Dec 6th, 2015
Here's a a great video of Rory, Justin and Henirk recreating their greatest shots on the Jumeirah Estate's golf course. Enjoy.
Here's a a great video of Rory, Justin and Henirk recreating their greatest shots on the Jumeirah Estate's golf course. Enjoy.
Trial by television was with us again at the Bay Hill Classic on Thursday. No Patrick Reed this time but rather the squeaky-clean Justin Rose. Rose had a tricky chip from the back of the 11th which he ran some 10 feet past the pin but did he move the ball at address?
He has been saying for a while now that he needs to get off to better starts in events and in Mexico yesterday Rory McIlroy delivered. The World Number One soared into a two-stroke first round lead at the WGC-Mexico Championship to continue an excellent run of form of late with a six-under-par 65 at Chapultepec Golf Club.
Due to the vagaries of the world ranking system, Rory Mcilroy is set to grab the top spot from Brooks Koepka. Neither player is playing this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am which means when the hard sums are crunched next Monday McIlroy will regain World Number One for the first time since 2015.
I am not sure what all the fuss is about as I’m with Rory on this one. I too am fed up of shooting fifteen over par every week at my club and not winning a competition. I am going to write to the committee and insist they rethink the course as clearly there is something very wrong going on.
At the Wednesday press conference with Rory McIlroy at the BMW PGA Championship the subject inevitably turned to slow play. It transpires that the world number two had been watching the Solheim Cup, or as GolfPunk had renamed it the Slowheim Cup.
Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Tour Player of the year award for the third time, beating world number one Brooks Koepka into second place, and he got the Nicklaus award from the Golden Bear himself whilst having lunch.
What happens when you pair one of the world’s biggest pop stars with the world’s number two golfer at a Pro-Am event? Well it’s no joke but what you actually get is a lesson in bunker play in the middle of the round, oh and a very near miss!
The Tour Championship is looking like it will provide a thrilling finale to the men’s season on Sunday as at the halfway point as Brooks Koepke leads Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas by one stroke, with Xander Schauffele and Paul Casey still very much in contention.
J. B. Holmes leads the Open after a fine 66 on day one but all the talk was about Tiger and Rory. Once again when the spotlight of expectation was on him McIlroy failed to deliver and Tiger, well Tiger just looked tired.
Hughie's is the 416 yards, par 4 first hole on the Royal Portrush course. There is out of bounds on both sides of the hole with most golfers most concerned with that on the right. However, as there are bunkers on the right and left of the fairway at 262 yards and 291 yards respectively, most pros will go with an iron.
Rory McIlroy shot a six under 64 in the third round of the Canadian Open to move into a share of the lead with the US’s Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson. McIlroy’s countryman Graeme McDowell slipped back slightly but sits in joint ninth on eight under – Come on Gmac!
Who wouldn’t want to tee it up in their home open? Well for one, Rory McIlroy, who is giving this year’s Irish Open a miss. No biggy, I hear you say, it’s not like choosing to miss something like the Olympics is it? Oh, hang on Rory turned that one down too. So, what are the priorities of the 29-year-old darling of Irish Golf
Rory McIlroy has been installed as the favourite to win The Masters after making a blistering start to the year.
When Rory McIlroy discovered a couple of his fans were in tears because he didn't win the WGC, he decided to cheer them up. And how!
It was announced just last week that Justin Rose had signed up as an ambassador for men’s clothing brand Bonobos. I have to be honest and admit that I’d never heard of Bonobos before, so I’ve been doing a little digging into the brand that will now be worn on and off the course by the current World No 1 golfer.
Justin Rose reinforced his status as the world’s leading golfer and saw his own Tour statistics rise in winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday with a majestic performance using HONMA TWorld 747 driver, irons and wedges for only the second time in competition.
"He's the number one player in the world, and he's showing why." That was Adam Scott taking about Justin Rose immedately after finishing second to the Englishman by two shots at Torrey Pines in the FarmersInsurance Open.
Justin Rose has reclaimed the world No. 1 spot, even though he did not play at the Tournament of Champions last week in Hawaii, which was won by Xander Schauffle.
Rory McIlroy has welcomed the sweeping changes that have been implemented to the rules of golf and hopes that the new rules will bring a greater clarity within the sport.
Honma Golf Limited has announced that HONMA and Justin Rose have agreed to a multi-year partnership in which Justin Rose will lead HONMA’s worldwide tour presence.
Rory McIlroy may be battling away at the DP Tour Championship, but before he left for Abu Dhabi he took the time to respond to a young Northern Irelander’s letter.
Rory McIlroy is not in the least bothered that if he quits the European Tour he could jeopardise his potential future Ryder Cup captaincy, commenting that "It's twenty years away."
Rory McIlroy is rumoured to be thinking of working with Billy Foster after his recent split from Lee Westwood.
We first heard the rumour that Justin Rose would be leaving TaylorMade back at this year’s Open in Carnoustie, and the rumours don’t seem to be going away. If anything, they are just getting louder and louder.
