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  • Tour Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    The winner of the Tour Championship will be crowned FedEx Cup Champion this week: Here's who to back, and how to watch The final event of the PGA Tour season ends with the Tour Championship at East Lake, where the top 30 players in the standings compete to be crowned FedEx Cup Champion.  This year marks a big change in the format,...

  • European Tour announces four point plan to tackle slow play

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    The European Tour has announced a four-point plan to tackle slow play that includes shot penalties for two bad times in a row and increased fines for repeat offenders The European Tour has announced a four-point plan aimed at tackling the issue of slow play in professional golf, set to be implemented at the start of the 2020 season.  Focusing on the...

  • The Tour Championship: How Scoring Works

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    This year marks the first introducing of 'starting strokes' for the Tour Championship at East Lake, but how does it work?  There will be a marked difference at the end of this year's FedEx Cup when whoever wins the Tour Championship is crowned the FedEx Cup Champion.  The Tour Championship will still count as an official PGA Tour victory - and with...

  • Scott Blasts PGA Tour Course Set-Up: "Long means nothing to us"

    Written by Camilla Tiat on Monday, 19 August 2019

    The PGA Tour field made easy work of Medinah at the BMW Championship, but is it a bigger indicator that golf’s elite need a different challenge? Adam Scott is calling on the PGA Tour to 'build smarter golf courses' instead of relying on adding length after more than 92% of the field at the BMW Championship finished under-par around Medinah CC. The...

  • Presidents Cup Top 8 confirmed for each side

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    Following the BMW Championship, the top eight players for both the International and United States Presidents Cup teams have been confirmed.  The Presidents Cup doesn't take place until December, but the BMW Championship marked the end of the automatic qualifying spot for the top eight places.  World No.1 Brooks Koepka leads the United States Presidents Cup team standings with current FedEx Cup...

  • Justin Thomas moves in to FedEx Cup lead with win at BMW Championship

    Sunday, 18 August 2019

    Justin Thomas will head to East Lake in the top spot in the FedEx Cup after claiming his 10th PGA Tour win at the BMW Championship Justin Thomas, who put on a phenomenal display during his course record 61 at Medinah on Saturday, eased to a convincing three shot victory over Patrick Cantlay with a final round four-under 68.  With so much...

  • FedEx Cup: Who's in and who's out of the Tour Championship?

    Sunday, 18 August 2019

    Tour Championship: Who's in and Who's Out Justin Thomas ensured the top spot in the FedEx Cup rankings with a convincing victory at Medinah, but there was more than just a trophy on the line for plenty of players at the BMW Championship. 69 players started the week all hoping to either play their way in to the top 30 in the...

  • Pieters earns fourth Tour title at Czech Masters

    Sunday, 18 August 2019

    Thomas Pieters ended a three-year winless drought with a one stroke victory at the D+D Real Czech Masters Thomas Pieters ended a three year wait for a fourth European Tour title as he claimed a one shot victory at the D+D Real Czech Masters.  Pieters, who secured his maiden win at this same venue in 2015, became the first man to win...

  • BMW Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 13 August 2019

    The BMW Championship heads to Chigaco this week for the second event of the FedEx Playoffs: Here's how to watch, and who to back Medinah is the host this week, the course infamous for Europe’s Ryder Cup ‘Miracle at Medinah’ triumph. Of that victorious team, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter are all competing this week, and are sure to...

  • D+D Real Czech Masters: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 13 August 2019

    D+D Real Czech Masters: How to watch and who to back this week The European Tour returns to its regular scheduling after a month off this week with the sixth edition of the D+D Real Czech Masters.  Last year, Andrea Pavan claimed his maiden European Tour title after a five-under 67 at Albatross Golf Resort to defeat fellow 54-hole leader Padraig Harrington...

