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  • Who can still win the Race to Dubai?

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Who will win the 2019 Race to Dubai and end the year as European No.1? We look at the five players who have a chance to claim the season-long race. The top 50 players in the Race to Dubai standings head to Jumeriah Golf Estates for the season ending DP World Tour Championship, but who can actually end up as the...

  • Tommy Fleetwood wins fifth European Tour title in Nedbank Golf Challenge playoff

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Nedbank Golf Challenge: Tommy Fleetwood claimed the penultimate Rolex series event with a par on the first playoff hole against Marcus Kinhult Tommy Fleetwood earned his fifth European Tour title and first victory of 2019 after defeating Marcus Kinhult with an up and down par save on the first playoff hole in Sun City.  Fleetwood, who started the final round six shots...

  • A quick 18 with... Eddie Pepperell

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 15 November 2019

    Golf’s most outspoken star, Eddie Pepperell, reveals the three angriest players on tour, which popstar left him starstruck, and the one joke he tells every American player to help break the ice... 1. Biggest achievement/disappointment  Signing with IMG! No, probably winning the British Masters and then the disappointment was not getting the fruit and nut bar from Justin [Rose]. He just...

  • Shane Lowry: 'I still pinch myself when I’m announced as the Champion Golfer of the Year’

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 15 November 2019

    As he bids to end the season as Europe's No.1 golfer, Shane Lowry reflects on his epic victory at The Open, the hangover that followed and why he's already got one eye on 2020... Shane Lowry still savours these moments, caressing the trophy he always dreamed of holding as a kid. He blows his cheeks out when asked to describe the...

  • Catriona Matthew reappointed as Solheim Cup Captain for 2021

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    Winning European Captain Catriona Matthew retains position for 2021 Solheim Cup contest in Ohio  The Ladies European Tour have confirmed that Catriona Matthew will remain as Solheim Cup Captain for the 2021 contest in Ohio after she led Europe to a thrilling one-point victory over the USA at Gleneagles in September. Matthew, who described the 14 ½ – 13 ½ win as the...

  • Nedbank Golf Challenge: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    Nedbank Golf Challenge: TV Times and who to back The Race to Dubai heads to Sun City this week for the penultimate Rolex Series event of the year: The Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player.  Bernd Wiesberger, a three-time winner on Tour this season, currently leads nearest challenger Jon Rahm by 387 points in the Race to Dubai standings, but with an...

  • What you missed: Hatton's win under the lights, Pepperell's DQ and Rory's record

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    What you missed: Hatton wins six man play-off under the lights, Bland among Challenge Tour graduates, Eddie Pepperell gets DQ'd for Tin Cup moment, Rory's record, and Woods and Els name their Presidents Cup wildcards...  Tyrrell Hatton earned his second Rolex Series win and fourth European Tour victory of his career under the floodlights on Sunday evening in Turkey, coming out...

  • Tyrrell Hatton can't believe he won the Turkish Airlines Open

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    Nobody was more surprised about Tyrrell Hatton’s dramatic Turkish Airlines Open victory yesterday than the victor himself. "I actually can't believe that I've won. It's been quite a difficult year though the last month I feel like I’ve found my game again,” reflected Hatton who claimed his second Rolex Series title in spectacular, if unexpected style, as he prevailed from a...

  • Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods picks himself as one of four wildcards

    Friday, 8 November 2019

    U.S. Presidents Cup Captain Tiger Woods names himself as one of four wildcard picks Tiger Woods will become the second playing captain in Presidents Cup history at Royal Melbourne next month after choosing himself as one of four wildcard picks for the United States team. Woods, who claimed last month's ZOZO Championship, also named Tony Finau, Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed as...

  • Presidents Cup: Els 'threw age out of the equation' with wildcard picks

    Thursday, 7 November 2019

    Ernie Els 'threw age out of the equation' by adding two more rookies to his Presidents Cup side with wildcard picks Ernie Els named Jason Day, Adam Hadwin and rookies Sungjae Im and Joaquin Niemann as his four wildcard picks for this year's Presidents Cup - taking the tally of rookies on the International team up to six (out of 12...

