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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.

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

The 3 Funniest Golfing Meltdowns

Sep 22nd, 2018

Let's face it - as long as they're not happening to you, temper tantrums in any sport are both entertaining and hilarious in equal measure. The fact that the words "thus far" had to be included in the title of this article should be enough to give you some sort of indication as to how often these meltdowns occur and when they do, anyone within a 20 foot radius is likely to be at risk of receiving a 9-iron to the cranium.

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Oliver Fisher shoots 59 playing Mizuno irons and wedges

Sep 22nd, 2018

The 2018 season for Mizuno continues to go from strength to strength, with the latest chapter a leading role in helping ‘Team Mizuno’ player, Oliver Fisher, create history by shooting the European Tour’s first ever 59 in round two of September’s Portugal Masters.

Dom Pedro welcomes European Tour

Dom Pedro welcomes European Tour

Sep 20th, 2018

The Algarve’s premier golf brand, Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection, has completed the final touches as it prepares to host the 12th Portugal Masters. 

Galloway's magic 59

Galloway's magic 59

Sep 20th, 2018

Justin Galloway achieved golf’s magic number 59 as he clinched an all-expenses trip to Spain and a place in the grand final of A Taste of Costa Brava. 

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Bookmakers Make USA Favourites For 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

Team USA are the odds-on favourites at -110 with the bookmakers to win the 2018 Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National in Paris, France. The defending champions, who will be captained by Jim Furyk, are bidding to win in Europe for the first time since 1993.

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Best Bets For The 2018 Ryder Cup

Sep 15th, 2018

The Ryder Cup is the biggest event in team golf and a competition which has interest far wider than those who follow the sport across the year. The latest instalment of this match takes place in Paris, France where the USA will be looking to defend the trophy they won at Hazeltine National Club in 2016.

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to tee it up

Sep 14th, 2018

Brooks Koepka will make his return to the European Tour next month as the three-times Major winner is set to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.  

adidas Golf Signs Young Stars Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise

adidas Golf Signs Young Stars Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise

Sep 13th, 2018

adidas Golf continues to bolster its roster of young athletes. Today, adidas announced the signing of two of Europe’s rising stars in golf, Matthew Jordan and Lorenzo Scalise, to multi-year contracts. Jordan and Scalise will both wear adidas apparel and footwear on and off the course.

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Paul McGinley announced for the Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 12th, 2018

From holing a remarkable and somewhat historic ten-foot putt at the 2002 Ryder Cup, to captaining Europe to victory in the tournament in 2014, it is fair to say that iconic Irish golfer, Paul McGinley has made his mark on the sport. Now, the star who has won four times on the European Tour, is set to take part in this year’s Farmfoods European Senior Masters which takes place between 4–7 October at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.  

Phil Michelson invests in robots

Phil Michelson invests in robots

Sep 11th, 2018

Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: VEND) has announced that its flagship subsidiary, Reis & Irvy’s, has signed a deal with Phil Mickelson.

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Sep 11th, 2018

Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.

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…..

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Justin Rose is the new World No 1

Sep 10th, 2018

Keegan Bradley has beaten Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the BMW Championship today for his first PGA Tour victory in six long years. But despite coming second, Rose has become the new World No 1, and is now just the 22nd player to make the top spot since the rankings began back in 1986.

Farleigh fired up for future elite events

Farleigh fired up for future elite events

Sep 7th, 2018

Farleigh Golf Club has set its sights on hosting further high-profile tournaments after earning rave reviews as the venue for the recent PGA Assistants' Championship.

Real Club De Golf El Prat to host Emerald Tour

Real Club De Golf El Prat to host Emerald Tour

Sep 7th, 2018

Amateur golfers will be given the chance to experience what it feels like to be a professional by playing courses of the calibre of Real Club de Golf El Prat thanks to the inaugural Emerald Golf Tour.

How to play your Ryder Cup Wild cards right

How to play your Ryder Cup Wild cards right

Sep 6th, 2018

It is with good reason that European Ryder Cup captains have always relied on veterans for their wildcard picks. Europe’s four best-ever performing groups of picks – from 1987, 2004, 2006 and 2010 – each scored at least 5.5 points. They had another thing in common: a player who had appeared in four or more Ryder Cups.

