Golf: Still an old man’s sport?

Tweet By Callum Ferguson As a golfer, I would say that the sport requires skill and intelligence. However, there are many stereotypes surrounding golf, with many people having different views on ‘what golf is’. Everyone has heard it before. Golf is just a game of old men who wear silly clothes and belong to the upper-class. But is this a fair assessment of the game that I love so much? “I teach a lot of children at the weekends”, said Glyn Bateman, a teaching professional at Lottbridge Golf Club. Glyn…

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Ireland’s best sportspeople

Tweet As it is St Patrick’s Day, here is a look at five of the best sporting talents from past and present to come out of both Northern and Republic of Ireland. Brian O’Driscoll Rugby star O’Driscoll has 103 caps for Ireland, captaining his nation on 67 occasions, scoring 40 tries, more than any player to represent Ireland. He is also the highest scoring centre in Rugby Union history, has scored more Six Nations tries than any other Irishman and more Heineken Cup tries. George Best The greatest footballer to…

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