Ross Fisher

McIlroy still denied on the greens as China hails a new hero

Rory McIlroy doesn’t just have to worry about the putting brilliance of a Jordan Spieth or the emergence of another ball striking monster in the Jason Day mold. Now he’s got China on his mind.

McIlroy still denied on the greens as China hails a new hero

Power on the brink of PGA Tour glory

Seamus Power is in position at the second stage of the PGA Tour Q-School with a round to play. Seamus Power will have to block out the memories of his agonising one-stroke failure 12 months ago when he goes into the final round of his PGA Tour Q-School Stage Two qualifier with the final stage in his sights.

Tasty! Second helpings for brilliant Lowry

Shane Lowry shares a laugh with the head chef at the Tivoli Victoria following his win in the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura. Photo Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ieShane Lowry, roared on by a huge Irish contingent in the Vilamoura crowd, finally tasted victory as a professional with a thrilling one-shot win in the Portugal Masters.

Lowry in the mix as Harrington fades

Shane Lowry plays his second shot to the 18th in the third round of the Portugal Masters. Picture by Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ieShane Lowry remained on course for his first victory as a professional as Padraig Harrington went into reverse in the Portugal Masters at Oceânico Victoria Golf Course.

Pessimistic Pádraig on the prowl in Portugal

Padraig Harrington looks anxiously at his tee shot on the 18th in the first round at Vilamoura’s Oceanico Victoria course. Photo Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ieIt’s not often you hear Padraig Harrington use the words “died”, “disappointing”, “hurt” and “upset” in a post-round chat. Make that never.

McGinley proves he's still a player

Paul McGinley showed signs in Wales that he still has the game to win on tour. Picture Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.iePaul McGinley proved he’s more than just a businessman or a Ryder Cup captaincy contender when he closed with a flawless six under par 65 to share sixth place, two shots behind winner Thongchai Jaidee in the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor.

Monty just wild about Harrington

Ross Fisher burst into life alongside Padraig HarringtonColin Montgomerie is just wild about controversial wildcard Padraig Harrington.

The Irish ace took rookie Ross Fisher under his wing and delivered two massive wins to ease the pressure that had been heaped on his shoulders.

Harrington in the hunt

Padraig Harrington salved the wounds of the Kingdom’s All Ireland football championship demise when he produced another of his trademark battling performances to thrill the Kerry galleries and keep the home challenge for the 3 Irish Open on track at blustery Killarney.

Kearney signs with Horizon

Rookie Niall Kearney has joined former Ireland team mate Shane Lowry in the Horizon Sports Management stable.

The Dubliner, 21, signed with the Dublin-based management group this week and hopes to make his tour debut in Africa in January.

Fisher avoids the lead-filled glove

Ross Fisher reminded everyone why he might be England’s brightest major championship prospect when he clinched the Volvo World Match Play title with an impressive 4 and 3 victory over American Ryder Cup star Anthony Kim.

Ross Fisher and his Irish manager Conor Ridge, embrace on the 15th at Finca CortesinNot only did he lift the €750,000 top prize to move to fourth in the Race to Dubai, he also lifted huge weight off his shoulders with a victory that could prove to be a major stepping stone in every sense.