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PGA tour player comes out as gay

PGA tour player comes out as gay

Sep 13th, 2018

Tadd Fujikawa has come out as gay in a post on his Instagram account. Hawaii-born Fujikawa (27) who is a Japanese-American golfer 27 made the announcement on World Suicide Prevention Day.

European Ryder Cup players wind up Thomas Bjorn

European Ryder Cup players wind up Thomas Bjorn

Sep 10th, 2018

European Ryder Cup players Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood took themselves for a drive at the washed out BMW Championship, and put a call into their Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn…..

Cops find $40,000 worth of marijuana in golf bag

Cops find $40,000 worth of marijuana in golf bag

Aug 2nd, 2018

So you're a U.S. Border Patrol agent wandering along the Rio Grande on the Texas border minding your own business when you find an abandoned golf bag just lying there. What's in it? You think. Probably some old golf balls and a manky banana. Think again...

Successful 2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

Successful 2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

Jul 25th, 2018

Global golf icons, major championship winners, stars of the modern game and some of the sport's hottest young talents have joined Gary Player at Wentworth to raise almost $105,000 for good causes during the London leg of his world-leading Invitational Series. 

Justin Rose takes clubhouse lead at Fort Worth Invitational

Justin Rose takes clubhouse lead at Fort Worth Invitational

May 25th, 2018

We may be missing Justin Rose at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, and we know Justin really wanted to be there, but he's not letting any home sickmess get in his way, as he's the clubhouse leader at the Fort Worth Invitational.

Wentworth reveals £13 million clubhouse

Wentworth reveals £13 million clubhouse

May 23rd, 2018

The iconic Wentworth Club has opened the doors to its new luxury Clubhouse, the result of a significant £13m investment by the Club’s owners, Reignwood Group, over the past 12 months.

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2018 Better Player Irons

Golf equipment – 7 Of The Best 2018 Better Player Irons

May 18th, 2018

We've been looking back at some of the read stories from 2017, and there was a lot of interest from our readers on this feature on the best better player irons of 2017. Here it is for you to enjoy again. Check out the best better player irons for 2018. Small irons have got forgiving...

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by 4 shots

May 14th, 2018

Webb Simpson got the job done today at the Players with an unflapperable one over round of 73 to beat Jason Dufner, Charl Schwartzel, Xander Schauffele and Jimmy Walker by four shots. But Tiger Woods had a proper crack at it, before faltering on his back nine, whilst Brooks Koepka equalled the course record, on a fascinating final day.

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

Top 10 Putts - The Players Championship

May 9th, 2018

It's the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass - check out these Top 10 Putts on the infamous 17th hole with shots from Tiger, Bubba and more.    

P is for Players

P is for Players

May 9th, 2018

It's almost time for the Players Championship, and here's Rickie Fowler taking the P is for Players Challenge. See how Rickie gets on......

adidas Golf Announces Player Apparel for Year’s First Major

adidas Golf Announces Player Apparel for Year’s First Major

Apr 3rd, 2018

 adidas Golf has announced the polos to be worn by the world’s top players – defending champion Sergio Garcia, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and world No. 3 Jon Rahm – who will be making their way around the course in Augusta next week in search of a win at the year’s first major. 

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Players to watch on the 2018 Staysure Tour

Feb 19th, 2018

Following the introduction of several new players, a new title sponsor in Staysure and brand-new tournaments around the globe, the European Senior Tour is on the rise, with the Farmfoods European Senior Masters one of the newest events on the map.

Wentworth greenkeeping team receives BIGGA Award

Wentworth greenkeeping team receives BIGGA Award

Jan 27th, 2018

The greenkeeping team at Wentworth Golf Club in Virginia Water has been recognised for its incredible performance in preparing the course for the BMW PGA Championship 2017 with the BIGGA Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year Award sponsored by Rigby Taylor.

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Louis Oosthuizen to tackle Liverpool players in FootGolf

Nov 22nd, 2017

Louis Oosthuizen may have one of the best swings in golf, but at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at the end of this month his football skills will also be tested when he and three fellow professionals take on four former legends of Liverpool Football Club in a game of FootGolf.

Wind blown leaf  frustrates Web.com Tour player

Wind blown leaf frustrates Web.com Tour player

Sep 25th, 2017

We all know golf is hard. But when the golfing gods are not on your side, then it just gets a whole lot harder. Here's a Web.com Tour player trying to make his PGA Tour card, when a leaf gets blown into his ball, sending it way off course. 

