Tour news

  • Alexander Bjork Takes European Tour Qualifier At De Vere Wychwood Park

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 24 September 2012

    The European Tour Qualifying School First Stage came to a close at De Vere Wychwood Park with some of Europe’s top amateurs and promising professionals moving a step closer to becoming members of the European Tour. Alexander Bjork from Sweden finished in first place after firing a two-under par 70, at the Cheshire-based venue for a four-round total of four-under. He will...

  • win a four-ball at the london club

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 20 September 2012

    With the action just over a week away, the prestigious London Golf Club is showing its support for Jose Maria Olazábal’s European Ryder Cup team by offering the chance to win a complimentary fourball around the International Course.  Golfers booking a tee time between now and the beginning of Sunday’s singles session (30th September) will automatically enter into a prize...

  • Video Diaries From The Challenge Tour

    Written by Chris Hanson on Wednesday, 19 September 2012

    Away from the glamour of the European Tour there are thousands of golfers trying to make enough money to support their dreams and their families. In this new TG online feature we'll follow the highs and lows of 2011 EuroPro Tour Order of Merit winner Chris Hanson, as he tries to adjust to life on the Challenge Tour. This month...

  • Fantasy Golf: Tour Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, visits the PGA Tour for the final time this week as the FedEx Cup Play-offs reach their climax at the double-weighted Tour Championship. The top 30 players in the FedEx Cup assemble at East Lake this week with an extra $10 million (£6.2 million) for topping the standings on...

  • Javier Ballesteros Wins Madrid Amateur Open

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    Javier Ballesteros, son of golf legend Seve, has won the amateur Madrid Open. The 22-year-old finished six-under-par to win by four shots. His golfing success follows on from his first appearance in a professional event at the Peugeot Alps de Barcelona tournament in April where he finished tied for 12th, 12 shots behind winner Pablo Larrazabal. He dedicated the victory to his late...

  • Jiyai Shin Overcomes Brutal British Weather To Win The Women's Open Championship

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 17 September 2012

    South Korean Shin Jiyai claimed her second Women's British Open, and second major, courtesy of a nine shot victory at Hoylake. The 24-year-old started the day with a five-shot lead and it never looked like she wouldn't close out her 36th professional win. Unfortunately though, Jiyai's victory was overshadowed, quite literally at times, by the brutal British weather that led to...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW Italian Open preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Monday, 10 September 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, is back on the European Tour this week after the excitement of the first three FedEx Cup Play-off events on the PGA Tour. The BMW Italian Open is taking place at Royal Park I Roveri, Turin, for the third successive year. The 7,282-yard layout doesn't require massive length off the...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 5 September 2012

    The BMW Championship, the third round of the FedEx Cup Play-offs, is the focus of the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, this week. Crooked Stick hasn't hosted the tournament before but it was the venue for the 1991 USPGA Championship and 2009 US Senior Open. The world's best have made the 7,316-yard Pete Dye design look pretty...

  • TG Poll: Who will win the Ryder Cup?

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 4 September 2012

    The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah, Illinois, is nearly upon us and we want to know who you think is going to win the biennial team event. America have home advantage, but Europe have won four of the last five. Both teams are looking very strong, but what will the result be?  ...

  • Golf Stars To Return To Abu Dhabi Golf Club in January

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Monday, 3 September 2012

    The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, the eighth, star-studded opening gambit in the European Tour’s ‘Desert Swing,’ is set to return in 2013 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club from January 17th until the 20th. The first major event in the global golf calendar, the tournament is organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), and they are confident that the...

  • Diary From The Challenge Tour - Chris Hanson

    Written by Chris Hanson on Friday, 31 August 2012

    Away from the glamour of the European Tour there are thousands of golfers trying to make enough money to support their dreams and their families. In this new TG online feature we'll follow the highs and lows of 2011 EuroPro Tour Order of Merit winner Chris Hanson, as he tries to adjust to life on the Challenge Tour. This week he was...

  • Nick Watney captures The Barclays to improve Ryder Cup hopes

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    American Nick Watney increased his chances of making Davis Love’s Ryder Cup team after coming from behind to win The Barclay’s on Sunday. The 31-year-old is battling for one of four wildcard picks for the event in September alongside Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk, Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan, Dustin Johnson and Brandt Snedeker. Watney’s victory was helped by Spaniard Sergio Garcia, who missed...

  • Fantasy Golf: Deutsche Bank Championship preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    The Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, is staying on the PGA Tour this week as the FedEx Cup Play-offs enter their second week at the Deutsche Bank Championship. The par-71 TPC Boston has traditionally been the easiest course of the four play-off events, although Plainfield CC (host of last year's Barclays) had a lower scoring...

  • Paul Lawrie Claims Home Soil Record

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Paul Lawrie captured his second European Tour title of the year with a runaway four-shot victory in the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles on Sunday. It was his eighth Tour win, and with it he became the first Scot to win three official titles on Scottish soil. His other two victories came at the 1999 Open Championship at Carnoustie, and the...

  • Poulter and Colsaerts get the nod for 2012 Ryder Cup

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Tuesday, 28 August 2012

    Englishman Ian Poulter and Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts have been selected as the two Captain’s picks for the 2012 Ryder Cup in Medinah, Chicago. The duo finished 11th and 12th in the scoring list by right, and both have a formidable matchplay record; with Poulter winning the Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2011 and Colsaerts a year later in 2012.

  • Olazabal Denies Harrington Feud

    Written by Ryder Cup 2012 on Sunday, 26 August 2012

    There has been a growing feeling in recent weeks that Padraig Harrington’s Ryder Cup dreams are slowly slipping through his fingers. The likeable Irishman finds himself up against Ian Poulter, Nicolas Colsaerts, and the Spanish duo of Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Gonzalo Fdez-Castano for the two Captain’s wildcard picks. But he may be set to pay the price for a nine year...

  • Rory McIlroy Holds Junior Golf Clinic in Brooklyn

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Thursday, 23 August 2012

    Fresh from his second major victory Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has been sharing his tips with young golfers at the City Parks Foundation’s Junior Golf Center in Brooklyn.  The world number one teamed up with Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts and City Parks, a New York City organisation, to deliver a clinic to 50 junior golfers aged 10 to 17. McIlroy led...

  • Fantasy Golf: The Barclays preview

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 22 August 2012

    We're staying on the PGA Tour for the Today's Golfer Fantasy Golf game, in association with Your Golf Travel, as the FedEx Cup Play-offs get underway with The Barclays. The top 125 players on the PGA Tour will be doing battle around Bathpage's Black Course, with the top 100 in the standings after this week advancing to next week's Deutsche Bank Championship, also...

  • All-star cast lines up for Johnnie Walker event

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 21 August 2012

    The Johnnie Walker Championship gets underway at Gleneagles on Thursday and the all-star cast sees 26 nationalities represented in a field that includes a 24-man strong Scottish contingent for home fans to follow. Incredibly the field has amassed a remarkable 260 European Tour titles between them, including seven Majors. Joining defending Champion Thomas Björn and his fellow 2012 European Ryder Cup...

  • Garcia Victory Helps Seal Ryder Cup Spot

    Written by Jake O'Reilly on Tuesday, 21 August 2012

    Sergio Garcia fired four birdies in five holes in a closing round of 66 to win the Wyndham Championship and seal his place in the 2012 Ryder Cup team. Garcia’s victory at Sedgefield Country Club was his first on the US PGA Tour in more than four years and means that Ian Poulter has been knocked out of the automatic qualification...

Load more