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GOLF: ‘Rusty’ Graeme McDowell not getting carried away with opening round of season

Graeme McDowell vowed not to get carried away after starting his 2017 campaign with a superb opening round in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

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Graeme McDowell

GOLF: Frustrated Graeme McDowell ready to do hard yards

Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell concedes he faces a long road back to the top of the game.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy to miss Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy will not compete at this week’s Dubai Desert Classic.

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Colm Campbell

GOLF: Colm Campbell named in squad for Walker Cup defence

Warrenpoint’s Colm Campbell has been included in an initial 19-man squad for Great Britain & Ireland’s defence of the Walker Cup in September.

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Paul Dunne

GOLF: Darren Clarke exits Abu Dhabi but Paul Dunne right in the mix

Darren Clarke has missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship after a second successive round of 75.

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GOLF: Rory McIlroy disappointed to have to withdraw from Abu Dhabi event with rib injury

Rory McIlroy has been forced to withdraw from this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with a rib injury.

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McIlroy to have scan on back problem

Rory McIlroy could miss next week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship due to a back injury.

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Graeme Storm poses with the trophy after his play-off win in the final round of the 2017 BMW South African Open Championship at Glendower Golf Club.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Graeme Storm edges out Rory McIlroy in play-off to win SA Open

Eighty-three days after losing his European Tour card by 100 euros, Graeme Storm pipped Rory McIlroy in a play-off to win the South African Open.

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New US Ryder Cup captain, Jim Furyk.  (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

GOLF: Furyk honoured to be named US Ryder Cup captain

Jim Furyk has been named as the United States captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France.

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Local golf hero Rory McIlroy made his first visit to the new Mencap Centre today in South Belfast, following his donation of �500,000 from the Rory Foundation to support the build of the facility. Pictured with Rory in Mencap's Children's Centre is fellow golfer Eoin Burrows (7) and his brother Aodhan Burrows (4).

Rory McIlroy visits kids at new Mencap charity centre

Golf superstar Rory McIlroy made his first visit to a new centre for children with learning disabilities after his donation of £500,000 to the charity Mencap, from the Rory Foundation, helped build the facility.

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Michael Hoey is seven shots off the lead in South Africa.

GOLF: Michael Hoey seven shots off lead in South Africa

Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey produced three birdies on the final four holes to avoid missing the cut at the halfway stage in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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Niamh McSherry. Picture by Pat Cashman.

Niamh is heading State-side next year

Lurgan Golf Club’s Niamh McSherry is hoping to launch a professional career when she heads off to America on a scholarship next year.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy cuts Dubai deficit with second-round 68

World number two Rory McIlroy got exactly what he wanted to keep his hopes of a successful title defence alive in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

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GOLF: Lee Westwood on song as Rory McIlroy struggles

Lee Westwood produced the perfect response to his World Cup disappointment as defending champion Rory McIlroy carded his worst ever round in the DP World Tour Championship.

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Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey

GOLF: Michael Hoey stays in contention for European Tour card at Qualifying School

Michael Hoey will compete at the final two rounds of the European Tour Qualifying School after making the cut at the PGA Catalunya Resort on Tuesday.

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Rory McIlroy

GOLF: Rory McIlroy hints at Wentworth return

Rory McIlroy has hinted that he will put the BMW PGA Championship back on his schedule next year, but Turkey is set to remain off the menu for the world number two.

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GOLF: Rory McIlroy excited at Irish Open being included in new Rolex Series

Rory McIlroy has welcomed the inclusion of the Irish Open in the European Tour’s new Rolex Series, a group of seven events with a minimum prize fund of USD seven million (£5.6million).

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