristan Jones, Mirabelli, La Cala Resort, Estelle Richard, Golf de La Grange aux Ormes Metz


Seapoint’s Irish Scratch Series for men and women; professionals and elite amateurs to compete

Seapoint Golf Links The COVID-19 pandemic has left many elite amateurs and touring professionals twiddling their thumbs since March. But two enterprising members of Seapoint Golf Links have used their event planning expertise to create an elite tournament series for both men and women — the weekly Irish Scratch Series. Thanks to sponsorship from Carr...
Tags: Sport, Golf, European Tour, Stuart, Dylan, Valerie, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour, BRS, Stuart Grehan, Carr Golf, EPD Tour, Alps Tour, Seapoint, Europro Tour, Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt Davitt


Alps Tour looks to August return, travel bans permitting

Ireland’s David Carey. Picture courtesy Alpstourgolf.com The Alps Tour would like to resume its schedule in August but organisers admit that many questions must be addressed before play can begin again.Their main concern, apart from the safety of all involved, is the travel bans and restrictions that the players might have to face in order to get to v...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Ireland, Egypt, Golf, Cairo Egypt, Mirabelle, Cervinia Italy, David Carey, Qualifying School, Alps Tour, AlpsTourGolf, Giorgio Bordoni, Estelle Richard Alps, Pinetina Como Italy


Ronan Mullarney becomes Davy ambassador

New Davy ambassador, Ronan Mullarney Galway’s Ronan Mullarney has joined Paul Dunne and Leona Maguire and signed a new sponsorship deal as an ambassador for global wealth management provider Davy.Winner of the AIG Irish Close title at Ballybunion last year, Mullarney (24) turned professional in December, having enjoyed a stellar amateur career for his club, college and country.“Da...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Arnold, Galway, Administration, Ronan, Ballybunion, Davy, Paul Dunne, Leona Maguire, Challenge Tour, Alps Tour, Ronan Mullarney


Hurley scales Alps Tour heights; Scott ends 1,386-day drought

Gary Hurley Gary Hurley ended a difficult year on a high when he produced a hot finish to grab his Alps Tour card at the weather-reduced Qualifying School in Spain.Just nine weeks after undergoing foot surgery, the former Walker Cup star (26) birdied three of his last six holes to tie for 15th on three-under at La Cala Resort.The 54-hole quest to finish in the top 35 and ties was ...
Tags: England, Spain, Sport, Egypt, Queensland, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Adam Scott, Galway, Hurley, Scott, West Waterford, Qualifying School


Alps Tour Q-School reduced to 36 holes

The Asia Course at La Cala Resort where play was suspended today. Photo Credit: Tristan Jones Photography Malaga, Spain - Ireland's sextet of hopefuls will have to pull out all the stops to earn full status after the Alps Tour was forced to reduce the final stage of the Qualifying School from 54 to 36 holes at La Cala Resort. Another night of heavy rain led to a delay in the resu...
Tags: Asia, America, Sport, Golf, Galway, Hurley, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley, Ronan Mullarney, Michael Dallat, Damian Murphy, Tristan Jones, Simon Bryan, Asia Course, La Cala Resort, Peter Dallat


McIlroy goes back to his Holywood roots; Alps Q-School rained out

Rory McIlroy gave some young golfers a day to remember at Holywood Golf Club’s new Academy Rory McIlroy went back to his Holywood roots yesterday to open the state-of-the-art academy he funded to the tune of around €850,000.The world No 2 has not forgotten the role the once modest Co Down club played in his formation and took time out to treat three young golfers to a golf clinic ...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Galway, Cumbria, Peter, Rory, McIlroy, Holywood, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley, Ronan Mullarney, Michael Dallat, Holywood Golf Club


Hurley steps up on Alps Tour return

Gary Hurley Team Ireland's Gary Hurley completed an impressive recovery from foot surgery to lead the Irish challenge after the opening round of the Alps Tour Qualifying School in Spain.Just two months after going under the knife, the West Waterford man (26) made five birdies in three-under 69 on the Asia Course at La Cala to share 17th place in the race to finish in the top 35 an...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Golf, Málaga, Galway, Hurley, West Waterford, Jack Hume, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley, Ronan Mullarney, La Cala, Michael Dallat, Damian Murphy, Simon Bryan, Asia Course


