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"Excited" McIlroy back in the mix again at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 08: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waves as he walks across the 18th green during the third round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 08, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy is hoping to feed off the crowds and his comfort level at Quail ...
Tags: Sport, Power, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Wells Fargo Championship, Lowry, McIlroy, Birmingham Alabama, Charlotte North Carolina, Steve Stricker, Robert Karlsson, Gary Woodland


McIlroy shoots 66 after switching to fade; Clarke leading Regions Tradition

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 07: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland chips to the tenth green during the second round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 07, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) RORY MCILROY gave himself weekend work for the first time in a month by firing a five-under...
Tags: Alabama, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Clarke, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Lowry, Charlotte, McIlroy, Charlotte North Carolina, Holywood, Matt Wallace, Gary Woodland


McIlroy off the boil in Charlotte as Clarke hits the front in Alabama

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 06: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the tenth hole during the first round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 06, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy showed he's still a long way from his best when he had to work hard to grind...
Tags: Alabama, Sport, Power, Canada, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Keegan Bradley, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Korea, Clarke, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Wells Fargo Championship, Charlotte


Darren Clarke Shoots 66 to Take Regions Tradition Lead

Darren Clarke took the lead Thursday in the Regions Tradition, opening with a 6-under 66 in the first of five PGA Tour Champions majors.
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Clarke T13, McGinley T30 as Weir wins maiden PGA Tour Champions title

Mike Weir. Picture: PGA Tour Champions Mike Weir earned his first PGA Tour Champions victory at the Insperity Invitational by two strokes over John Daly, Tim Petrovic and David Toms on 10-under par.Tied with Weir on the 18th hole, Daly’s approach shot came up short in the water, leading to a double-bogey six and a closing 69.“I caught a gust on 18,” D...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Weir, Darren Clarke, Great Britain, Celtic Manor, Daly, Mike Weir, McGinley, David Toms, PGA TOUR Champions, Clarke T13 McGinley, John Daly Tim Petrovic


Major appointment at Moyvalley

Alan, Kelly is the new Golf Operations Manager at Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort has appointed Alan Kelly as Golf Operations Manager.Kelly takes up the role at the north Kildare resort after a 20-year career with the Golfing Union of Ireland and Golf Ireland where he was manager of the National Golf Academy from its op...
Tags: Travel, Sport, Architecture, Ireland, Tourism, Golf, Alan, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Kelly, Tim Rice, Kildare, Alan Kelly, Brian Casey, PGA Championship, Golfing Union of Ireland


Lowry in the mix but nine adrift of record-breaking Cink at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA - APRIL 16: Stewart Cink of the United States plays his shot from the 14th tee during the second round of the RBC Heritage on April 16, 2021 at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) SHANE LOWRY declared mission accomplished as he fired his lowest round of...
Tags: Sport, United States, Hawaii, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, Pga Tour, Hilton, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Jack Nicklaus, Clara, Darren Clarke, Davis Love III, Lowry


Sub 70 TAIII Irons: A Hiland/Armour Production

Key Takeaways Sub 70 TAIII forged blades are co-designed by Sub 70 owner Jason Hiland and PGA TOUR pro Tommy Armour III. Armour will play the TAIII irons on the PGA TOUR Champions this season. 4-PW $990; a la carte options are available. Check Sub 70’s website for details. The new Sub 70 TAIII irons are the answer to a question you maybe never knew you had. As in: “What happens when you cross an innovative club designer with a gear-head pro who held the PGA TOUR scoring record for 14 years an...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Cleveland, Jack Nicklaus, Irons, Darren Clarke, Frank Lloyd Wright, Tom, Joel, Sandy, Hogan, Armour, Tommy, Purdue, Hublot


How otters and beavers returned to one of the world's greatest golf courses

Ten years ago following Darren Clarke's win at a wild and wet 2011 Open tournament, one of the world's top golf courses embarked on a modernizing mission.
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Egan best of Irish as King's Cup tees off in Spain

Keith Egan. Picture: Pat Cashman Carton House’s Keith Egan opened with a two-over 74 to lead the Irish challenge after the opening round of the Copa de Su Majestad El Rey at Real Club de Golf El Prat near Terrassa in Barcelona.The Irish international made three birdies and five bogeys to share 21st on two-over in the race to make the top 32 who contes...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Golf, Denmark, Dublin, Darren Clarke, Keith Egan, Egan, Michael Young, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Carton House, Reeve Whitson, Michael Quirke, Hugh Foley


McIlroy fails to break Abu Dhabi duck

Tyrrell Hatton. Picture: Getty Images Rory McIlroy failed to match Darren Clarke's winning exploits in Hawaii when he closed with a rollercoaster 72 to finish five shots behind runaway winner Tyrrell Hatton in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.The Holywood star (31) was attempting to put down a marker by winning his season-opener for the first time in h...
Tags: Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Clarke, Abu Dhabi, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, McIlroy, Hatton, Felt, Holywood, Torrey Pines, Jason Scrivener, Tyrrell Hatton


