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  • womens brit open

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 1 August 2011

    The Women's Open at Carnoustie say 22-year-old Yani Tseng win her fifth Major. The Taiwanese World No1 blew the field away to win by four shots from American Brittany Lang. Scotland's Catriona Matthew ended up fifth on nine under after she struggled a litte on the final day and shot a 72. Tseng picked up the winner's cheque for £240,000 and said: "It's...

  • dyson wins irish

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 1 August 2011

    Simon Dyson won The Irish Open and climbed into the world's top 50. Dyson, 33, overshadowed the Irish contingent of Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell to scorch to 15 under and the title at Killarney. The English star had a great Open at Royal St George's where he finished ninth after only getting in as fifth reserve. The victory lands him...

  • irish open friday

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 29 July 2011

    The home favourites failed to shine in the first round of The irish Open at Killarney Golf Club. Much has been made of Northern Ireland's three Major champions - Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke but it was India's Jeev Milkha Singh who stole the limelight with a sublime 63 - eight under par! Clarke was the best of the Major...

  • clarke hits back

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 28 July 2011

    Darren Clarke claims his Open-winning celebrations won't effect his performance at this week's Irish Open. The 42-year-old admitted to staying up all night on the Sunday after his epic triumph at Royal St George's and said those who were criticising him should 'get a life'. Clarke is part of a solid field for the European Tour event at Killarney Golf club and...

  • TG Blog: My first Senior Open Championship

    Written by Gary Wolstenholme on Tuesday, 26 July 2011

    Tuesday 26 July This was my first appearance at the Senior Open Championship and I really enjoyed the week I had at Walton Heath, despite finishing 31st! The course was lined with heathery rough and played very long, which made it very challenging for me. I enjoyed playing in a field containing some of the biggest names from European golf and and America, including Corey Pavin, Tom Watson...

  • ohair wins in canada

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 25 July 2011

    Sean O'Hair has had a rough ride this season, but turned it round with a battling PGA Tour victory at The Canadian Open on Sunday. O'Hair has missed 10 out of 17 cuts this year and did not make it for the weekend at The Open at Royal St George's. And after the Pro-Am on Wednesday he was at his lowest...

  • noren runaway win

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 25 July 2011

    Alexander Noren blew away the field to win his home European Tour event. Even a 77 on the final round could not deny Noren as he ran out a winner by seven shots! The young Swede had shot 67, 66 and 63 in the first three rounds and simply cruised to victory around the Bro Hof Slot course, near Stockholm. It was...

  • TG Pro instrumental in Clarke's Open triumph

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Thursday, 21 July 2011

    TG Elite Pro Rob Watts has been instrumental in turning the fortunes of Darren Clarke around to win his first Major title at Royal St. George’s. Rob joined the panel of Today’s Golfer Elite coaches just over a year ago, delivering instruction content of the highest quality for the magazine’s readers. When not posing in front of the TG camera, Rob has...

  • woods sacks caddie

    Written by Golf World on Wednesday, 20 July 2011

    Tiger Woods has announced that he and caddie Steve Williams will not be working together in the future. "I want to express my deepest gratitude to Stevie for all his help, but I think it's time for a change," Woods said. "Stevie is an outstanding caddie and a friend and has been instrumental in many of my accomplishments. I wish...

  • Video: Darren Clarke practicing his chipping

    Written by Jock Howard on Wednesday, 20 July 2011

    As we all know, Darren Clarke has transformed his short game in recent years. Before he won the 140th Open Championship at Royal St George’s, he worked hard on his chipping, knowing this would be a vital element come Open week. One of the problems he identified with his chipping was that while playing shots his head would dip a few...

  • Pros and celebs play 'golf darts'

    Written by Chris Jones, Golf World Editor on Wednesday, 20 July 2011

    What happens when you get six of the world's best golfers, a handful of celebrities and a 100-foot "golf dartboard" for them to aim at? We found out when TaylorMade hosted a novel event on the eve of the Open Championship at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club. The players included Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Martin Laird, Retief Goosen, Dustin Johnson...