Mullarney flies the nest: "The GUI are nearly too good to us but you have to grow up at some stage"

Ronan Mullarney (Galway) driving at the 15th tee in the opening round of the AIG 2019 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Ballybunion Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Galway Golf Club's Ronan Mullarney has decided to fly the comfort of the amateur "nest" and turn professional ahead of this week's Alps Tour Qualifying School in Spain. The reigning AIG Irish Amateur Close champion...
Tags: Asia, US, Spain, Sport, Aig, Egypt, Middle East, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Dubai, Clarke, Alps, Shane Lowry, Peter Lawrie, Málaga, Galway


Hickey heads Irish at Alps Tour Q-School

Cork’s John Hickey. Picture: Niall O’Shea Cork's John Hickey is the best of the Irish after the opening round at the First Stage of the Alps Tour Qualifying School at La Cala Resort in Malaga. The former Munster interprovincial opened with a one-over 72 at the America Course to share 19th place, five shots behind amateurs Inigo Carmona Ybarra of Spain and Thomas Thurloway of Engl...
Tags: Asia, England, Sweden, America, Spain, Sport, Golf, Málaga, Cork, Peter, Hickey, McCormack, John Hickey, Brian McCormack, Royal Dublin, Alps Tour


Carey switches focus to Q-School

David Carey. Picture: Alps Tour David Carey turned his attention to the Second Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School after he finished tied eighth in the Alps Tour Grand Final and 11th in the Order of Merit.The Dubliner (23) closed with a three-under 69 at Terre dei Consoli Golf Club in Lazio to finish six strokes behind Italy's Federico Maccario on eight-under par. Scores...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Italy, Golf, European Tour, Order Of Merit, Lazio, Hills, Carey, Tarragona, Paul Dunne, David Carey, Challenge Tour, Alps Tour, Ronan Mullarney, Naas Jonathan Yates


Carey moves up to fourth with 65 at Alps Tour Grand Final

David Carey. Picture: Tristan Jones Dubliner David Carey took a giant step towards winning promotion to the Challenge Tour when he fired a bogey-free 65 to move to within a shot of the lead at halfway in the Alps Tour Grand Final in Italy.The Castleknock professional (23) sits alone in fourth place on six-under-par in Lazio.That means and within striking distance of clinching a wi...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Alps Tour


Yates starts well in Alps Tour Grand Final; Carey six behind

Naas' Jonathan Yates Naas' Jonathan Yates got off to an excellent start in his last minute bid to secure a Challenge Tour card at the Alps Tour Grand Final in Italy.The Naas golfer made five birdies in a two-under 70 at Terre dei Consoli GC & Golf Nazionale, situated 50 km north of Rome.He's just three strokes behind Order to Merit leader Edoardo Lipparelli who shot a five-under 6...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Rome, Austria, Italy, Golf, Argentina, Carey, Yates, LaCroix, Merit, Enrico, Contini, David Carey, Alps Tour


Yates and Lyons top the charts at Portmarnock Links

Jonathan Yates Jonathan Yates and Joe Lyons have shone brightly this year and it was no surprise to see them scoop the top prizes in the third TaylorMade Winter Series outing of the season.A total of 123 golfers enjoyed perfect playing conditions at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links where Alps Tour player Yates fired a two-under 69 to win the nett and Galway Golf Club stalwart Lyon...
Tags: Sport, Rome, Italy, Golf, Westport, Galway, St Anne, Lyons, McCabe, Yates, Naas, David Carey, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel


Carey fires sensational 61 to take five-shot lead at Q-School

David Carey. Picture: Tristan Jones Photo/Alps Tour David Carey continued his incredible run of form in Italy by firing an 11-under 61 to roar into a five-stroke lead at halfway in the First Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School.Just a month after shooting an incredible 11-under 57 en route to victory on the Alps Tour, the Dubliner (23) made an eagle and nine birdies in a b...
Tags: Florida, Spain, Sport, Italy, Golf, European Tour, Derry, West Palm Beach, Carey, McBride, Kearney, McGee, Hickey, McElroy, Galbraith, Whitehead