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Pinecrest Golf Club – A Little Slice of Donald Ross in Central Florida

Sep 4th, 2018

I’m a huge fan of Donald Ross-designed golf courses. Many people associate Donald Ross with ultra-challenging courses that feature small domed greens a la Pinehurst #2, but if you study Donald Ross, you’ll find that nothing could be further from the truth. His greens typically have a lot of undulation, but domed greens were definitely not his calling card.

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Ian Woosnam OBE confirmed for the 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters

Sep 4th, 2018

1991 Masters winner, Ian ‘Woosie’ Woosnam OBE, will continue his 2018 Staysure Tour season as he is confirmed to return to Birmingham’s Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club between 4-7 October. Playing in the annual Farmfoods European Senior Masters, Woosie will join returning tournament host, Peter Baker. 

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

SkyCaddie SX500 scores first professional win

Sep 3rd, 2018

Golf’s hottest new distance measuring device, the SkyCaddie SX500, scored its first professional win last week in the PGA Pro-Captain Challenge 2018 qualifier held at Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club, and the event’s leading finishers were quick to praise the new technology.   

American Golf crowns 2018 Junior Champions

American Golf crowns 2018 Junior Champions

Sep 3rd, 2018

Qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland gathered at Gainsborough Golf Club, home to tournament sponsor PING, for the 2018 American Golf Junior Championship final last weekend.

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

UK Regional qualifier registration is open at Topgolf

Aug 31st, 2018

Topgolf® players across America and the United Kingdom will soon compete for glory in the 22-city Topgolf Tour. Registration for the regional tournaments are open at topgolf.com/UKtour, with the UK leg of the tournament taking place at 6pm on 18th September at Topgolf Watford.

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Aug 30th, 2018

On the course with the world’s top golfers and surrounded by the cheers of fellow countrymen, Brooke Henderson won the LPGA CP Women’s Open on Sunday, becoming the first Canadian to win the title in 45 years, and the second Canadian to win in the event’s history.

Bryson DeChambeau captures third PGA Tour win

Bryson DeChambeau captures third PGA Tour win

Aug 27th, 2018

COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Bryson DeChambeau wins for the second time this season, capturing a Win at The Northern Trust, the first of the FedExCup Playoff Events, catapulting him to the Number 1 position in the FedExCup Rankings.

Fleming golf tips for the Northern Trust Open

Fleming golf tips for the Northern Trust Open

Aug 23rd, 2018

Great to win the Wyndham with our 2 points selection Brandt Snedeker at 26/1. We also had CT Pan 2nd at 89/1. Two events this week but we leave the Czech event alone and concentrate on the first of the FedEx play off events the Northern Trust.

New event on the Staysure Tour

New event on the Staysure Tour

Aug 21st, 2018

2019 will see The Staysure Tour welcome a new, exciting event to its tour schedule; the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship boasting a total prize fund of €200,000. Arriving at the stunning Trevose Golf and Country Club, the four-day event will see some of the greatest ever golfers take to the picturesque course from June 20-23 2019.

Waring wins maiden tour title with Wilson clubs

Waring wins maiden tour title with Wilson clubs

Aug 20th, 2018

Wilson Staff player Paul Waring captured his maiden European Tour victory at the Nordea Masters in Sweden today by winning a play-off at the first extra hole at the Hills Golf Club in Gothenburg.

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Brandt Snedeker wins Wyndham by 3

Aug 20th, 2018

Brandt Snedeker claimed a three-shot victory over Taiwan’s C.T. Pan at the Wyndham, a victory all the more remarkable because he was carrying an injury.

In the gym with major champion Jordan Spieth

In the gym with major champion Jordan Spieth

Aug 17th, 2018

When you meet Jordan Spieth, what strikes you isn’t a win-at-all costs, day-in and day-out grind type of athlete. Calm, cool and unendingly polite, he smiles and introduces himself, a firm handshake belying a lean and lithe 6-foot-1 frame.

The 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

The 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

Aug 16th, 2018

The last round has been completed and the final ball has been putted. Marking the end of the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. In what was once again an incredibly successful week, Nailcote Hall in Warwickshire played host to the four-day event that saw Challenge Tour star, Steven Tiley crowned champion. 

