February

  • WGC Mexico Preview: Who to watch and how to watch

    Tuesday, 27 February 2018

    The World's best head back to Club de Golf Chapultepec for the first World Golf Championship of the year: The WGC Mexico. Last year the formerly Miami based WGC was played in Mexico City for the first time, and World No.1 Dustin Johnson took advantage of the high-altitude to win his fourth WGC - becoming the fifth player in history to win during...

  • Thomas Bjorn and Catriona Matthew to team-up for World first at GolfSixes

    Tuesday, 27 February 2018

    European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn and Solheim Cup Captain Catriona Matthew will join forces in a world first for professional golf when the innovative GolfSixes returns to the European Tour schedule in May. The Dane and the Scot will be the first male and female professionals to play together in a competitive match play format when they form the...

  • Slow play: Do we need a better system?

    Monday, 26 February 2018

    Slow play has been long been a big topic of conversation on Tour, but with incidents occuring more frequently and no penalties being handed out, do we need a better system? Paul Lawrie has always been a hugely outspoken figure on the topic, and the Scot took to twitter to debate the topic yet again as he called out slower players...

  • Tiger: On track for Augusta

    Monday, 26 February 2018

    This week was another big positive for Tiger Woods' latest comeback, and he has admitted his own expectations of his chances at Augusta in April have gone up.  If it hadn't been for the three hole stretch aptly named The Bear Trap, Woods could well have found himself in the play-off with Justin Thomas and List at the Honda Classic. Instead,...

  • Justin Thomas wins Honda Classic in play-off, regains top spot in FedEx Cup

    Monday, 26 February 2018

    Justin Thomas picked up his 7th win in just 31 starts with a birdie on the first play-off hole at PGA National to win the Honda Classic.  If it wasn't already, Justin Thomas has just secured his name in the history books. His victory over Luke List was his eighth win on the PGA Tour, giving him a spot alongside Jordan...

  • Eddie Pepperell wins first European Tour title in Qatar

    Monday, 26 February 2018

    Eddie Pepperell claimed his first European Tour title on his 129th start in Qatar, beating out playing partner Oli Fisher by a single shot.  The 27-year-old Englishman held the overnight lead alongside Fisher, but by the turn had gained a three-shot lead over his compatriot. Fisher launched an impressive comeback despite his nervy start, carding five birdies and a bogey on...

  • Honda Classic Preview: Who To Watch & How to Watch

    Tuesday, 20 February 2018

    As Rickie Fowler returns to defend his Honda Classic title we take a look at who to watch, and how to watch this week on the PGA Tour. Defending Champion Rickie Fowler heads back to the opening event of the Florida swing at PGA National with a solid record (a win and T6 in his last two starts here) as Tiger...

  • Making History: Ko becomes second player ever to win on first LPGA Tour start

    Monday, 19 February 2018

    Jin Young Ko has become only the second player in history to win on their debut as an LPGA Tour member with victory in Australia.  The 22-year-old LPGA Tour rookie has become the latest history maker in the women's game, matching the feat of Beverley Hanson in 1951 by becoming the second LPGA Tour member in history to win in her...

  • Augusta National reportedly files plan that would lengthen par-4 5th hole

    Monday, 19 February 2018

    Another course change could be coming to Augusta National, according to site plans filed last month by the Augusta Planning and Development Department.  The plans, first reported on Augusta.com, indicate the club will be exploring the idea of lengthening the par-4 5th hole. This could mean pushing back the tee box roughly 20-30 yards across Old Berckman's Road, which has been...

  • Joost Luiten gets better of Chris Wood to win NBO Oman Open

    Monday, 19 February 2018

    Joost Luiten got the better of Chris Wood in a final-day battle to win his sixth European Tour title at the inaugural NBO Oman Open. Al Mouj Golf has played host to some dramatic scenes on the Challenge Tour, hosting the season-ending NBO Golf Classic Grand Final, and did not disappoint on its European Tour debut. Perfect conditions greeted the players for...

  • Bubba Watson wins 10th PGA Tour title at Genesis Open

    Monday, 19 February 2018

    Bubba Watson picked up his third Genesis Open title with a two-shot victory over Kevin Na at Riviera, ending a two year droubt for his 10th PGA Tour win.  Watson admitted that he was close to giving up on golf as he battled with health issues and a loss of form over the past two years, but he decided to continue...

  • PGA Tour announces Jordan Spieth as Chairman of Players Advisory Council for 2018

    Thursday, 15 February 2018

    The PGA TOUR announced that Jordan Spieth has been elected Chairman of the Player Advisory Council (PAC) by the TOUR’s membership for the 2018 calendar year.  Despite a valiant social media campaign from Billy Hurley III which included a video promoting him as 'the golden man'(watch below), it was 'the golden child' Jordan Spieth who has been voted in as Chairman...

  • Genesis Open: How to watch, who to watch & what to expect from Tiger

    Wednesday, 14 February 2018

    Tiger returns to action for his second PGA Tour event this year and Dustin Johnson defends at the 2018 Genesis Open. In his much anticipated return to action following his encouraging T23 performance at the Farmers Insurance Open, Tiger Woods will tee up Riviera for the first time since 2006. He has a lot of history here, having first appeared as...

  • The Old Course, St Andrews to host 150th Open in 2021

    Monday, 12 February 2018

    The R&A have confirmed that the 150th Open will be played at St Andrews, being played at the home of golf from 11-18th July, 2021. It was news that was expected after Royal St Georges was announced as the 2020 host of The Open, but it has been today confirmed that the 30th time the Old Course will host the contest...

  • Potter Jr books place at Masters with AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am win

    Monday, 12 February 2018

    Ted Potter Jr ended a six year wait for his second PGA Tour win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am, claiming a three shot victory over some of the World's best. This was the 34-year-old's first win since the 2012 Greenbrier Classic, shooting a final round three-under 69 to finish three clear of World No.1 Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Phil Mickelson...

  • Aphibarnrat wins fourth European Tour title at World Super 6's

    Sunday, 11 February 2018

    Kiradech Aphibarnrat won his fourth European Tour title after a 2 and 1 victory over James Nitties in the final of the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. The Thai only decided to enter the event a week prior, and arrived having not played any practice rounds at Karrinyup Country Club. He was not only a late entry in to the field,...

  • Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo to play PGA Tour event

    Thursday, 08 February 2018

    Tony Romo, the Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback,  is set to make his PGA Tour debut in the Dominican Republic next month after receiving a sponsor's invite to appear at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. Romo - who is playing as an amateur in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week - has been given a sponsor's exemption to the...

  • Thomas Bjorn says the 2018 Ryder Cup will "be probably the greatest Ryder Cup ever"

    Wednesday, 07 February 2018

    Thomas Bjorn on the 2018 contest: "When you look at it as a whole my feeling would be that it would prove to be probably the greatest Ryder Cup ever."  If an interview with CNN's Living Golf, Thomas Bjorn told the programme he thinks Le Golf National is the perfect Ryder Cup venue - and given the two potential teams heading...

  • Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Tuesday, 06 February 2018

    The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am returns this week, boasting a World class field that includes five of the World's top 10.  Jordan Spieth heads to Pebble Beach in a bid to defend the first of three titles he picked up in 2017, and is joined by Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day.  Spieth won the title with country...

  • World Super 6 Perth: The Rundown

    Tuesday, 06 February 2018

    The second edition of the European Tour's World Super 6 tournament is on this week; Here's what you need to know. The innovative World Super 6 Perth tournament is the only event in European Tour history which has featured a combination of match play and stroke play, and is played at Lake Karringyup GC in Perth, Australia.  Defending champion and home favourite Brett...

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