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  • Solheim Cup 2021: The teams, the captains, the course, and more

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 23 August 2021

    We preview the Solheim Cup as Europe look to defend the trophy they won two year ago at Gleneagles... JUMP TO: Course guide | Catriona Matthew Q&A | The inside view | Key holes | The teams | How to watch Inverness Club (in Ohio, not Scotland) will stage the 17th Solheim Cup, from September 4-6, when Catriona Matthew looks to become the first European captain in history to win home and away. RELATED: Read...

  • AIG Women's Open: The field, course, tee times and more

    Written by Michael Catling / Rob Jerram on Monday, 9 August 2021

    We preview the AIG Women's Open as the world's best golfers head for Carnoustie to vie for their final Major title of the year with $4.5m on the line. JUMP TO: Course guide | The field | Tee times | Prize fund | How to watch | History Carnoustie stages the 45th Women’s Open from August 19-22 as Germany's Sophia Popov attempts...

  • Evian Championship preview: Course, field, odds, tee times and more!

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 20 July 2021

    We preview the fourth women's Major of the year, with the Amundi Evian Championship being played at the stunning Evian Resort Golf Club in south-eastern France. The Evian Championship returns for 2021 as the best golfers in the women's game battle it out at the Evian Resort Golf Club in Evian-les-Bains to win the year's fourth Major. Cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19, Jin Young...

  • Olympic Golf: Women's leaderboard, tee times, how to watch Tokyo 2020 and more

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 1 June 2021

    World No.1 Nelly Korda takes a three-shot lead into the final round of the Women's Olympic Golf Tournament as the USA stay on course to take gold in both Tokyo 2020 events at Kasumigaseki Country Club following Xander Schauffele's success in the men's tournament.  JUMP TO: Men's Golf Review | History A two-under par 69 in the third round put Nelly Korda in pole position to...

  • What's In The Bag: Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 12 April 2021

    We review the golf clubs used by 2021 Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama. Hideki Matsuyama made history in winning the 85th Masters, becoming the first male Japanese golfer to win a Major. RELATED: What the Masters champion wins Here, we delve into the bag of the 29-year-old Srixon athlete to find out what equipment he used on his way to Green Jacket glory...

  • Tiger Woods suffers serious leg injuries in LA car crash

    Written by Rob Jerram on Tuesday, 23 February 2021

    Golfer Tiger Woods recovering in hospital after emergency surgery for  multiple "open fractures" sustained in Los Angeles car crash on Tuesday. 15-time Major champion golfer Tiger Woods had lengthy emergency surgery after suffering serious injuries in a single vehicle car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning that left him trapped in his vehicle. Woods had been travelling alone to a shoot with...

  • Jon Rahm joins Callaway Golf

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 4 January 2021

    World No.2 and Ryder Cup star Jon Rahm joins Callaway Golf... and shoots a course record 59 in his opening round with his new equipment. Jon Rahm has signed a multi-year agreement to join Callaway's roster of tour players and will transition into a full bag of Callaway woods, irons and wedges, as well as playing a Callaway Chrome Soft X...

  • Ryder Cup star Matt Fitzpatrick signs for Bettinardi Golf

    Written by Rob Jerram on Wednesday, 9 December 2020

    European Tour and PGA Tour star Matt Fitzpatrick has signed with precision-milled putter brand Bettinardi Golf. World No.22 Fitzpatrick had chosen to play Bettinardi's DASS BB1 Flow Tour Dept. putter with a custom face milling throughout the 2020 PGA Tour season. He recorded five top-ten finishes and ranking second in Strokes Gained: Putting with 0.880 before putting pen to paper on a...

  • Opinion: The LET event in Saudi Arabia was anything but "cool"

    Written by Anthony Harwood on Friday, 13 November 2020

    Professional women's golf was played in Saudi Arabia for the first time with the LET's Saudi Ladies International at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club. But should professional golf tours play in a country which has faced widespread criticism for its human rights record? Anthony Harwood, former Daily Mail Foreign Editor, doesn't believe so and explains why those playing in the Ladies...

