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Broberg Joins Elite Tour Club Of Three With Record-Equalling 54-Hole Low At Dutch Open.

Sweden’s Kris Broberg may not have become only the second golfer to break 60 on the European Tour but he did join a very elite club of now just three players to shoot 23-under par for three rounds at the 101st hosting of the Dutch Open on the Bernardus course in Cromvoirt. Broberg, 35, was lying at 11-under par for his third round after holing a 22-footer for birdie at the par-3 17th and then headed to the par-5 last needing to hole his third shot for an eagle ‘3’ to join England’s ...

Javier Ballesteros To Tee-Up In 20th Anniversary Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

Javier Ballesteros and the son of golfing legend Seve Ballesteros has been afforded an invitation to tee-up in next fortnight’s 20th anniversary of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. Javier, who turned 31 last month, will join a very impressive line-up of golfers including European Ryder Cup Padraig Harrington and three of his team-mates who this coming week will be striving to retain the Ryder Cup. Also, a dozen former Dunhill winners will tee-up on the three host courses – ...

Drysdale Ignites ‘Hot Start’ Day Two At Scottish Links-Like Dutch Open Host Venue

Scotland’s David Drysdale ignited a ‘hot start’ in warming to the Scottish links-like host course to be just one off the course record on day two of the 102nd Dutch Open at Bernardus. Drysdale was soaring with an eagle and six birdies in a sizzling seven-under par 65 and just five adrift of Sweden’s Kris Broberg who snatched nine birdies in and course course record of an eight-under 64 to lead by a shot on 12-under par. Belgium’s Thomas Detry and Dane Marcus Helligkilde, and ...

Rahm Considered Withdrawing From Ryder Cup While Being Overlooked As PGA Tour Player Of The Year ‘Like Fuel On His Fire’.

Look out the USA Ryder Cup team with Jon Rahm, and though hinting illness nearly had him withdraw from the Ryder Cup, declaring being overlooked as PGA Tour Player of the Year is like fuel on his fire. Rahm is lucky to be competing at this week’s Fortinet Championship, and the opening event of the 2021/22 PGA Tour season, after being struck-down by a stomach virus. The current World No. 1 didn’t sleep well on Monday night and then felt unwell on Tuesday and played just nine-holes.   He then ...

Knox Delighted With His Fortinet Championship Opener To The 2021/22 Season

Russell Knox has kick-started an 11th PGA Tour season with an impressive 69 on the opening day of the new-sponsored Fortinet Championship in Napa, California. Knox, 36, grabbed four birdies in a three-under par tally in crisp, calm and what he said were ‘tricky’ conditions on the North Course at the host Silverado Resort. It left the Scot, who was out in the morning half of the draw in the $7m event, trailing four shots behind American Chev Reavie who was in the clubhouse leading thanks ...

Seaside-Based Kearney ‘Right At Home’ On Dutch Open In-Land Links-Like Course

Dubliner Niall Kearney admitted he felt right at home after setting a new course record 65 in the heart of Holland on day one of the 102nd Dutch Open. Kearney, 33, didn’t drop a shot in a blistering seven-under par 65 in ideal conditions on the Bernardus course hosting the prestigious event for the first time. The course, located around 110 kms from Amsterdam was designed by renowned course architect Kyle Phillips who designed the famed Kingsbarns Links course close to St. Andrews and will ...

McDowell Predicting More Of The ‘Irish Magic’ At Whistling Straits

Graeme McDowell is boldy predicting more of the ‘Irish Magic’ when he joins the European Ryder Cup Team jetting-out to Wisconsin next Monday. It will be McDowell’s sixth Ryder Cup showing but a second in succession he’ll travel without his golf clubs in acting as a European Team vice-captain. McDowell’s leadership skills really came to the fore three years ago as a vice-captain under Thomas Bjorn’s victorious Versailles leadership and with McDowell almost certain to be handed the Ryder ...