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Lowry Furious With New Ireland Quarantine Rule That Could See Him Without Caddy & Coach For Four Months

Shane Lowry was far from pleased in revealing he will be without his Open Championship winning caddy due to newly introduced Irish quarantine entry regulations. Lowry did not hold back saying the new ‘returning’ rule announced last Thursday that now affects those entering or returning from the USA will rob him, for possibly the next four months, of his caddy ‘Bo’ Martin and also the support of long-time coach, Neil Manchip. The Ireland Govenment ruling states: On 9th April, the Minister ...

The 2021 Masters – All The Facts & Figures Post Third Round At Augusta National

  Weather: Cloudy, with light showers late in the afternoon. High of 79. Wind SSE 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph. Play was suspended at 3:58 p.m. due to a dangerous weather situation. Play resumed at 5:15 p.m. for a delay of 77 minutes. Third-Round Leaderboard Hideki Matsuyama            69-71-65—205 (-11) Xander Schauffele              72-69-68—209 (-7) Marc Leishman                  72-67-70—209 (-7) Justin Rose                         ...

Hideki Matsuyama: History Beckons In A 455th Major For Land Of The Rising Sun

Golfing history beckons for the Land of the Rising Sun Hideki Matsuyama is now just 18 holes away from deliving Japan a first Major Championship success in the 2021 Masters at Augusta National. The 29-year old will take a four-shot lead into the last day of the 85th Masters after a stunning third round display that saw him produce a bogey-free seven-under par third day 65 and move to 11-under par. Matsuyama was the only player, and on a day delayed by some 75-minutes due to a storm, not to drop a ...

MacIntyre All Set For An Automatic 2022 Masters Return

Super Scot Robert MacIntyre heads to the final round of a first Masters set to earn an automatic invitation into the 2022 Masters. MacIntyre produced a roller-coaster round of highs and lows on day three ‘moving day’ that included  six birdies but also four bogeys in a round of 70 and to move to two- under par at Augusta National With the leaders still to move to the inward nine, MacIntyre was in the Augusta clubhouse in 12th place and then just five shots from the lead. MacIntyre’s day began ...

Weir & First Lefty To Win The Masters Full Of Praise For MacIntyre

Canadian Mike Weir, and the first lefty to win the Masters, was full of praise for Robert MacIntyre after playing the opening two Augusta rounds in the company of the young Scot. Weir captured the 2003 Masters to also become only the second lefty in the history of the ancient club-and-ball game to win a Major Championship after his play-off victory of American Len Mattice. Kiwi Sir Bob Charles had been the first lefty in winning the 1963 Open Championship. Weir, and contesting a 22nd straight Masters ...

Leishman Again Knocking On Augusta National’s Victory Door.

Aussie Marc Leishman is again knocking on Augusta National’s victory door after a five-under par 67 on day two of the 85th Masters. Leishman brilliantly birdied his opening three holes and then after an only bogey at 11, he proceeded to birdie three of closing seven holes and move into a share of fourth place on five-under par and only two adrift of England’s Justin Rose in warm conditons at Augusta National The 33-year-old Leishman born in rural Victoria and now residing with his family ...

Lowry Stands Tall Fighting Back From Horror Augusta Start

Shane Lowry proudly strode to the famed Georgia clubhouse clearly delighted to have fought back from a horror start and ensure his place in the final two rounds of the 85th Masters. After slumping to three-over after just two holes, Lowry played the remaining 16 holes in two-under in a round of 73 for a 36-hole level par tally at Augusta National. Lowry headed into the warmer conditions of day two at one-under par but after finding the opening fairway the Clara golfer soon found himself at two-over ...