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  • Andy Sullivan and caddie Sean Mcdonagh become latest duo to split

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Andy Sullivan has announced that he and Sean McDonagh are the latest long-time caddie-player duo to part ways in 2018 It seems to be the season for the end of caddie/player partnerships.  Just a couple of days after Zach Johnson and caddie of 15 years Damon Green confimed they had split, Andy Sullivan took to social media to announce he and long-time...

  • Mel Reid comes out as gay: ‘Be proud of who you are’

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Six time Ladies European Tour winner Mel Reid has come out as gay, stating that she no longer feels the need to protect her sexuality in order to 'get more sponsors'. The Solheim Cup star bravely decided to publicly announce her coming out through a new partnership with Athlete Ally, who did a Q&A with Reid about joining the brand and her...

  • Is the European Tour in trouble?

    Written by Staff Writer on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    European Tour chief Keith Pelley's desire to create a world tour was written about in a recent report in The Times, but it also shed light on a number of financial issues Think things are bad on the LET? The Times has cast doubts on the financial stability of the European Tour, which made an operating loss of £9.5 million after tax in 2017.

  • Francesco Molinari named 2018 Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Francesco Molinari has been named as the 2018 Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year  The reigning Open and Race to Dubai Champion was named by a panel comprising of members of the golfing media, capping off an impressive 12 months for the European No.1.  In that span, Molinari claimed his first Rolex Series title at the BMW PGA Championship, got his first...

  • 10 Things you missed last week: Tour news, another caddie split, stolen clubs and more

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    10 Things you missed last week: Louis Oosthuizen wins in South Africa, Harman and Kizzire claim QBE Shootout, Cody Blick earns Web.Com Tour status despite stolen clubs, Zach Johnson splits with caddie of 15 years, Ian Poulter pokes fun at USA Ryder Cup squad, boy gets Claret Jug surprise, Bubba Watson wants VC role at Presidents Cup and Tiger Woods...

  • Zach Johnson splits with 'shocked' caddie Damon Green

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Zach Johnson has split with his caddie of 15 years Damon Green, leaving his bag-man 'shocked' Zach Johnson and Damon Green, who have been one of the longest-running player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour, are no more, according to a report on thecaddienetwork.com This one is flying under the radar a little, perhaps because of the sheer volume of caddie-playere break-ups reported...

  • Pro gets clubs stolen, still earns Web.Com Tour status

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Cody Blick made it through Web.Com Tour school despite being forced to play with a make-shift set of clubs during the final round after discovering his clubs were stolen on Sunday morning. On Sunday morning, Cody Blick had just started to make his breakfast when he discovered his clubs had been stolen. The big problem? He needed them to compete in...

  • Louis Oosthuizen eases to SA Open victory: "Hard to describe how much this means"

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Louis Oosthuizen eased to a six-shot victory during the final round of the South African Open hosted by the City of Johannasburg Louis Oosthuizen got off to a nervy start during the final round on the Firethorn Course at Randpark Golf Club, but recovered in emphatic style as he eased to a six-shot victory over Romain Langasque at his home Open. Oosthuizen had...

  • Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman win QBE Shootout

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman carded a back-nine 29 on their way to winning the QBE Shootout by one shot A late eagle from Patton Kizzire helped him and playing partner Brian Harman to victory on Sunday, pushing them one shot clear of Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo, who were then unable to answer with a birdie on the last.  It was...

  • Bubba Watson wants to be a Vice Captain at the Presidents Cup

    Thursday, 6 December 2018

    Bubba Watson has made it clear he wants to be a vice-captain, and not a player, in Tiger Woods' 2019 USA Presidents Cup team, according to the associated press Bubba Watson had an impressive year in 2018, with three victories and a 10th place finish in the FedEx Cup standings. He also played in the defeated United States Ryder Cup team with...

