Boys Amateur Championship

Mulligan and Kerr qualify in British Boys

County Louth’s Thomas Mulligan and Royal Portrush’s Peter Kerr were the only Irish qualifiers for Thursday’s matchplay stages of the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale and Southport and Ainsdale.

Mulligan and Kerr qualify in British Boys

Lester proud despite Boys defeat: "Getting through to the final and beating some big guys along the way is a great achievement"

Rowan Lester was disappointed to lose but still proud of his runner up finish in the British Boys Amateur Championship at Prestwick.

Lester proud despite Boys defeat: "Getting through to the final and beating some big guys along the way is a great achievement"

Lester reaches British Boys final

Hermitage's Rowan Lester is just one win away from joining Irish winners Jimmy Bruen, John Glover, Ronan Rafferty and Leslie Walker in the history books after he compiled two impressive victories to reach Sunday's final of the 88th British Boys Amateur Championship at Prestwick - the original home of the Open Championship.

Lester reaches British Boys final

Round-up: Harrington struggles, McGeady and Lester poised, Meadow trails

PGA Tour — Padraig Harrington's hopes of securing the Top-2 finish he needs to make the FedEx Cup playoffs were dealt a massive blow in the first round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro.

Round-up: Harrington struggles, McGeady and Lester poised, Meadow trails

Lester qualifies with ease in Scotland

Hermitage's Rowan Lester cruised into the matchplay stages of the British Boys Amateur Championship when finished tied for third behind Scots Calum Fyfe and Christopher Curran in strokeplay qualifying at Prestwick and Dundonald Links.

Lester qualifies with ease in Scotland

Lester leads British Boys after opening 72

Hermitage’s Rowan Lester grabbed the first round lead in the Boys Amateur Championship with an even-par round of 72 at Dundonald Links.

Lester leads British Boys after opening 72

Dawson denies Lappin with epic finish

Robin DawsonRobin Dawson came back from the dead to beat Belvoir Park’s Gareth Lappin in the secodn round of the British Boys at Hoylake on Thursday. Picture: Pat CashmanFaithlegg’s Robin Dawson produced a remarkable finish to force tie holes with Irish team mate Gareth Lappin before beating him at the 19th to reach the last 32 of the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Lappin and Dawson set for British Boys showdown

Gareth Lappin will face team mate Robin Dawson in the British Boys at Hoylake. Picture Jenny Matthews/www.golffile.ieBelvoir Park’s Gareth Lappin will face Irish team mate Robin Dawson of Faithlegg on the opening day of matchplay combat in the British Boys Amateur Championship at Royal Liverpool.