September

  • Oli Fisher shoots first ever 59 on European Tour

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 21 September 2018

    Oli Fisher earned a place in the golfing history books today when he became the first-ever European Tour player to break the 60 barrier. Fisher, who turned 30 last week, handed himself a belated birthday present with a record-breaking score of 59 in the second round of the Portugal Masters. It was the performance and round of a lifetime by Fisher who...

  • RYDER CUP: 16 things Europe must do to win it, by Paul McGinley

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 21 September 2018

    Paul McGinley is one of Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captains ever, a man who brought a new way of doing things to Gleneagles in 2014. He brought an inspirational and analytical approach to the captainy, leaving nothing to chance. Every detail was worked out in advance; pairings, course set-up, motivational messages in the team room, running orders for each session,...

  • RYDER CUP: Paris National hole-by-hole, by Alex Levy

    Written by French European Tour winner Alex Levy on Friday, 21 September 2018

    If you wanted someone to give you the lowdown on the 18 holes the 24 players playing in the 2018 Ryder Cup will face, Alex Levy would be somewhere near the top of the list. The world’s top-ranked Frenchman has played in his home Open at Golf National every year since 2011 and has made the cut in the last six,...

  • Big changes to FedEx Cup explained: New Tour Championship Scoring & $10million Wyndham Rewards Top 10 programme

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    FedEx Cup Changes: A new Tour Championship scoring system, an increase in prize money and a new regular season programme named the 'Wyndham Rewards Top 10' PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan has unveiled big changes for next year's FedEx Cup. It includes an increased focus on the regular season with the “Wyndham Rewards Top 10” (sponsored by Wyndham Rewards) and a new simplified...

  • Tour Championship Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    Tour Championship Preview: Who to back and how to watch the FedEx Cup Finale East Lake plays host to the final stop of the PGA Tour season for the Tour Championship this week, with the top 30 players in the FedEx Cup standings all competing for the season-long prize. Last year Xander Schauffele became the first person since Phil Mickelson to win...

  • Ryder Cup: Tee Times, Pairings, How To Watch

    Monday, 17 September 2018

    Ryder Cup: When are the Ryder Cup Pairings and tee times? And how can I watch? The Ryder Cup takes place at Le Golf National from Friday 28th - Sunday 30th September, but when does it all kick off?  There are other events on the days leading up to the main event, including a Celebrity Ryder Cup match, Junior Ryder Cup GolfSixes...

  • 10 Things you missed: Stanford wins dramatic Evian Championship, Bae regains Tour card & Fujikawa becomes first male player to come out as gay

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 17 September 2018

    10 things you missed: Angela Stanford snatches maiden major victory; Sang-moon Bae regains PGA Tour card; Wu edges out Wood for 3rd Tour win; Fujikawa becomes first male player to come out as gay; World Cup of Golf players announced; Kaymer and long-term caddie split; R&A confirm new 2019 rules of golf; DJ issues statement over Paulina rumours; Rose becomes...

  • Angela Stanford claims maiden major at Evian Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 17 September 2018

    Angela Stanford snatched major victory during a dramatic Evian Championship which saw overnight leader Amy Olson double bogey the last to lose by a single shot Stanford, who had started the day five shots behind Olson, carded a final round three-under 68 to finish one shot clear of fellow American's Olson, Austin Ernst, Mo Martin and South Korea's Sei Young Kim.  For...

  • Sang-moon Bae regains PGA Tour card with Boise Open win

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 17 September 2018

    Sang-moon Bae regains PGA Tour card with win at Albertsons Boise Open In 2015, Sang-moon Bae finished T18 at the Tour Championship and then left the PGA Tour to fulfil his two-year military obligation in South Korea. When he came back at the start of the 2017-18 season, he struggled – making just five cuts in 17 starts and finishing 202nd...

  • How each player could win the FedEx Cup

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 11 September 2018

    The FedEx Cup ends after heading to it's final stop for the Tour Championship at East Lake, with all 30 players in with a mathmateical chance of winning the season long-race Any of the five players at the top of the rankings will be able to claim the FedEx Cup this week if they win the Tour Championship on Sunday –...

