Irish and Int’l Golf News from RTE

  • Justin Thomas loses sponsor after homophobic slur
    on January 16, 2021 at 9:20 am

    Clothing company Ralph Lauren has terminated its sponsorship of Justin Thomas following the American's homophobic slur during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions. […]

  • Nick Taylor takes two-shot lead at Sony Open
    on January 16, 2021 at 8:34 am

    Canada's Nick Taylor carded an eight-under 62 to soar to the top of the leaderboard at the half-way mark of the Sony Open in Hawaii, while Ireland's Seamus Power missed the cut. […]

  • Argentinian golfer Angel Cabrera arrested in Brazil
    on January 15, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    Argentinean golfer Angel Cabrera, a two-time major winner, was arrested in Brazil on Thursday in connection with assault charges levelled against him in his homeland, police and diplomats said. […]

  • Three share the lead at Sony Open in Hawaii
    on January 15, 2021 at 6:45 am

    Americans Peter Malnati and Jason Kokrak, and Chile's Joaquin Niemann shot rounds of eight-under 62 to share the lead after day one of the Sony Open in Hawaii, while Ireland's Seamus Power is eight shots off the pace. […]

  • Seamus Power added to Sony Open field
    on January 13, 2021 at 6:50 am

    Seamus Power has been added to the field for this week's Sony Open in Hawaii. […]

  • Augusta to allow limited number of fans at 2021 Masters
    on January 12, 2021 at 5:52 pm

    Augusta National have announced they intend to allow a limited number of spectators to attend the 2021 Masters in April. […]

  • Bogey-man Trump out-of-bounds with American golf
    on January 12, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    Nothing could have hurt Donald Trump more than the news that his most loyal of constituencies was turning on him […]

  • Harris English wins in Hawaii with birdie in play-off
    on January 11, 2021 at 6:54 am

    Harris English, who birdied five of the last eight holes to get into a play-off, won the Sentry Tournament of Champions over Joaquin Niemann with a birdie on the first extra hole on Sunday in Kapalua, Hawaii. […]

  • Trump National Golf Club stripped of PGA Championship
    on January 11, 2021 at 6:42 am

    Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, which is owned by US President Donald Trump, has been stripped of the 2022 PGA Championship. […]

  • Thomas apologises for using offensive term
    on January 10, 2021 at 10:52 am

    Justin Thomas issued an apology and faces a possible fine from the PGA Tour after the defending champion uttered a homophobic slur after missing a five-foot putt on the fourth hole during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Saturday. […]