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Golf Ireland announces 2021 Inter-Club formats; eight Competition Areas introduced

Castle’s Ross McKeever and Blanaid Nally celebrate their victory on the 17th green in the 2019 Irish Mixed Foursomes All Ireland Finals at Castletroy. Picture by Pat Cashman The 2021 Golf Ireland Inter-Club format has been announced following a significant consultation process and review of current GUI and ILGU competition structures.Golf Ireland Inte...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Munster, Connacht, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, ILGU, Inter Club, Ross McKeever, Leinster Ulster, Blanaid Nally, Golf Ireland Inter Club, Munster Munster East, Ulster Ulster North, Transition Board of Golf Ireland


Hard work pays off for Foley with 10-stroke Irish Close win

Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin) winner of the AIG 2020 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Sandy Hills Links, Rosapenna Golf Club, Co Donegal today (11/10/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Hugh Foley became the first Royal Dublin player to win the title for 99 years when he romped to a ten-stroke win in the AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Rosapenna.A fu...
Tags: Sport, Aig, David, Golf, Dublin, Galway, Carter, Foley, Boucher, Ballybunion, Lahinch, Donegal, Hickey, David Foley, Waterville, Portmarnock


Ward beats wind, hail and rain to lead Irish Close by two at Rosapenna

Gary Ward (Kinsale) waiting on the 18th hole in the first round of the AIG 2020 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Sandy Hills Links, Rosapenna Golf Club, Co Donegal today (09/10/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Rain, hail and high winds proved no impediment to Kinsale’s Gary Ward as he opened with a sensational two-under 70 to lead the 54-hole AIG Iris...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Order Of Merit, Dublin, Adam Smith, Mcdonnell, Newlands, Ward, Lee Valley, Ryan, Boucher, BRIDGESTONE, Donegal


Hickey and Foley two clear at Rosapenna; Byrne and Boucher lurking

Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin) driving at the 6th tee in the second round of the AIG 2020 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Sandy Hills Links, Rosapenna Golf Club, Co Donegal today (10/10/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley left the driver in the bag and fired a six-under 66 to snatch a share of the lead heading into the final round o...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Dublin, Castle, Gary, Ward, Foley, Boucher, Byrne, Donegal, Hickey, Portmarnock, Andrew Hickey, Marc Boucher, Fahy


Four Irish progress at EuroPro Tour Q-School

Tom McKibbin (Ireland). Picture by Pat Cashman Four Irish players cruised through the first stage of the Europro Tour Q-School supported by Sky Sports.Holywood amateur Tom McKibbin finished was one of 25 to progress at the Players Club in Bristol where he tied fifth on level par after a brace of 70s, two shots behind winners David Langley and Leon Fri...
Tags: Sport, Yale, Golf, Bristol, Galway, Newbury, Holywood, Tom McKibbin, Players Club, John Hickey, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Europro Tour, Matty Lamb, Luke Donnelly


Double up for Portumna as McLoughlin wins Irish Mid-Amateur by two

James McLoughlin (Portumna) playing his second shot to the 18th greenin the final round of the 2020 Irish Mid Amateur Open Championship at Nenagh Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman James McLoughlin gave Portumna its second national title this year when he closed with a level par 72 at Nenagh Golf Club to win the Irish Mid-Amateur Championship on level ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Campbell, Murphy, Warrenpoint, McLoughlin, Thurles, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Pat Cashman, Colm Campbell Warrenpoint, Lyons Galway, Powerscourt, Hogan Nenagh, Neenan Lahinch, Kennedy The Island


Max Kennedy just two back on US debut in Indiana

Max Kennedy (Royal Dublin) driving at the 16th tee in the second round of the 2019 Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship at County Sligo Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Royal Dublin’s Max Kennedy is just two shots off the lead with a round to play after making a sensational start in his first event in the US.The University of Louisville freshman ha...
Tags: Kentucky, US, Sport, Indiana, Golf, Dublin, Notre Dame, Kennedy, John Murphy, University of Louisville, O'Hare, Faldo, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Max Kennedy Royal Dublin, Max Kennedy


