November

  • Swede Jarmo Sandelin celebrates first win for 18 years

    Written by Kevin Brown on Saturday, 30 November 2019

    Jarmo Sandelin, the joker in the Staysure Tour pack, was still in a state of shock at Mauritius airport 24 hour after registering his first victory for the best part of two decades. It was the super Swede's first success in 18 years although the former Ryder Cup player has always seen the funny side of the game, being renowned for...

  • European Tour allow players to wear shorts on tournament days for the first time

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    For the first time in golf's history, the European Tour and Sunshine Tour are allowing players to compete in shorts on tournament days this week Due to the hot weather in South Africa this week - the site of the Alfred Dunhill Championship - the European Tour and Sunshine Tour have agreed to permit players to wear shorts on all four...

  • LET players vote to partner with LPGA Tour

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    LET players have vote in favour of a new joint venture with the LPGA Tour, which aims to increase both financial and playing opportunities for women in Europe While Sei Young Kim was playing her way to victory at the Race to the CME Globe, LPGA commissioner Mike Whan was flying to Spain to hold talks about a merger with the Ladies...

  • Alfred Dunhill Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    Alfred Dunhill Championship: Betting Tips and TV Times as the new European Tour season gets underway at Leopard Creek Jon Rahm may have only just secured the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, but the new European Tour season gets back underway immediately this week with the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.  It was originally supposed to be opposite the Hong Kong...

  • Tyler Duncan earns maiden PGA Tour win at RSM Classic

    Sunday, 24 November 2019

    Tyler Duncan earned his maiden PGA Tour title at Sea Island with a birdie on the second play-off hole against Webb Simpson Tyler Duncan claimed the last official PGA Tour event of the year in dramatic fashion as he birdied three of his final four holes to tie Webb Simpson before defeating him with a birdie on the second play-off hole.  Duncan,...

  • Robert MacIntyre named European Tour Rookie of the Year

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 24 November 2019

    Robert MacIntyre awarded the European Tour's Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award after 11th place finish in Race to Dubai Robert 'Bob' MacIntyre was awarded the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award after an impressive break-out season on the European Tour that included three runner-up finishes and a T6 at The Open at Royal Portrush.  The 23-year-old from Oban...

  • WITB: Jon Rahm's winning clubs

    Sunday, 24 November 2019

    Find out what clubs Jon Rahm used on his way to being crowned Race to Dubai Champion with victory at the DP World Tour Championship Driver TaylorMade M5 (10.5˚), with Aldila Tour Green 75TX shaft Fairway Woods  TaylorMade M5 (15°, 19˚), with Aldila Tour Green 85 TX shaft Irons TaylorMade P750 (4-PW), with Project X Rifle 6.5 shafts Wedges TaylorMade MG Hi-Toe (52°, 56°,...

  • Benjamin Poke wins Final Stage of Q-School as 28 players earn European Tour cards

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Benjamin Poke dominated the final stage of European Tour Qualifying School with a six shot victory as 28 players earned their European Tour cards for next season. A record 1,063 took part in the three stages of the European Tour's Qualifying School this year, and 28 players went on to earn their Tour cards following the six-round marathon Final Stage at Lumine...

  • Koepka withdraws from Presidents Cup; Fowler named as replacement

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the U.S. Presidents Cup team; Tiger Woods selects Rickie Fowler as replacement World No.1 Brooks Koepka has been forced to withdraw from the U.S. Presidents Cup team with an ongoing knee injury, and has been replaced by Rickie Fowler.  Koepka, who qualified first in the USA's team standings, was forced to withdraw following the second round of the...

  • European Tour postpones Hong Kong Open due to ongoing 'social unrest'

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    The European and Asian Tour have decided to postpone the Hong Kong Open due to 'the ongoing level of social unrest' in the host city Due to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, the European Tour and Asian Tour have taken the decision to postpone the Hong Kong Open, which was set to take place at Hong Kong Golf Club, Fanling from...

  • 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...

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