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Tiger withdraws from two tournaments

Tiger withdraws from two tournaments

Feb 10th, 2017

Tiger Woods has announced that due to ongoing back spasms, similar to what he experienced in Dubai, he will be unable to compete in the Genesis Open and The Honda Classic.

Ian Poulter branded a-hole by Scottish Open marshall

Ian Poulter branded a-hole by Scottish Open marshall

Jul 16th, 2018

Ian Poulter has not been making friends and influencing people it would seem at the Scottish Open, as a leading Gullane member has sent a long and caustic letter to the Scottish Open tournament director titled: “Ian Poulter is an a—hole”.

adidas Golf reveal 147th Open apparel

adidas Golf reveal 147th Open apparel

Jul 13th, 2018

 The third major of the year is usually one that pits players against the unpredictable elements. For that reason, it’s even more important that players have everything they need to perform their best on the course. 

English Tour Pros getting ahead of themselves

English Tour Pros getting ahead of themselves

Jul 11th, 2018

English Tour pros Chris Wood and Matthew Fitzpatrick might be getting a bit ahead of themselves, as they have had their Titleist wedges stamped with “It’s coming home.”

Russell Knox wins the Irish Open

Russell Knox wins the Irish Open

Jul 9th, 2018

Russell Knox has won the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin, as the 33-year-old Scot secured a play-off win over New Zealander Ryan Fox.

European Tour's Crossbar Challenge

European Tour's Crossbar Challenge

Jul 7th, 2018

World Cup fever took over the European Tour as four stars faced a par three with a difference ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation, the fourth Rolex Series event of the year.

 From Hogwarts to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship!

From Hogwarts to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship!

Jul 5th, 2018

They’re twins perhaps best known for being stars of one of the biggest film franchise of all time, Harry Potter, but James and Oliver Phelps have also become regular faces at golf courses across the country. This year, they will be returning to the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championships.

Golfing legends back Glasgow 2018

Golfing legends back Glasgow 2018

Jul 5th, 2018

Two Scottish golfing legends are looking forward to history being made at the inaugural European Golf Team Championships at Gleneagles in August.

The return of Natalie Gulbis

The return of Natalie Gulbis

Jul 5th, 2018

Natalie Gulbis is making another return to competitive golf, after successfully recovering from her fourth back surgery.

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Fleming golf tips for the Irish Open

Jul 4th, 2018

Two events this week - the Irish Open and the Greenbrier in the USA. We will focus on the Irish Open, which has attracted a great field and is the ideal warm up for the Open in 2 weeks.

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

Jul 1st, 2018

Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.  

Ian Poulter and his caddy conversation

Ian Poulter and his caddy conversation

Jul 1st, 2018

Watch this fascinating exchange between Ian Poulter and his caddy Terry Mundy during the second round of the French Open, as they try to decide what club he should hit into the 18th green at Le Golf National. 

 The golf swing that has gone viral

The golf swing that has gone viral

Jun 30th, 2018

44-year-old Ho-sung Choi is a South Korean Touring Pro who makes his living primarily on the Japan Golf Tour. And this video of his golf swing has now gone viral, which comes as no surprise once you seen it!

 Chiara stars as Sandy Lodge girls top the table

Chiara stars as Sandy Lodge girls top the table

Jun 28th, 2018

12-year old girl golfer Chiara Noja proved she is a match for the grown-ups when she battled through to a prestigious final recently, and came within a whisker of being crowned County Champion.

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Kedleston Park makes successful debut

Jun 27th, 2018

Kedleston Park Golf Club, home to one of Derbyshire’s most highly regarded golf courses, made a very successful debut as a host venue for Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship on Monday 25th June 2018 when 11 players made it through to Final Qualifying on a beautiful summer’s day.

Life on Tour

Life on Tour

Jun 27th, 2018

Launched two weeks ago with special guest Luke Donald, the European Tour's Life on Tour aims to take the listener behind the curtain to find out what life is really like for some of the biggest names in golf.

American GolfJunior Championship enters fifth year with Ping

American GolfJunior Championship enters fifth year with Ping

Jun 26th, 2018

The American Golf Junior Championship in association with PING has announced its rosta of Championship qualifying events for 2018, and with PING once again on board as tournament sponsor, the event is set to be one of the highlights of the year’s junior calendar.

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

The business of the 2018 Ryder Cup

Jun 26th, 2018

We have just passed the ‘100 Days To Go’ point in the countdown to the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris this September and leading golf B2B website Golf Business News marked the occasion by publishing the first in a series of 10 ‘Ryder Cup Business Specials’. So, if like us, you are obsessed by all the details of what makes a Ryder Cup, you can fill your boots here. 

