Hermitage Golf Club

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"

No winners as golfer loses libel action over handicap

Mr Thomas Talbot. Picture via Irish IndependentThe golfer who sued the Golfing Union of Ireland and the handicap secretary of his former club has lost his libel action in the High Court. He must pay the costs of a prohibitively expensive (€500,000?), 21-day case and though he plans to appeal, it appears that no-one - bar the legal profession - has come out a winner in this one.