2019

  • BBC lose rights as Sky Sports named exclusive UK broadcaster of 2020 Masters

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    The BBC have lost their remaining rights as Sky Sports confirmed as exclusive UK broadcaster of the 2020 Masters Starting from 2020, Sky Sports will become the exclusive UK broadcaster of the Masters for the very first time. Sky Sports will broadcast all four days of tournament action from Augusta National on their dedicated golf channel, in addition to round-the-clock coverage on Sky...

  • DP World Tour Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 18 November 2019

    DP World Tour Championship: Find out who to back and how to watch at the final event of the European Tour season The final event of the 2019 Race to Dubai gets underway this week at Jumeriah Golf Estates, with 49 of the top 50 players competing for a chance to win the DP World Tour Championship.  For most, it's the only...

  • Brendon Todd claims second win in a row at Mayakoba Golf Classic

    Monday, 18 November 2019

    Brendon Todd claimed his second title in a row with a one stroke victory at the Mayakoba Golf Classic on Monday Brendon Todd has surged to the top of the FedEx Cup Standings after following up his Bermuda Championship win with a one-shot victory at the weather affected Mayakoba Golf Classic. 34-year-old Todd, who had four holes left to play on Monday...

  • Who can still win the Race to Dubai?

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Who will win the 2019 Race to Dubai and end the year as European No.1? We look at the five players who have a chance to claim the season-long race. The top 50 players in the Race to Dubai standings head to Jumeriah Golf Estates for the season ending DP World Tour Championship, but who can actually end up as the...

  • Tommy Fleetwood wins fifth European Tour title in Nedbank Golf Challenge playoff

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Nedbank Golf Challenge: Tommy Fleetwood claimed the penultimate Rolex series event with a par on the first playoff hole against Marcus Kinhult Tommy Fleetwood earned his fifth European Tour title and first victory of 2019 after defeating Marcus Kinhult with an up and down par save on the first playoff hole in Sun City.  Fleetwood, who started the final round six shots...

  • European Tour Q-School: The school of hard knocks

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 15 November 2019

    Thousands apply, but only 25 players win a golden ticket to get on to the European Tour. And to earn it, they’ve got to battle through Q School – a place where dreams are made and hopes are crushed every year. [The final stage of European Tour Qualifying School is currently underway - click here for the leaderboard] As one golfer throws...

  • A quick 18 with... Eddie Pepperell

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 15 November 2019

    Golf’s most outspoken star, Eddie Pepperell, reveals the three angriest players on tour, which popstar left him starstruck, and the one joke he tells every American player to help break the ice... 1. Biggest achievement/disappointment  Signing with IMG! No, probably winning the British Masters and then the disappointment was not getting the fruit and nut bar from Justin [Rose]. He just...

  • Shane Lowry: 'I still pinch myself when I’m announced as the Champion Golfer of the Year’

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 15 November 2019

    As he bids to end the season as Europe's No.1 golfer, Shane Lowry reflects on his epic victory at The Open, the hangover that followed and why he's already got one eye on 2020... Shane Lowry still savours these moments, caressing the trophy he always dreamed of holding as a kid. He blows his cheeks out when asked to describe the...

  • Catriona Matthew reappointed as Solheim Cup Captain for 2021

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    Winning European Captain Catriona Matthew retains position for 2021 Solheim Cup contest in Ohio  The Ladies European Tour have confirmed that Catriona Matthew will remain as Solheim Cup Captain for the 2021 contest in Ohio after she led Europe to a thrilling one-point victory over the USA at Gleneagles in September. Matthew, who described the 14 ½ – 13 ½ win as the...

  • Nedbank Golf Challenge: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    Nedbank Golf Challenge: TV Times and who to back The Race to Dubai heads to Sun City this week for the penultimate Rolex Series event of the year: The Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player.  Bernd Wiesberger, a three-time winner on Tour this season, currently leads nearest challenger Jon Rahm by 387 points in the Race to Dubai standings, but with an...