Sugrue turns professional with top international agency Sportyard

Amateur James Sugrue of Ireland plays his stroke from the No. 11 tee during Round 1 of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, November 12, 2020. Mallow’s James Sugrue has turned professional and signed with Swedish based management group Sportyard, run by Henrik Stenson’s former manager Johan Elliot.“I thought there was no time like the ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Henrik Stenson, European Tour, Martin Kaymer, Darren Clarke, Great Britain, Mamaroneck, Michael Collins, Karlsson, Mallow, Robert Karlsson, Augusta National Golf Club, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour


Clarke opens season with 63 in Hawaii

Darren Clarke. Picture: Getty Images Darren Clarke got 2021 off to a flying start when he opened with a nine-under 63 to lie a shot behind Retief Goosen in the Mitsubishi Championship at Hualalai Golf Club.After breaking his duck on the PGA Tour Champions last year, winning November’s TimberTech Championship in Boca Raton, the Dungannon man was forced...
Tags: Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Clarke, Bahamas, Darren Clarke, Charles Schwab, Boca, Boca Raton, Dungannon, Goosen, Retief Goosen, Jerry Kelly, Abaco Club, PGA TOUR Champions, Scott Parel


Golf Ireland appoints Neil Manchip as High Performance Director and National Coach

Neil Manchip. Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Golf Ireland has appointed Scotland’s Neil Manchip as its High Performance Director and National Coach.A recipient of the John Jacobs Award for Coaching and Teaching, awarded by the PGAs of Europe, in 2015, Manchip (47) has presided over Ireland’s male amateur players during an unprecedented period of te...
Tags: Europe, Scotland, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, The Island, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Neil, St Anne, Royal Lytham, Amateur golf, National Coach, John Jacobs, Neil Manchip


106 already exempt for 2021 Open Championship

Shane Lowry of Ireland celebrates following his victory following the final round of the 148th Open Championship held on the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush Golf Club on July 21, 2019 in Portrush, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/R&A/R&A via Getty Images) The R&A has confirmed that its exemption categories for The 149th Open have been updated f...
Tags: Singapore, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Pga Tour, Dubai, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Shane Lowry, Danny Willett, Latin America


Par-fives key for Lowry as he dreams of green jacket

Shane Lowry during a press conference prior to the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Monday, November 10, 2020. Picture: Augusta National Shane Lowry knows he must play the par-fives better if he’s to match the thrill of winning The Open on home soil by becoming Irish golf’s first Masters champion.The Clara man (33) makes his fifth Masters appear...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Clara, Darren Clarke, Lowry, Augusta, Majors, Portrush, Augusta National, Irishman, Augusta National Golf Club, Fred Daly


2021 Irish PGA confirmed for Carne Golf Links

Carne Golf Links in Belmullet, Co Mayo One of Ireland’s youngest venues, the challenging and visually stunning Carne Golf Links, will officially open its Wild Atlantic Dunes course next year by hosting the country’s oldest tournament - the Irish PGA Championship.The original 18-hole course that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean on Ireland’s west coast in C...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Ireland, Pga, Golf, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Atlantic Ocean, Maguire, Hackett, County Mayo, PGA Championship, PGA Irish Region, Michael McCumiskey, Simon Thornton, Eddie Hackett


Clarke plans fitness drive after ending nine-year drought: "The last victory I had I was drunk for a week; this time I won't be"

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Darren Clarke will celebrate his first PGA Tour Champions win in a beach bar in the Bahamas as visa problems force him to miss the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Phoenix.But if you think the Dungannon man (52) is going to repeat his week-long 2011 Open Championship celebrations after ...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Clarke, Padraig Harrington, Bahamas, Darren Clarke, Phoenix, Sandy, Armour, Boca Raton, Dungannon, Olin, Royal St George, Claret Jug


Clarke claims maiden PGA Tour Champions win as Rotella effect kicks in

Darren Clarke. Picture: PGA Tour Champions/Getty Images Darren Clarke pointed to his old partnership with mental coach Dr Bob Rotella as key as he claimed his first win since The Open in 2011 and his maiden PGA Tour Champions title in Florida last night.After carding a 10-under 62 to share the overnight lead with Swede Robert Karlsson on 13-under-par ...
Tags: Florida, England, US, Sport, Gay, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Finland, Clarke, Shane Lowry, Jamie Donaldson, Darren Clarke, Phoenix


Clarke eyes maiden PGA Tour Champions win despite rules gaffe

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Darren Clarke fired a 10-under 62 that included a one-stroke penalty for mistakenly preferring his lie to share the lead with Robert Karlsson heading into the final round of his final event of the season in Florida.The Dungannon man (52) had just 24 putts to share the lead with the Swede on 13-under pa...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Pga, Golf, Pga Tour, Fred Couples, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Phoenix, Keith, Karlsson, Boca Raton, Dungannon, Jim Furyk, Sherwood


