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  • Dustin Johnson wins WGC Mexico Championship

    Sunday, 24 February 2019

    Dustin Johnson earned his 20th PGA Tour victory and second WGC Mexico Championship title in just three years with a convincing five shot win over Rory McIlroy on Sunday.     There was only ever one man on top in Mexico as Dustin Johnson became the 38th player to reach 20 wins in the history of the PGA TOUR, and continued his...

  • WITB: Dustin Johnson's winning clubs

    Sunday, 24 February 2019

    WITB: The clubs Dustin Johnson used to win the WGC Mexico Championship  Dustin Johnson claimed his sixth WGC Title and 20th PGA Tour victory at Club de Golf Chapultepec by five shots on Sunday in just his third tournament since winning the Saudi International, but what was in his winning bag? One of the big differences in DJ's winning bag from the...

  • McIlroy to miss Irish Open but will maintain European Tour membership

    Thursday, 21 February 2019

    Rory McIlroy is set to miss the Irish Open in order to focus on The 148th Open at Portrush, but confirms he WILL take up European Tour membership Rory McIlroy says that winning The Open Championship at Portrush is more important for him than completing the career Grand Slam at Augusta, stating that it would be 'the biggest achievement of his...

  • Steve Stricker named 2020 USA Ryder Cup Captain

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019

    Steve Stricker has been named as the incoming USA Ryder Cup Captain for the 2020 contest at Whistling Straits - and he's already made a BIG change The USA Ryder Cup Team took to social media to officially unveil Stricker as the 2020 Captain, who called the appointment 'an honour'.  "So honoured to be the 2020 U.S Ryder Cup Captain in my...

  • How do players prepare for the altitude in Mexico?

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019

    From different clubs to a lot of TrackMan sessions and the difficulty of losing your breath, there’s a lot that goes in to handling the altitude in Mexico Club de Golf Chapultepec sits at around 7,800 feet above sea level, and plays host to the third edition of the WGC Mexico Championship this week. The significance of the height of the course...

  • WGC Mexico Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 19 February 2019

    A star-studded field heads to Club de Golf Chapultepec for the first World Golf Championship of 2019 in Mexico City this week  Last year Phil Mickelson became the oldest player to win a WGC event when he triumphed in a play-off againsts Justin Thomas in Mexico, and will be hoping to become just the second player to successfully defend a WGC...

  • PGA Tour allow players to wear shorts in practice and pro am rounds

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    The PGA Tour are now going to allow players wear shorts during practice and pro-am rounds... and the players are VERY happy about it.  In a move that has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the players, the PGA Tour have changed their Appearance guidelines to allow players to wear golf shorts during practice and pro-am rounds, effective immediately. The change, which comes nearly...

  • Six Players have putters stolen at World Super 6 Perth

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    A total of seven putters and several golf balls, hats and gloves were reportedly stolen from players from the locker room at Lake Karrinyup CC. Six players had their putters stolen from the locker room during the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth on Saturday. Having qualified for the matchplay rounds of the World Super 6, Wade Ormsby was the first to...

  • What you missed: Wins, Slow Play, Kuchar's apology, the Korda Slam and Stolen Putters down under

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    What you missed this week: Wins, Slow Play, Kuchar's apology, the Korda Slam and Stolen Putters down under Over in the United States this week J.B. Holmes was at the forefront of slow play criticism amid his first victory since 2015 at the weather affected Genesis Open. Meanwhile, Matt Kuchar relented on his defensive position over the $5000 he paid his Mexican...

  • Ryan Fox earns maiden title at World Super 6

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    Ryan Fox earned his maiden European Tour title at the ISPS World Super 6 Perth on Sunday, defeating Adrian Otaegui 3&2 in the final  Ryan Fox overame Adrian Otaegui in the final at Lake Karringyup in convincing fashion after claiming narrow victories over Jazz Janewattananond, Kristoffer Reitan and Paul Dunne. In doing so, the multiple Challenge Tour winner has become the first...

