December

  • 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...