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McIlroy’s ‘Shutdown’ Following Dunhill Links Huge Blow To European Tour.

Old Westbury, Long Island, NY … Rory McIlroy’s decision to completely ‘shut down’ his season following October’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland comes as a huge blow to the European Tour. Not only has McIlroy ruled out contesting the one remaining WGC event in China and the last four Rolex Series events, including the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, but he intends to commence his 2018 season hopefully in Hawaii and definitely teeing-up in the PGA Tour’s ‘West ...

Jordan Spieth Now Reserving Claret Jug For Red Wine Only

Old Westbury, Long Island, NY … Open Champion, Jordan Spieth revealed he is now reserving only his favourite reds to drink from the Claret Jug. Golf’s most-famous trophy has been in the Texan’s possession for just over a month and he’s also delighted in having friends around for dinner and serving wine from the trophy. “I had friends over to my house last Saturday and we used the Claret Jug to pour wine from it and it is the first time I have had red wine in the Jug,” he said. “I ...

McIlroy Determined To Keep Alive Nine-Year Victory Run.

Old Westbury, New York … Four-time Major winning Rory McIlroy is desperate to end an injury-plagued season with a victory and keep alive a nine-year streak of having won at least one event a year since 2009. Despite the uncertainty following last fortnight’s PGA Championship, McIlroy will return to competition at this week’s Northern Trust and the opening event of the FedEx Cup Play-Off Series. It has also been a fortnight short of a year since McIlroy captured the Deutsche Bank Championship ...

Geoff Ogivly Admits It Was Like Eating Soup With A Fork But I’ve Found The Spoon.

Old Westbury, New York …. If Geoff Ogilvy had not of secured full playing rights for next year’s PGA Tour he could mirror the money on the public speaking circuit being earned by former Presidents and Prime Ministers with his vast knowledge. His pre-Northern Trust press conference, and just two days after moving right on the ‘bubble’ and 125th place on the FedEx Cup to 116th position and the assurance of membership for the 2017/18 season, was a golf writers dream. There was one fabulous ...

Rory Mcllroy Hits A Homer At Yankee Stadium

New York City, NY … Rory McIlroy warmed-up for this week’s opening event of the lucrative FedEx Cup Series hitting a home run with a golf ball at famed Yankee Stadium. There was no sell-out New York crowd in attendance given the Yankees were competing in Detroit and other than a few PGA Tour officials and FedEx Cup sponsor VIPs. McIlroy first hit wedge shots from a corporate enclosure into the diamond area as part of a ceremony involving FedEx making a $US 1 million donation to St. Jude’s ...

Shane Lowry Vows To Break Back Into Top-50 By Year’s End.

Shane Lowry has vowed to pour all his energies over the next four months to get himself back inside the top-50 to qualify for the 2018 Masters. For a second year running, Lowry is not headed to this week’s start to the lucrative FedEx Cup Play-Off Series on New York’s Long Island. Last year it was by choice and instead electing to travel to Denmark in a last-ditch effort to qualify for the Ryder Cup. However, on this occasion Lowry has missed out on breaking into the top-125 by finishing his ...

Cameron Smith’s Coach Returns To Australia Delighted With Wyndham Efforts.

Greensboro, NC… Grant Field was heading home to Queensland confident ultra-talented Cameron Smith is back on track heading into this week’s FedEx Play-Series. Prior to Field’s arrival into Greensboro, North Carolina last Monday Smith had missed five of six PGA Tour events since he combined with Swede Jonas Blixt to win the Zurich Classic. Thanks to his work with Field, Smith displayed the form that took him to victory in New Orleans producing rounds of 63, 69, 70 and 63 to share seventh ...