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Padraig Harrington’s Glory. Sport is the Winner!

 Sport has an amazing ability to put you through the wringer and, as a keen follower of far too many sports I have been subject to such agonies on a regular basis, whether it be with Yorkshire and England cricket, Hull City, Arsenal and both Ireland and England, Hull FC and GB+ Ireland Lions, Munster … Continue reading

Darren Clarke: A True Hero. Europe 18 1/2 USA 9 1/2

Europe swept to a resounding victory in this, the most atmospheric and emotional Ryder Cup I can ever remember, the climax of the day saw Darren Clarke gain his third win to maintain his 100% record in this years Tournament. There aren’t enough words to describe adequately the character of the man, but I find … Continue reading

Europe 10 USA 6/ City/ Yorks Survive.

Europe raced into a 10-6 overnight lead reflecting another day of domination for Ian Woosnam’s side at the Ryder Cup. Darren Clarke and Lee Westwood set the tone with a 3&2 defeat of a wretched Tiger Woods, the US pair only avoided total humiliation due to the doughty performance of Jim Furyk, whose ugly but … Continue reading

Europe 5 USA 3: Ryder Cup Day One

Europe take a 5-3 lead into the second day of the Ryder Cup after Colin Montgomerie holed the last putt of the day to earn a half with Lee Westwood. An error strewn final hour saw the enormous pressure that only this Blue Riband of Golf Tournaments can produce, come to bear and very few … Continue reading

Why I love Golf

Phil Mickelson strolled his second US Masters success but the final result was up in the air for the vast majority of this Tournament and it was only with the inability of others to put the pressure on in the final back nine, that the big lefty was able to relax and enjoy the adulation … Continue reading

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