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Padraig Urges Son Paddy To Be Aggressive, Cut Corners & Use Imagination During Father & Son.

Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington will make his PNC Father/Son Challenge debut this week with now 14-year old son, Paddy as his partner. The two-day event again takes place on the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes course in Orlando. Harrington and his son will rub shoulders with some of the greats of the game and none higher than 18-time Major winning Jack Nicklaus who will tee-up with his grandson as partner. Lee Trevino is also competing with his son while double Masters winner Bernhard Langer ...

Woods & McIlroy – First Showdown In 30 Months At 2018 Genesis Open.

Four-time Major winning Rory McIlroy is set to renew his rivaly with 14-time Major winning Tiger Woods at next February’s Woods-hosted Genesis Open in suburban Los Angeles. Organisers of the event confirmed a story run last week by www.golfbytourmiss.com  that McIlroy is returning to the event for only a second occasion after contesting the then 2016 Northern Trust Open and finishing T20th behind Bubba Watson. The Tiger Woods Foundation took over the running of the event this year but with ...

Lowry Insists First Six Months Of 2018 Will Determine If He Settles In The States.

Shane Lowry insists eventually settling full-time in the States is very much dependent on how his young family cope renting for six months within the gated Mirasol Country Club community in Florida. Lowry and his wife, Wendy have elected to rent premises located off the famed PGA Boulevard at Palm Beach Gardens. The two Mirasol courses are located less than a five-minute drive from PGA National and host venue each year to the Honda Classic and where Padraig Harrington won in 2015, and also where ...

Sergio Garcia Wins Coveted 2017 AGW Golfer Writers Trophy.

Masters champion Sergio Garcia is this year’s recipient of the Golf Writers Trophy, as awarded by the Association of Golf Writers. The 37-year old Spaniard won an overwhelming majority of votes cast by AGW members following a season in which he claimed his first major title. Garcia’s Masters victory was one of three wins in what he has described as the best season of his life.  He won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February before claiming his first Green Jacket by triumphing in a thrilling ...

G Mac & Lowry Vow To Return Stronger In New Year After Shootout Shock.

Naples, Florida …. The all-Ireland duo of Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry have vowed to kick-start their New Year campaign in earnest after the agony of letting slip an historic victory in the QBE Shootout at Naples, Florida. American’s Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair came from two shots adrift of the Emerald Isle pair to win by a similar margin with an eight-under par 64 for a combined 26-under par winning total. McDowell and Lowry had been just one behind with two holes to play only to ...

Norman’s Designed 100+ Courses In 34 Countries But Singles Out Cathedral Lodge As Recent Best.

Naples, Florida … Greg Norman has designed over 100 golfer courses in 34 countries and six continents but has singled out his newest design – Cathedral Lodge – as his latest best. Cathedral Lodge is located to the north-east of Melbourne and the capital of the Australian State of Victoria. The course features creeks and and gorges, and is laid out in a natural amphitheatre with a view directly to a high razorback ridge known as the Cathedral Range which forms part of the Great ...

Lowry & McDowell Looking To End Long USA Winning Domination Of QBE Shootout.

Naples, Florida … The all-Ireland pairing of Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are set to end a long USA domination and become the first Irish-born winners and only the second non-USA born duo of the QBE Shootout at the Tiburon course in Naples, Florida. Lowry and McDowell combined to come from five shots behind at the start of the second round and gel superbly in the modified alternate shot format in recording an eight-under par 64 and storm to an eventualy share of the lead in the overcast, ...