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The latest to feature in our Ryder Cup legends series is perhaps the only American to have outplayed and outwitted Seve Ballesteros in the famous biennial event

Luttrellstown leaves its mark on 2020 Irish Golfer Series

Luttrellstown Castle left a lasting impression on the latest Irish Golfer Event field as the Series swept into the capital for the first time this year on Sunday

JT “P*ssed off” after handing Workday title to Morikawa

"I had a three shot lead with three to go and just completely handed it over to Collin," said a visibly frustrated Justin Thomas after his playoff loss to Collin Morikawa

Warren claims remarkable win as Moynihan signs off well in Austria

Scot Marc Warren carried his own bag to victory after his full-time caddy, Ken Herring was ruled out having failed to receive results of a Covid test

Top 100

Best 100 Golf Holes in Ireland

Kevin Markham, golf course writer and photographer, and Ally McIntosh, golf course architect, identify Ireland’s Best 100 Holes for Irish Golfer Magazine. Before you start reading, pick your 3 favourite holes in Ireland. Did they make it?
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Tour News

McDowell on the move as Lowry fades at Workday Open

Graeme McDowell was headed in the right direction but it was a frustrating moving day shift for Shane Lowry on day three of the Workday Charity Open

No moving day joy for Moynihan in Austria

The blistering sun was replaced with rain on day three at Diamond Country Club with Gavin Moynihan carding a three over par round to drop down the leaderboard

November date locked in for Magical Kenya Open

The Kenya Open Golf Limited and the European Tour have announced the Magical Kenya Open has been rescheduled to take place from November 12-15 at Karen Country Club

Latest Podcast

Irish Golfer Podcast – S1 Ep 4 – Niall Horan

The Mullingar man chats everything golf, from this year's Masters to getting starstruck meeting his idols and how his golf management company, Modest! Golf is helping to grow the game

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Open Championship’s top-5 Greatest Misses

In the absence of real, live Open golf this month, we're counting down five of the greatest horror shows witnessed in the pursuit of the acclaimed Claret Jug

Doug Edgar: The unluckiest of them all?

Few golfers today would have heard of possibly the unluckiest of them all but here's the story of James Douglas Edgar, the Newcastle man who was destined to become the best player in the world

Dawn of the Planet of the Ape

Love him or loathe him, Bryson DeChambeau has become the biggest story in golf but was it science or a bruised ego that sparked his rapid weight gain?

Open Championship – Top-10 Greatest Hits – #1

We've reached top spot in our list of Open Championship greatest hits. At number one, could we possibly have given it to anybody else?!

Empty galleries at the Memorial as time runs out for the Ryder Cup

While the PGA Tour pulled the plug on an army of spectators invading Memorial, our ears remain pricked for Ryder Cup organisers to finally make a decision over the fate of this year's tournament

GUI/ILGU News

Final few places available for the Newry, Mourne & Down Trophy 2020

In the year of the Staycation, golf enthusiasts need look no further than this three-day tournament that finishes with a flourish on the fairways of Royal County Down

Gladiators, ready? Inter-club draws published

Draws for the AIG Senior Cup, AIG Junior Cup, AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, Under-18 Inter-Club Championship and a number of provincial competitions are now available to view

Revised Fixture List for 2020 as Championships and Inter-Club events resume

The Golfing Union of Ireland has issued a number of revisions to its fixtures for 2020 as plans continue for the resumption of championship and inter-club activity at the end of July
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Club News

Blainroe Plays in Pink for Breast Cancer Research

2019 was another huge year for 'Play in Pink' with over €160,000 raised from 130 golf days all over Ireland. Why not get your club involved for the 2020 campaign?

Look no further than your local golf club for Father’s Day gift ideas

If you’ve left your Father’s Day gift buying down to the last minute, don’t fret, your local golf club has got you covered
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Equipment

Keep up to date with the latest releases from all major golf brands.

Shot Scope unveils V3 performance tracking and GPS watch

The new high-performing unisex V3 watch is sure to fit comfortably on the wrist of any golfer and boasts accurate readings to 30 centimeters

Music to our ears – Bushnell Golf introduces Wingman GPS Speaker

The all-in-one device gives golfers access to their favourite music while still providing them audible distance information on the course

Motocaddy M7 remote offers even more hands-free control

Motocaddy is introducing a new M7 Remote trolley that gives golfers a superb hands-free option for transporting clubs on the golf course

Cleveland Golf lifts curtain on latest flagship wedge, the RTX ZipCore

“Cleveland wedges are always just beautiful looking clubs, and this one is no different,” said 2019 Open Champion Shane Lowry

Take Pride in your grips with all new MCC Teams collection

First revealed in January, Golf Pride is expanding its popular MCC family of hybrid grips with the new MCC Teams collection

Feature Interviews

Big Interview – James Sugrue – Mallow and mellow for life 

The Amateur Champion recalls that famous week in Portmarnock, potential Augusta practice partners and his secret weapon named Jimmy

Recovering Dunne knows fast start will be key when golf gets green light

If you missed our Paul Dunne podcast launch, here the former European Tour winner opens up about a season where he lost his Tour card and outlines his plans for a comeback

Silver linings – The Big Interview with Paul Dunne

Taken from our freshly launched podcast debut with the former European Tour winner, KPMG Ambassador Paul Dunne opens up about a season where he lost his Tour card and outlines his plans for a comeback

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Galvin Green hits the shelves with eye-catching 2020 range

Galvin Green has turned to the ‘Science of Excellence’ for inspiration for its 2020 Part Two clothing range launched this month

Get in the Zone with Ecco Golf

Looking to upgrade your footwear for the 2020 season? Zonal support redefined as Ecco’s S-Three takes performance technology to the next level

Galvin Green brings out biggest ever Junior range

Premium golf apparel brand Galvin Green has introduced its biggest ever range of high-performance clothing aimed at young golfers for the 2020 season

Footjoy delivers comprehensive spikeless line-up for 2020

Footjoy's latest offering boasts more comfort, versatility and durability with a range of models to suit all golfers

Travel

Clubs to Hire celebrates 10 years in business

2020 hasn't been an easy year so it's great to see a small Irish business celebrating such a milestone event

Ireland’s Iconic Golf Sights

Iconic sights are those elements that give a round something extra special. Here's ten of the best that Ireland has to offer. Did we miss any?
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Irish PGA News

McCormack claims Straffan Golf Club Pro-Am sponsored by CFM Group

Brian McCormack carded a six-under par 66 to claim the opening Pro-Am of the PGA in Ireland season hosted at the newly named Palmer South Course at The K Club

K Club to host €10,000 Irish Golfer Shootout supported by BMW & Modest! Golf

Boasting a €10,000 prize fund, the event is open to all male and female Irish professionals from all tours and categories as well as the 2019/20 Team Ireland amateur panels from the GUI and ILGU

McGrane & Moriarty earn spots in this year’s Irish Open

There may be no current date confirmed for this year's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open but when we get one, both Damien McGrane and Colm Moriarty can pencil it in to their respective calendars
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