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McIlroy Reveals Person Pivotal In Rejoining European Tour – His Wife

Rory McIlroy now knows better not to disagree with his wife in revealing the part played by ‘Mrs. Mc’ earlier this year to get him to re-join the European Tour. McIlroy tees-up in today’s (THUS) commencing BMW PGA Championship and just a third ‘regular’ European Tour event this season. The current World No. 2 dropped a golfing bombshell late last year declaring he would not be re-joining the European Tour and instead, he was starting 2019 in the Hawaiian Islands for a first occasion in ...

Official – McIlroy Confirms He Will Contest 2020 Irish Open

It’s official with Rory McIlroy confirming he will contest the 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. McIlroy indicated his intentions to tee-up in Ireland’s premier event ahead of this week’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. There has been speculation in recent week’s the current World No. 2 would return to the tournament he captured in such spectacular manner at the K. Club in 2016 but now we have confirmation from the man himself, and this after the controversy of earlier this ...

Harrington Singing Scottish Rookie McIntyre’s Whistling Straits Praise

European Ryder Cup Captain, Padraig Harrington has handed rookie Scot Robert McIntyre a huge Whistling Straits boost revealing his name is already on a list of 2020 team ‘Probables’. The year-long European Team qualifying process commences at this week’s BMW PGA Championship and with Harrington announcing Sweden’s Robert Karlsson as the first of five vice-captains. It is the second straight Ryder Cup Karlsson will be a vice-captain and with Harrington declaring the now 50-year old Swede ‘will ...

Harrington Likens Pettersen’s Solheim Victory Putt To McGinley’s Ryder Cup Winning Putt.

European Ryder Cup captain, Padraig Harrington has likened Suzann’s Pettersen’s Solheim Cup victory putt to the putt fellow Irishman Paul McGinley holed to give Europe victory in the 2002 Ryder Cup. Pettersen had been a controversial choice as a European ‘wildcard’ pick but the Norwegian turned into the Gleneagles winning hero when he holed an eight-foot birdie putt on the very last hole, and in the very last match, against USA rival Marina Alex 1up. Harrington was in Amsterdam ...

Finau Singles Out McIlroy As A ‘Once In A Lifetime Talent’.

It came as a surprise when Tony Finau revealed he and Rory McIlroy go back to when the duo were just nine-years old. The now pair of 30-year old’s competed in junior golf alongside each other in Salt Lake City, Utah and where Finau grew-up. Finau is now a member of the European Tour and is competing this week in his very first BMW Championship. And with McIlroy recently being presented with a third PGA Tour ‘Player of the Year’ award I asked Finau why McIlroy is so popular on the ...

Harrington Names Karlsson As His First 2020 Eurpean Ryder Cup Vice-Captain.

Padraig Harrington has named Sweden’s Robert Karlsson as a first of a guaranteed five 2020 European Team Ryder Cup vice-captains ahead of naming another four later next year. Karlsson, 50 is now a vice-captain for a second Ryder Cup running and with Harrington singling out the Swede for special praise given both he and Harrington were joint vice-captains in last year’s victorious 2018 European Team in Versailles. “Anybody who was involved in 2018 in the backroom staff would see this as a no-brainer ...

McIlroy Returns To Wentworth Looking For A Career-Best Five Wins A Season

While we are in September, Rory McIlroy has returned to the BMW PGA Championship looking to capture the European Tour flagship event for a second occasion and for that win bo be the ‘spark’ to end 2019 with a career record of five wins in a season. The current World No. 2 has already tasted success three times this year with victory in the PGA Tour Players Championship, the RBC Canadian Open and the more-recent Tour Championship in Atlanta. Four years ago and then in the month of May, ...