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  • Former NFL quarterback Tony Romo to play PGA Tour event

    Thursday, 8 February 2018

    Tony Romo, the Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback,  is set to make his PGA Tour debut in the Dominican Republic next month after receiving a sponsor's invite to appear at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. Romo - who is playing as an amateur in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week - has been given a sponsor's exemption to the...

  • Thomas Bjorn says the 2018 Ryder Cup will "be probably the greatest Ryder Cup ever"

    Wednesday, 7 February 2018

    Thomas Bjorn on the 2018 contest: "When you look at it as a whole my feeling would be that it would prove to be probably the greatest Ryder Cup ever."  If an interview with CNN's Living Golf, Thomas Bjorn told the programme he thinks Le Golf National is the perfect Ryder Cup venue - and given the two potential teams heading...

  • Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Tuesday, 6 February 2018

    The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am returns this week, boasting a World class field that includes five of the World's top 10.  Jordan Spieth heads to Pebble Beach in a bid to defend the first of three titles he picked up in 2017, and is joined by Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day.  Spieth won the title with country...

  • World Super 6 Perth: The Rundown

    Tuesday, 6 February 2018

    The second edition of the European Tour's World Super 6 tournament is on this week; Here's what you need to know. The innovative World Super 6 Perth tournament is the only event in European Tour history which has featured a combination of match play and stroke play, and is played at Lake Karringyup GC in Perth, Australia.  Defending champion and home favourite Brett...

  • WATCH: PGA Tour rookies break record for fastest hole in golf

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 6 February 2018

    Four PGA Tour rookies have broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘Fastest Golf Hole Completed by a Group of Four', previously set by an English team from the European Tour.  The four-man 2018 PGA Tour rookie team of Tom Lovelady, Lanto Griffin, Andrew Yun and Steven Jaeger broke the previous record several times - recording an astonishing 27.88 seconds on...

  • Gary Woodland overcomes play-off to win Waste Management Pheonix Open

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 5 February 2018

    Gary Woodland ended a five-year wait for his third PGA Tour victory at the Waste Management Pheonix Open, beating Chez Reavie on the first sudden-death play-off hole.  Woodland shot a final-round 64 at TPC Scottsdale to set the clubhouse target of 18-under-par, birdieing five of his first nine holes to reach the turn tied for the lead.  He posted his first blemish...

  • Woods 'fired up to return to Riviera'

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 2 February 2018

    Tiger Woods offered his reflections on Torrey Pines in his latest blog post, and looks ahead to his next start at Riviera - a place that has had a big impact on his career.  Woods returned to the Farmers Insurance Open following a 12 month absence from the game, making his first cut in a PGA Tour event since 2015 and...

  • Preview: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Wednesday, 31 January 2018

    Waste Management Phoenix Open: Everything you need to know, including who to back this week  It's one of the most recognisable events of the year due its notoriously loud 16th hole, and this week there's plenty of storylines to watch out for at TPC Sawgrass this week.  Hideki Matsuyama is bidding to become the first man to complete a three-peat of victories...

  • Juli Inkster named USA Solheim Cup Captain for third time

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018

    Juli Inkster has been announced as the USA Team Captain for the third successive time at the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.  After leading Team USA to back-to-back Solheim Cup victories in 2015 and 2017, the LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame member Juli Inkster will return as the first three-time USA captain for the biennial team match-play competition in...

  • Jason Day wins Farmers Insurance open play off

    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Jason Day triumphed on the sixth play-off hole against Alex Noren to win the delayed Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Monday.  Having been forced to finish the event on Monday after play was suspended due to darkness following a tie at the fifth play-off hole, Alex Noren and Jason Day headed down the par-five 18th one more time in...

  • Day and Noren set for Monday finish as Tiger finishes T23

    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Tiger reflects on T23 as Jason Day and Alex Noren will vie for tournament glory on Monday as darkness halted play after the fifth play-off hole at the Farmers Insurance Open.  The duo entered the three way play-off with Ryan Palmer, but as Palmer faltered with a par on the first play-off hole, Noren and Day traded three birdies and two...

  • Haotong Li makes history with Omega Dubai Desert Classic victory

    Sunday, 28 January 2018

    Haotong Li outlasted Rory McIlroy to become with first Chinese male golfer to make it inside the World's top 50 with a record-winning Omega Dubai Desert Classic victory.   With three birdies in his final three holes, Haotong Li achieved the tournament's lowest ever total of 23-under-par, defeating playing partner Rory McIlroy by a single shot.  Li's second European Tour win is...

  • Tiger Woods a "bit rusty" following opening 72 at Torrey Pines

    Friday, 26 January 2018

    Tiger Woods admitted he was probably "a little bit rusty" as he finished with a level-par 72 after his first round at the Farmers insurance Open.  The 14 time major champion returned for his first start in 2018 on the South Course at Torrey Pines and is currently in a share of 84th spot, seven shots behind leader Tony Finau. It was...

  • Sergio Garcia storms to five-shot victory at Singapore Open

    Sunday, 21 January 2018

    Sergio Garcia cruised to a five-shot victory in his first tournament of the year at the  SMBC Singapore Open. The Spaniard played 27 holes during the final day of the weather affected SMBC Singapore Open, not dropping a single shot as he sealed a five shot victory at the Sentosa Golf Club.  After storm delays on the first three days, Garcia returned to...

  • Tommy Fleetwood successfully defends Abu Dhabi title

    Sunday, 21 January 2018

    Tommy Fleetwood produced a brillaint back nine on his way to a two-shot victory as he successfully defended his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA title. Just a few days after winning the Seve Ballesteros Award, European No.1 Tommy Fleetwood shot a final round of 65 to beat out compatriot Ross Fisher in the second tournament of the year.  With big...

  • Tommy Fleetwood wins Seve Ballesteros Award

    Tuesday, 16 January 2018

    Tommy Fleetwood has been awarded The Seve Ballesteros Award, voted for by his fellow players Tommy Fleetwood has been awarded The Seve Ballesteros Award – formerly the Players' Player Award - winning the 2017 vote by his fellow professionals at the end of a superb European Tour season in which he claimed the Race to Dubai for the first time in...

  • Patton Kizzire outlasts Hahn for second win of season at Sony Open

    Monday, 15 January 2018

    Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in a play-off to win the Sony Open, claiming his second victory in four starts.  Kizzire became the first two-time winner of the season in a strange week at the Sony Open in Hawaii, which resulted in a six-hole playoff against James Hahn - the longest on tour since 2012.  With a false alarm for a missile...

  • Europe dominate singles to win EurAsia Cup

    Monday, 15 January 2018

    Belgium's Thomas Pieters scored the winning point as Europe produced a dominant display in the Singles matches to win the 2018 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM. Thomas Bjørn's visitors began the day one point behind Asia but won seven of their first eight matches on Sunday to successfully complete the defence of their crown with several matches still out on course...

  • 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...

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