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  • 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 our 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...

  • What would Tiger Woods' handicap index be?

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Tiger Woods has the lowest handicap of any tour pro. Technically, Tiger Woods hasn’t had an official handicap since he was 20 and playing off +8. RELATED: The new World Handicap System explained But using the ‘old’ USGA method where the best 10 of 20 scores count for handicapping purposes (the new World Handicap System will use the best eight of 20), Lou...

  • WITB: Jon Rahm

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Jon Rahm holed a stunning 66-foot putt with his Spider X putter to beat fellow TaylorMade staffer Dustin Johnson and win the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields. The 25-year-old World No.2's sloping putt stunned World No.1 DJ, who had holed a 50-footer to force the play-off at the FedEx Cup Playoffs event in Illinois. RELATED: WITB and winning stats - US Open champion...

  • US PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson leads, Koepka ramps pressure, final round tee times

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 7 August 2020

    Dustin Johnson holds the 54-hole lead at the US PGA Championship, but 19 players are within five shots heading into the final round at TPC Harding Park. Johnson shot an equal best-of-the-day 65 (-5) to move to nine-under par, a shot ahead of Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Champ as he looks to add the PGA Championship to his 2016 US Open...

  • WITB: Sam Horsfield

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 3 August 2020

    Sam Horsfield won his second European Tour title in three weeks at the Celtic Classic. The Englishman was using a Titleist bag... but the majority of his equipment was made by TaylorMade. Horsfield's bag for his 'UK Swing' victory at Celtic Manor comprised 13 TaylorMade clubs, a Bettinardi putter and Titleist ball. The 23-year-old Englishman's win on the Ryder Cup-hosting Twenty Ten course...

  • The Majors: US PGA Championship preview

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 3 August 2020

    Golf's first Major of the year is finally upon us with the US PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park. Here's everything you need to know as Brooks Koepka aims to win his third consecutive US PGA Championship in San Francisco... Have the US PGA Championship tee times been announced yet? Yes, for the opening two rounds. We're eight hours ahead of San Francisco...

  • The 2020 Ryder Cup has been postponed

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 8 July 2020

    2020 Ryder Cup postponed until 2021 It's the announcement we've all been expecting and dreading: the 2020 Ryder Cup has been postponed until 2021.  The 2020 Ryder Cup was scheduled for Sept 25-27 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. The location will remain the same but will now be played September 21-26, 2021.  “Unlike other major sporting events that are played in existing stadiums,...

  • Six things to know about the 2020 European Tour schedule

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 29 June 2020

    1. New and returning tournaments The European Tour season will resume with back-to-back $500,000 events in Austria, co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour. The Austrian Open (July 9-12) and Euram Bank Open (July 15-18) will be followed by a six-week ‘UK Swing’, starting with the British Masters. Three new events – the English Championship, Celtic Classic and UK Championship – will be played in...

  • Nine things you need to know about the PGA Championship – the first major of 2020

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 29 June 2020

    1. Is the US PGA still going ahead? It looks like a goer. Public health officials in San Francisco have approved plans to hold the US PGA Championship without spectators at TPC Harding Park, from August 6-9. The PGA of America had hoped to host up to 40,000 fans per day. Instead, they intend to adopt the PGA Tour’s safety protocols,...

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