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Horsfield leaves the door ajar at Forest of Arden; Sharvin slips back into the pack

Sam Horsfield. Picture: Getty Images Sam Horsfield dropped four shots in his last seven holes to take a slender one-stroke lead into the final round of the Hero Open at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.The Englishman started the day in a share of the lead with Spaniard Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez, but after moving six shots clear at th...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Dubai, Finland, Denmark, Birmingham England, Crocker, Horsfield, Sam Horsfield, Cormac Sharvin, Qualifying School, Sharvin, Slattery Eng, Larrazábal Esp


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


European Tour announces re-start; juggling "3 or 4" dates for "absolutely critical" Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Mount Juliet The European Tour admitted it is juggling with “three or four” potential new dates for what it described as the “absolutely critical” Dubai Duty Free Irish Open as it announced plans to resume the 2020 season with a six-week UK Swing and stringent testing measures.Following the suspension of the season on March 8 due to the global Coronav...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, US, Sport, United States, Republic Of Ireland, Newcastle, Golf, Lee Westwood, Pga Tour, European Tour, Dubai, Birmingham


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


European Tour to stage Qualifying School event in Australia

Rosebud Country Club near Melbourne will stage the first European Tour Qualifying School event outside Europe when it hosts a First Stage qualifier from September 1-4. Credit: Rosebud Country Club The European Tour Qualifying School will make its first appearance outside of Europe when Rosebud Country Club, on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia hosts a First Stage event in 2020...
Tags: Europe, Australia, Sport, Asia Pacific, Pga, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Oman, Denmark, Melbourne, Mauritius, Australasia, Hills, Lee, Melbourne Australia


Mooney goes down fighting in Staysure Tour card bid

Staysure Tour Q-School graduates (L to R) Euan McIntosh, Andrew Raitt, Michael Long, David Morland IV and Carl Suneson. Picture: Getty Images Damian Mooney gave his all but came up two shots shy in his bid for one of five cards at the Staysure Tour Qualifying School in Portugal.He carded a three-under 68 to finish tied ninth on six-under-par — his bid for a card halted by a moment...
Tags: Europe, Australia, Scotland, US, Sport, Long, Golf, Pga Tour, Portugal, New Zealand, Smith, St George, Australasia, Joyner, Bennett, Hill


Moynihan thrilled by big finish in South Africa

Gavin Moynihan Gavin Moynihan was thrilled to finish eagle-birdie in the South African Open and make his first cut of the year as he battles to win back his European Tour card.The Dubliner (25) was two strokes outside the cut mark with just two holes to go before he took advantage of the altitude at Randpark Golf Club’s Bushwillow Course.The man from the Island blasted a 385-yard ...
Tags: England, Sport, South Africa, Golf, European Tour, Finland, Omega, Mena, Moynihan, Joburg, Purcell, Portmarnock, Sam Horsfield, Qualifying School, Conor Purcell, Randpark Golf Club


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


Caldwell makes his move as Moynihan and Kearney survive Q-School cut

Clandeboye’s Jonny Caldwell Portmarnock Links Robin Dawson agonisingly missed the 72-hole cut by a shot but three Irishmen still have a chance to win European Tour playing rights at the Qualifying School Final Stage in Spain.As Dawson shot a one-under 70 on the Lakes course to finish a shot outside the mark on three-under, Clandeboye’s Jonny Caldwell fired a four-under 67 to leap ...
Tags: Usa, India, Spain, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Korea, Dubai, Finland, Denmark, Dublin, Jamie Donaldson, Hawkes, Murray, Moynihan


Dunne withdraws from Q-School with wrist injury

Paul Dunne in action for Europe in the EurAsia Cup in January 2018 Paul Dunne has withdrawn from this week’s European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage with a “ongoing wrist injury.”The Greystones star (26) was scheduled to tee it up at Lumine Golf Club in Tarragona tomorrow with fellow Irishmen Jonny Caldwell, Gavin Moynihan, Niall Kearney, Robin Dawson and Michael Hoey.Instead ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Denmark, Abu Dhabi HSBC, Tarragona, Dunne, Paul Dunne, Michael Hoey, Qualifying School, Lumine, Lumine Golf Club, Lakes and Hills