  • WITB Aaron Rai - Scottish Open champion

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 5 October 2020

    We find out what's in the bag of Scottish Open champion Aaron Rai, the European Tour golfer who is coached by Me and My Golf stars Andy Proudman and Piers Ward. Aaron Rai lifted his second European Tour title with victory in the Scottish Open at the Renaissance Club. The 25-year-old beat fellow countryman Tommy Fleetwood with a par at the...

  • Paul Lawrie reflects on his life in golf

    Written by John Huggan on Friday, 2 October 2020

    As Paul Lawrie retires from the European Tour, we delved into the Golf World archives to republish the 1999 Open Champion's 'Perspectives' interview in which the Scotsman sat down with John Huggan to reflect on his life and his phenomenal career at golf's top table. When I first became a club pro at Banchory Golf Club, my boss at the time...

  • Bryson DeChambeau is the monster golf created

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 21 September 2020

    Bryson DeChambeau overpowered and out-thought the field at Winged Foot for a dominant first Major victory in the US Open. But, as ouar columnist Andrew Cotter muses here, golf must always be a game of skill over power. Tam Arte Quam Marte... I do like to start off with a bit of Latin – it creates an air of intelligence where none might actually...

  • WITB and winning stats: US Open champ Bryson DeChambeau

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 21 September 2020

    Bryson DeChambeau produced a stunning display to win the US Open at Winged Foot. Here we look at the golf clubs the American had in his bag and the numbers behind his dominant maiden Major victory Bryson DeChambeau made history as he claimed his first Major title, winning the US Open by six shots at Winged Foot for his seventh PGA...

  • Major preview: 2020 US Open golf at Winged Foot

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 11 September 2020

    Golf's second Major of 2020 sees the US Open head to New York where the world's best players will battle it out across Wing Foot's West Course from September 17-20.  It's been 14 years since a Major Championship last visited this part of New York, the 2006 US Open producing one of the most dramatic climaxes to a golf tournament of...

  • In numbers: The stats behind the 2019-2020 PGA Tour season

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 10 September 2020

    The fascinating numbers, stats and stories behind the Covid-19 impacted PGA Tour golf season. It’s been a topsy-turvy year on the PGA Tour, but for all the challenges it has still served up some incredible golf drama. RELATED: Everything you need to know about the 2020 US Open We trawled the stats to uncover some of the most interesting numbers from the 2019/20...

  • WITB: FedExCup winner Dustin Johnson

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 7 September 2020

    World No.1 Dustin Johnson won his 23rd PGA Tour title and first FedExCup at the season-ending Tour Championship using a full bag of TaylorMade golf clubs.  DJ fired rounds of 67-70-64-68 at East Lake and held off final round surges from Zander Schauffele and Justin Thomas to win by three strokes at 21-under. RELATED: WITB and winning stats - US Open champion Bryson...

  • WITB Tiger Woods

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 10 August 2020

    What golf clubs are in 15-time Major champion Tiger Woods' bag for 2020?  2019 was a pretty good year for Tiger Woods. He won his first major in over a decade at the Masters. He won the ZOZO Championship. He only missed two cuts all year. He climbed back into the top-10 in the Official World Golf Rankngs for the first time...

  • Record-breaker Collin Morikawa wins US PGA Championship

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 10 August 2020

    Collin Morikawa shot the lowest final round in US PGA Championship history to win his his maiden Major at TPC Harding Park in just his 28th start as a pro. On an action-packed day that saw nine players hold the lead, Morikawa produced the spectacular moments required to win a Major, chipping in from short-right of the 14th green for birdie...

  • WITB: Andy Sullivan

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Andy Sullivan won the English Championship at Hanbury Manor using a full bag of Ping golf clubs. Ryder Cup star Sullivan was in outstanding form on home soil as he won his fourth European Tour title and first since October 2015. Related: WITB Collin Morikawa The Englishman shot a closing 65 to back up rounds of 66, 62 and 64, finishing 27-under par,...

  • WITB: Collin Morikawa

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Collin Morikawa used TaylorMade clubs and ball to win his first Major at the US PGA Championship. The American shot a closing 64 (-6) at TPC Harding Park, including a spectacular chip-in and eagle on the back nine, to finish -13, two clear of Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson. RELATED: WITB Dustin Johnson It is the 23-year-old's third PGA Tour victory in little more...

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