Entries in Irish PGA (58)
David Higgins followed in his father Liam’s footsteps when he captured the Irish PGA Championship with a brilliant birdie at the third extra hole of a sudden death play-off at Mount Juliet.
Peter Martin headed straight for the range despite taking a one-stroke lead into the final round of the weather-reduced PGA Irish Championship at Mount Juliet.
Belfast talent Peter Martin cracked six birdies in opening 67 to lead the weather-reduced PGA Irish Championship at Mount Juliet.
Updated on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:24 by Brian Keogh
The PGA Irish Region Championship has produced many photo finishes down the years so, standby for some of the same when the 102nd instalment of the tournament is stage at Mount Juliet from October 11 to 14, writes Tony McGee.
Mount Juliet will stage the 102nd Irish Professional Championship from October 11-14.
Leaders of the Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI), the Irish Ladies Golf Union (ILGU) and the Professional Golfers Association (Irish Region) have come together to start work on a new strategy for golf in Ireland.
Simon Thornton won the 101st Irish PGA Championship by an impressive six shots from Gary Murphy at Seapoint.
The 31-year old Englishman - now playing out of Newcastle, Co Down and a Team Ireland sponsored player - closed with rounds of 71 and 66 on the final day to finish with a record low total of 19-under-par 269.
Thornton was disappointed that he failed to complete 72 holes without a bogey - he dropped his only shot of the week at the par four 11th in his final round - but he could not have been happier with his victory.
Simon Thornton shot a second successive 66 to lead the 101st Irish PGA Championship bu three shots from Des Smyth at Seapoint.
As 56 players made the cut on five-over-149, Thornton went bogey free for the second day in a row, matching the course record again with a six birdie effort. Scores
“After the ninth hole today I set myself a target of five under but I bettered that by a shot,” he told the PGA website. “No dropped shots in 36 holes isn’t bad and I have bettered my eleven-under for two rounds at City of Derry.
Connemara’s David Mortimer etched his place in the history books when he holed a monster 40-foot eagle putt on the last to win the Ladbrokes.com PGA Irish Championship by a stroke from European Tour star Damien McGrane.