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  • Honda Classic: Alex Cejka disqualified for using illegal green reading materials

    Friday, 1 March 2019

    Alex Cejka became the first player to be disqualified for using a green book that does not adhere to the Rules of Golf's new limitations Alex Cjeka was disqualified during the first round of the Honda Classic on Thursday when it came to the attention of the rules officials that he was using an old green book for PGA National that...

  • Betfred named as British Masters title sponsor

    Thursday, 28 February 2019

    The European Tour has announced UK based bookmakers Betfred as the new title sponsor of the British Masters. The agreement, for an initial two years, marks another new chapter for the historic tournament, which has been a popular part of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai for the past four seasons after returning to the schedule in 2015 following a seven...

  • R&A Chief Executive reveals no-deal Brexit concerns over Open at Portrush

    Wednesday, 27 February 2019

    R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers has revealed that Brexit has caused him 'significant concerns' over staging the 147th Open Championship at Royal Portrush  Martin Slumbers has revealed that the implications of a no-deal Brexit have caused him 'significant concerns' about staging the 147th Open Championship at Royal Portrush in July, and that they have 'spent a lot of time looking at...

  • European Tour: Stolen putters located in locker in Australia

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019

    Several of the putters stolen from the locker room at the European Tour's ISPS Handa World Super 6 have been found in a locker in Australia, according to one of the players who had their's taken Connor Syme was one of the six players who had their putters stolen from their locker on Saturday night at the ISPS Handa World Super...

  • Honda Classic Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    The PGA Tour heads to Florida for the Honda Classic this week: Betting Tips, TV Times, What you need to know Justin Thomas bested Luke List in a playoff last year and is looking to become just the second person to defend the Honda Classic in the tournament's 48-year-history as the PGA Tour heads to Florida this week. Thomas, who matched his...

  • Oman Open Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    Oman Open Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times, What you need to know The European Tour heads back to the Middle East this week for the second edition of the Oman Open. Here's how to watch, and who to back.  Defending champion Joost Luiten headlines the field as the European Tour returns to Al Mouj Golf in Muscat for the second edition of...

  • What you missed: DJ's milestone win, an LPGA Tour rules controversy, DeChambeau's outburst and Tiger's impressive shot

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    What you missed: DJ's milestone win, an LPGA Tour rules controversy, DeChambeau's outburst and Tiger's impressive shot Dustin Johnson became just the 38th player to win 20 PGA Tour titles with victory at the WGC Mexico Championship on Sunday, while Martin Trainer earned the spoils at the PGA Tour's other event - the Puerto Rico Open.  In addition to victories there was...

  • Trainer wins maiden title at Puerto Rico Open

    Monday, 25 February 2019

    PGA Tour rookie Martin Trainer fired a final round 67 to win his maiden title at the Puerto Rico Open by three shots Martin Trainer didn't even have a Web.Com Tour card when he came through a play-off in Monday qualifying for the El Bosque Mexico Championship in March last year, but he went on to win - the first of...

  • Dustin Johnson wins WGC Mexico Championship

    Sunday, 24 February 2019

    Dustin Johnson earned his 20th PGA Tour victory and second WGC Mexico Championship title in just three years with a convincing five shot win over Rory McIlroy on Sunday.     There was only ever one man on top in Mexico as Dustin Johnson became the 38th player to reach 20 wins in the history of the PGA TOUR, and continued his...

  • WITB: Dustin Johnson's winning clubs

    Sunday, 24 February 2019

    WITB: The clubs Dustin Johnson used to win the WGC Mexico Championship  Dustin Johnson claimed his sixth WGC Title and 20th PGA Tour victory at Club de Golf Chapultepec by five shots on Sunday in just his third tournament since winning the Saudi International, but what was in his winning bag? One of the big differences in DJ's winning bag from the...