  • Ryder Cup teams finalised as Finau given final wildcard pick

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 11 September 2018

    Jim Furyk chose Tony Finau as his final wildcard pick for the United States Ryder Cup team on Monday, completing his 12-man line-up  Finau recorded his third top 10 in a row at the weather delayed BMW Championship, shooting all four rounds in the 60s to end up in a tie for 8th place with Rickie Fowler, Francesco Molinari and Tommy...

  • Justin Rose becomes World No.1

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 11 September 2018

    Justin Rose finished solo second at the BMW Championship to overtake Dustin Johnson at the top of the World rankings for the first time Justin Rose paid tribute to his dad and thanked his family, friends and sponsors after claiming the World No.1 spot for the first time in his career, fulfilling his 'boyhood dreams'.  Both Rose and eventual winner Keegan Bradley...

  • Fitzpatrick defends, and says 'I didn't deserve a pick'

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 10 September 2018

    Matt Fitzpatrick became the first man since Seve Ballesteros to defend the Omega European Masters – and then admitted he didn’t deserve a Ryder Cup pick from Thomas Bjorn. The Englishman admitted at Crans Sur Sierre that he wasn’t expecting a pick, but he bounced back in spectacular style, defending the title he won 12 months ago. “I didn't play well enough this...

  • Ryder Cup: Bjorn explains each pick as he names Casey, Garcia, Poulter and Stenson as Europe's wildcards

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 05 September 2018

    Thomas Bjorn has named Paul Casey, Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson as the four wildcard picks for Europe's Ryder Cup team. Here, he explains why... Thomas Bjorn was always going to split opinion when he named the four wildcard picks for his European side. There were around 10 players who were in with a chance of getting the call,...

  • Ryder Cup: Furyk names Woods, Mickelson and DeChambeau as first three wildcard picks

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 05 September 2018

    Jim Furyk names Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau as first three wildcard picks for USA Ryder Cup Team Jim Furyk announced during a press conference on Tuesday that his first three wildcard picks for the USA Ryder Cup team are Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau. “I'm going to cut to the chase," Furyk started. "The three members of...

  • BMW Championship Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 04 September 2018

    The third leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs takes place at the BMW Championship this week. Here's how to watch, and who to back... The final stop in the FedEx Cup playoffs before the Tour Championship at East Lake takes place at the BMW Championships in Pennsylvania this week, after Bryson DeChambeau claimed both the Northern Trust and Dell Technologies titles. DeChambeau currently leads...

  • Bryson DeChambeau wins 2nd title in a row at Dell Technologies

    Tuesday, 04 September 2018

    Bryson DeChambeau followed up his success at The Northern Trust with a second victory in a row at the Dell Technologies on Monday, notching his fourth PGA Tour victory in just 70 starts Bryson DeChambeau has gone from being just 'the golf scientist' to bonified world-class, demonstrated by his performances over the past few months. And they won't have gone unnoticed...

  • USA Ryder Cup Wildcards: Why they will and won't get picked

    Monday, 03 September 2018

    Assessing Team USA's Wildcard picks: Why they will and won’t get the call-up to play at Le Golf National ➤ Switch to Team Europe Wildcards: Why they will and won't get picked Jim Furyk will be announcing his first three wildcard picks on Tuesday at 10pm BST (5pm ET), a day after the end of the Dell Technologies Championship. He will then follow...

  • 10 Things you missed: Ryder Cup Updates, FedEx Cup changes and three maiden Tour victories

    Monday, 03 September 2018

    10 Things you missed: The European Ryder Cup team gets closer to being finalised, the FedEx Cup is set for a shake up, DJ hits Jack Nicklaus' old clubs and Jordan Spieth's former roommate wins wire-to-wire on Web.Com Tour Europe’s Top 8 Ryder Cup players confirmed Thorbjorn Olesen stood firm at the Made in Denmark on Sunday, with neither Matt Fitzpatrick or...