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  • Fantasy League preview: Honda Classic

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 01 March 2010

    We stay on the other side of the pond for this week's Fantasy League event: the Honda Classic at the PGA National Champion Course, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The course is regarded as one of the toughest on the PGA Tour calendar, with 26 water hazards coming into play on the 7,158-yard layout. USPGA Champion YE Yang will be defending his first...

  • Poulter on the march in desert

    Written by Kevin Brown in Phoenix on Thursday, 25 February 2010

    Ian Poulter is relishing his first taste of the Waste Management Phoenix Open tomorrow (thurs) when he lines up alongside local hero Phil Mickelson in the opening two rounds. Fresh from his World Golf Championship success in Tucson last week, Poults is in buoyant mood having shot up to no.5 in the world rankings. It's a world away from his days as...

  • Fantasy League Preview: Phoenix Open

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 25 February 2010

    The Fantasy League is back after a week off for the WGC Accenture Match Play and we stay in Arizona for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. TPC Scottsdale once again plays host to the tournament that Kenny Perry claimed by defeating Charley Hoffman on the third play-ff hole last year. While the likes of Steve Stricker, Lee Westwood and Sergio Garcia have...

  • Tour boss talks about Tiger

    Written by Kevin Brown in Phoenix on Wednesday, 24 February 2010

    US PGA Tour supremo Tim Finchem spoke candidly about the 'Tiger Affair' before the Waste Management Phoenix Open which starts at TPC Scottsdale tomorrow. Commissioner Finchem admitted: "We've had a lot of reaction following last Friday's press conference. I think the reaction has generally been quite positive. I thought his statement was comprehensive and dealt with the issues that people wanted...

  • Full transcript from Tiger Woods press conference

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 19 February 2010

    Good morning, and thank you for joining me.  Many of you in this room are my friends.  Many of you in this room know me.  Many of you have cheered for me or you've worked with me or you've supported me. Now every one of you has good reason to be critical of me.  I want to say to each of...

  • Tiger Woods 'deeply sorry' but non-committal on return to golf

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 19 February 2010

    World number one Tiger Woods has apologised for his "irresponsible and selfish behaviour" but failed to name a date when he would return to golf. A tired-looking Woods spoke to media, friends and family at PGA Tour Headquarters, Sawgrass, Florida, for around 15 minutes and revealed that he'd spent much of December and January in therapy for the issues he's been...

  • Fantasy League preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 09 February 2010

    Our attention switches to the PGA Tour for this week's Fantasy League event, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. This is always a great event with a cracking field but there's a little extra spice added this year by the fact the US Open will be played at Pebble Beach in June. Last year's event was badly rain-affected so the players will be...

  • Fantasy League Preview: Dubai Desert Classic

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 02 February 2010

    We stay on the European Tour for the final event of the Desert Swing in this week's Fantasy League. Rory McIlroy claimed his first professional victory at the Dubai Desert Classic this year and he and European number one Lee Westwood head another top-class field at Emirates GC. With 94 European Tour winners and six major champions teeing it up this week,...

  • Player says McIlroy will be no.1

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 28 January 2010

    As Gary Player warmed up for the inaugural Saadiyat Beach Classic, the enigmatic South African pinpointed young Irish sensation as the next world number 1 of golf.  The  legendary Player is supremely confident that if McIlroy continues on the same path his future will be bright and ladened with trophies and success.  "He has a great team behind him, bags of talent and...

  • Fantasy League preview: Qatar Masters

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 26 January 2010

    We stay with the European Tour's Desert Swing in the Middle East for the fourth event of the FREE TG Fantasy League. Alvaro Quiros will be the defending champion at the Qatar Masters at Doha GC but must compete with a star-studded field all hoping to bag the €294,584 winners cheque and Ryder Cup qualification points. Five of the world's top 10...

  • Kaymer wins in Abu Dhabi

    Written by Golf World staff on Monday, 25 January 2010

    Germany's Martin Kaymer won the Abu Dhabi Championships for the second time in three years, when he beat England’s Ian Poulter by a stroke. Level with Poulter on the final tee, the 25-year-old hit two terrific strokes on to the back of the green, and two putted for a birdie, while Poulter could only manage a par after...

  • Schwartzel does it again in South Africa

    Written by Golf World staff on Monday, 18 January 2010

    Charl Schwartzel cruised to his second straight European Tour title with a six shot win at the Joburg Open. The Africa Open winner coasted around Royal Johannesburg and Kensington in a five under par 66, following rounds of 63, 68 and 64 for a 23 under par total. That was far too good for the chasing pack, with Schwartzel’s fellow South...

  • Fantasy League preview: Sony Open

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 12 January 2010

    This week's Fantasy League event is the PGA Tour's Sony Open in Hawaii. The second event of the American season has attracted a strong 140-man field to Waialae Country Club on Honolulu. Zach Johnson is the defending champion while Vijay Singh, Ernie Els and Luke Donald will all be making their first appearances of 2010. You have until 5pm on Thursday 14 January...

  • Monty's Europe regain Royal Trophy

    Written by Golf World Staff Writer on Monday, 11 January 2010

    Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie was in ebullient form after his European team beat Asia 8 ½ points to 7 ½ in the Royal Trophy in Thailand; revenge for last year’s four point defeat. “It was an honour to captain the European team,” said the Scot, who was filling in while Seve Ballesteros continued to recover from his brain tumour. “This is...

  • Fantasy League preview: SBS Championship

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 04 January 2010

    The first points-scoring event of the TG Fantasy League is the opening event of the 2010 PGA Tour season, the SBS Championship at Kapalua in Hawaii. Geoff Ogilvy will defend his title as a talented field lines up hoping to make a fast start to this Ryder Cup season. Only 28 golfers will be teeing it up but with 10 of the...

  • Richie Ramsay wins last event of 2009

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 21 December 2009

    Three years after becoming the first Scot to win the US Amateur Championship in 108 years, Richie Ramsay now has his first European Tour title. The 25 year old won the South African Open Championship, coming from five behind with a best of the day 65 and then beating Indian Shiv Kapur with a birdie on the first play-off hole. "There's no...

  • WOODS TAKES A BREAK FROM GOLF

    Written by Jonathan Greathead, TG Senior Equipment Editor on Saturday, 12 December 2009

    Tiger Woods has announced he will take "an indefinite break from professional golf" after recent rumours about his private life. Woods has been at the centre of a media frenzy since crashing his car into a fire hydrant in November. In a statement on his website the world number one said: "After much soul searching I have decided to take an indefinite break...

  • Jim Furyk Wins The Chevron World Challenge

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 07 December 2009

    Jim Furyk ended more than two years without a victory on Sunday when he holed key putts on the final two holes for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot victory in the Chevron World Challenge, edging out Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell. It was a fitting conclusion to a week dominated by talk of host Tiger Woods:...

  • Women's Open champion Catriona Matthew talks to TG

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 03 December 2009

    Q. How does it feel to be Britain’s first major winner in five years? A. It’s really quite amazing. Obviously, there was just having the baby and I wasn’t really going there expecting to win it so to go there and win on my second event back was really quite unbelievable. Q. You won just 11 weeks after giving birth to...

  • Who will win the Masters?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 02 December 2009

    As thoughts drifts towards 2010 it's inevitable that people will start making predictions, so we thought we'd jump on the bandwagon and ask you guys to tell us who you think is going to triumph at the first major of the season. Tiger's state of mind may be in doubt but he'll always be the favourite whenever he plays. He'll face competition...

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