Harrington urges Lowry to have "self-confidence"; hails Dunne's "X-factor" 

Padraig Harrington talks about the golf swing with PGA coach Brendan McDaid at the opening of Spawell Golf Academy in Templeogue this week Pádraig Harrington’s wrist injury will keep him out of action for at least another fortnight but he has his finger on the pulse when it comes to Rory McIlroy’s Masters build-up or Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne as potential Ryder Cup rookies.Having...
Tags: England, Sport, Pga, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Dubai, Wisconsin, Dustin Johnson, Belfast, Honda, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi


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


Q-School: Moynihan on track; Dawson and Sharvin chasing

David Borda. Picture: Getty Images Mount Juliet's Gavin Moynihan moved into contention to regain his European Tour card when he shrugged off a niggling back injury to fire a six-under 66 in round two at the gruelling Final Stage of the Qualifying School in Spain.The Portrane native (24) followed his opening 68 on the Lakes Course at Lumine Golf Club in Tarragona by making eight bi...
Tags: Usa, Sweden, Spain, Sport, Ford, Golf, European Tour, Dyson, Mccarthy, Hills, Murray, Hutchinson, Nixon, Moynihan, Holmes, Olsen


Confidence boosts for Lowry and Moynihan in Spain

Shane Lowry looks on in dismay after his approach to the ninth hit the flag in Sunday’s weather-interrupted third roundand caromed off the green. Shane Lowry showed he has the form and the confidence to return to the world's top 50 soon after he finished solo second behind Sergio Garcia in the 54-hole Andalucia Valderrama Masters.The Clara man (31) got to within a shot of Garcia i...
Tags: Europe, US, America, Spain, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Shanghai, European Tour, Wgc, Portugal, Dubai, Brian


Q-School: O'Rourke makes Second Stage

Conor O’Rourke. Picture: Brian Arthur Naas’ Conor O’Rourke closed with a two-under 70 to qualify for next month’s Second Stage of the European Tour Qualifying SchoolJust days after winning the Christy O’Connor Jnr Memorial Trophy as the leading home player in the Monaghan Irish Challenge at Concra Wood, the 27-year old recovered from an opening 74 by breaking par in his next three...
Tags: France, China, Spain, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Road, Australasia, Christy O'connor, Rourke, Tim Rice, Bristol England, Galbraith, Alicante, Briain


Mount Juliet star Donnelly fires blistering 62 at Q-School

Luke Donnelly shows Paul McGinley his skills at the opening of the Paul McGinley Golf Academy at Mount Juliet. Picture: INPHO Mount Juliet’s Luke Donnelly continued his remarkable comeback at the First Stage of the Qualifying School when he shot a course record 10 under par 62 to move inside the top 19 and ties who will qualify for the Second Stage following Friday's final round.T...
Tags: France, Sport, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, North West, Bristol, Hunt, Donnelly, Bristol England, Belfry, Players Club, Stephen Hunt, Joe Dillon, Challenge Tour


200th time lucky for Waring

Paul Waring Paul Waring defeated Thomas Aiken with a par-five at the first playoff hole to win the Nordea Masters and his first European Tour title in his 200th appearance. The two players were tied for the lead when they teed off the final round at Hills Golf Club and they could not be separated over 18 holes as both recorded rounds of 68 to get to 14 under par.Englishman Waring,...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Thailand, South Africa, Liverpool, Golf, European Tour, Thomas, Morrison, Stewart, Peterson, Aiken, Howell, Porteous, Haydn Porteous, Herbert