Harrington scrambles well in Bermuda winds

Ryan Armour of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course on October 30, 2020 in Southampton, Bermuda. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Pádraig Harrington produced some trademark short game magic to remain in the hunt for the PGA Tour’s Bermuda Championship at...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, United States, Golf, Luke Donald, Pga Tour, European Tour, Finland, Jamie Donaldson, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Hamilton, Bermuda, Donaldson, Harrington


No joy for Lowry but McDowell rejuvenated as Hatton wins at Wentworth

Tyrrell Hatton with the BMW PGA Championship trophy. Picture: Getty Images Shane Lowry’s putting touch abandoned him but Graeme McDowell rediscovered his as Tyrrell Hatton held off Victor Perez to claim the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.Lowry went into the final round four shots behind Hatton on 10-under par but after rifling his 190-yard approach...
Tags: Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Las Vegas, Kim, Shane Lowry, North Carolina, Padraig Harrington, Clara, Darren Clarke, Wentworth, Lowry, Colin Montgomerie, Ernie Els


Cink wins Safeway Open at 47; Jiménez captures win No 10 as Clarke fades to 12th

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Stewart Cink bridged an 11-year gap to his 2009 Open win when he captured the season-opening Safeway Open in California.But Darren Clarke could not end a nine-year drought since he lifted the Claret Jug at Sandwich when he finished six shots behind Miguel Angel Jiménez in the PGA Tour Champions’ Sanfor...
Tags: California, Reagan, Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson, Pga Tour, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Anderson, Sony Open, Mickelson, Hadley, Jimenez


Clarke fires 62 after YouTube trawl; one back in bid for first Champions Tour win

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Darren Clarke trawled YouTube and Instagram for a tip and found a nugget that helped him fire his lowest ever round in the US — an eight-under 62 — to lie just a shot off the lead in the  Sanford International in South Dakota. The Dungannon man (52) was disgusted after his level par 70 in the opening r...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, US, Sport, South Dakota, Golf, Fred Couples, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Steve Stricker, PGA TOUR Champions, Kevin Sutherland, Bay Hill Invitational, Minnehaha, Stacy Revere Getty, Sanford International


McGinley backs new Legends Tour at Rosapenna: "It's taking the dynamic of the AT&T or Dunhill Links Pro-Am and turning that into a tour"

Legends Mark James, Paul Lawrie, Paul McGinley and Ian Woosnam pose with Mark Aspland and Ryan Howsam at Wentworth Paul McGinley will go back to his roots next summer and bring the groundbreaking new Legends Tour format to Donegal when Rosapenna's Old Tom Morris links hosts a seniors event in August.The Legends Tour is the new name for the Staysure T...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Sky, Mauritius, Darren Clarke, Wentworth, PAUL, Ryan, Casey, Lahinch, Donegal, Tom Morris, Paul Lawrie


Groundbreaking joint venture creates new Legends Tour for Europe

Paul McGinley. Picture: INPHO An exciting new era for over-50s golf in Europe is unveiled today with the launch of the Legends Tour following a ground-breaking joint venture agreement between the European Tour and Staysure Founder and Group CEO Ryan Howsam.Under the unique agreement Howsam, who founded insurance firm Staysure in 2004, will take a majo...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Darren Clarke, Wentworth Club, Ryan, Charles Schwab, Paul Lawrie, Michael Campbell, Ian Woosnam, ` Legends Club, Mark James, Ryan Howsam


Moriarty wins Irish PGA Pro-Am to set up title tilt at Roganstown

Glasson’s Colm Moriarty. Picture by Pat Cashman The €32,000 TLC Nursing Homes sponsored Irish PGA Championship tees off at Roganstown Hotel and Country Club today.The in-form Colm Moriarty from Glasson, Tulfarris’ Simon Thornton and Banbridge’s Richard Kilpatrick are among the favourites to dethrone Carlow’s Damien McGrane and claim the €3,600 first p...
Tags: Sport, Pga, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Dublin, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Limerick, Association, Moriarty, Christy O'connor Jnr, Christy O'connor, Carlow, McGeady, Banbridge, Mark Sutton


Clarke tied ninth as Bertsch wins maiden title in Missouri

Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the Charles Schwab Series at Bass Pro Shops Big Cedar Lodge at Buffalo Ridge Golf Course on August 19, 2020 in Branson, Missouri. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Darren Clarke had to settle for a share of ninth as Shane Bertsch eagled the first hole of...
Tags: Sport, Missouri, Golf, Northern Ireland, Clarke, Michigan, Denver, Darren Clarke, Charles Schwab, PGA TOUR Champions, Buffalo Ridge, Bertsch, Stacy Revere Getty, Glen Day, Bass Pro Shops Big Cedar Lodge, Bernhard Langer Kenny Perry


FedEx Cup reverse for Lowry and McDowell; McIlroy five behind in Boston

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 20, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The FedEx Cup hopes of Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are hanging by a thread after disappointing opening rounds in the Northern Trust at TPC Bos...
Tags: UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Boston, Sport, Colombia, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Northern Ireland


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