Bohane and Kirby decipher greens to lead Irish Mid-Am

Peter Kirby (Dun Laoghaire) driving from the 5th tee during the second round of the 2020 Irish Mid Amateur Open Championship at Nenagh Golf Club today (03/10/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Dun Laoghaire’s Peter Kirby and Lee Valley’s Ian Bohane are out in front after the opening day of the Irish Mid-Amateur Championship at Nenagh Golf Club.Both player...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Cork, Lee Valley, Kirby, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Stackstown, Lyons Galway, Powerscourt, Hogan Nenagh, Ian Bohane, Flynn Tramore, Neenan Lahinch, Kennedy The Island


Power and Sugrue rescue disappointing Irish showing at Galgorm Castle

Mark Power (Kilkenny). Picture by Pat Cashman Photography Dubai Duty Free may be undecided on its sponsorship of the Irish Open but the future looks bright for Irish golf after top performances by amateurs Mark Power and James Sugrue at Galgorm Castle.While it was a bitterly disappointing week for many of our leading lights with Major winners Shane Lo...
Tags: US, Sport, Power, Aig, Golf, European Tour, Shane Lowry, Wake Forest, Padraig Harrington, Kilkenny, Mallow, Wake Forest University, Royal Birkdale, Cormac Sharvin, Pat Cashman, Glasson


Murphy and Egan set the pace as young guns lurk in Munster Stroke Play

Eoin Murphy (Dundalk) on the 2nd tee during Round 1 of the Munster Stroke Play Championship 2020, Cork Golf Club, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland. 05/09/2020 Picture: Golffile | Thos Caffrey Some of Ireland's up and coming young players are starting to strut their stuff at senior level and a new face may join the championship winners and claim the Munster Str...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Connacht, Murphy, Ryan, Warrenpoint, Enniscorthy, Keating, Whelan, Lahinch, Keith Egan, Egan, Portmarnock, Geraghty, Dun Laoghaire


Moriarty and Jenkinson hit the front in Irish PGA at Roganstown

Colm Moriarty. Picture by Pat Cashman The cream rose to the top in the opening round of the 110th Irish Professional Championship as St Margaret’s Shane Jenkinson and title favourite Colm Moriarty opened with three-under-par 68’s to lead by two shots at Roganstown Hotel and Country Club.Jenkinson started with bogeys at the first two holes but went bir...
Tags: Sport, Pga, Golf, Moriarty, Sean, St Margaret, Neil, Briain, Mark Sutton, Peter Jones, Jenkinson, David Higgins, Sean Cannon, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Hotel, Pat Cashman


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


All Ireland Finals of AIG Junior Cup and Pierce Purcell facing delay

Declan Corcoran (Athlone) reacts to his putt on the 19th green in the semi final of the Pierce Purcell Shield at the 2018 AIG Cups and Shields Finals at Thurles Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman The Golfing Union of Ireland may have to move the date for the All Ireland Finals of the AIG Junior Cup and Pierce Purcell Shield following delays to the prov...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, GUI, Leinster, Kildare, Donegal, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, Pierce Purcell, Thurles Golf Club Picture, Donegal Golf Club, Declan Corcoran Athlone


King reigns in Leinster Under 16 Boys at Beaverstown

Alex King (Faithlegg) winner of the Multi Cargo Ltd sponsored 2020 Leinster Under 16 Boys Amateur Open at Beaverstown Golf Club. Picture credit GUI/Pat Cashman Faithlegg’s Alex King made four birdies in his last six holes to win the Multi Cargo Ltd sponsored Leinster Boys U16 Amateur Open at Beaverstown.Out in level par after making two birdies and tw...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Alex King, Scullion, Pat Cashman, Galway Bay, Beaverstown, Moyola Park, Powerscourt, Roganstown, Multi Cargo Ltd, Sullivan Ballyneety, Boyce Oughterard, Sullivan Malone, Alex King Faithlegg


Wilson pips Murphy for Leinster Under 14 title at Ashbourne

Michael Wilson (Massereene) driving at the 18th tee during the 2020 Leinster Under 14 Boys Amateur Open at Ashbourne Golf Club today (24/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Massereene’s Michael Wilson captured the Leinster Boys Under 14 Amateur Open when he edged out Douglas’ Jack Murphy on the break of a tie at Ashbourne.The pair shot one-over-par round...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Belfast, Douglas, Wilson, Murphy, Cooper, Coleman, Warrenpoint, Jack Murphy, Hogg, Michael Wilson, Ashbourne, Dun Laoghaire, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman


