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  • Masters Memories: Roberto de Vicenzo's Costly Scorecard Error

    Written by Duncan Lennard on Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    This year's Masters marks the 50th anniversary of one of the saddest episodes in the event's history, when but for a wrong number signed on a scorecard, Roberto de Vicenzo might have won. But to remember him solely for this is to do the Argentinian a great disservice...  One of the Masters' stranger quirks is that the tournament leaders get to...

  • Bobby Jones: The untold stories

    Written by Stuart Hood on Tuesday, 27 March 2018

    Few men in the world know as much about the co-founder of Augusta National than Sidney Matthew, author of The Life and Times of Bobby Jones. In search of the truth behind the legend, Stuart Hood caught up with Matthew for an interview.... Mention the name Bobby Jones and a few facts will instantly spring to mind. He is the only...

  • Houston Open Preview: Who to watch and how to watch

    Tuesday, 27 March 2018

    The Houston Open is the last event before the Masters, and the last chance for players to secure that final invite with a victory.  Russell Henley was the lucky player whose victory last year booked his spot in the first major of the year, and while he's back to defend his title, he's already going to be appearing at Augusta next...

  • Bubba Watson WITB: WGC Dell Technologies Match Play

    Monday, 26 March 2018

    Bubba Watson overpowered the competiton, cruising to a 7&6 victory over Kevin Kisner in the final of the WGC Dell Technologies Match Play to win his 11th PGA Tour title. It was the largest margin of victory in the championship final since 2008, and with it Bubba Watson became just the fifth player in history to become both a multiple major...

  • Bubba Watson cruises to WGC Dell Match Play victory

    Monday, 26 March 2018

    Bubba Watson picked up his second win in just six events with a convincing 7&6 victory over Kevin Kisner in the final of the WGC Dell Match Play  Bubba Watson ended a two year wait for his 10th PGA Tour title at the Genesis Open in February, but he only had to wait five weeks for his 11th Tour victory -...

  • WGC Dell Match Play: Results

    Thursday, 22 March 2018

    WGC Dell Match Play: Group Standings and match results  The first two days of the WGC Dell Match Play has been full of shock surprises, with both 2017 finalists Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm being eliminated after just two matches in their groups. World No.1 Dustin Johnson, who didn't trail in a single match last year, struggled on both days, being bested...

  • Brooks Koepka to miss Masters with ongoing wrist injury

    Wednesday, 21 March 2018

    Brooks Koepka is set to miss the first major of the year as he continues to recover from an ongoing wrist injury, according to reports from media in the United States. The 2017 US Open Champion, who has been out since January after partially tearing a tendon in his left wrist, has indicated that he has ruled himself out of the...

  • WGC Dell Match Play: Group Draws

    Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    The WGC Dell Match Play groups have been set for the round-robin matches, where 16 group winners will advance on to the weekend's sudden-death single elimination. The WGC Dell Match Play groups are already providing storylines a plenty before the matches have even begun, as Austin Country Club hosts the tournament for the third year running. Ryder Cup teammates Jordan Spieth...

  • Tiger Woods focused on Augusta after T5 at Bay Hill

    Monday, 19 March 2018

    The Arnold Palmer Invitational was the second Sunday in a row where Tiger Woods was in contention to win a tournament. And now, his focus is purely on the Masters.  Woods, whose chances disappeared after he sailed a driver OB on the left of the 16th at the API, ended up in a tie for 5th as Rory McIlroy charged to...

  • 2018 Masters: Betting Tips

    Monday, 19 March 2018

    Has there ever been a more exciting lead-up to a Masters? With Tiger back, Rory returning to unbeatable form at the API and a whole host of other storylines on the periphery that include two-time champ Bubba Watson, we might just be on the verge of the greatest Masters yet.  Can Tiger resume his challenge on Jack's 18 major titles? Can...

  • WITB: Rory McIlroy

    Monday, 19 March 2018

    Rory McIlroy put on a Sunday masterclass to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational by three shots, helped by a both a new driver shaft and putter in the bag. Before that thrilling eight-under-par 64 on Sunday, Rory had dropped out of the World's top 10 and hadn't won a tournament since the 2016 Tour Championship, with many posing questions about the...

  • Tiger Woods, Ernie Els named 2019 Presidents Cup Captains

    Wednesday, 14 March 2018

    Tiger Woods and Ernie Els have been named as the USA and International Presidents Cup captains for the 2019 contest in Australia. Both Woods and Els will be first-time captains at the 2019 contest, but have both played significant roles for their sides as players in eight appearances a piece. A notable moment between the pair came in 2003 where Woods...

  • Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: Who to watch & how to watch

    Tuesday, 13 March 2018

    The PGA Tour heads to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational this week, and all eyes are on the eight time champion as he returns for the first time since 2013. Here's who to watch, and how to watch this week. After Tiger was pipped to his 80th PGA Tour title at last week's Valspar Championship by Paul Casey, all...

  • What the stats say: How does Tiger compare to the rest of the PGA Tour?

    Monday, 12 March 2018

    How is Tiger's coming back going? He finished 2nd at the Valspar Championship, and now he's had enough rounds for us to be able to look at the key stats from his return.  So far, he's already jumped from World No. 666th in December to 149th in just five events, posting results of T9-T23-MC-T12-T2 (including the unofficial Hero World Challenge event)...

  • Paul Casey gets first win in 9 years at Valspar, beats Tiger by one

    Monday, 12 March 2018

    Paul Casey lifted his second PGA Tour trophy, and first in nine years, at the Valspar Championship, defeating a resurgent Tiger Woods by a single shot at Innisbrook. It was a day to remember for English golf. It's certainly not often there's been two English winners lift trophies on both the European and PGA Tour's on the same day, but Sunday...

  • Matt Wallace triumphs in play-off to win Hero Indian Open

    Monday, 12 March 2018

    Matt Wallace won his second European Tour title with a dramatic play-off victory over Andrew 'Beef' Johnston at the Hero Indian Open. The Englishman entered the day at DLF Golf and Country Club with a share of the lead and a closing 68 got him to 11 under, a total matched by compatriot Johnston after a 66. It was an emphatic...

  • Evian Championship is moving to July in 2019

    Wednesday, 07 March 2018

    The LPGA has announced an increase in prize money and change of date for the 2019 Evian Championship, set to move from September to July in 2019.  The purse for the 2019 Evian Championship, the fifth major of the year, has been raised to $4.1 million, reaffirming it as the second-largest purse on Tour. Along with the purse increase, the LPGA...

  • Shubhankar Sharma given special invite to the Masters

    Tuesday, 06 March 2018

    Shubhankar Sharman has accepted a 'special invitation' to the 2018 Masters, becoming the fourth player from India to compete at Augusta National The 21-year-old, who led for two rounds of his first WGC event in Mexico last week, accepted the invitation to play in the first major championship of his career in April after being granted a special invitation from Augusta...

  • Valspar Championship Preview: How to watch and who to watch

    Tuesday, 06 March 2018

    Tiger Woods is back in action this week for his Valspar Championship debut. Here's how to watch, and who to back at Innisbrook this week.  From the Bear Trap of the Honda Classic to the Snake Pit at Innisbrook, the Florida Swing resumes with the Valspar Championship and another devilish trio of holes to navigate on the back-nine. Last year, Adam Hadwin...

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