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Golf - Yesterday’s News

Out of Bounds: Only Rory knows if his round with Trump was an unnecessary distraction

McIlroy lives in a different world than the rest of us, so should we be surprised a round with POTUS is part of it?

Golf - Monday 20 February, 2017

The Open Championship is heading back to Royal St George's

Sandwich has played host to 14 previous Open Championships and will get the honour again in three years.

Johnson on top of the world after Genesis Open win No1

Johnson on top of the world after Genesis Open win

The American moved ahead of Jason Day in the world rankings after a five-shot victory at Riviera.

Golf - Sunday 19 February, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through a lens.

Golf - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Johnson hits the front at Genesis Open as Lowry withdraws

The American is looking for his first win of the season while also closing in on top spot in the world rankings.

Golf - Friday 17 February, 2017

Mixed fortunes for the Irish as play is suspended at Genesis Open

Jordan Spieth enhanced his chances of claiming back-to-back wins before the severe winds brought an early end to Day Two in California.

We'll Leave it There So: Sexton on track for France, Dan Carter apologises and all today's sport

Plus, Dublin and Kerry’s showdown in the football league is already sold-out.

Golf - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Padraig Harrington conjures superb opening round in California and is three off the lead

The Dubliner is in Pacific Palisades for the latest round of the PGA Tour along with Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell.

Golf - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Out of Bounds: European Tour introduces new 'revolutionary' format this week

Here’s our weekly preview of what’s happening on both sides of the Atlantic.

Woods cancels news conference as he tries to rest back and stop spasms

The former world number one’s agent insists he’ll recover.

Golf - Monday 13 February, 2017

Mental skills: Your journey to becoming more resilient starts here

Jason Brennan is back with an examination of the factors that go into being a resilient competitor.

Shane Lowry puts up a decent showing in California as Spieth takes Pebble Beach Pro-Am

The Offaly native finished in 14th place while Seamus Power was further down the leaderboard.

Golf - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Spieth grabs clubhouse lead at weather-delayed Pebble Beach

It was a frustrating day for the Irish.

Golf - Friday 10 February, 2017

We'll Leave it There So: Liverpool punish The Sun, Ireland call on Best back-up and all today's sport Friday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: Liverpool punish The Sun, Ireland call on Best back-up and all today's sport

Plus, Gareth Bale looks set to be fit for Wales’ crucial World Cup qualifier with Ireland in March.

Back spasms have forced Tiger Woods to withdraw from the next two PGA events

Woods only returned from a 16-month absence in December.

Shane Lowry and Seamus Power are just two shots back at rain-hit Pebble Beach

Rick Lamb, Seung-Yul Noh and Joel Dahmen top the pile.

Golf - Thursday 9 February, 2017

I'll never 'feel great' again, says Tiger Woods

But the former world number one says he still hopes to be able to compete for titles.

Out of Bounds: Why the Pebble Beach Pro-Am is golf's best* non-Major

*Well, it’s the most fun at least.

Golf - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

OCI presidency candidate claims 'five or six' sports federations have colluded ahead of vote

Bernard O’Byrne has attacked the lack of transparency and openness before tomorrow’s ballot.

Golf - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Garcia leads from start to finish to claim victory in the Dubai Desert Classic

The Spaniard will move back into the world top ten with the win.

Shane Lowry gave out cans of Guinness to fans at the Phoenix Open

The Offaly man is six shots off the lead in Arizona.

Golf - Saturday 4 February, 2017

McDowell chasing leader Garcia after extreme winds cause delay in Dubai

It was another fine display by the Spaniard, who is in command after two rounds.

Lowry in the hunt at Phoenix Open as Steele and An share the lead

The Offaly man is five shots off the lead in Arizona.

Golf - Friday 3 February, 2017

Shane Lowry in contention as Matt Kuchar earns Phoenix Open lead

Lowry is five shots off the pace after the opening round in Arizona.

Time to retire? Another setback for Woods as back spasms force him out of Dubai Desert Classic

The 41-year-old has withdrawn with injury after playing the opening round.

Golf - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Shane Lowry is well-placed after a decent opening as the PGA heads to Phoenix

The Offaly native managed four birdies for a share of 17th place.

'I didn't hit the ball very well' - Tiger Woods makes poor start in Dubai

Sergio Garcia led the tournament at the halfway stage of the opening round.

Golf - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Strength-based thinking can help you build self-esteem and perform better

Mental skills coach Jason Brennan’s latest column details the process of SBT.

Golf - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Paul Dunne slips off the pace but still in contention for a top ten finish in Qatar

The Wicklow golfer is six off the lead.

Take the weekend off: Tiger's comeback stalls as he misses Torrey Pines cut

“Playing tournament golf is a bit different to playing with your buddies in a cart. “

Golf - Friday 27 January, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Cora Staunton is back, Nadal and Federer to meet again and all today's sport

We round-up what happened in the sporting world today.

Woods 11 shots off the pace after 'tough' first round back on the PGA Tour

“I fought my tail off out there, I fought hard,” the 14-time major champion insisted at Torrey Pines.

Golf - Thursday 26 January, 2017

McDowell makes a strong start to the year as he rediscovers his form in Qatar

Paul Dunne is also in contention after an opening round 67.

Golf - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Tiger Woods announces which golf clubs he'll be playing with in 2017

The 14-time Major winner joins TaylorMade’s impressive roster of players.

McDowell admits he 'hasn't been good enough' after tumble down the world rankings

The Northern Irishman begins his season in Qatar this week.

Rory McIlroy reveals he can't even run at the moment, let alone swing a golf club

It’s not exactly ideal Masters preparation for the former world number one.

Golf - Monday 23 January, 2017

Stress fracture rules McIlroy out of Dubai Desert Classic and showdown with Woods

It’s the second successive tournament the world number two will miss.

We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt unveils squad, Kerry legend retires and today's sport Monday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt unveils squad, Kerry legend retires and today's sport

Meanwhile, Arsene Wenger is charged, Ryan Mason gets a hospital visit from Chelsea pair and Limerick continue their recruitment drive.

Golf - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Fleetwood holds off big guns as Dunne falters in Abu Dhabi

A first win since 2013 arrived for Tommy Fleetwood as US Open champion Dustin Johnson fell just short.

Golf - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Dunne remains in the hunt in Abu Dhabi ahead of tomorrow's final round

Tyrrell Hatton is the man to catch in Abu Dhabi, with Dustin Johnson among a clutch of players in striking distance from the leader.

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