Turner leads home challenge in Ballymena
Asian Tour, Challenge Tour, European Tour, Europro Tour, EPD Tour, Irish Region or amateur - Ireland's menagerie of pro golfers got off to a generally positive start in the Northern Ireland Open in Association with Sphere Global and Ulster Bank at Galgorm Castle.
Rory McIlroy's old foe Simon Ward hits the front in Spain
Motor racing fan Simon Ward scorched off the grid to hit the front on the Gecko Pro Tour in Spain. Nearly nine years after losing to Rory McIlroy in a playoff for the Mullingar Scratch Cup, the 28-year old former international from Carrickmacross fired a six under par 66 to lead after the first round at Torrequebrada at the Parador de Malaga.