January

  • Going for gold! The field for the 2020 Olympics is taking shape

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 7 February 2020

    The road to Tokyo 2020 is heating up and some big names are set to miss out... When is it? The Olympic Men’s Competition begins six days after the opening ceremony in Tokyo, and 11 days after The Open finishes. It will be played over 72 holes of strokeplay at Kasumigaseki Country Club’s East Course (pictured below), one of Japan’s oldest...

  • A quick 18 with... Lucas Bjerregaard

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 6 February 2020

    The two-time European Tour winner on playing with Tiger for the first time, his celebrity pro-am partner who suffered an attack of the shanks and the moment he bared all in front of his friends… Given the power, what one thing would you change in golf?  Pace of play. If rounds could take four-and-a-half hours, rather than more than five, that...

  • What you missed: Wins for Simpson and McDowell, a new PGA Tour record and LPGA cancel Chinese tournament amid Coronavirus concern

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Wins for Simpson and McDowell, a new PGA Tour record, Colt Knost announces retirement and LPGA Tour cancel Chinese event due to Coronavirus After losing in a play-off to Hideki Matsuyama at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2017, Webb Simpson had his revenge on TPC Scottsdale, besting Tony Finau with a birdie on the first play-off hole. For Simpson, it means...

  • Webb Simpson earns play-off win over Tony Finau at Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Webb Simpson capatilises on stunning finish with birdie on first play-off hole to beat out Tony Finau to the Waste Management Phoenix Open title Tony Finau looked all set to end a spell of nearly four years without a win, but it was Webb Simpson who snatched the title with a birdie on the first play-off hole at TPC Scottsdale.  Simpson, who...

  • WITB: Webb Simpson's winning clubs

    Monday, 3 February 2020

    Find out what clubs Webb Simpson used to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open  Driver: Titleist TS3 (10.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei Blue AV 65 TX shaft 3-wood: Titleist TS2 (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 70 TX shaft 5-wood: Titleist 913Fd (18 degrees), UST Mamiya VTS 86 TX shaft Hybrids: Titleist 915Hd (21 degrees), Graphite Design Tour AD DI 105...

  • WITB: Graeme McDowell's winning clubs

    Sunday, 2 February 2020

    Find out what clubs Graeme McDowell used to claim his 11th European Tour title at the Saudi International Driver: Srixon Z 785 (9.5 degrees), Fujikura Ventus Blue 6X shaft 3-wood: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 70 TX shaft 5-wood:  Titleist TS3 (18), Fujikura Tour Spec 8.2 X shaft Irons:  Srixon Z 585 (3), Mitsubishi OT Tour 110 X shaft...

  • Graeme McDowell holds on for 11th European Tour title at Saudi International

    Sunday, 2 February 2020

    Graeme McDowell calls victory 'special' after earning 11th European Tour title at the Saudi International Graeme McDowell claimed his first European Tour title in over five years with a level-par final round to end the week at Royal Greens G&CC on 12-under, two shots clear of defending champion Dustin Johnson.  The Northern Irishman, whose last win came at the 2014 Open de...

  • PGA Tour Commissioner sent email to players warning about potential new Tour

    Wednesday, 29 January 2020

    PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan sent an email to players on Monday warning against joining any new rival Golf Tour after talks resurfaced of a potential global Tour last week. Talks of a global golf Tour have been around for over two decades, but things seemed to escalate last week as news began to circulate that organisers of British Based company...

  • Waste Management Phoenix Open: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    Betting Tips and TV Times for the Waste Management Phoenix Open The PGA Tour heads to the Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale for this year's Waste Management Phoenix Open, one of the most iconic and well-attended stops on the schedule thanks to its unique atmosphere.  Last year, Rickie Fowler claimed his fifth PGA Tour title, while Gary Woodland stole hearts after teaming up...