Introducing Golf Access

Introducing Golf Access

Jun 22nd, 2018

Whilst working for England Golf, former PGA Professional Simon Wood noticed that many people who were trying golf for the first time would come along to a few lessons on the range, but drift away again over time, having never made it on to the golf course, despite the high quality of the lessons. And he decided to do something about it.

2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

2018 Berenberg Gary Player Invitational

Jun 21st, 2018

Icons of the game, Major Champions, and rising stars of the future will come together at the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club, London, on 23 July, 2018 for one of the top philanthropic events on the sporting calendar.

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Jun 21st, 2018

Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.

Fleming golf tips for the The Travelers Championship

Fleming golf tips for the The Travelers Championship

Jun 20th, 2018

Mullinax 289/1! Amazing goings on at the US Open over the weekend, Brooks Koepka wins for second year in succession and Phil Mickleson try's playing crazy golf on the putting green!!! Our best selection Tony Finau was placed 5th at 109/1.

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Loch Lomond Whiskies swings into The Open partnership

Jun 20th, 2018

Award-winning independent Scotch whisky distiller, Loch Lomond Whiskies has unveiled three new highly covetable limited edition single malts to tee-off its prestigious, five-year partnership with The Open.

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Coul Links plans passed by councillors

Jun 20th, 2018

Plans for a world class golf course which will give a major economic stimulus to the north of Scotland have been given the go-ahead after councillors reiterated their overwhelming support for the project today.

Clubface-Golf.com gains support

Clubface-Golf.com gains support

Jun 20th, 2018

The CEO and Founder of Clubface-Golf.com, Paul McEldon has just concluded a whirlwind trip to the USA that saw him meet with some of the most influential bodies in the USA golf industry and get their views on his innovative vertical social media platform for golf.  

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tommy Fleetwood To Retain US Open Title

Jun 18th, 2018

Brooks Koepka captured his first US Open last year at Erin Hills with a belligerent display of big hitting and aggressive scoring, devastating the Wisconsin course with a winning score of 16-under. He has become only the third man in post-war going history to retain that title in totally different circumstances. 

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

118th US Open Day 2 - the wrap

Jun 16th, 2018

Dustin Johnson is in charge of the US Open, as he shot a three-under-par 67 to take a four shot lead, and is now the only player to be under par at the half way mark in what has been a gruelling first two days at Shinnecock Hills.

Foxhills Golf Club & Resort in its prime

Foxhills Golf Club & Resort in its prime

Jun 15th, 2018

Foxhills Club & Resort is determined to build on its growing reputation as a top-level tournament venue as it prepares to create the next stern test for the professionals.  

Seth Johnson takes a bow at La Manga

Seth Johnson takes a bow at La Manga

Jun 15th, 2018

Sir Kenny Dalglish’s loss was Seth Johnson’s gain after the newly-knighted star missed out on the chance of victory in the prestigious Footballers’ Golf Classic at La Manga Club – because he had to leave to prepare for the announcement of his impending knighthood.

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Fleming golf tips for the 118th US Open

Jun 12th, 2018

A welcome return to one of the worlds great golf courses, it’s been slightly redesigned by widening the fairways but it’s still a monster with the prospect for lightning fast greens. Immense skill required to even contend on this great course so I expect the top players to monopolise !!!

How do you tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills?

How do you tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills?

Jun 11th, 2018

How do tame a beast like Shinnecock Hills? We get the inside track from the 1990 Shinnecock Hills Caddy Champion Mark Donaghy. Everything you need to know about the location of the 118th US Open.

Inside Tiger Woods' $20m yacht

Inside Tiger Woods' $20m yacht

Jun 8th, 2018

Tiger Woods will be reportedly staying in his 155-foot, $20 million yacht when he plays the US Open. What’s not to like? Well, let's find out...

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

US Open 2018 tee times and pairings

Jun 8th, 2018

The USGA have released the tee times and pairings for next week’s US Open at Shinnecock Hills, and there is one almighty supergroup that is going to be unleashed on us. Plus here are the full tee times and pairings for days one and two.

  R&A throws weight behind nine hole golf

R&A throws weight behind nine hole golf

Jun 7th, 2018

As the quest for short formats of the game continues the R&A this week announced its support of the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz After-Work Golf Cup.

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Rolex new guard seek to emulate U.S. Open legend Jack Nicklaus

Jun 7th, 2018

On 11–17 June 2018, an elite field of golfers from around the world will gather at one of the United States’ most iconic venues, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, to contest the 118th edition of the U.S. Open, the championship regarded by many as golf’s ultimate test and for which Rolex has been Official Timekeeper since 1980.

Maguire twins turn professional with MODEST! GOLF

Maguire twins turn professional with MODEST! GOLF

Jun 6th, 2018

Leona and Lisa Maguire, the highly talented Irish sisters who have just completed a glittering golfing scholarship at Duke University in North Carolina, have turned professional under the guidance of Modest! Golf, the exclusive management company set up by compatriot Niall Horan and the Modest! Management group.

