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  • What you missed: Golfers pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, Players Championship purse increases, talks of World Tour resurface and two Australian victories

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    What you missed: Golfers pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, The Players Championship purse increases, talks of a World Tour resurface and two Australian victories on Australia Day Australia Day was a strange one for golf. On the one hand, it included a new European Tour record for Sebastian Soderberg, a maiden title for Lucas Herbert, and a fifth PGA Tour title...

  • Tiger Woods leads tributes as golf world reacts to death of Kobe Bryant

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    Tiger Woods leads tributes as players react to death of LA Lakers basketball legend Kobe Bryant Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13 year old daughter Gianna were two of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, and Tiger Woods was one of many top golfers who were quick to pay tribute to the former LA...

  • Marc Leishman: WITB

    Monday, 27 January 2020

    Find out what clubs Marc Leishman used to win the Farmers Insurance Open DRIVER Callaway Mavrik (9 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder 757 shaft FAIRWAY WOODS: Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero (16.5 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder Tour Spec X shaft Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (18 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder Tour Spec X shaft IRONS: Callaway X-Forged UT (3), with Nippon N.S. Pro Modus...

  • Marc Leishman wins Farmers Insurance Open

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Marc Leishman earns fifth PGA Tour win at Farmers Insurance Open Marc Leishman made it an Australia Day double on the European and PGA Tour's as he powered to a one-stroke victory at the Farmers Insurance Open on 15-under-par. With a final round round seven under 65, Leishman made the most of early stutters from Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy as he...

  • Lucas Herbert wins playoff for maiden title at Omega Dubai Desert Classic

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Lucas Herbert claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in a dramatic play-off against Christiaan Bezuidenhout Lucas Herbert emerged as the surprise winner on Sunday as the early leaders struggled with the testing weather conditions and fell out of contention, defeating Christiaan Bezuidenhout on the second play-off hole.  Bezuidenhout held a two stroke lead in the 18th fairway...

  • Lucas Herbert: WITB

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Find out what clubs Lucas Herbert used to win his first European Tour victory at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic Lucas Herbert made switches this week to his bag before claiming the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, taking his new TaylorMade SIM driver from the higher setting to 1 click less of loft, and swapping out his TP5x for a TP5 golf...

  • Soderberg sets European Tour record with fastest round in history

    Sunday, 26 January 2020

    Sebastian Soderberg completed his final round at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in just 96 minutes, setting a new European Tour record It took Sebastian Soderberg just 96 minutes to play 75 shots (three-over) during his final round at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.  The Swede decided to make the most of his solo tee time on Sunday with his brother on...

  • LET announce 2020 schedule with increase in events, prize money

    Friday, 24 January 2020

    The Ladies European Tour announced their new 2020 schedule, featuring seven new tournaments and a near €18M record-breaking total prize fund There was a big boost for women's golf this week as the Ladies European Tour announced seven new events to their 2020 schedule, and an increase of €4.5 million on 2019 to be won across the season.  The news comes a few days...

  • Omega Dubai Desert Classic: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Monday, 20 January 2020

    Omega Dubai Desert Classic: TV Times and Betting Tips  After Lee Westwood picked up the 25th European Tour victory of his career in Abu Dhabi last week, the European Tour heads to its second event in the desert swing; the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.  Last year, Bryson DeChambeau produced a closing 64 to claim the 30th edition of the contest by a convincing seven...

  • Andrew Landry clinches second PGA Tour win at The American Express

    Sunday, 19 January 2020

    Andrew Landry recovered from a back-nine wobble with back-to-back birdies on his final two holes to win his second PGA Tour title at The American Express Andrew Landry posted a five-under 67 to claim a two stroke victory at the Stadium Course at La Quinta, but it was a win that was far from drama free.  The 32-year-old had briefly held a...

