2013

  • Olazabal inspires Europe to Royal Trophy win

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 23 December 2013

    Europe overcame a two-point deficit to defeat Asia on a dramatic final day of the Royal Trophy at Dragon Lake Golf Club. Jose Maria Olazabal, who oversaw a similarly thrilling Ryder Cup win against the United States at Medinah last year, again captained Europe for the annual event in Guangzhou, China. His side began Sunday's play 5-3 down and lost the first...

  • Wesselingh seals MCB Tour Championship and Euro Senior Tour Order of Merit

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 16 December 2013

    Paul Wesselingh ended a fairytale year in stunning style with a commanding five-stroke victory in the MCB Tour Championship as the Englishman sealed the European Senior Tour Order of Merit crown in empathic fashion in Mauritius. The Englishman completed a dream double at Constance Belle Mare Plage, closing with a three under par 69 for a winning total of 14 under...

  • Golf Infographic: The Road to Mauritius – MCB Tour Championship 2013

    Wednesday, 11 December 2013

    As the countdown begins to this year’s MCB Tour Championship at Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius on 13-15 December, Constance Hotels have created this golf infographic to tell the story of The Road to Mauritius. Using stats from the events in this year’s European Senior Tour, and ahead of the season finale in Mauritius next weekend, they’ve got the lowdown on who’s who at the 2013 MCB...

  • Jimenez seals fairytale victory in Hong Kong

    Written by Joel Tadman on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

    Miguel Angel Jimenez came out on top in a three-man playoff to successfully defend his Hong Kong Open title in Fanling. The Spaniard birdied the first playoff hole to defeat Welshman Stuart Manley and Thailand's Prom Meesawat. The win marks the 20th victory of his career, moving him up to 38th in the Official World Golf Rankings. Jimenez also broke his own record...

  • Great savings available for Wales' first major championship

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 5 December 2013

    Wales will host a Major Championship for the first time in 2014 when The Senior Open Championship visits Royal Porthcawl GC (pictured) and all golf enthusiasts can ensure they are part of this special occasion by taking advantage of a festive ticketing offer. With Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to purchase advance ticket to see some...

  • Uihlein named Rookie of the Year

    Written by TG staff on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

    Peter Uihlein has been crowned Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year on the European Tour. The award completes a stand-out season for Uihlein which has seen him claim his maiden European Tour title and finish in the Top-10 on seven occasions on his way to finishing 14th on the final Race to Dubai rankings. Having started the season with playing rights...

  • Stenson clinches Race to Dubai with DP World Tour Championship win

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 18 November 2013

    Henrik Stenson sealed the Race to Dubai in emphatic fashion as he cruised to a six-shot victory at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship. The world number three becomes the first player to win the Race to Dubai and FedEx Cup in the same season after he clinched the PGA Tour title with victory at their Tour Championship in September. Stenson held a...

  • Fantasy Golf: DP World Tour Championship preview

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 12 November 2013

    The final tournament of the 2013 TG Fantasy Golf game is the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai. It's the culmination of the European Tour season and 56 of the top 60 in the Race to Dubai will be teeing up this week hoping to finish their season on a high and earn a share of...

  • Dubuisson earns dream win in Turkey

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 11 November 2013

    Victor Dubuisson held off a high-profile chasing pack including Tiger Woods to earn his first European Tour victory at the Turkish Airlines Open by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In the third of four events that make up the Final Series, culminating in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai next week, Dubuisson shot a final round of 69 to...

  • Monty cooks up a treat in Turkey

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 11 November 2013

    Here's ample evidence that Colin Montgomerie was in top cooking form at the weekend at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal where the host course designer welcomed guests to his on course villa on the eve of the final round of the inaugural Turkish Airlines Open. Monty played the perfect host and was dressed in full Maxx Royal chef clothing as he took...

