May

  • John Daly's PGA Tour ban to end

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    John Daly's PGA Tour suspension is over, and the two-time major champion plans to return in three weeks for the St. Jude Championship and US Open qualifying. Daly was suspended for six months in November after a series of off-course incidents that brought negative publicity, the most recent a photo of him in an orange jail suit with his eyes half-closed...

  • Fisher defends European Open

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Ross Fisher defends his title at the London Club this week as the European open rolls into Kent. The Englishman will be full of confidence too after his final-round 64 at the weekend's BMW PGA Championship saw him push eventual winner Paul Casey all the way. Casey got up and down from a bunker on the last to win the European Tour's flagship event...

  • US open qualifying 09

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Peter Hanson got into next month's US Open by making a hole-in-one on the second playoff hole at Sunningdale to grab the 11th and final spot in a European qualifier Monday. Seven players who finished at 139 competed for five spots in the playoff. Jose-Manuel Lara, Jean-Francois Lucquin, Johan Edfors and Francesco Molinari each made birdie on the first extra hole to...

  • may22harringtononopen

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    *Why haven’t you played at Turnberry before? PH: Most golf courses I’ve played have tended to be ones I have played in competition as an amateur or as a pro, and besides the Open Championship itself, there has not been such an event at Turnberry.  I would certainly have come to play the Ailsa course if it wasn’t going to host an...

  • may22 harringtonatturnberry

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    Defending Open champion Padraig Harrington has praised the Ailsa Course at Turnberry during his first ever visit to the famous Scottish links organised by his club supplier Wilson Golf on Wednesday. “This was a fantastic chance for me to have an early look at the course layout and I really like what I see,” he said. “From watching it on TV I...

  • Jimenez and Wilson tune up for BMW Championship at Brands Hatch

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 21 May 2009

    Miguel Angel Jimenez and Oliver Wilson were given a driving master class at Brands Hatch Race Circuit on Tuesday, ahead of the BMW PGA Championship which teed off at Wentworth today. Ryder Cup teammates, Jimenez and Wilson, who battled for the 2008 BMW PGA Championship title in a play-off, won by Jimenez, went head to head again one year on at...

  • Mickelson suspends golf schedule

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Wednesday, 20 May 2009

    Phil Mickelson has suspended his schedule indefinitely after his wife Amy was diagnosed with breast cancer. According to a statemtn from his management company, his wife was to have more tests but begin treatment with major surgery as early as the next two weeks. The world No2 was due to play the Byron Nelson Championship this week before defending his title...

  • may19 golfersatbrandshatch

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 19 May 2009

    Two of Europe’s top golfers, Spaniard Miguel Āngel Jiménez and England’s Oliver Wilson were given a master class in driving at Brands Hatch Race Circuit today, ahead of the BMW PGA Championship which begins on Thursday at Wentworth. Ryder Cup teammates, Jiménez and Wilson, who battled for the 2008 BMW PGA Championship title in a play-off, won by Jiménez, went head...

  • Graeme McDowell - Scottish Open

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 14 May 2009

    Graeme McDowell will attempt to carve a niche for himself in Scottish golfing folklore this summer when he bids to become the first player in history to win The Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond Golf Club in successive years. But, to do so, he will have to overcome an impressive list of former champions all determined to stand in his...

  • Daly doing well

    Written by Golf World Editor on Friday, 8 May 2009

    John Daly, the bad boy of golf is enjoying his European Tour adventure after allegedly being kicked off the PGA Tour in America. Daly arrived in Spain last week sporting some very loud clothing and a smaller waistline - thanks to a Gastric band. He made the cut and finished tied 31st. This week he is doing battle in the Italian Open...