David Mortimer

McDermott cruises to Irish PGA Pro-Am win

Michael McDermott laid down an early marker ahead of the 104th Irish PGA Championship sponsored by the Down Syndrome Centre, carding a superb six under par 63 to win the pre-tournament Pro-Am at Adare Manor.

McDermott cruises to Irish PGA Pro-Am win

Irish PGA waiting on Thornton

Irish PGA 2011 winner Simon ThorntonThe 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.

Murphy loses card options as Kearney and Mooney make finals

Damian Mooney and Niall Kearney kept their tour dreams alive when they battled through the second stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in Spain.

Murphy rises from the dead at Q-School

Gary Murphy revived his chances of making next week’s finals when he fired a second round 69 at the second stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in Spain.

Slow start for Irish at PQ2

STRIKER. Stephen Grant made a solid start to the qualifying school second stage in Spain. Damian Mooney, Stephen Grant and Niall Kearney were the best of the Irish after the first round of the European Tour Qualifying School second stage in Spain.

Murphy and Co set for PQ-2 pain in Spain

Popular Kilkenny man Gary Murphy faces a 10-round marathon to win back his European Tour card.

The affable 38-year old is just one of 12 Irishmen set to peg it up over 72 holes in the Second Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School at four venues in southern Spain from November 26-29 and, hopefully, the six round Finals in Catalunya.

Mortimer driving for Lexus success

David Mortimer can end a magnificent domestic season by motoring off with the Lexus Race to Mount Juliet and a €10,000 bonus.

The Connemara ace, 35, wants to win the Irish Order of Merit title for the first time after claiming the Glenmuir PGA as well as his second Irish PGA crown this term.

Eagle lands it for mighty Mortimer

Come here you beauty. Foreireland’s David Mortimer celebrates his second PGA Irish Championship victory. Picture courtesy of INPHO

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.

Mortimer one clear of McGrane and Mooney at Seapoint

Former champion David Mortimer will be bidding to continue his almost faultless bid for his second Ladbrokes.com Irish PGA title when he takes a one stroke lead over the European Tour star Damien McGrane and Belfast’s Damian Mooney into the final round at Seapoint.

McGrane lurking as Mooney and Manchip lead Irish PGA

Damien McGrane was forced to become Mr Angry to get his Ladbrokes.com Irish PGA bid back on track at windy Seapoint.

Walton leads Q-School hopefuls

Ryder Cup hero Philip Walton heads a 12-strong Irish contingent bidding to win European Tour cards in Spain.

The Dubliner, 44, will be making his eighth successive visit to the stomach churning Qualifying School since 1999.