2020

  • Bryson DeChambeau is the monster golf created

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 21 September 2020

    Bryson DeChambeau overpowered and out-thought the field at Winged Foot for a dominant first Major victory in the US Open. But, as our columnist Andrew Cotter muses here, golf must always be a game of skill over power. Tam Arte Quam Marte... I do like to start off with a bit of Latin – it creates an air of intelligence where none might actually...

  • WITB and winning stats: US Open champ Bryson DeChambeau

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 21 September 2020

    Bryson DeChambeau produced a stunning display to win the US Open at Winged Foot. Here we look at the golf clubs the American had in his bag and the numbers behind his dominant maiden Major victory Bryson DeChambeau made history as he claimed his first Major title, winning the US Open by six shots at Winged Foot for his seventh PGA...

  • Major preview: 2020 US Open golf at Winged Foot

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 11 September 2020

    Golf's second Major of 2020 sees the US Open head to New York where the world's best players will battle it out across Wing Foot's West Course from September 17-20.  It's been 14 years since a Major Championship last visited this part of New York, the 2006 US Open producing one of the most dramatic climaxes to a golf tournament of...

  • In numbers: The stats behind the 2019-2020 PGA Tour season

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 10 September 2020

    The fascinating numbers, stats and stories behind the Covid-19 impacted PGA Tour golf season. It’s been a topsy-turvy year on the PGA Tour, but for all the challenges it has still served up some incredible golf drama. RELATED: Everything you need to know about the 2020 US Open We trawled the stats to uncover some of the most interesting numbers from the 2019/20...

  • WITB: FedExCup winner Dustin Johnson

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 7 September 2020

    World No.1 Dustin Johnson won his 23rd PGA Tour title and first FedExCup at the season-ending Tour Championship using a full bag of TaylorMade golf clubs.  DJ fired rounds of 67-70-64-68 at East Lake and held off final round surges from Zander Schauffele and Justin Thomas to win by three strokes at 21-under. RELATED: WITB and winning stats - US Open champion Bryson...

  • Record-breaker Collin Morikawa wins US PGA Championship

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 10 August 2020

    Collin Morikawa shot the lowest final round in US PGA Championship history to win his his maiden Major at TPC Harding Park in just his 28th start as a pro. On an action-packed day that saw nine players hold the lead, Morikawa produced the spectacular moments required to win a Major, chipping in from short-right of the 14th green for birdie...

  • WITB: Andy Sullivan

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Andy Sullivan won the English Championship at Hanbury Manor using a full bag of Ping golf clubs. Ryder Cup star Sullivan was in outstanding form on home soil as he won his fourth European Tour title and first since October 2015. Related: WITB Collin Morikawa The Englishman shot a closing 65 to back up rounds of 66, 62 and 64, finishing 27-under par,...

  • WITB: Collin Morikawa

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Collin Morikawa used TaylorMade clubs and ball to win his first Major at the US PGA Championship. The American shot a closing 64 (-6) at TPC Harding Park, including a spectacular chip-in and eagle on the back nine, to finish -13, two clear of Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson. RELATED: WITB Dustin Johnson It is the 23-year-old's third PGA Tour victory in little more...

  • What would Tiger Woods' handicap index be?

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Tiger Woods has the lowest handicap of any tour pro. Technically, Tiger Woods hasn’t had an official handicap since he was 20 and playing off +8. RELATED: The new World Handicap System explained But using the ‘old’ USGA method where the best 10 of 20 scores count for handicapping purposes (the new World Handicap System will use the best eight of 20), Lou...

  • WITB: Jon Rahm

    Written by Rob Jerram on Sunday, 9 August 2020

    Jon Rahm holed a stunning 66-foot putt with his Spider X putter to beat fellow TaylorMade staffer Dustin Johnson and win the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields. The 25-year-old World No.2's sloping putt stunned World No.1 DJ, who had holed a 50-footer to force the play-off at the FedEx Cup Playoffs event in Illinois. RELATED: WITB and winning stats - US Open champion...

