2019

  • What you missed: Victories, Watson retires, and one mistaken identity

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    What you missed: All the winners this week have a big thing in common, Tom Watson retires at the Senior Open, and Paul Dunne has the best mistaken identity yet A big theme of this week's winners belongs to World No.1: The current standing male World No.1 Brook Koepka earned his first WGC title in Memphis, the first ever World No.1...

  • Prize Money Breakdown: WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Prize money breakdown: Find out how much each player earned at the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational 1 Brooks Koepka (-16): $1,745,000 2 Webb Simpson (-13): $1,095,000 3 Marc Leishman (-12): $602,000 T4 Tommy Fleetwood (-11): $384,333 T4 Matthew Fitzpatrick (-11): $384,333 T4 Rory McIlroy (-11): $384,333 7 Jon Rahm (-10): $273,000 8 Ian Poulter (-9): $242,000 T9 Bubba Watson (-8): $205,000 T9 Billy Horschel (-8): $205,000 11 Justin Rose (-7): $183,000 T12 Rafael Cabrera Bello...

  • Brooks Koepka wins WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Brooks Koepa bested Rory McIlroy with a final round 65 to ease to his first WGC title at the FedEx St Jude Invitational It wasn't the final round battle fans were hoping for, but instead a dominant performance from the World No.1 as he cruised to a final round five-under 65 and a three stroke victory over Webb Simpson at 16-under-par.  McIlroy...

  • WITB: Brooks Koepka's winning clubs

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Find out what clubs Brooks Koepka used to win the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational  Driver TaylorMade M5 (10.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70 TX shaft Fairway Wood TaylorMade M2 Tour HL (16.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 80 TX shaft Irons Nike Vapor Fly Pro (3), Fujikura Pro 95 Tour Spec shaft Mizuno JPX 919 Tour (4-PW), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100...

  • Collin Morikawa earns maiden win at Barracuda Championship

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Collin Morikawa birdied his final three holes to earn his maiden PGA Tour title at the Barracuda Championship Morikawa was already impressing on the PGA Tour after turning professional last month, but now he has guaranteed his membership after claiming his first Tour title by three points over Troy Merritt.  The Barracuda Championship was played with a modified stableford format, and a...

  • Jin Young Ko wins second major of the year at Evian Championship

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Jin Young Ko relcaimed her World No.1 spot after winning her second major title of the year at the Evian Championship  Ko took advantage of late mistakes from leader Hyo Joo Kim on Sunday as she fired a final-round 67 in wet conditions to win by two-shots at 15-under-par. "I had really great week," said Ko. "I played really - not perfect, but a...

  • Adare Manor named 2026 Ryder Cup Venue

    Thursday, 25 July 2019

    Adare Manor in Ireland has been confirmed as the host course for the 2026 Ryder Cup. Adare Manor has been confirmed for the 2026 Ryder Cup venue as the biennial tournament returns to Ireland for the contest between European and the United States. Ryder Cup Europe today announced the five-star resort will follow in the footsteps of Whistling Straits in Wisconsin (2020),...

  • Koepka supports more driver testing at Tour events

    Wednesday, 24 July 2019

    Brooks Koepka says that more equipment testing would be 'good for the game' to help players conform to the rules after driver testing drama at The Open Driver testing was one of the biggest topics of discussion to come out of the Open Championship last week following Xander Schauffele's 'run in' with the R&A, where they tested 30 random drivers for...

  • Video surfaces of Garcia throwing club at caddie during The Open

    Wednesday, 24 July 2019

    Sergio Garcia was captured throwing his driver over his shoulder at his caddie after hitting a bad tee shot on the 5th hole at Royal Portrush on Sunday. Sergio Garcia was filmed by a spectator throwing his club in the direction of his caddie on Sunday at the Open Championship at Royal Portrush. In this shocking video, which emerged on social media...

  • WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Wednesday, 24 July 2019

    This week the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational makes its debut as a World Golf Championship event. Here's how to watch and who to back The PGA Tour heads to TPC Southwind this week for the third WGC event of 2019, with Tiger Woods the only player in the World’s top 10 not in the field. Last week's Open Champion Shane...

