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  • European Tour to return with six UK tournaments

    Written by Rob McGarr on Friday, 22 May 2020

    European Tour set to resume in July with six UK tournaments – including a return of the English Open and several brand new events. With the PGA Tour due to resume shortly, at the Charles Schwab Challenge on 11 June, European Tour golfers and fans have been wondering when professional golf may recommence in Europe.  Read more: How the PGA Tour plans...

  • 10 things we know about the 2020 golf season

    Written by Michael Catling on Tuesday, 19 May 2020

    Everything we know so far about the strangest golf season in history. Two months after the golf season was put on hold by Coronavirus, this year’s Open in Sandwich has been cancelled, we are no closer to knowing when the European Tour will return, or whether the Ryder Cup will even go ahead in September. The good news is that the Masters,...

  • Anonymous caddie survey

    Written by John Huggan & Brian Wacker on Monday, 18 May 2020

    What do the men who carry the bags for the game's best players really think? Golf World granted 50 tour caddies anonymity in order to hear the truth about life on tour. Q1. Which player would you most like to caddie for? What does a caddie want from his paymaster? To be treated nicely and to be very handsomely remunerated. And if...

  • How the PGA Tour plans to play on despite Coronavirus

    Written by Rob McGarr on Thursday, 14 May 2020

    PGA Tour announces how it will protect players' health during Coronavirus The PGA Tour has outlined to players the health and safety measures that will be in place when play resumes next month at the Charles Schwab Challenge. The 37-page document, which was sent to players on 12 May, previews a comprehensive testing and screening plan that will await players. The plan...

  • Total Driving is the name of the game...

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 22 April 2020

    Once the US PGA Tour action resumes this season following the pandemic-caused layoff, fans’ eyes will naturally drift towards the players who can crush the ball off the tee. It's always been that way from when Sam Snead was the Tour’s longest driver of the ball, followed by big hitters like Jack Nicklaus, John Daly and today’s bashers such as Cameron Champ,...

  • The new-look 2020 golf schedule

    Monday, 6 April 2020

    The new 2020 golf schedule The 2020 golf schedule has been obliterated by the Coronavirus pandemic, leaving golf fans to wonder if and when the majors, Ryder Cup, PGA Tour and European Tour will be played in 2020.  Here's how the heavily-amended 2020 golf season looks as things stand:  US Open The US Open, previously scheduled for 18-21 June at Winged Foot in New...

  • The Open 2020 has been cancelled

    Monday, 6 April 2020

    The Open 2020 has been cancelled The Open 2020 has been cancelled in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, meaning this year will be the first time since World War II that the major has not been played. The Open was due to be played at Royal St George's from 12-19 July but will now be held at the Kent course in 2021 instead.  St...

  • Tiger Woods WITB 2020

    Monday, 10 February 2020

    What clubs is Tiger Woods using in 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 since 2013. He tied...

  • Ricky Elliott: ‘I honestly think Brooks Koepka might try harder in regular events than he does in Majors’

    Written by Garrett Johnston on Saturday, 8 February 2020

    Exclusive: Ricky Elliott, caddie to World No.1 Brooks Koepka, dishes the dirt on his boss and reveals what the real motivation was behind THAT photoshoot... How has your relationship evolved since you started working for Brooks at the 2013 PGA Championship? It’s obviously evolved with results, but he’s just the same chap. We have a lot of fun. He’s not a very...

  • Going for gold! The field for the 2020 Olympics is taking shape

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 7 February 2020

    The road to Tokyo 2020 is heating up and some big names are set to miss out... When is it? The Olympic Men’s Competition begins six days after the opening ceremony in Tokyo, and 11 days after The Open finishes. It will be played over 72 holes of strokeplay at Kasumigaseki Country Club’s East Course (pictured below), one of Japan’s oldest...

  • A quick 18 with... Lucas Bjerregaard

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 6 February 2020

    The two-time European Tour winner on playing with Tiger for the first time, his celebrity pro-am partner who suffered an attack of the shanks and the moment he bared all in front of his friends… Given the power, what one thing would you change in golf?  Pace of play. If rounds could take four-and-a-half hours, rather than more than five, that...

  • AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 4 February 2020

    AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Who to back and how to watch  The PGA Tour heads to Pebble Beach for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week Last year, Phil Mickelson claimed a a record-tying fifth title with a final round 7-under 65 that he completed on Monday, in addition to becoming the tournaments oldest winner at the age of 48. He returns this...

  • Rory McIlroy to return to World No.1 next week

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Rory McIlroy is set to reclaim the World No.1 ranking spot next week, without even picking up a golf club  Brooks Koepka's streak of 38 weeks at the top of the World rankings ends next week, as Rory McIlroy will reclaim that mantle for the first time since 2015  - despite neither of them playing this week. McIlroy is currently just 0.1898...

  • What you missed: Wins for Simpson and McDowell, a new PGA Tour record and LPGA cancel Chinese tournament amid Coronavirus concern

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Wins for Simpson and McDowell, a new PGA Tour record, Colt Knost announces retirement and LPGA Tour cancel Chinese event due to Coronavirus After losing in a play-off to Hideki Matsuyama at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2017, Webb Simpson had his revenge on TPC Scottsdale, besting Tony Finau with a birdie on the first play-off hole. For Simpson, it means...

  • Webb Simpson earns play-off win over Tony Finau at Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Webb Simpson capatilises on stunning finish with birdie on first play-off hole to beat out Tony Finau to the Waste Management Phoenix Open title Tony Finau looked all set to end a spell of nearly four years without a win, but it was Webb Simpson who snatched the title with a birdie on the first play-off hole at TPC Scottsdale.  Simpson, who...

  • WITB: Webb Simpson's winning clubs

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Find out what clubs Webb Simpson used to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open  Driver: Titleist TS3 (10.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei Blue AV 65 TX shaft 3-wood: Titleist TS2 (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 70 TX shaft 5-wood: Titleist 913Fd (18 degrees), UST Mamiya VTS 86 TX shaft Hybrids: Titleist 915Hd (21 degrees), Graphite Design Tour AD DI 105...

  • WITB: Graeme McDowell's winning clubs

    Sunday, 2 February 2020

    Find out what clubs Graeme McDowell used to claim his 11th European Tour title at the Saudi International Driver: Srixon Z 785 (9.5 degrees), Fujikura Ventus Blue 6X shaft 3-wood: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 70 TX shaft 5-wood:  Titleist TS3 (18), Fujikura Tour Spec 8.2 X shaft Irons:  Srixon Z 585 (3), Mitsubishi OT Tour 110 X shaft...

  • Graeme McDowell holds on for 11th European Tour title at Saudi International

    Sunday, 2 February 2020

    Graeme McDowell calls victory 'special' after earning 11th European Tour title at the Saudi International Graeme McDowell claimed his first European Tour title in over five years with a level-par final round to end the week at Royal Greens G&CC on 12-under, two shots clear of defending champion Dustin Johnson.  The Northern Irishman, whose last win came at the 2014 Open de...

  • PGA Tour Commissioner sent email to players warning about potential new Tour

    Wednesday, 29 January 2020

    PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan sent an email to players on Monday warning against joining any new rival Golf Tour after talks resurfaced of a potential global Tour last week. Talks of a global golf Tour have been around for over two decades, but things seemed to escalate last week as news began to circulate that organisers of British Based company...

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