O'Neill lifts Irish Under 16 title thanks to closing birdie hat-trick

Gavin O'Neill (Malahide) winner of the 2020 Irish Boys Under 16 Amateur Open Championship at Lurgan Golf Club today (20/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Malahide's Gavin O'Neill birdied his last three holes to win the Irish Under 16 Boys Championship at Lurgan.The 16-year-old, who led the Irish U18 Championship after the opening round at Thurles last ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Connacht, Neill, Strang, Clare, Lurgan, Ashbourne, Thurles, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Faithlegg, Galway Bay, Lurgan Golf Club, Brady Co Sligo


Rackard makes his mark with memorable Mullingar Scratch Trophy win

Winner Jason Rackard (Enniscorthy) of the 2020 Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt & Davitt / Pinergy sponsored Mullingar Scratch Trophy at Mullingar Golf Club today (16/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Hurling’s loss was golf’s gain as Enniscorthy left-hander Jason Rackard etched his name alongside the greats with a superb two-stroke win in the prestigious Mull...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Rob, Shane Lowry, Castle, Enniscorthy, Rafferty, Kilkenny, Moran, Lahinch, Wexford, Portmarnock, Marc Boucher, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Sean Cooper


Sam Murphy blitzes Thurles to win Irish Boys by eight shots

Sam Murphy (Portumna) winner of the 2020 Irish Boys Under 18 Amateur Close Championship with his father Brian at Thurles Golf Club today (12/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Portumna’s Sam Murphy’s scorched to an incredible eight-shot win when he closed with a scintillating 65 to capture the Irish Boys title in impressive fashion at Thurles Golf Club....
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Brian, Cork, Galway, Murphy, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Laytown, Bettystown, Joseph Byrne Baltinglass, Youghal, Sam Murphy, Portumna, Belvoir Park


Stellar line-up for Mullingar Scratch Trophy

Co Louth’s Gerard Dunne contended for the Mullingar Scratch Trophy last year, finishing tied fifth. Picture: Pat Cashman Photography Three of the world’s top 100 amateurs will be fancied to add their names to the prestigious Mullingar Scratch Trophy this weekend.Amateur champion James Sugrue, the world 14; West of Ireland champion Caolan Rafferty, the...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Paul Mcginley, Dublin, The Island, Shane Lowry, Leinster, Ross, Westport, Galway, Adam Smith, Newlands


Sam Murphy finds form on the greens to lead Irish Boys by two at Thurles

San Murphy (Portumna) driving at the 15th tee in the second round of the 2020 Irish Boys Under 18 Amateur Close Championship at Thurles Golf Club today (11/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Portumna's Sam Murphy holed a series of long bombs to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Irish Boys Championship at Thurles. The Galway teenager (1...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Murphy, Byrne, Thurles, Malahide, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Faithlegg, Seapoint, Fortwilliam, Baltinglass Joseph Byrne, Rory Milne, Joseph Byrne Baltinglass, Sam Murphy


Malahide ace O'Neill sets the pace in Irish Boys at Thurles

Gavin O'Neill (Malahide) driving at the 17th tee in the first round of the 2020 Irish Boys Under 18 Amateur Close Championship at Thurles Golf Club today (10/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Malahide's Gavin O'Neill birdied two of his last three holes to card a three-under 69 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Irish Boys Champion...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Connacht, Neill, Ashbourne, Thurles, O'Neill, Portmarnock, Malahide, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Galway Bay, Gavin O Neill, Belvoir Park, Thurles Golf Club, Luke Kelly


Sugrue replaces Brazill in Mullingar Scratch Trophy field

James Sugrue (Mallow). Picture by Pat Cashman Reigning Bridgestone Order of Merit champion Robert Brazill will miss out the return to golf for Ireland’s top amateurs in this weekend’s Mullingar Scratch Trophy. The Naas international (23) will be unable to travel to the event due to the current public health travel restrictions on residents of Kildare,...
Tags: US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Shane Lowry, John Murphy, Dundalk, Kildare, Rafferty, Royal Birkdale, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Mullingar, Ronan Mullarney, Joe Carr


Sugrue to miss Amateur Championship defence due to coronavirus travel restrictions

James Sugrue (Mallow) winnerl of the 2019 The Amateur Championship at Portmarnock Golf Club. (22/06/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman James Sugrue is bitterly disappointed that he will be unable to defend his British Amateur Championship title at Royal Birkdale due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions. The Mallow international had already missed out on th...
Tags: New York, France, Sport, Aig, Czech Republic, Austria, Ireland, Netherlands, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Ohio, GUI, Jack Nicklaus, Mallow, Augusta National


