January

  • Preview: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    Waste Management Phoenix Open: Everything you need to know, including who to back this week  It's one of the most recognisable events of the year due its notoriously loud 16th hole, and this week there's plenty of storylines to watch out for at TPC Sawgrass this week.  Hideki Matsuyama is bidding to become the first man to complete a three-peat of victories...

  • Juli Inkster named USA Solheim Cup Captain for third time

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018

    Juli Inkster has been announced as the USA Team Captain for the third successive time at the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.  After leading Team USA to back-to-back Solheim Cup victories in 2015 and 2017, the LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member Juli Inkster will return as the first three-time USA captain for the biennial team match-play competition in...

  • Jason Day wins Farmers Insurance open play off

    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Jason Day triumphed on the sixth play-off hole against Alex Noren to win the delayed Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Monday.  Having been forced to finish the event on Monday after play was suspended due to darkness following a tie at the fifth play-off hole, Alex Noren and Jason Day headed down the par-five 18th one more time in...

  • Day and Noren set for Monday finish as Tiger finishes T23

    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Tiger reflects on T23 as Jason Day and Alex Noren will vie for tournament glory on Monday as darkness halted play after the fifth play-off hole at the Farmers Insurance Open.  The duo entered the three way play-off with Ryan Palmer, but as Palmer faltered with a par on the first play-off hole, Noren and Day traded three birdies and two...

  • Haotong Li makes history with Omega Dubai Desert Classic victory

    Sunday, 28 January 2018

    Haotong Li outlasted Rory McIlroy to become with first Chinese male golfer to make it inside the World's top 50 with a record-winning Omega Dubai Desert Classic victory.   With three birdies in his final three holes, Haotong Li achieved the tournament's lowest ever total of 23-under-par, defeating playing partner Rory McIlroy by a single shot.  Li's second European Tour win is...

  • Tiger Woods a "bit rusty" following opening 72 at Torrey Pines

    Friday, 26 January 2018

    Tiger Woods admitted he was probably "a little bit rusty" as he finished with a level-par 72 after his first round at the Farmers insurance Open.  The 14 time major champion returned for his first start in 2018 on the South Course at Torrey Pines and is currently in a share of 84th spot, seven shots behind leader Tony Finau. It was...

  • Sergio Garcia storms to five-shot victory at Singapore Open

    Sunday, 21 January 2018

    Sergio Garcia cruised to a five-shot victory in his first tournament of the year at the  SMBC Singapore Open. The Spaniard played 27 holes during the final day of the weather affected SMBC Singapore Open, not dropping a single shot as he sealed a five shot victory at the Sentosa Golf Club.  After storm delays on the first three days, Garcia returned to...

  • Tommy Fleetwood successfully defends Abu Dhabi title

    Sunday, 21 January 2018

    Tommy Fleetwood produced a brillaint back nine on his way to a two-shot victory as he successfully defended his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA title. Just a few days after winning the Seve Ballesteros Award, European No.1 Tommy Fleetwood shot a final round of 65 to beat out compatriot Ross Fisher in the second tournament of the year.  With big...

  • Tommy Fleetwood wins Seve Ballesteros Award

    Tuesday, 16 January 2018

    Tommy Fleetwood has been awarded The Seve Ballesteros Award, voted for by his fellow players Tommy Fleetwood has been awarded The Seve Ballesteros Award – formerly the Players' Player Award - winning the 2017 vote by his fellow professionals at the end of a superb European Tour season in which he claimed the Race to Dubai for the first time in...

  • Patton Kizzire outlasts Hahn for second win of season at Sony Open

    Monday, 15 January 2018

    Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in a play-off to win the Sony Open, claiming his second victory in four starts.  Kizzire became the first two-time winner of the season in a strange week at the Sony Open in Hawaii, which resulted in a six-hole playoff against James Hahn - the longest on tour since 2012.  With a false alarm for a missile...

  • Europe dominate singles to win EurAsia Cup

    Monday, 15 January 2018

    Belgium's Thomas Pieters scored the winning point as Europe produced a dominant display in the Singles matches to win the 2018 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM. Thomas Bjørn's visitors began the day one point behind Asia but won seven of their first eight matches on Sunday to successfully complete the defence of their crown with several matches still out on course...

