September

  • Marc Leishman wins BMW Championship, moves in to FedEx Cup contention

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 18 September 2017

    Marc Leishman completed a wire-to-wire victory at the BMW Championship in Chicago, moving himself in to the top five of the FedEx rankings heading in to the final event. For the second time in the space of three FedEx Cup play-off events, Marc Leishman held a substantial lead - but this time, he wouldn't let it slip out of his grasp.  The...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW Championship Preview

    Monday, 11 September 2017

    The third stage of the FedEx Cup play-offs heads to Conway Farms Golf Club in Illinois for the BMW Championship this week. After a week off, the FedEx Cup Play-offs resume as the top 70 golfers on the points list compete for the third title and a place in the Tour Finals at East Lake next week. Justin Thomas battled with Jordan...

  • Hidden talents of Tour players

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 7 September 2017

    The hidden talents of professional golfers: How many of these did you know?  Rafa Cabrera Bello has it all. Movie star good looks, money, and great golf game. But his talents aren't just confined to golf – he's also a dab hand at surfing, and he hit headlines in June when he took time out from the BMW International Open to...

  • Mickelson gets call up as Presidents Cup picks announced

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 7 September 2017

    Mickelson and Hoffman picked for US side by Captain Steve Stricker, while International Captain Nick Price opts for Emiliano Grillo and surprise pick Anirban Lahiri Stricker and Price finalised their two Captain's picks on Wednesday ahead of the 12th edition of the Presidents Cup, which will take place in New Jersey at Liberty National Golf Course from September 26 to October...

  • Fantasy Golf: Omega European Masters

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 6 September 2017

    This week, the European Tour heads to the beautiful backdrop of the Swiss mountains for the Omega European Masters – while the PGA Tour has a week off. There’s one of the European Tour’s strongest fields out this week, with two former world number one’s (Lee Westwood and Luke Donald), and several of England’s top young talents in Tommy Fleetwood, Matthew...

  • Justin Thomas claims 5th win of season with Dell Technologies win

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 4 September 2017

    Justin Thomas triumphed in the second stage of the FedEx Cup playoffs, winning the Dell Technologies Championship by three shots . The 24-year-old outlasted Jordan Spieth and Marc Leishman in a dramatic Monday-night battle to win his fifth victory of the 2016/17 season, just a few weeks after his first major title at the PGA Championship. Thomas posted an eight-under 63 on...

  • Haydn Porteous wins D+D Czech Masters

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 4 September 2017

    Haydn Porteous outlasted Lee Slattery in a thrilling final-day battle to win the D+D REAL Czech Masters by two shots. They swapped the lead all-day long, but Porteous birdied two of the last five holes to win his second European Tour title with a final-round 69. Slattery had held a two-shot lead heading in to the final day, but back-to-back birdies...

  • Stacy Lewis wins, donates winnings to Houston Flood victims

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 4 September 2017

    Stacy Lewis ended a three-year wait for her 12th LPGA Tour title, and pledged to donate her near $200k winnings to the Houston Relief When Stacy Lewis stated at the start of the week that she would donate her entire prize money from the Portland Classic to the Houston relief fund for flood victims, not even she could have thought she...