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McIlroy Has New Caddy For DP World Tour Championship – Rugby Star Niall O’Connor

………Dubai, UAE  World No. 2 Rory Mcllroy will have a new caddy for the European Tour season-ending DP World Tour Championship here in Dubai. McIlroy arrived in Dubai with good friend and Irish rugby star, Niall O’Connor who will shoulder the four-time Major winner’s bag but just in a one-off arrangement. Harry Diamond, who has caddied for McIlroy since July 2017, is taking time off to be with his wife, Claire after the birth of the couple’s first child, a daughter ...

MacIntyre Regains Advantage In Rookie Of The Year Honours

Top-ranked Scot Robert MacIntyre heads to this week’s season-ender in Dubai just four rounds shy of being honoured with the prestigious European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ award after a gallant final round at the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa. The Oban lefty picked-up 13 spots in muscling his way to a share of eighth-place courtesy of a closing round 68 in continuing heatwave conditions at Sun City. England’s Tommy Fleetwood broke out in tears in ending a 22-month victory drought to ...

Hend Birdies Sun City Last Hole To Secure Final DP World Tee Time.

Australia’s Scott Hend did not know it at the time but his 72nd hole birdie at the Nedbank Challenge was good enough to secure the 50th and very last place into this week’s ultra-lucrative European Tour season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Hend, 46 teed-up at Sun City lying 46th on the Race to Dubai rankings but must have been thinking the worst after opening rounds of 77 and 73 but then the Queensland-born golfer was surely grateful for the ‘no cut’ format in ...

Fleetwood, Rahm, Lowry, McIlroy & Co Breathe Race To Dubai Sigh Of Relief Post Nedbank

New Nedbank Challenge champ Tommy Fleetwood along with Jon Rahm, Shane Lowry and also Rory McIlroy will have breathed a sigh of relief after Bernd Wiesberger’s shock collapse at the Nedbank Challenge to ensure the Race to Dubai decider will now come down to Thursday’s starting season-closing event in Dubai. Wiesberger was just one shot off the South African lead with four holes to play and very much staring at a fourth victory of the season; a victory that would have handed the Austrian the European ...

MacIntyre Determined To End 13-Year Scottish Drought & Be 12th Scot To Win 2019 Tour Rookie Title

Robert MacIntyre remains determined to end a 13-year Scottish drought and become only the 12th Scot in a near 60-year history to win the coveted European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ award. MacIntyre gallantly reminded his ‘Rookie’ rivals of his intentions posting a blistering third round 65 in heatwave conditions at the Nedbank Challenge at Sun City in South Africa. The Oban lefty, and starting from the 10th hole, was one-over after four holes but then completed his closing 14 holes in eight-under ...

Ground Reaction and the Golf Swing – What’s All the Fuss About?

           Ground Reaction and the Golf Swing – What’s All the Fuss About? Part I of II – Forces and moments; center of pressure and center of mass                                                       by Kiran Kanwar Once upon a time, a gentleman named Isaac Newton, unbeknownst to himself, created a storm in a teacup for golfers around the world. He did that by telling the world (one of three things he told us) that “to every action there is an equal ...

Scottish Trio Struggle To Shine In South Africa

The Scottish trio of Scott Jamieson, Richie Ramsay and Bob MacIntyre continue to struggle heading into the weekend rounds of the Nedbank Challenge to be staring at ending their season in far off South Africa. Jamieson could only muster a second round of 71 to be just inside the top-30 at level par in heatwave conditions on the Sun City layout. Jamieson is also projected to drop three places and to 68th on the bigger Race to Dubai picture, and with just the leading 50 to tee-up in next week’s season-ending ...