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Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

Mar 24th, 2018

Justin Thomas has beaten Si Woo Kim in an emphatic 6&5 victory to secure his quarterfinal place, and now faces Kyle Stanley in his quarter final. At the time of writing, he is three up through 12, and another step closer to taking the World No 1 position from Dustin Johnson, who crashed out in the first round.

WGC Match Play Day 4

WGC Match Play Day 4

Mar 26th, 2017

Here are the winners and losers of the quarter finals of the WGC–Dell Match Play Championships. It's all shaping up nicely for the semi–finals......

2106 WGC–HSBC preview

2106 WGC–HSBC preview

Oct 25th, 2016

It may be season’s end, but there are still a few loose ends to be tied off before the PGA calendar rolls over to 2017. And there’s none bigger that the 2016 WGC–HSBC Champions at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai.

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Shane Lowry will defend WGC

Jun 9th, 2016

Shane Lowry has decided to defend his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title later this month. This will mean that he will miss out on what could be precious Ryder Cup points.

Jason Day suffers injury on 16th tee at WGC

Jason Day suffers injury on 16th tee at WGC

Mar 24th, 2016

After hobbling to victory over Graeme McDowell, Jason Day disappeared from the golf course at the WGC and is now a major doubt for the Masters which, if you weren't already getting excited, is two weeks away.

WGC World Matchplay golf betting tips

WGC World Matchplay golf betting tips

Mar 22nd, 2016

The Spiv is back with the inside track....The WGC World Match Play is one of my favourite events of the year. I love Match Play. The only problem is that there isn’t enough of it around on the Tour. This makes it difficult to place a bet. An out of form player with a strong competitive nature can easily win this one.

The WGC-Cadillac at The Blue Monster

The WGC-Cadillac at The Blue Monster

Mar 6th, 2016

Adam Scott and the Zimmer frame putter? It’s yesterday’s news. We have all moved on. This was a back-to-back win for Scott, who started with a very bad back nine, which would have destroyed a lesser player. 

Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championships

Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championships

Mar 5th, 2016

Rory McIlroy lit it up last night, shooting a second round 65 at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Jumping up to second place, Rory is two shots back of an in form Adam Scott.

Rory McIlroy leads at the WGC Cadillac

Rory McIlroy leads at the WGC Cadillac

Mar 5th, 2016

Rory is back with the programme, and has burnt it up on day three at the WGC Cadillac on Donald Trump’s Blue Monster. And his putting is making the difference.

Knox Takes WGC-HSBC Title

Knox Takes WGC-HSBC Title

Nov 8th, 2015

Russell Knox’ed on the door and walked straight through to collect his first PGA, European, and WGC titles at the WGC-HSBC Champions. His 68 was enough to take a two shot victory over Kevin Kisner, while Danny Willett charged through the leaderboard with a 62 to really heat things up in the Race to Dubai standings.

Day 3 at the WGC-HSBC Champions

Day 3 at the WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 7th, 2015

It was a smashing Saturday in Shanghai as Jordan Spieth shot through the field with a blistering 63 at WGC-HSBC Champions. Nine birdies and no dropped shots has put Spieth just three shots off Kevin Kisner’s lead having started the day 10 shots back.

Grace Leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Grace Leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Nov 5th, 2015

It was a day of fireworks as Branden Grace took a one shot lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.

What's in Dustin Johnson's WGC winning bag?

What's in Dustin Johnson's WGC winning bag?

Feb 25th, 2019

Johnson's 21st career victory is the second global win for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s ground-breaking Speed Injected Twist Face technology; with the victory, Johnson joins stablemate Tiger Woods as the only players to win a WGC event 3 times.

Bubba Watson wins WGC

Bubba Watson wins WGC

Mar 26th, 2018

He does things on the golf course that mesmerise and amaze us. Off the course he’s nuttier than a squirrel at a nut festival. Here he comes, right atcha, Bubba Watson.

Fleming Golf Tips Mexico WGC

Fleming Golf Tips Mexico WGC

Mar 1st, 2018

Brilliant first European tour success for our selection 70/1 Eddie Pepperell at the Qatar Masters, it looked until the last few holes that one of our selections Tommy Fleetwood or Alex Noren would prevail over in USA but the brilliance of Justin Thomas won the day !!

The Golf Spiv calls the WGC HSBC Champions

The Golf Spiv calls the WGC HSBC Champions

Oct 25th, 2017

It’s the WGC HSBC Champions this week, as we head to China. The star-studded line up includes winners from the PGA and European Tours. However, some are not making the trip. Garcia, Spieth, McIlroy will not be there but fear not, there is plenty of talent on show here. 

