A rugby legend, he was captain of Ireland from 2003 until 2012 and captained the British and Irish Lions for their 2005 tour of New Zealand. He played 133 times for Ireland and eight times for the Lions. He is Ireland’s highest try scorer with 46 and the highest scoring centre of all time. He holds the Six Nations record for most tries scored with 26. He is now a TV and radio rugby analyst. Says his greatest golfing moment was a hole in one at Portmarnock Golf Club. A member of Milltown, this is his fifth appearance in the Alfred Dunhill Links.