2018

  • Georgia Hall wins 2018 Ricoh Women's British Open after thrilling final round

    Sunday, 05 August 2018

    Georgia Hall claimed the 2018 Ricoh Women's British Open title by two shots after a thrilling final round at Royal Lytham & St Annes Georgia Hall was unwavering in her composure throughout the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open as she overcame a field of the World's best players to claim her first major title.  It was a final day...

  • Woburn and Royal Troon announced as next two Women's British Open venues

    Friday, 03 August 2018

    Woburn Golf Club was announced today as the venue for the 2019 Women’s British Open with Royal Troon making its debut on the Championship roster in 2020. Woburn, which has hosted the Championship on ten occasions, has been announced as the 2019 Women's British Open venue, while nine-time Open venue Royal Troon - which staged the famous battle between Henrik Stenson...

  • Tiger Woods vs Phil Mickelson match set for November, says report

    Thursday, 02 August 2018

    Get your popcorn ready: The Woods vs Mickelson winner-takes-all contest is set for November, according to a report from ESPN. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson played a practice round together on Wednesday at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, and talk quickly circulated about whether they would be discussing their big-money winner-takes-all challenge. And now, according to ESPN’s Mike Greenberg, sources have informed him...

  • WATCH: Phil Mickelson stars in hilarious new shirt advert

    Thursday, 02 August 2018

    You know those infamous dress shirts Phil has been wearing on the PGA Tour this year? There's now an advert, and some serious dad dancing... Mizzen + Main, the company who produce Phil's shirts, have taken out their first advert on the Golf Channel ahead of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, and it is something you REALLY shouldn't miss.  It's a combination of...

  • R&A and USGA plan to limit use of green reading materials

    Tuesday, 31 July 2018

    The R&A and USGA announce plans to limit use of green reading materials from 2019 as they concede green-reading books 'tip the balance too far away from the essential skill'. The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials in a bid to reaffirm the need for a player to read greens based on their own...

  • WGC Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 31 July 2018

    The WGC Bridgestone Invitational returns to Firestone Country Club for the final time, as all 50 of the World’s best players are set to tee up in Akron, Ohio.  That number includes Tiger Woods, who finished T6 at The Open to secure his spot in the field as he makes his final return to a place where he holds a lot...

  • 9 Things you missed on Tour this week: DJ matches Tiger record, a win after 258 attempts, golf's unluckiest shot and a new female World No.1

    Monday, 30 July 2018

    From a new World No.1 in the female game to golf's unluckiest shot, golf's farewell to Bruce Lietzke and McEvoy's first win after 285 attempts, here's 9 things you missed this week.  Dustin Johnson wins 3rd title of the year; first person since since Tiger to achieve the feat in three consecutive years Dustin Johnson bounced back from his first missed cut...

  • Dustin Johnson wins third title of 2018 at RBC Canadian Open

    Monday, 30 July 2018

    Dustin Johnson eased to his third victory of the year and 19th PGA Tour title at the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday.  The World No.1 bounced back from his first missed cut of the year at The Open last week with a three-shot victory at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario - his 19th win on the PGA Tour. Johnson, who posted a...

  • Richard McEvoy wins maiden European Title at 285th attempt

    Sunday, 29 July 2018

    285th time lucky: Richard McEvoy birdies final hole to win his first European Tour title at the Porsche European Open - just a week after claiming his third win on the Challenge Tour. Richard McEvoy couldn't have been a more popular winner on Sunday. The 39-year-old finally lifted his first European Tour trophy on his 285th attempt, and he did it...

  • Unluckiest golf shot of the year? Mark James hits seagull, then goes OB

    Friday, 27 July 2018

    Is this the unluckiest golf shot of the year?  During the first round of the Senior Open at St Andrews, Mark James played his tee shot from the 17th tee on the Old Course - only to hit a seagull mid-flight.  It was bad news for both the gull and James, whose ball then deflected off the bird and out of bounds...

  • Eleven Sports set to broadcast PGA Championship for free in the UK and Ireland

    Monday, 23 July 2018

    Eleven Sports is set to broadcast the 2018 PGA Championship for free across multiple online platforms, taking the major away from TV and replacing regular commentators with a host of different faces. Eleven Sports is set to show all four rounds of the PGA Championship via an online platform, using the final major of the year as their official launch event...

  • Brothers in arms: The Molinari story

    Written by Jock Howard on Monday, 23 July 2018

    Paolo and Micaela Molinari have raised not one but two Ryder Cup players, as well as multiple Tour winners and, now, an Open Champion. We were welcomed into the home of Francesco and Edoardo to find out about their upbringing and discover that though they are brothers, the two Italians couldn’t be more different as characters. We are looking at some old...

  • Open Prize Money: Find out how much each player earned

    Monday, 23 July 2018

    Francesco Molinari won his first major title at The Open on Sunday to take home the winning prize of $1,890,000. But how much did everyone else win? Below, find a full breakdown of the prize money earned by each player at the 147th Open Championship Win: Francesco Molinari, -8, $1,890,000 T-2: Justin Rose, -6, $694,250 T-2: Rory McIlroy, -6, $694,250 T-2: Xander...

  • The 147th Open Championship: In Numbers

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    The 147th Open in numbers: Some of the key stats and facts throughout the week  0: Number of bogeys made across the weekend by Molinari at Carnoustie. His last came on the 17th in round two. 0: Practice rounds played at Carnoustie by Eddie Pepperell ahead of his T6 finish. 1: The number of Italian’s to win The Open after Francesco Molinari claimed the...

  • The Open: 10 things you missed during the final round

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 22 July 2018

    From Molinari's retirement plan and airline booking to Pepperell's prep and Rickie's tache, here are some of the best (and more unusual) talking points from before and during the final round of The Open. Molinari’s final call Winning brings fame and fortune, but it can’t get you a refund from easyJet. While Francesco Molinari was busy smartening up for the champions...

  • The Open: How players reacted to Molinari's win

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Find out how players reacted on social media to Francesco Molinari's victory at the 147th Open Championship Francesco Molinari went bogey-free all weekend at Carnoustie to claim the Open Championship - which was his first major title and his third victory in last six starts.  His brother Edoardo was one of the many players on social media to send out their congratulations...

  • What Francesco Molinari said after winning The Open

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Francesco Molinari claimed his first major title in historic fashion, becoming the first Italian player to claim The Open Championship with a bogey-free final round: Here's what he said after his win...  On how he feels after claiming the Claret Jug  Just disbelief, to be honest. It's amazing to stand here with the Claret Jug. I knew I was coming in with...

  • Tiger Woods: I did everything the way I thought I needed to do to win

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Tiger Woods briefly held the outright lead during the final round but ultimately came up three shots short of winning his 15th major title at Carnoustie on Sunday. Less than a year ago it seemed completely unfathomable that Tiger Woods might play in The Open again, let alone hold the lead during the back-nine of a major and have a chance...

  • Open Champion Francesco Molinari: WITB

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Find out what clubs Francesco Molinari used to claim the 147th Open Championship Francesco Molinari is a major champion, producing the only bogey-free final-round to claim the Claret Jug by two shots.  These are the clubs he used to become the Champion golfer of the year.  Driver: TaylorMade M4 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei White 60X 3 Wood: TaylorMade M3 (13 degrees) Shaft: Aldila XTorsion Green...

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