January

  • Ronan ready to rock and roll at Senior Open

    Written by Kevin Brown on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

    Northern Ireland’s Ronan Rafferty, who finished European Number One in 1989, has just reached the milestone of his 50th birthday and immediately turned his attention to a debut in the Senior Open Championship at Royal Porthcawl, South Wales, from July 24-27. Rafferty (pictured), who retired from competitive golf a decade ago, is relishing the opportunity to return to the limelight as...

  • Walker strolls to Sony Open victory

    Monday, 13 January 2014

    A bogey-free seven-under-par final round of 63 saw Jimmy Walker win the Sony Open in Hawaii by one shot from compatriot Chris Kirk.  The victory was Walker’s second on the PGA Tour having won the Frys.com Open in October. He picked up seven birdies on Sunday to finish 17-under par for the tournament. "I felt very calm and controlled. That's what you've...

  • Oosthuizen retains Champions crown in Durban

    Monday, 13 January 2014

    Louis Oosthuizen successfully defended his Volvo Golf Champions crown in Durban with a one-shot victory over compatriot Branden Grace.  It is the fourth year in succession the South African has begun the year with a victory on home soil. The 2010 Open Champion made birdies on the final two holes to beat Grace, having bogeyed the 16th.  "After my tee shot on...

  • Tiger tops $1 billion in career earnings

    Written by TG staff writer on Wednesday, 8 January 2014

    Tiger Woods has topped $1.3 billion in career earnings with $83 million in income last year. Woods, a 14-time major champion, topped golf's Rich List for the 11th time in its 11-year history with $83,091,508, including an estimated $71 million off the course and more than $12 million in prize money. US magazine Golf Digest says Woods’ winnings of more than $155...

  • Miguel plans to compete in Senior Open

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 6 January 2014

    Miguel Angel Jiménez, the oldest winner in the history of The European Tour, celebrated his 50th birthday on Sunday by declaring his intention to compete in The Senior Open Championship which tees off at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club 200 days from now. The popular Spaniard (pictured) remains a potent force at the very highest level of the game, claiming his 20th...

  • PGA EuroPro Tour announces best ever schedule

    Written by Kit Alexander on Monday, 6 January 2014

    The UK’s leading golf tour is set for its best ever season after the PGA EuroPro Tour launched its greatest line-up of courses to date. European golf’s third-tier tour will visit some of the best courses across England, Scotland and Ireland in 2014 and in a Ryder Cup year starts in style at a former Ryder Cup host venue – the...

  • Jimenez turns 50

    Monday, 6 January 2014

    The Spanish professional, Miguel Angel Jimenez, turned 50 yesterday (Sunday, January 5). Here he is talking about that milestone and taking part in his first Senior British Open at Royal Porthcawl this summer. (Given he won the Hong Kong Open a month ago, don't rule him out of playing in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles either!)...