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Brendan Walton wins Moran Cup - 36 years after Philip

Brendan Walton poses with the Moran Cup Portmarnock Links professional Brendan Walton followed in the footsteps of his uncle Philip on Monday when he added his name to the record books with victory in the prestigious Moran Cup at Royal Dublin.Raised on the links at The Island, Walton drove the 16th green and made the putt for an eagle two to card a th...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Dublin, Philip, Walton, Portmarnock, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Mullingar, Donal Gleeson Old Conna Golf Club, Stephen Quinlan, Liam Power, Brendan Walton, Shane Jenkinson, Royal Dublin Raised, James Quinlivan Sutton 's Paddy Devine St Margaret


Europro Tour Q-School: Mullarney leads seven-strong Irish continent into final round

Ronan Mullarney Galway’s Ronan Mullarney added a 68 to his opening 69 to lead a seven-strong Irish posse into the final round of the PGA Europro Tour Q-School at Studley Wood in Oxfordshire.The former Irish Close champion made five birdies in a four-under-par round at The Oxfordshire to share seventh place on eight-under-par, just four strokes behind ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Sutton Coldfield, Cork, Galway, Oxfordshire, Shannon, Kilkenny, Brennan, Ruff, Hickey, Holywood, Tom McKibbin, Portmarnock, Conor O Rourke, John Hickey


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


The amazing career of Patrick Joseph Mahon - Ireland's forgotten world No 1?

Paddy Mahon Early Years: the Mahons - a family of golfers Patrick Joseph Mahon was born around 1906 or 1907 and named after his father. There are a number of P.J. Mahon’s noted as small farmers, labourers and fishermen. We do know his father was recorded as working in insurance and living at Laytown when he received slight injuries when hit by a motor...
Tags: England, Scotland, US, Sport, Britain, Daily Mail, Ireland, Paris, Pga, Golf, Glasgow, Dublin, Herald, Leeds, Leinster, Muirfield


Farewell to Tommy Corridan, gentleman golfer

Tom Corridan receives the Irish Amateur Close trophy from GUI President Mick Fitzpatrick at Killarney in 1983 Munster and Irish golf said goodbye to one of the great characters of the game on Wednesday when big Tom Corridan was laid to rest at St. John's Cemetery in his native Ballybunion, aged 61.A larger than life character in every sense of the wor...
Tags: Scotland, Aer Lingus, Sport, Power, Britain, Ireland, Nick Faldo, Golf, Portugal, Kerry, GUI, Munster, Limerick, Connacht, Tom, George


Lester resists Power surge to win Connacht Stroke Play

Rowan Lester (Hermitage) on the 3rd tee during Round 3 of the Connacht Stroke Play Championship at the Portumna Golf Club, Portumna, Galway, Ireland on Sunday 20th September 2020. Picture: Thos Caffrey / Golffile Hermitage’s Rowan Lester held off a late challenge by Kilkenny’s Mark Power to claim a two-shot win in the Connacht Stroke Play Championship...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Power, Aig, Golf, Dubai, Shane Lowry, Illinois, Wake Forest, Galway, Connacht, Malone, Byrne, Lester, Kilkenny, Athlone


Lester three clear at halfway in Connacht Stroke Play

Rowan Lester. Picture by Pat Cashman Hermitage’s Rowan Lester birdied five of the eight par fives to card rounds of 68 and 70 and take a three-stroke lead into the final 36 holes of the Connacht Stroke Play Championship at Portumna.The 2017 North of Ireland champion has been a consistent performer in the championships over the past few years, finishi...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Malone, Lester, Roscommon, Kilkenny, Lahinch, Portmarnock, Elm Park, Dun Laoghaire, Liam Nolan, Amateur golf, Rowan Lester, Alan Fahy


Impressive Whelan wins Dundalk Scratch Cup by five

Newlands’ Jake Whelan pictured with sponsor Martin McDonnell, Managing Director of One Finance, and Dundalk Golf Club Captain, Trevor Giff Jake Whelan from Newlands produced a sublime performance to captured the 58th Dundalk Scratch Cup sponsored by One Finance. The 26-year-old fired two three under par rounds of 69 to win by five shots from Cian Gera...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Grant, Newlands, Campbell, Dundalk, Rafferty, Whelan, Portmarnock, Edward Hills, Geraghty, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Leslie Walker, Jack McDonnell


Timely putting tip helps O'Keeffe romp to seven-shot Munster Stroke Play win

Peter O'Keeffe (Douglas) winner of the Munster Stroke Play Championship 2020, Cork Golf Club. 06/09/2020. Picture: © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe clinched the Munster Stroke Play Championship in stunning fashion at Cork Golf Club, powering through the field on the final day to win by a staggering seven strokes.Starting the day from ...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, Cork, Douglas, Newlands, Ryan, Thurles, Mallow, Keith Egan, O Keeffe, Portmarnock, Mark Murphy, Fahy, Amateur golf, Carton House


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


O'Rourke heads Irish challenge in tough conditions at Galgorm

Julien Quesne of France. Picture: Getty Images Team Ireland professional Conor O'Rourke was the leading Irish player after the opening day of the Northern Ireland Open supported by The R&A at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort. Despite the testing conditions, O'Rourke steered a steady course to sign for an opening one-under-par 69 that left him three shots be...
Tags: England, France, Sport, Ford, Golf, Daniel, Hill, Rourke, Ballymena, Galbraith, Tom McKibbin, Lawlor, Hoey, Portmarnock, Michael Hoey, Challenge Tour


