Round-up: Harrington teeters on the brink; Irish fall back in Czech Republic

Round-up: Harrington teeters on the brink; Irish fall back in Czech Republic

PGA Tour — Pádraig Harrington is facing an early exit from the FedEx Cup playoffs after Saturday’s third round results had him projected to fall to 101st and miss out on the Top 100 who qualify for Boston by just four points.

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Bobby Browne retires after 48 years at Laytown and Bettystown

Bobby Browne retires after 48 years at Laytown and Bettystown

Born in 1942, Bobby Browne grew up in the foothills of the Dublin mountains at Edmondstown and by the time he was ten years old, he was caddying regularly at the local club where characters such as Sydney Jackson, Maurice Cohen, Jackie Bloom and the pantomime baddie Vernon Hayden gave him regular employment.

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Hoey up for the Challenge at Galgorm Castle

Hoey up for the Challenge at Galgorm Castle

Michael Hoey comes into this week’s Northern Ireland Open, in association with SPHERE Global and Ulster Bank, showing some of his best form of the season after a run to the quarter-finals in last week’s Paul Lawrie Match play event in Scotland.

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