  • QBE Shooutout Preview: Betting Tips, Pairings and TV Times

    Wednesday, 5 December 2018

    The QBE Shootout returns to the PGA Tour this week: Here's a breakdown of the teams, tee times and how to watch Hosted by Greg Norman, the QBE Shootout is entering its 30th year as a contest, and once more consists of a brilliant field of top-level golfers. The 54-hole contest starts on Friday on the Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton...

  • Cameron Smith defends Australian PGA Championship

    Monday, 3 December 2018

    Cameron Smith held off fellow Australian Marc Leishman to become the first person since Robert Allenby in 2001 to successfully defend his Australian PGA Championship title. Smith held a three shot lead heading in to the final round at RACV Royal Pines Resort, but with two bogeys and just one birdie on his front nine he found himself overtaken by Leishman...

  • Jon Rahm claims Hero World Challenge by four shots

    Monday, 3 December 2018

    Jon Rahm produced a bogey-free final round 65 to win the Hero World Challenge by four shots  It was a faultless display from Rahm as he claimed his third victory of 2018 at Albany Golf Club on Sunday, stringing together seven birdies as he pulled away from fellow overnight leaders Henrik Stenson and Tony Finau.  The Spaniard made the most of the...

  • Kurt Kitayama wins AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open in just third tour start

    Sunday, 2 December 2018

    It took Kurt Kitayama just three European Tour events to gain his first victory at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open The American, who gained his Tour card in the final stage of the European Tour's qualifying school less than a month ago, now has his maiden European Tour title thanks to a final round 68 which saw him win by two shots.  "I'm...

  • AIG to become title sponsor of Women's British Open

    Thursday, 29 November 2018

    The American International Group, Inc. (AIG) are set to become the title sponsor of the Women's British Open in 2019. The five year commitment will see the Championship's name changed to the AIG Women's British Open, having been previously been entitled the Ricoh Women's British Open from 2007 to 2018.  Defending champion Georgia Hall, who won the trophy at Royal Lytham &...

  • Tiger Woods signs long-term global deal to develop content for GOLFTV

    Wednesday, 28 November 2018

    Tiger Woods has signed a global, long-term deal to create content for Discovery's GOLFTV that will include instruction and exclusive access  In a major development as part of the strategic partnership between Discovery, Inc. and the PGA TOUR, GOLFTV today announced an exclusive multi-year global content partnership with 80-time PGA TOUR winner and 14-time Major champion Tiger Woods.  Starting in January 2019,...

  • Hero World Challenge: Betting Tips, Tee Times, How To Watch

    Tuesday, 27 November 2018

    Hero World Challenge Preview: Tee Times, TV Times, Betting Odds The Hero World Challenge takes place at Albany Golf Club this week with four former winners in the field: Defending champion Rickie Fowler, Hideki Matsuyama, Bubba Watson and five-time winner Tiger Woods. Woods, who claimed the Tour Championship in his last official event, lost the $9million showdown with Phil Mickelson last week...

  • Weekly Round Up: What you missed

    Monday, 26 November 2018

    A round up of everything you missed last week: Disabled World Cup, The Match, and the most entertaining swing in golf claims another title Ho-Sung Choi (and his famous swing) just won an event in Japan Do you remember the media buzz surrounding that unbelievable golf swing from South Korea Tour Pro Ho-Sung Choi? Well, while we can all make fun of...

  • First win for Belgium at ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf

    Monday, 26 November 2018

    Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry led Belgium to their first victory in Australia on Sunday as they held off the hosts to win by three shots It was a World first for Belgium on Sunday as Pieters and Detry combined for a total of 23-under to claim their nations first ever ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf title.  The Belgian duo...

  • Rai wins first European Tour title in Hong Kong

    Monday, 26 November 2018

    Aaron Rai claimed his maiden European Tour title with a one-shot victory at the Honma Hong Kong Open presented by Amundi Aaron Rai saw off a world class field to complete a wire-to-wire victory and win his maiden title on the European Tour on Sunday.  "It's incredible," he said after his win. "It definitely hasn't sunk in just yet. I'll probably need...

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