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MENA Tour’s Mohamed Juma Buamain Honoured With Lifetime Award At Asia Pacific Golf Summit.

The MENA Tour’s inspirational leader Mohamed Juma Buamaim has been richly honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th Asia Pacific Golf Summit for his immense contribution in spearheading the development of the game. The award was presented at the now annual ‘Oscars’ for golf, held at Da Nang in Vietnam at the weekend, recognised and celebrated the very best who unravelled “new directions for the game going forward.” “I am deeply honoured and humbled to accept this award ...

Dunne’s EurAsia Cup Selection First Step Towards Ultimate Ryder Cup Goal.

Paul Dunne’s official confirmation in being selected to represent Europe in the EurAsia Cup is clearly a first step towards eventual Ryder Cup selection. Dunne was among 10 ‘available’ players to qualify automatically for Thomas Bjorn’s team that will tackle an Asian Team commencing on January 12th at the Glenmarie Country Club course in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Bjorn chose two ‘wildcard’ picks in Paul Casey and talented Frenchman Alex Levy. Joining Dunne as automatic ...

Casey’s Ryder Cup Return Boosted By EurAsia Cup Selection – Decision ‘No Brainer’ Says Bjorn.

Paul Casey’s return to the Ryder Cup later next year has been given a huge lift after Thomas Bjorn chose the Englishman to contest January’s EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. It has been four years since Casey last player in a European Tour sanctioned side and that was as a member of the victorious GB & I Seve Trophy side. Casey last played in a Ryder Cup in Nick Faldo’s haplessly led 2008 European Team at Valhala, and after being a member of the victorious 2008 and 2008 sides. And now ...

Bjorn Names EurAsia Cup Side – Five Past Ryder Cup Stars & Seven Potential Paris Rookies

Thomas Bjorn has announed January’s European Team to contest the EurAsia Cup with five former Ryder Cup stars and also seven players that he potentially could be taking to Paris later in 2018. Heading Bjorn’s team is 2016 Open winner Henrik Stenson and the big surprise being England’s Paul Casey who only announced he was rejoining the European Tour during the week of the WGC – HSBC Champions event in China. Also in Bjorn’s side is England’s Ross Fisher, who played ...

After 29 Events In 20 Countries On Four Continents Dunne’s Tank Remains Full.

… Terry Rowles in Hong Kong. Paul Dunne insists after this season contesting 29 tournaments in 20 different countries and on four continents there is still enough gas left in the tank for this week’s final event of his season, the USB Hong Kong Open. Dunne winds-up just his second full year on Tour a week after ending the 2016/17 wraparound European Tour year 13th on the Race to Dubai. The Greystones golfer banked a whopping Euro 1.7m and in a year capped by victory in the British Masters ...

John F. Kennedy … Timely Visit To Dallas 54-Years After The Events Of 1963.

It was a Saturday morning in Australia – November 23rd, 1963 – and I can still recall to this very day what I was doing that morning. Of course, I am now showing my age but I was headed to a schoolboy game of cricket at Willoughby Park in northern Sydney and close to the family home. I also recall, and  now 54-years on, asking someone why all the flags were flying at half-mast and the reason being the events of Friday, 22nd November, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. Having never been to Dallas ...

Lowry Upwards In The World Rankings & Onwards To Paris.

It has been far too long when Shane Lowry climbed to a career high of 17th in the World Rankings with an eighth place finish in the 2015 Turkish Airlines Open. Some three months earler, Lowry broke into the top-20 with his stunning success at the WGC – Bridgestone Invitational. But since late 2015 it has been an annoying slip down the Rankings and teeing-up in last week’s DP World Tour Championship as the World No. 85. Then after grabbing the clubhouse lead thanks to a sizzling 63 and ...