Flying start for the WGC HSBC Champions

Flying start for the WGC HSBC Champions

Oct 25th, 2017

HSBC created a mid-air spectacular to launch this year’s WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, with Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson, and local hero Li Haotong making sure that “Asia’s Major” got off to a flying start.

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Dustin Johnson wins WGC

Mar 27th, 2017

Dustin Johnson beat Jon Rahm in the World Match Play final to become the first player to win all four World Golf Championships.

Dustin Johnson wins WGC in Mexico

Dustin Johnson wins WGC in Mexico

Mar 5th, 2017

Dustin Johnson produced a terrific recovery on the 72nd hole to finish -14 and win the WGC by one stroke from England's Tommy Fleetwood.

Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC

Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC

Oct 30th, 2016

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan became the first Asian winner of the World Golf Championship last night as he romped to a seven shot victory over Henrik Stenson and Daniel Berger... (WATCH)

Trump loses WGC

Trump loses WGC

Jun 2nd, 2016

Someone at the PGA is having a laugh at The Trump’s expense. And Trump is not amused!

WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai

WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai

Nov 3rd, 2015

Here are the tee times and pairings for Thursday and Friday at the WSG-HSBC Champions in Shanghai. All tee times are local, so allow 13 hours ahead for eastern standard time and 8 hours for GMT.    

Shane Lowry's WGC Winning What's In the Bag...

Shane Lowry's WGC Winning What's In the Bag...

Aug 10th, 2015

So Shane Lowry shot an awesome 66 final round to win the Bridgestone Invitational. Srixon sponsored, he uses the companies irons, fairways, and balls plus sister company Cleveland's 588 wedges.

Titleist to sponsor Sky Sports coverage

Titleist to sponsor Sky Sports coverage

Jan 5th, 2019

Titleist will continue to build its long association with the world’s best players through their sponsorship of  Sky Sports Golf’s coverage of the 2019 PGA Tour and World Golf Championships (WGCs).

Fleming Golf tips for The Dell Match Play

Fleming Golf tips for The Dell Match Play

Mar 21st, 2018

Great stuff from Rory McIlroy at last weekend's Arnold Palmer Invitational, he must have a great chance at this week's match play event, as has last year's winner Dustin Johnson. But we will try and look outside the two hot Favourites. This week's other event is low key, so we concentrate on the Dell Match play.

Justin Rose wins as Dustin Johnson collapses

Justin Rose wins as Dustin Johnson collapses

Oct 29th, 2017

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...

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Tragedy for Gary Woodland

Mar 29th, 2017

Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC–Dell Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their unborn twins.

Dustin Johnson withdraws from the Shell Open

Dustin Johnson withdraws from the Shell Open

Mar 28th, 2017

Dustin Johnson has officially withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open as he need a good rest after his five–day victory in the WGC–Dell Match Play. And we can't blame him! 

European Trio get PGA special exemption

European Trio get PGA special exemption

Mar 28th, 2017

European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have all been given Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.  

Here's the final 16

Here's the final 16

Mar 25th, 2017

it's a Saturday showdown for Phil MIckelson and Mark Leishman in the WGC–Dell Match Play Championship after winning their groups in the round robin stage.  

Sergio hits a stinker

Sergio hits a stinker

Mar 25th, 2017

Sergio hits an absolute stinker! You'll be hard pushed to see a worst shot on tour this year.

Dustin Johnson What's In The Bag

Dustin Johnson What's In The Bag

Mar 6th, 2017

After recently adding the '17 M1 driver and TP5x golf ball to his bag, it was DJ's '17 M1 3HL fairway that he first put in the bag at Riviera that was key for him at Club de Golf Chapultepec's high altitude.

Tommy Fleetwood's high–five masterclass

Tommy Fleetwood's high–five masterclass

Mar 6th, 2017

It was a sensational weekend for 26–year–old Tommy Fleetwood, as he came second at the WGC Mexico Championship, shooting a closing day 66 to finish one shot behind Dustin Johnson. But his celebration didn't quite go to plan.

Ace for Justin Thomas

Ace for Justin Thomas

Mar 4th, 2017

Here's how to leap up the leaderboard. Beauty of an ace from Justin Thomas on the par 3 13th which propels him into the lead at the WGC Mexico Championship.

