Rory McIlroy might be about to leave Horizon Sports Management but speculation that his father Gerry will play a leading role in his new set-up could be wide of the mark.
Ireland’s tour stars might give it a miss but the €30,000 Cassidy Golf PGA Irish Championship will benefit a good cause when it’s played at Roganstown Hotel Golf and Country Club from October 10-13.
The handicap cut off for the East of Ireland Championship fell at a record low of 0.2.
The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf’s governing bodies, today announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b of the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke. The new Rule will take effect on 1 January 2016 in accordance with the regular four-year cycle for changes to the Rules of Golf.
Coming as no major surprise, European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley has announced he will have three wild card selections to complete his team for The 2014 Ryder Cup.
John O’Leary will never forget his 1982 Irish Open win at Portmarnock. Nor has he forgotten the man who caddied for him that memorable week.
Organisers of the Northern Ireland Open Challenge at Galgorm Castle have announced details of pre-qualifying events for the province’s showpiece professional tournament in 2013.
Rory McIlroy (pictured above) was back in Ireland on Sunday for a quiet practice session at the Golfing Union of Ireland’s National Academy at Carton House.
What Graeme McDowell described as Rory McIlroy’s “fairly amicable” split with his management company doesn’t seem to have affected the Holywood star’s popularity in the golf betting odds with Paddy Power to win next month’s US Open.
Castle’s Daniel Holland broke the hearts of the huge home gallery when he left Des Morgan in his wake and cruised to a three-shot win with a brilliant final round performance in the Mullingar Scratch Trophy.