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McIlroy slips five behind Hatton in Abu Dhabi

Tyrrell Hatton. Picture: Getty Images Rory McIlroy cut a frustrated figure as he fell five shots by a rampant Tyrrell Hatton in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.As Graeme McDowell shot a second successive 72 to sit just outside the projected cut mark on level par and Shane Lowry looked certain to miss out on one-over after following a 75 with a rollerc...
Tags: Australia, France, Sport, Thailand, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, McIlroy, Abu Dhabi HSBC, McDowell, Hatton


McIlroy makes perfect start in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy. Picture: Getty Images Rory McIlroy fired a warning shot across the bows of his global rivals when he opened his 2021 account by cruising to an effortless-looking eight-under 64 to claim the early lead in the fog-delayed Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.The world number six was reunited with coach Michael Bannon before Christmas, and with his ...
Tags: Scotland, US, Sport, Paraguay, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, Michael, McIlroy, Abu Dhabi HSBC


Dunne and Sharvin land Saudi International invitations

Takumi Kanaya of Japan (above), Akshay Bhatia, Paul Dunne, Harry Hall, Shergo Kurdi, Eduard Rousaud Sabate and Cormac Sharvin receive coveted invites for the Saudi International next month. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Paul Dunne and Cormac Sharvin will tee it up on invitations in next month's Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Ad...
Tags: Japan, England, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Softbank, America, Spain, Sport, GCC, Middle East, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, European Tour, Oman


Harrington to start 2021 in Middle East

Pádraig Harrington Ryder Cup skipper Pádraig Harrington will begin 2021 with back to back European Tour appearances in the Middle East.The three-time major winner will join Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship from January 21-24 before going on to tee it up in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, where Lowry and...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Middle East, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Kenya, Abu Dhabi, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, McIlroy, Abu Dhabi HSBC, McDowell, Harrington


Covid in England: Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell back resumption of recreational golf

Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell back the resumption of recreational golf in England after courses shut as part of new Covid lockdown.
Tags: England, News, Graeme Mcdowell, Lee Westwood


Irish Open poised to regain July date

BALLYMENA, NORTHERN IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 27: John Catlin of the United States receives the trophy from Sinead El Sibai, Dubai Duty Free Senior Vice President of Marketing following his victory during Day Four of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort on September 27, 2020 in Ballymena, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images) ...
Tags: Japan, England, US, Sport, United States, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Patrick Reed, Northern Ireland, Dubai, Houston, Shane Lowry, Reed, Ballymena


Perez sets the pace in Dubai; McDowell six back

Victor Perez. Picture: Getty Images Victor Perez took a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, with the Frenchman chasing history at the fourth and final Rolex Series event of the year as he aims to become the first player from France to be crowned Race to Dubai champion.The 28-year-old has already enjoyed tw...
Tags: Usa, France, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Martin Kaymer, JP, Perez, Lewis, McDowell, Matt Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Victor Perez


McDowell eyes Ryder Cup captaincy in Adare

Graeme McDowell on the 13th green during the second round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (Robert Beck/USGA) Graeme McDowell would love to make a fifth Ryder Cup appearance under Pádraig Harrington but admits a vice-captain’s role would be the perfect stepping stone to becomin...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Sport, Ryder Cup, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Patrick Reed, Dubai, Padraig Harrington, Martin Kaymer, Sergio, Reed, Mamaroneck


Lowry set for early Ryder Cup points charge in 2021

Shane Lowry in action in the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Friday, November 13, 2020. Picture: Augusta National Shane Lowry will rack up 12,000 air miles early next year as he bids to make a fast start in his bid for a place on Pádraig Harrington’s Ryder Cup team.With Europe’s Ryder Cup campaign suspended until January 1 because of the corona...
Tags: Europe, Saudi Arabia, America, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Patrick Reed, Dubai, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, Bryson DeChambeau, Abu Dhabi HSBC


Ryder Cup hopefuls flocking to Saudi Arabia

Tommy Fleetwood and Tyrrell Hatton of England talk during a practice round prior to The PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images Shane Lowry won’t be the only Ryder Cup hopeful joining defending champion Graeme McDowell in the Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers at Royal Greens Golf & Country Cl...
Tags: Europe, England, Saudi Arabia, Sport, Paris, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Yemen, Bryson DeChambeau, Casey


Streb wins RSM Classic with playoff stunner

ST SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 22: Robert Streb of the United States celebrates with the trophy after winning in a sudden-death playoff against Kevin Kisner (not pictured) during the final round of The RSM Classic at the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club on November 22, 2020 in St Simons Island, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) ...
Tags: Georgia, Sport, Austria, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Shane Lowry, Daniel Berger, HARRIS, 288, CIMB, Kevin Kisner, Kisner, Bernd Wiesberger, Villegas


