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Graeme McDowell celebrates his 35th birthday on the eve of the 2014 WGC- Bridgestone Invitational.  (Photo - Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ie)

Graeme McDowell Celebrates 35th Birthday – Happy Birthday G Mac.

Graeme McDowell today celebrated his 35th birthday and with the wish of qualifying automatically for the 2014 European Ryder Cup team. And while G Mac received plenty of wishes from his wife and family, his big wish is to avoid having to rely on a Paul McGinley wildcard pick. “I’m 35 years young today,” he smiled. “I’m fit, rosy and feeling like Arnold Swartzenegger. “Kirsten has already spoiled with me with some nice presents and bought me lots of nice things ...
Masters champion Adam Scott deep in paper work ahead of this week's WGC - Bridgestone Invitational but revealing he's not superstitious (Photo - Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ie)

Adam Scott – “I’m Not Superstitious But I’m Not Going To Jinx Myself”.

Adam Scott admits he’s not superstitious but then don’t ever ask the 2013 Masters champion to pose holding the trophy of the three other Majors in golf. It was American Rickie Fowler who was asked earlier today, and on the eve of the $US 9m WGC – Bridgestone Invitational, how he defined next week’s PGA Championship in relation to the other Majors. Fowler indicated in answering the question that he had admired the Rodman Wanamaker Trophy sitting next to the TV in Keegan Bradley’s ...
Double Dubai winner Stephen Gallacher now also targeting PGA Tour card. (Photo - Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ie)

Stephen Gallacher Also Now Targets 2014/15 PGA Tour Card.

Stephen Gallacher not only has the goal of making the European Ryder Cup team on his mind but he’s focusing also on the double delight in securing PGA Tour membership. Gallacher is currently $US 194,792 shy of 125th place on the PGA Tour money list and with the cut-off point being August 17th for retaining full membership for the 2014/15 wraparound schedule. It’s why the 39-year old Scot sought and has received an invitation to contest the August 14th commencing $US 5.3m Wyndham Championship ...
Victorious European Captain Jose Maria Olazabal plants a kiss on England's Lee Westwood after winning 2012 Ryder Cup. (Photo - Colum Watts/www.golffile.ie)

Lee Westwood Offers Paul McGinley A Ryder Cup Option.

Struggling Lee Westwood has offered European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley a Gleneagles option in declaring he does not want to play in the Ryder Cup unless he begins to show form over the coming few weeks. The eight-time Ryder Cup star is one of the biggest concerns and currently lying well down in 16th position on the points table. Given Westwood’s now based himself on the PGA Tour he has just this week’s WGC – Bridgestone Invitational and next week’s PGA Championship to break into ...
Graeme McDowell gets his hands on the Claret Jug ahead of his successful defence on the 2014 French Open.

Graeme McDowell Politely Declines Photo With Rodman Wanamaker Trophy.

Two weeks before Rory McIlroy got his hands on the Claret Jug it was momentarily in the possession of good friend Graeme McDowell. McDowell reluctantly agreed to be photographed with the Open Championship trophy in France and as part of the R & As new Open Championship qualifying process. However McDowell’s now said a big ‘No’ after now being asked to pose with the Rodman Wanamaker Trophy and the prize in capturing next week’s PGA Championship. McDowell was approached ahead ...
Dustin Johnson gets a kiss from his future wife, Paulina Gretzsky on the occasion of his recent 30th birthday.

Dustin Johnson – Mystery Surrounds His WGC – Bridgestone Absence.

Mystery surrounds the absence of Dustin Johnson from this week’s WGC – Bridgestone Invitational and possibly also from next week’s PGA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky. The PGA Tour has cited ‘personal reasons’ for the absence of the current World No. 16. Less than a fortnight ago Johnson spoke of his excitement about the prospect of challenging for a first major championship victory heading to the weekend after storming into contention at the Open Championship. Johnson ...
Tiger Woods declares he can qualify for Ryder Cup winning both WGC- Bridgestone and PGA  Championship.  (Photo - Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ie)

Tiger Woods Ryder Cup Qualifying Plan – Win Both Bridgestone & PGA Championship

Tiger Woods has sought to relieve any pain USA captain Tom Watson may be experiencing in the 14-time Major Champion trying to qualify for September’s Ryder Cup. The seven-time Stars and Stripes star is currently languishing in 70th place on the USA Team standing and 2, 644, 650 points behind Zach Johnson, who is in ninth place. However while Watson wonders whether or not he will afford Woods a ‘wildcard’ pick in announcing his three picks, the eight-time Bridgestone Invitational ...