Staysure Tour Q-School: No joy for Jimmy Bolger

Amateur John Kemp (England) in action during the third round of the Staysure Tour Qualifying School Finals played at Pestana Golf Resort, Vale da Pinta. Photo by Phil Inglis/Getty Images Jimmy Bolger failed in his bid for a Staysure Tour card when he bogeyed two of his last three holes to miss the 54-hole at the Qualifying School Final Stage in Portugal.The Kilkenny professional (...
Tags: England, Sport, Italy, Golf, Argentina, Wiltshire, Mitchell, Wilson, Parker, Bennett, Robinson, McNally, Gomez, Kemp, Peter Wilson, Ashworth


Asian Tour Q-School: Kearney clinches ticket to Final Stage

Asian Tour Royal Dublin's Niall Kearney was one of 112 players who advanced to the Final Stage of the 2018 Asian Tour Qualifying School, but there was no luck for Limerick's Tim Rice, Black Bush's Stephen McCarthy or Headfort's Rory McNamara at the First Stage in Thailand.Kearney made three birdies and three bogeys in a closing 71 at Rayong Green Valley Country Club south of Bangk...
Tags: Sport, Thailand, Chile, Golf, Korea, Argentina, Bangkok, Mccarthy, Adt, Rice, St Andrews, McNamara, Kearney, Windsor Park, Golf Club, Stephen McCarthy


At Q-School nobody can hear you scream

Dermot McElroy walks to the recorder's hut after his second round at Lumine's Hills Course on Sunday. Picture © Brian Keogh You can hear squeals and screams all day but they’re floating in on the fresh sea breeze from the nearby Port Aventura amusement park.At Lumine Golf Club, which is hosting the Final Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School, 156 European Tour hopefuls are ...
Tags: Usa, England, Spain, Sport, Ford, Golf, European Tour, Wgc, Dubai, Switzerland, Oman, Denmark, Derry, Australasia, Michael, Murray


Q-School: Moynihan in the mix; Sharvin, McGee and McElroy break par

Gavin Moynihan two putts for par on the 18th at Lumine's Hills Course. Picture © Brian Keogh Gavin Moynihan roared into contention for his European Tour card on a positive day for the Irish at the Final Stage of the Qualifying School in Spain.The Dubliner (23) fired six birdies in a five-under-par 67 in Monday’s third round and moved up 19 places to tied 13th at halfway, just a sh...
Tags: Europe, Usa, England, Scotland, Spain, Sport, Ford, Manchester, Golf, European Tour, University of Florida, Derry, Orlando, Michael, Hills, Soderberg


Moynihan defies the wind with sub-70 start at Q-School

Gavin Moynihan plays hit fourth shot to the 18th at Lumine's Lakes Course. Picture © Brian Keogh Gavin Moynihan might not have been swinging his best in practice but he found a gusting northwest wind brought out the best in him as he opened his account with a battling 69 at the Final Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in Catalonia.While the top 25 and ties after six roun...
Tags: Usa, France, Spain, Sport, Catalonia, Italy, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Oman, Martin Kaymer, Panorâmica, Moynihan, Abu Dhabi HSBC, Hansen, Ballymena


Q-School: Irish start well at Second Stage

Dermot McElroy Eight of Ireland's 11-strong contingent broke par in the first round of European Tour Q-School Second Stage in Spain.With around 18 to progress from each of the four venues to next week's Final Stage in Tarragona, Ballymena's Dermot McElroy is the best placed in a share of eighth after a two-under 70 at El Saler in Valencia.Steven Tiley shot 66 to lead there but Nar...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Austria, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Finland, Valencia, Castellon, Jonathan, Tiley, Whitehead, Alicante, Michael Hoey, David Carey


Hoey lurking in India but Dunne slips to career high 83

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Eddie Pepperell of England plays a shot during the continuation of the second round of the Hero Indian Open at DLF Golf and Country Club. March 11, 2017. Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images Michael Hoey will resume his third round just two strokes off the lead in the weather-delayed Hero Indian Open.As Paul Dunne followed his best week as a professional by slip...
Tags: England, India, America, Spain, Sport, Malaysia, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Dubai, DLF Golf and Country Club, David Horsey, Hoey, Scott Jamieson, Matteo Manassero, Peter Uihlein


