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  • BMW SA Open: Chris Paisley claims first European Tour victory with wife on the bag

    Sunday, 14 January 2018

    Chris Paisley had two firsts this week: Putting his wife on the bag as his caddie, and winning his first European Tour event at the BMW SA Open.  Paisley carded a final round six-under 66 at Glendower Golf Club to extend his overnight slender one-shot lead to eventually win by three shots over nearest competitor Branden Grace.  The Englishman birdied two of...

  • Asia take lead on day one of EURASIA Cup

    Friday, 12 January 2018

    Asia took the narrow lead after the opening day of fourball matches at the EURASIA Cup, leading Europe 3.5 to 2.5 Results ➤  4&3 Paul Casey/ Tommy Fleetwood  vs Byeong Hun An/ Kiradech Aphibarnrat ➤ Thomas Pieters/ Matt Fitzpatrick vs Yuta Ikeda/ Gavin Green 2&1 ➤ Alex Noren/ Paul Dunne vs Hideto Tanihara/ Phacara Khongwatmai 2UP ➤ Alex Levy/ Henrik Stenson vs Sunghoon Kang/ Poom...

  • EURASIA Cup 2018: Fixtures and Results

    Thursday, 11 January 2018

    Check here for all the latest EURASIA Cup Pairings and Results Europe 2.5  |  3.5 Asia Saturday Foursome Matches (GMT) 01:35 Henrik Stenson/Tommy Fleetwood  vs  SSP Chawrasia/Anirban Lahiri 01:45 Paul Casey/Tyrrell Hatton  vs  Kiradech Aphibarnrat/ Byeong Hun An  01:55 Rafa Cabrera Bello/Alex Levy  vs  Gavin Green/ Yuta Ikeda 02:05 Matt Fitzpatrick/Thomas Pieters vs  Sung Kang/ Poom Saksansin 02:15 Alex Noren/Paul Dunne  vs  Pharchara Khongwatmai/Hideto Tanihara 02:25 Ross Fisher/Bernd Wiesberger ...

  • EURASIA Cup 2018: What you need to know

    Wednesday, 10 January 2018

    The EurAsia Cup returns this week for its 3rd edition. Here's what you need to know about the 2018 event.  Originally first played in 2014, the EurAsia Cup replaced the previous Royal Trophy event (2006-2013), and will be played once again at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club, west of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  EurAsia Cup 2018: The Format In 2014, the teams consisted...

  • Dustin Johnson cruises to eight shot victory in Hawaii

    Monday, 08 January 2018

    Dustin Johnson dominated during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions, easing to an eight shot victory over nearest challenger Jon Rahm The World No.1 put to bed any past demons that may have come from throwing away a six-shot lead in his last official start in Shanghai by shooting a final round 66 - the lowest round of...

  • Golf’s transfer season is hotting up

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 05 January 2018

    Golf’s transfer season is hotting up: The biggest movers and shakers so far It’s not just football where the men in suits are getting the cheques books out and talking silly money. Golf isn’t immune to a bit of wheeling and dealing, with dozens of players moving between rival brands and giving their bag and wardrobe a refresh ever year. With this...

  • Tiger Woods commits to play at Torrey Pines, Riviera

    Thursday, 04 January 2018

    Tiger Woods will make his return to PGA Tour golf in January at the Farmers Insurance Open Woods announced today on social media that he will mark his return to the PGA Tour this year by playing in both the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines (Jan 25-28), followed by the Genesis Open three weeks later (Feb 15-18). His schedule will...

  • It's official! Sergio Garcia signs for Callaway

    Written by Today's Golfer on Tuesday, 02 January 2018

    Sergio Garcia has officially joined Callaway, to play 14 clubs and ball in 2018.   “I’m really excited to switch to Callaway,” said the Masters champion. “After testing different brands I realised Callaway’s technology and innovation will help me maximise my game and perform to the best of my ability.” The Spaniard had been testing Callaway clubs, notably an Epic driver and...

  • Shubhankar Sharma secures maiden win at Joburg Open

    Monday, 11 December 2017

    Shubhankar Sharma produced a brilliant display of golf at the weather-delayed Joburg Open to win his maiden victory on the European Tour. Sharma wasn't even sure he was going to play the event, but decided a week ago that he would travel to South Africa for the first time in his life. On Monday, he walked away as champion and booked...

