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  • worlds top 3 paired at US open

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 13 June 2011

    The U.S. Open is using the top of the world ranking for one of its star groups next week at Congressional. Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer will play together the first two rounds. They are the three players who have been No. 1 since Tiger Woods relinquished the top spot in November. It's the first time the aU.S.

  • mcilroy plays pine valley

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 13 June 2011

    Rory McIlroy warmedup for the US Open with a round at Pine Valley at the weekend. After a few mid-week practice rounds at Congressional, a course he said he liked very much, McIlroy made his way up to New York. On Friday he visited  Bayonne GC for a clinic and outing hosted by Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel and resort company...

  • woods caddie to caddie for scott

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 13 June 2011

    Tiger Woods' caddie Steve Williams will carry the bag for Adam Scott at this week's US Open. The Kiwi, who has been on the bag for 13 of Woods' major championships, will help the Aussie out as injured Woods misses the event. Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open on last week because of lingering injuries to his left leg. He...

  • Oldcorn romps to Slaley Hall success

    Written by TG Courses editor on Monday, 13 June 2011

    Andrew Oldcorn was the runaway winner at the De Vere Club PGA Seniors Championship carding an impressive final round 70 to post an11- under total and an impressive 9-shot victory. Following his win Oldcorn was full of praise for the tournament and the host venue, which once again proved a stern challenge with only Oldcorn and runner-up Gordon Brand Jnr...

  • italian euro

    Written by Today's Golfer on Saturday, 11 June 2011

    Robert Rock is chasing his first European Tour win after a strong second round of 68  at the halfway stage of the BMW Italian Open. Rock reached 12 under par at Royal Park I Roveri and is hoping to hold his nerve coming into the weekend. He is just one shot ahead of compatriot and first round joint-leader Chris Wood and Dutchman...

  • westwood honour

    Written by Today's Golfer on Saturday, 11 June 2011

    Lee Westwood has been honoured by the Queen. The 38-year-old, from Worksop, is honoured for his services to the sport after becoming the world's top-ranked golfer in October. Few could argue that Westwood does not deserve his OBE after he took over at the top of golf's world rankings at the end of last year. Since then the likeable Englishman has been...

  • 44 European Tour members hope to keep the US Open

    Written by TG Features Writer on Friday, 10 June 2011

    For the first ever time, all four Major championships are currently held by European Tour members and 45 players will be crossing the Atlantic hoping that this remains the case after the second Major of the season at Congressional next week. Of course all six European Tour players who reside in the world's top 10 will be teeing it up, including...

  • Win a golf break in the Algarve

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 9 June 2011

    Enter the brand new Today's Golfer Fantasy League and you stand a chance of winning one of many fantastic prizes. The winner will land a memorable golfing holiday at Spain's luxury La Manga Resort while the player who finishes third overall will be rewarded with a golfing break at one of the leading Algarve, Portugal, resorts. The player who secures third spot come...

  • Fantastic Q Hotels golf up for grabs

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 8 June 2011

    Some fantastic prizes are up for grabs in the brand new Today's Golfer Fantasy League.  Top prizes on offer include superb foreign golfing holidays while the player who finishes fifth overall will be rewarded with a two-night Q Hotels golf break (for two people) which will also include three rounds of on-site golf. Q Hotels have 21 hotels dotted across the...

  • Tiger out of action

    Written by Today's Golfer on Wednesday, 8 June 2011

    Tiger Woods will not be playing in the U.S. Open Championship due to his foot and knee injuries.   He sustained a mild collateral ligament sprain to his left knee and a mild strain to his left Achilles tendon. The injuries add to a long list of challenges preventing Woods’ return to the game of golf.   Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Ronald Grelsamer who specialise...

  • donald does well again

    Written by Today's Golfer on Monday, 6 June 2011

    Luke Donald had yet another top 10 finish at the weekend to take over at the top of he PGA Tour's season's standings. Donald could have been excused for being a little weary after winning the European Tour's flagship at Wentworth just over a week ago, but he showed no signs of tiredness as he ended up seventh at The Memorial...

  • Noren wins in Wales

    Written by Staff on Monday, 6 June 2011

    The Swede, Alex Noren, won the second tournament of his career at the age of 28, when he picked up the Saab Wales Open at Celtic Manor, eventually winning by two shots from the Dane Anders Hansen and the Frenchman Gregory Bourdy. Noren has been tipped by many to be a big star in the game, even since he turned professional;...

  • rory leads in america

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 3 June 2011

    Rory McIlroy is leading the prestisious Memorial PGA Tour event in Ohio, America. The young North Irish star shot an impressive first-round 66 and ir currently level par halfway through his second round. McIlroy loves the Muirfield Village course and it was easy to see why after his awesome opebning round. "It's a great way to start" enthused McIlroy. The 22-year-old is leading...

  • Welsh Open update

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 3 June 2011

    Colin Montgomerie is rock bottom of the field at the Welsh Open just a week after he finished seventh at the BMW champiohsip at Wentworth - his highest finish in two years. But MOnty failed to find any form as he slumped to a second-round 79 and total tournamanet core of 15 over. At the other end of the leaderboard, Swede Alex...

  • Amazing Loch Lomond break up for grabs

    Written by TG Courses editor on Thursday, 2 June 2011

    Enter the brand new Today's Golfer Fantasy League competition and you could well end up experiencing a memorable golfing break by the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. And you don't even have to finish in the top three places to bag this fantastic prize - the player who finishes fourth overall will win a trip to Cameron House, Scotland, which includes...

  • Fantasy League

    Written by TG Features Writer on Wednesday, 1 June 2011

    The TG Fantasy League is back and the new player values mark the shift in power in world golf. In our previous game, Tiger Woods would have cost you $9m of your $15m budget, but he will now cost just $5m. But that still makes him the joint most expensive player in the game alongside Lee Westwood. Here is a rundown of...

  • BMW PGA Championship Photo Gallery

    Written by TG Features Writer and TG Web Producer on Wednesday, 1 June 2011

    Luke Donald defeated Lee Westwood on the first play-off hole to win the BMW PGA Championship and become world number one. Take a look at our brilliant photo gallery, filled with the best snaps from the weekend's events, including some EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes shots. VIEW THE GALLERY HERE >>>  ...

  • Donald wins at Wentworth to become world number one

    Written by TG Features Writer on Tuesday, 31 May 2011

    Luke Donald defeated Lee Westwood on the first play-off hole to win the BMW PGA Championship and become world number one. Donald had started the week with a fantastic 64 to take control of the tournament, but failed to match that form for the rest of the week, with his driving, in particular, letting him down. Westwood closed the gap every day...

  • wentworth day 2 starting

    Written by Today's Golfer on Friday, 27 May 2011

    The early starters are already out on the course at Wentworth as the seond day of the European Tour's flagship event gets under way. Ian Poulter is one of the early starters and will be hoping to close the gap on fellow countryman Luke Donald. Poulter shot a solid three-under-par 68 in his opening round and will be hoping to close...

  • donald takes early lead

    Written by Today's Golfer on Thursday, 26 May 2011

    Luke Donald has made a superb start at the BMW Championship at Wentworth by shooting an incredible 64, seven under! Donald will move to World Number One if German Martin Kaymer finishes outside the top 10 and if he finished ahead of Lee Westwood. Kaymer is currently level par and Westwood has finished his opening round one over. So Donald is in a...

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