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  • Justin Harding wins maiden title at Qatar Masters

    Sunday, 10 March 2019

    Justin Harding birdied three of his last four holes to claim his first European Tour title at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters by two strokes. The 33-year-old may have just claimed his maiden victory on the European Tour, but it was far from a familiar feeling for Harding, whose win at Doha Golf Club was his fifth win in the last...

  • Jason Day WD's from Arnold Palmer Invitational with back injury

    Thursday, 7 March 2019

    Jason Day has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational after just six holes, citing a back injury The World No.11 was playing his first round at Bay Hill with Rickie Fowler and Iain Poulter, but lasted just six holes before withdrawing with a back injury.  Day, who has suffered with numerous back injuries before, began his day on the back nine but...

  • Henrik Stenson still looking for caddie after split with Scott Vail

    Wednesday, 6 March 2019

    Henrik Stenson is still looking for a full-time caddie after split with Scott Vail Henrik Stenson unexpectedly split from long-time bagman Gareth Lord back in November, and replaced him with Scott Vail, formerly Brandt Snedeker's caddie for 12 years.  "Gareth and I we decided a little while ago that we were looking at maybe taking a break," Stenson had said at the...

  • USGA backtrack over Justin Thomas comments day after Monahan memo

    Tuesday, 5 March 2019

    The USGA have had a change of heart over comments they made to Justin Thomas on twitter last week, now stating that 'he did not avoid a discussion with the USGA nor cancel any meetings' On Monday, the PGA Tour's commissioner Jay Monahan sent a memo to players after another week which saw rules issues dominate the headlines, asking players to...

  • European Tour Pros defend R&A, USGA on new rules

    Tuesday, 5 March 2019

    Matt Fitzpatrick, Thomas Bjorn and Padraig Harrington are among the European Tour pros who have come to the defence of the USGA and R&A over recent rule changes which have caused backlash on the professional circuit Thomas Bjorn and Padraig Harrington have come to the defence of the governing bodies of golf after a series of issues following their implementation of...

  • Tiger Woods WD's from Arnold Palmer Invitational with neck strain

    Monday, 4 March 2019

    Tiger Woods has pulled out of this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational with a neck strain Tiger Woods, who is an eight time winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, has withdrawn from this week's tournament with a neck strain but insists he has 'no long-term concerns'.  The 14-time major winner took to social media on Monday to share the news...

  • AP Invitational Preview: Betting Tips, TV times

    Monday, 4 March 2019

    Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: How to watch and who to back Six of the World's top 10 head to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational as Rory McIlroy defends this week in Orlando.  It's one of the PGA Tour's most iconic venues, and the second stop in the West Coast swing boats a top class field that sees Phil Mickelson make...

  • Qatar Masters Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 4 March 2019

    Qatar Masters Preview: Here's how to watch, and who to back The European Tour returns to Doha Golf Club this week for the 21st edition of the Qatar Masters as players compete for the infamous Mother of Pearl Trophy.  But what is certain is that a new champion will be crowned come Sunday afternoon, as last year's champion Eddie Pepperell won't be...

  • Thomas set to meet with USGA after twitter exchange over rules

    Monday, 4 March 2019

    Justin Thomas said that he will talk to the USGA about the rules after describing what they said to him on twitter as 'shocking' and 'inaccurate' The latest rules headlines revolved around Justin Thomas speaking out about the two-shot penalty assessed to Adam Schenk for breaking the new rules on caddie alignment, and why he has a problem with the new...

  • Keith Mitchell wins maiden title at Honda Classic

    Sunday, 3 March 2019

    Keith Mitchell carded four birdies over his final seven holes to close out his maiden PGA Tour victory over Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka at The Honda Classic Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler gave it everything on a dramatic final day at PGA National but it was Keith Mitchell who holed a 15-footer for birdie on the final green to finish...

  • 10 Things you missed: Dramatic victories and Rules problems dominate the Tour

    Sunday, 3 March 2019

    10 Things you missed: Dramatic victories and Rules problems dominate the Tour Kurt Kitayama and Keith Mitchell had both missed their previous cuts before they each claimed one-shot victories during dramatic final days on both the European and PGA Tour's on Sunday, topping leaderboards that were unpredictable and changing continuously.  But victories weren't the only thing that had everyone talking. Once again...

  • Kurt Kitayama comes from behind to clinch Oman Open

    Sunday, 3 March 2019

    Kurt Kitayama came from behind to clinch his second European Tour title this season at the Oman Open  Kurt Kitayama came from two shots behind with three holes to play to post a final round two-under 70 to win his second European Tour title in just 11 starts during a dramatic and unpredictable final day at Al Mouj Golf. The 26-year-old American...

  • USGA tells Justin Thomas "we need to talk" after rules rant

    Sunday, 3 March 2019

    The USGA fired back at Justin Thomas after he took to twitter to voice his opinions over the two-shot penalty assessed to Adam Schenk and explained his 'problem with the rule' Justin Thomas made his feelings known on social media about the new rule involving caddies lining up their players after a two-shot penalty was assessed to Adam Schenk at the...

  • Honda Classic: Alex Cejka disqualified for using illegal green reading materials

    Friday, 1 March 2019

    Alex Cejka became the first player to be disqualified for using a green book that does not adhere to the Rules of Golf's new limitations Alex Cjeka was disqualified during the first round of the Honda Classic on Thursday when it came to the attention of the rules officials that he was using an old green book for PGA National that...

  • Betfred named as British Masters title sponsor

    Thursday, 28 February 2019

    The European Tour has announced UK based bookmakers Betfred as the new title sponsor of the British Masters. The agreement, for an initial two years, marks another new chapter for the historic tournament, which has been a popular part of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai for the past four seasons after returning to the schedule in 2015 following a seven...

  • R&A Chief Executive reveals no-deal Brexit concerns over Open at Portrush

    Wednesday, 27 February 2019

    R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers has revealed that Brexit has caused him 'significant concerns' over staging the 147th Open Championship at Royal Portrush  Martin Slumbers has revealed that the implications of a no-deal Brexit have caused him 'significant concerns' about staging the 147th Open Championship at Royal Portrush in July, and that they have 'spent a lot of time looking at...

  • European Tour: Stolen putters located in locker in Australia

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019

    Several of the putters stolen from the locker room at the European Tour's ISPS Handa World Super 6 have been found in a locker in Australia, according to one of the players who had their's taken Connor Syme was one of the six players who had their putters stolen from their locker on Saturday night at the ISPS Handa World Super...

  • Honda Classic Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    The PGA Tour heads to Florida for the Honda Classic this week: Betting Tips, TV Times, What you need to know Justin Thomas bested Luke List in a playoff last year and is looking to become just the second person to defend the Honda Classic in the tournament's 48-year-history as the PGA Tour heads to Florida this week. Thomas, who matched his...

  • Oman Open Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    Oman Open Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times, What you need to know The European Tour heads back to the Middle East this week for the second edition of the Oman Open. Here's how to watch, and who to back.  Defending champion Joost Luiten headlines the field as the European Tour returns to Al Mouj Golf in Muscat for the second edition of...

  • What you missed: DJ's milestone win, an LPGA Tour rules controversy, DeChambeau's outburst and Tiger's impressive shot

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    What you missed: DJ's milestone win, an LPGA Tour rules controversy, DeChambeau's outburst and Tiger's impressive shot Dustin Johnson became just the 38th player to win 20 PGA Tour titles with victory at the WGC Mexico Championship on Sunday, while Martin Trainer earned the spoils at the PGA Tour's other event - the Puerto Rico Open.  In addition to victories there was...

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