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

4 players confirmed for Hero Challenge

Sep 12th, 2017

Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bernd Wiesberger and Danny Willett will join Lee Westwood under the lights when the Hero Challenge returns to the British Masters later this month.

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

The Top 9 Walker Cup players

Sep 9th, 2017

It is Walker Cup time again, as the United States take on GB&I at the Los Angeles Country Club. Here are our favourite Top 8 Walker Cup players who went on to tour success, and one who did not.

LPGA player to donate winnings

LPGA player to donate winnings

Sep 2nd, 2017

Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.

Acushnet take the fight back to Costco

Acushnet take the fight back to Costco

Aug 16th, 2017

Golf ball wars are back, as Acushnet have fired off a 284–page countersuit against Costco’s lawsuit against them which was originally filled five months ago.

Wentworth wins sustainability certification

Wentworth wins sustainability certification

Aug 14th, 2017

Better news from Wentworth, as it has been awarded a prestigious international sustainability certification in recognition of the Club’s commitments to the environment and local community.

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Jul 18th, 2017

They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....

Gary Player does back flip off boat

Gary Player does back flip off boat

Jul 16th, 2017

Gary Player's been up to his tricks again, and this time it's a back flip into the sea from a boat. For Sir GP age is just a number. 

Player dogged by bad luck

Player dogged by bad luck

Jul 11th, 2017

Broke Hill Golf Club has changed the fortunes of an amateur golfer literally dogged by bad luck.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.

Where are the US players?

Where are the US players?

Jul 6th, 2017

Rory McIlroy has done a stellar job with the Irish Open, and the field this year is without a shadow of a doubt the best ever. But where are the Americans? 

Seven players qualify for The Open

Seven players qualify for The Open

Jul 3rd, 2017

It was an excellent weekend for Martin Laird, as his third place at the Quicken Loans National earned him a handsome $482,800 and a place in The Open.

Global players support

Global players support

Jun 14th, 2017

A stellar field of Major winners, icons of the game and Tour professionals will participate in the 2017 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club in London on July 23 and 24.  

Four players qualify for The Open

Four players qualify for The Open

May 29th, 2017

Chan Kim of the US, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan on Sunday.

The strange side bet at Wentworth

The strange side bet at Wentworth

May 28th, 2017

In the final round at the BMW PGA Championship, playing partners Pablo Larrazabal and Haotong Li had a curious little side bet.

Play new–look Wentworth

Play new–look Wentworth

May 27th, 2017

The redesigned Wentworth Club West Course is now accessible to golfers in all its Tour event glory thanks to Foresight Sports’ latest FSX simulator software.

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Apr 27th, 2017

After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major. 

Gary Player is all lonesome

Gary Player is all lonesome

Apr 12th, 2017

Poor Gary Player. He still hasn't got his invite to #SB2K17. He's all lonesome, and wants to be with the boys on their spring break trip.

Gary Player shows Elise Lobb

Gary Player shows Elise Lobb

Apr 8th, 2017

Gary Player has been showing Elise Lobb, the social media sensation who has 195K followers on Instagram, how he keeps fit, even when there is not a gym at hand.

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Mar 29th, 2017

Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC–Dell Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their unborn twins.

Gary Player is downsizing

Gary Player is downsizing

Dec 15th, 2016

Gary Player is selling the ranch where he spent more than half his life working on his other passion: breeding racehorses. And it could be yours for $3.7 million. 

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Henrik Stenson wins player of the year

Dec 14th, 2016

Following directly on from winning the Golf Writers' Association Trophy, Henrik Stenson has now landed the big one – European Tour Player of the Year. It's going to be a very happy Christmas down at the Stensons.

Gary Player's going to be 81 and this is what he wants you to do

Gary Player's going to be 81 and this is what he wants you to do

Oct 28th, 2016

It’s Gary Player birthday on the 1st November. He’s going to be 81, but you really wouldn’t think so. He’s still as fit as a butcher’s dog. And here’s how his friends want us to celebrate. But it’s not going to be easy, unless you are Gary Player. 

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Dustin Johnson named PGA Player Of The Year

Oct 12th, 2016

Dustin Johnson was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Tuesday following a remarkable year which included his maiden major championship, the US Open at Oakmont.

Stunning Wentworth home comes onto market

Stunning Wentworth home comes onto market

Aug 9th, 2016

A stunning contemporary home on the Wentworth Estate has gone on the market for a jaw dropping £25million. Here's what you get for that kind of moolah.

