Tour news

  • 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...

  • Brooks Koepka to end year as World No.1 as Rose falters at Indonesian Masters

    Monday, 17 December 2018

    Brooks Koepka will end the year as World No.1 after Justin Rose falters in Indonesia and comes up a shot shy of returning to the top of the rankings  Justin Rose missed out on returning to the World No.1 spot by a single stroke at the Indonesian Masters on Sunday and was left to rue a costly five-putt on the 12th...

  • David Lipsky wins Alfred Dunhill Championship

    Monday, 17 December 2018

    David Lipsky won his second European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Sunday David Lipsky overcame a late wobble to claim the final European Tour event of 2018 by two shots over Scotland's David Drysdale on Sunday during his first visit to Leopard Creek GC.  The 30-year-old American began the final round a stroke behind Scott Jamieson,...

  • 10 Things you missed: Tour wins, Molinari's two awards, Rose comes up short of World No.1 and 3 of the best shots of the week

    Monday, 17 December 2018

    10 Things you missed: Tour victories; Molinari wins two awards; Rose fails to return to World No.1; Mel Reid comes out as gay and three of the best shots of the week Francesco Molinari wins SPOTY World Sport Star award Molinari topped an online vote to beat out US gymnast Simone Biles, Czech skier and snowboarder Ester Ledecka, and Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr...

  • Roger Chapman wins first title in six years at Staysure Tour finale

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 17 December 2018

      Roger Chapman claimed his first title in over six years at the inaugural Indian Ocean Swing in the Seychelles on Sunday, beating Philip Price in a playoff  It was an emotional moment for double senior major champion Roger Chapman, who was unable to hold back the tears after holing out for eagle on the first playoff hole to win for the...

  • Andy Sullivan and caddie Sean Mcdonagh become latest duo to split

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Andy Sullivan has announced that he and Sean McDonagh are the latest long-time caddie-player duo to part ways in 2018 It seems to be the season for the end of caddie/player partnerships.  Just a couple of days after Zach Johnson and caddie of 15 years Damon Green confimed they had split, Andy Sullivan took to social media to announce he and long-time...

  • Mel Reid comes out as gay: ‘Be proud of who you are’

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Six time Ladies European Tour winner Mel Reid has come out as gay, stating that she no longer feels the need to protect her sexuality in order to 'get more sponsors'. The Solheim Cup star bravely decided to publicly announce her coming out through a new partnership with Athlete Ally, who did a Q&A with Reid about joining the brand and her...

  • Is the European Tour in trouble?

    Written by Staff Writer on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    European Tour chief Keith Pelley's desire to create a world tour was written about in a recent report in The Times, but it also shed light on a number of financial issues Think things are bad on the LET? The Times has cast doubts on the financial stability of the European Tour, which made an operating loss of £9.5 million after tax in 2017.

  • Francesco Molinari named 2018 Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Francesco Molinari has been named as the 2018 Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year  The reigning Open and Race to Dubai Champion was named by a panel comprising of members of the golfing media, capping off an impressive 12 months for the European No.1.  In that span, Molinari claimed his first Rolex Series title at the BMW PGA Championship, got his first...

  • 10 Things you missed last week: Tour news, another caddie split, stolen clubs and more

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    10 Things you missed last week: Louis Oosthuizen wins in South Africa, Harman and Kizzire claim QBE Shootout, Cody Blick earns Web.Com Tour status despite stolen clubs, Zach Johnson splits with caddie of 15 years, Ian Poulter pokes fun at USA Ryder Cup squad, boy gets Claret Jug surprise, Bubba Watson wants VC role at Presidents Cup and Tiger Woods...

  • Zach Johnson splits with 'shocked' caddie Damon Green

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Zach Johnson has split with his caddie of 15 years Damon Green, leaving his bag-man 'shocked' Zach Johnson and Damon Green, who have been one of the longest-running player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour, are no more, according to a report on thecaddienetwork.com This one is flying under the radar a little, perhaps because of the sheer volume of caddie-playere break-ups reported...

  • Pro gets clubs stolen, still earns Web.Com Tour status

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Cody Blick made it through Web.Com Tour school despite being forced to play with a make-shift set of clubs during the final round after discovering his clubs were stolen on Sunday morning. On Sunday morning, Cody Blick had just started to make his breakfast when he discovered his clubs had been stolen. The big problem? He needed them to compete in...

  • Louis Oosthuizen eases to SA Open victory: "Hard to describe how much this means"

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Louis Oosthuizen eased to a six-shot victory during the final round of the South African Open hosted by the City of Johannasburg Louis Oosthuizen got off to a nervy start during the final round on the Firethorn Course at Randpark Golf Club, but recovered in emphatic style as he eased to a six-shot victory over Romain Langasque at his home Open. Oosthuizen had...

  • Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman win QBE Shootout

    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman carded a back-nine 29 on their way to winning the QBE Shootout by one shot A late eagle from Patton Kizzire helped him and playing partner Brian Harman to victory on Sunday, pushing them one shot clear of Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo, who were then unable to answer with a birdie on the last.  It was...

  • WATCH: The best golf shots of 2018

    Thursday, 6 December 2018

    We narrowed it down to our favourite shots of 2018: From hole outs to just outright exceptional shots - every single one of these is worth a watch!  1. Dustin Johnson's drive at the Sentry Tournament of Champions Why not start with the start of the year, when Dustin Johnson stunned with a drive on the 433 yard 12th hole at the...

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