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Tagged with "2020"

Nov 11th, 2020 Article

Stars ready to make golfing history

Stars of the Ladies European Tour are ready to make golfing history this week as they play in Saudi Arabia’s first ever professional female tournaments, taking place in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). Held within a safe bio-secure environment, 108 of the tour’s best golfers are in the Kingdom competing for a total $1.5million prize-fund for the landmark Ladies European Tour events.

Nov 9th, 2020 Article

Historic win for Ortiz at Houston Open

Carlos Ortiz held off Dustin Johnson and a charging Hideki Matsuyama to win the Vivint Houston Open and become the first Mexican to win on the PGA Tour since Victor Regalado in 1978 at the Quad Cities Open. "It feels awesome," said Ortiz, "This is like my second home. There was a bunch of people cheering for me, Latinos and Texans. I'm thankful for all of them."

Nov 9th, 2020 Article

MacIntyre shines in Cyprus

Robert MacIntyre claimed an emotional maiden European Tour title at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Showdown, where a seven under final round 64 earned the Scot a one-stroke victory in a thrilling shoot-out finale. "When the rain delay came in there, I said to my caddie Mike, it’s time to show up. I hit a great iron shot into 15 and there it was. It turned up right at the right time."

Nov 8th, 2020 Article

All set for Cyprus Showdown finale

Another day of high drama at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Showdown ended with 19 players progressing to the final-day shoot-out in Cyprus, where Johannes Veerman and Matthew Jordan signed for the lowest rounds of the day while Gavin Green was among those players to produce an eleventh-hour salvo to make it through to Sunday.

Nov 7th, 2020 Article

Cyprus Showdown delayed by darkness

The 32-man field for the third round of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Showdown will be finalised on Saturday morning after darkness suspended play on day two at Aphrodite Hills Resort. The 30 players still to complete their rounds will resume play early on Saturday.

Nov 7th, 2020 Article

Minjee wins in the moonlight

Australia’s Minjee Lee captured her first LET title at the OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic with a clutch birdie putt from twenty feet at the first extra hole to beat France’s Celine Boutier in a thrilling shoot-out under the Middle Eastern moonlight. Tracking all the way, the 24-year-old let out a rare sight of emotion with a fist pump and a smile from ear-to-ear. Check out the full rankings -  

Nov 6th, 2020 Article

MacIntyre sets the pace in Cyprus

Robert MacIntyre started the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Showdown as he ended last week’s Cyprus Open, with a six under par 65 to take the lead after the first round at Aphrodite Hills Resort.

Nov 6th, 2020 Article

Hedwall still on top in Dubai

Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall added a two-under-par bogey-free round of 70 to yesterday’s effort of 65 to maintain a narrow one-shot lead at nine-under-par from England’s Meghan MacLaren heading into the final round at the OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic. Luckily tomorrow’s final round doesn’t begin until 5 pm (local time), giving her adequate time to turn in her papers before the deadline.

Nov 5th, 2020 Article

Headwall aces it in Dubai

Sweden’s Caroline Headwall made headlines at the OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic after a bogey-free round of 65 (-7), which included a hole-in-one, fired her into a two-shot first round lead from morning leader Laura Fuenfstueck and fellow Solheim Cup player, Celine Boutier. Courtesy of the ace, the 31-year-old walked away with an OMEGA Speedmaster 38, Co-Axial Chronograph 30MM.

Nov 3rd, 2020 Article

Masters 2020: Who’s in the Field?

In unprecedented times, we have one more men’s golf major to look forward to this year. The Masters at Augusta is scheduled in November for the first time, after the cancellation earlier in the year. It has thrown the plans of golfers into the air, but we have seen events running every week for some time now, so there can be no claims of rustiness or a lack of practice.

Nov 3rd, 2020 Article

Golf bodies keep up the pressure on Boris

England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson is among a group of signatories on a letter to the Prime Minister which makes a compelling case for golf courses to be allowed to stay open during the second national lockdown. The letter argues that golf courses should remain open after the lockdown begins in England at midnight on Thursday. A copy of the letter is provided below.

Nov 3rd, 2020 Article

adidas pays homage to the Low Amateur

With the Masters just a couple of weeks away the folk at adidas have launched a limited-edition shoe that has been inspired by those select amateurs who will be battling for the tournament's Low Amateur crown come Sunday. "Whenever we do footwear like this, we always look for the subtle storylines that make a tournament special," said Masun Denison, global director of footwear, adidas Golf.