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  • Ryder Cup Recap: Europe complete first ever foursomes whitewash

    Friday, 28 September 2018

    The European team completed the first ever foursomes whitewash at the Ryder Cup on Friday afternoon, taking the overall lead of 5-3 at the end of the first day Team Europe ended the morning fourball session 3-1 down, but as the wind picked up on Friday afternoon they took advantage of their course experience to complete a 4-0 victory in foursomes...

  • Ryder Cup Recap: USA Dominate Friday Fourballs 3-1

    Friday, 28 September 2018

    FRIDAY FOURBALLS: USA 3: EUROPE 1 MATCH 1: USA WIN Brooks Koepka & Tony Finau defeated Justin Rose & Jon Rahm 1UP Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau claimed an unlikely win over Justin Rose and Jon Rahm in the opening match of the Ryder Cup.  Rose and Rahm took control early in their match and despite a Finau eagle they held the lead for...

  • Thomas Bjorn explains Friday morning fourball choices

    Thursday, 27 September 2018

    Thomas Bjorn opted to play four of his five rookies in the Friday morning fourballs, resting Ryder Cup stalwarts Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia, along with 2018 Le Golf National champion Alex Noren. Thomas Bjorn decided not to play three of his four wildcard picks during the first session on Friday, opting instead to put out a rookie in...

  • Ryder Cup Friday Fourball Matches: How do the teams compare?

    Thursday, 27 September 2018

    The first four matches have been announced for the Ryder Cup. Here's a closer look at how each team matches up ➤ How to watch the Ryder Cup 7.10am MATCH 1: Justin Rose/ Jon Rahm vs Brooks Koepka/ Tony Finau Europe: Justin Rose is the most experienced player in this match up, having appeared in four Ryder Cups and winning 12 points in his career. He'll...

  • USA vs Europe: How do the teams match up?

    Thursday, 27 September 2018

    How do the two Ryder Cup sides match up?  European Ryder Cup wildcard Paul Casey admitted during his press conference that Europe are wary of their opponents.  “We’re playing against a brilliant U.S. team and we have massive respect for them,” Casey said. “You know, on paper, they are better than us on paper.” And he's not wrong. With more winners this year,...

  • Ryder Cup: What players are saying about the course set-up

    Wednesday, 26 September 2018

    "I don't think you'll go anywhere else where you'll see as many fist-pump pars": Players from both teams give their verdict on Le Golf National  Justin Rose: "This week, you're going to see a lot of holes won with par" It's a very fair setup and it's a very challenging setup. Especially with the wind direction that we played yesterday, there's...

  • Justin Rose claims FedEx Cup title as Woods wins Tour Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 24 September 2018

    Justin Rose birdied the final hole on Sunday to win the season-long FedEx Cup title as Tiger Woods ended a five year drought for victory at the Tour Championship Justin Rose became the deserved champion of the FedEx Cup on Sunday at East Lake, finishing in a tie for 4th and capping off an impressive season that recently saw him become...

  • 'The Greatest comeback of all time': Reactions to Tiger's victory

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 24 September 2018

    Was Tiger Woods' victory at East Lake the greatest sporting comeback of all time?  Tiger Woods is already widely regarded as the GOAT, but what about his comeback? Less than a year ago it was doubtful whether Woods would ever tee up in a professional setting ever again, let alone be able to play golf at all.  Yet having...

  • PGA Tour Win No. 80: Tiger Woods claims first title in 5 years at Tour Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 23 September 2018

    Tiger Woods completed his comeback season with a sensational victory at the Tour Championship to claim his 80th PGA Tour title He's back.  Tiger Woods ended his return season on a high, posting a final round 71 to win his first tournament in five years at East Lake and finish second in the FedEx Cup to Justin Rose. And the win was a...

  • What Tiger Woods said after winning the Tour Championship

    Sunday, 23 September 2018

    PGA Tour win No. 80: Find out what Tiger Woods said after ending his sensational comeback season with victory at the Tour Championship About what the win means to him/ where it ranks... It means a lot. It really does. You know, the people who are close to me saw the struggles and what I was going through, and some of the...

