Golf - the north's national sport

Ren84

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Great win by McIlroy at the PGA Championship. The North of Ireland has produced some great golfers so maybe it's time for Stormont to designate golf as the "national" sport. :)

Rory McIlroy claimed his second major title in four weeks and a third win in succession in a thrilling, weather-affected climax to the US PGA Championship on Sunday.

McIlroy carded a closing 68 at Valhalla to finish 16 under par, one shot ahead of Phil Mickelson after a remarkable final day which finished in near-darkness, with the lights blazing from the clubhouse behind the 18th green.

Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson had been part of a three-way tie for the lead with Mickelson on the back nine but dropped shots on the closing stretch to finish two behind McIlroy on 14 under.
http//m.rte.ie/sport/touch/golf//2014/0810/636298-us-pga/
 


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The National sport in the North is the marching season, at least
for the moment.
 

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Great win by McIlroy at the PGA Championship. The North of Ireland has produced some great golfers so maybe it's time for Stormont to designate golf as the "national" sport. :)



http//m.rte.ie/sport/touch/golf//2014/0810/636298-us-pga/
Complete rubbish idea. For one thing, the North is a province, not a Nation - no matter how much some might want to talk it up. Second, Soccer or Gaelic Football would be much more widely played(and watched, for that matter) than Golf. I mean, I don't know anyone who actually goes out of their way to watch any of these Golfing tournaments.
 

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Great win by McIlroy at the PGA Championship. The North of Ireland has produced some great golfers so maybe it's time for Stormont to designate golf as the "national" sport. :)


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Golf is a hobby, not a sport.

Norn Iron's national sport is rallying.
 

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motor bike road racing seems to be popular up there
 

William Rowan Hamilton

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Complete rubbish idea. For one thing, the North is a province, not a Nation - no matter how much some might want to talk it up. Second, Soccer or Gaelic Football would be much more widely played(and watched, for that matter) than Golf. I mean, I don't know anyone who actually goes out of their way to watch any of these Golfing tournaments.
Somebody must be. The sponsorship and prize money suggest its very popular.
 

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Complete rubbish idea. For one thing, the North is a province, not a Nation - no matter how much some might want to talk it up. Second, Soccer or Gaelic Football would be much more widely played(and watched, for that matter) than Golf. I mean, I don't know anyone who actually goes out of their way to watch any of these Golfing tournaments.
Statelet.
 


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