One of the increasing delights in reporting on the PGA Tour is the pleasure to take advantage of Airbnb and it’s ever-increasing selection of houses.
Too often we have stayed at unfriendly hotels fighting to get a window open for some fresh air and missing breakfast because we’ve been five minutes late in getting ourselves downstairs.
So with the assistance of Airbnb we have spent the past three weeks while present here in the US taking advantage of the houses for rental.
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Graeme McDowell will have his ‘beeper’ switched in readiness to dash back to Orlando should his wife give birth early to the couple’s first child.
McDowell is returning to competition for this week’s $8m Barclays Championship and the opening event for the four-tournament Play-Off Series.
The Portrushman qualified in being placed 43rd on the FedEx Cup points list and along with fellow Ulsterman Rory McIlroy they’re among just 125 players vying for the £1,44m first prize cheque.
The former ...
Graeme McDowell’s regular caddy Ken Comboy will take a break from his duties for the Barclays Championship Pro-Am.
Instead, carrying the clubs for the former US Open champion will be Bruce Rempel who will scratch a significant golf item off of his bucket list.
The president of Saskatoon’s range cover brand, Dryrainge, will be inside the ropes at Ridgewood CC in New York caddying for McDowell.
“I’m bursting,” said Rempel.
“From a golf nerd’s perspective this ...
Tiger Woods gave Rory McIlroy a right royal soaking in winning their ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ while the pair were visiting the Big Apple.
The Challenge was a promotion between the Nike staff players for ALS after both Woods and McIlroy had been nominated as the two most popular choices.
Ahead of being doused, Tiger nominated Phil Knight and Rafael Nadal while Rory nominated George W. Bush, Wayne Rooney, and a model and actor named Meghan Markle.
But as you can see from the video it was ...
Double Masters winning Bubba Watson admits he got is wrong at last fortnight’s 96th PGA Championship.
Not only did Watson seem to distract first and second round playing partner Rory McIlroy with his antics but the American admits one of the biggest mistakes was not to take part in the ‘Longest Drive Contest’ conducted off the 10th tee on Tuesday ahead of the season-ending Major.
“Not competing in the Long Drive was the first mistake,” he said Tuesday from The Barclays.
Some six weeks ago we wondered if Rory McIlroy would ever win a third Major.
But now after McIlroy’s incredible Open Championship, WGC – Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship ‘Triple Crown’ winning efforts the golf world is doing handstands over the 25 year old’s talents.
And here is a TV piece sent to us by AG TV(Arab Golf TV) and we bring it to you only because there is some wonderful footage of McIlroy as a youngster.
“I want to be a 46-year old Olympian” declared Phil Mickelson as he already sets his sights on new year.
Mickelson is returning to competition in this week’s Barclays Championship in Paramus, New Jersey and the opening event of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Play-Off Series.
However after the disappointment of finishing joint runner-up in last fortnight’s PGA Championship Mickelson is already committing himself to the New Year.
And aside from capturing a sixth Major Championship Mickelson wants ...