Rory McIlroy shrugged off the club mangling incident that marred his US Open finale as nothing more than “a moment of frustration and silly thing to do.”
Lucan’s Richard O’Donovan defied winds gusting up to 30mph to graba share of the first round lead in the 118th Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports and Prince’s.
The GUI & ILGU are currently in the process of redeveloping the Golfnet website, due for launch in early 2015.
Former West of Ireland champion and Irish international Joe Lyons will be swapping the green jersey for a yellow one next week as he attempts a three-day cycle from Galway to Mullingar in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation.
Justin Rose put on a display of sheer class as a golfer and a sportsman to consign his early career struggles to history and capture his first major championship with a two-stroke US Open victory over eternal bridesmaid Phil Mickelson and Australian’s Jason Day at a punishing Merion last night.
Rory McIlroy’s ‘annus horribilis’ got a little more horrible last night when he admitted that the US Open got the better of him as he threw a club and buckled another in a fit of anger and frustration en route to a closing 76 at murderous Merion.
An emotional Simon Thornton dedicated his maiden European Tour victory to his late father after the Irishman showed nerves of steel to beat Tjaart Van der Walt of South Africa in a play-off and claim the Najeti Hotels et Golfs Open presented by Neuflize OBC title on Father’s Day, writes the European Tour.
Phil Mickelson is on track to end a lifetime of heartbreak in the US Open after a battling 70 gave a one stroke lead heading into the final round on his 43rd birthday.
Simon Thornton carded the first hole in one of his professional career on the way to a stunning six under par 65 as the Irishman moved into a three-way tie for the lead going into the final day of the Najeti Hotels et Golfs Open presented by Neuflize OBC, writes the European Tour.