Cian Curley

Higgins makes bright start in HBE Ulster Championship

David Higgins fired a five under par round of 67 to lead the HBE Ulster PGA Championship at Hilton Templepatrick on Wednesday.

Higgins makes bright start in HBE Ulster Championship

Whitson finds form in Austria; Irish in the 80s on Europro

When he finish his second round in the Irish Open at Royal County Down just over a week ago, Reeve Whitson was taken aside for a moment by playing partner Lee Slattery.

Whitson finds form in Austria; Irish in the 80s on Europro

Six of 20 Irish overcome PGA Europro Tour Q-School qualifiers

Headfort's Brian Casey tied for third and Simon Ward and Rory McNamara shared fifth as just six of Ireland's 20 hopefuls came through Stage One of the PGA Europro Tour's Q-School at five UK venues.

Six of 20 Irish overcome PGA Europro Tour Q-School qualifiers

Wind tests Irish at PGA Europro Tour Q-School

High winds made life hell for a host of Irish hopefuls at the first stage of the PGA Europro Tour Q-School in the UK.

Wind tests Irish at PGA Europro Tour Q-School

Q-School: Rawluk battles back

The Island's David Rawluk bounced back from an early double bogey to fire a five under 67 to move to within a shot of the qualifying places in the European Tour Qualifying School Stage One Section B at Frilford Heath.

Q-School: Rawluk battles back

Cian Curley — a pledge for some promise

When you’re 28, living with your parents and your annual income is so small that even the smallest expenditure leads to more soul-searching than you care to imagine, it’s hard to persuade people that you are a prospect worthy of investment, a talent worth nurturing.

After nearly three years as a professional golfer, Dubliner Cian Curley has barely made a dent in the rhinoceros-stiff hide of the pro game and yet he’s got a story worthy of attention and talent and the determination to some day look back on this stage of his career, shake his head and say, I remember when…

Cian Curley — a pledge for some promise

Curley survives bumpy ride

Cian Curley made a positive start to the Europro season at Wensum Valley. Newlands’ Cian Curley survived a bumpy week on the greens at Wensum Valley to finish as the best of the Irish in the opening Europro Tour event of the season.

Sweating blood at Wensum Valley

Cian Curley works on his swing. Via http://www.ciancurley.comThe dream of a European Tour future continues to attract Ireland’s army of mini tour players to the Europro Tour. What remains a mystery is how they continue to battle financial hardship and a seemingly endless series of reverses for so little reward.

Q-School: Big moves for Thornton and Devlin

Chris Devlin made a huge move when he fired a seven under 64 the third round of the Q-School Second Stage in Spain. Simon Thornton fired a six under 66 and Ballymena’s Chris Devlin a seven under 64 as scoring turned red-hot at all four venues in the third round of the European Tour Qualifying School Second Stage in Spain.

Higgins heads B specials at School

David Higgins comfortably made it to the Second Stage of the Qualifying SchoolDavid Higgins knows that you have no business going to Q-School if you cannot cruise through Stage One and the old dog proved to be the man for the hard road when he headed the six Irish contenders to survive the Section B qualifiers in England and Germany this week.

Cutler misses Q-School cut

Waterville’s David Higgins is the leading Irish player at Wychwood Park.Paul Cutler’s European Tour career remains on hold after the former Walker Cup star missed the 54-hole cut at the First Stage of the Qualifying School for the second year in a row.

Dunbar improves his School work

Alan Dunbar hit a magnificent 66 to boost his chances of winning a tour card.Walker Cup star Alan Dunbar boosted his chances of winning his tour card when he fired a second round 66 in his Stage One Section B qualifier at the European Tour Qualifying School in England.

Curley and Kearney top men at Q-School

Cian Curley made a solid start to the Qualifying School in Crewe. Picture via ciancurley.comFive of Ireland’s 14 hopefuls were inside the qualifying mark after the opening rounds of the Section B European Tour Qualifying School tests in England and Germany.

Cutler eager for Galgorm Castle date

Paul Cutler will be in action in the EuroPro Tour event at Galgorm Castle at the end of May.Paul Cutler is looking forward to getting his 2012 season off to an exciting start when he tees it up in the Ulster Bank PGA Europro Open at Galgorm Castle from May 29 to June 1.