  • Bryson: 'I will do my very best to improve my pace'

    Tuesday, 13 August 2019

    Bryson DeChambeau took to social media to vow that he would do his best to improve his pace of play Bryson DeChambeau took to social media on Monday after slow play became the biggest talking point of The Northern Trust, and promised to do his 'best to improve' his pace of play.  It comes after the PGA Tour announced they are reviewing...

  • Catriona Matthew announces four European Wildcard picks

    Monday, 12 August 2019

    European Solheim Cup Captain Catriona Matthew has named Celine Boutier, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Bronte Law and Suzann Pettersen as her four wildcard picks for the contest against the USA in September A day after the first eight golfers qualified for their spots in Europe's Solheim Cup squad, Captain Catriona Matthew has announced her four wildcard picks during a press conference at...

  • Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau clear the air over slow play

    Monday, 12 August 2019

    Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka met face-to-face to discuss the issue of slow play on Sunday at Liberty National  Brooks Koepka has become something of a spokesperson for the players over the issues of slow play, and Bryson DeChambeau made it clear he felt singled out after he was widely criticised at The Northern Trust. A video was shared on social media...

  • Jason Day splits with caddie Steve Williams after MC

    Monday, 12 August 2019

    Jason Day has parted ways with caddie Steve Williams after his missed cut at The Northern Trust in New Jersey, citing 'a disconnect' According to a report from the AAP, Jason Day and Steve Williams have ended their partnership after just six events together, citing a disconnect in their approach. “Parting with Steve was a mutual decision and not an easy one...

  • The Northern Trust: Prize Money Breakdown

    Monday, 12 August 2019

    Prize Money Breakdown: Find out how much each player made at the The Northern Trust - the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs Patrick Reed claimed his seventh PGA Tour title at Liberty National on Sunday at the first playoff event of the season - which boasts a bigger purse and more FedEx Cup points than a regular Tour event. Here,...

  • Patrick Reed moves to No.2 in FedEx Cup with win at The Northern Trust

    Sunday, 11 August 2019

    Patrick Reed has vaulted to number two in the FedEx Cup standings after claiming his seventh PGA Tour title at The Northern Trust Reed ended a 16-month winless drought with a final round two-under 69 to best Abraham Ancer by one-shot during a thrilling final day battle at Liberty National GC. His victory, which saw him convert a three-foot par putt at...

  • WITB: Patrick Reed's winning clubs from The Northern Trust

    Sunday, 11 August 2019

    Find out what clubs Patrick Reed used to win The Northern Trust at Liberty National  Driver: Ping G400 (9 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue Silver 70TX Fairway Wood: TaylorMade M6 Shaft: Aldila Rogue Silver 80TX Driving Iron: Titleist U-500 (3 iron) Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 AMT Irons: Callaway X Forged 2013 (4 iron), Callaway Razr MB (5-PW) Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold X100...

  • Anne van Dam earns Solheim spot as Europe's top eight automatic qualifiers confirmed

    Sunday, 11 August 2019

    Anne Van Dam sealed her spot as the sole rookie qualifier in Europe's Solheim Cup Squad this September with a top 10 at the Women's Scottish Open on Sunday.  Catriona Matthew's Solheim Cup squad is nearing completion after the eight automatic qualifiers for Europe's team to face the United States at Gleneagles were confirmed at the end of the AIS Women's...

  • PGA Tour in process of reviewing pace of play after DeChambeau controversy

    Sunday, 11 August 2019

    Citing 'recent incidents', the PGA Tour have announced that they are looking in to their pace of play policies, and could use ShotLink technology to help The PGA Tour announced in a release that they are in the process of taking 'a deeper look at it's policy on the issue' of slow play. It follows the heavy criticism Bryson DeChambeau received for...

  • Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy want more players penalised over slow play

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 8 August 2019

    Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy have been speaking out against slow play, calling for penalties and proper implementation of the 40 second rule Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka spoke out against slow play again on Wednesday as they both called for stroke penalties to be handed out more frequently when players break the 40 second limit. The topic of slow was broached...

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