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Shane Lowry Sinks Stunning Putt To Take The Lead At The Open

Shane Lowry is top of the leaderboard at the Open Championship in Royal Portrush. The Offaly man has had two brilliant days at the prestigious tournament. Lowry shot an impressive 67 on the course in Antrim on Thursday, to leave himself one behind overnight leader J.B. Holmes on -4. He followed that round with an excellent showing on Friday afternoon. …

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Rickie Fowler Warned Not To Wear Orange At The Open

rickie fowler

The 148th Open Championship in Portrush has taken on extra special meaning this year due to its location. It is the first Open to be staged in Northern Ireland since 1951 which is in large part due to the ‘The Troubles’ and the legacy that has been left behind and still lingers on in various parts of the British state. …

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Disastrous Open Start For McIlroy Following Quadruple Bogey On First

Rory McIlroy could hardly have contemplated a worse possible start to this year’s Open Championship in Portrush. One of the favourites heading into Thursday’s first day and equipped with a vast knowledge of the Royal Portrush course (including the course record of 61) McIlroy’s opening hole proved to be a disaster. The four-time major winner was greeted with cheers at …

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Conor McGregor Named Among Highest-Paid Celebrities For 2019

Conor McGregor has been named in the annual Forbes 100 highest-paid celebrities list. The Dubliner placed at No. 65 in the highly coveted list with earnings of €47M in total. McGregor earned an estimated €32M for his UFC 229 comeback fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, which he subsequently lost via fourth-round submission. The disclosed purse for October’s fight was €3M, however, …

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The Handicaps For GAA Stars Ahead Of Irish Open Pro-Am

Shane Lowry with Limerick's Cian Lynch

All eyes are on Lahinch, Co. Clare this week as the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open tees off on Thursday.  There will be no shortage of world-class golfers on display with Shane Lowry, Tommy Fleetwood, Graeme McDowell, Martin Kaymer, Thorbjorn Olesen, Danny Willett, Jon Rahm, Louis Oosthuizen and Ian Poulter just some of the names taking part. Of course, the …

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Tee Times & Pairings For Final Round Of US Open

McIlroy Tee Time

The final round of the US Open has already teed off and all eyes will be on Rory McIlroy as he bids to finally end his major drought which stretches back to 2014.  The Holywood native has shot a 68, 69 and 70 in the opening three rounds to leave him on -6 for the tournament, five shots behind the leader …

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Tee Times & Pairings Announced For US Open At Pebble Beach

US Open Tee Times

The tee times and pairings for the opening two rounds of the US Open have been announced.  Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will be the Irish representatives at the picturesque Pebble Beach course in California. First Round Thursday (All times Irish): Starting on the first hole 14:45 Sam Saunders, Carlos Ortiz (Mex, Marcus Fraser (Aus) 14:56 Scott Piercy, …

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