Rory McIlroy has sold his Palm Beach Gardens home for $11.50 million, and taken a $250,00 hit on it.
Justin Rose has successfully defended a title for the first time in his career by winning the Turkish Airlines Open in a dramatic playoff with Haotong Li.
Teaming up with 4-time Major Championship Winner and Current World #5 Rory McIlroy, TaylorMade's new Junior sets are engineered to help kids develop a passion for the sport at an early age.
Padraig for 2020 Captain, yay!!! That's what Rory is calling for. And why not? Three-time major winner (including two USPGAs) Padraig would be a great choice to take the lads out to Whistling Straits.
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.
After finishing 14 shots behind Brooks Koepka at Bellerive, Rory McIlroy is desperately trying to find his form ahead of the Ryder Cup.
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.
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter are tied for second after moving day at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
The winds have hardly blustered at Carnoustie this week but Justin Rose still needed a last-gasp birdie yesterday to avoid being beached on the Angus coast. But today he has only gone and tied the course record at Carnoustie.
Justin Thomas is the only US Ryder Cup player who has made it over the pond to play the French Open at Le Golf National in Paris, the home of this year's Ryder Cup. Taking one for the team?
Justin Rose won his ninth PGA Tour title with a comfortable three-shot victory at the Fort Worth Invitational.
Justin Rose has shot an impressive 66 to take a four shot lead into the final day at the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial.
Francesco Molinari was the well deserved winner of the BMW PGA Championship as he beat Rory McIlroy with a brilliantly composed final round of 68 to take the title by two shots. And he’s properly played himself into Ryder Cup contention.
Ouch! This is the moment a lady spectator got hit on the hand from 10 yards at the BMW Championship at Wentworth by Rory McIlroy's doomed escape shot...
It was a rollercoaster round for Rory McIlroy, but he is still in it, despite only shooting a one under 71, whilst Francisco Molinari was hot to trot with a six under 66 - the best round of the day by two shots.
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.
Back in the day when the ice bucket challenge was all the rage. Tiger Woods nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal, while Rory McIlroy nominated Wayne Rooney, former president George W. Bush, and actress Meghan Markle, who was best known then for her role in the show "Suits".
The R&A won't like this, but Rory McIlroy has gone on the record to state that he believes that the Masters has now overtaken the other major championships as "the biggest golf tournament in the world".
Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson were teamed up at the Zurich Classic, and it was not long before all eyes were fixed on Justin Rose as he stripped off to play his call out alligator infested waters.
Justin Thomas was in touching distance of replacing Dustin Johnson as World No 1, but a resurgent Bubba Watson beat him 3&2 to progress into the final against Kevin Kisner.
Rory McIlroy secured his first victory in 18 months with his win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bayhill, as he prepares the ground for another shot at The Masters.
Bryson DeChambeau, with his one-length Cobra irons, joined Henrik Stenson at the top of the leaderboard at Bay Hill while Tiger trod water and Rory showed he is beginning to tread lightly in the right direction.
Justin Leonard, the 1997 Open Championship winner, recently put his Aspen, Colorado home on the market for a pretty $15.9 million.
Not bad for the World Number 60! Li Haotong faced down the one and only Rory McIlroy after overturning a two-shot deficit from the 10th hole to win the Dubai Desert Classic.
Rory McIlroy has shot a four under 68 to trail Haotong Li by a single shot on moving day at the Dubai Desert Classic.
Rory McIlroy has taken to Instagram to play down the signifcance of a heart irregularity discovered in a recent medical. Here's his statement in full.
Rory McIlroy has just put his pad in Palm Beach, Florida on the market, and it’s yours for $13 million. We’re checking down the back of the sofa now.
Justin Rose has won the Indonesian Masters by eight clear shots for his third victory in just seven weeks for is proving to be an excellent end and start to his season.
The course where Justin Rose first learned to play golf is set for closure, and the action group trying to save it is furious with the local council for not taking into account their views.
Justin Rose has been announced as the tournament host for the 2018 British Masters, and Walton Heath in Surrey will be the tournament venue, which will run from October 11-14.
Rory McIlroy's management and image rights company has recorded a staggering pre-tax loss of £79.4m last year. The paper-only loss stems from a non-cash write-down of $99m in the value of McIlroy's lifetime image rights.
Justin Rose and his wife will celebrate their wedding anniversary in a rather unusual way - she will caddy for him at next month’s the Indonesian Masters.
Rory McIlroy will make his return to golf in January’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after time out to get over his rib problem.
You couldn't make this up. The Race To Dubai remains on a knife edge as Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood go toe to toe. At the end of day three we still don't know who is going to prevail...
It's all happening at the Tour Championship in Dubai as Justin Rose attempts to reel Tommy Fleetwood in and take the number one spot come Sunday night.
With back-to-back victories now under his belt, it looks like Justin Rose has a new ambition in mind –getting into the Hall of Fame.
