JP McManus

Dunne continues fine start to 2016 with 67 in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Paul Dunne's impressive start to his professional career continued in California last night when he opened with a four under par 67 in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am.

Dunne continues fine start to 2016 with 67 in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; familiar pairings for Dunne, Harrington, Lowry

Paul Dunne has been paired with former R&A Chief Executive Peter Dawson, the current president of the International Golf Federation, for the this week's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; familiar pairings for Dunne, Harrington, Lowry

Adare Manor refurbishment begins with predictions of 2026 Ryder Cup "done deal"

The word “done deal” has been used in Limerick circles to describe a potential future bid by JP McManus’ Adare Manor resort to host the 2026 Ryder Cup.

Adare Manor refurbishment begins with predictions of 2026 Ryder Cup "done deal"

McGinley a man of the cloth for charity; Ryder Cup blazer missed by thieves

Paul McGinley still managed to auction off his Ryder Cup captain's blazer for charity after it was missed by the thieves who broke into his car on Monday.

McGinley a man of the cloth for charity; Ryder Cup blazer missed by thieves

McDowell wants Clint to make Kenny's day

Graeme McDowell is back at the scene of his greatest triumph for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. But he's not dreaming of past glories as much as feeding on the good vibes to better plot the next step in what has become a model career.

McDowell wants Clint to make Kenny's day

Harrington stumbles on Pebble

Pádraig Harrington is going to play a lot of golf before the MastersPádraig Harrington dropped three late shots for the second day running to slip from the fringes of contention to seven shots off the pace after the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Team win for Harrington at Pebble Beach

Harringto and JP McManus during the Dunhill Links Championship. Picture by golffile.iePadraig Harrington got a win on Sunday at Pebble Beach, just not the one he needed to climb high enough in the world rankings to qualify for next week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play.

The Dubliner closed with a two under 70 to finish tied for seventh on 10 under, seven strokes behind impressive winner Phil Mickelson, whose stunning 64 gave him his 40th PGA Tour title by two shots from overnight leader Charlie Wi (72) on 17 under.

Harrington self-destructs at Spyglass Hill

Padraig Harrington anxiously watches his tee shot on his final hole, the ninth, at Spyglass Hill in Satruday’s third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-AmPadraig Harrington’s black cap might have sported the logo of one of the technology start-ups he invests in to keep himself entertained away from the course - Shaderlight, a 3D rendering company - but the head underneath was certainly elsewhere as he collapsed over the last five holes at Spyglass Hill to severely dent his chances of victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Harrington finds timely form at Pebble Beach

Timing is everything and Padraig Harrington will be hoping that the best is yet to come after he rediscovered his putting touch and fired a superb six under 66 to move into contention for what could prove to be a crucial victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Harrington finds some form

Padraig Harrington bounced back from his missed cut in last week’s Northern Trust Open when he carded a three under par 69 in the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Spyglass Hill.

According to the PGA Tour statistics for the round, the world No 10 hit 50 percent of the greens in regulation, which does not suggest that he solved the technical problem that dogged him at Riviera.

Tiger Woods vanishes ... from press release

Tiger Woods must be considered a doubtful starter for next year's JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am and the Open at St Andrews. 

Organisers of the 36-hole charity event announced yesterday that Jim Furyk, Ernie Els and Robert Allenby have agreed to join the growing constellation of stars who will tee it up at Adare Manor from July 5-6 next year.

But just two weeks after heralding Woods as one of the leading attractions alongside Irish stars Padraig Harrington and Rory McIlroy, there was no mention whatsoever of the world's most sought after man in the latest news release.

Tiger Woods still coming to JP McManus Pro-Am

Under fire Tiger Woods has not turned his back on next July's JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am.

The world No 1 is still set to touch down at Adare Manor in Limerick from July 5-6 despite being surrounded by a storm of controversy since his Florida car accident 12 days ago.

A spokesperson for the two-day charity pro-am said: "As far as we know, Tiger is still coming. We've heard nothing to the contrary."

JP McManus donated €10.7m to charity in 2008

Mega-rich businessman JP McManus donated more than €10m to charity in 2008 according to The Irish Times.

Accounts filed to the Companies Registration Office show that the JP McManus Charitable Foundation Limited, which has been in existence since 2000, donated a total of €10,728,275 to charities last year.....The two largest allocations of funds through his foundation last year were to the All-Ireland Scholarship Fund (€6.3 million) and the Paddy Harrington golf scholarships (€2 million), which was set up in memory of Irish golfer Padraig Harrington’s father.

Irish PGA in doubt for 2010

Padraig Harrington could be looking for an alternative Open Championship warm-up next year with Tiger Woods casting a massive shadow over the 2010 Irish PGA.

Competitive links golf practice has been crucial to Harrington’s back to back Open victories over the past two years but the future of Ireland’s oldest professional event is hanging by a thread due to a clash of dates with next year’s JP McManus Invitational at Adare Manor.