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McIlroy Looks Forward To Congratulating Caldwell His 2007 GB & I Walker Cup Team Mate

…. Dubai, UAE  Rory McIlroy singled out former Walker Cup team-mate and fellow Ulster golfer Jonathon Caldwell for special praise in regaining his European Tour card. Caldwell, 35 posted a final round 67 in the six-round Q-School to official finish 19th and be among the leading 25 to earn full 2020 main Tour membership. It has been 12-years since McIlroy and Caldwell were paired in 2007 Walker Cup at Royal Co. Down but with the GB & I team going down by a point to a USA team boasting ...

McIlroy Gives Thumbs-Up To Former Fly/Half Turned DP World Stand-In Caddy

.… Dubai, UAE World No. 2 Rory McIlroy gave the thumbs-up to stand-in caddy, Niall O’Connor after the pair gelled superbly for McIlroy to post a sizzling eight-under par 64 on day one of the DP World Tour Championship here in Dubai. The former multi-capped Ulster fly-half is filling-in for McIlroy’s final event of 2019 while regular caddy, Harry Diamond is at home with his wife and new baby daughter. McIlroy, and with the proud Castlerock member helping call the shots completed the ...

McIntyre Ignores Silent Treatment To Let His Clubs Do The Talking In Dubai

… Dubai, UAE  Despite getting the ‘silent treatment’ for the most part by his American ‘Rookie of the Year’ rival, Bob MacIntrye remains on target to capture the coveted ‘Rookie of the Year’ despite an average debut round of 71 at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Scotland’s top-ranked stumbled to be one-over par through 12 holes and a shot behind playing partner Kurt Kitayama before regrouping to finish square with the Las Vegan golfer on one-under par, ...

MacIntyre Retains ‘Rookie Of The Year’ Initiative After Average Debut DP World 71.

…. Dubai, UAE  Bob MacIntrye remains on target to capture the coveted ‘Rookie of the Year’ despite an average debut round at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Scotland’s top-ranked was nowhere near his best to be one-over par through 12 holes, and a shot behind playing partner and ‘rookie’ rival Kurt Kitayama, before regrouping to finish square with the American with a one-under par 71. It left the duo sharing 21st place in the elite 50-player field and eight shots adrift ...

McIlroy Pulls Off A ‘Best Of The Year Shot’ In DP World Career Best 64

…Dubai, UAE  Rory McIlroy lived-up to a cheeky pre-event ‘I can play the course blindfolded’ threat to make his rivals seriously take notice in posting a sizzling 64 on the opening day of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Mike Lorenzo-Vera heads the elite field of 50 ending with four straight birdies in a score of a nine-under par 63 but already looming large in the Frenchman’s rear-view mirror is McIlroy. McIlroy looked again in a class of his own and pulling-off ...

MacIntyre Gleans ‘Rookie Of The Year’ Inspiration Dinning With Sam, Ken & Dougie

…… Dubai, UAE  Top-ranked Scot Bob MacIntyre says the sheer delight in spending last Friday nigth at Sun City in the company of Scottish sporting legends Sam Torrance, Ken Brown and Dougie Donnelly was just the tonic to help steer him to ‘Rookie of the Year’ glory in Dubai. MacIntyre, 23 caught-up with the trio for dinner shortly after a gut-wrenching Nedban Challenge second round 76 to slide down the board in South Africa. A clearly inspired young Scot then went on day three posting ...

Wiesberger Fiercely Determined To Now Be First To Break Race To Dubai Victory Tape.

With the Race to Dubai victory tape in sight, Austrian powerhouse golfer Bernd Wiesberger is determined to end his most successful season at European No. 1. The 34-year old Vienna-born Wiesberger had to sit out much of 2018 through injury but he’s returned to the Tour in barnstorming manner with an impressive 2019 campaign, winning three times, including Rolex Series titles at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open and the Italian Open. After a tied third place finish at last week’s ...