August

  • Putting problems persist for Rory McIlroy at the Barclays

    Friday, 26 August 2016

    Rory McIlroy has endured a torrid time of late and a level par round on the first day of the Barclays did little to silence the Irishman’s critics. Putting problems have plagued Rory’s season and it is fair to say his first competitive round using his new Scotty Cameron mallet putter didn’t go to plan as he closed five shots off...

  • Rickie Fowler is focused on the Ryder Cup

    Friday, 26 August 2016

    Rickie Fowler was left frustrated after a disappointing showing at the Rio 2016 Olympics but insists he is now fully focused on making the US Ryder Cup team. Fowler continued his Ryder Cup push with strong start at the Barclays and is looking to  end the season on a high, with automatic qualification still a possibility. The world number eight has made...

  • Fantasy Golf Preview – Travelers Championship 2016

    Written by Edward Colman on Wednesday, 3 August 2016

    Bubba Watson is defending his Travelers Championship title this week at River Highlands Connecticut but will you be including the American in your fantasy team? The starting date was not the only change to this year’s Championship, which traditionally had followed the U.S. Open in the third week of June, however it was pushed back on the calendar to help accommodate...

  • Jimmy Walker produces perfect round to win US PGA Championship

    Written by Courses & Travel Editor Kevin Brown on Monday, 1 August 2016

    Jimmy Walker had one of those rare rounds. Everything went according to plan on the final day of the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol when, it seemed, the 37-years-old Texan could do little, no nothing, wrong. Walker was put under immense pressure by defending champion Jason Day in the closing stages. But he kept his cool and kept hitting the right...

  • Jimmy Walker’s PGA Championship winning bag

    Written by Edward Colman on Monday, 1 August 2016

    Jimmy Walker became the fourth first-time major winner this season after enjoying success at US PGA Championship on Sunday. The American has also sealed his place in the US Ryder Cup team after a fine weekend at Baltusrol Golf Club, keeping his composure despite challenging weather conditions. When the players went out for their final round plenty were predicting a Jason Day...