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McIlroy Shakes Off Jet Lag To Post Opening 69 In Emirates Australian Open.

Despite suffering a little jet lag World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has posted a two-under par 69 on day one in the defence of his Emirates Australian Open title. McIlroy was out early in breezy conditions to eventually post four birdies, including a near tap-in at his last hole, and be trailing just two shots from the lead on the Australian Club course. The highlight of McIlroy’s round was a 20-foot putt for birdie at the 10th hole of McIlroy’s round.  
Jeev Milka Singh hails Asian Tour's entry into Dubai with the inaugural staging of the Dubai Open.

Top India Golf Stars Boost Inaugural Dubai Open.

Leading Indian stars Jeev Milkha Singh and Shiv Kapur have hailed the Asian Tour’s entry  into the Middle East and hope to put their name on the inaugural DUBAi Open trophy at The Els Club Dubai next month. Two-time Asian Tour number one Singh believes the new Dubai event, which will be the final tournament of the 2014 season from December 18 to 21, is a wonderful addition on the region’spremier Tour Schedule and hopes it would pave the way for more events to emerge in the Middle East. “I’m ...
Rory McIlroy admits he's staring at a 10-15 year window where he can continue to dominate the game

Rory McIlroy Admits He’s Got 10-15 Year Window To Dominate The Game.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy admits he’s got a 10-15 year window remaining to dominate the game of golf. McIlroy was speaking on the eve of his Australian Open defence in Sydney, and a victory last year along the shores of Sydney Harbour that kick-started an incredible 2014 season. However the 25-year old is very conscious that the changing shape of his  body, and the product of three years of weight training, along with a doctors advise in 2010 that he was in danger of developing a back stress ...
Jordan Spieth will draw on his 'Down Under' connection to come out on top at this week's Emirates Australian Open.

Jordan Spieth To Draw On ‘Down Under’ Connection In Emirates Australian Open.

It is Jordan Spieth’s first visit to Australian but the current World No. 14 has long enjoyed a ‘Down Under’ advantage that could see him come out on top at this week’s Emirates Australian Open. The ultra-talented Texan arrived from Japan in good form having lost a play-off  last Sunday in also his first event on the Japan Tour. And while Speith is yet to taste success this year his credentials speak volumes having been voted ‘2013 Rookie of the Year’ on the PGA ...
Ernie Els shows his love of South African sport and seen here proudly sitting with the mighty Springboks.

Ernie Els …. ‘Becoming An Olympian Would Be Icing On My Career’.

Four-time Major winning Ernie Els has set himself a goal in becoming an Olympian in 2016 and when golf returns to the Olympic arena for a first time since 1904.. Els will be 46 years old when the world’s best golfer’s tee up on the Gil Hanse designed course in Rio de Janeiro. And Els, who has also captured another 44 tournaments around the globe, declared it would be the ‘icing on the cake’ in a professional career already spanning 25 years. “As we get closer to 2016 I would love to be ...
Graeme McDowell's Ryder Cup winning partner Victor Dubuisson finds his way out of a bunker on route to a share of second in Dubai whereas McDowell is left 'blinded by the fog'.  (Photo - Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Graeme McDowell Finds Himself Again Blinded By The Fog.

It’s that old golf saying … ‘Horses for courses!’ Just ask Graeme McDowell after yet another frustrating week competing on the Earth Course and host venue for the DP World Tour Championship. While Ryder Cup winning colleague Henrik Stenson posted a 16-under par tally to retain his title McDowell continued to struggle around the Greg Norman designed layout. In fact, McDowell failed to break par on any of the four days and overall recorded just 13 birdies for the entire week. McDowell ...

Shane Lowry Enjoys Full Page Pictorial Tribute In UAE Newspaper.

It has never happened since Shane Lowry captured the 2009 Irish Open as a then amateur and that is a new full-page pictorial spread featuring the Carton House pro. However in Monday’s edition of one of the leading UAE newspapers was a pictorial tribute to Lowry after securing 5th place in the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai and with that result moving inside the top-50 on the World Rankings. And here is what Lowry has waited to see for a few agonizing ...