Leona Maguire Becomes First Irish Golfer to Win the LPGA Leona Maguire has made history as the first Irish woman to win on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour. Maguire edged out American Lexi Thompson, closing with a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke victory in the LPGA Drive On Championship at Crown Colony last Saturday. Speaking shortly after her victory, … [Read more...] about News Roundup February 12, 2022
The 17th green on The Straits, a par 3 There's a beautiful links golf course in Wisconsin called Whistling Straits, and it looks like it could be in Ireland. There’s a beautiful links golf course in Wisconsin called Whistling Straits, and it looks like it could be in Ireland. The 43rd Ryder Cup matches will be held on September 24 to 26, 2021, on the links-style course … [Read more...] about Whistling Straits to Host Ryder Cup
Three-time major champion golfer Pádraig Harrington announced in February that he had undergone treatment for skin cancer. As he told Matt Cooper of Today FM’s The Last Word: “I had a number of skin cancers removed off my face. When you get a symptom, do something about it. Don’t ignore it.” Harrington mentioned getting the cancerous spots removed almost off-handedly in … [Read more...] about Golfer Pádraig Harrington Speaks Out About Skin Cancer
After considering withdrawing from the P.G.A. Championship, Irish golfer Padraig Harrington decided to compete, leaving his wife Caroline at home about to go into labor. "The doctor was of the opinion that if anything, the pregnancy will go late," Harrington said. "I decided the worst thing was if I was sitting at home all the way through the P.G.A. and nothing happened. So we … [Read more...] about Golf Is His Baby!