Tara Delaney

Casey hails woman's touch

Brian Casey hailed his girlfriend for her course knowledge as he took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Alps Tour Q-School in Spain. The Headfort star, 22, fired a two under 70 on the Asia Course at La Cala to lead by a shot on nine under par in the race for 35 full cards on the satellite circuit next season. 

Casey hails woman's touch

Casey hits the front at La Cala

Headfort’s Brian Casey fired eight birdies and an eagle in a seven under 65 to take a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Alps Tour Q-School in Spain. The former Mullingar Scratch Trophy winner, 22, picked up four birdies in his last seven holes.

Casey hits the front at La Cala

McVeigh hits the front thanks to eagle finish

Danielle McVeigh is tied for the lead on the LET Access Tour with a round to play in Sweden. Photo via LET.comDanielle McVeigh closed with a superb eagle three to grab a share of the lead in the Solvesborg Ladies Open hosted by Fanny Sunesson on the LET Access Tour in Sweden.

McVeigh ready to net tour card

Danielle McVeigh via daniellemcveigh.co.ukDanielle McVeigh hails from the fishing village of Kilkeel and she’s determined to net her Ladies European Tour card when she tees it up in the final stage of Lalla Aicha Tour School in Morocco on Thursday.

Memories can wait as Matthew sets pace

Leona Maguire in action on the opening day of the Ladies Irish Open at Killeen Castle. Photo Jenny Matthews/www.golffile.ieWhile it’s said that the key to happiness is a bad memory several member of the European side that recorded that sensational Solheim Cup victory over the United States last September might beg to differ.

Mixed bag for Irish at Q-School

Springfield Royal Country Club in Thailand is the venue for the final stage of the Asian Tour Qualifying School.Niall Turner made a strong start in his bid to retain his Asian Tour card but there was bad news for Tara Delaney as she missed the cut at the LET Q-School in Spain.

McVeigh set for Q-School build up in Murcia

Danielle McVeigh will get some perfect preparation for a double Q-School tilt next month when she tees it up in this week’s Murcia Ladies Open.

Hjorth leads as Maguire twins impress at wet Killeen Castle

Sweden’s Maria Hjorth battled tough conditions to shoot a five-under-par 67 and lead the AIB Ladies Irish Open by one shot from England’s Melissa Reid as Irish twins Lisa and Leona Maguire impressed with a matching pair of level par 72s.

Killeen Castle ready for strong AIB Ladies Irish Open field

Just a matter of days after the European Tour left Ireland behind after another successful 3 Irish Open, the Ladies European Tour arrives on Irish soil ready for this week’s AIB Ladies Irish Open.

Kavanagh falls back in Holland

Overnight leader Hazel Kavanagh slipped six shots off the pace entering the final round of the ABN AMRO Ladies Open in Holland.

The Dubliner, who led a Ladies European Tour event for the first time in her career following an opening 68, followed up with a three over par 75 to slip back to tied 17th on one-under.

Delaney and Walshe graduate at LET Q-School

Alison Walshe earned her Ladies European Tour cardCarlow's Tara Delaney survived a late scare to regain her Ladies European Tour card at the 72-hole Final Qualifying School in Spain.

But there was also a tour card for Galway born Alison Walshe, 24, who represented the USA in the 2008 Curtis Cup.

With an Irish heritage, Walshe could well be eligible to contend for a place on Alison Nicholas' European side for the 2011 Solheim Cup matches at Killeen Castle. This week, at least, she competed under the American flag.

Coakley moving forward despite French miss

Rebecca Coakley came up short in her bid to become the first Irish winner on the Ladies European Tour.

Two strokes off the lead entering the final round of the Randstad Open de France Dames, she closed with a one over par 73 to finish five strokes behind winner Nicole Gergely on eight under par.

As Gregely (67) became the first Austrian to win on the LET, Coakley can console herself with the fact that her hard work is starting to pay off after securing her best finish on tour for more than two years.

Coakley close to breakthrough win in France

Rebecca Coakley is within touching distance of Ireland's first win on the Ladies European Tour.

The Carlow player is just two strokes behind South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace entering the final round of the Randstad Open de France Dames.

Coakley fired seven birdies in a five under par 67 at Le Golf D’Arras near Lens to share second place with Germany's Anje Monke on nine-under par.

Pace, who is also trying to win her first Ladies European Tour event, had eight birdies and a bogey in a career low 65.

Gillen leads home challenge at Portmarnock Links

Big-hitting Martina Gillen fired a superb 69 to lead the Irish challenge and leave the Maguire twins in the shade in the AIB Ladies Irish Open at sun-kissed Portmarnock Links.

The Dubliner, 27, had five birdies and two bogeys to trail leaders Maria Hjorth of Sweden and Julie Greciet of France by just two shots on three under par.