Walker Cup

Band of Brothers (and smiling assassins) live the Walker Cup dream

In truth, the evidence was there from the moment he ran through his team the Monday after the US Amateur. Nigel Edwards, the most successful GB&I Walker Cup captain in the game alongside Peter McEvoy, knew what he wanted and got it

Band of Brothers (and smiling assassins) live the Walker Cup dream

Walker Cup countdown - Hurley, Hume, Dunne, Moynihan and Sharvin speak about the challenge ahead

The Golfing Union of Ireland caught up with Gavin Moynihan, Gary Hurley, Jack Hume, Cormac Sharvin and Paul Dunne at Portmarnock last week to speak about this week's Walker Cup matches at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

Walker Cup countdown - Hurley, Hume, Dunne, Moynihan and Sharvin speak about the challenge ahead

Round-up: Walker Cup quintet; Clandeboye Pro-Am; Irish Mixed Foursomes

Ireland's quintet of recently selected Walker Cup players gathered at Portmarnock on Wednesday for a friendly game where they were joined by GUI National Coach Neil Manchip, world No 22 Shane Lowry and Challenge Tour player Ruadhri McGee ahead of next week's matches at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

Round-up: Walker Cup quintet; Clandeboye Pro-Am; Irish Mixed Foursomes

Horsfield absence a blow for GB&I

The mystery surrounding Sam Horsfield’s decision to stand down from the GB&I Walker Cup team for “personal reasons” — “very personal reasons” according to his University of Florida college coach of a few days, JC Deacon — is not only bad news for GB&I, it also creates an unhelpful void

Horsfield absence a blow for GB&I

Walker Cup: Band of brothers "fuelled the fire" for each other says skipper

Brotherly bonding as much as individual brilliance was the key to Irish golf securing an historic five-strong presence in the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup side to face the United States at Royal Lytham and St Annes from September 12-13.

Walker Cup: Band of brothers "fuelled the fire" for each other says skipper