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  • Justin Rose's caddie to undergo heart surgery

    Wednesday, 16 January 2019

    Gareth Lord is taking over as Justin Rose's caddie for the next few weeks as regular caddie Mark 'Fooch' Fulcher is set to undergo a 'little' heart surgery on Thurdsay Fooch took to twitter on Tuesday to thank Henrik Stenson's former bagman for taking his place for the next few weeks, and said he will 'hopefully be back sooner than later'.  Rose,...

  • LET player highlights 6 million dollar pay-gap between LET and European Tour events in Abu Dhabi

    Wednesday, 16 January 2019

    LET player Meghan MacLaren sparked a twitter debate on Tuesday when she posted about the disparity in pay between professional golfers in the men and women's games MacLaren highlighted the difference in prize funds between the Ladies European Tour and European Tour, who both hold events in Abu Dhabi in the space of two weeks.  Last week, England's Charley Hull claimed the...

  • DJ, Fleetwood, Koepka and Stenson get to grips with new rules in Abu Dhabi

    Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    Four of the world’s best golfers went “back to school” today as the new 2019 Rules came into play for the first European Tour event of the year in Abu Dhabi. Seven years in the making, the new rules – 24 in total – are designed to make the sport faster, fairer and simpler. Defending double champion Tommy Fleetwood, triple Major...

  • Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Preview

    Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch The European Tour season gets back underway this week as Tommy Fleetwood seeks his third Abu Dhabi title in a row during his first start of 2019. He’ll face tough competition from World No.2 and 3 Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson, who both have tournament rounds under their belts this year...

  • Ho-sung Choi receives PGA Tour invite to Pebble Beach

    Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    Social media sensation Ho-sung Choi is set to make his PGA Tour debut next month after he was reportedly given a sponsor's exemption in to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am field Ho-sung Choi, who hit the headlines and became a social media sensation on several occasions last year thanks to his unorthodox golf swing, has been extended a sponsor's invite to play...

  • Matt Kuchar wins Sony Open for second victory of the season

    Monday, 14 January 2019

    Matt Kuchar recovered from a poor start to win by four shots at the Sony Open Matt Kuchar ended a four year wait for victory last year when he won in Mayakoba at the start of the 2018/19 season. His latest, and ninth PGA Tour title, came just three starts later, and Kuchar could barely believe it.  "I'm tickled, thrilled to have...

  • Jordan Spieth 'itching' to get back in to the winner's circle

    Thursday, 10 January 2019

    Jordan Spieth returns for his first start since November at the Sony Open this week, and is 'itching' to get back in to the winners circle after a disappointing 2018 Jordan Spieth had his first winless season since turning professional last year, dropping from 2nd to 17th in the World Rankings, registering just five top 10s in 25 starts and failing...

  • Ian Poulter went 'beyond' to make up for PGA Tour violation

    Tuesday, 8 January 2019

    Ian Poulter was one of the first players to violate the PGA Tour's tournament rule last season, but went 'beyond what we would consider an acceptable make-good' to make-up for it. Having fallen short of the required quota of 25 tournaments set by the PGA Tour last season, Ian Poulter was required to go to a tournament he hadn't played in...

  • Sony Open Preview: Betting Tips and How To Watch

    Tuesday, 8 January 2019

    The Sony Open marks the first full-field event on the PGA Tour in 2019: Find out who to watch, and who to back this week  It's the first full-field event on the PGA Tour in some eight weeks, and Patton Kizzire returns to defend the title he claimed after outlasting James Hahn over six holes of sudden death last year.  Kizzire was...

  • Xander Schauffele shoots final round 62 to win Sentry Tournament of Champions

    Monday, 7 January 2019

    Xander Schauffele came from behind to win his fourrth PGA Tour title with a final round 62 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions Xander Schauffele knows how to perform when it comes to winning events with a field stacked with the world's best: The 2017 rookie of the year already had three titles to his name when he turned up in...

