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  • Fantasy Golf: Wyndham Championship

    Tuesday, 15 August 2017

    The PGA Tour resumes this week for the Wyndham Championship, but who should be on your Fantasy golf team? Justin Thomas was the man on top at the PGA Championship last week to join Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka and good friend Justin Thomas on this year's roster of major winners  - so it's no surprise he's taking this week off.  In fact,...

  • The 2017 Solheim Cup: What you need to know

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Guide to the 2017 Solheim Cup: Find out all about the players, the format, the course & how to watch all the action unfold.  This year the Solheim Cup heads to Des Moines Golf and Country Club in Iowa for the 15th edition of the biennial event, which has become an integral part in Women's golf since it's conception in 1990. Juli...

  • 4 things you can learn from Justin Thomas

    Written by Ian Clark, World of Golf on Monday, 14 August 2017

    Justin Thomas is barely 5ft 10in and weighs just a little over 10 stone, but he still averages just shy of 310 yards off the tee. That he does so should give hope to us all – you don’t have to be built like a brick outhouse to generate big yards with the driver. At 25 years old, Thomas’ progress has been...

  • McIlroy may not play any more golf in 2017

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Rory McIlroy cast doubts on whether or not he will play any more golf in 2017, admitting that he was still suffering with back spasms and a numbness in his left arm after a disappointing outing at the fourth major of the year The former World No.3 told reporters he was unsure of his playing schedule yet for the rest of...

  • Justin Thomas: WITB PGA Championship winner

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Justin Thomas has become the latest first-time major champion with a two-shot victory at the 2017 PGA Championship thanks to a final-round 68 Thomas, who joins Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth in becoming the third American in a row under the age of 30 to win a major championship, needed just a tap-in bogey at the final hole to secure a...

  • Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship

    Sunday, 13 August 2017

    Justin Thomas secured his first major title at the PGA Championship with a gutsy final-round performance to win by two shots at Quail Hollow. When we spoke to Justin Thomas earlier this year, he told us his goal was to get 'in to contention in a major on Sunday'. By the 72nd hole of the 2017 PGA Championship, he was leading by...

  • WATCH: What happened to Jason Day on 18

    Sunday, 13 August 2017

    Jason Day was just four shots off Kevin Kisner's lead heading down the 18th before pushing his drive up against a tree.  Former major champion Louis Oosthuizen had done a similar thing less than 20 minutes earlier, but had chipped his out and got up and down for par. However, despite an impossible looking lie, Jason Day decided not to opt...

  • PGA Championship: Fourth Round Tee Times

    Sunday, 13 August 2017

    Kevin Kisner stands one-shot clear of Chris Stroud and Hideki Matsuyama heading in to the final round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Kisner, who is looking for his maiden major, was at one stage 10-under-par but gave three shots back to the field through the Green Mile (final three hole stretch) with a double bogey at 16 and another...

  • Paula Creamer gets Solheim call-up after Korda withdrawl

    Wednesday, 09 August 2017

    Paula Creamer has been named as the latest United States Solheim Cup team member by Juli Inskter following Jessica Korda's withdrawl.  The veteran Solheim Cup player was due to miss her first ever appearance on the American since turning professional, having been overlooked by Inkster as a wildcard pick in favour of rookies Angel Yin and Austin Ernst.  However, following Jessica Korda...

  • BMW PGA Championship moves to September

    Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    The European Tour have announced that their flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, will move to September in 2019 The news comes as no surprise following the confirmation that the PGA Championship will take up a new place in May to become the second major of the year - which would undoubtedly have caused uncertainty about who would come...

  • Leaked letter could mark big changes to Augusta's 13th hole

    Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    Augusta National have completed a long-rumoured deal to aquire a piece of land belonging to Augusta Country Club, according to reports There has been long-running speculation that Augusta National have been trying to purchase a piece of land from neighbouring Augusta Country Club, and it now appears to have been completed.  The land, which forms Augusta Country Clubs eights and ninth holes,...

  • Jessica Korda rules herself out of Solheim Cup with injury

    Monday, 07 August 2017

    Jessica Korda has ruled herself out of next week's Solheim Cup due to an ongoing forearm injury that forced her to withdraw from the Ricoh Women's British Open last week.  Korda, who had gained automatic qualification in to the United States team that is heading to Des Moines, took to social media to share the news of her disappointment. "Sadly the injury...

  • PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

    Monday, 07 August 2017

    After much speculation, the PGA Championship will move from it's current August date to May, according to reports from the Associated Press and Golf Digest The news broke on Monday ahead of a press conference on Tuesday, where PGA CEO Pete Bevacqua and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan are expected to confirm the announcement. The change, which will see the PGA Championship...

  • PGA Championship: Fantasy Golf Picks

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 07 August 2017

    The PGA Championship heads to Quail Hollow for the first time this week as the fourth major of the year is played in August for the penultimate time. It was reported on Monday that after much speculation the PGA of America's flagship event will be moving back to it's May position in 2019 at Bethpage Black in New York - meaning...

  • PGA Championship: The Five Key Holes

    Written by Chris Bertram & Camilla Tait on Monday, 07 August 2017

    Quail Hollow hosts its first major this week as the PGA Championship heads to the North Carolina course for the final major of the year.  There are already plenty of potential storylines brewing in anticipation of the year's fourth major at Quail Hollow, which is a course that is well known to the players as it stages the Wells Fargo Championship...

  • PGA Championship 2017: Pairings and Tee Times

    Monday, 07 August 2017

    First and second round tee times have been announced for the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow this week, as all three of the year's major champions make for one of the standout pairings of the event. Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth get underway from the 10th tee on Thursday at 13.25pm BST, and are directly followed by the...

  • Hideki Matsuyama cruises to victory at WGC Bridgestone Invitational

    Monday, 07 August 2017

    Hideki Matsuyama cruised to a five-shot victory at Firestone Country Club with a stunning final round of 61 to win his second WGC Title  The World No.3 began the day two shots behind leaders Zach Johnson and Thomas Pieters, but having chipped in from 58 feet from the back of the second green for an eagle, Matsuyama quickly assumed a share of...

  • Solheim Cup Teams finalised as wildcard picks announced

    Sunday, 06 August 2017

    Annika Sorenstam and Juli Inskter have announced their wildcard picks ahead of the Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club next week  The two respective Solheim Cup captain's announced their wildcard picks following the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open at Kingsbarns Golf Links, with four European picks chosen by Sorenstam and two chosen by Inkster. Sorestam was...

  • I.K Kim wins first major at Ricoh Women's British Open

    Sunday, 06 August 2017

    In-Kyung Kim led from the front all weekend to clinch her first major title at the Ricoh Women's British Open by two shots. Five years ago, Kim missed a one-foot putt to win the ANA Inspiration before losing in a play-off to compatriot Sun-Young Yoo - but today, she put those past demons to rest. There was no final-round drama this...

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