Green planet — Irish golf taking on the world

Green planet — Irish golf taking on the world

Irish golf  might be struggling somewhat to ease  players onto the main tours, but when we have the world No 2 heading a five-strong posse in Dubai, a multiple major champion and a WGC winner accompanying a stellar rookie in the US, a Walker Cup winner making his pro debut in Australia and a pair of ambitious Munster men doing their thing from Myanmar to Colombia, it’s clearly not all that bad.

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Irish Open key to Pelley's strategy but PGA Irish Region in dark over Qualifier talks

Irish Open key to Pelley's strategy but PGA Irish Region in dark over Qualifier talks

Rory McIlroy and the European Tour have massive plans for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open but there’s doubt about Lough Erne Resort’s planned hosting in 2017 and utter confusion between the tour and the Irish Region of the PGA over a possible qualifying event. 

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Fowler claims his share of the limelight

Fowler claims his share of the limelight

Pádraig Harrington pointed out over a month ago that the modern game was so replete with superstars at the top level — he named at least five who’d be unbeatable on their day — that Rickie Fowler’s victory in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship came as no surprise.

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