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    • A proud day for Japan

      A proud day for Japan

      Hideki Matsuyama has been tipped to light the Olympic torch this summer in Tokyo. Whether that happens or not, no doubt he’s lit a fire under the fairway ambitions of an already golf mad nation of Japan

      Eamonn Darcy did not have a loop

      Eamonn Darcy did not have a loop

      ‘Eamonn hardly looped at all. His idiosyncrasy was no more than his right elbow ‘popping out’ as he gathered full power to apply a ferocious blow in the hitting area; the result of playing the game almost entirely with his right hand and arm’

      Matthew Wolff versus Jimmy Bruen  

      Matthew Wolff versus Jimmy Bruen  

      ‘There has been plenty of hogwash talk on TV lately accompanied by grainy film replays illustrating Matthew Wolff’s ‘loopy golf swing’ and how similar it is to the swing of former Irish great, Jimmy Bruen. Pay no heed. It’s a load of bunkum’

      A lesson with Pete Cowen

      A lesson with Pete Cowen

      Rory McIlroy will hope swing guru Pete Cowen holds the key to unlocking his swing in time for the Masters but our own Ivan Morris experienced a lesson from Cowen long before the four-time Major winner

      Golf resumes across England. Are we next?

      Golf resumes across England. Are we next?

      ‘With the Easter holidays in full swing, there is a reluctance to give anything the green light, let alone golf, with a staged easing of restrictions preferred, likely meaning the earliest realistic date for golf’s return in the ROI is April 12th’

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