Senior Tour Q-School: McGovern wary despite six-shot halfway lead

LAGOA, ALGARVE, PORTUGAL - JANUARY 31:  Brendan McGovern of Ireland drives off the 2nd tee during the second round of the European Senior Tour Qualifying School Finals played at Vale da Pinta Pestana Golf & Resort on January 31, 2017 in Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal.  (Photo by Phil Inglis/Getty Images) Brendan McGovern surged into a six-shot lead at the halfway stage of the European S...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Portugal, Smith, Grant, Wilson, Nichols, Elliott, McNally, Jensen, Molina, Hamill, Lisburn, Giles, Sheehan


Kearney qualifies for Final Stage of Asian Tour Q-School

 Finland's Janne Kaske. Picture: Asian Tour Niall Kearney was one of 51 players to progress to the  progress to the Final Stage Asian Tour Q-School when he closed with a level par 72 to make it with a shot to spare in Thailand.Tied fifth on 14 under par after three rounds, the 28-year old Dubliner had one birdie and one bogey on his card at the Suvarnabhumi Golf and Country Club i...
Tags: Japan, Sport, Thailand, Golf, Korea, Finland, Venezuela, Turner, Cork, Suvarnabhumi, Kearney, David Carey, Asian Tour, Niall Turner, Qualifying School, Rory McNamara


Q-School's out: Leona Maguire to remain at Duke until 2018

Leona Maguire plays out of a bunker on the fourth hole during a practice round ahead of the 2016 U.S. Women's Open at CordeValle  in San Martin, Calif. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (Copyright USGA/Steven Gibbons) World amateur No 1 Leona Maguire has decided not to seek her LPGA Tour dream at next week’s Qualifying School after all but to remain at Duke University to complete her ps...
Tags: Mexico, US, Sport, United States, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Brazil, Padraig Harrington, Duke, Daytona Beach, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Lisa, Duke University, Duke Blue Devil, LPGA


McElroy 42nd as Edfors wins in Rome

Johan Edfors. Picture: Getty Images Ballymena’s Dermot McElroy picked up €1,275 as he tied for 42nd behind former European Tour winner Johan Edfors in the Terre dei Consoli Open in Italy.Edfors became a European Challenge Tour winner for the fourth time as he took a three-shot victory at Terre dei Consoli Golf Club in Monterosi to climb to 33rd in the Road to Oman Rankings.McElroy’s earnings do not count in the Road to Oman but after missing out at Stage O...
Tags: China, Sport, Rome, Italy, Golf, Oman, Bjork, Road, Lima, Victor, Ballymena, Riu, Karlsson, McElroy, Cullen, Matt Wallace


Leona Maguire wins second successive Mark H McCormack Medal

Leona Maguire Slieve Russell’s Leona Maguire has won the Mark H. McCormack Medal for the second consecutive year as the leading women’s player in the 2016 World Amateur Golf Ranking.It's an incredible achievement for the 21-year old Co Cavan native, who will compete for Ireland in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this week. Speaking from Brazil, she said she was delighted to win the prestigious medal once again.“It is a huge honor for me to win the Mark H. McCor...
Tags: Usa, Sport, ESP, Ireland, Golf, Brazil, Ncaa, Duke, Ruth, IMG, Maguire, USGA, Chris Williams, Cavan, McCormack, Woburn


Tough day for Lawrie as Dunne rallies in Rabat

Chris Hanson. Picture: Getty Images Peter Lawrie rallied late in the day to salvage a 77 but his hopes of winning back his European Tour card suffered a major blow in tough third round conditions at the Trophée Hassan II.Just two shots behind leader Francesco Laporta at halfway, the Dubliner had a nightmare start to his third round by following bogeys at the first, fourth and eighth with a double bogey six at the ninth to be out in 40.He plummeted down the...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Madrid, Uab, White, Peter Lawrie, Pedro, Seve Ballesteros, Rabat, Lewis, Griffiths, Chris Hanson, Fisher, Dixon