  • Phil Mickelson heads for Abu Dhabi in the new year

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 8 November 2013

    Five-time Major winner and current world number four, Phil Mickelson (pictured), has confirmed his stake in the race for glory at January’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 2014 (16-19 January 2014). Mickelson’s return to the UAE capital ups the ante for the season-opening event which now sees three of the world’s top six players competing on Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s National...

  • Kaymer and Manassero provide plenty of fireworks in Turkey

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 7 November 2013

    German Ryder Cup hero Martin Kaymer faced Italian sensation Matteo Manassero in a target challenge from the balcony of Maxx Royal - one of the world’s finest hotels - in a spectacular warm-up for the The Turkish Airlines Open which started today. Over 2,000 guests gathered at The Maxx Royal Belek Golf & Spa where targets were placed in the expansive...

  • Fantasy Golf: Turkish Airlines Open preview

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 6 November 2013

    The penultimate tournament in the 2013 TG Fantasy Golf game is the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx course at Royal Antalya, Turkey. It's the European Tour's first visit to Turkey and the 7,100-yard, par 72 layout should offer up plenty of birdie opportunities - many experts are predicting the winning score to be around 20-under-par. The course is tree-lined and...

  • Dustin Johnson wins big in Shanghai

    Written by Joel Tadman on Monday, 4 November 2013

    American Dustin Johnson brushed off a European assault to win the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai thanks to an emphatic finish. The TaylorMade-adidas staffer entered the final round three shots clear of Ian Poulter and despite an early wobble, three-putting the opening hole, Johnson rallied on the back nine to post 66 and win by three shots at 24-under par. Johnson’s eighth tournament...

  • WGC HSBC Championship betting preview

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

    After the BMW Masters threw up a surprise 70/1 winner in Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, many golf fans will be looking to find more value in the star studied World Golf Championship in Shanghai, China this week. The Sheshan International Golf Course plays host to the second event of the European Tour’s Final Series, and with FedEx Cup points also on the line, it...

  • Fantasy Golf: WGC - HSBC Champions preview

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

    It's nearing crunch time in the TG Fantasy Golf game and this week's WGC - HSBC Championship at Sheshan International GC in Shanghai, China, is worth double points. The tournament counts towards the European Tour's 2013 Race to Dubai and the PGA Tour's 2013-14 FedEx Cup standings for the first time, so there's plenty for the 77-man field to play for. Ian Poulter...

  • Rory McIlroy beats Tiger Woods in exhibition match

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 28 October 2013

    Rory McIlroy secured his first 'win' of 2013 as he beat Tiger Woods by a shot in an exhibition match at Mission Hills. The Northern Irishman beat the man who replaced him as world number one in the big money match, thanks to a storming finish in China that included four birdies and an eagle in the closing seven holes. McIlroy eventually finished up with a...

  • Ryan Moore wins CIMB Classic

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 28 October 2013

    Ryan Moore birdied the first playoff hole to beat Gary Woodland and capture the CIMB Classic title on Monday morning, after an overnight delay caused by storms and darkness. Moore had to fight just to get in the playoff, getting up-and-down from 60-yards on the 72nd hole to salvage a par, meaning that he and Woodland both finished level at 14-under-par. In the playoff,...

  • Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano wins Shanghai Masters

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 28 October 2013

    Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano shot a closing four-under-par 68 to win the BMW Shanghai Masters - his seventh European Tour victory. The Spaniard chipped in on 17 to lead by three shots at Lake Malaren, but a double-bogey at the last hole saw him finish just the one shot clear of Francesco Molinari and Thongchai Jaidee. Italian Molinari had held the clubhouse lead on...

  • Rory McIlroy back to short odds at BMW Masters

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

    The Race to Dubai’s Final Series kicks off this week with the BMW Masters at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai, the first of four tournaments set to determine Europe’s number one for 2013. Henrik Stenson heads the betting at 6/1 with 888sport.com, while Rory McIlroy makes an appearance as second favourite at 8/1, thanks mainly to his closing 67 at the Korea...

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