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  • Sam Saunders shoots 59 and makes history on Web.Com

    Friday, 29 September 2017

    Just days after the one-year anniversary of his grandfather's passing, Sam Saunders made history by becoming the first person in history to shoot a 59 in the Web.Com Tour finals  Saunders narrowly missed out on securing his PGA Tour card a few weeks ago by finishing four spots outside of the necessary 125 on the FedEx Rankings, and found himself needing...

  • WATCH: What it's like to caddie for Sergio Garcia

    Thursday, 28 September 2017

    Mark Johnson tweeted Sergio Garcia 206 days in a row asking if he could be his caddie, but he never expected Garcia to say yes. The 2017 Masters Champion invited Johnson to caddie for him during the British Masters Pro-Am and Close House - and he even helped him read a couple of putts! Find out what happened here!...

  • Presidents Cup: Pairings & Results

    Thursday, 28 September 2017

    The third day of Presidents Cup matches will take place on Saturday, with the United States taking a substantial lead after winning both Thursday and Friday sessions. The United States Team were a force to be reckoned with during the Friday fourball sessions, taking 4.5 points from a possible 5 and taking the total to 8-2 in the overall standings.  The only...

  • Fantasy Golf: British Masters

    Tuesday, 26 September 2017

    The British Masters supported by Sky Sports returns this week with a top-class European field.  Hosted by Lee Westwood and featuring the likes of Major champions Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, the 2017 edition of the British Masters promises to be an exhibition of European talent.  Alex Noren will be hoping to defend the title he won last year,...

  • British Masters: What you need to know

    Tuesday, 26 September 2017

    The 2017 British Masters: Find out what's on, how to watch and who is involved in the Hero Challenge Planning on heading to the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at Close House, or simply wondering how to watch on Television? Here's everything you need to know about the event.  This year, there are a number of new and improved features at...

  • Presidents Cup: How the teams match up

    Monday, 25 September 2017

    USA vs International Team: How do they match up?  Following the end of the PGA Tour season, the two sides are heading to Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey this week for the 12th edition of the President's Cup.  Given the history of the event, the more popular narrative preceeding the 2017 President's Cup is that it will once again go...

  • Thomas Pieters to host Belgian Knockout in 2018

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 25 September 2017

    Thomas Pieters and the European Tour have announced they are returning to Belgium in 2018 for the first time in 18 years, and they are brinigng with them a new innovative event - the Belgian Knockout.  The event, which incorportates a head-to-head strokeplay knockout format, will be hosted by Thomas Pieters at Rinkven International Golf Club in Antwerp from May 17-20.  Ryder...

  • Changing of the guard: The rapid rise of the younger players on the PGA Tour

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 25 September 2017

    There's been a lot of talk about the class of 2011 and players aged 25 and under consistently performing on the PGA Tour this year - so we decided to see how well they actually did in the 2016/17 season. As it turns out, they did well. REALLY well.  In the men's game, it a not been typical to have several of...

  • Should you be setting goals like FedEx Cup Champion Justin Thomas?

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 25 September 2017

    As seasons go, Justin Thomas's 2016-2017 PGA Tour campaign is right up there with one of the best ever. And it got us thinking, should you be setting big goals for yourself? The 24-year-old capped off a landmark year in style on Sunday, winning the FedEx Cup and the $10 million that goes with it. But perhaps what was more impressive was...

  • Justin Thomas claims FedEx Cup, Schauffele wins Tour Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 25 September 2017

    Justin Thomas secured the season long FedEx Cup title, as PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele picked up his second win of the year at the Tour Championship.  The 23-year-old birdied the final hole to get to 12-under-par and deny Thomas a chance to win the tournament in a play-off, besting the new FedEx Cup champion by a single shot. Schauffele came out...

  • Catriona Matthew appointed as 2019 Soheim Cup Captain

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Catriona Matthew has been appointed as European captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles from 13-15 September 2019. Catriona Matthew, who has a record of 18-11-8 in Solheim Cup history, has today been named as the European Solheim Cup Captain when the event comes to the Scotland in two years time.   It's both a fitting and predictable appointment, as the...

  • Fantasy Golf: Tour Championship Preview

    Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    The end of the PGA Tour season is coming to a close this week, and there’s never been a better chance to score Fantasy Golf points! With just 30 golfers in the field, no cut and fantasy prices ranging from £15m to 6.5 or 6m (with thanks to Kyle Stanley and Patrick Cantlay) – there’s an abundance of options that could...

  • Fantasy Golf: Portugal Masters

    Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    This week there is a huge amount of attention being paid to the final stage of the FedEx Cup at the Tour Championships, but there is still a lot to play for this side of the pond. No less than 10 previous Portugal Masters winners are set to tee up this week, as Padraig Harrington will make a bid to become...

  • FedEx Cup: A look at the Top 30

    Monday, 18 September 2017

    The Top 30 in the FedEx Cup rankings have been set for the Tour Championship this week, but who is most likely to win?  This week, players will compete for a chance to win the $10m prize money that comes with the FedEx Cup - so we've been taking a closer look at what each player will need to win.  Each of...

  • Marc Leishman wins BMW Championship, moves in to FedEx Cup contention

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 18 September 2017

    Marc Leishman completed a wire-to-wire victory at the BMW Championship in Chicago, moving himself in to the top five of the FedEx rankings heading in to the final event. For the second time in the space of three FedEx Cup play-off events, Marc Leishman held a substantial lead - but this time, he wouldn't let it slip out of his grasp.  The...

  • Fantasy Golf: BMW Championship Preview

    Monday, 11 September 2017

    The third stage of the FedEx Cup play-offs heads to Conway Farms Golf Club in Illinois for the BMW Championship this week. After a week off, the FedEx Cup Play-offs resume as the top 70 golfers on the points list compete for the third title and a place in the Tour Finals at East Lake next week. Justin Thomas battled with Jordan...

  • Hidden talents of Tour players

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 07 September 2017

    The hidden talents of professional golfers: How many of these did you know?  Rafa Cabrera Bello has it all. Movie star good looks, money, and great golf game. But his talents aren't just confined to golf – he's also a dab hand at surfing, and he hit headlines in June when he took time out from the BMW International Open to...

  • Mickelson gets call up as Presidents Cup picks announced

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 07 September 2017

    Mickelson and Hoffman picked for US side by Captain Steve Stricker, while International Captain Nick Price opts for Emiliano Grillo and surprise pick Anirban Lahiri Stricker and Price finalised their two Captain's picks on Wednesday ahead of the 12th edition of the Presidents Cup, which will take place in New Jersey at Liberty National Golf Course from September 26 to October...

  • Fantasy Golf: Omega European Masters

    Written by Camilla Tait on Wednesday, 06 September 2017

    This week, the European Tour heads to the beautiful backdrop of the Swiss mountains for the Omega European Masters – while the PGA Tour has a week off. There’s one of the European Tour’s strongest fields out this week, with two former world number one’s (Lee Westwood and Luke Donald), and several of England’s top young talents in Tommy Fleetwood, Matthew...

  • Justin Thomas claims 5th win of season with Dell Technologies win

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 04 September 2017

    Justin Thomas triumphed in the second stage of the FedEx Cup playoffs, winning the Dell Technologies Championship by three shots . The 24-year-old outlasted Jordan Spieth and Marc Leishman in a dramatic Monday-night battle to win his fifth victory of the 2016/17 season, just a few weeks after his first major title at the PGA Championship. Thomas posted an eight-under 63 on...

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