Wentworth goes back to its roots

Wentworth goes back to its roots

May 29th, 2016

Keith Pelley has confirmed that work will start next month on restoring the Wentworth West course to its original glory.

Wentworth announces Gary Player Design for Edinburgh

Wentworth announces Gary Player Design for Edinburgh

May 20th, 2016

Wentworth Club has announced the appointment of Gary Player Design to carry out the renovation of its famous Edinburgh Course as part of the multi-million pound investment programme being undertaken by the Club and its owners Reignwood Group.

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

Best and Worst from Day 3 at the Players

May 15th, 2016

On a day that The Stadium Course bit back, we had five putts, lake balls, and a sensational 65 from Ken Duke. Here's the Top Ten best and worst moments from the day's play.

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

Top 10 Best and Worst Shots From The Players

May 13th, 2016

There was some cracking golf played last night at the Players Championship. Jason Day shot a 63, but he wasn't the only one on fire last night. But there were some absolute shockers hit too mind. Here are the ten best and worst shots from day one...

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

Rickie looking for back to back wins at The Players

May 12th, 2016

Rickie Fowler will attempt to achieve a feat that proved beyond the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman and even Jack Nicklaus when he sets out to defend his title tomorrow at The Players Championship.

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

Jason Day shoots 63 to take Players lead

May 12th, 2016

Jason Day proved why he is the world’s number one as he blasted his way to a two-shot lead with a record-tying nine-under-par 63 in Thursday's opening round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Wentworth Owners In Dramatic U-Turn!!!

Wentworth Owners In Dramatic U-Turn!!!

Mar 18th, 2016

Here's the breaking news from Wentworth, the embargo for which has just been lifted: There's been a great deal of movement. For details of how a load of wealthy golfers struck a better deal with a load of uber-wealthy Chinese golfers, read on...

Wentworth announces upgrades to West Course

Wentworth announces upgrades to West Course

Mar 2nd, 2016

Wentworth Club has announced updates to the upcoming renovations and works across the famous West Course, Tennis & Health Club and Clubhouse. The members dispute is clearly not stopping them. Here's what's going to be done.

Wentworth Announces Final Structure

Wentworth Announces Final Structure

Feb 20th, 2016

Wentworth's owners have announced their 'final enhancements and improvements' to their new membership structure, which will take effect from 1st April next year. Here's what they had to say. We will also be reporting on how the members reacted in a separate posting.

Wentworth legal action

Wentworth legal action

Jan 31st, 2016

The new Chinese owners of Wentworth have been sent a 15-page legal letter, giving them a week to drop plans to bring in a £100,000 joining fee.

Wentworth Barrister 'betrayal'

Wentworth Barrister 'betrayal'

Dec 6th, 2015

One of Britain’s most respected barristers has been accused by fellow members of Wentworth golf club of betraying them. Lord Grabiner, a top commercial barrister and Master of Clare College, Cambridge, has defended his decision to give legal advice to Wentworth's new owners.

Wentworth woes continue

Wentworth woes continue

Dec 4th, 2015

The tales of woe at Wentworth gone from bad to worse. The membership are in uproar over plans for massive price hikes. Their local MP, foreign secretary Phillip Hammond has been petitioned to intervene. But just as things couldn’t get any darker for the Surrey institution, they announce that Mike and the Mechanics are playing a gig the week of the BMW PGA. 

Wentworth Members Fight Back

Wentworth Members Fight Back

Nov 21st, 2015

As we reported last month, members of Wentworth are up in arms at plans by its new Chinese owners to double their annual dues and levy a massive joining fee. Now's there's talk of a fight back and legal action from the members.

Gary Player Wins

Gary Player Wins

Nov 20th, 2015

Gary Player put another win under his belt when he won the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola for the second consecutive time at the Lost City Golf Club on Sunday.

Will Rory Skip Wentworth?

Will Rory Skip Wentworth?

Oct 29th, 2015

Rumour has it that Rory McIlroy is thinking of skipping the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next year. On the eve of the Turkish Airlines Open he’s said that he doesn’t like playing two events in a row, and will try and limit himself to a maximum of three events in a row for next year.

Lake ball diver nets $15million

Lake ball diver nets $15million

Oct 28th, 2015

Fair play to them, lake ball divers have to deal – not only with murky waters and stinky fish – but also dodge sunken golf carts, dead bird skulls, alligators and – occasionally – dead bodies in pursuit of diving for lake balls. Glenn Berger has turned it into an entrepreneurial art form.