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  • Danish journeyman wins in Wales

    Written by Golf World on Monday, 8 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, 8 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, 5 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, 1 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, 1 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, 1 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, 1 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...

  • John Daly's PGA Tour ban to end

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    John Daly's PGA Tour suspension is over, and the two-time major champion plans to return in three weeks for the St. Jude Championship and US Open qualifying. Daly was suspended for six months in November after a series of off-course incidents that brought negative publicity, the most recent a photo of him in an orange jail suit with his eyes half-closed...

  • Fisher defends European Open

    Written by Golf World on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Ross Fisher defends his title at the London Club this week as the European open rolls into Kent. The Englishman will be full of confidence too after his final-round 64 at the weekend's BMW PGA Championship saw him push eventual winner Paul Casey all the way. Casey got up and down from a bunker on the last to win the European Tour's flagship event...

  • US open qualifying 09

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Tuesday, 26 May 2009

    Peter Hanson got into next month's US Open by making a hole-in-one on the second playoff hole at Sunningdale to grab the 11th and final spot in a European qualifier Monday. Seven players who finished at 139 competed for five spots in the playoff. Jose-Manuel Lara, Jean-Francois Lucquin, Johan Edfors and Francesco Molinari each made birdie on the first extra hole to...

  • may22harringtononopen

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    *Why haven’t you played at Turnberry before? PH: Most golf courses I’ve played have tended to be ones I have played in competition as an amateur or as a pro, and besides the Open Championship itself, there has not been such an event at Turnberry.  I would certainly have come to play the Ailsa course if it wasn’t going to host an...

  • may22 harringtonatturnberry

    Written by TG staff writer on Friday, 22 May 2009

    Defending Open champion Padraig Harrington has praised the Ailsa Course at Turnberry during his first ever visit to the famous Scottish links organised by his club supplier Wilson Golf on Wednesday. “This was a fantastic chance for me to have an early look at the course layout and I really like what I see,” he said. “From watching it on TV I...

  • Jimenez and Wilson tune up for BMW Championship at Brands Hatch

    Written by TG Features Writer on Thursday, 21 May 2009

    Miguel Angel Jimenez and Oliver Wilson were given a driving master class at Brands Hatch Race Circuit on Tuesday, ahead of the BMW PGA Championship which teed off at Wentworth today. Ryder Cup teammates, Jimenez and Wilson, who battled for the 2008 BMW PGA Championship title in a play-off, won by Jimenez, went head to head again one year on at...

  • Mickelson suspends golf schedule

    Written by Golf World staff writer on Wednesday, 20 May 2009

    Phil Mickelson has suspended his schedule indefinitely after his wife Amy was diagnosed with breast cancer. According to a statemtn from his management company, his wife was to have more tests but begin treatment with major surgery as early as the next two weeks. The world No2 was due to play the Byron Nelson Championship this week before defending his title...

  • may19 golfersatbrandshatch

    Written by TG staff writer on Tuesday, 19 May 2009

    Two of Europe’s top golfers, Spaniard Miguel Āngel Jiménez and England’s Oliver Wilson were given a master class in driving at Brands Hatch Race Circuit today, ahead of the BMW PGA Championship which begins on Thursday at Wentworth. Ryder Cup teammates, Jiménez and Wilson, who battled for the 2008 BMW PGA Championship title in a play-off, won by Jiménez, went head...

  • Graeme McDowell - Scottish Open

    Written by TG staff writer on Thursday, 14 May 2009

    Graeme McDowell will attempt to carve a niche for himself in Scottish golfing folklore this summer when he bids to become the first player in history to win The Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond Golf Club in successive years. But, to do so, he will have to overcome an impressive list of former champions all determined to stand in his...

  • Daly doing well

    Written by Golf World Editor on Friday, 8 May 2009

    John Daly, the bad boy of golf is enjoying his European Tour adventure after allegedly being kicked off the PGA Tour in America. Daly arrived in Spain last week sporting some very loud clothing and a smaller waistline - thanks to a Gastric band. He made the cut and finished tied 31st. This week he is doing battle in the Italian Open...

  • apr15 insideropes

    Written by TG Courses editor on Wednesday, 15 April 2009

    Amateur golfers now have the chance to follow in the footsteps of their heroes thanks to Your Golf Travel.com’s ‘Inside the Ropes’ packages. Sunday League footballers rarely get the chance to play at Wembley while playing on the centre court at Wimbledon is a pipe-dream for most tennis lovers. However, Your Golf Travel.com is offering golfers the opportunity to play at...

  • Masters 2009 Final round up

    Written by TG Editor on Sunday, 12 April 2009

    The drama simply never stopped coming on the final day of The Masters. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods made the final round of the 2009 Masters utterly spell-binding. And Kenny Perry - bidding to become the oldest winner ever of the coveted green jacket... played his part! Mickelson shot a record-equalling 30 for the front nine to bring himself to one shot off...

  • Masters 2009 Early signs

    Written by TG Editor on Sunday, 12 April 2009

    Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods have only played two holes but already it's been an up-and-down round! As the pair try to overhal a seven shot deficit in the final round of the 2009 Masters, they really do need to pull out all the stops. The first holes saw them both hit sketchy drives. Woods ended up on the 8th, while Mickelson...

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