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ALL MONAGHAN EYES ON SANDWICH AS… FRANCIS BIDS FOR GOLF’S GREATEST PRIZE!

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15 Jul 2011 Comments Off on ALL MONAGHAN EYES ON SANDWICH AS… FRANCIS BIDS FOR GOLF’S GREATEST PRIZE!
ALL MONAGHAN EYES ON  SANDWICH AS… FRANCIS BIDS FOR GOLF’S GREATEST PRIZE!

By Colm Shalvey Irish golf is at an unprecedented high, with golfers from this island having won five major championships since 2007, but as well as the big-name Irish players, there is one competitor in this week’s British Open with close links to Monaghan. Three-time major champion Pádraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and US Open champion Rory McIlroy have all won majors in the last few years and will be competing at Sandwich from today, along with Darren Clarke, but Monaghan golf fans will be looking out for Francis McGuirk, who ...