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  • Hank Haney: Tiger will return at Hero World Challenge

    Thursday, 26 October 2017

    After each swing video update from Tiger Woods speculation has been rife about his return, and his former coach thinks it might be closer than we think. The latest Tiger video came just a few days ago as he showed the 'return of the stinger' - and now his former swing coach has said he's going to be playing at the...

  • Fantasy Golf: HSBC WGC Champions

    Wednesday, 25 October 2017

    Hideki Mastuyama hopes to defend his title as a strong field of 78-players heads to Asia for the WGC- HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The WGC - HSBC Champions boasts a field that includes 18 of the World’s top 25 players at the Sheshan International GC (West) hosts for the 12th time in the 13 editions of the tournament. Last year, Matsuyama became the...

  • Sergio Garcia masters Valderrama to defend title

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Sergio Garcia successfully defended the Andalucia Valderrama Masters title by a single shot over Joost Luiten, winning the event hosted by his foundation for its first return to the European Tour since 2011. In its third edition and being hosted by The Sergio Foundation Masters for the first time since Garcia's win in 2011, the Masters champion was a notable favourite...

  • Justin Thomas wins play-off to claim seventh PGA Tour win

    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Justin Thomas picked up right where he left off, defeating Marc Leishman on the second play-off hole to win his seventh PGA Tour title at the third event of the 2017/18 season. Thomas ended the 2016/17 season with five victories, his first major title and the FedEx Cup - and there wasn't any letting up of this form at Nine Bridges...

  • Fantasy Golf: Andalucia Valderrama Masters

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 17 October 2017

    The Andalucia Valderrama Masters returns for the first time since 2011 this week, with the third edition being hosted by defending champion Sergio Garcia's foundation Returning for the first time in six years, the Sergio Foundation is hosting the Andalucia Valderrama Masters at Real Club Valderrama - returning to the scene of last year's Open de Espana, which was won by...

  • Tiger Woods cleared to resume full golf activity

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 17 October 2017

    Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday. The news came just a few hours after the 41-year-old posted his third swing video in the space of a week, with many speculating about what that means for his...

  • Hatton makes it back-to-back victories at Italian Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 15 October 2017

    Tyrrell Hatton birdied five of the last seven holes on his way to his second victory in as many weeks at the Italian Open Hatton rolled in a 20-foot putt on the final hole to grasp a one-shot victory over Ross Fisher and Kiradech Aphibarnrat after birdieing five of his last seven holes to reach 21-under-par during a thrilling final round...

  • CIMB Classic winner Pat Perez: I'm not going to change anything

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 15 October 2017

    Pat Perez coasted to a five-shot victory during the final round of the CIMB Classic, winning his third PGA Tour title - and insists he isn't planning on changing anything.  Perez sealed his first title in 11 months since winning the OHL Classic in Mexico last November, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur. "I'm not...

  • Danny Willet on post-Masters struggle: "I didn't want to play golf"

    Thursday, 12 October 2017

    It's not been an easy ride for Danny Willett after he won the 2016 Masters, and in a candid blog he reveals what it's really been like over the last year and a half Willett achieved a dream only few golfers can boast - winning the Masters at Augusta and becoming the first Brit in 20 years to claim that title.

  • Fantasy Golf: Italian Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    The Rolex Series resumes this week at the Italian Open for a star-studded field that includes both Masters Champion Sergio Garcia and World No.5 Jon Rahm  Following Tyrrell Hatton's successful defense of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship last week at St Andrews, defending Italian Open Champion Francesco Molinari will be hoping to please the home crowds once more. Last year, Molinari became...

  • Edoardo Molinari: 500 shots and chasing a hole in one

    Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    Ever wondered how many shots it would take a professional golfer to make a hole-in-one? The odds of an average golfer making an ace are roughly one in 100,000, while stats suggest a European Tour pro's chances are closer to one in 2,500. Do you think if you could get 500 golf balls and hit consecutively to a hole you would get...

  • Justin Thomas' season: a look back at how he became player of the year

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    Five PGA Tour wins, a major, a 59, a 63 at the US Open and the FedEx Cup- it was a phenomenal year for PGA Tour Player of the year Justin Thomas As Thomas heads to Malaysia in the hopes of winning the CIMB Classic for the third time in a row this week - we take a look back at...

  • Brendan Steele successfully defends Safeway Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 09 October 2017

    Brendan Steele made it back-to-back wins at the Safeway Open with a two shot victory at the Silverado Resort Just a few hours after Tyrrell Hatton defended his first European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in St Andrews, Steele made his own title defense - besting Tony Finau by two shots. Steele birdied two of his final three holes on...

  • Hatton wins at St Andrews during historic Dunhill

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 08 October 2017

    Tyrrell Hatton became the first man to successfully defend at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, winning his second European Tour title - exactly a year after he won his first.  The Englishman held off a strong charge from Ross Fisher, who broke Hatton's course record on The Old Course on Sunday with an impressive 11-under-par 61 - but he was not...

  • The Willett-Dent Thrash: A tribute to the first European Tour Manufacturers

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 04 October 2017

    How much do you know about where the Tour Trucks originated on the European Tour? With the backdrop of The Old Course, St Andrews at the Dunhill Links this week, manufacturers on the European Tour commemorated the men responsible for their vocations - a fitting tribute to a tradition that started at the home of golf.  Tour trucks have been a staple...

  • Fantasy Golf: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

    Tuesday, 03 October 2017

    The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship returns to it’s three incredible venue set-up, as Tyrrell Hatton defends and Rory McIlroy hopes to go one better than last week Played over the three links courses of Carnoustie, Kingsbarns and The Old Course, St Andrews, the 2017 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is awash with famous faces and top European talent. Last week saw Irishman...

  • Rickie Fowler on accuracy and how to improve your game

    Monday, 02 October 2017

    Rickie Fowler had some of the best stats on the PGA Tour in 2017 - so we asked about how he's gone about improving his accuracy From growing up on his local driving range in California to becoming one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour, Rickie Fowler puts a lot of his more recent success down to working...

  • Paul Dunne holds off McIlroy to win British Masters

    Sunday, 01 October 2017

    Paul Dunne closed out his first European Tour victory in style, holing out for birdie with a chip on the 18th to win the British Masters by three shots.  The 24-year-old Irishman shot a bogey-free final-round 61 which included seven birdies and an eagle at Close House, finishing three shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.  Despite a strong challenge from the World No.

  • USA ease to 19-11 Presidents Cup win

    Sunday, 01 October 2017

    Phil Mickelson wrapped up the final points of the Presidents Cup against Adam Hadwin to take the total to 19-11, but not before a spirited day of singles matches from the Internationals.  With just a single point needed from the final day of matches, it was almost a foregone conclusion that the U.S would take home the Presidents Cup for the...

  • European Tour announces three new tournaments for 2018 schedule

    Friday, 29 September 2017

    The European Tour today announces its full schedule for 2018 which features three new tournaments in Belgium, Oman and the Philippines - plus a new team event. The 2018 European Tour schedule includes three new tournaments, a big schedule reshuffle part in thanks to both the EurAsia Cup and The Ryder Cup, and a number of noticeable tournaments missing from the...

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