  • Fantasy League: Canadian Open preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 19 July 2011

    Week two of the Today's Golfer Fantasy League takes us to the PGA Tour for the RBC Canadian Open. The tournament returns to Shaughnessy G&CC, which is celebrating its centenary, for the first time since 2005. When it was last held on this par 70 track it ranked as the toughest course on the PGA Tour outside the Major venues. There has been...

  • clakre morning after

    Written by The Open 2011 on Monday, 18 July 2011

    Open Champion Darren Clarke had a good day on the golf course yesterday, but it looks like he had an even night off it! The 42-year-old had promised the party would be long and so it seemed as he returned to Sandwich this morning (Monday, July 18) for pictures around the 18th and on the Kent beach. The party had gone into the...

  • Last signed Open prize up for grabs...

    Written by The Open 2011 on Sunday, 17 July 2011

    Here's your final chance to win some fantastic signed Open Championship memorabilia. The last signed Open prize on offer is a quality yellow official Open golf bag towel signed by some more top golfing names such as Retief Goosen, Ben Curtis and Charl Schwartzel. It's an easy-to-enter competition and signed items previously up for grabs included a white Open 2011 towel, a Royal St...

  • Clarke hot favourite for Sports Personality of the Year

    Written by The Open 2011 on Sunday, 17 July 2011

    The Sports Personality of the Year award is heading to Northern Ireland according to bookies Ladbrokes. Following Darren Clarke's victory in the Open as a 150/1 outsider his odds of landing the gong have been slashed to 5/4 from 100/1. Countryman Rory McIlroy drifts to 5/4 from 1/2 having looked to have the award in the bag following his...

  • Clarke turns up trumps for bookies

    Written by The Open 2011 on Sunday, 17 July 2011

    Darre Clarke is the toast of bookies and his in-play backers tonight according to Ladbrokes.  Clarke was a widely unfancied 150/1 chance pre-tournament and was a fantastic result for the layers who are heralding one of the best Opens in recent years thanks to increased turnover and favourable places. In-play results proved less profitable thanks to Clarke's army of...

  • poor english effort

    Written by The Open 2011 on Sunday, 17 July 2011

    As Northern Ireland watched another of its golfing superstars win a Major golf title, England's best were left nursing their bruised pride. With the World No1 Luke Donald and No2 Lee Westwood missing the cut it was left to the likes of Simon Dyson and amateur Tom Lewis to restore some home-grown pride. But it never really happened. Dyson battled away...

  • Darren Clarke wins the Open Championship

    Written by The Open 2011 on Sunday, 17 July 2011

    Darren Clarke has won the 140th Open Championship by three shots at Royal St George's. The 42-year-old carded a final round of 70 for a -5 total to complete what turned out to be a comfortable victory and continue a fantastic run for Northern Ireland, which has seen the country claim three of the last six Major tournaments. His final round started in fine style...

  • Darren Clarke takes one-shot lead into final round of The Open

    Written by The Open 2011 on Saturday, 16 July 2011

    Darren Clarke has a one-shot lead from Dustin Johnson after 54 holes of the 140th Open Championship at Royal St Goerge's. The Northern Irishman shot a fine 69, which included three birdies and two bogeys, in the third round to take his tournament total to -5. Clarke is bidding to continue a remarkable run for Northern Ireland in recent Majors after Grame McDowell...

  • Showers and 25mph winds forecast for Sunday

    Written by The Open 2011 on Saturday, 16 July 2011

    The latest Met Office predictions indicate that the weather on Sunday won't be quite as bad and the downpours that the early starters had to endure on Saturday. Those players off first on Sunday will will actually have the better of conditions as a cloudly morning with winds of around 25mph will give way to lunchtime gusts up to 35mph and...

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