Thursday 27 November 2014

Pictures: The Irish Open 2012

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A general view as Mark Murphy of Ireland putts on the 9th green during Day One of the 2012 Irish Open
A tournament flag flutters in the morning breeze during the pro-am for the 2012 Irish Open
Jose Maria Olazabal of Spain plays his second shot on the 16th hole during the first round
Umbrellas surround the 15th and 11th greens during the pro-am
Massed umbrellas in use during the first round of the Irish Open
Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland plays his second shot on the 16th hole
A large vocal crowd watch as Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 1st hole during Day One
Rory plays his second shot to green at the par 4, 1st hole
Padraig Harrington tees off on the first hole
Mark Murphy stands on one leg as he watches his second shot on the 8th hole
Graeme McDowell tees off on the 1st hole
Peter Lawrie of Ireland follows his second shot on the 16th
Caroline Wozniaki the tennis player and girlfriend of Rory McIlroy watching her boyfirend from the crowd at the Irish Open this year
Rory McIlroy with Peter Robinson the First Minister of Northern Ireland (r) as Martin McGuiness the deputy First Minister shakes hands and George O'Grady the Chief Executive of the European Tour looks on
Rory McIlroy
A general view of the large crowds around the 1st tee box. Photo: Sportsfile
Padraig Harrington after his successful birdie putt on the 17th green. Photo: Sportsfile
Bill Murray takes part in the Irish Open Pro-Am yesterday
Padraig Harrington lines up his putt
Westlife star Shane Filan and young fans
Graeme McDowell waits to take his putt on the fourth green
Golfer John Daly flanked by Brandon Tucker, left, and actor Aidan Quinn
Darren Clarke with his sons Conor, far right, and Tyrone

All photos by Getty Images unless otherwise stated

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