‘Only thing of mine on fire this week’ – Phil Mickelson’s hotel struck by lightning

Even by Phil Mickelson’s standards, his preparations for Sunday’s final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah, outside Chicago, were a little too exciting for comfort.

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Justin Thomas shatters Medinah course record as McIlroy challenge wilts

Justin Thomas took command of the BMW Championship with a superb 11-under 61 to shatter the Medinah course record and open up a six-stroke lead heading into the final round.

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Rory McIlroy four shots off leader Hideki Matsuyama who breaks Medinah course record

Rory McIlroy is just four shots off the lead at the halfway stage of the BMW Championship.

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Solheim Cup fans to have free access to menstrual products

Fans will have free access to menstrual products at this year’s Solheim Cup in Gleneagles.

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PGA Tour to consider expanding pace-of-play policy after Eddie Pepperell apologises for ‘twit’ comment

The PGA Tour has announced plans to review its current pace-of-play policy after golf’s slow-play debate turned personal.

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Lowry follows McIlroy advice to enjoy Open victory

Shane Lowry revealed he had fully heeded Rory McIlroy’s advice to enjoy his Open triumph as he prepared to return to action in The Northern Trust.

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Rory McIlroy wants new measures to combat slow play

Rory McIlroy has called for slow players to receive a solitary warning before receiving shot penalties.

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Tiger Woods plays down injury scare ahead of The Northern Trust

Masters champion Tiger Woods played down an injury scare on the eve of his first appearance since missing the cut in the Open Championship as he attempts to play back-to-back events for just the second time this season.

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Seamus Power

Seamus Power

Sports August 2, 2019

Seamus Power is two shots off the lead at the Wyndham Championship as he looks to retain his PGA Tour Card for next season.

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Rory McIlroy five behind leader Matt Fitzpatrick in Memphis

England’s Matt Fitzpatrick shot a second-round 64 to take a two-stroke lead in the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis.

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Rory McIlroy seven shots behind St Jude Invitational leader Jon Rahm

Rory McIlroy shot a one-under-par round of 69 on the opening day of the WGC Fed Ex St Jude Invitational in Memphis.

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Ryder Cup expected to come to Ireland in 2026

The Ryder Cup looks set to come to Ireland in 2026, with the government to approve funding to host the golf tournament this afternoon.

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McIlroy: I didn’t think I meant that much to people

Rory McIlroy has admitted he was more emotional and overwhelmed by the support he received at Portrush last week than missing the cut at the Open Championship. He said last night it was the first time he had to stop himself crying on a golf course.

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Harrington will look to take inspiration from Lowry’s Open win in Reno

Padraig Harrington will look to take inspiration from Shane Lowry’s Open triumph in the Barracuda Championship, where high points totals rather than low scores will be the order of the day.

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Koepka would welcome more club testing after Schauffele’s Portrush row

World number one Brooks Koepka would welcome more equipment club testing during the season in the wake of Xander Schauffele’s row with the R&A at Royal Portrush.

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Shane Lowry ‘overwhelmed’ as thousands welcome Open champion in Clara

Shane Lowry said he is overwhelmed by the number of people who turned out for his homecoming this evening.

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Open victory elevates Lowry into commercial stratosphere

The scenes on Sunday evening in Portrush, Clara and pretty much everywhere across the country following his emphatic Open Championship victory confirmed Shane Lowry’s status as one of Ireland’s most popular sports stars.

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Gary Player ‘quite choked up’ about Shane Lowry’s ‘remarkable’ Open victory

Three-time Open Champion Gary Player believes Shane Lowry’s win at Royal Portrush was one of the greatest he has ever seen.

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Watch: Shane Lowry party after Open win as Shane Ross says Govt ‘more than happy to fund’ celebrations

Shane Lowry has woken up this morning as the Open champion.

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Offaly renames Open trophy the ‘Clara’ jug as Shane Lowry’s local club shows off his record scorecard

The Claret Jug has been renamed the Clara Jug in Shane Lowry’s native Offaly.

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