  • Saudi International: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    Betting Tips and TV Times for the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers This week the European Tour heads to Saudi Arabia for the final event in the desert swing and second edition of the controversial Saudi International.  Last year, Dustin Johnson claimed the inaugural title by two strokes at Royal Greens G&CC, which opened in 2018 and was designed by European Golf...

  • What you missed: Golfers pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, Players Championship purse increases, talks of World Tour resurface and two Australian victories

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    What you missed: Golfers pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, The Players Championship purse increases, talks of a World Tour resurface and two Australian victories on Australia Day Australia Day was a strange one for golf. On the one hand, it included a new European Tour record for Sebastian Soderberg, a maiden title for Lucas Herbert, and a fifth PGA Tour title...

  • Tiger Woods leads tributes as golf world reacts to death of Kobe Bryant

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    Tiger Woods leads tributes as players react to death of LA Lakers basketball legend Kobe Bryant Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13 year old daughter Gianna were two of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, and Tiger Woods was one of many top golfers who were quick to pay tribute to the former LA...

  • Marc Leishman: WITB

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    Find out what clubs Marc Leishman used to win the Farmers Insurance Open DRIVER Callaway Mavrik (9 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder 757 shaft FAIRWAY WOODS: Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero (16.5 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder Tour Spec X shaft Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (18 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder Tour Spec X shaft IRONS: Callaway X-Forged UT (3), with Nippon N.S. Pro Modus...

  • Marc Leishman wins Farmers Insurance Open

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Marc Leishman earns fifth PGA Tour win at Farmers Insurance Open Marc Leishman made it an Australia Day double on the European and PGA Tour's as he powered to a one-stroke victory at the Farmers Insurance Open on 15-under-par. With a final round round seven under 65, Leishman made the most of early stutters from Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy as he...

  • Lucas Herbert wins playoff for maiden title at Omega Dubai Desert Classic

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Lucas Herbert claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in a dramatic play-off against Christiaan Bezuidenhout Lucas Herbert emerged as the surprise winner on Sunday as the early leaders struggled with the testing weather conditions and fell out of contention, defeating Christiaan Bezuidenhout on the second play-off hole.  Bezuidenhout held a two stroke lead in the 18th fairway...

  • Lucas Herbert: WITB

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Find out what clubs Lucas Herbert used to win his first European Tour victory at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic Lucas Herbert made switches this week to his bag before claiming the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, taking his new TaylorMade SIM driver from the higher setting to 1 click less of loft, and swapping out his TP5x for a TP5 golf...

  • Soderberg sets European Tour record with fastest round in history

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Sebastian Soderberg completed his final round at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in just 96 minutes, setting a new European Tour record It took Sebastian Soderberg just 96 minutes to play 75 shots (three-over) during his final round at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.  The Swede decided to make the most of his solo tee time on Sunday with his brother on...

  • LET announce 2020 schedule with increase in events, prize money

    Friday, 24 January 2020

    The Ladies European Tour announced their new 2020 schedule, featuring seven new tournaments and a near €18M record-breaking total prize fund There was a big boost for women's golf this week as the Ladies European Tour announced seven new events to their 2020 schedule, and an increase of €4.5 million on 2019 to be won across the season.  The news comes a few days...

  • Omega Dubai Desert Classic: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Monday, 20 January 2020

    Omega Dubai Desert Classic: TV Times and Betting Tips  After Lee Westwood picked up the 25th European Tour victory of his career in Abu Dhabi last week, the European Tour heads to its second event in the desert swing; the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.  Last year, Bryson DeChambeau produced a closing 64 to claim the 30th edition of the contest by a convincing seven...

  • Andrew Landry clinches second PGA Tour win at The American Express

    Sunday, 19 January 2020

    Andrew Landry recovered from a back-nine wobble with back-to-back birdies on his final two holes to win his second PGA Tour title at The American Express Andrew Landry posted a five-under 67 to claim a two stroke victory at the Stadium Course at La Quinta, but it was a win that was far from drama free.  The 32-year-old had briefly held a...

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