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  • Haotong Li ruling branded 'ridiculous' and a 'disgrace' by fellow pros

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 28 January 2019

    Haotong Li ruling at the Dubai Desert Classic has been branded 'ridiculous', a 'disgrace' and 'shockingly bad' by fellow Tour pros  Haotong Li was penalised two shots on the 72nd hole on Sunday at the Dubai Desert Classic for breaking one of the new rules of golf, but many weren't happy with the interpretation.  Li was playing in the final group with...

  • Bryson DeChambeau credits 'legitimate science' as he cruises to Omega Dubai Desert Classic title

    Sunday, 27 January 2019

    Bryson DeChambeau eased to his first international title at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday during a record breaking 7-shot win Bryson DeChambeau made it four wins in nine starts on Sunday as he eased to a seven-shot victory over Matt Wallace with a final round eight-under 64. At 24-under-par DeChambeau recorded the lowest 72-hole total in tournament history, beating Hoatong Li's...

  • Justin Rose to star in 18th Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 24 January 2019

    World No. 6 Justin Rose will compete in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters for the second time in three years. The 2013 US Open Champion joins Ryder Cup teammates Henrik Stenson and defending champion Sergio Garcia in Doha, on January 21 - 24 2015, Rose recently finished third in The Race to Dubai – behind Rory McIlroy and Stenson – after...

  • Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Betting Tips and How to Watch

    Wednesday, 23 January 2019

    Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times The Farmers Insurance Open marks the first starts of 2019 for the likes of Tiger Woods, Tony Finau and Rickie Fowler, while Rory McIlroy is among the players making his debut at Torrey Pines.  Last year's tournament ended in a Monday play-off between Jason Day and Alex Noren after the extra holes contest was...

  • PGA Tour rookie Adam Long clinches maiden victory at Desert Classic

    Monday, 21 January 2019

    PGA Tour rookie Adam Long carded a final-round 65 to win his maiden title at the Desert Classic by one shot over Adam Hadwin and Phil Mickelson Adam Long was suprised to find himself in the final group with over-night leader Phil Mickelson and Adam Hadwin on Sunday, but he had no problem performing under the pressure.  He was an unlikely winner,...

  • Gillis updates Kuchar accusation over caddie pay

    Thursday, 17 January 2019

    It's the Matt Kuchar caddie saga that just won't go away.  Tom Gillis, the former PGA Tour player and Champions Tour member who accused Matt Kuchar of failing to pay the local caddie he used even 1% of his winnings is Mayakoba, is back with another claim.  Matt Kuchar's latest victory at the Sony Open was clouded in controversy after Gillis originally...

  • OUT NOW: 10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG

    Wednesday, 16 January 2019

    10 Reasons to buy the latest issue of TG From exclusive interviews with Justin Rose, Francesco Molinari and Georgia Hall to an inside look at all the latest gear - it's all in our latest issue. PLUS, recharge your game with tips from out TG Top 50 coaches, and find out who claimed the top prizes in our TG Travel Awards!  ...

  • Justin Rose's caddie to undergo heart surgery

    Wednesday, 16 January 2019

    Gareth Lord is taking over as Justin Rose's caddie for the next few weeks as regular caddie Mark 'Fooch' Fulcher is set to undergo a 'little' heart surgery on Thurdsay Fooch took to twitter on Tuesday to thank Henrik Stenson's former bagman for taking his place for the next few weeks, and said he will 'hopefully be back sooner than later'.  Rose,...

  • LET player highlights 6 million dollar pay-gap between LET and European Tour events in Abu Dhabi

    Wednesday, 16 January 2019

    LET player Meghan MacLaren sparked a twitter debate on Tuesday when she posted about the disparity in pay between professional golfers in the men and women's games MacLaren highlighted the difference in prize funds between the Ladies European Tour and European Tour, who both hold events in Abu Dhabi in the space of two weeks.  Last week, England's Charley Hull claimed the...

