March

  • Masters Par-3 contest limits field at Augusta

    Tuesday, 14 March 2017

    Honourary invitees to the Masters have been told they will not be invited to take part in this year’s famous Par-3 Contest at Augusta National, according to the Associated Press. The event is always held the Wednesday before the opening round, but this year Augusta National have limited the Par-3 Contest field to players competing and past...

  • GolfSixes offer £6 advanced tickets

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 14 March 2017

    GolfSixes will make history with a brand-new format on the European Tour in May, and now there is a new incentive for fans to attend the innaugural event. For the next six days, advance adult tickets for the inaugural six-hole match play event at the Centurion Club in St Albans, England, on May 6-7, will cost just £6 per day. ...

  • Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tributes to the King at Bay Hill

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 13 March 2017

    In the week of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at the Bay Hill Golf Club & Lodge, there is notable longing in the air for the namesake of the event, who passed away from heart complications in September at 87-years-old. It comes as little surprise that there have already been numerous tributes not just in words from players attending the tournament but...

  • Hadwin wins first PGA Tour title at Valspar Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 13 March 2017

    Seven weeks after he shot a 59, Adam Hadwin claimed his first PGA Tour title after a tense battle with Patrick Cantlay at the Valspar Championship in Flordia. Hadwin threw away a two-shot advantage by finding the water with his drive on the 16th, gifting Cantlay a share of the lead with two to play. They remained on level...

  • Tiger Woods: No timetable for return

    Friday, 10 March 2017

    Tiger Woods has announced that he will not be playing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill next week and has no current timetable to return to competitive golf.  Many had thought that he would make his appearance in this year's Masters at Augusta National in just under a month, but that has now seriously been put in to question. This...

  • President's Cup: Furyk and Weir named Captain's assistants

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 8 March 2017

    Jim Furyk and Mike Weir have been named as the fourth Captain's assistants for this year's Presidents Cup, taking place at Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey from September 26 - October 1. The rest of Nick Price's International team is made up of Ernie Els, Geoff Ogilvy and Tony Johnstone, while Steve Stricker's USA team consists of...

  • European Senior Tour to play on nine-hole golf course

    Monday, 6 March 2017

    The European Senior Tour will make history this month as they become the first European Tour-sanctioned event to ever stage a tournament on a nine-hole golf course. The Sharjah Senior Golf Masters presented by Shurooq will played at Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club in the United Arab Emirates and will become the first European Tour, European Challenge Tour or Senior Tour...

  • Masters Countdown: The Field

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 6 March 2017

    Russell Henley won the Shell Houston Open to secure the final qualifying spot for the Masters, taking the official number of entrants to this years major up to 94. The deadline to qualify by order of merit was March 27, and thanks to their performances at the WGC Dell Match Play, four players secured their last-minute place in to the field.  Ross...

  • Top driving tips from Tshwane Open champion Dean Burmester

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 6 March 2017

    Zimbabwean Dean Burmester is one of the biggest hitters in world golf and that hugely valuable asset helped him register an impressive victory in the European Tour's Tshwane Open in South Africa yesterday. Here, Burmester reveals how he achieves reaching prodigious distances off the tee as well as giving some useful driving tips for average club golfers seeking extra driving length.... How...

  • Dustin Johnson affirms World No.1 status with win at WGC Mexico

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 6 March 2017

    Dustin Johnson became the fifth player in history to win his first tournament appearance as World No.1 following his victory at the WGC Mexico. He joins Ian Woosnam, David Duval, Vijay Singh and Adam Scott to that accolade, in addition to securing his fourth World Golf Championship title. The 32-year-old overcame difficulty with the putter throughout the tournament to finish one shot...

  • WGC Mexico: The battle for World no.1

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 28 February 2017

    With the exception of Jason Day, all of the world’s top 50 players will be present at the WGC Mexico Championship this week, with the event moving away from Florida for the first time since 2007. Rory McIlroy returns from injury to start his first PGA tournament of the year at Club de Golf Chapultepec, and the 27-year-old has a huge...