January

  • Player says McIlroy will be no.1

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 28 January 2010

    As Gary Player warmed up for the inaugural Saadiyat Beach Classic, the enigmatic South African pinpointed young Irish sensation as the next world number 1 of golf.  The  legendary Player is supremely confident that if McIlroy continues on the same path his future will be bright and ladened with trophies and success.  “He has a great team behind him, bags of talent and...

  • Fantasy League preview: Qatar Masters

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 26 January 2010

    We stay with the European Tour’s Desert Swing in the Middle East for the fourth event of the FREE TG Fantasy League. Alvaro Quiros will be the defending champion at the Qatar Masters at Doha GC but must compete with a star-studded field all hoping to bag the €294,584 winners cheque and Ryder Cup qualification points. Five of the world’s top 10...

  • Kaymer wins in Abu Dhabi

    Written by Golf World staff on Monday, 25 January 2010

    Germany’s Martin Kaymer won the Abu Dhabi Championships for the second time in three years, when he beat England’s Ian Poulter by a stroke. Level with Poulter on the final tee, the 25-year-old hit two terrific strokes on to the back of the green, and two putted for a birdie, while Poulter could only...

  • Schwartzel does it again in South Africa

    Written by Golf World staff on Monday, 18 January 2010

    Charl Schwartzel cruised to his second straight European Tour title with a six shot win at the Joburg Open. The Africa Open winner coasted around Royal Johannesburg and Kensington in a five under par 66, following rounds of 63, 68 and 64 for a 23 under par total. That was far too good for the chasing pack, with Schwartzel’s fellow South...

  • Fantasy League preview: Sony Open

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 12 January 2010

    This week’s Fantasy League event is the PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Hawaii. The second event of the American season has attracted a strong 140-man field to Waialae Country Club on Honolulu. Zach Johnson is the defending champion while Vijay Singh, Ernie Els and Luke Donald will all be making their first appearances of 2010. You have until 5pm on Thursday 14 January...

  • Monty’s Europe regain Royal Trophy

    Written by Golf World Staff Writer on Monday, 11 January 2010

    Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie was in ebullient form after his European team beat Asia 8 ½ points to 7 ½ in the Royal Trophy in Thailand; revenge for last year’s four point defeat. “It was an honour to captain the European team,” said the Scot, who was filling in while Seve Ballesteros continued to recover from his brain tumour. “This is...

  • Fantasy League preview: SBS Championship

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 4 January 2010

    The first points-scoring event of the TG Fantasy League is the opening event of the 2010 PGA Tour season, the SBS Championship at Kapalua in Hawaii. Geoff Ogilvy will defend his title as a talented field lines up hoping to make a fast start to this Ryder Cup season. Only 28 golfers will be teeing it up but with 10 of the...