athletes The Best Irish Golfers of All Time  

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Have you ever wondered how many famous golfers are from Ireland? There is no lack of skill in the country, as we demonstrate on this ranked list of the best Irish golfers, many of who you'll find among the list of the greatest golfers of all time. The poll below contains both famous men and women golfers from Ireland, most of which are professional players. Vote up who you believe to be the top golfers from Ireland, and even add any up and coming players to the list if they aren't already here.

One great Irish golfer is Darren Clarke. Clarke has 22 professional wins, 3 of which came on the PGA tour. Clarke's greatest career accomplishment came in 2011 when he would win The Open Championship. Another great golfer from Ireland is Fred Daly who has 24 professional wins. Daly also won The Open Championship in 1947.

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76 41
Rory McIlroy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time

2
52 24
Pádraig Harrington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time

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42 22
Graeme McDowell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time

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34 16
Darren Clarke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time

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16 13
Christy O'Connor Snr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Christy O'Connor Snr

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12 11
Fred Daly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Fred Daly

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10 9
Ronan Rafferty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Ronan Rafferty

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9 8
Christy O'Connor Jnr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Christy O'Connor Jnr

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11 12
Des Smyth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Des Smyth

10
8 10
Joe Carr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Joe Carr

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12 15
David Feherty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time

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2 4
Wendy Cameron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Gussy26 added Wendy Cameron

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4 7
Harry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Harry Bradshaw

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8 12
Eammon Darcy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Irish Golfers of All Time
Eammon Darcy