Irish draw on the positives from Alfred Dunhill Links
Two mistakes cost Rory McIlroy the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship but while the world No 1 takes three weeks off before the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Peter Lawrie, Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington will be hoping to ride some momentum and end the year on a high.
Putting the key to Hoey's quest for stardom
Putting coach Phil Kenyon might not have been amused by our recent Darren Clarke anecdote regarding the Dungannon man’s deep mistrust of his ability to putt as the Open loomed at Sandwich.
Clarke made a mockery of his own assertion that “I still can’t f***ing” putt by winning the Claret Jug with an impressive display on the greens when it really counted.
And Kenyon can take a bow again following Michael Hoey’s sensational two stroke victory in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the Old Course on Sunday.
Classy Hoey comes of age on the Old Course
Hoey set to fulfill his huge potential
Clarke makes no secret of Ryder Cup ambitions
Confident Cutler turns pro - "It’s the same club and ball"
A few years ago Paul Cutler had little in common with Padraig Harrington, Luke Donald or Graeme McDowell.
But after helping Great Britain and Ireland to Walker Cup victory at Royal Aberdeen last weekend, the 22-year old from Portstewart has moved smoothly up the golden staircase to the paid ranks.