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While you were away

The story of a golf journalist who turned off his screen to escape social media only to come back and write about it so he could post on social media and be a slave to his screen

The often unseen side of life on the PGA Tour

Professional sport is littered with stories that are hard to tell and even harder to hear but surely this one is more a cry for help - hopefully someone can step in and give Grayson Murray the assistance he needs

If there’s a 2021 award for golf’s luckiest and unluckiest golfer it must be Jon Rahm

Jon Rahm is having a pretty dramatic year, becomes a new father, tests positive for Covid-19 and withdraws mid-tournament at Memorial with a huge lead, wins the US Open, qualifies for the Olympics and then tests positive for Covid again

Saying goodbye to Covid rules

For the most part Covid-related rules have been an inconvenience for golfers but perhaps there is merit in keeping some of them if they speed up play, make things easier for amateurs and make the game more equitable

Selecting the Ryder Cup teams

The two teams are beginning to take shape ahead of this year's Ryder Cup, however, much uncertainty remains surrounding the Captains' picks. We try to narrow down the search here for teams USA and Europe

Power returns home triumphant to his beloved West Waterford club

Seamus Power enjoyed a heroes welcome at West Waterford Golf Club as he returned a PGA Tour winner. The celebrations have clearly been good, and they're not over yet.

Tricks of the mind – The mental side of golf

To quote George Thomas: "Golf is a game of balance: body and mind need to be in sync to play one’s best golf." The million dollar question, however, is, how do we get there?

From E-Tour to The Tour: A Power-ful journey worth reliving

From the nail-biting money games of the E Golf Tour to the Pearly Gates of the PGA Tour winners' circle, it's been quite the ride for Seamus Power, and the journey's only getting started

How The Shark’s 1993 Open win gave bite to my golf reporting career

When Australian Greg Norman captured the 1993 Open Championship at Royal St. George's, our own man on the ground, Bernie McGuire was just embarking on his own career inside the ropes. Almost thirty years later and he still can't get enough

McIlroy says he’s found something, and I believe him

'I feel like I figured something out on Sunday here, which has been really good. I hit the ball great on the range yesterday, and I hit the ball well today on the course. I feel good about where I am going into the week'

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