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Rory McIlroy: A World Class Talent We Love To Hate

Get lost Rory Mcllroy! You’re only a turncoat! And a West Brit! You’re not even Irish! Get back to your home country (wherever that is) and don’t bother trying to declare for us again. Rory Mcllroy’s recent assertion that he was withdrawing from Olympic consideration because of his concerns over the Zika virus was just about the biggest PR mistake …

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Why Does Nobody Want To Play Golf At The Olympics?

golf CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Shane Lowry of Ireland on the 17th hole during the first practise round of the 2015 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the Championship Links on September 29, 2015 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Earlier today, both Jason Day and Shane Lowry released statements on their respective Twitter pages that neither will take part at August’s Olympic Games in golf. That brings to 11 the number of golfers who have opted out of the Rio games (no female golfer has pulled out as of this moment). Interestingly, after Rory McIlroy announced he would not be …

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Shane Lowry To Receive Fine From PGA Tour For Foul Language

According to the Irish Golf Desk, Shane Lowry will receive a ban of around $5,000 (€4,600) for cursing during the final round in The Honda Classic on Sunday. Lowry was co-leading the event when he finished his final round on Thursday, but he struggled on Friday and Sunday with rounds of 75, eventually finishing up T53rd. The explicit moment happened …

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Ireland’s Paul Dunne Is Now On The Golfing Radar

Last week’s tied-13th performance shows two things: 1- Paul Dunne is an incredibly talented golfer in unpredictable weather, and 2- Paul Dunne’s remarkable Open Championship at St. Andrew’s was by no means a fluke. Looking at his final round, some may see 5-over-par and think , “Ah, the poor young man bottled it again” after fading away on the final …

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PICS: John 3:16 Signs Were On Tour This Weekend

There was a very noticeable absence in Croker this weekend, as Tyrone and Mayo advanced in the football, and Kilkenny had enough to get past Waterford in the hurling. Behind the goal at Hill 16, a common sight is the John 3:16 sign, and the sign features in the background of many the historic occasion at HQ. However, it was …

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Adam Scott Holds Onto Top Spot In Style

Golf is a funny old game. Entering into the weekend’s BMW PGA championship at Wentworth and The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial there was no shortage of enticing storylines. Eoin Purcell provides a round-up of just how these storylines played out over what proved to be a fantastic weekend of golf for Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy. The BMW is the …

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