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  • Honda Classic Preview: Who To Watch & How to Watch

    20 February 2018

    As Rickie Fowler returns to defend his Honda Classic title we take a look at who to watch, and how to watch this week on the PGA Tour. Defending Champion Rickie Fowler heads back to the opening event of the Florida swing at PGA National with a solid record (a win and T6 in his last two starts here) as Tiger...

  • Making History: Ko becomes second player ever to win on first LPGA Tour start

    19 February 2018

    Jin Young Ko has become only the second player in history to win on their debut as an LPGA Tour member with victory in Australia.  The 22-year-old LPGA Tour rookie has become the latest history maker in the women's game, matching the feat of Beverley Hanson in 1951 by becoming the second LPGA Tour member in history to win in her...

  • Augusta National reportedly files plan that would lengthen par-4 5th hole

    19 February 2018

    Another course change could be coming to Augusta National, according to site plans filed last month by the Augusta Planning and Development Department.  The plans, first reported on Augusta.com, indicate the club will be exploring the idea of lengthening the par-4 5th hole. This could mean pushing back the tee box roughly 20-30 yards across Old Berckman's Road, which has been...

  • Joost Luiten gets better of Chris Wood to win NBO Oman Open

    19 February 2018

    Joost Luiten got the better of Chris Wood in a final-day battle to win his sixth European Tour title at the inaugural NBO Oman Open. Al Mouj Golf has played host to some dramatic scenes on the Challenge Tour, hosting the season-ending NBO Golf Classic Grand Final, and did not disappoint on its European Tour debut. Perfect conditions greeted the players for...

  • Bubba Watson wins 10th PGA Tour title at Genesis Open

    19 February 2018

    Bubba Watson picked up his third Genesis Open title with a two-shot victory over Kevin Na at Riviera, ending a two year droubt for his 10th PGA Tour win.  Watson admitted that he was close to giving up on golf as he battled with health issues and a loss of form over the past two years, but he decided to continue...

  • PGA Tour announces Jordan Spieth as Chairman of Players Advisory Council for 2018

    15 February 2018

    The PGA TOUR announced that Jordan Spieth has been elected Chairman of the Player Advisory Council (PAC) by the TOUR’s membership for the 2018 calendar year.  Despite a valiant social media campaign from Billy Hurley III which included a video promoting him as 'the golden man'(watch below), it was 'the golden child' Jordan Spieth who has been voted in as Chairman...

  • Genesis Open: How to watch, who to watch & what to expect from Tiger

    14 February 2018

    Tiger returns to action for his second PGA Tour event this year and Dustin Johnson defends at the 2018 Genesis Open. In his much anticipated return to action following his encouraging T23 performance at the Farmers Insurance Open, Tiger Woods will tee up Riviera for the first time since 2006. He has a lot of history here, having first appeared as...

  • The Old Course, St Andrews to host 150th Open in 2021

    12 February 2018

    The R&A have confirmed that the 150th Open will be played at St Andrews, being played at the home of golf from 11-18th July, 2021. It was news that was expected after Royal St Georges was announced as the 2020 host of The Open, but it has been today confirmed that the 30th time the Old Course will host the contest...

  • Potter Jr books place at Masters with AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am win

    12 February 2018

    Ted Potter Jr ended a six year wait for his second PGA Tour win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am, claiming a three shot victory over some of the World's best. This was the 34-year-old's first win since the 2012 Greenbrier Classic, shooting a final round three-under 69 to finish three clear of World No.1 Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Phil Mickelson...

  • Aphibarnrat wins fourth European Tour title at World Super 6's

    11 February 2018

    Kiradech Aphibarnrat won his fourth European Tour title after a 2 and 1 victory over James Nitties in the final of the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. The Thai only decided to enter the event a week prior, and arrived having not played any practice rounds at Karrinyup Country Club. He was not only a late entry in to the field,...

  • Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo to play PGA Tour event

    08 February 2018

    Tony Romo, the Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback,  is set to make his PGA Tour debut in the Dominican Republic next month after receiving a sponsor's invite to appear at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. Romo - who is playing as an amateur in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week - has been given a sponsor's exemption to the...

  • Thomas Bjorn says the 2018 Ryder Cup will "be probably the greatest Ryder Cup ever"

    07 February 2018

    Thomas Bjorn on the 2018 contest: "When you look at it as a whole my feeling would be that it would prove to be probably the greatest Ryder Cup ever."  If an interview with CNN's Living Golf, Thomas Bjorn told the programme he thinks Le Golf National is the perfect Ryder Cup venue - and given the two potential teams heading...

  • Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    06 February 2018

    The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am returns this week, boasting a World class field that includes five of the World's top 10.  Jordan Spieth heads to Pebble Beach in a bid to defend the first of three titles he picked up in 2017, and is joined by Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day.  Spieth won the title with country...

  • World Super 6 Perth: The Rundown

    06 February 2018

    The second edition of the European Tour's World Super 6 tournament is on this week; Here's what you need to know. The innovative World Super 6 Perth tournament is the only event in European Tour history which has featured a combination of match play and stroke play, and is played at Lake Karringyup GC in Perth, Australia.  Defending champion and home favourite Brett...

  • WATCH: PGA Tour rookies break record for fastest hole in golf

    Written by Camilla Tait on 06 February 2018

    Four PGA Tour rookies have broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘Fastest Golf Hole Completed by a Group of Four', previously set by an English team from the European Tour.  The four-man 2018 PGA Tour rookie team of Tom Lovelady, Lanto Griffin, Andrew Yun and Steven Jaeger broke the previous record several times - recording an astonishing 27.88 seconds on...

  • Gary Woodland overcomes play-off to win Waste Management Pheonix Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on 05 February 2018

    Gary Woodland ended a five-year wait for his third PGA Tour victory at the Waste Management Pheonix Open, beating Chez Reavie on the first sudden-death play-off hole.  Woodland shot a final-round 64 at TPC Scottsdale to set the clubhouse target of 18-under-par, birdieing five of his first nine holes to reach the turn tied for the lead.  He posted his first blemish...

  • Woods 'fired up to return to Riviera'

    Written by Camilla Tait on 02 February 2018

    Tiger Woods offered his reflections on Torrey Pines in his latest blog post, and looks ahead to his next start at Riviera - a place that has had a big impact on his career.  Woods returned to the Farmers Insurance Open following a 12 month absence from the game, making his first cut in a PGA Tour event since 2015 and...

  • Preview: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    31 January 2018

    Waste Management Phoenix Open: Everything you need to know, including who to back this week  It's one of the most recognisable events of the year due its notoriously loud 16th hole, and this week there's plenty of storylines to watch out for at TPC Sawgrass this week.  Hideki Matsuyama is bidding to become the first man to complete a three-peat of victories...

  • Juli Inkster named USA Solheim Cup Captain for third time

    30 January 2018

    Juli Inkster has been announced as the USA Team Captain for the third successive time at the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.  After leading Team USA to back-to-back Solheim Cup victories in 2015 and 2017, the LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member Juli Inkster will return as the first three-time USA captain for the biennial team match-play competition in...

  • Jason Day wins Farmers Insurance open play off

    29 January 2018

    Jason Day triumphed on the sixth play-off hole against Alex Noren to win the delayed Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Monday.  Having been forced to finish the event on Monday after play was suspended due to darkness following a tie at the fifth play-off hole, Alex Noren and Jason Day headed down the par-five 18th one more time in...

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