May

  • World Match Play tickets go on sale

    Written by Kevin Brown on Thursday, 29 May 2014

    Advance discounted tickets for the first Volvo World Match Play Championship to be played in the UK since 2007, over the acclaimed International Course at London Golf Club in Kent, are now on public sale. The return of the event to UK soil in its 50th anniversary year looks certain to create an exciting atmosphere, as a high-quality 16-man field including...

  • Katayama and Taniguchi bid to qualify for The Open

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014

    Four golfers will secure places for The 2014 Open Championship at the Open Qualifying Series Japan – Mizuno Open this week. The event will give players from across the region the chance to qualify to play in golf’s oldest Major Championship. 144 golfers from eight countries will compete over 72 holes at JFE Setonaikai Golf Club in Okayama from 29 May...

  • Fantasy Golf preview: Memorial Tournament

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014

    What better way to start your reign as officially the world’s best golfer by winning on your very next start. That’s what Adam Scott did, defeating Jason Dufner in a playoff to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational. Scott is playing in this week’s event too, the Memorial Tournament, famously hosted every year by 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus. The host venue has...

  • Rory wins BMW PGA

    Sunday, 25 May 2014

    Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under par round of 66 to rally from seven shots back and capture the BMW PGA Championship for his sixth career European Tour victory. Few could have predicted at the start of today’s final round that Northern Ireland’s McIlroy would make up seven strokes on Thomas Björn (Denmark), the overnight leader, to storm through to a stunning...

  • Fantasy Golf preview: BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

    Wednesday, 21 May 2014

    Brendon Todd – or ‘Brendodd’ as we prefer to call him – added to the burgeoning list of first-time winners with his two-shot victory over Mike Weir at the Byron Nelson Championship. Brendon Todd is not to be confused with Brandon Todd, by the way. He’s a high-jumping athlete known for his ability to dunk a basketball, despite only being...

  • Ten PGA pros to battle it out at Wentworth

    Written by Kevin Brown on Wednesday, 21 May 2014

    Ten PGA professionals will be competing in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth this week, having qualified via the 2013 Titleist PGA Play-Offs at Turkey’s Antalya Golf Club. Update your Fantasy Golf team now, ready for Wentworth!  The PGA Play-Offs features a 24-strong field, comprising the top three from each of the PGA’s seven regional order of merits, plus the winner and...

  • The Ryder Cup contenders

    Friday, 16 May 2014

    With the 40th Ryder Cup now just four months away, the teams are beginning to take a more definite shape. So who are the main men chasing those 12 places? Europe’s men most likely Victor Dubuisson Age: 24. Ryder Cup appearances: 0 Showed his matchplay capabilities on his way to finishing 2nd at this year’s WGC-Accenture World Matchplay Championship. Superb short game.

  • Q&A with rising German star Max Kieffer

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 16 May 2014

    Emerging talent Max Kieffer (pictured), born and bred in the Rhineland region of Germany, reveals his hopes for this season – his second on the European Tour – and beyond, his round with Rory McIlroy and the secret to his early successes…. You line up at the BMW International Open (June 26-29) as a pro for the second time this year.

  • Fantasy Golf: HP Byron Nelson Championship preview

    Wednesday, 14 May 2014

    After Martin Kaymer’s weather-delayed victory at The Players Championship, Fantasy Golf heads to TPC Four Seasons-Las Colinas, Dallas, for the HP Byron Nelson Championship. It’s a 7,166-yard par-70 course with only two par-5s, so the players will have to work hard for their birdies. It has some of the hardest to hit fairways on the circuit, and putting is usually the...

  • Final of the Golf Care Matchplay Championship underway

    Tuesday, 13 May 2014

    You can follow the event live on Twitter by following @MatchplayUK What can the finalists of the Golf Care Matchplay expect to experience at the Els Club Dubai? The Els Club has become one of the Middle East’s finest tests of golf due to the design and year round course condition. Whilst playing Ernie’s gem the finalists will recognise features from...

  • Kaymer hangs on for memorable Players victory

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 12 May 2014

    Martin Kaymer (pictured) joined an exclusive club after producing a breathtaking Players Championship victory at Sawgrass yesterday. Tiger Woods, Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson – and now back-in-form German Kaymer - are the only other players to win a major, a World Golf Championship and The Players Championship. Kaymer finished at 13-under 275, giving him a slender one-shot victory over Jim Furyk whose...

  • Fantasy Golf: The Players Championship preview

    Written by Kit Alexander on Wednesday, 7 May 2014

    This week's TG Fantasy Golf is The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, Florida. The PGA Tour's flagship event is seen by many as the unofficial fifth Major and it always attracts a world class field. The Pete Dye design is a standard par 72 that measures 7,215 yards off the tips and features lots of water, most notably at the famous...

  • Senior wins Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters

    Friday, 2 May 2014

    Jack Senior won the Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters after a three-way play-off at Montrose Links to steal an early march on the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour Order of Merit. The Lancastrian former Walker Cup player shot a final-round 66 on the par 71 course to finish five under, tied with Welshman James Frazer (Pennard Golf Club) and Scotland’s Elliot Saltman...