  • WATCH: Bryson DeChambeau makes putt with flag in the hole

    Friday, 4 January 2019

    Bryson DeChambeau was making use of the new rules of golf by putting with the flagstick in at the Sentry Tournament of Champions... and it definitely paid off.  DeChambeau led the field in strokes gained: putting during the first round of the limited field event in Kapalua on Thursday, posting a four-under 69 to end up in a tie for 6th...

  • Sentry Tournament of Champions: Tee Times and How To Watch

    Wednesday, 2 January 2019

    The Sentry Tournament of Champions marks the start of the 2019 golf calendar in Hawaii, bringing together champions from the PGA Tour last season.  Tony Finau is the only player in the World's top 10 not to have earned a spot in field this week as 34 players tee up at the Kapalua Plantation Course, while Justin Rose, Tiger Woods and...

  • Bronte Law breaks all time Ladies European Tour record

    Wednesday, 19 December 2018

    With the Solheim Cup in her sights, Bronte Law broke an all-time Ladies European Tour record during the third round of qualifying school with nine birdies in a row.  Law posted a course record-tying 10-under par 62 during the third round of Lalla Aicha Tour School at Amelkis Golf Club on Tuesday, claiming the outright lead after 54 holes of the 90...

  • Brooks Koepka to end year as World No.1 as Rose falters at Indonesian Masters

    Monday, 17 December 2018

    Brooks Koepka will end the year as World No.1 after Justin Rose falters in Indonesia and comes up a shot shy of returning to the top of the rankings  Justin Rose missed out on returning to the World No.1 spot by a single stroke at the Indonesian Masters on Sunday and was left to rue a costly five-putt on the 12th...

  • David Lipsky wins Alfred Dunhill Championship

    Monday, 17 December 2018

    David Lipsky won his second European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa on Sunday David Lipsky overcame a late wobble to claim the final European Tour event of 2018 by two shots over Scotland's David Drysdale on Sunday during his first visit to Leopard Creek GC.  The 30-year-old American began the final round a stroke behind Scott Jamieson,...

  • 10 Things you missed: Tour wins, Molinari's two awards, Rose comes up short of World No.1 and 3 of the best shots of the week

    Monday, 17 December 2018

    10 Things you missed: Tour victories; Molinari wins two awards; Rose fails to return to World No.1; Mel Reid comes out as gay and three of the best shots of the week Francesco Molinari wins SPOTY World Sport Star award Molinari topped an online vote to beat out US gymnast Simone Biles, Czech skier and snowboarder Ester Ledecka, and Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr...

  • Roger Chapman wins first title in six years at Staysure Tour finale

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 17 December 2018

      Roger Chapman claimed his first title in over six years at the inaugural Indian Ocean Swing in the Seychelles on Sunday, beating Philip Price in a playoff  It was an emotional moment for double senior major champion Roger Chapman, who was unable to hold back the tears after holing out for eagle on the first playoff hole to win for the...

  • Andy Sullivan and caddie Sean Mcdonagh become latest duo to split

    Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Andy Sullivan has announced that he and Sean McDonagh are the latest long-time caddie-player duo to part ways in 2018 It seems to be the season for the end of caddie/player partnerships.  Just a couple of days after Zach Johnson and caddie of 15 years Damon Green confimed they had split, Andy Sullivan took to social media to announce he and long-time...

  • Mel Reid comes out as gay: ‘Be proud of who you are’

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    Six time Ladies European Tour winner Mel Reid has come out as gay, stating that she no longer feels the need to protect her sexuality in order to 'get more sponsors'. The Solheim Cup star bravely decided to publicly announce her coming out through a new partnership with Athlete Ally, who did a Q&A with Reid about joining the brand and her...

  • Is the European Tour in trouble?

    Written by Staff Writer on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

    European Tour chief Keith Pelley's desire to create a world tour was written about in a recent report in The Times, but it also shed light on a number of financial issues Think things are bad on the LET? The Times has cast doubts on the financial stability of the European Tour, which made an operating loss of £9.5 million after tax in 2017.

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