2012

  • Tiger Gets In Some Early Practice

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 7 August 2012

    This week’s US PGA Championship marks somewhat of an uncommon course debut for one Tiger Woods. The American has never played the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island in competition before, and so he felt the need to sneak out before 6am on Monday to avoid the galleries and get in some much needed practice. Woods said: “It was nice to...

  • US PGA Championship Tee Times

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 7 August 2012

    The last major of the season gets under way this Thursday on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, South Carolina. As usual the organisers have paired all the stars together in half a dozen groups in the morning and another half a dozen or so in the afternoon. Some of the show groups for this year's US PGA...

  • Fantasy Golf: USPGA Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 7 August 2012

    After a thrilling finale to the WGC event at Firestone, there's no let-up in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, as we arrive at the final Major of the season, the USPGA Championship, with triple points on offer. The host this week is Kiawah Island's Ocean Course, which can be stretched to a monstrous 7,676 yards and is...

  • PGA Pros play stableford event

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 3 August 2012

    Have you ever watched the PGA Tour’s continuous strokeplay events and wished that they would liven them up now and again? Well, tucked away in Nevada, at the Montreux Country Club, while the cameras are focused on the world’s best players at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, the likes of Padraig Harrington, Camilo Villegas and John Daly are taking part in the...

  • Ryder Cup race hots up at WGC Bridgestone Invitational

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 3 August 2012

    With The Ryder Cup only seven weeks away, the race for automatic qualification is really starting to heat up, and where better to stake a claim than at the showcase WGC event at Firestone Country Club and next week’s PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. American Jim Furyk was the first to blink yesterday, racing to an opening round 63 (-7). A...

  • Fantasy Golf: WGC Bridgestone Invitational preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 30 July 2012

    There are two vital tournaments coming up in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, with this week's double points WGC Bridgestone Invitational followed by triple points on offer at the final Major of the season, the USPGA Championship. All but one of the world's top 50 - Webb Simpson - are playing, plus a host of tournament winners from...

  • Couples, Wiesberger, Piercy and Park all win

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 30 July 2012

    Fred Couples, Bernd Wiesberger, Scotrt Piercy and Inbee Park all claimed victories in a busy weekend of world class golf. American Couples birdied the final two holes at Turnberry to win the Senior British Open by two shots from compatriot Gary Hallberg as overnight leader Bernhard Langer struggled to a 75 after being put on the clock. "It was obviously a very fun...

  • Fantasy Golf: RBC Canadian Open Preview

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Tuesday, 24 July 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, switches back to the PGA Tour this week for the RBC Canadian Open. Newly-crowned Open Champion Ernie Els has honoured his commitment to play at Hamilton Golf & Country Club in Ancaster, which last held the championship in 2006. It’s a par-70 track that measures just 6,985 yards and the...

  • Fantasy Golf: Scottish Open preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 10 July 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, stays on the European Tour this week for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart GC, near Inverness. The Gil Hanse-designed course only opened in 2009 but it has already won awards and was a popular addition to the European Tour schedule when it made its debut...

  • Seemingly easy win for Siem in France

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 9 July 2012

    Marcel Siem ended an eight-year drought with victory at the French Open at Paris National Golf Club. Siem carded a four-under par 67 on Sunday to finish eight under, one clear of Italian Francesco Molinari, who shot a stunning 64 in his final round. The Italian’s final round began with a double bogey but he played flawlessly from then on, firing nine...

  • Fantasy Golf: French Open preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 3 July 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, returns to the European Tour for this week's French Open at Le Golf National, near Paris. As you would expect from a course that's set to host the Ryder Cup in 2018, it's a stern test with a number of risk-and-reward decisions to be made. It's a modern layout - opened in...

  • Woods surpasses Jack Nicklaus’ winning tally with victory at AT&T

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 2 July 2012

    Tiger Woods passed Jack Nicklaus on the all-time PGA Tour victory list as he won the AT&T National at Congressional. It was Woods’ third PGA Tour victory of the season and 74th of his career, winning by two shots from compatriot Bo Van Pelt after a final round of 69 to finish on eight-under par. Woods is now second on the all-time...

  • Donaldson breaks duck at Royal Portrush

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 2 July 2012

    Jamie Donaldson finally clinched his maiden European Tour title with victory at the Irish Open at Royal Portrush. The Welshman, who had a new caddie on the bag at the start of the week, shot a final round of 66 to finish on 18-under par to triumph in his 255th Tour start by four shots. England's Anthony Wall,...

  • Fantasy Golf: AT&T National Preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 26 June 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, continues on the PGA Tour this week with the AT&T National at Congressional. The tournament returns to last year's US Open host venue after a two-year stint at Aronimink while Congressional was preparing to stage Rory McIlroy's triumph. The par-71 layout is a lengthy 7,569 yards off the tee so distance is important,...

  • Fantasy Golf: Travelers Championship preview

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 20 June 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, stays Stateside for this week for the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. For the third time in five years, the golfers that competed in the US Open will have embarked on a cross-country trip from the West Coast to TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. The host track is a...

  • us open final round

    Written by US Open 2012 on Monday, 18 June 2012

    The US Open served up a final-round thriller as two former winners tried to keep the field at bay. Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell and American Jim Furyk looked likely to land their second US Open title. But it was Webb Simpson who stole the show with a storming round of 68. McDowell got off to a terrible start and was four over...

  • us open round two

    Written by US Open 2012 on Saturday, 16 June 2012

    Tiger Woods showed poise and perseverance as he dug deep to lead the US Open at The Olympic CLub in San Francisco. He joined warhorses Jim Furyk and David Toms at one under as the incredinly tough course chewed up many of the pre-tournament favourites. Gone are Luke Donald and Rory McIlRoy and Masters champion Bubba Watson as the event moves...

  • us open round one

    Written by US Open 2012 on Friday, 15 June 2012

    Justin Rose and Graeme McDowell spearheaded the British challenge in the opening round of the US Open as the big three of Luke Donald, Rory MCIlroy and Lee Westwood struggled on a very difficult Olympic club course in San Francisco. Rose and McDowell both carded one-under-par 69s and were two of only six players under par. Tiger Woods was also on...

  • Fantasy Golf: US Open preview

    Written by US Open 2012 on Monday, 11 June 2012

    The second Major Championship of the year means there are triple points up for grabs this week in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel. The world's top players will be battling it out for the US Open at the Olympic Club, California, and battle may be an appropriate description as the course set-up is expected to be...

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