Streb three clear at Sea Island as McDowell and Lowry slip back

ST SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 21: Robert Streb of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the third round of The RSM Classic at the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club on November 21, 2020 in St Simons Island, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) Oklahoma’s Robert Streb can end his five-year wait for a second PGA...
Tags: Australia, Sport, Colombia, United States, Ian Poulter, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Argentina, Oklahoma, Shane Lowry, Daniel Berger, Lowry, Jason Day, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Kisner


Meadow finds putting touch to contend in Florida

Stephanie Meadow. Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye Stephanie Meadow fired a five-under 65 to scorch into contention for her maiden LPGA Tour win in the inaugural Pelican Women's Championship in Florida.The Galgorm Castle touring professional (28) birdied four of her last five holes at a blustery Pelican Golf Club near Tampa to share third place on s...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Aig, Colombia, South Africa, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Korea, Kpmg, Shane Lowry, Mia, Maria, Tampa, Lowry


Villegas keeps daughter's memory alive as he battles to return to the fairways

ST SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 19: Camilo Villegas of Colombia hits his shot from the eighth tee during the first round of The RSM Classic at the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club on November 19, 2020 in St Simons Island, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) Camilo Villegas opened with a six-under 64 to share the lead with Matt Wa...
Tags: England, Georgia, Sport, Colombia, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Keegan Bradley, Pga Tour, Slovakia, Shane Lowry, Mia, Maria, Wallace, Villegas, St Simons Island Georgia


Lowry on the secret to Dustin Johnson's success: "It's hard work, determination and balls"

The Green jacket is presented to Dustin Johnson by Masters champion Tiger Woods after his 20-under-par victory during Round 4 of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Saturday, November 15, 2020. Shane Lowry put Dustin Johnson's record-breaking Masters win down to hard work and "balls" and confessed he was unsurprised that Bryson DeChambeau faile...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, Shane Lowry, Danny Willett, Jordan Spieth, Tampa, Lowry, Woods, Augusta, Majors, Joey, Bryson DeChambeau


Johnson holds the aces as McIlroy seeks historic Masters comeback

Rory McIlroy. Picture: Augusta National Rory McIlroy must match the biggest comeback in the history of the Masters and close an eight-shot gap on runaway leader Dustin Johnson if he's to win the green jacket and complete the career grand slam.World No 1 Johnson cruised to a seven-under 65 to lead by four shots on 16-under par but McIlroy has vowed not...
Tags: England, Australia, Mexico, Spain, Sport, Thailand, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Patrick Reed, Northern Ireland, Korea, Dustin Johnson


Woods off to flyer in bid for sixth green jacket

Masters champion Tiger Woods drives No. 11 during Round 1 of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, November 12, 2020. Tiger Woods fired an early warning shot across the bows of the young turks eager to take his throne by going bogey-free for the first time on the opening day of the weather-delayed Masters Tournament.Just four minutes of...
Tags: England, Spain, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Patrick Reed, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Houston, Shane Lowry, Jack Nicklaus


McIlroy seeks Route 66 to Masters glory

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his stroke from the No. 2 tee 0during Round 2 of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Friday, November 13, 2020. Rory McIlroy reckons a brace of weekend 66’s could do the trick after he produced yet another frustrating Jekyll and Hyde performance at Augusta National to keep his Masters and career grand slam...
Tags: England, Australia, Mexico, Spain, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Northern Ireland, Korea, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Johnson


Tough start for the Irish at Augusta as Tiger shines

Shane Lowry of Ireland watches his stroke on the No. 14 hole during Round 1 of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, November 12, 2020. Shane Lowry insisted he wasn’t distracted by playing with Tiger Woods as he opened with a two-over 74 to trail Paul Casey by nine shots in the first round of the rain-delayed Masters Tournament."I can't...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Northern Ireland, Houston, Shane Lowry, Jack Nicklaus, Paul Casey, Lowry, Woods, Augusta, Majors, Shane


Suite of favourites for Masters like no other

A view of the Clubhouse and Lawn Terrace during Practice Round 2 for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Monday, November 9, 2020. Tiger Woods might stumbled to the turn in 40  before winning the 1997 Masters in record style but Rory McIlroy must conquer his first nine hoodoo at Augusta National if he’s to complete the career grand slam.The Co ...
Tags: England, Australia, Spain, Sport, Austria, South Africa, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Paul Mcginley, Patrick Reed, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Las Vegas


McIlroy: I must "not try to be a hero"

