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  • Anne van Dam earns Solheim spot as Europe's top eight automatic qualifiers confirmed

    Sunday, 11 August 2019

    Anne Van Dam sealed her spot as the sole rookie qualifier in Europe's Solheim Cup Squad this September with a top 10 at the Women's Scottish Open on Sunday.  Catriona Matthew's Solheim Cup squad is nearing completion after the eight automatic qualifiers for Europe's team to face the United States at Gleneagles were confirmed at the end of the AIS Women's...

  • PGA Tour in process of reviewing pace of play after DeChambeau controversy

    Sunday, 11 August 2019

    Citing 'recent incidents', the PGA Tour have announced that they are looking in to their pace of play policies, and could use ShotLink technology to help The PGA Tour announced in a release that they are in the process of taking 'a deeper look at it's policy on the issue' of slow play. It follows the heavy criticism Bryson DeChambeau received for...

  • Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy want more players penalised over slow play

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 8 August 2019

    Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy have been speaking out against slow play, calling for penalties and proper implementation of the 40 second rule Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka spoke out against slow play again on Wednesday as they both called for stroke penalties to be handed out more frequently when players break the 40 second limit. The topic of slow was broached...

  • The Northern Trust: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 5 August 2019

    The Northern Trust marks the first event of the 2019 FedEx Cup Playoffs: Here's how to watch and who to back this week The PGA Tour heads to Liberty National in New Jersey this week for the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs, where the top 125 players battle to improve their positions and extend their seasons for another week.  Brooks...

  • FedEx Cup Playoffs: How it works

    Monday, 5 August 2019

    The FedEx Cup playoffs feature a new point structure and start this week at the Northern Trust: Find out how it all works Last week's Wyndham Championship marked the end of the regular PGA Tour season, leaving just 125 players with full playing rights for next year and a spot in the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs.  This year, the...

  • FedEx Cup Update: Tour cards, Playoffs and Wyndahm Rewards

    Monday, 5 August 2019

    The Wyndham Championship marked the final event of the regular season before the FedEx Cup playoffs: Find out who made it in to the playoffs, and who lost their tour cards  To ensure a full-time job on the PGA Tour for next season players needed to finish inside the top 125 in the FedEx Cup Standings after the end of the...

  • WITB: J.T Poston's winning bag

    Monday, 5 August 2019

    Find out what clubs J.T. Poston used to win his maiden PGA Tour title at the Wyndham Championship Driver: Titleist TS3 (9.5 degrees), with Mitsubishi Diamana BF 60 shaft Fairway Wood: Titleist TS2 (15 degrees), with Mitsubishi Diamana BF 70 shaft Irons: Titleist 716 T-MB (3-5), with Project X 6.5 shafts Titleist 718 AP2 (6-9), with Project X 6.5 shafts Wedges: Titleist...

  • J.T. Poston earns maiden win at Wyndham Championship

    Monday, 5 August 2019

    J.T. Poston became the 14th first-time winner on the PGA Tour this season with his maiden victory at the Wyndham Championship J.T. Poston did something no winner has done in 45 years when he claimed the Wyndham Championship - going bogey-free for 72 holes.  Poston, who had six birdies and an eagle on Sunday, posted rounds of 65-65-66-62 to finish on 22-under-par...

  • 'Smiling Cinderella' Hinako Shibuno wins AIG Women's British Open on major debut

    Sunday, 4 August 2019

    Hinako Shibuno wins the Women's British Open at Woburn by one shot on her major championship debut It was a fairytale ending for 20-year-old Hinako Shibuno as she rolled in a final hole birdie putt to beat Lizette Salas by a single shot at Woburn Golf Club with a score of 18-under-par.  Shibuno, nicknamed the 'Smiling Cinderella', had never played outside of...

  • Royal Porthcawl set for AIG Women's British Open debut in 2021

    Wednesday, 31 July 2019

    Royal Porthcawl has been confirmed as the 2021 venue for the AIG Women's British Open The AIG Women's British Open has announced that it will be heading to Wales for the first time in 2021. Royal Porthcawl, which hosted the 2017 Senior British Open, was announced today as the venue for 2021, following on from Royal Troon, which makes its debut on...

