December

  • Shubhankar Sharma secures maiden win at Joburg Open

    Monday, 11 December 2017

    Shubhankar Sharma produced a brilliant display of golf at the weather-delayed Joburg Open to win his maiden victory on the European Tour. Sharma wasn't even sure he was going to play the event, but decided a week ago that he would travel to South Africa for the first time in his life. On Monday, he walked away as champion and booked...

  • Stricker and O'Hair win QBE Shootout

    Monday, 11 December 2017

    Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair carded a better-ball score of 64 on Sunday to win the QBE Shootout by two shots over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry It was a tussle between the two teams all day in the unofficial PGA Tour event hosted by Greg Norman, but it was the American duo who came out victors. Stricker and O'Hair found themselves...

  • Rory to keep Harry Diamond as caddie in 2018

    Friday, 08 December 2017

    Rory McIlroy is to keep best friend Harry Diamond on as his caddie in 2018 as he confirms busy schedule in run up to the Masters.  News of the continuation of the partnership was first reported in the Guardian, which confirmed that Diamond will continue as McIlroy's bag-man in 2018 after he returns from a three month break.  Diamond, who is a...

  • Sergio Garcia named European Tour Player of the Year

    Thursday, 07 December 2017

    Masters Champion Sergio Garcia has been named the named Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year for the first time in his career following a highly successful season Garcia, who won three times in 2017 including his first major title, was awarded the accolade above Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton and rookie of the year Jon Rahm...

  • Justin Rose to host 2018 British Masters at Walton Heath

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    2018 tournament host Justin Rose has announced that next year's British Masters will take place at Walton Heath, in Surrey from October 11-14. To celebrate, the European Tour and Sky Sports are once again giving away 10,000 FREE tickets for the opening round, which takes place on Thursday October 11, with the return of Sky Sports Thursday. Tickets will be available...

  • Louis Oosthuizen forced to WD after freak airport injury

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Louis Oosthuizen was forced to withdraw from his home event Joburg Open after sustaining an injury at the airport that ruled him out of the tournament.  The World No.23 was flying back from his T-7 at last week's AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open when he got his fingers stuck between two airport trolleys. Oosthuizen said he had hoped he would feel better by...

  • Golf's weirdest injuries

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Louis Oosthuizen is the latest player to suffer a freak-injury this week that has forced him to pull out of the Joburg Open  Oosthuizen returned to South Africa to compete in the Joburg Open this week, but a freak accident in the airport has stopped him from competing.  "The body feels great but I had a different incident this week with jamming...

  • 16 of the Wackiest Trophies on Tour

    Written by Michael Catling; Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Wacky Rewards; we decided to take a look at the weirdest trophies you can win on the pro circuits Winning on the PGA or European Tour is the ultimate goal for any pro. A victory brings fame, fortune and a new addition to the mantelpiece. But for every Claret Jug there is a weird and wacky piece of silverware just like the...

  • Morgan Hoffman reveals he has muscular distrophy, inundated with support

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Morgan Hofmann revealed in an inspiring blog post on the Players Tribune on Monday that he has muscular distrophy, but is determined to make a difference for others with the incurable disease 28-year-old Hoffmann, who is a former World No.1 ranked amateur and just wrapped up a full season on the PGA Tour, revealed that he was diagnosed last November but...

  • Tiger Woods: The best stats from his successful return

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Tiger Woods jumped up 531 places in the World Rankings to 668 following his T9 finish at the Hero World Challenge - but just how impressive was his comeback?  There were fist pumps, club twirls, recoil shots and plenty of walking after irons shots and putts... but most impressively was how quickly Tiger was swinging it, seemingly without pain.  Considering he said...

  • Rickie Fowler shoots course record 61 to win Hero World Challenge

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Rickie Fowler shot an incredible 11-under-par 61 to win the Hero World Challenge as Tiger successfully returned  Fowler rallied from a seven-shot deficit by starting his final round with seven straight birdies at Albany Golf Club and closing with an 11-under 61 for a four-shot victory over Charley Hoffman. It was the second victory of the year for Fowler, and the...