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  • pga tour roundup

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 22 August 2011

    There was plenty of drama at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday afernoon as players tried to make it into the PGA Tour's top 125 players to qualify for next week's FedEx Cup play-off event at The Barclays. Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington were two big names on the verge of missing out and needed a good week. Els duly delivered and moved...

  • Fantasy League: Wyndham Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 16 August 2011

    Straight off the back of the excitement of Keegan Bradley's win at the USPGA Championship, the Today's Golfer Fantasy League is staying in America for the Wyndham Championship. The field lacks the majority of the star names of the last two weeks so it will really test your knowledge of the middle and lower echelons of the PGA Tour. But with it...

  • keegan wins uspga

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 15 August 2011

    A dramatic finish to the USPGA Championship saw young American Keegan Bradley take the title in his first ever Major. The 25-year-old looked to have blown it with a triple bogey at the par-3 15th, handing fellow American Jason Dufner a five-shot lead. Dufner had just four holes to play and it looked like it was all over. Other challenges from Luke...

  • Star-studded field for Scottish Senior Open

    Written by 2-FORE!-1 Golf on Sunday, 14 August 2011

    Two-time Major champion Sandy Lyle is aiming to reignite his European Senior Tour order-of-merit challenge at Fairmont St Andrews this week when he plays in the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open. The Scotsman was the early season pacesetter on the Senior Tour following top-five finishes in Australia and Japan and his first tournament victory in 19 years in the ISPS Handa...

  • rory starts second round

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 12 August 2011

    Rory McIlroy has started his second round of the US PGA, despite sustaining a wrist injury in his opening round yesterday. McIlroy battled through his opening round level par after he hurt his wrist on the third hole. He hit some roots and needed ice and wrappings throughout the remainder of the holes. An MRI scan last night revealed damage to his tendons,...

  • Stricker ties major record as McIlroy injures wrist

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 12 August 2011

    Steve Stricker shot a stunning bogey-free 63 to lead after the first round of the USPGA Championship and tie for the lowest ever round in Major history. The American became the 23rd player to sign for that number in a Major and could have even gone one better, but he missed a 15-foot birdie chance on the 9th, his final hole. While Stricker...

  • us pga day one round up

    Friday, 12 August 2011

    Golden oldies surged up the leaderboard of the US PGA championship as many of the young guns fired blanks. Steve Stricker, 44, shot an incredible seven under 63 and had a putt on the last to set a new record for the lowest ever round in the US PGA. Jerry Kelly, also 44, was only two shots back and Scott Verplank,...

  • us pga tee times

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 10 August 2011

    Lee Westwood comes into the final Major of the year slimmer and mentally stronger than ever! Westwood has a good record in Majors - six top threes in the last 13 proves that - but after he missed the cut at The Open at Royal St George's last month he admitted to having a serious look at himself in the mirror. And...

  • Fantasy League: USPGA Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 8 August 2011

    The final Major of the season, the USPGA Championship, is worth triple points in the Today's Golfer Fantasy League so this week could prove pivotal, whether you're hoping to close a lead after a poor few weeks or wanting to build on a fast start. The world's top players return to Atlanta Athletic Club's Highlands course for the first time since David Toms won...

  • scott wins wgc

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 8 August 2011

    Adam Scott held his nerve to win the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone in Ohio on Sunday. The Aussie shot an impressive 65 in the final round as a stellar chasing pack tried to close him down. World No.1 Luke Donald and Rickie Fowler came second, four shots behind Scott while Rory McIlroy ended up tied sixth. Lee Westwood ended up in a solid eighth place. It...

  • wgc day one

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 5 August 2011

    Tiger Woods showed signs of life during his comeback round at the World Golf Championships at Akron, Ohio with a classy 68, two under. But it was Aussie Adam Scott who lit up the leaderboard with a phenomenal 62 to end the day eight under. He used his new caddie - Tiger's ex-bagman Steve Williams - and his broomhandle putter to...

  • rory like america

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 4 August 2011

    Rory McIlroy has admitted he is considering buying a house in America and playing on the PGA Tour. The young Northern Irishman said on the eve of the WGC in Ohio that he was thinking about moving back to the State-side Tour. "I'm leaning towards taking my card up again... definitely. "I feel as if my game really suits playing over here...

  • wgc build up

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 4 August 2011

    The World Golf Championships kick off in a few hours at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio and there are some mouth-watering pairings. World No1 Luke Donald pairs up with Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and Lee Westwood will play with Graeme McDowell. Westwood will be keen to get his hands back on the World No1 spot and McDowell will bekeen to...

  • tiger comes back

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

    Tiger Woods will play in this week's World Golf Championship at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. The former World No1 has not played since April due to an injury to his left leg. He has followed the advice of his doctors and rested since then. He said: "I'm excited to get back out there." Woods has slipped down the world rankings and...

  • Fantasy League: WGC Bridgestone Invitational preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 1 August 2011

    The fourth event of the Today's Golfer Fantasy League season is the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, which is worth double points. The main headline is the return to action of former world number one Tiger Woods. The current world number 28 joins a star-studded field the week before the season's final Major, the US PGA Championship. It's a small field so there's no cut,...

  • 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...

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