Carey pleased with progress despite final day disappointment

David Carey Alps Tour — David Carey shot a two-over 72 to tie for eighth in the Memorial Giorgio Bordoni in Italy.The Dubliner was just two shots behind Italy's Edoardo Lipparelli entering the final round but while he was disappointed with his score and finished six strokes behind Spain's Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez, he was happy to put in a solid week's work."Not quite the finish ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Alps Tour


Carey just two behind in Alps Tour bid

David Carey Alps Tour — Castleknock's David Carey is just two shots off the lead as he chases his maiden win in the Memorial Giorgio Bordoni in Italy.He followed a five-under 65 with a 67 to share third place on eight-under par heading into Friday’s final round at Pinetina in Como.Italy's Edoardo Lipparelli leads by a shot on 10-under par from Lars Van Meijel of the Netherlands bu...
Tags: Sport, ESP, Italy, Netherlands, Golf, Carey, David Carey, STEPHEN GRANT, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Edgar Catherine FRA, David Carey Alps Tour, Sebastian GARCIA RODRIGUEZ, Pierre Pineau, Lars Keunen, Lars Van Meijel


Carey tied fourth after opening 65 in Italy

David Carey. Picture: Billy Penrose Alps Tour — Castleknock’s David Carey was just three shots off the lead after the opening round of the Memorial G. Bordoni in Como.Italy’s Edoardo R Lipparelli shot an eight-under 62 to lead by two strokes at La Pinetina with Carey tied for fourth on five-under after a 65.Stephen Grant was the next best of the Irish on  two-over with Simon Bryan...
Tags: Sport, Italy, Golf, ITA, Javier Ballesteros, Carey, David Carey, STEPHEN GRANT, Alps Tour, Como Italy, Simon Bryan, Edoardo R Lipparelli, Adalberto Montini, Billy Penrose Alps Tour, G Bordoni, La Pinetina


Yates ready for Alps ascent (with a little help from his friends)

Jonathan Yates in action for Ireland. Picture: Pat Cashman Winning an amateur "major" is no guarantee of future success but for Naas' Jonathan Yates, support from his club could make all the difference as he takes his first steps on the Alps Tour this year.Three years have passed since the 25-year old UCD graduate lifted the West of Ireland trophy at Rosses Point and after pulling...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Egypt, Golf, Portugal, Alps, Jonny, Yates, Naas, Matt Wallace, Italy Spain, Robin Dawson, Pat Cashman, Naas Golf Club, West of Ireland, JONATHAN YATES


Keating and McCarthy win as Dillon suffers Portmarnock Links rollercoaster

Joe Dillon. Picture courtesy PGA. Photo by Patrick Bolger/Getty Images Joe Dillon made an eagle and six birdies in a rollercoaster 70 but was left to rue three bogeys and two double bogeys as Seapoint’s Dylan Keating and Black Bush professional Stephen McCarthy claimed the top prizes in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links.Keating, the reigning Irish and...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Dublin, Mccarthy, Keating, Dillon, Naas, Portmarnock, Stephen McCarthy, Conor O Rourke, Joe Dillon, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Pat Cashman


Yates clinches Alps Tour card with ease

Naas pair Jonathan Yates and Conor O'Rourke during the Carey Cup matches at Galway Bay Golf Resort in 2017. Picture by Pat Cashman Naas' Jonathan Yates will join clubmate Conor O'Rourke on the Alps Tour next year after he finished seventh in the Qualifying School at La Cala on Saturday.The former West of Ireland champion (25) and Irish international followed rounds of 72 and 69 wi...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Egypt, Italy, Golf, Argentina, Yates, Naas, Qualifying School, STEPHEN GRANT, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, La Cala, Conor O Rourke, Michael Dallat, Enrico Di Nitto