  • What you missed: Hatton's win under the lights, Pepperell's DQ and Rory's record

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    What you missed: Hatton wins six man play-off under the lights, Bland among Challenge Tour graduates, Eddie Pepperell gets DQ'd for Tin Cup moment, Rory's record, and Woods and Els name their Presidents Cup wildcards...  Tyrrell Hatton earned his second Rolex Series win and fourth European Tour victory of his career under the floodlights on Sunday evening in Turkey, coming out...

  • Tyrrell Hatton can't believe he won the Turkish Airlines Open

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    Nobody was more surprised about Tyrrell Hatton’s dramatic Turkish Airlines Open victory yesterday than the victor himself. "I actually can't believe that I've won. It's been quite a difficult year though the last month I feel like I’ve found my game again,” reflected Hatton who claimed his second Rolex Series title in spectacular, if unexpected style, as he prevailed from a...

  • Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods picks himself as one of four wildcards

    Friday, 8 November 2019

    U.S. Presidents Cup Captain Tiger Woods names himself as one of four wildcard picks Tiger Woods will become the second playing captain in Presidents Cup history at Royal Melbourne next month after choosing himself as one of four wildcard picks for the United States team. Woods, who claimed last month's ZOZO Championship, also named Tony Finau, Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed as...

  • Presidents Cup: Els 'threw age out of the equation' with wildcard picks

    Thursday, 7 November 2019

    Ernie Els 'threw age out of the equation' by adding two more rookies to his Presidents Cup side with wildcard picks Ernie Els named Jason Day, Adam Hadwin and rookies Sungjae Im and Joaquin Niemann as his four wildcard picks for this year's Presidents Cup - taking the tally of rookies on the International team up to six (out of 12...

  • Turkish Airlines Open preview – TV times and betting tips

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    Work out who to back – and when to watch them – at the Turkish Airlines Open The European Tour is at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Turkey this week for the Turkish Airlines Open. It's an event that could be renamed "The Justin Rose Open". The Englishman won it in 2017 and 2018 and returns this year hoping to make it...

  • Who will the captains pick for the Presidents Cup?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    United States team captain Tiger Woods and International Team captain Ernie Els will make their picks later this week. 2019 Presidents Cup captains Ernie Els and Tiger Woods have a big week ahead of them.  With the match set to begin in Australia in just over a month's time, both will make their captain's picks this week. And, for the first time...

  • What you missed: McIlroy wins again, Todd’s unlikely comeback, Mickelson's record ends, and Bernhard Langer’s bunker nightmare

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    What you may have missed from the last week in golf: – Rory McIlroy bags another 2019 victory – Why Brendon Todd's Bermuda Championship win was a victory for us all – Phil Mickelson has finally slipped out of the top-50 in the world rankings – How Bernhard Langer's bunker problems handed Colin Montgomerie victory in the most unlikely way possible Why Rory McIlroy just can't...

  • McIlroy defeats Schauffele in playoff for WGC HSBC Champions title

    Monday, 4 November 2019

    Rory McIlroy earned his fourth victory of 2019 at the WGC HSBC Champions with a birdie on the first playoff hole against Xander Schauffele. Rory McIlroy continued his winning form from last year's PGA Tour season at Sheshan International on Sunday with victory on the first playoff hole against Xander Schauffele. Schauffele had tied the defending FedEx Cup Champion on 19-under-par with...

  • WITB: Rory McIlroy's winning clubs

    Monday, 4 November 2019

    WITB: The clubs Rory McIlroy used to win the WGC HSBC Champions DRIVER: TaylorMade M5 (9 degrees set at 8.25 degrees), Mitsubishi Kuro Kage XTS 70TX (45 inches, tipped 2 inches) shaft FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade M6 (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 70 TX shaft; TaylorMade M5 (19 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 90X shaft IRONS: TaylorMade P750 (4), P730 (5-9),...

  • Are these golf's most unbreakable records?

    Friday, 1 November 2019

    After Rory McIlroy admitted he'll never reach Tiger Woods' 82 PGA Tour wins, we decided to look at five other golf records that might just be unbreakable  Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead's record when he claimed the 82nd PGA Tour title of his career at last week's ZOZO Championship, and it's a record we're unlikely ever to see matched again. Woods is...

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