2019

  • Koepka on his major preparation and 'big advantage' of caddie Ricky Elliot this week

    Written by Michael CATLING on Tuesday, 16 July 2019

    Ever wondered why Brooks Koepka struggles to replicate his form in Majors in regular PGA Tour events? Well, now we have the answer. Brooks Koepka's dominance and ability to replicate the best of his game in the biggest events of the year has been well documented, and deservedly so. This year alone, Koepka broke records with his PGA Championship win, and...

  • Rory McIlroy on 'special' Open at Portrush

    Written by Brian Wacker on Monday, 15 July 2019

    Fourteen years after bringing the Dunluce course to its knees as a 16-year-old amateur, Rory McIlroy returns with dreams and expectations of adding to his four majors with another Open victory. On the tournament's eve, Brian Wacker met with the older, wiser and experienced Northern Irishman to discuss a very emotional homecoming for our sister magazine, Golf World.  The first bogey-free round...

  • Graeme McDowell's guide to Portrush

    Monday, 15 July 2019

    Royal Portrush: Your guide by local Graeme McDowell  Few know Royal Portrush better than Graeme McDowell. He grew up playing the course, his brother works there as a greenkeeper and most of his family still live in the town. "Having grown up in the town and lived there for most of my life, it would be one of my proudest moments to play...

  • The Open: First Round Tee Times

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 15 July 2019

    Home favourite Darren Clarke will hit the opening tee shot of the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush, with Rory McIlroy among the early starters. Clarke, who has a house overlooking the Dunluce course, gets play underway at 06:35 on Thursday, just five minutes after Sky Sports go on air with their live coverage. McIlroy is off at 10:09 with US Open...

  • The Open: How to watch

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 15 July 2019

    Sky Sports will be your home for live coverage of this year's Open at Royal Portrush – and there's more live golf and shows to enjoy than ever before. A new dedicated channel, Sky Sports The Open, will show the first tee shot live on each of the four tournament days, and you won't miss a minute thereafter with 15 hours...

  • The Open Championship: Betting Tips

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 15 July 2019

    The Open Championship Betting Tips: A look at the favourites for the fourth major of the year at Royal Portrush There's plenty of key storylines taking shape for the final major of the year, but who has the best chance at walking away with the Claret Jug on Sunday? Rory McIlroy heads up the bookies favourites for the 148th Open Championship this...

  • WITB: Dylan Frittelli's winning clubs

    Monday, 15 July 2019

    The clubs Dylan Frittelli used to claim his first PGA Tour title at the John Deere Classic DRIVER: Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero (10.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 70 TX shaft FAIRWAY WOODS: Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana RF 70 shaft Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (18 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80 TX...

  • Frittelli wins maiden title at John Deere Classic

    Monday, 15 July 2019

    Dylan Frittelli became the 12th first-time PGA Tour winner of the season with a two-shot victory at the John Deere Classic Two-time European Tour winner Dylan Frittelli earned his maiden victory on the PGA Tour with a final round bogey-free 64 to finish two shots clear of Russell Henley on 21-under-par. The South African, who also earned his spot at the Open...

  • Wiesberger claims play-off victory at Scottish Open

    Monday, 15 July 2019

    Bernd Wiesberger outlasted Benjamin Hebert to win the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open with a par on the third play-off hole Bernd Wiesberger claimed his first Rolex Series title and second European Tour win of the year at The Renaissance on Sunday, capatilising on his opportunity to beat Benjamin Hebert on the third play-off hole.  Hebert had set the clubhouse target at...

  • John Daly WD's from the Open due to 'medical condition'

    Tuesday, 9 July 2019

    John Daly has withdrawn from the Open after he was bitten by a spider that left him needing surgery - not long after the R&A denied his request to use a golf cart around Royal Portrush next week It's been a difficult week for John Daly. First, his request to use a golf cart at the Open Championship at Royal Portrush...

