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  • WGC Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Betting Tips & How To Watch

    Tuesday, 31 July 2018

    The WGC Bridgestone Invitational returns to Firestone Country Club for the final time, as all 50 of the World’s best players are set to tee up in Akron, Ohio.  That number includes Tiger Woods, who finished T6 at The Open to secure his spot in the field as he makes his final return to a place where he holds a lot...

  • 9 Things you missed on Tour this week: DJ matches Tiger record, a win after 258 attempts, golf's unluckiest shot and a new female World No.1

    Monday, 30 July 2018

    From a new World No.1 in the female game to golf's unluckiest shot, golf's farewell to Bruce Lietzke and McEvoy's first win after 285 attempts, here's 9 things you missed this week.  Dustin Johnson wins 3rd title of the year; first person since since Tiger to achieve the feat in three consecutive years Dustin Johnson bounced back from his first missed cut...

  • Dustin Johnson wins third title of 2018 at RBC Canadian Open

    Monday, 30 July 2018

    Dustin Johnson eased to his third victory of the year and 19th PGA Tour title at the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday.  The World No.1 bounced back from his first missed cut of the year at The Open last week with a three-shot victory at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario - his 19th win on the PGA Tour. Johnson, who posted a...

  • Richard McEvoy wins maiden European Title at 285th attempt

    Sunday, 29 July 2018

    285th time lucky: Richard McEvoy birdies final hole to win his first European Tour title at the Porsche European Open - just a week after claiming his third win on the Challenge Tour. Richard McEvoy couldn't have been a more popular winner on Sunday. The 39-year-old finally lifted his first European Tour trophy on his 285th attempt, and he did it...

  • Unluckiest golf shot of the year? Mark James hits seagull, then goes OB

    Friday, 27 July 2018

    Is this the unluckiest golf shot of the year?  During the first round of the Senior Open at St Andrews, Mark James played his tee shot from the 17th tee on the Old Course - only to hit a seagull mid-flight.  It was bad news for both the gull and James, whose ball then deflected off the bird and out of bounds...

  • Eleven Sports set to broadcast PGA Championship for free in the UK and Ireland

    Monday, 23 July 2018

    Eleven Sports is set to broadcast the 2018 PGA Championship for free across multiple online platforms, taking the major away from TV and replacing regular commentators with a host of different faces. Eleven Sports is set to show all four rounds of the PGA Championship via an online platform, using the final major of the year as their official launch event...

  • Brothers in arms: The Molinari story

    Written by Jock Howard on Monday, 23 July 2018

    Paolo and Micaela Molinari have raised not one but two Ryder Cup players, as well as multiple Tour winners and, now, an Open Champion. We were welcomed into the home of Francesco and Edoardo to find out about their upbringing and discover that though they are brothers, the two Italians couldn’t be more different as characters. We are looking at some old...

  • Open Prize Money: Find out how much each player earned

    Monday, 23 July 2018

    Francesco Molinari won his first major title at The Open on Sunday to take home the winning prize of $1,890,000. But how much did everyone else win? Below, find a full breakdown of the prize money earned by each player at the 147th Open Championship Win: Francesco Molinari, -8, $1,890,000 T-2: Justin Rose, -6, $694,250 T-2: Rory McIlroy, -6, $694,250 T-2: Xander...

  • The 147th Open Championship: In Numbers

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    The 147th Open in numbers: Some of the key stats and facts throughout the week  0: Number of bogeys made across the weekend by Molinari at Carnoustie. His last came on the 17th in round two. 0: Practice rounds played at Carnoustie by Eddie Pepperell ahead of his T6 finish. 1: The number of Italian’s to win The Open after Francesco Molinari claimed the...

  • The Open: 10 things you missed during the final round

    Written by Michael Catling on Sunday, 22 July 2018

    From Molinari's retirement plan and airline booking to Pepperell's prep and Rickie's tache, here are some of the best (and more unusual) talking points from before and during the final round of The Open. Molinari’s final call Winning brings fame and fortune, but it can’t get you a refund from easyJet. While Francesco Molinari was busy smartening up for the champions...