  • Herman credits Trump's advice for Barbasol victory

    Monday, 22 July 2019

    Jim Herman credited Donald Trump for putting advice after claiming his second PGA Tour title at the Barbasol Championship  Jim Herman earned the second PGA Tour title of his career at the Barbasol Open on Sunday with a one stroke victory over playing partner Kelly Kraft.  Herman, who posted a two-under round of 70 to finish at 26-under-par, took advantage of a...

  • Rory McIlroy ‘more motivated than ever’ after Open disappointment

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 22 July 2019

    Rory McIlroy has paid tribute to Shane Lowry, and his hometown of Northern Ireland for the “overwhelming” support he received during The Open.  McIlroy, who was bidding to win his fifth major title, missed the cut by just one shot at Royal Portrush to extend his winless streak in majors to 19.  But the despite his own disappointment, he lavished praise on...

  • Open talking points: Scheduling, Driver Testing and Shouting Fore

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    Open talking points: Is the major schedule too condensed? Was Xander right to call out R&A over driver testing? And who should take responsibility for shouting fore?  We take a look at three of the biggest talking points from this year's Open Championship - where Xander Schauffele blasted the R&A, Rose criticised the 'too condensed' major schedule and Robert MacIntyre slammed...

  • What Shane Lowry said after winning The 148th Open Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    What Open Champion Shane Lowry said after his first major victory at Royal Portrush Shane Lowry was full of elation as he celebrated winning his first major championship at Royal Portrush - and it's hard to believe he was the same man who cried in the car park at Carnoustie about the state of his golf game just twelve months ago. Lowry,...

  • Tommy Fleetwood disappointed with runner-up finish: "I didn't do a good enough job"

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    Tommy Fleetwood said he was disappointed and a 'bit low' after finishing runner-up to Open Champion Shane Lowry, but hopes his time to win a major 'will come eventually' It was always going to be a big ask to overturn a four shot advantage and beat Shane Lowry to the Claret Jug on Sunday, but Tommy Fleetwood was left disappointed after...

  • WITB: Open Champion Shane Lowry's winning clubs

    Sunday, 21 July 2019

    Find out what clubs Shane Lowry used to win the 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush Driver: Srixon Z 585 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana White 70X 3-wood: TaylorMade M4 (15 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-8X Irons: Srixon Z U85 (2, 3), Srixon Z 575 (4, 5), Srixon Z 785 (6-PW) Shafts: Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 80 TX (2), KBS Tour 130X (3-PW) Wedges: Cleveland...

  • Shane Lowry crowned Champion Golfer of the Year at Royal Portrush

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    Shane Lowry has been crowned the 2019 Champion Golfer of the Year in front of home crowds after winning the claret jug at Royal Portrush. Shane Lowry expertly navigated an afternoon of brutal scoring conditions to claim his maiden major title by six shots as the Open Championship returned to Ireland for the first time in 68 years. With huge crowds lining...

  • The Open: Players pay tribute to Royal Portrush

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    Sell-out crowds, spectacular views and a course which 'ticked every box'. Why Royal Portrush is a new jewel in The Open's crown. As far as second round auditons go, Royal Portrush delivered a spectacle that left Tiger Woods and many others asking why it had taken The R&A so long to bring The Open back to Northern Ireland. It was a valid...

  • The Open: The best stats from the final round

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    All the facts, figures and record-breaking feats from the final round of the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush. ONE Shane Lowry won by six shots to claim his first major win and the title of Champion Golfer of the Year. He's the only man in history to win his first two PGA Tour titles in a major and WGC, and the...

  • The Open: The seven things you missed...

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 21 July 2019

    Koepka misses out on history Were it not for four consecutive bogeys to start his final round, Brooks Koepka might have departed Royal Portrush as the first player in the modern era to finish third or better in all four majors in a season. Instead, he fell one shot short of history, albeit with an incredible record that now reads second, first,...

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