A Dublin High Court judge today ordered the world’s number one golfer Rory McIlroy and his former management company, Horizon Sports Management, to engage in peace talks over the next four weeks.
McIlroy’s legal battle with Horizon also involves the affairs of his Ryder Cup team mate Graeme McDowell and Mr Justice Brian McGovern said it involved such sensitive matters that the sides should engage in mediation.
According to the Irish Independent Barrister Rossa Fanning, counsel for McIlroy, stressed ...
Double Ryder Cup star Paul Lawrie revealed he will be present at next week’s Ryder Cup but as a spectator behind the Gleneagles course ropes.
Lawrie had turned down offers to commentate for either TV or radio and will accompany his wife, Marian spending the weekend in Perthshire and looking forward in particular to following fellow Scot Stephen Gallacher.
“It’s going to feel a bit weird as it’s one of the first times I can remember I will be at a golf course without my golf clubs,” he said.
World No. 1 and double Major winning Rory McIlroy has predictably been named PGA of America’s Player of the Year.
It is the second time in three years McIlroy has won the prestigious award.
After winning three consecutive events during the summer, including two majors, McIlroy earned 160 points to easily claim the organization’s top honor.
Reigning double Masters winner Bubba Watson was voted a distant second with 62 points, while the current US Open winner Martin Kaymer earned 52 points ...
Despite remarks from Graeme McDowell he was looking forward to competing in this week’s Wales Open, the former winner of the event and the hero of the 2010 Ryder Cup here at Celtic Manor has elected not to tee-up in the week before this year’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
McDowell has not competed since missing the cut a fortnight ago in the BMW Championship in Denver, Colorado.
However a European Tour official indicated McDowell ‘was just 25%’ certain of teeing-up on the Twenty-Ten ...
After not hitting a shot in some six weeks Tiger Woods anticipates getting back to playing a full schedule next year while the former long time World No. 1 has played down the ‘old age’ remarks of the incumbent World No. 1 Rory McIlroy.
Woods, speaking during a news conference ahead of the Dec. 4-7 Hero World Challenge in Orlando, an event he hosts and where the former world number one is scheduled to make his return, said his focus until now had been solely on regaining his strength.
It’s now just a dozen days to the start of the 2014 Ryder Cup and our man on the spot – Stuart Adams – has once again provided us with photographs of the continuing build-up to showdown between Europe and the US.
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Morocco’s Amine Joudar and Peter Badawy of Lebanon shot matching 69s to finish just one shot off the pace in the opening round of the MENA Golf Tour’s Dubai Creek Open on Monday.
Joudar went bogey free in his first round while Badawy mixed four birdies with two bogeys as the two MENA region players made an encouraging start, joining five others, including England’s Lee Corfield, on two-under-par on a hot and humid day which saw 17 players break par.
The English duo of Craig Vance (amateur) ...