October

  • Fantasy Golf: Turkish Airlines Open

    Tuesday, 31 October 2017

    The Turkish Airlines Open marks the first of three consecutive Rolex Series events leading up to the season-ending Race to Dubai - with 13 of the top 20 in this weeks field.  Tommy Fleetwood has his eyes on winning the Race to Dubai, but although second place Sergio Garcia isn't in the field this week, newly crowned WGC HSBC Champions winner...

  • Tiger's return: A timeline

    Monday, 30 October 2017

    Just over a month ago, Tiger Woods said in a Presidents Cup press conference that he was unsure of his future - but on Oct 30 the 14-time major champion confirmed his latest return to professional golf at the Hero World Challenge.  It's a return to competitive golf quicker than anyone would have imagined when Woods said he was only hitting...

  • Tiger Woods announces he will return to golf at Hero World Challenge

    Monday, 30 October 2017

    Tiger Woods has revealed through his website he will return to golf at the Hero World Challenge from Nov 30 - Dec 3rd at Albany, Bahamas. Woods’ website revealed on Monday that the field for the Hero World Challlenge is filled out, with Daniel Berger and Woods occupying the final two spots.  It ends speculation that the Hero World Challenge would be...

  • Paul Casey to rejoin European Tour in bid to make Ryder Cup return

    Monday, 30 October 2017

    Paul Casey is set to rejoin the European Tour next season, ending a three-year absence in a bid to return to the Ryder Cup. Casey, who opted out of European Tour membership in 2015 to focus on his career on the PGA Tour, has finally ended speculation by revealing he will be making himself eligble for the 2018 Ryder Cup at...

  • Justin Rose produces brilliant comeback to win the WGC HSCB Champions

    Sunday, 29 October 2017

    Justin Rose overturned an eight-shot defecit to win his second WGC title by two shots as he made the most of a Dustin Johnson collapse.  With a six shot lead over the rest of the field, Dustin Johnson was the favourite to make history and win three WGC titles in the space of a year -  but an uncharacteristic collapse from...

  • Hank Haney: Tiger will return at Hero World Challenge

    Thursday, 26 October 2017

    After each swing video update from Tiger Woods speculation has been rife about his return, and his former coach thinks it might be closer than we think. The latest Tiger video came just a few days ago as he showed the 'return of the stinger' - and now his former swing coach has said he's going to be playing at the...

  • Fantasy Golf: HSBC WGC Champions

    Wednesday, 25 October 2017

    Hideki Mastuyama hopes to defend his title as a strong field of 78-players heads to Asia for the WGC- HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The WGC - HSBC Champions boasts a field that includes 18 of the World’s top 25 players at the Sheshan International GC (West) hosts for the 12th time in the 13 editions of the tournament. Last year, Matsuyama became the...

  • Sergio Garcia masters Valderrama to defend title

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Sergio Garcia successfully defended the Andalucia Valderrama Masters title by a single shot over Joost Luiten, winning the event hosted by his foundation for its first return to the European Tour since 2011. In its third edition and being hosted by The Sergio Foundation Masters for the first time since Garcia's win in 2011, the Masters champion was a notable favourite...

  • Justin Thomas wins play-off to claim seventh PGA Tour win

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Justin Thomas picked up right where he left off, defeating Marc Leishman on the second play-off hole to win his seventh PGA Tour title at the third event of the 2017/18 season. Thomas ended the 2016/17 season with five victories, his first major title and the FedEx Cup - and there wasn't any letting up of this form at Nine Bridges...

  • Fantasy Golf: Andalucia Valderrama Masters

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 17 October 2017

    The Andalucia Valderrama Masters returns for the first time since 2011 this week, with the third edition being hosted by defending champion Sergio Garcia's foundation Returning for the first time in six years, the Sergio Foundation is hosting the Andalucia Valderrama Masters at Real Club Valderrama - returning to the scene of last year's Open de Espana, which was won by...

  • Tiger Woods cleared to resume full golf activity

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 17 October 2017

    Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday. The news came just a few hours after the 41-year-old posted his third swing video in the space of a week, with many speculating about what that means for his...

  • Hatton makes it back-to-back victories at Italian Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 15 October 2017

    Tyrrell Hatton birdied five of the last seven holes on his way to his second victory in as many weeks at the Italian Open Hatton rolled in a 20-foot putt on the final hole to grasp a one-shot victory over Ross Fisher and Kiradech Aphibarnrat after birdieing five of his last seven holes to reach 21-under-par during a thrilling final round...

  • CIMB Classic winner Pat Perez: I'm not going to change anything

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 15 October 2017

    Pat Perez coasted to a five-shot victory during the final round of the CIMB Classic, winning his third PGA Tour title - and insists he isn't planning on changing anything.  Perez sealed his first title in 11 months since winning the OHL Classic in Mexico last November, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur. "I'm not...

  • Danny Willet on post-Masters struggle: "I didn't want to play golf"

    Thursday, 12 October 2017

    It's not been an easy ride for Danny Willett after he won the 2016 Masters, and in a candid blog he reveals what it's really been like over the last year and a half Willett achieved a dream only few golfers can boast - winning the Masters at Augusta and becoming the first Brit in 20 years to claim that title.

  • Fantasy Golf: Italian Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    The Rolex Series resumes this week at the Italian Open for a star-studded field that includes both Masters Champion Sergio Garcia and World No.5 Jon Rahm  Following Tyrrell Hatton's successful defense of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship last week at St Andrews, defending Italian Open Champion Francesco Molinari will be hoping to please the home crowds once more. Last year, Molinari became...

  • Edoardo Molinari: 500 shots and chasing a hole in one

    Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    Ever wondered how many shots it would take a professional golfer to make a hole-in-one? The odds of an average golfer making an ace are roughly one in 100,000, while stats suggest a European Tour pro's chances are closer to one in 2,500. Do you think if you could get 500 golf balls and hit consecutively to a hole you would get...

  • Justin Thomas' season: a look back at how he became player of the year

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    Five PGA Tour wins, a major, a 59, a 63 at the US Open and the FedEx Cup- it was a phenomenal year for PGA Tour Player of the year Justin Thomas As Thomas heads to Malaysia in the hopes of winning the CIMB Classic for the third time in a row this week - we take a look back at...

  • Brendan Steele successfully defends Safeway Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 09 October 2017

    Brendan Steele made it back-to-back wins at the Safeway Open with a two shot victory at the Silverado Resort Just a few hours after Tyrrell Hatton defended his first European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in St Andrews, Steele made his own title defense - besting Tony Finau by two shots. Steele birdied two of his final three holes on...

  • Hatton wins at St Andrews during historic Dunhill

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 08 October 2017

    Tyrrell Hatton became the first man to successfully defend at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, winning his second European Tour title - exactly a year after he won his first.  The Englishman held off a strong charge from Ross Fisher, who broke Hatton's course record on The Old Course on Sunday with an impressive 11-under-par 61 - but he was not...