  • John Deere Classic Preview: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Tuesday, 9 July 2019

    The PGA Tour heads to TPC Deere Run this week for the John Deere Classic. Here's how to watch, and who to back There's just one week until the Open at Royal Portrush, and it's the last chance for players not already qualified to gain the final spot in the 148th Open Championship field at the John Deere Classic this week.  Following...

  • ASI Scottish Open Preview: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Monday, 8 July 2019

    The European Tour heads to The Renaissance Club this week for the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open: Here's how to watch, and who to back Following on from the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, the ASI Scottish Open is the third Rolex Series of the year - meaning there's a bigger prize fund, and a strong field heading to North Berwick...

  • R&A announce $1.25million prize increase for AIG Women's British Open

    Monday, 8 July 2019

    The R&A have announced a significant increase in prize money for the 2019 AIG Women's British Open  Following in the footsteps of an increased U.S. Women's Open purse last month, the R&A have announced that the upcoming prize fund for the AIG Women's British Open will be $4,500,000 - an increase of almost 40%. Taking place on the Marquess’ Course at Woburn,...

  • John Daly recovering from emergency surgery after spider bite

    Monday, 8 July 2019

    'Spider Pro': John Daly 'in serious pain' as he recovers from surgery after being bitten by a spider in England last week John Daly was left needing emergency surgery after being unknowingly bitten by a brown recluse spider while on a family holiday in England last week. As a result of the bite, Daly developed a major infection in his abdominal area...

  • Prize Money Breakdown: 3M Open

    Monday, 8 July 2019

    Prize Money breakdown: Find out how much each player won at the 3M Open WINNER: Matthew Wolff (-21) $1,152,000 T2 Bryson DeChambeau (-20) $563,200 T2 Collin Morikawa (-20) $563,200 4 Adam Hadwin (-18) $307,200 T5 Carlos Ortiz (-17) $243,200 T5 Wyndham Clark (-17) $243,200 T7 Lucas Glover (-16) $179,733  T7 Sam Burns (-16) $179,733  T7 Brian Harman (-16) $179,733  T7 Joey Garber (-16) $179,733  T7 Troy Merritt (-16) $179,733  T7 Hideki Matsuyama (-16) $179,733  T13 Viktor Hovland (-15) $128,000 T13 Fabian...

  • WITB: Matthew Wolff's winning clubs

    Monday, 8 July 2019

    Find out what clubs Matthew Wolff used to win his first PGA Tour title at the 3M Open  It was only last month that standout college star Matthew Wolff decided to turn professional and sign a multi-year equipment deal with TaylorMade. And now - he's a PGA Tour winner. Wolff, who is well-known for his unique golf swing, took just three events...

  • Final hole eagle at 3M Open earns Wolff maiden Tour title

    Sunday, 7 July 2019

    Matthew Wolff finished with a spectacular eagle to claim his maiden Tour title at 3M Open - in just his third PGA Tour start as a professional Just a month after turning professional, Matthew Wolff claimed his first Tour title in spectacular fashion with a final hole eagle at the inaugural 3M Open.  Matthew Wolff is fast becoming one of the most...

  • Jon Rahm wins Irish Open with final round 62

    Sunday, 7 July 2019

    Jon Rahm fired an impressive final round 62 to win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open by two shots  Jon Rahm claimed his second Irish Open title in just three years on Sunday at Lahinch Golf Club with a final round 62 to get to 16-under-par.  Following on from his success in 2017 at Portstewart, the Spaniard carded eight birdies and an...

  • WITB: Jon Rahm's winning clubs

    Sunday, 7 July 2019

    Find out what clubs Jon Rahm used to capture his second Irish Open victory by two shots With a final round 62 Jon Rahm claimed his fourth European Tour title on Sunday, and second Irish Open win in three years.  Rahm, who has become the first player to win three Rolex Series events, earned his victory with a bag set-up that included...

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