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Rory McIlroy is staring down a 15-month winless streak with Collin Morikawa in his sights after a scintillating final seven holes on Saturday at The Concession

Equality at heart of first full Golf Ireland Board following todays AGM

Golf clubs heralded a new era for the sport in Ireland today as the AGM of Golf Ireland, with over 900 in attendance virtually, witnessed the ratification of the first full board for the new governing body with 46% female representation.

Stress free Maguire eases into the weekend of the opening LPGA event of the season

Leona Maguire is making the most of second home comforts as the Lake Nona member cruised into the weekend alongside Annika Sorenstam who made the cut playing her first event since 2008!

Paddy & Power set for weekend action in Puerto Rico

Seamus Power thrilled to get some weekend action at the Puerto Rico Open on the PGA Tour after a string of missed cuts

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Riviera leads by example in how to present a tournament course

Last week's Genesis venue rewarded good golf and penalised poor play. A simple formula that few courses on the Tour rota manage to get right

Play suspension highlights green speed stupidity at Riviera

Regular visitors to the West of Ireland Championship would've got a laugh seeing the pampered PGA Tour pros called in due to 35mph winds on Saturday, but how did those setting up Riviera get it so wrong?

Rory McIlroy versus Dustin Johnson via Shot Gain Data

When it comes to analysing performance, few sports offer more precise pointers than golf. Here's how Dustin Johnson fares against Rory McIlroy in the stats department. It's telling

No hope on the horizon & a lack of communication not helping

If the latest leaks around the country's reopening are to be believed, then it could be a long time before we're playing again. Sadly, the light at the end of the tunnel is getting harder to see

Is McIlroy taking on distractions he simply doesn’t need?

Rory McIlroy made history becoming the first non-American born elected chairman of the PGA Tour’s Players Advisory Committee, but what does McIlroy the player have to gain from the move?

Televised golf providing much needed tonic in frustrating times

With positivity in short supply of late, solace can be found on our TV screens at least as the game's best get into their groove. This week's Genesis looks set to top the excitement of what's come before, and that's saying something

Is this golf’s harshest rule?  

The rules of golf are perhaps the strictest of any sport and they're often the most frustrating, not least this past week at the AT&T where penalties were handed out to players underserving of punishment

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Titleist introduce their Vokey Design SM8 wedges in slate blue finish

Master Wedge Craftsman Bob Vokey has always stressed the importance of players having confidence in their wedge at address, and finish plays a key role in that

Wilson launch new Tour Grind Wedge

Designed in collaboration with Staff Tour players for greenside precision, the Tour Grind sole model joins the traditional wedge and the Hi-Toe version in the Wilson Staff Model wedge line-up

Titleist complete TSi Driver line-up with TSi1 and TSi4

Whether it's low spin in a smaller profile or maximum distance for slow swing speeds, the new Titleist TSi1 and TSi4 drivers offer performance benefits at opposite ends of the player spectrum

TaylorMade bring more zip to its Hi-Toe wedge line with a Raw finish

TaylorMade has expanded its the Hi-Toe lineup, giving you more lofts and more bounce options. And the entire line is going with a raw face, with full heel-to-toe grooves on the higher lofts

Miura Golf introduces PI-401, bringing Miura quality to golfers of all skill levels

The PI-401 makes it possible for golfers of all levels to experience the renowned sound, feel and performance of a Miura iron

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Big changes spell bright future for Olivia Mehaffey

We caught up with the world amateur number 17 to talk about the challenges of 2020, from dealing with online trolls to an unexpected fifth year at ASU that might just prove her most important ahead of turning pro

Power Play – an interview with Kilkenny’s Mark Power

Before playing all four days at the Irish Open, we sat down with Mark to discuss everything from once outplaying the latest European Tour sensation to the sandwich that cost him at this year’s Amateur!

25 years and still the same Harrington 

25 years since turning professional, a now 49-year old Padraig Harrington shares his memories of the Irish Open and the secret that led him to home success at Adare Manor in 2007

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Skechers launch its 2021 men’s performance footwear range

New Designs Combine Innovative Performance Technology with Skechers’ Signature Comfort making this their most comprehensive performance golf shoe line-up ever

Payntr Golf makes its debut with the launch of its new performance footwear

The Payntr X 001 F golf shoe offers players a competitive advantage from the ground up by utilising a unique traction system born out of biomechanical insights

Galvin Green unveils its ‘GameDay’ collection for 2021

Galvin Green have unveiled Part One of their 2021 line up of apparel with product sustainability at the heart of the collection

PUMA Golf launch Arnold Palmer collaboration – A collection that embodies “The King”

Inspired in part by the iconic “Arnold Palmer” drink, a mixture of sweet lemonade and cool iced tea, the newest iteration of the collection combines hi-tech, modern fabrics with a sophisticated take on Mr. Palmer’s signature style

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