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McIlroy aims for repeat of summer 2014

2 hours agoSports / Golf : BBC - Golf Blog

Rory McIlroy hopes to build on a first Irish Open success by emulating his summer of 2014, when he won the Open and US PGA titles.

Willett trails by one shot at Wentworth

17 hours agoSports / Golf : BBC - Golf Blog

Masters champion Danny Willett is one shot off the lead at the BMW PGA Championship after a first-round 66.

Lowry raises Olympic doubts over Zika

Shane Lowry becomes the latest Irish golfer to raise doubts over playing at the Olympics due to the Zika virus in Brazil.

Knox upbeat over Ryder Cup chances

US-based Scot Russell Knox is "very optimistic" about his chances of a Ryder Cup debut in September's match at Hazeltine.

Westwood had 'doubts' over majors

Former world number one Lee Westwood says he doubted his ability to compete for the majors again before finishing second in the Masters.

VIDEO: McIlroy masterclass for N Ireland squad

Northern Ireland's Euro 2016-bound footballers are given a golfing clinic by four-time major winner Rory McIlroy.

No R&A pressure on Royal Troon review

Royal Troon will be given "time and space" to carry out a review on admitting women as full members, says R&A executive director of championships.

McIlroy may reject Rio spot over Zika

Rory McIlroy says he could turn down the chance to play at the Olympics because of the Zika virus in Brazil.

Welshman Dredge wants to 'kick on'

Bradley Dredge hopes to build on his joint second placed finish at the Irish Open, which earned him the biggest payday of his career.

'Cancer motivates my golf' - Southgate

Matt Southgate says having testicular cancer gave his career an extra spur after finishing fourth at the Irish Open.

Garcia matches Ballesteros with PGA win

Sergio Garcia wins his ninth PGA Tour event with a play-off victory over Brooks Koepka at the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament.

VIDEO: McIlroy overjoyed by Irish Open success

Rory McIlroy fulfils a lifelong ambition by winning his home tournament, the Irish Open, for the first time at the K Club.

McIlroy seals Irish Open win at K Club

Rory McIlroy secures his first victory of the season by producing a stirring finale to win the Irish Open at the K Club.

Koepka leads in Texas as Spieth falters

Brooks Koepka takes a two-shot lead over Jordan Spieth into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament in Texas.

McIlroy leads at weather-hit Irish Open

Rory McIlroy moves three shots clear of Masters champion Danny Willett after a weather-interrupted third day at the Irish Open.

Crane leads Speith & Garcia in Texas

World number 405 Ben Crane leads by one shot from rivals including Jordan Speith and Sergio Garcia at the Byron Nelson.

McIlroy one off Irish Open pace

Rory McIlroy stays in contention to win a first Irish Open title as a 70 leaves him one behind Danny Willett and Marc Warren.

Rethink urged on 'damaging' golf vote

East Lothian MP George Kerevan calls on Muirfield golf club to change its mind about the decision not to admit women members.

Spieth one shot off Byron Nelson lead

Jordan Spieth shoots a six-under-par 64 to finish one shot behind three first-round leaders at the Byron Nelson.

Muirfield should see sense - McIlroy

Rory McIlroy leads calls from top golfers for Muirfield to "see sense" over its ban on women so it can be allowed to host future Opens.

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