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# In the Swing

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Stephanie Meadow off to a flyer in Texas
The Irish golfer leads the LPGA Volunteers Classic.
McIlroy hoping to ride momentum in FedEx Cup play-offs
The Irishman is making his 2018 FedEx Cup debut after skipping The Northern Trust and the Northern Irishman feels good.
Matsuyama in three-way tie for Memorial lead as McIlroy and Spieth struggle
Matsuyama carded a 65 to earn a share of the lead as Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth found themselves well off the pace.
Harrington scrapes into the weekend at the Travelers Championship but it's more bad news for Lowry
The Offaly man will need to have a strong couple of weeks to secure an automatic Ryder Cup place.
McIlroy seeks hat-trick but Tiger nowhere to be seen at Valhalla
The players took to the course for the first time ahead of the PGA Championship last night.
Phelan makes the cut as McIlroy and Tiger stalk Mickelson
The Irish amateur was one of just four non-pros to make the cut.
Tiger Woods' appearance fee is now a cool $3 million
But one tournament said, ‘No thanks.’
In the Swing: Grace gets by with a little help from his friends
Branden Grace’s amazing season is another example of the strength of South African golf, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In The Swing: FedEx series all about entertainment
Rory McIlory may have been the player of the year but the points system means it was Brandt Snedeker who walked away with the $10m.
In the Swing: FedEx shootout is golf at its finest
Rory McIlroy will have to be at his best to fend off golf’s top names and take home the $10m bonus this weekend, writes Neil Cullen
In The Swing: Playing like this, no one can touch McIlroy
What a difference a couple of months make, writes Neil Cullen.
In the Swing: Love's wildcard dilemma makes José's look easy
As the FedEx Cup Playoffs head to TPC Boston, Neil Cullen looks at the Americans in contention for one of Davis Love’s four wildcards.
In the swing: how will Ollie whittle down his Medinah men?
With the Ryder Cup selection deadline fast approaching it’s time for Jose Maria Olazabal to make some tough calls, writes Neil Cullen.
In The Swing: Bradley hits form at the right time
The American will be the name on the tip of everyone’s tongue ahead of his defence of the USPGA Championship.
In the Swing: Lowry reaps reward of shrewd Austrian move
Last weekend’s second-place finish shows that Shane Lowry has got his schedule spot on, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: Irish eyes could be smiling on Sunday night
Our columnist believes it could be another Open Championship to remember for golf fans on these shores.
Fun-Loving Politician of the Day
No comment.
In the swing: Ted Potter Jr emerges from obscurity
The little-known golfer raised eyebrows last Sunday when he claimed his maiden PGA win, writes Neil Cullen.
In the Swing: A proud weekend for Donaldson - and for Ireland
Jamie Donaldson’s first Tour win was a long time coming but the Welshman did it in style, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s golf column.
In the swing: The Irish Open is finally upon us
Neil Cullen analyses the upcoming event and suggests it has the potential to be an even greater spectacle.
In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre
Casual fans may not have known Webb Simpson before his US Open win on Sunday but he can no longer be ignored, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: Tiger back with a shot for the ages
Tiger’s birdie at 16 was more difficult than his famous shot at Augusta, writes Neil Cullen, and it may turn out to be just as significant.
In The Swing: Donald back on top of the world
Our man Neil Cullen was at Wentworth to watch the world No1 take the BMW PGA Championship over the weekend.
In The Swing: A month to remember for newly-wed Dufner
The 35-year-old’s stock has risen substantially after two PGA Tour wins in the past three weeks.
In the swing: Matt finish at Sawgrass no more than Kuchar deserved
One of golf’s good guys is also one of the game’s most consistent performers. Neil Cullen takes a look at Matt Kuchar’s win at The Players Championship.
In the swing: Oosthuizen shows post-Masters mettle
The Masters runner-up has recovered impressively from his disappointment, writes Neil Cullen.
In the Swing: All hail Bubba
Bubba Watson’s shot imagination is something few others can even dream about matching.
In the Swing: Easy come, easy go for McIlroy
We assess Luke Donald’s recent rise to world number one at the expense of Rory McIlroy.
In the swing: for Rory, this one's been coming
The great Jack Nicklaus essentially told McIlroy that par golf would probably be enough to win on Sunday. It was.
In the swing: Mahan needed to prove that he can handle the pressure
Unfortunately for Rory, Hunter Mahan chose last weekend’s World Match Play Championship to prove that he’s no bottler, writes Neil Cullen.
In the swing: Bradley's spit takes the shine off California dream
The finale of the Northern Trust Open will be one of 2012′s stand-out moments, but what’s up with Keegan Bradley and all the spitting? Neil Cullen takes a look.
In the swing: Rock's improvement finally nets him a big payday
“It takes serious composure and confidence to hold off Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods on the final day of a golf tournament,” writes golf columnist Neil Cullen.
In the swing: eyes turn east as big guns head to Abu Dhabi
The first few tournaments of 2012 have lacked golf’s star names, writes Neil Cullen, but that’s all about to change.
In the swing: Season's greetings as golf world reloads for 2012
Columnist Neil Cullen tees up for the new season by looking at what we can expect from golf’s major players in 2012.
In the swing: golf's big winners in 2011
As we say goodbye to 2011 and look forward to 2012, golf columnist Neil Cullen picks his 10 big winners from the season just gone. How many would you have included?
In the swing: Donald's stellar season leaves us hungry for more
“2011 is done and dusted, but 2012 can’t come quick enough,” writes golf columnist Neil Cullen as we put a lid on a brilliant year.
In the swing: Tiger proves that he never forgot how to get the job done
Rory McIlroy’s win set up a cracking finale in the Race to Dubai, but golf columnist Neil Cullen is already looking forward to what a resurgent Tiger can do next season.
In the swing: Rory's not the new kid on the block anymore
McIlroy’s win in Shanghai is another significant yardstick as his professional rise continues, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.
In the swing: Disney dream come true for Donald
Luke Donald’s performance on Sunday — and throughout the season — proves that he is unquestionably the world’s best golfer at present, writes Neil Cullen.
Man trapped in kid's swing for nine hours has to be cut free
The unidentified man did not sustain any life-threatening injures but what about the embarrassment?