Mexican Futbol commentators take on golf

Mexican Futbol commentators take on golf

Mar 3rd, 2017

Mexican football broadcasters Antonio Rosique and Carlos Guerrero have taken their reporting talents to the WGC Mexico Championships. It's golf commenting, but not as we know it. 

Rory McIlroy hit by food poisoning

Rory McIlroy hit by food poisoning

Mar 3rd, 2017

Rory may be coming back from a rib injury, but he's now had to contend with a bout of food poisoning as he remains in contention at the WGC Mexico Championship. 

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

Mar 1st, 2017

It's the WGC Mexico Championships this week, and the Tour is having to make a big detour from it's usual Florida swing now that Trump's Doral is off the rota. So the PGA hired a charter flight to get the players there! 

PXG sign Pat Perez

PXG sign Pat Perez

Feb 27th, 2017

PXG has announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with Pat Perez.

Rory McIlroy tees it up with The Trump

Rory McIlroy tees it up with The Trump

Feb 20th, 2017

There's no stopping the Trumper when it comes to hitting the links, and getting high quality golf partners. So who has he been teeing up with now? Well, it's Rory McIlroy.

Hideki Matsuyama tops the leaderboard

Hideki Matsuyama tops the leaderboard

Oct 28th, 2016

YE Yang may have won a major but, to date, no Asian player has won a Word Golf Championship. Yet all that could change this week as Japan’s 24-year-old Hideki Matsuyama goes into the halfway stage of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan with a three-shot lead over Bill Haas and Russell Knox, the defending champion. 

The Force

The Force

Oct 26th, 2016

Li Haotong has got a new nickname for the week at the WGC–HSBC Champions. He’s being called “The Force”  

Russell Knox mobbed by pop fans

Russell Knox mobbed by pop fans

Oct 26th, 2016

Russell Knox was mobbed by music fans who mistook him for pop star and golf lover Justin Timberlake. We're not getting this one at all.

Bowditch breaks 80 shock-horror

Bowditch breaks 80 shock-horror

Jul 3rd, 2016

Steven Bowditch shot a plus two 72 in the second round of the WGC- Bridgestone Invitational, and got drug tested for his troubles.

 How to earn $50,000 for a single shot

How to earn $50,000 for a single shot

Jul 1st, 2016

Daniel Berger teed it up at the WGC- Bridgestone Invitational, and hit the ball 307 yards down the fairway. Then he retired with a shoulder injury. He was still $50,000 to the better though.

The Two Best Swings In Golf?

The Two Best Swings In Golf?

Mar 28th, 2016

Rory and Jason are absolute beasts, and their swings (or should that be swing?), just keep getting better and better.

Victor Dubuisson in Total Meltdown

Victor Dubuisson in Total Meltdown

Mar 7th, 2016

Victor Dubuisson had a full on meltdown last night at the WGC Cadillac. It can't have been that bad, he still managed to shoot a 72...

Sergio calls out Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee

Sergio calls out Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee

Mar 6th, 2016

Sergio has thrown a bit of a Twitter wobbly after the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee said he had a bad attitude after an outburst of temper at this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral.

Introducing Li Haotong

Introducing Li Haotong

Nov 7th, 2015

Chinese golfer 20-year old Li Haotong is just one shot behind the leader Kevin Kisner in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai. He shot a third round six under 66, and is two shots ahead of Jordan Speith.  If he were to win this would be an amazing boost for golf in China, and will catapult him to fame in his home country.  

Poulter Keeps Ryder Cup Dream Alive

Poulter Keeps Ryder Cup Dream Alive

Nov 2nd, 2015

After his mad dash to Hong Kong, Ian Poulter still hadn’t done quite enough to be eligible for next years Ryder Cup standings. But through luck, perseverance and injury, Poults will be still able to qualify for the best event in golf.

Lowry Lands Big Win

Lowry Lands Big Win

Aug 10th, 2015

Irish eyes were smiling on a thrilling final day of action at the Bridgestone International, and after several twists and turns a surprising winner came out on top. With over night leaders Jim Furyk and Justin Rose struggling to final round 72’s, it was left to Ireland's Shane Lowry to pick up the victory, with a final round of 66 at Firestone Country Club South.

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Danny Lee-ds the way!!!

Aug 7th, 2015

It was Danny Lee who was the first round leader with a sensational five under par 65. The New Zealander mixed seven birdies with two bogeys to top the leaderboard. After already winning the Greenbrier Classic last month the in form 25 year old looks like could go all the way and win his first World Golf Championship at Firstone Country Club.