Home favourite Rory McIlroy suffered a nightmare start, including an opening-hole quadruple bogey, while Ireland’s Shane Lowry took the clubhouse lead.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry shot a four under par 67 to claim a share of the lead at the British Open on eight under as 15-time major winner Tiger Woods and pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy missed the cut on Friday.
Dubai: Stars from the 2018 European Ryder Cup team will look to take the limelight once again this week as the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open gets underway on Thursday at the picturesque Lahinch Golf Club in Co. Clare on the west coast of the Emerald Isle. Spanish World No.11 Jon Rahm, who won the Dubai Duty
Local favourite Padraig Harrington gave the large crowd gathered in Lahinch plenty to cheer as he carded a blistering opening round of seven under par 63 to take a two shot lead into the second round of the Irish Open.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry delighted the Royal Portrush crowds as he seized a four-shot lead at the end of the third round at the British Open on Saturday. The 32-year-old Offaly man shot a hugely-impressive eight-under par 63 for his round and 16-under for the tournament to put one hand on the Claret Jug at Portrush.
Tiger Woods ended his 11-year wait for a 15th major title at the Masters. Now the golf world is wondering whether the hunt to overhaul Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 major titles is back on. The cheers and raw emotion of Woods’ victory at Augusta National on Sunday
England’s Matt Wallace defeated Scotland’s Sandy Lyle in a playoff to win Wednesday’s Par-3 Contest on the eve of the Masters and risk the winner’s curse at Augusta National.
President Donald Trump and Barack Obama were among those hailing Tiger Woods on social media after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday.
Tiger Woods thrilled Augusta National by leaping into contention in Friday’s second round of the Masters, firmly putting himself in the hunt for a historic 15th major title and fifth green jacket.