Duane and Monaghan top Leinster Under 13 qualifiers at Athy

Calum Duane (Royal Curragh) driving at the 10th tee during the 2020 Leinster Boys' Under 13 series sponsored by Titleist Footjoy at Athy Golf Club today (05/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Royal Curragh’s Calum Duane and Tullamore’s Evan Monaghan topped the leaderboard as six players came through the Leinster Under 13 Boys Series Qualifier at Athy Go...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Monaghan, Duane, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Tullamore, Carton House, Ryan Burke, Killeen Golf Club, Donabate, Evan Monaghan, Calum Duane Royal Curragh, Titleist Footjoy, Athy Golf Club, Calum Duane


Murphy set to be lone Irishman at US Amateur

John Murphy (Kinsale) driving at the 8th tee in the final round of the 2019 Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt & Davitt sponsored Mullingar Scratch Cup. Picture by Pat Cashman  Irish golf will have just one representative in the US Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes from August 10-16.Kinsale’s John Murphy, who plays for the University of Louisville, will get ...
Tags: Oregon, Scotland, US, Spain, Sport, Golf, Tiger Woods, Georgia Tech, Murphy, John Murphy, University of Louisville, USGA, Holywood, McKibbin, Tom McKibbin, Ogletree


Team Ireland: Leona Maguire claims impressive two-shot win at Mount Juliet

Leona Maguire. Picture by Pat Cashman LPGA Tour star Leona Maguire produced a tremendous finish to capture the Team Ireland Golf event at Mount Juliet by two shots and pocket the €1,800 top prize.The Slieve Russell professional opened with a two-under-par 70 at the Jack Nicklaus designed course in Kilkenny to share the first-round lead with Portmarnoc...
Tags: Sport, Golf, European Tour, Jack Nicklaus, Hurley, Rourke, Carey, McBride, Maguire, Kilkenny, Brennan, LPGA, McElroy, Purcell, Galbraith, Leona


Mullingar Scratch Trophy confirmed but behind closed doors

John Plunkett (Captain) with (from left) Aidan Davitt (Sherry Fitzgerald-Davitt & Davitt), Albert Lee, Paul McCann (Vice-Captain) and Peter Bastable (Director, Pinergy) at the launch of the Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt & Davitt / Pinergy sponsored 2020 Mullingar Scratch Trophy which will be played on the 15th and 16th August. Picture by Pat Cashman. The p...
Tags: Oregon, US, America, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Paul Mcginley, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, John Murphy, University of Louisville, Naas, Malahide, Kinsale, Amateur golf


Purcell edges out Mehaffey and Walsh in €10,000 Shootout at The K Club

Conor Purcell, winner of the BMW Irish Golfer Shootout at The K Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell fired a five-under-par 67 to capture the €2,500 top prize in the €10,000 Irish Golfer Shootout supported by BMW & Modest! Golf.The former Walker Cup player won by one stroke from two of Ireland’s leading amateur stars — Arizona Stat...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Bmw, Wake Forest, Arizona State University, Walsh, Tim Rice, Auburn University, EVN, Kilkenny, Donegal, LPGA, Purcell


Rafferty heads quality field as Balbriggan celebrates 75th anniversary Senior Scratch Cup

An aerial view of Balbriggan Golf Club which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Ireland's elite amateurs are counting the days before they return to top-class competition for next month's Mullingar Scratch Trophy. But one of world's leading amateurs is rubbing his hands at the prospect of his first taste of competitive action in five months wh...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Leinster, Galway, Wayne Dyer, Mcdonnell, Mark, David Mooney, Campbell, Cannon, Newbridge, St Margaret


Slip! Slap! Swing! — Don't forget the sun cream

Ronan Mullarney (Galway) driving at the 17th tee in the opening round of the AIG 2019 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Ballybunion Golf Club (03/08/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman The  Slip! Slap! Swing! sun protection campaign  for golf launched last year and returns this summer with a new challenge - to get 500 golf clubs in the UK and Ireland ‘Sun...
Tags: UK, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Health & Fitness, Don, Michelle Baker, PGA Irish Region, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Ballybunion Golf Club, Health Safety, Jamie Cundy, Melanoma Fund, British Golf Industry Association BGIA