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  • 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...

  • What Tiger said in his press conference at the Hero World Challenge

    Tuesday, 28 November 2017

    "I just want to be able to compete this week, play all four days and give myself a chance on the back nine on Sunday to win this thing."  Speaking to the media in a press conference on Tuesday, Tiger Woods said he just wanted to get through four rounds this week - before adding that he wants to be able...

  • Patrick Reed wouldn't be surprised if Tiger 'came back and started winning a lot of tournaments'

    Tuesday, 28 November 2017

    After playing a practice round in Albany Patrick Reed said he wouldn't be surprised if Tiger Woods came back and started winning tournaments again, providing he stays healthy. Woods is making his long-awaited return at the Hero World Challenge this week following his fourth back surgery this year, and there has been a lot of speculation about his form coming in...

  • What can we expect from Tiger's return at the Hero World Challenge?

    Monday, 27 November 2017

    All the latest on Tiger Wood's return to golf at the Hero World Challenge this week... After posting his latest video and talking to reporters about playing golf pain free for the first time in years, we take a look at Tiger Woods' long awaited return at the Hero World Challenge this week.  "The fact that I don't have any pain in...

  • New study says professional golfers could achieve more if they spent less time over the ball

    Monday, 27 November 2017

    How do you achieve more money and greater success as professional golfer? According to a new study, it's all related to how long they spend over the ball Professional golfers could achieve €189k more a year by saving themselves 1.2 shots on average a tournament. How? If they spend less time over the ball, according to the RSM Player Performance study...

  • Cameron Davis, Jonas blixt and Matt Jones qualify for 147th Open at Carnoustie

    Monday, 27 November 2017

    Cameron Davis, Jonas Blixt and Matt Jones secured their places in the starting field of The 147th Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. The 102nd staging of the championship, played at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, was the first opportunity for players to book their place at Carnoustie next year through The Open Qualifying Series. It was a day...

  • Monday Round-Up: Two maiden victories and a new Tiger video

    Monday, 27 November 2017

    Find out what you missed this weekend, from two first-time winners to Tiger's latest video update! Cameron Davis wins Austrlian Open; 3 Secure 2018 Open spots at Carnoustie A final hole birdie sealed a first professional victory for Cameron Davis, coming from six shots behind to lift the Australian Open trophy and book a spot in his first major championship.  Jason Day had...

  • Stenson, Fleetwood and Casey among European Team announced for EurAsia Cup

    Thursday, 23 November 2017

    Henrik Stenson, Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey are among the 12 players that have been named in Thomas Bjorn's EurAsia Cup team ahead of the January event.  The team, named today for next year’s EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM in Malaysia, includes six previous Ryder Cup players and all 12 men in the team have at least one European Tour win to their...

  • Fleetwood wins Race to Dubai as Rahm triumphs at DP World Tour Championship

    Monday, 20 November 2017

    Tommy Fleetwood has been crowned Race to Dubai champion after Jon Rahm triumphed on the final day of the DP World Tour Championship to win his second European Tour event on the last day of the season. Tommy Fleetwood finished a disappointing Sunday in a tie for 21st place, but thanks to a difficult back nine for Justin Rose it...

  • Austin Cook wins The RSM Classic

    Sunday, 19 November 2017

    Rookie Austin Cook has booked his spot in next year's Masters by claiming his first win at the RSM Classic - in just his 14th start on the PGA Tour. The PGA Tour rookie birdied three of his final four holes, including a length birdie putt at the last, to close with a 3-under 67 and finish four shots clear of...

  • Jon Rahm awarded 2017 rookie of the year

    Tuesday, 14 November 2017

    Jon Rahm has been awarded the 2017 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award on the European Tour, following a remarkable breakthrough season that saw him rise to No.5 in the World rankings.  The Spaniard, who won both on the PGA Tour and at the European Tour's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation in July, received...

  • Race to Dubai: What you need to know

    Monday, 13 November 2017

    The European Tour's season-finale DP Tour Championship takes place at Jumeriah Golf Estates in Dubai this week, which culminates in the final stop in the Race to Dubai. Here's what you need to know. Now in it's 9th edition, the DP World Tour Championship is the final of eight Rolex Series events that have taken part throughout the season, and has...

  • Shanshan Feng becomes China's first World No.1

    Monday, 13 November 2017

    Shanshan Feng has become China's first World No.1 golfer (male or female) after successfully claiming back to back victories at the Blue Bay LPGA and Japan Classic.  The 28-year-old made her history defining moment in her native China, closing out the Blue Bay LPGA event with a final-round of 70 and becoming the first player to claim successive victories this season...

  • Patton Kizzire holds off for first PGA Tour victory at OHL Classic

    Monday, 13 November 2017

    Patton Kizzire held off a late charge from Rickie Fowler to win his first PGA Tour title at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba Kizzire, who has moved up over 100 places in the World Rankings with his victory (from 236 to 119), posted a bogey-free 67 during the windy conditions at Playa del Carmen - with much credit due to his...

  • Branden Grace claims Nedbank Golf Challenge title

    Sunday, 12 November 2017

    Branden Grace produced a thrilling final-round performance in the penultimate Race to Dubai event to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player by a single shot. Starting the day three shots back, Grace fired a bogey free final round of 66 to finish one-shot clear of playing partner Scott Jamieson and move in to the top 10 in the...

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