I Want You Back says DJ Trevor Nelson

I Want You Back says DJ Trevor Nelson

Jun 4th, 2018

Even bigger, even better, and more music than ever before – and this time it’s Motown. That’s what’s going on at The Shire London.

The Road to the PGA and LPGA Tour Goes Through Ron Garl

The Road to the PGA and LPGA Tour Goes Through Ron Garl

Jun 3rd, 2018

These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.

Tiger Woods makes an eagle at Memorial

Tiger Woods makes an eagle at Memorial

Jun 2nd, 2018

Tiger Woods was looking for a bounce back after a 72 on Thursday, and he cannot have been too disappointed with a second round of 67, which included an eagle from 95 yards at the par-five 11th, which moved him to five-under.

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Rugby Icons to compete in televised team matchplay

Jun 1st, 2018

A plethora of household names from the world of rugby will compete for a prize fund and global bragging rights in their second chosen sport at the Icons of Rugby Golf Tournament being held at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England in July (28 & 29).

 One Million Yards in 24Hrs with 8,000 Balls

One Million Yards in 24Hrs with 8,000 Balls

May 31st, 2018

A team of amateur golfers from S&G Response, based in Wilmslow, are taking on the ultimate golf challenge and attempting to collectively drive golf balls a total of one million yards in just 24 hours.

 More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

More golf for less: A new membership for the modern golfer

May 27th, 2018

VPAR (www.vpar.com) – the award-winning technology platform, has launched a new golf membership programme, Club VPAR, designed with flexibility in mind and to promote more golf in the UK. Think ClassPass for golf memberships.

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston signs with Golf Foundation

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston signs with Golf Foundation

May 26th, 2018

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston has signed up as the first of a series of new ambassadors for the Golf Foundation to help promote this charity’s ‘Golf for All’ philosophy, which encourages young people of all abilities to enjoy all the benefits of golf.

Spieth: 2016 Masters ‘haunted me’

Spieth: 2016 Masters ‘haunted me’

May 25th, 2018

Jordan Spieth is one of the best golfers on the PGA Tour these days. Still just 24, the Dallas native already has a trio of major trophies on his mantle and he is only a PGA Championship victory from completing the career sweep of the Tour’s most prestigious tournaments. Spieth will be looking to improve upon his 2015 second-place finish at the PGA later this year.

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.

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

Eight qualifiers drive it over 400 yards

May 21st, 2018

The first round of qualifying for the American Golf Long Drive Championship has been completed with a record number of 400+ yard hits making this the most fiercely contended opening round in history.

Journeyman pro shoots the lights out

Journeyman pro shoots the lights out

May 19th, 2018

Here’s an incredible front nine to remember. Michael Arnaud, a 36-year-old journeyman pro since 2004, who has only once ever played on the PGA Tour and had only made one start on the Web.com Tour this season, caught light on the front nine at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Marc Leishman shoots 10 under 61

Marc Leishman shoots 10 under 61

May 18th, 2018

Marc Leishman has shot a 10-under 61 on the new Trinity Forest course to lead the first-round lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Joakim Lagergren claims first win with Wilson irons

Joakim Lagergren claims first win with Wilson irons

May 15th, 2018

Wilson player Joakim Lagergren claimed his first European Tour title by winning the Rocco Forte Sicilian Open on the first playoff hole on Sunday. In doing so, he also climbed into the top-30 on the Race-to-Dubai rankings for the first time.

Bring a friend to the global golf celebration

Bring a friend to the global golf celebration

May 15th, 2018

With venues in nearly every continent and the number of host venues growing by the day it’s time to sign up your female friends and family to take part in the largest global celebration of women and girls golf – Women’s Golf Day (WGD).

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

Fleming golf tips for The Byron Nelson Classic

May 15th, 2018

Good to be back with a winner last week as Webb Simpson at 80/1 wins the Players Championship at Sawgrass. The European event this week is the Belgium knockout hosted by Thomas Pieter's and his wife, it's too much of a novelty event to get involved with, so we concentrate on the Byron Nelson in the USA.

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.

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

May 14th, 2018

I got my application to apply for 2019 Masters tickets today in the ballot via email - but the system does not seem to be coping at all. Six tries later, and I am still nowhere. What's going on????

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

Ryder Cup fashion disasters

May 11th, 2018

On the course, the Ryder Cup record since 1979 stands at Europe 10.5 - USA 8.5. However, who’s winning or losing off the course in the fashion stakes is less than clear. Neither team has really won in this category over the years so, looking back at the history of the Ryder Cup, who has traditionally dressed the worst?