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Greystones golfer Paul Dunne has joined Europe’s elite golfers on the European Tour following his T13 finish at the PGA Catalunya today in Girona, Spain.

Fair play, in fairness.

Paul Dunne secures European Tour card (RTÉ Sport)

Leona Maguire

Duke nukes ’em.

Brian Keogh writes:

It didn’t take long for [Cavan’s] Leona Maguire to pick up where she left off for Duke University after the summer break. The world amateur No 1, who was fourth on her seasonal debut in the Annika Intercollegiate last week, claimed her fourth career win for Duke in the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational in North Carolina…


Irish Golf Desk

British Open-baiting Greystones-based amateur golfer Paul Dunne has been named alongside Gavin Moynihan, Cormac Sharvin, Gary Hurley and Jack Hune to represent Great Britian and Ireland at this year’s Walker Cup.

Brian Keogh writes:

It’s not easy to outstrip the likes of Joe Carr, Jimmy Bruen, Cecil Ewing or Max McCready but a quintet of Irish amateur stars pulled it off today when they were named by the R&A in the Great Britain and Ireland team to face the USA in the 2015 Walker Cup match at Royal Lytham & St Annes from September 12-13.

Irish Golf Desk

Record five Irish players selected for 2015 Walker Cup team (Irish Times)

Shane Lowry has won the WGC Bridgestone Invitational (and $1.57m) in Akron, Ohio, U.S.A. this evening.

Fair play, in foreness.


Ah here.

Thanks Richard O’Rourke

Will he, won’t he?


Brian Keogh writes:

Two sources insist that McIlroy was at the Quinta do Lago golf resort in Portugal last week — a complex owned by Irish businessman Denis O’Brien, who has become friendly with the four-time major winner.


McIlroy injury saga: PGA comeback planned say insiders (Brian Keogh, Irish Golf Desk

McIlroy plans Saturday practice round at Whistling Straits (Reuters)