August

  • Leaked letter could mark big changes to Augusta's 13th hole

    Tuesday, 8 August 2017

    Augusta National have completed a long-rumoured deal to aquire a piece of land belonging to Augusta Country Club, according to reports There has been long-running speculation that Augusta National have been trying to purchase a piece of land from neighbouring Augusta Country Club, and it now appears to have been completed.  The land, which forms Augusta Country Clubs eights and ninth holes,...

  • Jessica Korda rules herself out of Solheim Cup with injury

    Monday, 7 August 2017

    Jessica Korda has ruled herself out of next week's Solheim Cup due to an ongoing forearm injury that forced her to withdraw from the Ricoh Women's British Open last week.  Korda, who had gained automatic qualification in to the United States team that is heading to Des Moines, took to social media to share the news of her disappointment. "Sadly the injury...

  • PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

    Monday, 7 August 2017

    After much speculation, the PGA Championship will move from it's current August date to May, according to reports from the Associated Press and Golf Digest The news broke on Monday ahead of a press conference on Tuesday, where PGA CEO Pete Bevacqua and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan are expected to confirm the announcement. The change, which will see the PGA Championship...

  • PGA Championship: Fantasy Golf Picks

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 7 August 2017

    The PGA Championship heads to Quail Hollow for the first time this week as the fourth major of the year is played in August for the penultimate time. It was reported on Monday that after much speculation the PGA of America's flagship event will be moving back to it's May position in 2019 at Bethpage Black in New York - meaning...

  • PGA Championship: The Five Key Holes

    Written by Chris Bertram & Camilla Tait on Monday, 7 August 2017

    Quail Hollow hosts its first major this week as the PGA Championship heads to the North Carolina course for the final major of the year.  There are already plenty of potential storylines brewing in anticipation of the year's fourth major at Quail Hollow, which is a course that is well known to the players as it stages the Wells Fargo Championship...

  • PGA Championship 2017: Pairings and Tee Times

    Monday, 7 August 2017

    First and second round tee times have been announced for the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow this week, as all three of the year's major champions make for one of the standout pairings of the event. Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth get underway from the 10th tee on Thursday at 13.25pm BST, and are directly followed by the...

  • Hideki Matsuyama cruises to victory at WGC Bridgestone Invitational

    Monday, 7 August 2017

    Hideki Matsuyama cruised to a five-shot victory at Firestone Country Club with a stunning final round of 61 to win his second WGC Title  The World No.3 began the day two shots behind leaders Zach Johnson and Thomas Pieters, but having chipped in from 58 feet from the back of the second green for an eagle, Matsuyama quickly assumed a share of...

  • Solheim Cup Teams finalised as wildcard picks announced

    Sunday, 6 August 2017

    Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inskter have announced their wildcard picks ahead of the Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club next week  The two respective Solheim Cup captain's announced their wildcard picks following the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open at Kingsbarns Golf Links, with four European picks chosen by Sorenstam and two chosen by Inkster. Sorestam was...

  • I.K Kim wins first major at Ricoh Women's British Open

    Sunday, 6 August 2017

    In-Kyung Kim led from the front all weekend to clinch her first major title at the Ricoh Women's British Open by two shots. Five years ago, Kim missed a one-foot putt to win the ANA Inspiration before losing in a play-off to compatriot Sun-Young Yoo - but today, she put those past demons to rest. There was no final-round drama this...

  • How the World's best are preparing for links golf

    Wednesday, 2 August 2017

    As the World’s best female golfers descend on Kingsbarns for the Ricoh Women’s British Open and a test of golf they aren’t often accustomed to, the question of preparation for links golf naturally arises. Admittedly, there has been a lot of rain over the past few days, meaning softer playing conditions at Kingsbarns that may prevent it from playing as tough...