  • BMW SA Open: Chris Paisley claims first European Tour victory with wife on the bag

    Sunday, 14 January 2018

    Chris Paisley had two firsts this week: Putting his wife on the bag as his caddie, and winning his first European Tour event at the BMW SA Open.  Paisley carded a final round six-under 66 at Glendower Golf Club to extend his overnight slender one-shot lead to eventually win by three shots over nearest competitor Branden Grace.  The Englishman birdied two of...

  • Asia take lead on day one of EURASIA Cup

    Friday, 12 January 2018

    Asia took the narrow lead after the opening day of fourball matches at the EURASIA Cup, leading Europe 3.5 to 2.5 Results ➤  4&3 Paul Casey/ Tommy Fleetwood  vs Byeong Hun An/ Kiradech Aphibarnrat ➤ Thomas Pieters/ Matt Fitzpatrick vs Yuta Ikeda/ Gavin Green 2&1 ➤ Alex Noren/ Paul Dunne vs Hideto Tanihara/ Phacara Khongwatmai 2UP ➤ Alex Levy/ Henrik Stenson vs Sunghoon Kang/ Poom...

  • EURASIA Cup 2018: Fixtures and Results

    Thursday, 11 January 2018

    Check here for all the latest EURASIA Cup Pairings and Results Europe 2.5  |  3.5 Asia Saturday Foursome Matches (GMT) 01:35 Henrik Stenson/Tommy Fleetwood  vs  SSP Chawrasia/Anirban Lahiri 01:45 Paul Casey/Tyrrell Hatton  vs  Kiradech Aphibarnrat/ Byeong Hun An  01:55 Rafa Cabrera Bello/Alex Levy  vs  Gavin Green/ Yuta Ikeda 02:05 Matt Fitzpatrick/Thomas Pieters vs  Sung Kang/ Poom Saksansin 02:15 Alex Noren/Paul Dunne  vs  Pharchara Khongwatmai/Hideto Tanihara 02:25 Ross Fisher/Bernd Wiesberger ...

  • EURASIA Cup 2018: What you need to know

    Wednesday, 10 January 2018

    The EurAsia Cup returns this week for its 3rd edition. Here's what you need to know about the 2018 event.  Originally first played in 2014, the EurAsia Cup replaced the previous Royal Trophy event (2006-2013), and will be played once again at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club, west of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  EurAsia Cup 2018: The Format In 2014, the teams consisted...

  • Dustin Johnson cruises to eight shot victory in Hawaii

    Monday, 8 January 2018

    Dustin Johnson dominated during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions, easing to an eight shot victory over nearest challenger Jon Rahm The World No.1 put to bed any past demons that may have come from throwing away a six-shot lead in his last official start in Shanghai by shooting a final round 66 - the lowest round of...

  • Golf’s transfer season is hotting up

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 5 January 2018

    Golf’s transfer season is hotting up: The biggest movers and shakers so far It’s not just football where the men in suits are getting the cheques books out and talking silly money. Golf isn’t immune to a bit of wheeling and dealing, with dozens of players moving between rival brands and giving their bag and wardrobe a refresh ever year. With this...

  • Tiger Woods commits to play at Torrey Pines, Riviera

    Thursday, 4 January 2018

    Tiger Woods will make his return to PGA Tour golf in January at the Farmers Insurance Open Woods announced today on social media that he will mark his return to the PGA Tour this year by playing in both the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines (Jan 25-28), followed by the Genesis Open three weeks later (Feb 15-18). His schedule will...

  • It's official! Sergio Garcia signs for Callaway

    Written by Today's Golfer on Tuesday, 2 January 2018

    Sergio Garcia has officially joined Callaway, to play 14 clubs and ball in 2018.   “I’m really excited to switch to Callaway,” said the Masters champion. “After testing different brands I realised Callaway’s technology and innovation will help me maximise my game and perform to the best of my ability.” The Spaniard had been testing Callaway clubs, notably an Epic driver and...