Irish and Int’l Golf News from RTE

  • Golf calls time on the armchair busybodies
    on December 11, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    Padraig Harrington and Lexis Thompson are two golfers who may be happy to hear the TV busybodies will no longer have a say in officiating of the game. […]

  • Maiden European Tour win for India's Sharma
    on December 11, 2017 at 10:09 am

    Shubhankar Sharma held his nerve to sign for a closing 69 and win a first European Tour title at the weather-delayed Joburg Open. […]

  • Lowry & McDowell just fall short in QBE Shootout
    on December 10, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    Ireland's Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell came out all guns blazing in the final round of the QBE Shootout, but they were beaten to glory by Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair, who clinched the title by two shots following a flawless eight-under-par. […]

  • Sharma's wait for a European win goes to Monday
    on December 10, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    Shubhankar Sharma will have to wait until Monday to try to seal his first European Tour win after storms in South Africa sent the Joburg Open into a fifth day. […]

  • Lowry and McDowell share the lead in Florida
    on December 9, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell will start the final day of the QBE Shootout with a share of the lead after a blistering second-round 64 in Naples, Florida. […]

  • Sharma on course for first European Tour win
    on December 9, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    India's Shubhanker Sharma produced a birdie-fuelled 65 to claim a five-shot lead at the European Tour's Joburg Open on Saturday to enter the final round with an excellent chance of claiming a maiden professional title. […]

  • Stricker and O'Hair on top at the QBE Shootout
    on December 9, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair built on a swift start to produce a 15-under par 57 as they took a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the QBE Shootout in Naples, Florida. […]

  • McIlroy to undertake busy build-up to 2018 Masters
    on December 9, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Rory McIlroy has announced he will play at least seven events in early 2018 in a busy build-up to the US Masters, where he will attempt to complete the grand slam of major titles in April. […]

  • Moynihan misses cut in Joburg Open but hails great year
    on December 8, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Tapio Pulkkanen carded a bogey-free 64 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Joburg Open while Gavin Moynihan just misses the cut after a Round 2 69. […]

  • Davidse rises from hospital bed to lead at Joburg Open
    on December 7, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    South African Keenan Davidse overcame illness to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Joburg Open. […]