David Feherty

The greening of Augusta - Ireland at the Masters

Augusta National is so alien to Irish golfing sensibilities (if you ignore the links-like contours) that just about the only thing we can relate to is the colour of the jacket given to the winner of the Masters Tournament every year.

The greening of Augusta - Ireland at the Masters

Lowry ends Harrington's 4,936-day reign

Shane Lowry is currently the top ranked professional golfer from the Republic of Ireland. Picture by Jenny Matthews/www.golffile.ieGolf is an all-Ireland sport but if distinctions are to be made between professionals from north and south of the border, Shane Lowry achieved a rare feat on Monday.

Feherty on Tiger: "He’s like a badger in a set right now and he’s not coming out for anybody. Not for me anyway."

Funnyman David Feherty is rooting for fellow Ulsterman Rory McIlroy this week. But the former European Tour player turned commentator admits that he really misses Tiger Woods.

The madcap Bangor native wants the fallen idol as a guest on his new Golf Channel show, which premieres next Tuesday with a one-hour special featuring Lee Trevino.

But while he’s been turned down by Woods so far, he’s still hoping he can pull off golf’s most exclusive interview.

"It was a three wood and a six iron but Seve went over the top of these high trees and hit it on the front of the green"

Seve Ballesteros was the arch magician, the Pied Piper and the Elvis Presley of golf for Ireland’s golfing stars.

Mature McIlroy hits all the right notes

For two months this season Rory McIlroy could do nothing right. But that all changed at Quail Hollow on Sunday, where the Hollywood sensation followed his mind-blowing, four stroke victory with a post round press conference that was as ever bit as immaculate as the 62 that blew the best in the world away.