  • Turkish Airlines Open preview – TV times and betting tips

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    Work out who to back – and when to watch them – at the Turkish Airlines Open The European Tour is at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Turkey this week for the Turkish Airlines Open. It's an event that could be renamed "The Justin Rose Open". The Englishman won it in 2017 and 2018 and returns this year hoping to make it...

  • Who will the captains pick for the Presidents Cup?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    United States team captain Tiger Woods and International Team captain Ernie Els will make their picks later this week. 2019 Presidents Cup captains Ernie Els and Tiger Woods have a big week ahead of them.  With the match set to begin in Australia in just over a month's time, both will make their captain's picks this week. And, for the first time...

  • What you missed: McIlroy wins again, Todd’s unlikely comeback, Mickelson's record ends, and Bernhard Langer’s bunker nightmare

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    What you may have missed from the last week in golf: – Rory McIlroy bags another 2019 victory – Why Brendon Todd's Bermuda Championship win was a victory for us all – Phil Mickelson has finally slipped out of the top-50 in the world rankings – How Bernhard Langer's bunker problems handed Colin Montgomerie victory in the most unlikely way possible Why Rory McIlroy just can't...

  • McIlroy defeats Schauffele in playoff for WGC HSBC Champions title

    Monday, 4 November 2019

    Rory McIlroy earned his fourth victory of 2019 at the WGC HSBC Champions with a birdie on the first playoff hole against Xander Schauffele. Rory McIlroy continued his winning form from last year's PGA Tour season at Sheshan International on Sunday with victory on the first playoff hole against Xander Schauffele. Schauffele had tied the defending FedEx Cup Champion on 19-under-par with...

  • WITB: Rory McIlroy's winning clubs

    Monday, 4 November 2019

    WITB: The clubs Rory McIlroy used to win the WGC HSBC Champions DRIVER: TaylorMade M5 (9 degrees set at 8.25 degrees), Mitsubishi Kuro Kage XTS 70TX (45 inches, tipped 2 inches) shaft FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade M6 (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 70 TX shaft; TaylorMade M5 (19 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 90X shaft IRONS: TaylorMade P750 (4), P730 (5-9),...

  • Are these golf's most unbreakable records?

    Friday, 1 November 2019

    After Rory McIlroy admitted he'll never reach Tiger Woods' 82 PGA Tour wins, we decided to look at five other golf records that might just be unbreakable  Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead's record when he claimed the 82nd PGA Tour title of his career at last week's ZOZO Championship, and it's a record we're unlikely ever to see matched again. Woods is...

  • WGC HSBC Champions: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Find out how to watch and who to back at this week's WGC HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The WGC HSBC Champions marks the final stop in this season's Asian swing, having already had PGA Tour events in both South Korea and Japan.   Last year, Xander Schauffele triumphed in a playoff against Tony Finau to earn his first WGC title. He returns this...

  • What you missed: Tiger's new PGA Tour record, Brown's maiden title, and Koepka remains sidelined

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    What you missed: From Tiger Woods' 82nd PGA Tour win and Steven Brown's impressive Portugal Masters victory to Brooks Koepka's injury woes, Josh Hill's record breaking win and Bio Kim's suspension reduced from three years to one. Tiger Woods added to his numerous accolades by capturing the one total he's been targetting for a long time: His 82nd PGA Tour victory.  Woods...

  • Prize Money Breakdown: ZOZO Championship

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Find out how much money each golfer earned at the inaugural ZOZO Championship as Tiger Woods made history with the 82nd PGA Tour win of his career Tiger Woods not only tied Sam Snead's record with his three shot victory over Hideki Matsuyama, but substantially increased his career earnings in Japan. He remains the only golfer to surpass the mark of more...

  • WITB: Tiger Woods' winning clubs

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Find out what clubs Tiger Woods used to win the ZOZO Championship DRIVER: TaylorMade M5 (9 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 60 TX shaft FAIRWAY WOODS: TaylorMade M5 (13 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70 TX shaft  M3 2017 (19 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70 TX shaft IRONS: TaylorMade P-7TW (3-PW), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts WEDGES: TaylorMade Milled...

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