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McIlroy Turns Down Irish Open & Officially Now In Favour Of Scottish Open

What has been known since the start of the year has been nearly confirmed nearly  six months on by the European Tour. Rory McIlroy will contest this year’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club to the east of Edinburgh being held from July 1th to 14th, 2019. The news will now impress Irish Open host Paul McGinley but then McIlroy decision to again compete in Scotland is all about being tournament sharp for the following week’s 148th Open Championship  a ...

Lowry Rewarded With Pebble Beach & Royal Portrush Tee Times

Shane Lowry’s star is clearly on the rise and a first reward being a start in next month’s US Open at famed Pebble Beach after his gutsy top-10 showing in last week’s PGA Championship. A second reward materialises this Sunday night with Lowry to be officially exempt into July’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush by virtue of being inside the world’s top-50. The new World No. 39 ranked Lowry has climbed to a highest world ranking in some three years on the back of sharing eighth place with ...

McDowell To Head To US Open Pleased To Part Of The Pebble Beach Lore

Despite being battered and bruised by Bethpage Park, Graeme McDowell returns in a month Pebble Beach for the 2019 US Open buoyed by his four-round showing in the PGA Championship. McDowell ended his first Major of the year with four birdies but also a similar number of bogeys for a final day 70 and top-40 finish on the ultra-tough Bethpage Park course on New York’s Long Island. ‘G Mac’ had birdied three of his opening five holes before the Black course jumped-up to bite him on the inward half. “My ...

McIlroy Sounds His Bathpage Park Pride Posting PGA Last Day 69.

Rory McIlroy had good reason to sound his pride in finally managing to break par on the last day of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Park. McIlroy grabbed three birdies and one less bogey in a one-under par 69 for a then clubhouse share 13th place at one-over par on the brutal Black course on New York’s Long Island. It is McIlroy’s best PGA finish in five years since capturing his last of four Majors with victory in the same event in 2014 at Valhalla in Kentucky. McIlroy continued to show his ...

Koepka Ready To Upstge Woods, Jack, Arnie, Ben & Walter With Repeat PGA Triumph.

Should Brooks Koepka capture this year’s PGA Championship the American will achieve something that neither Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan or Walter Hagen managed in their own illusrtrious careers. If Koepka does win on the Black Course at Bethpage Park he would not only capture a second straight PGA Championship but it means the 29-year old would have won back-to-back US Open titles (2017-18), as well. Tiger won back-to-back PGA titles in 2006 and 2007 and while he also ...

Fowler Finds Neither Tiger Or Koepka Intimidating – It’s More About Respect.

Rickie Fowler heads into the final round of the PGA Championship now looking to next month’s US Open for a hopeful breakthrough maiden Major Championship. Fowler with earlier scores of a pair of 69s added a third round 71 to be at one-under par after three days on the Black Course at Bethpage Park. The American’s third day was a mix of two birdies and three bogeys. This week’s PGA is Fowler’s 38th apperance in a Major with his best finishes being back-to-back T2nds in the ...

McIlroy Finally Gets Into The Red On The Black Course At Bethpage Park

Rory McIlroy finally got himself into the red on the famed Black Course at Bethpage Park after a third round 69 at the PGA Championship on New York’s Long Island. McIlroy was in the clubhouse nearly 90-minutes before tearaway leader Brooks Koepka had made his way to the first tee on day three of the PGA Championship. McIlroy’s 69 was his lowest score of the three rounds in the year’s second Major that got him back to two-over in total. Unlike the horror start to this second round, McIlroy got ...