  • WITB: Tiger Woods

    Sunday, 23 September 2018

    Find out what clubs Tiger Woods used to win the Tour Championship Less than a year ago, noone was sure if Tiger Woods would ever play golf on the PGA Tour ever again. But after a return filled with top 10s and near wins, he finally closed out his 80th PGA Tour victory during the season finale at East Lake.  Woods went...

  • Tiger Woods secures Tour Championship

    Written by Kevin Brown on Sunday, 23 September 2018

    The Tiger is back.... Tiger Woods completed one of the greatest comebacks in golf and sporting history by capturing the end-of-season Tour Championship amidst unbelieveable scenes at East Lake, Atlanta, tonight. Eighteen months ago the 14-times major winner's future was in serious doubt as he underwent critical back surgery and slumped to 1119th in the world rankings. But somehow Woods fought back from...

  • Oli Fisher shoots first ever 59 on European Tour

    Written by Kevin Brown on Friday, 21 September 2018

    Oli Fisher earned a place in the golfing history books today when he became the first-ever European Tour player to break the 60 barrier. Fisher, who turned 30 last week, handed himself a belated birthday present with a record-breaking score of 59 in the second round of the Portugal Masters. It was the performance and round of a lifetime by Fisher who...

  • RYDER CUP: 16 things Europe must do to win it, by Paul McGinley

    Written by Michael Catling on Friday, 21 September 2018

    Paul McGinley is one of Europe’s most successful Ryder Cup captains ever, a man who brought a new way of doing things to Gleneagles in 2014. He brought an inspirational and analytical approach to the captainy, leaving nothing to chance. Every detail was worked out in advance; pairings, course set-up, motivational messages in the team room, running orders for each session,...

  • RYDER CUP: Paris National hole-by-hole, by Alex Levy

    Written by French European Tour winner Alex Levy on Friday, 21 September 2018

    If you wanted someone to give you the lowdown on the 18 holes the 24 players playing in the 2018 Ryder Cup will face, Alex Levy would be somewhere near the top of the list. The world’s top-ranked Frenchman has played in his home Open at Golf National every year since 2011 and has made the cut in the last six,...

  • Big changes to FedEx Cup explained: New Tour Championship Scoring & $10million Wyndham Rewards Top 10 programme

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    FedEx Cup Changes: A new Tour Championship scoring system, an increase in prize money and a new regular season programme named the 'Wyndham Rewards Top 10' PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan has unveiled big changes for next year's FedEx Cup. It includes an increased focus on the regular season with the “Wyndham Rewards Top 10” (sponsored by Wyndham Rewards) and a new simplified...

  • Tour Championship Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    Tour Championship Preview: Who to back and how to watch the FedEx Cup Finale East Lake plays host to the final stop of the PGA Tour season for the Tour Championship this week, with the top 30 players in the FedEx Cup standings all competing for the season-long prize. Last year Xander Schauffele became the first person since Phil Mickelson to win...

  • Ryder Cup: Tee Times, Pairings, How To Watch

    Monday, 17 September 2018

    Ryder Cup: When are the Ryder Cup Pairings and tee times? And how can I watch? The Ryder Cup takes place at Le Golf National from Friday 28th - Sunday 30th September, but when does it all kick off?  There are other events on the days leading up to the main event, including a Celebrity Ryder Cup match, Junior Ryder Cup GolfSixes...

  • 10 Things you missed: Stanford wins dramatic Evian Championship, Bae regains Tour card & Fujikawa becomes first male player to come out as gay

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 17 September 2018

    10 things you missed: Angela Stanford snatches maiden major victory; Sang-moon Bae regains PGA Tour card; Wu edges out Wood for 3rd Tour win; Fujikawa becomes first male player to come out as gay; World Cup of Golf players announced; Kaymer and long-term caddie split; R&A confirm new 2019 rules of golf; DJ issues statement over Paulina rumours; Rose becomes...

  • Angela Stanford claims maiden major at Evian Championship

    Written by Camilla Tait on Monday, 17 September 2018

    Angela Stanford snatched major victory during a dramatic Evian Championship which saw overnight leader Amy Olson double bogey the last to lose by a single shot Stanford, who had started the day five shots behind Olson, carded a final round three-under 68 to finish one shot clear of fellow American's Olson, Austin Ernst, Mo Martin and South Korea's Sei Young Kim.  For...

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