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McIlroy Muscles His Way To Within A Shot Of Tour Championship Lead.

Rory McIlroy remained in FedEx Cup victory contention in superbly managing to birdie his closing two holes on day two of the storm-affected Tour Championship in Atlanta. McIlroy, and winner of the event three years ago, posted a three-under par 67 to end the second round of the $9m event to be tied in second place with American of Justin Thomas (68) on 12-under par and with the duo trailing just a shot behind World No. 1 Brooks Koepka. Koepka just missed an eagle ‘3’ putt at the last ...

Monahan Defends The Absence Of Woods & Lowry At The Tour Championship.

This week’s PGA Tour season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta has drawn more controversy with Commissioner Jay Monahan having to defend the absence of two of the four Major Champions on 2019 – Tiger Woods and Shane Lowry. Woods emotionally ended an 11-year Majors drought in capturing the Masters while Lowry delivered Ireland a fairytale ending in winning the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush and the first occasion in 67-years golf’s oldest Major had been hosted in Northern ...

Santos Sizzles As He Seeks Second Swiss Success In Two Months.

Ricardo Santos will take a four-shot lead into the final round at the Rolex Trophy as he goes in search of his second Swiss win of the 2019 European Challenge Tour season at Golf Club de Genève. The  very affable 36-year-old Portuguese-born golfer, and brilliant winner of the 2012 European Tour Madeira Islands Open, captured the Swiss Challenge Presented by Swiss Golf in June and is in pole position to seal a second victory in Switzerland after recording an eight under par round of 64 to lead ...

McIlroy Agonises In Letting Slip ‘Double’ Share Of Tour Championship/FedEx Cup Lead

Rory McIlroy agonised in letting slip a ‘double’ share of the lead in posting a four-under par 66 for the bigger picture of being nine-under on the opening day of the Tour Championship in Atlanta. McIlroy grabbed five birdies, and should have seized three to four others including not even hitting the hole at the last for par, in very hot conditions at the PGA Tour season-closing event on the East Lake course. It left the current World No. 3 trailing two shots behind fellow former Tour ...

McIlroy Admits He’s Had Enough Of Slow Play

Rory McIlroy reckons he’s had about enough of slow play.    This was the reaction from the four-time Major winner when asked to comment on the European Tour’s 4-point plan to help eradicate Tour tortoises  ahead of this week’s PGA Tour season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta McIlroy has long been an outspoken player when it comes to pace of play on the PGA Tour, and he’s made this point also known as a member of the Tour’s Player Advisory Committee. “I ...

‘It’s Not Always About The Money’ Insists McIlroy.

Rory McIlroy will definitely never play the part of get a part in any movie boasting the famed catch-phrase ‘Show Me The Money!’ McIlroy has revealed, and ahead of teeing-up in this week’s mega-millions, Tour Championship, just how important it is to him to enrich the lives of those around him rather than feed a mega-million Dollar bank account. A year after playing the role of a silent partner to Tiger Woods in the final round in Atlanta, and as Woods emotionally ended a more than five-year ...

European Tour Announces A ‘Concrete’ 4-Point Play To Eradicate Tour Tortoises.

The European Tour has announced what is calls as a ‘concrete’ four-point plan aimed at tackling the issue of slow play in professional golf. The plan, which will be implemented at the start of the 2020 season, was approved by the European Tour’s Tournament Committee in July and fine-tuned over the past month. It will focus on four key areas: regulation, education, innovation and field sizes. Key to the regulation changes will be a player only having to breach the time allowances twice ...