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GOLF: Michael Hoey still in the hunt at Rocco Forte Open

Michael Hoey is just two shots behind leader Alvaro Quiros of Spain at the halfway point of the Rocco Forte Open in Sicily.

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Olivia Mehaffey stops for a quick selfie with Great Britain and Ireland team-mates during the Vagliano Trophy in 2015. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

GOLF: Mehaffey and Wilson on Vagliano panel

Scarva’s Olivia Mehaffey and Annabel Wilson from Lurgan have been selected for June’s Vagliano Trophy programme in Italy.

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Pictured at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Media Day at Portstewart Golf Club are from left to right: Michael Moss, Portstewart Golf Club, Simon Alliss, European Tour, Aine Kearney, Tourism Northern Ireland, Sinead El Sibai, Dubai Duty Free and Barry Funston, The Rory Foundation

GOLF: Rory McIlroy will confirm BMW PGA plans soon

Rory McIlroy will confirm this weekend if he will be available to play in next week’s BMW PGA championship at Wentworth.

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Rory McIlroy reacts to his shot from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament on Thursday in Ponte Vedra Beach,

GOLF: Rory McIlroy set to miss Europe's flagship event due to back injury

RORY McIlroy has revealed he requires an MRI scan to determine the extent of a back injury which could rule him out of Europe's biggest event.
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England's Danny Willett on the 18th tee during day one of last year's Irish Open. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

GOLF: Ryder Cup stars confirm Irish Open places

Ten-time Ryder Cup player Lee Westwood and 2016 Masters Champion Danny Willett have confirmed their places at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation.

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Northern Irelands Rory McIlroy.

Rory McIlroy aiming high in Players Championship

Rory McIlroy is determined not to fall into the comfort zone as he looks to claim one of the few big titles so far missing from his glittering CV in the Players Championship.

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Rory McIlroy has targeted a return to world number one after signing a new equipment deal with Taylor Made.

Rory McIlroy targets world number one spot after signing new equipment deal

Rory McIlroy has targeted a return to world number one after signing a new equipment deal with Taylor Made.

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Rory McIlroy tweeted the slow-motion video of his golf swing on Sunday.

VIDEO: Newlywed Rory McIlroy back on the golf course

Newlywed Northern Ireland golfer, Rory McIlroy, is back on the putting greens after tying the knot last month.

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Manx rider Conor Cummins.

NW200 Conor Cummins ruled out with wrist injury

Manx rider Conor Cummins has been ruled out of next week’s Vauxhall International North West 200.

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Michael Hoey discusses his plans to regain his European Tour card in this weeks column. Pic: INPHO/Presseye/Kevin Scott

MICHAEL HOEY COLUMN: Talking tactics in quest for a European Tour card

One of Northern Ireland’s top professional golfers Michael Hoey is bringing life on tour back home through his brand new column.

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Gareth Maybin has announced his retirement from golf

Gareth Maybin announces retirement from golf at 36

Ballyclare golfer Gareth Maybin has announced his retirement from the sport.
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Just a year after winning Olympic gold, Justin Rose is set to play in Northern Ireland. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

GOLF: Olympic champion confirmed for Irish Open

Olympic Champion Justin Rose is all set for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation.

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits from the fourth tee during the final round of the Masters

MASTERS GOLF: ‘It wasn’t good enough’ admits Rory McIlroy as he missed out on Green Jacket prize again

Rory McIlroy admitted he had simply not played well enough after his third attempt to complete the career grand slam failed to spark into life at Augusta National.

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, hits to the 18th green

MASTERS GOLF: Rory McIlroy admits he will have to find his best golf to have a chance on Green Jacket success

Rory McIlroy believes he will need to match his best ever score at Augusta National to stand a chance of winning the Masters after a frustrating third round.

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Rory McIlroy

MASTERS: Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett left trailing in Charley Hoffman's wake

Defending champion Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy both produced battling performances on a highly eventful first day of the Masters, but still found themselves well adrift of inspired leader Charley Hoffman.

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Rory McIlroy  watches his shot on the fourth hole during the first round

MASTERS GOLF: Rory McIlroy stays in the hunt at Augusta after strong finish

Rory McIlroy was a relieved man after fighting back from a poor front nine to shot a level par 72 during the first round of the Masters at Augusta yesterday.

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Rory McIlroy hits from a bunker on the second hole during the first round at the Masters

MASTERS GOLF: Rory McIlroy produces battling performance

Defending champion Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy both produced battling performances on a highly eventful first day of the Masters, but still found themselves well adrift of inspired leader Charley Hoffman.

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Dustin Johnson was forced out of the Masters by a back injury on Thursday

GOLF: Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters

World number one Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Masters just moments before he was due to start his first round at Augusta National on Thursday.
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