Golf

Limerick native Maeve Danaher wins Dunhill Links Pro-Am title

By Benjamin Geary / October 5, 2021 /

The Limerick native made history when she became the first woman to win the team event in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at the home of golf in St Andrews. Danaher, partnered with Belfast’s Michael Hoey, carded rounds of 62 at Kingsbarns, 67 at St Andrews and 63 at Carnoustie before finishing with an impressive…

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Top 5 Ryder Cup moments

By Benjamin Geary / September 22, 2021 /

The Ryder Cup returns this this weekend, and to celebrate I’ve compiled my top five moments from golf’s most unique tournament. Whether you’re a fan of golf or not, the Ryder Cup is an event difficult not to enjoy. The continental tournament could not be more different than a major or regular tour event. Players…

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Hockey the highlight as Upton and co face India: Team Ireland Olympic schedule Friday July 30th

By Mark Reilly / July 29, 2021 /

Friday Kicks off with Team Ireland partaking in golf as Rory McIlroy tees off at 12.25am, with Shane Lowry following up as he will begin his round at 12.41am. Daniel Wiffen will begin his 1,500m heat at 11.48am while Danielle Hill Swims in her 50m freestyle heat at 11.38am. Ireland Women’s Hockey side will look…

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Séamus Power claims first PGA Tour win

By Benjamin Geary / July 19, 2021 /

After 106 starts on the PGA Tour, Waterford’s Seamus Power claims his first win on tour in an epic sudden-death playoff at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky. Séamus Power and his fellow tour competitor JT Poston, tee’d up for an extra six holes in order to decide the winner of the 2021 Barbasol Championship in…

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WATCH: Top Tips on Goal Setting from LPGA’s Leona Maguire

By Benjamin Geary / July 8, 2021 /

Today, KPMG released the second video of its Performance Series with Irish professional golfer Leona Maguire. In this video, Maguire, who will compete with Team Ireland at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, discusses the importance of setting achievable goals and how they help her to maintain focus on her routine, wherever she is in the world.…

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Limerick’s Rathbane Golf Course Is Named All-Ireland All-Star Public Golf Course for a Second Year

By Benjamin Geary / July 7, 2021 /

Rathbane Golf Course has been named the All-Ireland All Star Public Golf Course for the second year in a row.  The 18-hole parkland course is owned by Limerick City and County Council and managed by Mack Trading Ltd.  Associated with the course is Rathbane Golf Club which has a club membership of four hundred Men,…

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Lucas Herbert Clutches the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

By Benjamin Geary / July 4, 2021 /

Lucas Herbert is the winner of the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet Estate, after carding a cool 4 under 68 in his final round of the tournament. Herbert’s biggest threat going into the final round was his playing partner Johannes Veerman, who was just one shot back after round 3. However…

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Open 2021: Round 3

By Benjamin Geary / July 3, 2021 /

Round 3 of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open was anything but boring as Australian Lucas Herbert managed to keep his top spot on the leaderboard. Herbert goes into the final round with just a one shot lead as the race to the trophy begins to heat up, American Johannes Veerman is just one shot…

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Open 2021: Round 2

By Benjamin Geary / July 2, 2021 /

Round 2 of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open got underway early this morning and it was anything but predictable. The leaderboard after round 2 is vastly different than it was after round 1, and with so many players gunning for top spots, rounds 3 and 4 are not to be missed. Englishman Dale Whitnell…

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Open 2021: Round 1

By Benjamin Geary / July 2, 2021 /

Round 1 of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open got underway today at Mount Juliet Estate in county Kilkenny, and there was no shortage of action. Former US Open winner Martin Kaymer took an early lead with 3 under through 3. Kaymer’s bogey free back nine cemented his place in the top ten after round…

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