  • US PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson leads, Koepka ramps pressure, final round tee times

    Written by Rob Jerram on Friday, 7 August 2020

    Dustin Johnson holds the 54-hole lead at the US PGA Championship, but 19 players are within five shots heading into the final round at TPC Harding Park. Johnson shot an equal best-of-the-day 65 (-5) to move to nine-under par, a shot ahead of Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Champ as he looks to add the PGA Championship to his 2016 US Open...

  • WITB: Sam Horsfield

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday, 3 August 2020

    Sam Horsfield won his second European Tour title in three weeks at the Celtic Classic. The Englishman was using a Titleist bag... but the majority of his equipment was made by TaylorMade. Horsfield's bag for his 'UK Swing' victory at Celtic Manor comprised 13 TaylorMade clubs, a Bettinardi putter and Titleist ball. The 23-year-old Englishman's win on the Ryder Cup-hosting Twenty Ten course...

  • The Majors: US PGA Championship preview

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 3 August 2020

    Golf's first Major of the year is finally upon us with the US PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park. Here's everything you need to know as Brooks Koepka aims to win his third consecutive US PGA Championship in San Francisco... Have the US PGA Championship tee times been announced yet? Yes, for the opening two rounds. We're eight hours ahead of San Francisco...

  • The 2020 Ryder Cup has been postponed

    Written by Rob McGarr on Wednesday, 8 July 2020

    2020 Ryder Cup postponed until 2021 It's the announcement we've all been expecting and dreading: the 2020 Ryder Cup has been postponed until 2021.  The 2020 Ryder Cup was scheduled for Sept 25-27 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. The location will remain the same but will now be played September 21-26, 2021.  “Unlike other major sporting events that are played in existing stadiums,...

  • Six things to know about the 2020 European Tour schedule

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 29 June 2020

    1. New and returning tournaments The European Tour season will resume with back-to-back $500,000 events in Austria, co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour. The Austrian Open (July 9-12) and Euram Bank Open (July 15-18) will be followed by a six-week ‘UK Swing’, starting with the British Masters. Three new events – the English Championship, Celtic Classic and UK Championship – will be played in...

  • Nine things you need to know about the PGA Championship – the first major of 2020

    Written by Michael Catling on Monday, 29 June 2020

    1. Is the US PGA still going ahead? It looks like a goer. Public health officials in San Francisco have approved plans to hold the US PGA Championship without spectators at TPC Harding Park, from August 6-9. The PGA of America had hoped to host up to 40,000 fans per day. Instead, they intend to adopt the PGA Tour’s safety protocols,...

  • How much would it cost to buy the Claret Jug?

    Written by Nick Harper on Monday, 29 June 2020

    The sad truth will, no doubt, have hit you by now. You will never win an Open Championship. You will never get your clammy mitts on the Claret Jug and hoist it high into the air as all around you rise to acclaim your proven and undoubted golfing excellence. Sorry to break that to you [and if you’re a rising star...

  • "We should move mountains to make the Ryder Cup happen this year"

    Written by Andrew Cotter on Monday, 22 June 2020

    Let’s just get it out of the way right here at the start. Yes, I am the man with the dogs. The last time I wrote in these pages, I had experienced a mere taste of the canine madness. In the intervening weeks I have apparently become a full-time dog cinematographer. Recently, I was out walking the superstars and shouting sizeable amounts of abuse at them...

  • Justin Rose: "We should play the Ryder Cup this year"

    Written by Justin Rose on Monday, 15 June 2020

    I’m all for having the Ryder Cup this year, even if it has to be behind closed doors. I think it will be a unique experience and will hopefully only happen once. You can’t push everything into 2021 because it makes a mess of that year as well. There are no guarantees that Covid is going away and things will be...

  • Is the PGA Tour making a huge mistake?

    Written by John Huggan on Monday, 15 June 2020

    PGA Tour action has resumed – but should it have done so? The PGA Tour has returned to at least some of its glory. What used to be the Colonial Invitational but is now the Charles Schwab Challenge – no prizes for identifying which title will have more historical resonance – led the charge back to something akin to normalcy in...

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