2018

  • Laura Davies named Solheim Cup Vice-Captain

    Wednesday, 21 November 2018

    Laura Davies has been named as a Solheim Cup Vice Captain for the 2019 contest at Gleneagles by Captain Catriona Matthew European Captain Catriona Matthew has completed her back room staff by naming Dame Laura Davies as a Vice Captain for The 2019 Solheim Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 13-15. Davies brings a wealth of experience to...

  • The Match Preview: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson planning big money side-bets

    Wednesday, 21 November 2018

    Phil Mickelson 'baited' Tiger Woods in to agreeing to the first side-bet of $200k as the pair revealed there will be plenty of money coming out of their own pockets in mutliple side-bets throughout the event The much talked about showdown between long-time rivals Woods and Mickelson takes place at Shadow Creek on Friday, so both players sat-down for a press...

  • ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf: Pairings, Tee Times, How to Watch

    Wednesday, 21 November 2018

    World Cup of Golf: Pairings, Tee Times, How to Watch The ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf takes place this week in Australia at the The Metropolitan Golf Club, with 28 countries (teams of two) competing to become champions after the Danish duo of Thorbjorn Olesen and Soren Kjeldsen triumphed last year.  The Format: Two rounds of four-ball (Rounds 1 &...

  • Weekly Round-Up: 12 Things You Missed

    Monday, 19 November 2018

    12 things you missed: Tour winners,  impressive accomplishments, controversy and more... Ariya Jutanugarn cleans up at Race to CME Globe Finale If you’re looking for a list of seriously impressive achievements in a single season, you needn’t look any further. Ariya Jutanugarn may not have won the season-finale tournament, but she just about claimed every other accolade going.  Ending the year as World No.1,...

  • Sam Horsfield blasts back at Twitter trolls over slow-play video

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 19 November 2018

    Sam Horsfield blasts back at Twitter trolls  European Tour star Sam Horsfield has hit back at his slow-play critics, and called on “jealous” Twitter trolls to ‘come and find him if they have a problem’. The Englishman hit the headlines at the Turkish Airlines Open earlier this month after a video of him standing over the ball for 30 seconds before hitting...

  • Molinari crowned Race to Dubai Champion

    Monday, 19 November 2018

    Francesco Molinari compounded his stellar season with the Race to Dubai crown, adding it to his list of achievements in 2018 that include winning his first major championship Francesco Molinari completed the best season of his career on Sunday as he added the title of Race to Dubai champion to a list of accolades that includes becoming the Champion golfer of...

  • Willett back in the winners circle with victory in Dubai

    Sunday, 18 November 2018

    Danny Willett earned his first win since the Masters with a two-shot victory at the DP World Tour Championships on Sunday Danny Willett birdied three of his final five holes to win the European Tour's season-finale in Dubai over Patrick Reed and Matt Wallace as Francesco Molinari finished a stellar season with the Race to Dubai crown. The win comes a staggering...

  • European Tour's latest video sees European Ryder Cup stars hitting shots from the QE2

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    In the newest video from the European Tour, Ryder Cup stars Francesco Molinari, Jon Rahm and Thorbjorn Olesen go head to head during a challenge to hit targets in the water... while they play from the Queen Elizabeth 2 Donning a Captain's hat and in a small boat of his own, European skipper Thomas Bjorn radios in to the three men,...

  • Henrik Stenson and caddie Gareth Lord 'taking a break'

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    Henrik Stenson is the latest Tour player to replace his regular caddie after admitting he and long-time bag-man Gareth Lord are 'taking a break' Following his second round 66 during the DP World Tour Championships in Dubai, Stenson was questioned about his caddie situation following a move to have Scott Vail on his bag this week.  The major champion first answered coyly,...

  • European Tour Q-School: Cañizares and Lombard top list of 27 players to earn tour cards

    Thursday, 15 November 2018

    Alejandro Cañizares is crowned champion as he and Zander Lombard finish top of a list of 27 players to earn their European Tour cards through the final stage of Q-School  After competing through six gruelling rounds at St Lumine Golf Club in Spain, 27 players have made it through the dramatic final stage of Q-School to earn their European Tour cards...

  • Rory McIlroy to give up European Tour membership in 2019? Major Champion only set to play in two events next year

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 13 November 2018

    Rory McIlroy has said that he currently only has two European Tour events on his schedule for 2019, which would see him fail to meet the minimum requirements for Tour membership  Rory McIlroy is at the DP World Tour Championships for the Race to Dubai series finale this week, but has made it clear that the European Tour is not his...

  • Moliwood go head to head for Race to Dubai Crown

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 12 November 2018

    Moliwood go head to head: Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood set to face off in Dubai this week in battle for European crown It’s the head to head battle we didn’t know we needed, but Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari are the last two standing in the season long European Tour title race as it makes the final stop in Dubai...

  • 9 Things you missed last week

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 12 November 2018

    9 Things you missed, including: The similiarities between Westwood and Kuchar's first wins in four years, Mexico's first LPGA Champion since 2009, European Tour's Q School scores, the latest Tiger vs Phil promos and history for the PGA of America. Westwood & Kuchar’s wins mirrored each other in plenty of ways There were plenty of coincidences with Matt Kuchar and Lee Westwood’s...

  • Lee Westwood hails 'emotional' and 'special' Nedbank Golf Challenge victory

    Monday, 12 November 2018

    Lee Westwood hailed his first victory in over four years both 'emotional' and 'special' as he triumphed in Sun City at the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player Westwood was emotional as he spoke with reporters immediately after his victory on Sunday, having admitted he wasn't sure if he'd ever get back in to the winners circle.  "I'm a bit emotional...

  • Matt Kuchar wins first title in four years at Mayakoba Golf Classic

    Monday, 12 November 2018

    Matt Kuchar claimed his first title since April 2014 with a one shot victory at the Mayakoba Classic - and he did it without his regular caddie Earlier in the week Matt Kuchar decided to hire a local caddie, whose nickname is 'El Tucan'. It was a move that paid off in spades as Kuchar completed a wire-to-wire victory in Mexico for...

  • The Open Qualifying Series launches with four new events

    Wednesday, 7 November 2018

    The Open Qualifying Series for the 148th Open at Royal Portrush starts next week in Australia, and has four new events for 2019 - including three on the PGA Tour The road to The 148th Open at Royal Portrush will begin at the Emirates Australian Open, the first of 16 events in 11 countries that will make up The Open Qualifying...

  • Nedbank Golf Challenge Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 6 November 2018

    The Rolex Series makes its return in South Africa this week for the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player - and for some, there's a lot at stake.  It's the penultimate tournament before the season-ending Race to Dubai at the DP World Championship, and just two of the current top 10 in the rankings - Rory McIlroy and Haotong Li...

  • Bryson DeChambeau wins fifth PGA Tour title at Shriners

    Monday, 5 November 2018

    Bryson DeChambeau claimed his fourth PGA Tour title in just 12 starts with a one shot victory at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas A spectacular 16th hole eagle from just under 60 feet moved DeChambeau back in to the lead, while defending champion Patrick Cantlay was left to rue a poor bunker shot on the penultimate hole.  Cantlay was...

  • Justin Rose wins in Turkey; reclaims World No.1 spot

    Sunday, 4 November 2018

    Justin Rose reclaimed the World No.1 spot by successfully defending his Turkish Airlines Open title in a playoff against Haotong Li.  Justin Rose became the first player to successfully defend a Rolex Series event by triumphing on the first play off hole during a dramatic final day at Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort.  “It's taken me 20 years to defend a title,...

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