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  • How To Watch The 147th Open Championship

    Monday, 16 July 2018

    How To Watch The Open Championship: On Sky, BBC   If you want to watch The Open at Carnoustie – there’s still time to get tickets! (Click here). But if you’re going to be following along on TV and Radio, here’s a run-down of all the coverage you can expect. Sky Sports Golf Sky Sports’ dedicated channel ‘Sky Sports The Open’ returns and...

  • Five things you missed this week: Tournament records, a narrow miss for 59 and a 458 yard drive

    Monday, 16 July 2018

    What you missed this week: Brandon Stone narrowly missed out on the European Tour's first 59; Dame Laura Davies dominated in Chicago; Michael Kim set a tournament-record  at the John Deere Classic and Rickie Fowler was hitting a LONG ball at the Scottish Open Brandon Stone claims Scottish Open title, narrowly misses out of first European Tour 59 Around eight feet stood...

  • How to hit GREAT wedges, with DJ and Claude Harmon III

    Written by Duncan Lennard on Thursday, 12 July 2018

    Claude Harmon has no difficulty pinpointing the moment he knew Dustin Johnson’s wedge game had come of age. “It was last August at the Northern Trust, the first event of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Series,” he recalls. “Dustin was fighting his way back after an injury and loss of confidence, while Jordan had just won the Open. The 18th hole is...

  • Henrik Stenson 'hoping to be fit' for The Open

    Monday, 09 July 2018

    Henrik Stenson has withdrawn from the Scottish Open field this week with an elbow injury, but is hopeful he will be able to play at Carnoustie next week Henrik Stenson followed Tommy Fleetwood and Alex Noren in withdrawing from the Scottish Open on Monday, announcing that he was suffering elbow problems.  The 2016 Open champion then took to social media to announce...

  • Scoring records, impressive wins, air-shots and more Mickelson madness: 6 Things you missed this weekend

    Monday, 09 July 2018

    6 Things you missed this weekend: New all-time scoring records, impressive victories, unlikely air-shots and more Mickelson madness Russell Knox claimed victory at the Irish Open, but his apple throwing needs work Russell Knox holed two huge, almost-indentical putts on both the 72nd hole and first play-off hole against Ryan Fox to win his first event in two years at the...

  • The Open: Prize Money breakdown

    Monday, 09 July 2018

    The R&A have announced the prize fund for the 147th Open at Carnoustie. Find out below how much each player will earn at the third major of the year. The R&A have announced that the total prize fund for The Open will be $10,500,000, and the Champion Golfer of the Year will take home $1,890,000. Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A,...

  • Russell Knox claims Irish Open victory with incredible finish

    Monday, 09 July 2018

    Russell Knox rolled in two amazing, near-identical putts on both the 72nd and first play-off hole to claim the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.  Russell Knox rolled in a 40-foot putt on the 72nd hole of Ballyliffin to finish with a six-under 66 to match Ryan Fox at 14-under-par, before holing out from a similar distance and line on the first...

  • A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier: Kevin Na wins second PGA Tour title

    Monday, 09 July 2018

    Kevin Na ended a seven-year drought to win his second PGA Tour title with a convincing five-shot victory at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier on Sunday Kevin Na has agonised through multiple runner-up finishes in the last seven years, but on Sunday he finally broke through for his second PGA Tour victory with a dominant display in West Virginia.  "It's an...

  • USGA rule to disallow Bryson DeChambeau's use of a protractor

    Friday, 06 July 2018

    The USGA have ruled to disallow Byrson DeChambeau's use of a protractor (or drawing compass) to determine hole locations in future tournaments after he was spotted using it at the Travelers Championship It's bad news if you'd ever had the notion to follow in Byrson DeChambeau's footsteps and get out a protractor to help you figure out pin locations.  Unsurprisingly, the PGA...

  • The Open Championship: Betting Tips

    Thursday, 05 July 2018

    Betting Tips for the 2018 Open: Who should you be backing at Carnoustie?  A run down of the bookies favourites and who we think you should be backing this week - PLUS find out who three BBC pundits think have a good chance to lift the Claret Jug on Sunday.  The Open: Betting Tips Dustin Johnson: 12/1 2017 Open result: T54 2007 Open...

  • Dustin Johnson: I'd love to add my name to the Claret Jug

    Thursday, 05 July 2018

    2018 Open Championship: Dustin Johnson talks exclusively to TG about what he enjoys about links golf, why he wants the wind to blow, and how he gets ready for The Open... If you were looking for a current golfer to encapsulate the characteristics of the "all- American kid", Dustin Johnson would be a good fit. Athletic and bursting with machismo. Unwittingly confident...

  • A Military Tribute At The Greenbrier Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    The PGA Tour heads to West Virginia this week for A Military Tribute At The Greenbrier; Here's what you need to know, and who to back.  Xander Schauffele birdied his final hole to win the Greenbrier last year, and heads back to The Old White TPC course to defend his title this week at the newly named event. The field is absent...

  • Irish Open Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    Betting Tips: The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open heads to a new venue this week on the European Tour - here's what you need to know, and who to back.  The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation takes place at Ballyliffin GC in Donegal this week, at a course McIlroy has described as 'one of the toughest...

  • Retief Goosen one of 12 players to secure Open spot in final qualifying

    Wednesday, 04 July 2018

    Retief Goosen was one of 12 players to secure his place in The 147th Open at Carnoustie after progressing through Final Qualifying at one of the four locations on Tuesday. The two-time US Open champion was among 12 qualifiers from a field of 288 players who competed for a place in golf’s original championship at four venues throughout the UK as...

  • From Tiger's new putter to PGA Tour cheating accusations; 9 things you missed on Tour this weekend

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    From two European winners to seven Open Championship qualifiers, the Women's KPMG PGA Championship and accusations of cheating, here's nine things you missed on Tour this week... Francesco Molinari claims Quicken Loans National title by eight shots He might be a five-time European Tour winner, which includes a victory at the 2010 WGC HSBC Champions, but Francesco Molinari finally claimed his first...

  • Alex Noren wins Open de France

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Alex Noren claimed his second Rolex Series win on the European Tour during a dramatic final day at the Open de France. Noren was the first to admit he was an unlikely winner for the latest Rolex Series event. The Swede had started the day seven shots adrift of the leaders, but a four-under 67 ended up being good enough to...

  • WITB: Francesco Molinari

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Find out what clubs Francesco Molinari as he claimed his first PGA Tour victory at the Quicken Loans National Driver: TaylorMade M4 (8.5 degrees), with Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 60X shaft Fairway Woods:   TaylorMade M3 (13 degrees), M4 (18 degrees), with Aldila Xtorsion Green 70X shafts Irons: TaylorMade P790 (4), P750 (5-PW), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts Wedges:...

  • Francesco Molinari gains first PGA Tour win at Quicken Loans National

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Francesco Molinari became the first Italian player to win a PGA Tour event since 1947 as he cruised to an eight shot victory at the Quicken Loans National on Sunday.  His first PGA Tour victory comes in just his third event since winning the European Tour's flagship tournament - the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth - and he did it in...

  • Matt Wallace wins second European Tour title at BMW International Open

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Matt Wallace claimed his second European Tour title at the BMW International Open, holding off a final-round charge from Thorbjørn Olesen. Wallace began the day just two shots off the lead at Golf Club Gut Laerchenhof but found himself chasing the clubhouse target of nine-under-par for the majority of his round after Olesen fired a record breaking 61 on the final...

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