Jimmy Heggarty

O'Hagan facing final round test

Joint leader Wraith Grant drives at Pestana Golf Resort’s Vale da Pinta course. Picture courtesy Phil Inglis PhotographyPeter O’Hagan must produce some final round fireworks if he is to earn his European Senior Tour card at the Qualifying School Finals in Portugal.

O'Hagan digs deep at Senior Q-School

Peter O’Hagan is still in with a chance of winning his European Senior Tour cardNewry’s Peter O’Hagan fired five birdies in a two under par 69 to keep his hopes of winning a European Senior Tour card alive on the second day of the Qualifying School Final in Portugal.

Walton challenging on Senior debut

Philip Walton was pleased to shoot 69 on his European Senior Tour debut in Mallorca. Picture ©Getty ImagesPhilip Walton made an impressive start to his Senior Tour career when he opened with a two under par 69 to lie just one shot off the lead in the Mallorca Open Senior Open.

Q School woe for Heggarty

Jimmy HeggartyA nightmare final round cost Jimmy Heggarty dearly as he missed out on a Senior Tour card for 2012 at Qualifying School in Portugal.

After opening rounds of 70, 71 and 70 had put the Claremorris man in contention, a final-round 78 saw him tumble from two under par to five over, well adrift of the qualifying mark at Vale da Pinta.

Record-breaking Ruangkit seals brilliant hat-trick

Another week on the European Senior Tour, another win for Boonchu Ruangkit. The Thai ace made it three wins in three starts as he charged from four behind to clinch the Berenberg Bank Masters in South Africa by three shots.

Sparkling Ruangkit continues Senior Tour domination

When Tiger Woods was at the height of his powers it was often said that the rest of the field were simply playing for second place behind him, that’s how it must feel on the European Senior Tour at present, as Boonchu Ruangkit continued his amazing run of form with a four under par round of 69 to lead the Berenberg Bank Masters after day one.

Record-breaker Boonchu wins by eleven

Thailand’s Boonchu Ruangkit romped to a record-breaking 11-shotThailand’s Boonchu Ruangkit rewrote the European Senior Tour history books when he romped to a stunning 11 shot victory in the Chang Thailand Senior Masters presented by ISPS.

Boonchu on course for back-to-back wins

Boonchu Ruangkit continued his superb form to lead the Chang Thailand Senior Masters. Denis O’Sullivan and Jimmy Heggarty went backwards but home hero Boonchu Ruangkit surged ahead in his bid for back-to-back European Senior Tour victories in Thailand.

O'Sullivan finds form as red-hot Ruangkit shines in Thailand

Boonchu Ruangkit tried kick-boxing as a young man but gave it up after being knocked out cold in his third bout.

Denis O’Sullivan put last week’s poor performance in Brunei behind him to notch six birdies in an opening round of three under par 69 in the Chang Thailand Senior Masters in Nakhonpathom.

Heggarty and O'Sullivan endure tough start in Brunei

Denis O’Sullivan and Jimmy Heggarty have a mountain to climb to get back into contention after suffering back-nine collapses on the first day of the Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters.

Little-known Boonchu Ruangkit of Thailand and Australia’s David Merriman share top spot after they signed for rounds of seven under par 64, but the two Irishmen in the field had to settle for 75s despite both reaching the turn in level par.

O'Sullivan slips back as Harwood wins in Castellon

Denis O'Sullivan is still waiting for his first win since 2005 after a closing 75 smashed his chances of lifting the OKI Castellόn Senior Tour Championship.

The 61-year old Cork veteran was just two shots off the pace starting the day but finished tied for ninth with Des Smyth on five under - eight shots behind Australia's Mike Harwood.

Bad day for Smyth and Darcy

Eamonn Darcy and Des Smyth endured a tortuous day in the second round of the Senior Open at Sunningdale.

Smyth had surprised himself by shooting 66 in the first round but he could only manage a four over 74 on Friday that left him on level par, 11 strokes behind record-setting leader Fred Funk. But Darcy missed the cut despite a sensational start to his second round.