(L-R) Xander Schauffele and Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland walk to the No. 12 hole during Practice Round 3 for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Picture: Augusta National Rory McIlroy believes he has the grit to end his Masters quest but only stopes trying to be “a hero” and eliminates “the big numbers” that have...
Tags: South Korea, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Kim, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Woods, Majors, McIlroy, Mallow, Holywood


Sugrue living the dream: "It is golfer’s heaven"

Magnolia Lane. Picture: Augusta National Mallow’s James Sugrue admits he’s living the dream as he makes his Masters debut at Augusta National.“It is golfer’s heaven,” he said. “As they say, a tradition like no other.”The 2019 Amateur champion first saw Magnolia Lane in darkness on Friday night but after making the most famous drive in golf twice last ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Majors, Michael Collins, Bryson DeChambeau, Augusta National, Augusta National Golf Club, Magnolia Lane, James Sugrue, Sugrue, Collin Morikawa, Augusta National Mallow


McGinley: "Irish Open won’t fade into oblivion"

Sky Sports’ Paul McGinley Paul McGinley insists the Irish Open will remain one of Europe’s premier events despite doubts about its future as the European Tour battles to retain title sponsor Dubai Duty Free.The European Tour and Dubai Duty Free were to sit down after this year’s Covid-19 disrupted event at Galgorm Castle and discuss a relationship tha...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Padraig Harrington, Ballymena, Kilkenny, Lahinch, Dubai Duty Free, McGinley, Royal County Down, Mount Juliet, Galgorm Castle, Paul McGinley Paul McGinley


Lowry shows flashes of Masters form in Houston

Shane Lowry. Kohjiro Kinno/USGA Shane Lowry showed some Masters form as Carlos Ortiz claimed the Vivint Houston Open become just the third Mexican to win on the PGA Tour.The Offaly ace (33) birdied four holes in a row from the second to briefly tie for the lead but two birdies, two bogeys and a double-bogey seven in a rollercoaster back nine left him ...
Tags: Japan, Mexico, Sport, Czech Republic, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Las Vegas, Houston, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Lowry, Augusta


Lowry lurking in Houston as Masters looms

Sam Burns of the United States plays his shot from the first tee during the third round of the Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on November 07, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) Shane Lowry shot his sixth successive round in the sixties to go into the final round of the Houston Open just five shots off the lead.Lo...
Tags: Texas, Australia, California, Mexico, Sport, Austria, United States, South Africa, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Houston, Johnson, Shane Lowry


Lowry and Harrington steady in Houston as Caldwell targets Cyprus win

Sam Burns of the United States plays his shot from the first tee during the second round of the Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on November 06, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Shane Lowry gave his iron play another good workout ahead of the Masters and carded a second successive 69 to keep the leaders in his sigh...
Tags: England, Sweden, Australia, Mexico, Scotland, Sport, Cyprus, United States, Italy, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Pga Tour, European Tour, Denmark, Dustin Johnson


McDowell sees Masters as chance to enjoy the bombers while we can

Bryson DeChambeau hits his tee shot on the 2nd hole during round two of the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open at TPC Summerlin on October 09, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Nine years ago, Graeme McDowell reflected on Rory McIlroy’s Masters meltdown and boldly predicted the Holywood star would finish his career ...
Tags: UK, US, Sport, Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Brooks Koepka, Jack Nicklaus, Charl Schwartzel, Augusta, Majors, Mamaroneck, Rory, McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau


Encouraging starts for McDowell and Lowry in Houston as Hoey shines in Cadiz

Brandt Snedeker of the United States plays his shot from the 18th tee during the first round of the Vivint Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on November 05, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell got their Masters preparations off to a promising start by chiselling out one-under 69s to lie ...
Tags: Australia, Sport, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Pga Tour, European Tour, Denmark, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Houston, Shane Lowry, Jamie Donaldson, Jordan Spieth, Padraig Harrington


McDowell on Irish Open challenge: "It's hard to get sponsor to commit without fans"

Graeme McDowell on the 13th green during the second round at the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) in Mamaroneck, N.Y. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (Robert Beck/USGA) Graeme McDowell has one eye on next week’s Masters and another on resurrecting the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.The Portrush ace (41) returns to Augusta desperately seeki...
Tags: Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Dubai, Dustin Johnson, Houston, Dominican Republic, Augusta, Mamaroneck, Kenny, McDowell, Portrush, Mount Juliet, Robert Beck


Lowry to seek fast start to Ryder Cup qualifying race in Saudi Arabia

Shane Lowry and caddie Brian Martin in Saudi Arabia last year. Open champion Shane Lowry will join fellow major winners Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson in February’s Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers looking to boost his chances of making his Ryder Cup debut.“I really do want to get...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Bryson DeChambeau, Brian Martin, SoftBank Investment Advisers, Royal Greens Golf Country Club