Thornton swoops in sudden-death to claim third Irish PGA crown

Simon Thornton shows off the Irish Professional Championship trophy. Picture: PGA in Ireland Tulfarris Golf Resort’s Simon Thornton birdied the first extra hole to edge out Glasson’s Colm Moriarty and claim the 110th Irish PGA Championship title at Roganstown Hotel & Country Club.The Newcastle based professional (43) holed a putt from around 30 feet a...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Dublin, Limerick, Moriarty, Simon, Tim Rice, Thornton, Kilkenny, Briain, Mark Sutton, Peter Jones, Portmarnock, Colm, PGA Irish Region, Noel Murray


Sixteen Irish set for Northern Ireland Open at Galgorm

Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell. Picture Pat Cashman This week’s Northern Ireland Open supported by The R&A marks the return of the European Challenge Tour and a truly international field is set to tee it up at Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort. There will be players from a host of different nations taking to the fairways of the Ballymena parkland from September ...
Tags: Wales, Australia, Sport, Czech Republic, United States, South Africa, United Kingdom, Golf, Northern Ireland, Road, Mallorca, Daniel Young, Germany Austria, Ballymena, Du Plessis, Belfry


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


Six Irish women and ten men to contest R&A's Amateur Championships

Beth Coulter. Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Sixteen Irish golfers will tee it up in The Amateur and Women’s Amateur championships at Royal Birkdale and West Lancashire respectively this week.In the men’s event, Marc Boucher (Carton House), Paul Conroy (Enniscorthy), Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin), Rowan Lester (Hermitage), Matthew McClean (Malone), Pet...
Tags: Europe, England, Wales, France, Scotland, Germany, US, Georgia, Sport, Power, Aig, Ireland, Italy, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Sergio Garcia


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


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


Clegg and Armstrong weather rainstorms at Portmarnock Links

The par-three 17th at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links. Donaghadee’s Andrew Clegg survived difficult weather conditions to card a level par 71 and win in the gross in the TaylorMade Summer Series at Portmarnock Links.With many regulars staying away due to the inclement weather, Clegg topped the 36-strong field as he birdied the fifth, seventh and ninth ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Armstrong, Clegg, Shipp, Crean, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Portmarnock Links, Headfort, Fermoy, Richard Crean, Portmarnock Hotel Golf Links Donaghadee, Andrew Clegg, Evan Ship


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


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


Blue chip links courses bracing for multi-million euro losses

Shane Lowry wins The Open at Royal Portrush. Image courtesy, Tourism NI Royal Portrush may seek voluntary redundancies and Portmarnock is contemplating a €5,000 levy as Ireland's blue-chip links reel from an 80-90 per cent fall in green fee income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After hosting a wildly successful Open Championship just over a year ago, ...
Tags: Travel, Sport, Ireland, Tourism, Golf, Shane Lowry, Council, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock, Ballybunion Golf Club, Portmarnock Golf Club, Royal Portrush Many, great Co Kerry


Gillivan and Shellard on top in TaylorMade Summer Series

Connacht’s Harry Gillivan tosses a coin to see who putts first with Rowan Lester and Robert Brazill (Leinster) during the final day of the 2019 Interprovincial Matches at Tullamore. Picture by Pat Cashman Lisburn's Jack Shellard shot a best of the day 70 to win the nett as Harry Gillivan's 72 sent him back to Westport with the best gross in the Taylor...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Westport, Galway, Connacht, Brien, Louth, Taylormade, Portmarnock, Bernhard Langer, Kinsale, Amateur golf, Rowan Lester, Cathal Butler, Pat Cashman Lisburn


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


Foley and Rooney claim spoils in TaylorMade Summer Series

Hugh Foley Royal Dublin's Hugh Foley made an eagle two and three birdies in a one-under 70 to win the best gross in the TaylorMade Summer Series at Portmarnock Links. He edged out 15-year old Daniel Mulligan on a countback as Portmarnock's James Temple took third with a 71. Out in level par after mixing birdies at the fourth and ninth with bogeys at...
Tags: Sport, Css, Golf, Rooney, Dublin, Leinster, Hall, Foley, Taylormade, Jonathan Hall, Portmarnock, Flemming, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Royal Dublin


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


Rafferty and McLarnon headline star-studded Balbriggan Scratch Cup field

Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk) driving from the 12th tee in the second round of The Amateur Championship at Portmarnock in 2019. Picture by Pat Cashman World No 17 and Walker Cup star Caolan Rafferty will headline a stellar field chasing €1,500 in prizes at the 36-hole Balbriggan Senior Scratch Cup on Sunday, July 19. ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Castle, Dundalk, Rafferty, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Tiarnan McLarnon, Robbie Cannon, Mullingar Scratch Trophy, Caolan Rafferty, Caolan Rafferty Dundalk, Robert Moran, Balbriggan


Golf Digest Ireland Top 100 Ranked Golf Courses 2020

Royal County Down is rated Ireland’s No 1 course by Golf Digest Ireland magazine Cork Golf Club, Slieve Russell Hotel & Country Club and the links at Ceann Sibeal in Dingle are the biggest movers in the Golf Digest Ireland Top 100 Ranked Golf Courses 2020.The top-10 remains unchanged with Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock, Lahinch and Tra...
Tags: Travel, Sport, Architecture, Ireland, Tourism, Golf, Belfast, Golf Course, Galway, St Margaret, St Anne, Ballybunion, Tralee, Tom Morris, Dingle, Portmarnock


Cunningham the young master at Portmarnock Links

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links Irish Under 16 international Luke Cunningham carded a one-under-par 70 to claim the nett in the first SIM Sprint event in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links. The scratch player from Galway Bay went out in one-over-par as he mixed birdies at the second and fourth with a double-bogey at the third and a bogey at the ninth. ...
Tags: Sport, Css, Heritage, Golf, Cunningham, Portmarnock, Delahunty, Heritage Home, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Portmarnock Links, Portmarnock Hotel, Galway Bay, Mullingar, Luke Cunningham, Liam Grehan