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2015 Race To Dubai Schedule – Six New Events Among 47 Tournaments.

The 2015 European Tour Race to Dubai schedule will feature six new tournaments and seven new venues in a season of 47 tournaments next year. The Tour announced the schedule today ahead of the final round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. New Race to Dubai counting events include the Thailand Classic from February 12th to 15th at Black Mountain in Hua Hin, the Hero Indian Open from Feb 19th to 22nd at a venue to be decided, the Shenzhen International from April 16th to 19th ...
Henrik Stenson and his 'Lordship' Gareth Lord during the third round of the DP Tour World Championship.  (Photo - Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Stenson & Rafa Share Three Shot Lead In DP World Tour Championship.

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson and Spain’s Rafa Cabrera-Bello opened up a three shot lead over their rivals on day three of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Stenson posted four birdies in a four under par 68 to join Cabrera-Bello who birdied four of his closing five holes, including three in succession from the 14th, in a seven under par 65 to be tied on 14-under par on the Earth Course at Jumeriah Estates. England’s Justin Rose also shot a 68 to be in third place on 11-under ...
Richie Ramsay (SCO) during round two of the 2014 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. The season ending DP World Tour Championship is played over the Earth Course, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai. 21/11/2014
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Richie Ramsay Now Facing ‘Circus’ Surrounding Rory McIlroy.

The third round of the DP World Tour Championship promises to be a test of mental fortitude for Richie Ramsay as he tees up alongside World No. 1 Rory McIlroy. Ramsay added a second round 69 to his opening 67 to move to eight under par before being joined by McIlroy on the same score and each trailing two shots behind Sweden’s Henrik Stenson on the Earth Course at Jumeriah Estate. Stenson set-up his 18th hole birdie, and the last of seven birdies in his round, from very close to his second shot ...
Super talented Swede Kristoffer Broberg signs with Callaway.  (Exclusive first on-course photo - Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Callaway’s Kris Broberg Heading For Stardom In DP World Tour Championship.

There’s not just one Swedish golfer atop of the leader board after two rounds of the DP World Tour Championship. While Henrik Stenson moved two shots clear of the field his compatriot Kris Broberg is sharing fifth place on seven under par and just three shots behind Stenson and with still 36-holes to play. Broberg, 28 is contesting the season-ending Race to Dubai event for a first time posted a second round 67 that included five birdies in his closing eight holes and bouncing back in superb ...
Henrik Stenson sees his way clear to a two shot lead on day two of the DP World Tour Championship.  (Photo - Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Stenson Breaks Two Clear As He Seeks To Land First Repeat Tour Success

Henrik Stenson shot a second 66 as he seeks a career first in successfully defending the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Stenson, 38 birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two stroke lead at 10-under par in the European Tour’s season-ending event on the Earth Course at Jumeriah Golf Resort. Three players – World No. 1 Rory McIlroy (70), Scotland’s Richie Ramsay (69) and England’s Danny Willett (67) – share second place on eight under par. Stenson birdied his opening two ...
Shane Lowry proudly showing the ball he used to secure his first ace on Tour.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

Shane Lowry Lands Lucky First Tour Ace At DP World’s 13th Hole.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry has recorded his first European Tour ace by holing out with a 6-iron at the 183-yard par three 13th. It is the fifth hole-in-one in the six-year history of the event but the first at the 13th on the Earth Course at the Jumeriah Estate course. Unfortunately there was no prize of a new car for Lowry other than two nights accommodation at the stunning Atlantis Honour plus the honor on the next tee. “It was a beautiful shot, a perfect number for my six iron and it’s my ...
Michael Hoey on route to a one over par 73.  (Photo - Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Michael Hoey Feeling Cursed With Stomach Bug Biting The Belfast Golfer.

Belfast golfer Michael Hoey was feeling somewhat cursed after a stomach bug on the eve of the DP World Tour Championship sapped the energy out of his first round campaign. Hoey struggled with the driver and had it not been for his short game and putter the five-time Tour winner would have easily shot more than a one over par 73. It continues an unfortunate trend for the affable Irish golfer whose career has been marked by mystery illnesses. “I got the most out of my round as I just hit it shocking,” ...