Soren Kjeldsen wins Irish Open after play-off

Denmark’s Soren Kjeldsen endured a difficult day before ultimately claiming victory Denmark’s Soren Kjeldsen saw off the challenge of England’s Eddie Pepperell and Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger at the first play-off hole to become Irish Open champion at Royal County Down. The trio had finished on two under par after the 72 regulation holes in tough • Read More »

Rory McIlory misses the cut at the Irish Open

A miserable day for Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at the Irish Open for the third year in a row. It was always going to be an uphill struggle for the World No 1 after his disastrous 80 yesterday but with the cut mark hovering around the plus four or plus five mark • Read More »

Harrington falters but stays in hunt at Irish Open

Harrington in action surrounded by the stunning scenery at Royal County Down Padraig Harrington had an up and down day but he stays in touch after his second round at Royal County Down Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington appeared to be doing everything in his power to ensure his prediction of a home winner came true • Read More »

Rory McIlroy posts disastrous first round score at the Irish Open

It was a tough day at the office for Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy’s homecoming did not go to plan as the Holywood native shot a nine-over-par 80 in his first round at Royal County Down. McIlroy came into the event having missed the cut in the BMW PGA Championship, the four-time major winner slumping to • Read More »

15 Irish Open facts ahead of the 2015 tournament

Rory McIlroy The European Tour has put together 15 interesting facts about the Irish Open that are sure to make you appear knowledgeable to your friends at Royal County Down this week The first ever Irish Open was held in 1927 when Scotsman George Duncan lifted the trophy at Portmarnock in Dublin. The history of • Read More »

First day of PGA defence for world No 1 full of ups and downs

McIlroy in action on Day 1 at Wentworth Defending champion Rory McIlroy had a real mixed bag on the first day of his defence of the PGA title at Wentworth. By Liam Kelly McIlroy got his defence of the BMW PGA Championship underway this morning at 8:35 am, paired with Welshman Jamie Donaldson and former • Read More »

Pics: Rory McIlory and Niall Horan were playing a round today

As he builds up to defend his PGA title at Wentworth Rory McIlory once again employed the services of Ireland’s One Direction heartthrob Niall Horan to help. By Liam Kelly Rory McIlroy got his defence of the BMW PGA Championship underway with the traditional star-studded Pro-Am at Wentworth. The recently crowned Wells Fargo Championship winner was down • Read More »

Racing legend Sizing Europe has been retired

Sizing Europe in full flight Former two-mile Champion Chase winner Sizing Europe has been retired by his owners Alan and Ann Potts. Also a winner of the Arkle Chase at Cheltenham and going so close in a Champion Hurdle when he was cruising to the front before breaking a blood vessel, the 13-year-old finished down the • Read More »

Tiger Woods pens touching letter to young fan with a stutter

Tiger Woods Tiger Woods has reached out to help a young fan in need of support. For someone ranked 133rd in the world, below Paraguay's Fabrizio Zanotti but above France's Benjamin Hebert, Tiger Woods certainly generates a lot of headlines. Sometimes they are even related to his golf. Most of those last week would not • Read More »