  • The Open: How players reacted to Molinari's win

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Find out how players reacted on social media to Francesco Molinari's victory at the 147th Open Championship Francesco Molinari went bogey-free all weekend at Carnoustie to claim the Open Championship - which was his first major title and his third victory in last six starts.  His brother Edoardo was one of the many players on social media to send out their congratulations...

  • What Francesco Molinari said after winning The Open

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Francesco Molinari claimed his first major title in historic fashion, becoming the first Italian player to claim The Open Championship with a bogey-free final round: Here's what he said after his win...  On how he feels after claiming the Claret Jug  Just disbelief, to be honest. It's amazing to stand here with the Claret Jug. I knew I was coming in with...

  • Tiger Woods: I did everything the way I thought I needed to do to win

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Tiger Woods briefly held the outright lead during the final round but ultimately came up three shots short of winning his 15th major title at Carnoustie on Sunday. Less than a year ago it seemed completely unfathomable that Tiger Woods might play in The Open again, let alone hold the lead during the back-nine of a major and have a chance...

  • Open Champion Francesco Molinari: WITB

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Find out what clubs Francesco Molinari used to claim the 147th Open Championship Francesco Molinari is a major champion, producing the only bogey-free final-round to claim the Claret Jug by two shots.  These are the clubs he used to become the Champion golfer of the year.  Driver: TaylorMade M4 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei White 60X 3 Wood: TaylorMade M3 (13 degrees) Shaft: Aldila XTorsion Green...

  • Francesco Molinari wins 147th Open Champion at Carnoustie

    Sunday, 22 July 2018

    Francesco Molinari has become the Champion Golfer of the Year, winning the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie by two shots  Francesco Molinari broke free of a packed leaderboard on Sunday to claim the Claret Jug, posting the only bogey-free round of the final day at Carnoustie to claim his much deserved first major title. He was a worthy winner, becoming the first...

  • Will history be set at Carnoustie on Sunday?

    Saturday, 21 July 2018

    Could history be broken at Carnoustie tomorrow? 6 records which could be set on Sunday Several records stand to be set at the 147th Open at Carnoustie on Sunday thanks to low scores during the third round which gave way to a packed leaderboard ahead of the final day.  Defending champion Jordan Spieth made the second biggest move of the day with...

  • The Open: 4th Round Tee Times

    Saturday, 21 July 2018

    Fouth Round Tee Times for The Open; Jordan Spieth and Xander Schauffele in final group as trio share 54-hole lead 8.00am: Beau Hossler 8.10am: Rafa Cabrera Bello, Kiradech Aphibarnrat 8.20am: Si Woo Kim, Bryson DeChambeau 8.30am: Keegan Bradley, Luke List 8.40am: Brendan Steele, Cameron Smith 8.50am: Paul Dunne, Tyrrell Hatton 9.00am: Brooks Koepka, Cameron Davis, 9.10am: Kevin Na, Brett Rumford, 9.20am: Paul Casey, Henrik Stenson 9.30am: Ryan Fox, Gavin Green 9.45am:...

  • WATCH: Jordan Spieth drives first green, makes eagle

    Saturday, 21 July 2018

    Jordan Spieth got off to the best start possible during the third round of the Open at Carnoustie, driving the 1st green and making the putt for eagle The defending champion posted a six-under 65 during Saturday's play to book his spot in the final group on Sunday at The Open for the second year running. Spieth, who holds a share of...

  • Spieth, Kisner and Schauffele share 54-hole lead; McIlroy, Tiger among players chasing

    Saturday, 21 July 2018

    Jordan Spieth, Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele share the 54-hole lead as benign conditions yielded low scores during the third round at Carnoustie Plenty of low scores and calm conditions for much of third round made for a packed leaderboard come the end of play on Saturday, with 12 players within four shots of the lead. Defending Champion Jordan Spieth made the...

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