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Tagged with "2020"

Dec 21st, 2020 Article

Ko storms to Tour Championship win

On the eve of the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open, Jin Young Ko wasn’t even in the CME Group Tour Championship field. Following a blistering six-under 66 the number one player in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings captured a five-stroke victory and earned the title of Race to the CME Globe champion. With the victory comes a $1.1 million cheque, the largest single prize in women’s golf...

Dec 20th, 2020 Article

Golf survives the new tier 4

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation swathes of London and the south-east of England move into a new Tier 4 level from Sunday 20 December. Fortunately, golf courses in Tier 4 areas can remain open for play in the following formats:

Dec 20th, 2020 Article

Hall and Hull in contention at Tour Championship

In 2019, Sei Young Kim led the CME Group Tour Championship after 54 holes and went on to win her ninth career victory and the largest winner’s prize in women’s golf history. One year later, Kim is in the same position heading into the final day in Naples, Florida, as she leads by one stroke at thirteen-under after a third-round 67.

Dec 19th, 2020 Article

Ko takes lead in LPGA finale

taking the halfway lead for the first time since the 2018 Indy Women in Tech Championship, World number one Jin Young Ko leads the CME Group Tour Championship at nine-under-par after a second-round 67 at Tiburon Golf Club.

Dec 18th, 2020 Article

Lexi leads CME Group Tour Championship

After day one at the CME Group Tour Championship, Lexi Thompson made a statement early in her home state, shooting a 65 which included eight birdies to lead the 72-player field on seven-under at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida.

Dec 16th, 2020 Article

It's all ending in Tiers

It's just over a week since the latest lockdown ended in England and golfers flocked back to their beloved game. Now following the announcement of new Tier 3 areas, in particular, London some clubs are seeking to prevent members from playing.

Dec 15th, 2020 Article

Debutant Kim wins U.S. Women’s Open

Like a perfectly-timed finish by a thoroughbred racehorse, A Lim Kim delivered her challenge to storm to victory at the 75th U.S. Women’s Open. One moment she was two back from the leader and the next before Amy Olson and Jin Young Ko knew what had happened she had gone clear into an almost unassailable lead.

Dec 14th, 2020 Article

Fourth round wash out at U.S. Women's Open

A rainy Sunday in southeast Texas caused the first weather-induced Monday finish in the U.S. Women’s Open since 2011. The organisers had moved up the tee times due to the forecast but shortly after the final round commenced the players were called in.

Dec 14th, 2020 Article

Westwood and Fitzpatrick share spoils in Dubai

Matthew Fitzpatrick claimed a second victory at the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai with Lee Westwood winning the Harry Vardon Trophy for the third time as the 2020 Race to Dubai culminated in a dramatic afternoon at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Dec 13th, 2020 Article

Shibuno holding on at US Women's Open

Nobody said winning a U.S. Women’s Open is easy. It’s a 72-hole test of nerves, pressure, tough course conditions and one of the best fields in golf. And when Mother Nature throws a curveball, the challenge only gets super-charged. A late Friday afternoon storm that dumped four-tenths of an inch of rain on Champions Golf Club turned Moving Day into a day of survival.

Dec 12th, 2020 Article

Reed hangs tough at DP World Tour Championship

Patrick Reed remains in pole position to win the Race to Dubai after he birdied the closing hole at Jumeirah Golf Estates to join English pair Laurie Canter and Matt Fitzpatrick in a three-way share of the lead going into the final round of the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai.

Dec 12th, 2020 Article

Tour stars surprise COVID-19 doctor

The global response by healthcare workers to the COVID-19 pandemic has been extraordinary. Dr Ellie McCarthy and her colleagues at Kings College Hospital in Dubai have been on the frontline throughout 2020. As a small token of thanks to Dr Ellie, and all those like her, The European Tour and DP World lined up a special surprise for this incredible woman.