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Kaymer Moves Into Top Gear At BMW International Open

Home town hero, Martin Kaymer already looks to be in a class of his own and moving into top gear by opening up a two shot lead ahead of the weekend rounds of the BMW International Open. It has come as no surprise with record crowds out in force to support the two time Major Champion around Golfclub München Eichenried as Kaymer added a second round 66 to move to 11-under par. Kaymer won the event for a first time in 2008 and while he’s won a PGA Championship and a U.S. Open the very affable ...

Famed Nothern Irish Cliff Take On Mt. Rushmore Open Champions Look

It is Ireland’s golfing version of America’s famed Mt. Rushmore. With the 148th Open at Royal Portrush now just a matter of days away  Tourism Northern Ireland has unveiled a very fitting and clever tribute to four Irishborn  golfing legends. In a specially commissioned visual, the iconic cliffs of Fairhead in County Antrim have been digitally transformed into an eye-catching sculpture featuring the images of local golfing greats, past and present. Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and ...

McIlroy Selfishly Ready To Win An Historic 148th Open For Himself.

Having walked down the 18th fairway at Royal Portrush late on Monday June 1st and stood in front of the largest Major Championship 18th hole grandstand I thought to myself what the noise may be like if an Irish golfer were to win the 148th Open Championship. Better still, how defeaning would it be like if that person was Rory McIlroy. I had walked all 72 holes with McIlroy at the 2014 Open at Royal Liverpool and to see close-up what the atomsphere was like was something I will long remember. McIlroy ...

Kaymer Kick-Starts Quest For A Second BMW International Open Success.

It has been 11-years since Martin Kaymer’s dramatic and also emotional 2008 BMW International Open success. A then 23-year old celebrated the 20th staging of the BMW International Open becoming the first German-born winner in birding the first extra hole on the Eichenried course to the north of the Bavarian capital. It was the second of Kaymer’s two years in 2008, and in a break-through victory year that saw Kaymer capture the first of three Abu Dhabi HSBC Championships. Kaymer has since ...

McIlroy Singles Out U.S. Open Starting 68 As Best Major Round In Four Years.

Rory McIlroy singled out his round of 68 on day one of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach as a best Major Championship individual round showing in four years. McIlroy, and despite kick-starting his day with a bogey, signed for a three-under par 68 to head the clubhouse just two strokes behind the American duo of Rickie Fowler and Xander Schauffele along with former Open winner, Louis Oosthuizen who signed for five-under par 66s in the cool and overcast conditions along the Pacific Ocean course near Carmel. McIlroy’s ...

McIlroy Full Of Praise For McDowell Qualifying For Royal Portrush Open

RBC Canadian Open winner, Rory McIlroy was full of praise for good friend and fellow Irishman Graeme McDowell in securing a tee-time into next month’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush. McDowell brilliantly holed a 30-foot par putt at the 72nd hole to earn his place in what will be a very historic Open Championship on the famed Co. Antrim course where the now 39-year old honed his game. McDowell needed to not only finish inside the top-10 on at the RBC Canadian Open but be among the top-three ...

McIlroy Shoots 61 To Win Sixth National Open By Seven Shots At Canadian Open

Rory McIlroy heads to this week’s U.S. Open in the greatest form possible in storming his way to a sensational round of 61 for a seven-shot victory in the RBC Canadian Open. McIlroy, and despite a closing hole bogey, absolutely destroyed the field winning with a 22-under par victory tally and also smash the tournment record by five shots on the Hamilton course. Fellow Irishman Shane Lowry wrapped-up his PGA Tour card for next year shooting a closing 67 to be then joined in second place on a distant ...