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Hole in one for Matt Wallace

Aug 14th, 2018

The dopey commentator may have got his name wrong but Matt Wallace had an amazing hole-in-one during moving day at the US PGA Championship.   

More major success for Mizuno irons

More major success for Mizuno irons

Aug 14th, 2018

Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.  

Golden weekend for European Golf at Gleneagles

Golden weekend for European Golf at Gleneagles

Aug 11th, 2018

The semi-final line-ups in the inaugural Men’s and Women’s European Golf Team Championships have been confirmed, as the battle to be crowned golf’s first European Champions at Gleneagles gathers momentum. 

Reality TV stars make debuts

Reality TV stars make debuts

Aug 11th, 2018

Love Island star Chris Hughes and Geordie Shore's Gary 'Gaz' Beadle have been playing at the 2018 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. The two reality TV stars made their debut at the Nailcote Hall venue, as part of the second Celeb-Am of the week's events.   

The 148th Open Heading For Sell-Out

The 148th Open Heading For Sell-Out

Aug 11th, 2018

There has been unprecedented demand for tickets and hospitality from fans wanting to attend The 148th Open at Royal Portrush from 14-21 July 2019. They have now completely sold out of Weekly, Weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Championship Day Tickets.                      

2018 USPGA tee times & pairings

2018 USPGA tee times & pairings

Aug 9th, 2018

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will play alongside title holder Justin Thomas for the opening two rounds of next week’s US PGA Championship.

Steven Tiley strikes first

Steven Tiley strikes first

Aug 9th, 2018

Steven Tiley has completed the first round of the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Pro-Am with a score of -3 under par making him the overnight leader going into today's second, and final round of the Championship.

 TV star Jenni Falconer on her new-found love for golf

TV star Jenni Falconer on her new-found love for golf

Aug 9th, 2018

From helping wake up the nation as the host of Heart FM, to becoming a regular contributor on popular daytime show This Morning, Jenni Falconer has achieved plenty in her broadcasting career so far. However, recently she has found a new love in the form of golf.

Steven Tiley wins British Par 3 Championship

Steven Tiley wins British Par 3 Championship

Aug 9th, 2018

Steven Tiley has won this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship following a dramatic final day at Nailcote Hall. Tiley scored -6 on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory and the €50,000 prize that comes with it.   

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Football legend wins Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship Celeb-Am

Aug 8th, 2018

Steve Staunton has won this year’s first Celeb-Am at the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship. Staunton put in a stunning performance on the Cromwell Course to clinch victory with a score of +1 (35). He fought off competition from the likes of ex-Manchester United star Clayton Blackmore and former Strictly judge Len Goodman. 

Polo Ralph Lauren Golf reveal Justin Thomas scripting

Polo Ralph Lauren Golf reveal Justin Thomas scripting

Aug 8th, 2018

Hot off his recent win at the 2018 WGC Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, Polo Ralph Lauren Golf have released the outfits which Justin Thomas will wear this week at the PGA Championships in Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO.

Phil Mickelson breaks down dance moves

Phil Mickelson breaks down dance moves

Aug 7th, 2018

Phil Mickelson breaks doown his dance moves live on air during his final post round interview at the Bridgestone. You just can't make this stuff up. Take it away Phil. 

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Aug 7th, 2018

The PGA championship is the last major tournament of the season, soon to be followed by the Fed Ex play offs!! The career grand slam event only achieved by 5 golfers Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, while Bobby Jones won a true golf grand slam in 1930. 

Golf returns to terrestrial TV at Glasgow 2018

Golf returns to terrestrial TV at Glasgow 2018

Aug 6th, 2018

This week’s inaugural European Golf Team Championships at Gleneagles not only represents history with men and women playing together in a unique format for equal prize money – it also sees the return of live UK golf to free-to-air TV.

Georgia Hall wins the Ricoh British Women's Open

Georgia Hall wins the Ricoh British Women's Open

Aug 5th, 2018

It was a roar that reverberated around Royal Lytham St Annes. Everyone in the field knew it could only mean one thing. The home favourite, Georgia Hall, had birdied the first hole to tie for the lead at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It was just the start that she wanted.