  • DJ, Fleetwood, Koepka and Stenson get to grips with new rules in Abu Dhabi

    Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    Four of the world’s best golfers went “back to school” today as the new 2019 Rules came into play for the first European Tour event of the year in Abu Dhabi. Seven years in the making, the new rules – 24 in total – are designed to make the sport faster, fairer and simpler. Defending double champion Tommy Fleetwood, triple Major...

  • Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Preview

    Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch The European Tour season gets back underway this week as Tommy Fleetwood seeks his third Abu Dhabi title in a row during his first start of 2019. He’ll face tough competition from World No.2 and 3 Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson, who both have tournament rounds under their belts this year...

  • Ho-sung Choi receives PGA Tour invite to Pebble Beach

    Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    Social media sensation Ho-sung Choi is set to make his PGA Tour debut next month after he was reportedly given a sponsor's exemption in to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am field Ho-sung Choi, who hit the headlines and became a social media sensation on several occasions last year thanks to his unorthodox golf swing, has been extended a sponsor's invite to play...

  • Matt Kuchar wins Sony Open for second victory of the season

    Monday, 14 January 2019

    Matt Kuchar recovered from a poor start to win by four shots at the Sony Open Matt Kuchar ended a four year wait for victory last year when he won in Mayakoba at the start of the 2018/19 season. His latest, and ninth PGA Tour title, came just three starts later, and Kuchar could barely believe it.  "I'm tickled, thrilled to have...

  • Jordan Spieth 'itching' to get back in to the winner's circle

    Thursday, 10 January 2019

    Jordan Spieth returns for his first start since November at the Sony Open this week, and is 'itching' to get back in to the winners circle after a disappointing 2018 Jordan Spieth had his first winless season since turning professional last year, dropping from 2nd to 17th in the World Rankings, registering just five top 10s in 25 starts and failing...

  • Ian Poulter went 'beyond' to make up for PGA Tour violation

    Tuesday, 8 January 2019

    Ian Poulter was one of the first players to violate the PGA Tour's tournament rule last season, but went 'beyond what we would consider an acceptable make-good' to make-up for it. Having fallen short of the required quota of 25 tournaments set by the PGA Tour last season, Ian Poulter was required to go to a tournament he hadn't played in...

  • Sony Open Preview: Betting Tips and How To Watch

    Tuesday, 8 January 2019

    The Sony Open marks the first full-field event on the PGA Tour in 2019: Find out who to watch, and who to back this week  It's the first full-field event on the PGA Tour in some eight weeks, and Patton Kizzire returns to defend the title he claimed after outlasting James Hahn over six holes of sudden death last year.  Kizzire was...

  • Xander Schauffele shoots final round 62 to win Sentry Tournament of Champions

    Monday, 7 January 2019

    Xander Schauffele came from behind to win his fourrth PGA Tour title with a final round 62 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions Xander Schauffele knows how to perform when it comes to winning events with a field stacked with the world's best: The 2017 rookie of the year already had three titles to his name when he turned up in...

  • WATCH: Bryson DeChambeau makes putt with flag in the hole

    Friday, 4 January 2019

    Bryson DeChambeau was making use of the new rules of golf by putting with the flagstick in at the Sentry Tournament of Champions... and it definitely paid off.  DeChambeau led the field in strokes gained: putting during the first round of the limited field event in Kapalua on Thursday, posting a four-under 69 to end up in a tie for 6th...

  • Sentry Tournament of Champions: Tee Times and How To Watch

    Wednesday, 2 January 2019

    The Sentry Tournament of Champions marks the start of the 2019 golf calendar in Hawaii, bringing together champions from the PGA Tour last season.  Tony Finau is the only player in the World's top 10 not to have earned a spot in field this week as 34 players tee up at the Kapalua Plantation Course, while Justin Rose, Tiger Woods and...

  • Bronte Law breaks all time Ladies European Tour record

    Wednesday, 19 December 2018

    With the Solheim Cup in her sights, Bronte Law broke an all-time Ladies European Tour record during the third round of qualifying school with nine birdies in a row.  Law posted a course record-tying 10-under par 62 during the third round of Lalla Aicha Tour School at Amelkis Golf Club on Tuesday, claiming the outright lead after 54 holes of the 90...

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