  • McIlroy to miss Irish Open but will maintain European Tour membership

    Thursday, 21 February 2019

    Rory McIlroy is set to miss the Irish Open in order to focus on The 148th Open at Portrush, but confirms he WILL take up European Tour membership Rory McIlroy says that winning The Open Championship at Portrush is more important for him than completing the career Grand Slam at Augusta, stating that it would be 'the biggest achievement of his...

  • Steve Stricker named 2020 USA Ryder Cup Captain

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019

    Steve Stricker has been named as the incoming USA Ryder Cup Captain for the 2020 contest at Whistling Straits - and he's already made a BIG change The USA Ryder Cup Team took to social media to officially unveil Stricker as the 2020 Captain, who called the appointment 'an honour'.  "So honoured to be the 2020 U.S Ryder Cup Captain in my...

  • How do players prepare for the altitude in Mexico?

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019

    From different clubs to a lot of TrackMan sessions and the difficulty of losing your breath, there’s a lot that goes in to handling the altitude in Mexico Club de Golf Chapultepec sits at around 7,800 feet above sea level, and plays host to the third edition of the WGC Mexico Championship this week. The significance of the height of the course...

  • WGC Mexico Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times

    Tuesday, 19 February 2019

    A star-studded field heads to Club de Golf Chapultepec for the first World Golf Championship of 2019 in Mexico City this week  Last year Phil Mickelson became the oldest player to win a WGC event when he triumphed in a play-off againsts Justin Thomas in Mexico, and will be hoping to become just the second player to successfully defend a WGC...

  • PGA Tour allow players to wear shorts in practice and pro am rounds

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    The PGA Tour are now going to allow players wear shorts during practice and pro-am rounds... and the players are VERY happy about it.  In a move that has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the players, the PGA Tour have changed their Appearance guidelines to allow players to wear golf shorts during practice and pro-am rounds, effective immediately. The change, which comes nearly...

  • Six Players have putters stolen at World Super 6 Perth

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    A total of seven putters and several golf balls, hats and gloves were reportedly stolen from players from the locker room at Lake Karrinyup CC. Six players had their putters stolen from the locker room during the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth on Saturday. Having qualified for the matchplay rounds of the World Super 6, Wade Ormsby was the first to...

  • What you missed: Wins, Slow Play, Kuchar's apology, the Korda Slam and Stolen Putters down under

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    What you missed this week: Wins, Slow Play, Kuchar's apology, the Korda Slam and Stolen Putters down under Over in the United States this week J.B. Holmes was at the forefront of slow play criticism amid his first victory since 2015 at the weather affected Genesis Open. Meanwhile, Matt Kuchar relented on his defensive position over the $5000 he paid his Mexican...

  • Ryan Fox earns maiden title at World Super 6

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    Ryan Fox earned his maiden European Tour title at the ISPS World Super 6 Perth on Sunday, defeating Adrian Otaegui 3&2 in the final  Ryan Fox overame Adrian Otaegui in the final at Lake Karringyup in convincing fashion after claiming narrow victories over Jazz Janewattananond, Kristoffer Reitan and Paul Dunne. In doing so, the multiple Challenge Tour winner has become the first...

  • WITB: J.B. Holmes' winning clubs

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    J.B Holmes pipped Justin Thomas to the Genesis Open title on Sunday: Here's his winning bag J.B. Holmes arrived at the Genesis Open ranked 202nd in SG: Putting on the PGA Tour, but turned it around to lead the field in those stats for the week with 111 putts using his Scotty Cameron 009M putter.  It made all the difference, leading him...

  • J.B. Holmes beats Thomas to Genesis Open title

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    J.B. Holmes claimed his first title in four years with a one shot victory over Justin Thomas at the weather affected Genesis Open  J.B. Holmes came out on top of the all-Kentucky final-day battle between himself and Justin Thomas, overturning a four-shot deficit with a one-under 70 to end the tournament at 14-under-par.  The 36-year-old credited his putting in the windy conditions...

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