Ricoh Women's Open Day Moving Day Wrap

Ricoh Women's Open Day Moving Day Wrap

Aug 4th, 2018

The galleries were large with few seats left within the first tee grandstand. For many, it would be a daunting experience as they settled their nerves ahead of their third round of a major championship. 

Ricoh Women's Open Day Two Wrap

Ricoh Women's Open Day Two Wrap

Aug 3rd, 2018

Georgia Hall has continued with her fine form from yesterday at Royal Lytham St Annes and in doing so, has put herself in a prime position to contend at this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open. However, it is Pornanong Phatlum that finds herself in pole position at the halfway stage with a one-stroke advantage over the Brit. 

adidas Golf Reveals Apparel for 100th PGA Championship

adidas Golf Reveals Apparel for 100th PGA Championship

Aug 2nd, 2018

The stage is set for the year’s final major. Players will head to the difficult Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis in hopes of raising the Wanamaker Trophy. Today, adidas announced the apparel that players will be wearing as they look to make history at the 100th playing of the PGA Championship.

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Ricoh Women's Open day one wrap

Aug 2nd, 2018

You have to go back to 2009 in order to remember the last time that a British player last won the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Back then, Catriona Matthew sealed victory after giving birth to her daughter only 11 weeks prior. It has been a long wait but perhaps Royal Lytham St Annes could provide another British winner. 

Ian Poulter goes low at the Firestone with a 62

Ian Poulter goes low at the Firestone with a 62

Aug 2nd, 2018

Well, blow me down with the proverbial feather, but Ian James Poulter has just shot the lights out at the Firestone, going low with a 62 to lead by one shot on the opening day.

 Trio of cricket heroes to star

Trio of cricket heroes to star

Jul 28th, 2018

Swapping their cricket bats for golf clubs, Matthew Hoggard MBE, Ryan Sidebottom and Steve Harmison MBE are all heading to the Cromwell Course for this year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.

Walker, Herbert and Strachan ready to go

Walker, Herbert and Strachan ready to go

Jul 27th, 2018

This year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship is now just a month away, with more professionals and celebrity players being announced all the time. BBC presenter Dan Walker, ex-Scotland boss Gordon Strachan OBE and ex-British Grand Prix champion turned Sky Sports Formula 1 pundit, Johnny Herbert, have all been confirmed for the Championship.

Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth

Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth

Jul 25th, 2018

Stars of the ladies’ game, Amy Boulden, Trish Johnson and Carly Booth are all in for a bid to win €50,000 as they compete in the Warwickshire-based, Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship.  

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. 

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Clarke and Campbell to captain Rugby Icons

Jul 24th, 2018

Major winners Darren Clarke and Michael Campbell will be leading teams of golf-playing rugby legends representing the Northern and Southern Hemispheres in a two-day matchplay contest at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham, England later this month (28 & 29 July).

2018 The Open GP Wrap

2018 The Open GP Wrap

Jul 24th, 2018

After three days where the Angus breeze barely whispered against Carnoustie’s tobacco-burnt fairways, on the fourth and final day it blustered with familiar gusto. Here's GP's take on the last day.

Galvin Green partners with Icon Series

Galvin Green partners with Icon Series

Jul 24th, 2018

Leading premium golf performance brand Galvin Green has joined other sponsors such as British Airways and Audi in supporting the ICONS of Rugby event at The Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham later this month (27-29 July).

Fleming golf tips for European Open and Canadian Open

Fleming golf tips for European Open and Canadian Open

Jul 24th, 2018

What a great last day at the Open last Sunday, there were at least 12 possible winners with 6 holes to go and it's fair to say Tiger is back!!! The winner Francesco Molinari by 2 shots from Justin Rose but it was Tiger that had the crowd on its feet!!!

Ex-Royal marine steps in to help raise money for the homeless

Ex-Royal marine steps in to help raise money for the homeless

Jul 21st, 2018

Aaron Moon, a former Royal Marine commando who lost a leg while serving in Afghanistan, now a golfing pro hoping to become the first amputee to play on the European Tour, is joining S&G Response in their One Million Yards golfing challenge, raising money for Street Support.

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Titleist is overwhelming ball of choice

Jul 21st, 2018

Titleist has continued its Major domination at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie Links with the #1 ball in golf being trusted by more of the world’s best golfers than any other brand.