Crail, Scotland … Chinese 20-year old Li Haotong delighted the home fans posting a sizzling final round 64 to drive off with victory in the Volvo China Open at the Topwin G & CC in Beijing.
Li began the day two shots behind Felipe Aguilar and Lucas Bjerregaard but with a large home gallery cheering on his every shot, he reeled in the Chilean and held a share of the lead as he stood on the 17th tee.
Li birdied the penultimate hole to get 22 under and when Aguilar – playing in the ...
A blistering third round start moved Richie Ramsay closed the top of the victory takeout queue in the Volvo China Open.
Weather delays meant Ramsay played 27 holes on day three of the event on the Topwin Golf Club course in Beijing.
And after signing off a second round 70 the Scot kick-started his third round in sensational manner spinning his wedge shot back into the hole at the first for an eagle ‘2’.
Ramsay then raced to nine under par for the event when he birdied the second on route to ...
Crail, Scotland … Jim Furyk, who had surgery on his left wrist in early February, indicated he will return to competition next week at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.
Furyk, 45, also is planning to play in the PGA Tour’s signature event, THE PLAYERS Championship, the following week.
The 17-time PGA Tour winning Furyk hasn’t played on Tour since he withdrew from the first round of the BMW Championship last autumn
At the time, Furyk had hoped to heal quickly enough ...
It was some three weeks ago now we stopped by Talladega Superspeedway along I-20 in Alabama as we made our way to the Masters.
The I-20 runs from Texas right through to North Carolina and we picked it up just outside Vicksburg, Mississippi and it took us through Talladega, Atlanta and then to Augusta – about a 7-hour drive.
But then if your are a NASCAR fan this weekend the massive motorsports complex plays host to the Geico 500.
The Talladega circuit is located north of Talladega, Alabama. ...
Tiger Woods walked a golf course for a first time since last August albeit just five holes at the grand opening of Bluejack National Golf Club and his first designed course in the U.S. and located about an hour’s drive north of Houston, Texas.
It was a big day not only for Woods as the course designer but judging whether Woods much-troubled back is strong enough to return to competition.
And Woods took the opportunity to deny reports in some quarters he played a few holes at the exclusive Medalist ...
Royal Troon, Scotland … Twenty-seven years after making his Open Championship debut at the 1989 Open Championship and Bernie (McGuire) has led his team to victory in the 2016 R & A hosted Media Facilitation outing at Royal Troon.
Two Australians in Greg Norman and Wayne Grady had been in the play-off for the 1989 Open Championship but it was American Mark Calcavecchia who pulled the victory carpet out from under the two Aussies.
Now Bernie, and proudly born in Sydney, has somewhat made ...
Royal Troon, Scotland …. Royal Troon will later this year play host to its ninth Open Championship.
However soon after the last Open in 2004 the R & A, in conjunction with the famed Ayshire course, began a study to assess how they could make the course better for the modern game.
Earlier today (Tuesday) we learnt the outcome of that study with changes made to all 18 holes at Royal Troon.
In summary, the course has been lengthened just 15 yards since 2004 to now measure 7,190 yards.