  • Stricker and O'Hair win QBE Shootout

    Monday, 11 December 2017

    Steve Stricker and Sean O'Hair carded a better-ball score of 64 on Sunday to win the QBE Shootout by two shots over Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry It was a tussle between the two teams all day in the unofficial PGA Tour event hosted by Greg Norman, but it was the American duo who came out victors. Stricker and O'Hair found themselves...

  • Rory to keep Harry Diamond as caddie in 2018

    Friday, 08 December 2017

    Rory McIlroy is to keep best friend Harry Diamond on as his caddie in 2018 as he confirms busy schedule in run up to the Masters.  News of the continuation of the partnership was first reported in the Guardian, which confirmed that Diamond will continue as McIlroy's bag-man in 2018 after he returns from a three month break.  Diamond, who is a...

  • Sergio Garcia named European Tour Player of the Year

    Thursday, 07 December 2017

    Masters Champion Sergio Garcia has been named the named Hilton European Tour Golfer of the Year for the first time in his career following a highly successful season Garcia, who won three times in 2017 including his first major title, was awarded the accolade above Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton and rookie of the year Jon Rahm...

  • Justin Rose to host 2018 British Masters at Walton Heath

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    2018 tournament host Justin Rose has announced that next year's British Masters will take place at Walton Heath, in Surrey from October 11-14. To celebrate, the European Tour and Sky Sports are once again giving away 10,000 FREE tickets for the opening round, which takes place on Thursday October 11, with the return of Sky Sports Thursday. Tickets will be available...

  • Louis Oosthuizen forced to WD after freak airport injury

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Louis Oosthuizen was forced to withdraw from his home event Joburg Open after sustaining an injury at the airport that ruled him out of the tournament.  The World No.23 was flying back from his T-7 at last week's AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open when he got his fingers stuck between two airport trolleys. Oosthuizen said he had hoped he would feel better by...

  • Golf's weirdest injuries

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Louis Oosthuizen is the latest player to suffer a freak-injury this week that has forced him to pull out of the Joburg Open  Oosthuizen returned to South Africa to compete in the Joburg Open this week, but a freak accident in the airport has stopped him from competing.  "The body feels great but I had a different incident this week with jamming...

  • 16 of the Wackiest Trophies on Tour

    Written by Michael Catling; Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Wacky Rewards; we decided to take a look at the weirdest trophies you can win on the pro circuits Winning on the PGA or European Tour is the ultimate goal for any pro. A victory brings fame, fortune and a new addition to the mantelpiece. But for every Claret Jug there is a weird and wacky piece of silverware just like the...

  • Morgan Hoffman reveals he has muscular distrophy, inundated with support

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Morgan Hofmann revealed in an inspiring blog post on the Players Tribune on Monday that he has muscular distrophy, but is determined to make a difference for others with the incurable disease 28-year-old Hoffmann, who is a former World No.1 ranked amateur and just wrapped up a full season on the PGA Tour, revealed that he was diagnosed last November but...

  • Tiger Woods: The best stats from his successful return

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Tiger Woods jumped up 531 places in the World Rankings to 668 following his T9 finish at the Hero World Challenge - but just how impressive was his comeback?  There were fist pumps, club twirls, recoil shots and plenty of walking after irons shots and putts... but most impressively was how quickly Tiger was swinging it, seemingly without pain.  Considering he said...

  • Rickie Fowler shoots course record 61 to win Hero World Challenge

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Rickie Fowler shot an incredible 11-under-par 61 to win the Hero World Challenge as Tiger successfully returned  Fowler rallied from a seven-shot deficit by starting his final round with seven straight birdies at Albany Golf Club and closing with an 11-under 61 for a four-shot victory over Charley Hoffman. It was the second victory of the year for Fowler, and the...

  • Tiger Woods posts first round 69 on return at Hero World Challenge

    Thursday, 30 November 2017

    After 301 days away from competition, Tiger Woods returned to the Hero World Challenge - and shot a 3-under-par 69 It was a long awaited and much speculated about return following nine months of absence as he recovered from a fourth back surgery, and Tiger Woods did not disappoint.  Carding five birdies, two bogeys and finishing the day three behind leader Tommy...

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