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  • Ten Of The Best

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Friday, 03 July 2009

      TOP TEN OPEN HOLES - EVERY ONE A LEGEND   1. 8th Royal Troon Par 3, 123 yards, “Postage Stamp” 2. 17th St Andrews par 4, 461 yards, “The Road Hole” 3. 18th Carnoustie par 4, 428 yards, “Home” 4. 10th Turnberry par 4, 452 yards, “Dinna Fouter (Don’t Mess About)” 5. 18th St Andrews par 4, 357 yards, “Tom Morris” 6. 17th Royal Birkdale par 5,...

  • Four Open Championship tickets up for grabs!

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 02 July 2009

    We're giving you the chance to win two pairs of tickets the Open Championship at Turnberry on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 July. All you have to do is answer one simple question and you could be sunning yourself and watching the greatest golfers on the planet do battle around the famous Ailsa course. The first person with the correct answer drawn...

  • Eurosport to show PGA Tour coverage

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 26 June 2009

    Eurosport have announced that they will be showing live coverage of the PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2009 season. Action from the remaining 2009 PGA Tour events will now be accessible in more than 10 million UK homes on British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2, through Sky and Virgin Media platforms. "We are pleased to announce this agreement with Eurosport, which ensures...

  • US Open Finale

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 22 June 2009

    What will happen today… Although the best story is Phil Mickelson winning his fourth major only days after his wife, Amy, was diagnosed with breast cancer; he may just have left himself too much to do today. With only 16 holes to play, he has to overcome both Ricky Barnes and Lucas Glover, who are both five shots ahead of him. Barnes...

  • Open Championship Blog

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 16 June 2009

    You'll find all the latest behind the scenes gossip and first-hand experiences from the 2009 Open Championship at Turnberry right here from July 13.

  • US Open 2009 Preview

    Tuesday, 16 June 2009

    The US Open returns to one of the greatest muni courses on the planet this week, Bethpage Black. Tiger Woods won here back in 2002 but the course has undergone a few tweaks since then. You can see exactly what the world's best players will be facing by clicking on the image below.

  • Woods, Harrington and Cabrera grouped together at US Open

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 16 June 2009

    Defending US Open champion Tiger Woods, reigning British Open and PGA Championship holder Padraig Harrington and this year's Masters winner Angel Cabrera will be playing together at the US Open on Thursday and Friday. Another mouth-watering grouping, and one for the ladies, contains Sergio Garcia, Camilo Villegas and Adam Scott. British eyes will be heavily focussed on world number three Paul Casey and...

  • Mickelson Woods at Us Open

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 15 June 2009

    Phil Mickelson lived up to his reputation as the people’s champion last week as he prepared for the US Open at Bethpage Black, which starts on Thursday. A day after Tiger Woods played a practice round at the New York muni, Mickelson was doing the same for nearly seven hours under threatening skies. But unlike Woods, who went out of his...

  • Faldo knighted

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 15 June 2009

    Nick Faldo has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Faldo becomes Sir Nick following an outstanding career in which he won six Major Championships – three Opens and three Masters – and became the all-time record points scorer in the history of The Ryder Cup with 25 points from 11 appearances for Europe against the United States. George O’Grady, the Chief...

  • Gay wins in Memphis

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 15 June 2009

    Brian Gay had to cancel a week off after winning the PGA Tour's St Jude Classic in Memphis – and earning the final invite to this week’s US Open Championship. "Right now I don't know if we're going home first or what we're going to do, whether we spend tomorrow travelling, going home and repacking," Gay said in Memphis last...

  • june10 wildthingdalyatscottishopen

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 10 June 2009

    'Wild Thing'  John Daly has confirmed he will compete in The Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond from July 9-12. With his renowned ‘grip it and rip it’ brand of golf – which is awe-inspiring and unpredictable in equal measure – Daly will captivate the galleries along the banks of Loch Lomond, near Glasgow, when a world class field assembles next...

  • Mickelson returns to action

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 08 June 2009

    Phil Mickelson will return to the PGA Tour at Memphis this week and then tee it up at the US Open at Bethpage. Mickelson, ranked number two in the world, had put his season on hold less than a fortnight ago when he revealed that his wife, Amy, had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Amy Mickelson's expected surgery wouldn't be scheduled until...

  • Woosie bags Seniors win in Ireland

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 08 June 2009

    Ian Woosnam defeated Bob Boyd in a play-off to win his third European Senior Tour title in the Irish Seniors Open. The former World Number One, who won the Irish Open in 1988 and 1989 and led Europe to Ryder Cup glory at The K Club in 2006, birdied the third extra hole after finishing tied with American...

  • Danish journeyman wins in Wales

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 08 June 2009

    Denmark’s Jeppe Huldahl held off Niclas Fasth and Ignacio Garrido to secure his maiden European Tour title at The Celtic Manor Wales Open. The 26-year-old, who held the joint lead overnight, produced a nerveless display on the final day and didn’t drop a shot on his way to a superb 67 to finish on nine under. Fasth surged up the leaderboard with a...

  • Tiger Woods wins Memorial

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 08 June 2009

    Tiger Woods won the Memorial Tournament last night after a closing round 65 - and then said "bring on the US Open". The world No.1 birdied his last two holes to breakout of a four-way tie to win with a seven-under final round. With it he silenced the sceptics who wondered if he was ready to defend his title in the US Open in...

  • Masters raises $3.4 million for charity

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 05 June 2009

    The 2009 Masters Tournament has raised more than $3.4 million for charity. Just weeks after presenting the Green Jacket to Angel Cabrera, Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, announced the news. "It has always been, and will continue to be, a priority of Augusta National and the Masters to give back to the game and the local Augusta community," Payne...

  • Celtic Manor preview

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 01 June 2009

    Ryder Cup captains Colin Montgomerie and Corey Pavin will go head-to-head 18 months early at the Celtic Manor Wales Open. The two lead a star-studded field over the 2010 Course at the resort, home of next year's Ryder Cup. Other big names at the event include Miguel Angel and fellow Ryder Cup stars Robert Karlsson, Thomas Bjorn and Paul McGinley. The Wales...

  • PGA Tour this week

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 01 June 2009

    Tiger Woods is returning to the Memorial, where he is a three-time winner. He has skipped the tournament two of the last three years because of family matters and knee surgery. Woods has not won at Muirfield Village, where Jack Nicklaus is the tournament host, since winning his third in a row at 2001. He did not play in 2006 because of...

  • PGA Tour Colonial

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 01 June 2009

    Steve Stricker robbed Tim Clark of his first PGA Tour victory in Texas on Sunday after a hearbreaking play-off at Colonial. Trying to shed his title as the guy who'd won the most money on the PGA Tour without winning an event, Clark wasted a two-shot lead with five holes left. He left short a 9-foot putt that would've won...

  • European Open

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 01 June 2009

    World number 449 Christian Cévaër beat a star field and one of the toughest holes in golf to win The European Open. After an amazing weekend which saw no fewer than 45 changes of the lead, the 39 year old, whose only previous European Tour victory was the 2004 Spanish Open, beat Steve Webster, Gary Orr and Alvaro Quiros by a shot. His...

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