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  • Fantasy Golf: AT&T National Preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 26 June 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, continues on the PGA Tour this week with the AT&T National at Congressional. The tournament returns to last year's US Open host venue after a two-year stint at Aronimink while Congressional was preparing to stage Rory McIlroy's triumph. The par-71 layout is a lengthy 7,569 yards off the tee so distance is important,...

  • Fantasy Golf: Travelers Championship preview

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 20 June 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, stays Stateside for this week for the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. For the third time in five years, the golfers that competed in the US Open will have embarked on a cross-country trip from the West Coast to TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. The host track is a...

  • us open final round

    Written by US Open 2012 on Monday, 18 June 2012

    The US Open served up a final-round thriller as two former winners tried to keep the field at bay. Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell and American Jim Furyk looked likely to land their second US Open title. But it was Webb Simpson who stole the show with a storming round of 68. McDowell got off to a terrible start and was four over...

  • us open round two

    Written by US Open 2012 on Saturday, 16 June 2012

    Tiger Woods showed poise and perseverance as he dug deep to lead the US Open at The Olympic CLub in San Francisco. He joined warhorses Jim Furyk and David Toms at one under as the incredinly tough course chewed up many of the pre-tournament favourites. Gone are Luke Donald and Rory McIlRoy and Masters champion Bubba Watson as the event moves...

  • us open round one

    Written by US Open 2012 on Friday, 15 June 2012

    Justin Rose and Graeme McDowell spearheaded the British challenge in the opening round of the US Open as the big three of Luke Donald, Rory MCIlroy and Lee Westwood struggled on a very difficult Olympic club course in San Francisco. Rose and McDowell both carded one-under-par 69s and were two of only six players under par. Tiger Woods was also on...

  • Fantasy Golf: US Open preview

    Written by US Open 2012 on Monday, 11 June 2012

    The second Major Championship of the year means there are triple points up for grabs this week in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel. The world's top players will be battling it out for the US Open at the Olympic Club, California, and battle may be an appropriate description as the course set-up is expected to be...

  • Wesselingh wins PGA Seniors Championship at Slaley Hall

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 11 June 2012

    Paul Wesselingh won the ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship after posting a superb final round of 67 in testing conditions at De Vere Slaley Hall. The Englishman's low round of the day included four consecutive back-nine birdies for a six under-par tournament total, with just the seven players finishing the rain-shortened event under par. Wessinlingh, who is enjoying a banner rookie season on the Seniors...

  • Fantasy Golf: FedEx St. Jude Classic preview

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Wednesday, 6 June 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, stays in America this week for the PGA Tour's FedEx St. Jude Classic. The host course is TPC Southwind, a par 70 measuring over 7,200 yards making it one of the toughest tests tee-to-green on the PGA Tour outside the majors. Statistics from recent years suggest...

  • Jaidee wins in Wales after Fisher penalised for slow play

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 6 June 2012

    Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee battled on the back nine to seal victory at the ISPS Handa Wales Open, as England’s Ross Fisher was penalised a shot for slow play. Fisher was one shot off the lead when he was adjudged to have taken too long over shots on the 11th and 14th holes. He was given a one-stroke penalty and eventually finished...

  • Woods equals Jack's tally with Memorial win

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Wednesday, 6 June 2012

    Tiger Woods was back to his crowd-dazzling best to win the Memorial Tournament and secure his second title of the year. Woods holed a stunning flop shot from behind the 16th green en route to securing his second PGA Tour title of the year, his fifth Memorial win to equal Jack Nicklaus's total of 73 PGA Tour titles. The former world number...

  • Fantasy Golf: Memorial Tournament preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 29 May 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, hops back across the Atlantic this week for the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament. Muirfield Village GC, Ohio, hosts the 37th edition of the tournament. The 7,352-yard par 72 layout is the perfect example of a Jack Nicklaus design; relatively straightforward off the tee but getting more difficult towards the green. In fact, of the...

  • Donald defends at Wentworth to regain world number one

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 28 May 2012

    Luke Donald delivered a masterclass in how to finish off a tournament as he shot a closing 68 to win the BMW PGA Championship by four shots from Justin Rose and Paul Lawrie. Rose had got level with with the eventual winner on -10 after four holes, but Donald made birdies at 6, 7, 10, 12 and 16 to pull away and retain the...

  • wentworth day one

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 24 May 2012

    Perfect conditions saw some impressive scores on the opening day of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Ernie Els set an impressive early score, negotiating a course he has helped re-shape in recent years in 68 to finish at four under. But it was Irishman Peter Lawrie and Scotsman David Drysdale who top the leaderboard with a stunning six under. Lawrie opened with a...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW PGA Championship preview

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Tuesday, 22 May 2012

    The Today’s Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, switches to the European Tour this week for the circuit's flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship. The West course at Wentworth Golf Club was redesigned in 2010 by Ernie Els and received mixed reviews from the players. Consequently, there has been some additional changes made for this year’s tournament. The...

  • Fantasy Golf: HP Byron Nelson Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 15 May 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, stays on the PGA Tour this week for the HP Byron Nelson Championship in Texas. TPC Four Seasons is hosting the tournament for the 27th year. From 1994-2007 it shared the pre-cut duties with Cottonwood Valley GC, but it's stood alone since 2008. It's a 7,166-yard, par 70 layout that...

  • Kuchar captures Sawgrass win

    Written by TG Staff Writer on Monday, 14 May 2012

    American Matt Kuchar held his nerve to win the Players Championship at Sawgrass by two shots. The 33-year-old started the final day one shot behind countryman Kevin Na and despite bogeying his opening hole, fired four birdies to finish on 13-under par. Scotland’s Martin Laird finished in a tie for second on 11-under par with last week’s winner...

  • Fantasy Golf: The Players Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 8 May 2012

    The Players Championship offers double points this week in the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel. The PGA Tour's flagship event is known as 'the fifth Major' and it's attracted a suitably world class field again this. TPC Sawgrass has played a little easier than usual in the last two years, but it's still a very difficult...

  • casey completes Volvo World Match field

    Written by TG Courses editor on Tuesday, 8 May 2012

    The 2006 Champion and 2011 Volvo Golf Champions winner, Paul Casey, has received the sponsors invite completing the field for the 2012 Volvo World Match Play Championship at Finca Cortesín, Spain, from May 17-20. For the first time in the Championship’s history half of the field will be US PGA Tour members and the draw will contain three Spanish players. Paul...

  • Fantasy Golf: Wells Fargo Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 30 April 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, heads back across the pond this week for the Wells Fargo Championship on the PGA Tour. Many big names are making their first appearances since The Masters and they will be faced with a very tough test at Quail Hollow, which has long been one of the toughest par-72s on Tour. Birdies will...

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