2008

  • Singh Stere win

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Monday, 22 December 2008

    Vijay Singh made three straight birdies early on the back nine to clinch Tiger Woods' Chevron World Challenge at the weekend - and cap off an $18 million season. His 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole saw him close with a 5-under 67 for a one-shot victory over Steve Stricker. "When I show up and I know I can't win the golf...

  • dec17 euroreturns

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 17 December 2008

    The European Open will be held at The London Golf Club for the second consecutive year from May 28-31 following its successful return to England last season for the first time since 1994. A world class field, including defending champion Ross Fisher  will contest the £2.4 million tournament which can secure precious earnings towards the inaugural Race to Dubai. Fisher profited most...

  • golf open result

    Written by TG Writer on Tuesday, 16 December 2008

    Jamie Donaldson became the new Mauritius Golf Open champion in fitting style on Sunday by rolling in a 25-foot putt at the last hole for birdie. The 33-year-old Welshman who lives in Macclesfield, England, completed a closing round 67 to finish three strokes clear of pre-championship favourite Gregory Havret, of France. But once again, the tournament lived up...

  • dec15 weekleyplays

    Written by TG staff writer on Monday, 15 December 2008

    US Ryder Cup star Boo Weekley will be aiming to become the first American winner of the Commercialbank Qatar Masters  at Doha Golf Club from January 22-25. The colourful star from Florida, a key player in Paul Azinger’s US victory over Europe at Valhalla, will make his Middle East debut at the $2.5 million tournament.   “Boo Weekley certainly brought something different to...

  • Tiger Woods caddie calls Mickelson a prick

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Monday, 15 December 2008

    Phil Mickelson has hit back at Tiger's caddie Steve Williams after the Kiwi brandes the world No3 " a prick".  Williams made the comment in New Zealand, and added, "I don't particularly like the guy [Mickelson]. He pays me no respect at all and hence I don't pay him any respect. It's no secret we don't get along either." Now Mickelson has come out with...

  • John Daly smashes camera into tree

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Thursday, 11 December 2008

    Troubled John Daly smashed a fan's camera into a tree in the first round of the Australian Open yesterday. After pushing his tee shot wide on the ninth hole - his last - Daly walked into the trees, where Brad Clegg tried to take a picture. Daly reportedly snatched the camera and smashed it against the nearest tree, telling the man, "You want...

  • dec9 harringtontops

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 9 December 2008

    Surprise, surprise, Padraig Harrington has been named the 2008 European Tour Golfer of the Year. Harrington was a red-hot favourite to carry off the top prize which crowned a truly sensational season for the Irishman during which he firmly established himself as one of the top five players in the world. In a glorious three week spell in mid-summer, the 37 year old...

  • annika sorenstam career ends

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 9 December 2008

    Annika Sorenstam is aiming to finish her illustrious career on a high with a perfect three-peat at this week’s Dubai Ladies Masters, her last competitive event before she steps away from the game. A hat-trick of titles in Dubai would be a perfect farewell gift for Sorenstam whose glittering career, spanning 15 years, is studded with 89 professional victories, including 10...

  • Frazar shoots 59 in Q school

    Written by John Strege, Golf World on Monday, 8 December 2008

    Here's how Harrison Frazar shot 59 on the Nicklaus Tournament Course on Saturday: He left a 15-birdie putt on the lip at 18 for 58. It was that easy for Frazar (or at least it looked that way), who had 11 birdies - seven consecutive at one point on the back nine - and an eagle, 13-under par on another...

  • dec5 mastersoff

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 5 December 2008

    The Indian Masters has been removed from the 2009 European Tour International Schedule following the recent Mumbai terrorist attacks. Co-sanctioned by The European Tour, the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the event was set to be played at the Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi, on February 5-8.   Mohamed Juma Buamaim, Vice Chairman and CEO of ‘golf in Dubai’,...

  • fantasy golf knockout cup draw

    Written by TG Editor on Monday, 1 December 2008

    This year's Winter Fantasy Golf League has got off to a flying start as thousands of you each fight it out  for a share of the £10,000 prize pot. This year's game has seen the introduction of an all-new game called the Knockout Cup which all players registered for the Winter Fantasy League are automatically entered into. It started this weekend with the Australian...

  • nov19 donaldreturns

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 19 November 2008

    Luke Donald is set to make his long-awaited return from injury. Donald is set to make his comeback in the Sun City Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club in South Africa in December. "I absolutely believe I'll be ready," said Donald who underwent wrist surgery in the summer. After missing the cut at The Masters, Luke was just returning to form when...

  • Henningsson leads graduates at Q School

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 18 November 2008

    Swede Oskar Henningsson has won the European Tour Q School at PGA Catalunya, Spain, and been joined by 32 other players in earning their cards. Henningsson has barely been off the top of the leaderboard all week and finished with a 69, his fifth round of the week in the 60s, for a four shot victory from Austrailian Wade Ormsby and Carlos...

  • Fantasy League knockout cup

    Written by TG Editor on Wednesday, 12 November 2008

    The Winter Fantasy Golf League may have kicked off but that doesn't mean you're too late to join as our first ever Knockout Cup starts on November 26th. The knockout competition will see Fantasy Golf team managers paired up randomly in the same way the knockout rounds of the FA Cup work to win a fantastic golf holiday to Arcos Gardens...

  • Winter Fantasy league Final sign up day

    Written by TG Editor on Wednesday, 5 November 2008

    So this is it. The FINAL day of sign up before our £10,000 Winter Golf Fantasy League kicks off with Thursday's HSBC Champions event. That means to qualify for the points from that big event you MUST have signed up before it starts in Shanghai at around 1.30am Thursday morning. That really only gives you today and tonight...

  • Kim and Villegas join European Tour

    Written by Kit Alexander on Thursday, 30 October 2008

    Anthony Kim and Camilo Villegas have confirmed that they will be joining the European Tour for the coming season. The two players have been lured across the Atlantic to increase their international commitments by the lucrative Race to Dubai which gets underway with the HSBC Champions on 6 November - an event both players will be teeing off in. The pair are widely regarded...

  • Great deals on BMW PGA Championship tickets

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 28 October 2008

    The European Tour is offering great pre-Christmas deals for BMW PGA Championship tickets. With Christmas just around the corner these great value tickets for the European Tour's flagship event would be the perfect present for any golf mad friend or relative, or a festive treat for yourself. The 2009 Championship is being held on the famous West Course at Wentworth in Surrey between...

  • Sergio wins in Spain

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Monday, 27 October 2008

    Sergio Garcia dedicated his first European Tour win since 2005 to Seve Ballesteros after victory in the Castello Masters on the course he played as a boy. The 28 year old, hosting the inaugural event at the Club de Campo del Mediterráneo where his father is still the host professional, closed with a four under par 67 to finish three shots ahead...

  • Sign up for winter fantasy league today

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 15 October 2008

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy League is back for the winter and you can sign up right now. The weather may have taken a turn for the worse but there's going to be plenty of golf being played around the world throughout the winter months. You can get your golf fix by signing up for the TG winter fantasy league and giving yourself...

  • Brazil to host Faldo Series Grand Final

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 1 October 2008

    Nick Faldo has announced that the Grand Final of the Faldo Series will take place in Brazil this October. The Costa do Sauipe Golf Resort on the northern coast of Brazil will play host to 80 finalists from more than 30 Faldo Series tournaments in the UK, Europe and South America from 25-31 October. It will be the first time that the...

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