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  • Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods picks himself as one of four wildcards

    Friday, 8 November 2019

    U.S. Presidents Cup Captain Tiger Woods names himself as one of four wildcard picks Tiger Woods will become the second playing captain in Presidents Cup history at Royal Melbourne next month after choosing himself as one of four wildcard picks for the United States team. Woods, who claimed last month's ZOZO Championship, also named Tony Finau, Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed as...

  • Presidents Cup: Els 'threw age out of the equation' with wildcard picks

    Thursday, 7 November 2019

    Ernie Els 'threw age out of the equation' by adding two more rookies to his Presidents Cup side with wildcard picks Ernie Els named Jason Day, Adam Hadwin and rookies Sungjae Im and Joaquin Niemann as his four wildcard picks for this year's Presidents Cup - taking the tally of rookies on the International team up to six (out of 12...

  • Turkish Airlines Open preview – TV times and betting tips

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    Work out who to back – and when to watch them – at the Turkish Airlines Open The European Tour is at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Turkey this week for the Turkish Airlines Open. It's an event that could be renamed "The Justin Rose Open". The Englishman won it in 2017 and 2018 and returns this year hoping to make it...

  • Who will the captains pick for the Presidents Cup?

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    United States team captain Tiger Woods and International Team captain Ernie Els will make their picks later this week. 2019 Presidents Cup captains Ernie Els and Tiger Woods have a big week ahead of them.  With the match set to begin in Australia in just over a month's time, both will make their captain's picks this week. And, for the first time...

  • What you missed: McIlroy wins again, Todd’s unlikely comeback, Mickelson's record ends, and Bernhard Langer’s bunker nightmare

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday, 4 November 2019

    What you may have missed from the last week in golf: – Rory McIlroy bags another 2019 victory – Why Brendon Todd's Bermuda Championship win was a victory for us all – Phil Mickelson has finally slipped out of the top-50 in the world rankings – How Bernhard Langer's bunker problems handed Colin Montgomerie victory in the most unlikely way possible Why Rory McIlroy just can't...

  • McIlroy defeats Schauffele in playoff for WGC HSBC Champions title

    Monday, 4 November 2019

    Rory McIlroy earned his fourth victory of 2019 at the WGC HSBC Champions with a birdie on the first playoff hole against Xander Schauffele. Rory McIlroy continued his winning form from last year's PGA Tour season at Sheshan International on Sunday with victory on the first playoff hole against Xander Schauffele. Schauffele had tied the defending FedEx Cup Champion on 19-under-par with...

  • WITB: Rory McIlroy's winning clubs

    Monday, 4 November 2019

    WITB: The clubs Rory McIlroy used to win the WGC HSBC Champions DRIVER: TaylorMade M5 (9 degrees set at 8.25 degrees), Mitsubishi Kuro Kage XTS 70TX (45 inches, tipped 2 inches) shaft FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade M6 (15 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 70 TX shaft; TaylorMade M5 (19 degrees), Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 90X shaft IRONS: TaylorMade P750 (4), P730 (5-9),...

  • Are these golf's most unbreakable records?

    Friday, 1 November 2019

    After Rory McIlroy admitted he'll never reach Tiger Woods' 82 PGA Tour wins, we decided to look at five other golf records that might just be unbreakable  Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead's record when he claimed the 82nd PGA Tour title of his career at last week's ZOZO Championship, and it's a record we're unlikely ever to see matched again. Woods is...

  • WGC HSBC Champions: TV Times, Betting Tips

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Find out how to watch and who to back at this week's WGC HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The WGC HSBC Champions marks the final stop in this season's Asian swing, having already had PGA Tour events in both South Korea and Japan.   Last year, Xander Schauffele triumphed in a playoff against Tony Finau to earn his first WGC title. He returns this...

  • What you missed: Tiger's new PGA Tour record, Brown's maiden title, and Koepka remains sidelined

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    What you missed: From Tiger Woods' 82nd PGA Tour win and Steven Brown's impressive Portugal Masters victory to Brooks Koepka's injury woes, Josh Hill's record breaking win and Bio Kim's suspension reduced from three years to one. Tiger Woods added to his numerous accolades by capturing the one total he's been targetting for a long time: His 82nd PGA Tour victory.  Woods...