  • WITB: J.B. Holmes' winning clubs

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    J.B Holmes pipped Justin Thomas to the Genesis Open title on Sunday: Here's his winning bag J.B. Holmes arrived at the Genesis Open ranked 202nd in SG: Putting on the PGA Tour, but turned it around to lead the field in those stats for the week with 111 putts using his Scotty Cameron 009M putter.  It made all the difference, leading him...

  • J.B. Holmes beats Thomas to Genesis Open title

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    J.B. Holmes claimed his first title in four years with a one shot victory over Justin Thomas at the weather affected Genesis Open  J.B. Holmes came out on top of the all-Kentucky final-day battle between himself and Justin Thomas, overturning a four-shot deficit with a one-under 70 to end the tournament at 14-under-par.  The 36-year-old credited his putting in the windy conditions...

  • Mickelson comes out on top at Pebble Beach

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 11 February 2019

    AS expected, Phil Mickelson created a tasty slice of US PGA Tour history at Pebble Beach today by securing a record-equalling fifth AT&T Pro-Am victory at the expense of England’s Paul Casey. Casey, two shots adrift with just two holes to play after bad light stopped play last night, needed to do something special on the final two holes while hoping...

  • 'Lefty' looking to celebrate fifth win at Pebble Beach...

    Written by By Kevin Brown on Monday, 11 February 2019

    Phil Mickelson will surely wrap up a record-equalling fifth Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory when play resumes in weather-beaten California later today? ‘Lefty’ (-18) is firmly in the driving seat in the latest US PGA Tour tournament – he’s three shots clear of playing partner Paul Casey (-15) and fellow American Scott Stallings who finished in style with a -6 round of...

  • Law and Boutier claim Vic Open titles

    Monday, 11 February 2019

    Scotland’s David Law eagled the final hole in dramatic style as he a three-shot deficit in the final three holes to win his first European Tour title at the ISPS Handa Vic Open. France's Celine Boutier won the women's title – which ran alongside the men, with the same prize money – by two shots. Law overturned a three shot deficit in...

  • Nitties fires nine consecutive birdies, makes history at Vic Open

    Thursday, 7 February 2019

    Nitties made history on the opening day of the European Tour's ISPS Handa Vic Open with nine consecutive birdies  World No. 668 James Nitties made a world record-equalling nine birdies in a row during the first day of the ISPS Handa Vic Open, becoming the third player to achieve such a feat - and first to officially do it on the...

  • Brooks Koepka: Garcia was 'acting like a child' at Saudi International

    Wednesday, 6 February 2019

    Brooks Koepka has spoken out against Sergio Garcia for 'acting like a child' during the Saudi International.  Brooks Koepka has spoken out about the incident that got Sergio Garcia disqualified from the Saudi International last Saturday, which marked the first time the European Tour has disqualified a player for 'serious misconduct'. According to reports, Garcia dragged the sole of his golf shoe...

  • ISPS HANDA Vic Open Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Wednesday, 6 February 2019

    ISPS HANDA Vic Open Preview: How to watch on TV in the UK plus European Tour Betting Tips There’s a lot you need to know about the ISPS HANDA Vic Open taking place in Australia this week. For the first time, both the European Tour and women’s LPGA Tour events will take place on the same courses with separate tournaments running concurrently,...

  • AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 5 February 2019

    The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am Preview: Betting Tips and How to watch  The PGA Tour heads to the Monterey Peninsula for the AT&T Pebble Beach Open in Northern California this week, providing a good opportunity for players to get a good look at the course hosting the US Open in a few months time.  Headlining the field is World No.2 Dustin...

  • Sergio won’t face ban after DQ for damaging greens

    Monday, 4 February 2019

    Sergio Garcia is set to avoid further punishment after apologising for causing damage to several greens at the Saudi International which ended in his disqualification. Sergio Garcia made headlines at the weekend when he was disqualified from the inaugural Saudi International for ‘serious misconduct’ after reportedly causing damaging to five greens during his round on Saturday. According to a report in The...

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