To celebrate Rosey's back to back wins in 2017, we take a look back to a GolfPunk Classic. It's exactly 10 years ago, November 2007 and we've lured him to an abandoned runway...
Justin Rose and Nicolas Colsaerts served up a Sunday treat as they went head to head down the stretch, producing a birdie-fest which Rose concluded with a birdie at the 72nd hole.
There's no snugger place in the world than the clubhouse when you know you've posted a target after a stunning final day, and you're watching the overnight leaders fall apart all over the place. Enter Justin Rose...
Justin Thomas continued his great run of form with another win at the CJ Cup in South Korea. But Marc Leishman pushed him all the way.
Normally when you're facing a yardage of this type (which has a blind second shot no matter how well you hit your drive), you're content to slide one down there 300 or so yards and see what happens. Or you can do this...
Here's something that you won't see every day on the Tour. Justin Thomas was confronted with a terrible lie on the green at the fifth. It was time to get creative......
It may be the start of a new season for Justin Thomas, but he is simply carrying on from where he left off as he shoots a 9 under par 63 to take the lead at the CJ Cup in South Korea.
Rory McIlroy shot a brilliant 64 to force himself into contention for a first win of the year in the British Masters.
The 10 Million Dollar Kid. Justin Thomas trousers the loot as Xander Schauffele makes Tour history
Justin Thomas got a proper champagne reception today after his $10 million scoop from the Tour Championship - a champagne reception which involved him being sprayed in the stuff by his Presidents Cup team mates.
Tiger Woods has written a long blog post, which confirms that he’s not living in pain anymore and is feeling strong. And that Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas have been coming over to his house for putting competitions.
Rory McIllroy has accepted Cristiano Ronaldo's #CR7Challenge to post a video of his best soccer trick. And he has has made some interesting nominations of his own.
In what has to be a surprise to all of us, Rory McIlroy has accepted an invitation to play in the British Masters, which kicks off at Close House GC next week.
Rory McIlroy will have to produce a top 4 finish if he is to make next week's Tour Championship, while Ian Poulter will need a top 5 if he is to make it.
Rory McIlroy's 2017 season will be one that he will want to quickly put behind him, as with the missed cut in Boston he has fallen down the world rankings.
"When you are missing both ways with your driver, it's never good. And I also made a bogey with a wedge in my hand at the first, which is sloppy."
Speaking ahead of this week’s first FedEx Cup playoff event, Rory McIlroy had this to say about what his winning cheque for $10 million in last year’s event was used for.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he intends to play in five more events this year before taking an extended break to recovery from his long standing rib injury.
Rory McIlroy has had a change of heart, and will now not take a porlonged period of time off to recover from his persistent rib injury. Instead he will now try and defend his FedEx Cup title.
There's a great viral video doing the rounds by a guy called Steven Connolly who has lipsynced an interview with Rory McIlroy on what he is expecting from his new caddy, and the results are unusual to say the least.
Rory McIlroy’s challenge for major honours in 2017 is effectively over, but he is already looking to the future.
He's done it. JT wins US PGA
Rory McIlroy has narrated an emotional feature on the incredible story of Traden Karch, which aired on the Golf Channel on Wednesday evening.
Rory McIlroy parted company with JP Fitzgerald on Monday, after working with him for nine years, and winning four majors, although none since 2014. And now he has opened up as why the two have parted company.
What???? Rory & JP split ahead of Bridgestone Invitational...
It is believed that a golf 'fan' pocketed Rory McIlroy’s lost ball at the Open, which could have cost Rory up to $203,000 in prize money, not that he is short of a bob or two.
Rory McIlroy's wardrobe has got much better since he started wearing Nike gear. But what was he wearing on Sunday?
McIlroy was 150/1 following the opening six hole meltdown but all that has changed now.
Check out Justin and his shirt, tie, and cardi combo!!!
Justin Rose has returned to Royal Birkdale this week for The Open Championship, the site where he brought home low amateur honours in 1998. adidas is making sure he’s ready.
Here's a brilliant recreation of Justin Rose's famous shot on the 18th at the 1998 Open at Royal Birkdale in Lego.
Rory McIlroy, the world’s No 4, has only gone and missed another cut – his third in four outings. So what’s going wrong?
Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at the DD Irish Open. And it's not for the first time!
Rory McIlroy has banned himself from social media after his Twitter row with Steve Elkington.
Rory McIlroy just made the cut, but Jason Day is heading home after signing for the wrong score at an eventful day at the Travelers.
Nice work from Rory McIlroy as he makes a fan's dream come true. Noreen Murnane suffered a stroke six years ago, and wanted to meet the man himself. And Rory duly obliged.
Rory did not make it to the weekend of the 117th US Open, and his demeanour did not go unnoticed by the 1995 PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington. It was time for a Twitter handbagging.
As Justin Rose gets ready for an attempt at his second US Open title, he has been talking about the similarities between Erin Hills and Merion.