Young Melbourne amateur Cameron John now has something in common with American golfing heart-throb Rickie Fowler – they’ve both won at Gullane No. 1 in Scotland.
John shot a new amateur course record 63 in the morning’s third round that helped him to a stunning four-shot victory in the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Stroke Play Championship to the east of Edinburgh.
Competing in superb Scottish Spring weather the 17-year-old from Melbourne held off a strong Scottish challenge from Grant ...
European Tour CEO Keith Pelley is confident a new ‘strategic alliance’ will be reached shortly with the Asian Tour so that it will be in place heading into the 2017 season.
One of Pelley’s first initiatives in taking over the European Tour last August was to announce a proposal to reinforce the strengths of the two Tours by maximizing global opportunities, as well as increasing playing opportunities and prize funds for the respective memberships.
The alliance was seen as a natural extension ...
Graeme McDowell is staring a fortnight on the Lake Nona practice range ahead of teeing up in his next event – the June 16th staring US Open at Oakmont.
That was the scenario staring at McDowell after rounds of 69, 73, 73 and 72 that handed him a share of 26th place at one under par in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
England’s Chris Wood earned a three-year exemption into this year’s Open Championship winning by a shot with a 69 for an eight under par tally.
Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg, ...
New BMW PGA champ Chris Wood singled out Prestwick caddy Mark ‘Punk’ Crane for special praise despite stumbling his way to victory around the famed ‘Burma Road’ course at Wentworth.
Wood came from three shots back and while he eagled the fourth, the Bristol-born player bogeyed three of his closing five holes in a round of 69 to win by a shot with a nine-under par total.
Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg, who had beaten double Major winning Martin Kaymer in a play-off to capture last year’s Italian ...
Big-hitting Aussie Scott Hend was all set to smack a drunken spectator in the mouth on route to taking a one shot lead into the final round of the BMW PGA Championship.
Hend, 43 eagled the closing hole for a second day in succession in a round of 73 for a nine under par and ending three better than playing partner, a struggling Masters champion Danny Willett who dropped five shots over his closing 10 holes in a 76 to tumble into a tie for fifth place at six under par.
The eagle at 18 came with Hend ...
Triple Major Winning Padraig Harrington is the stand out star teeing up Monday in a 36-hole U.S. Open qualifier at Walton Heath in Surrey, England.
The Irishman is among a small field of 105 players vying for between nine to 13 places into next month’s June 16th commencing U.S. Open at Oakmont on the outskirts of Pittsburg.
Harrington also is the only former Major Champion teeing up at Walton Heath.
But then it’s not the first occasion the now 44-year old Harrington will have sought to qualify ...
“Bernie, I can officially confirm I am a Ryder Cup vice-captain”.
That was Paul Lawrie’s remark moments after being confirmed as a member of Darren Clarke’s campaign to retain the Ryder Cup later this year at Hazeltine.
And what an Everest-like task it has been for the Scot in having to remain tight-lipped and having known about his appointment since July 13th last year – a time span of 318 days.
Lawrie was asked by Clarke when the pair competed over nine holes at Paul ...