June

  • US Open: The Latest Odds

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Wednesday, 12 June 2013

    Golf’s four major championships always draw out golf fans looking to make the tournament that bit more interesting by placing a few quid on their favourites, or perhaps somebody that’s been tipped. Well with the US Open at Merion getting underway tomorrow, you’ve not got long left to back your man. Tiger Woods is the headline favourite across all bookmakers, with 888sport...

  • Take A Punt On This Week’s US Open

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    Tiger Woods is now out to 6/1 to win the US Open this weekend with Ladbrokes, with second favourite Phil Mickelson at a massive 20/1. As Woods approaches the fifth anniversary of his last major win, the firm are ready to take him on and are offering a stand out 6/1 to claim his 15th major title, despite him coming into the tournament with...

  • Take A Punt On This Week’s US Open

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    Tiger Woods is now out to 6/1 to win the US Open this weekend with Ladbrokes, with second favourite Phil Mickelson at a massive 20/1. As Woods approaches the fifth anniversary of his last major win, the firm are ready to take him on and are offering a stand out 6/1 to claim his 15th major title, despite him coming into the tournament with...

  • Fantasy Golf Preview: US Open

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 11 June 2013

    In the decades since the East Course at Merion Golf Club hosted its last major championship – the 1981 U.S. Open – the general thought was that golf at its highest level had outgrown the now-100-year-old venue. Indeed, at 6,996 yards the par-70 layout is the first US Open venue to measure under 7,000-yards since Shinnecock Hills in 2004. However, contours on fairways and greens...

  • Inbee Park Wins Her Third Major

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 June 2013

    Srixon staffer Inbee Park secured her third major and the seventh win of her career at the third sudden death playoff hole with an 18-foot birdie putt at the Wegmans LPGA Championship. The world number one who has won the first two majors of the 2013 LPGA season, said: “It was tough to win the second one – Evian, after four years...

  • Wesselingh Hands John Letters Their First Tour Win In 40 Years

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 10 June 2013

    John Letters is celebrating after staff player Paul Wesselingh won the Handa PGA Seniors Championship at De Vere Mottram Hall, ending the brand’s 40 years of hurt. The 2012 European Senior Tour Rookie of the Year handed the famous Scottish brand their first win on a main tour since the golden days of the early 70’s with a 20-under-par total of 272...

  • Las Colinas To Host Third Consecutive European Tour Q-School

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Friday, 7 June 2013

    Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, one of Continental Europe’s Top-100 golf courses, will be under the international golfing spotlight once again when the European Tour Qualifying School Stage 2 returns to the Spanish resort later this year.  From 2-5th November, golf’s rising superstars will descend upon the secluded Troon-managed venue to battle it out for full exemption to the main...

  • ISPS HANDA PGA Seniors Championship Launched By Three-Hole Challenge

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 6 June 2013

    The ISPS HANDA PGA Seniors Championship was launched in style last night at De Vere Mottram Hall when former Ryder Cup Captain Mark James, defending tournament champion Paul Wesselingh and former European Senior Tour Order of Merit winner Peter Fowler, were joined by Manchester City legend Paul Dickov, former England cricket stars Darren Gough and Steve Harmison, as well as...

  • Fantasy Golf: FedEx St. Jude Classic preview

    Written by Kit Alexander, TG Instruction Editor on Tuesday, 4 June 2013

    The 2013 Today’s Golfer Fantasy Golf game stays in America this week for the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. The 7,239-yard layout was the toughest of the 13 par-70s in non-Majors on the PGA Tour last season so it should provide a good test in preparation for next week’s US Open. Finding fairways and greens has proven very difficult...

  • Richard Wallis Shoots 65 To Claim EuroPro Win

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 3 June 2013

    Richard Wallis shot a final-round 65 to win the PGA EuroPro Tour’s Kerry London Championship by seven strokes from Nick McCarthy. Wallis – from Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club – began the last day at Burhill Golf Club’s New Course as joint leader with McCarthy, but his seven-under-par final round took him to 15-under for the tournament, earning him the £10,000 winner’s cheque, a brand new...

  • Simon Khan And Paul Casey Among Names To Secure US Open Spots

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 28 May 2013

    Simon Khan put his BMW PGA Championship playoff defeat behind him to secure a place at next month’s US Open. A day after his four-hole playoff loss to Matteo Manassero at Wentworth, the 40-year-old carded a 67 and 70 to qualify in first place. The Englishman said: “I only slept for about half an hour last night and I even thought about...