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Paddy Harrington Bitten By The Golf Bug After His Father-&-Son Debut.

Orlando, Florida …  Paddy Harrington’s clearly was now itching to play more golf after teaming with his father Padraig to make his ‘world stage’ debut in the Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. The Harrington’s combined recording eight birdies and just two bogeys in a ‘better ball’ six under par 66 second round for an 11-under total in the two-day event. The effort handed them a share of 16th place and a shot behind legendary Jack Nicklaus and his grandson who posted a last day ...

Rose Crowns Season Capturing Third Success In Six Starts With Indonesian Masters Victory.

  Justin Rose capped a sensational end to his season signing off with a final round 10-under-par 62 to win the Asian Tour’s season-ending Indonesian Masters by a very impressive eight shots at Royale Jakarta. Rose, 37 was in a class of his own celebrating a third victory toast in his last six tournaments and also the 21st win of his pro career. The World No. 6 travelled to Indonesia for a first time in his career to record scores of 62, 69, 66 and then post an eagle, nine birdies and just ...

Harrington’s Have Hurdle To Climb Heading To Final Round Father-&-Son Challenge

Orlando, Florida …. Padraig Harrington and 14-year old son, Paddy have their work cut out after posting a combined five-under par 67 on day one of the two-day PNC Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. The Harrington’s ended their debut in the ‘better-ball’ event sharing 15th place in the 20 two-man team field. Double Major winning Angel Cabrera and son Angel Cabrera Jr, and contesting the event for a first occasion, posted a combined 13-under par 59 to lead by a shot in the ideal warm ...

Greg Norman Jnr Swaps His Waveboard For His Soft Spikes.

Orlando, Florida …. Greg Norman Jnr was just 13-years of age when I was on hand to witness him make his ‘world stage’ golfing debut teeing-up in the 1998 Junior Open Championship at the Hillside course in England. He returned nine years later to that stage as a then 22-year old to team with his father, Greg Norman in the 2007 Father-and-Son Challenge sharing sixth place before a year later when they got back together to split the $US 290,000 first prize in capturing the ADT ...

Harrington More Interest Than Most In Banning TV Lounge Room Dismissals

Orlando, Florida ….  Padraig Harrington has more interest than most in backing New Year changes to the Rules of Golf that will ban ‘TV lounge chair’ dismissals. The triple Major winner knows first-hand what it’s like to be thrown out of an event having been disqualified from the 2011 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after being judged to have illegally moved his ball on day one of the UAE event. A TV viewer, and having access to ‘slow-mo’ footage, emailed the European Tour to say Harrington ...

Nicklaus Applauds Decision To Rule Out TV Lounge Room Phone-Ins.

Orlando, Florida …. Golf’s greatest player, Jack Nicklaus has applauded the decision by the ruling bodies of the sport to rule out from January 1st people phoning-in or emailing alleged breaches of the rules from watching TV coverage of golf. Of course, TV coverage of golf was in the infant stages when Nicklaus began dominating TV screens and even in his Nicklaus’ later stages of his career there was no such thing as ‘slow-mo’ TV coverage. Nonetheless, the 77-year old ...

Golf’s Golden Bear Not Getting Too Excited On Tiger’s Return To Competition.

Orlando, Florida … The golf world may be excited at the prospect of Tiger Woods soon returning to ful-time competition but not Jack Nicklaus. In fact, Nicklaus admitted he was not about to sit down for four days and watch TV coverage of Woods impressing at the recent Hero World Challenge. Woods ended 10 months on the sidelines with a share of ninth place on the Albany course in the Bahamas. But while the 18-time Major winning Nicklaus indicated the TV was on in his Florida house, golf’s ...