  • Lee Westwood wins 25th European Tour title at Abu Dhabi Championship

    Sunday, 19 January 2020

    Lee Westwood claims 25th European Tour title with a two stroke victory at the Abu Dhabi Championship  Lee Westwood made history on Sunday as he became just the third player to win European Tour events in four different decades with victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Englishman, who claimed his first win at the Scandinavian Masters in 1996, closed out...

  • Brooks Koepka has brilliant response to Bryson DeChambeau's abs jibe

    Thursday, 16 January 2020

    Brooks Koepka had the perfect response to Bryson DeChambeau's jibe about his physique Bryson DeChambeau made it clear there was no love lost between him and Brooks Koepka on Wednesday evening, speaking candidly about his opinions on the World No.1's body while broadcasting his video game-play via Twitch.  DeChambeau, who has noticeably bulked up his physique, was responding to someone asking about his...

  • PGA TOUR announce big changes to pace-of-play policy

    Tuesday, 14 January 2020

    The PGA Tour announce two major changes to existing slow-play policy that will go in to effect at the RBC Heritage in April The PGA Tour have followed the European Tour's slow play announcement with one of their own today, confirming major enhancements to its existing slow-play policy. And while the European Tour's new policy begins this week in Abu Dhabi,...

  • European Tour's new slow play regulations come in to effect this week

    Tuesday, 14 January 2020

    The European Tour's efforts to crack down on slow play are to accelerate this week as their new regulations come in to effect in Abu Dhabi The European Tour's new tougher regulations aimed at tackling slow play come into effect at this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, including a key revision to the four-point plan previously announced in...

  • Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 13 January 2020

    Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: How to watch and who to back The European Tour heads to the Middle East this week for the first Rolex Series event of 2020 at Abu Dhabi GC, host of the 15th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.  World No.1 Brooks Koepka makes his first start since pulling out of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges...

  • What you missed: Wins, new gear, and Tiger Woods' son's impressive golf swing

    Monday, 13 January 2020

    From Tour victories and new gear launches to the big news and social media headlines, catch up on the past week in golf.  Branden Grace earns ninth European Tour win at South African Open  Branden Grace held off Louis Oosthuizen during a thrilling final round as he stormed to a three-stroke victory at Randpark Golf Club with a closing nine-under 62. Oosthuizen had...

  • WITB: Cameron Smith's winning clubs

    Monday, 13 January 2020

    Find out what clubs Cameron Smith used to win the Sony Open  DRIVER: Titleist TS2 (9.5 degrees), with UST Mamiya Elements Platinum 6 shaft FAIRWAY WOOD: Titleist TS2 (15 degrees), with UST Mamiya Elements Platinum 8 shaft IRONS: Titleist U500 (3), with True Temper Dynamic Gold AMT X100 shaft Titleist T100 (4-9), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Onyx X100 shafts WEDGES:...

  • Cameron Smith earns play-off victory at Sony Open

    Monday, 13 January 2020

    Cameron Smith claimed a late play-off victory over Brendan Steele to win the Sony Open Cameron Smith birdie the 72nd hole at the Sony Open to tie the lead with Brendan Steele, and went on win the first individual PGA Tour win of his career with a par on the first play-off hole.  The Australian, whose only other PGA Tour win came...

  • Branden Grace claims ninth European Tour title at South African Open

    Sunday, 12 January 2020

    Branden Grace fired a final round 62 to earn his ninth European Tour title at the South African Open Branden Grace held off Louis Oosthuizen during a thrilling final round as he stormed to a three-stroke victory at Randpark Golf Club with a closing nine-under 62. Oosthuizen had begun the final round with a one stroke lead and wowed the home crowds...

  • R&A and European Tour commit to supporting LET & LPGA joint venture

    Wednesday, 8 January 2020

    The R&A and European Tour have committed to support the growth of women’s professional golf through the newly formed LPGA-LET partnership. The newly-formed LPGA-LET joint venture received a big boost today, as both the R&A and European Tour officially commit to supporting the partnership, which aims to increase playing and financial opportunities for women's professional golfers in Europe. As well as providing...

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