  • Prize Money Breakdown: ZOZO Championship

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Find out how much money each golfer earned at the inaugural ZOZO Championship as Tiger Woods made history with the 82nd PGA Tour win of his career Tiger Woods not only tied Sam Snead's record with his three shot victory over Hideki Matsuyama, but substantially increased his career earnings in Japan. He remains the only golfer to surpass the mark of more...

  • WITB: Tiger Woods' winning clubs

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Find out what clubs Tiger Woods used to win the ZOZO Championship DRIVER: TaylorMade M5 (9 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 60 TX shaft FAIRWAY WOODS: TaylorMade M5 (13 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70 TX shaft  M3 2017 (19 degrees), Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70 TX shaft IRONS: TaylorMade P-7TW (3-PW), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts WEDGES: TaylorMade Milled...

  • Tiger Woods ties Sam Snead's record with 82nd PGA Tour win at ZOZO Championship

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA Tour wins with a three-stroke victory at the inagural ZOZO Championship in Japan Just over two months after having a fifth knee surgery, Tiger Woods played his way back in to the winner's circle, and the history books, in a big way at the ZOZO Championship - the first PGA Tour event...

  • Steven Brown claims maiden title at Portugal Masters

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    Steven Brown claimed his maiden European Tour victory during a dramatic finale at the Portugal Masters Steven Brown earned his first European Tour title with a bogey free 66 on Sunday at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course, finishing one shot clear of Brandon Stone and Justin Walters on 17-under-par.  Brown, who headed in to the week ranked 150th in the Race to...

  • Bio Kim's suspension reduced from three years to one by Korean Tour

    Thursday, 24 October 2019

    Bio Kim's three year suspension on Korean Tour for obscene gesture reduced to one year A disciplinary committee of the Korea Professional Golfers' Association have reduced Bio Kim's three year suspension from the Tour to one year,  according to a report by the Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo. Kim, who played on the PGA Tour in 2011, was originally handed a three...

  • Portugal Masters: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 21 October 2019

    Betting Tips and TV Times as the European Tour heads to Vilamoura for the Portugal Masters The European Tour heads to Vilamoura for the 13th edition of the Portugal Masters this week, and there's a lot at stake for plenty of players in the field. With just four events left on the European Tour schedule before the season ending DP World Tour...

  • ZOZO Championship: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 21 October 2019

    Betting Tips and how to watch the inaugural ZOZO Championship this week in Japan The PGA Tour heads to Chiba, Japan this week for the second event of the Asia Swing, marking a big moment as the ZOZO Championship becomes the first ever tournament sanctioned by the PGA Tour in Japan. MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins on Monday marked the introduction...

  • McIlroy on rivalry comments: 'What Brooks said wasn’t wrong'

    Monday, 21 October 2019

    Rory McIlroy said Brooks 'wasn't wrong' about the dismissive comments Koepka made last week about a rivalry between the pair Rory McIlroy took time out mid-round during the MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins to address the dismissive comments World No.1 Brooks Koepka made last week about a rivalry between the two players. Prior to his injury and withdrawl at last week's...

  • Jason Day wins The Challenge: Japan Skins

    Monday, 21 October 2019

    MGM Resorts The Challenge Japan Skins: Jason Day defeats Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama to win by three skins and $150,000 with final hole birdie The Skins game returned on Sunday in Japan as Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Mastuyama battled it out over 18 holes for a total prize money of $350,000 ahead of this...

  • What you missed: Wins, records, a drugs ban, rules issues & Koepka's injury

    Sunday, 20 October 2019

    From victories and a new PGA Tour scoring record to a drug suspension and Brooks Koepka's injury, here's what you might have missed over the past week While most people in the UK were sleeping on Monday morning, the Skins game returned in Japan and came down to the final hole as Jason Day defeated Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Hideki...

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