  • Georgia Hall reveals her replica Women's British Open trophy was stolen

    Tuesday, 30 July 2019

    Defending champion Georgia Hall revealed that the replica of her Women's British Open trophy was stolen from her car two months ago Georgia Hall is ready to defend the Women's British Open title she claimed in a thrilling victory last year, but revealed on Tuesday that she didn't bring the trophy with her to Woburn. Or rather couldn't, as she explained that...

  • Lexi Thompson passport error causes practice delay for quarter of the field

    Tuesday, 30 July 2019

    An honest mistake from Lexi Thompson ended up with roughly 38 players missing the first day of practice at the Women's British Open on Monday, according to Golf Channel report Some of the World's best female golfers were travelling from the Evian Championship to the Women's British Open at Woburn - but over a quarter of the field ended up having...

  • Wyndham Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Wyndham Championship: Find out how to watch the PGA Tour this week and who to back  The PGA Tour heads to Sedgefield Country Club this week for the final event of the regular season, meaning there's plenty of meaningful points up for grabs if anyone wants to extend their year to the FedEx Cup playoffs, and for those looking to keep...

  • PGA Tour announce expansion to 49 events in 2019/2020 schedule

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    The PGA TOUR have announced that they are expanding their schedule to 49 events for 2019-20 season  The 2019/2020 schedule is not only bigger by three events, but features a dramatically reshuffled calendar of events at the start of the year in order to cater to next year's Olympics in Tokyo before the Ryder Cup next September.  The new season starts just...

  • What you missed: Victories, Watson retires, and one mistaken identity

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    What you missed: All the winners this week have a big thing in common, Tom Watson retires at the Senior Open, and Paul Dunne has the best mistaken identity yet A big theme of this week's winners belongs to World No.1: The current standing male World No.1 Brook Koepka earned his first WGC title in Memphis, the first ever World No.1...

  • Prize Money Breakdown: WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Prize money breakdown: Find out how much each player earned at the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational 1 Brooks Koepka (-16): $1,745,000 2 Webb Simpson (-13): $1,095,000 3 Marc Leishman (-12): $602,000 T4 Tommy Fleetwood (-11): $384,333 T4 Matthew Fitzpatrick (-11): $384,333 T4 Rory McIlroy (-11): $384,333 7 Jon Rahm (-10): $273,000 8 Ian Poulter (-9): $242,000 T9 Bubba Watson (-8): $205,000 T9 Billy Horschel (-8): $205,000 11 Justin Rose (-7): $183,000 T12 Rafael Cabrera Bello...

  • Brooks Koepka wins WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Brooks Koepa bested Rory McIlroy with a final round 65 to ease to his first WGC title at the FedEx St Jude Invitational It wasn't the final round battle fans were hoping for, but instead a dominant performance from the World No.1 as he cruised to a final round five-under 65 and a three stroke victory over Webb Simpson at 16-under-par.  McIlroy...

  • WITB: Brooks Koepka's winning clubs

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Find out what clubs Brooks Koepka used to win the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational  Driver TaylorMade M5 (10.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70 TX shaft Fairway Wood TaylorMade M2 Tour HL (16.5 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 80 TX shaft Irons Nike Vapor Fly Pro (3), Fujikura Pro 95 Tour Spec shaft Mizuno JPX 919 Tour (4-PW), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100...

  • Collin Morikawa earns maiden win at Barracuda Championship

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Collin Morikawa birdied his final three holes to earn his maiden PGA Tour title at the Barracuda Championship Morikawa was already impressing on the PGA Tour after turning professional last month, but now he has guaranteed his membership after claiming his first Tour title by three points over Troy Merritt.  The Barracuda Championship was played with a modified stableford format, and a...

  • Jin Young Ko wins second major of the year at Evian Championship

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Jin Young Ko relcaimed her World No.1 spot after winning her second major title of the year at the Evian Championship  Ko took advantage of late mistakes from leader Hyo Joo Kim on Sunday as she fired a final-round 67 in wet conditions to win by two-shots at 15-under-par. "I had really great week," said Ko. "I played really - not perfect, but a...

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