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Early Water Torture For Rory McIlroy On Route To Share Of Second In Sydney.

There was a double dose of water torture for World No. 1 Rory McIlroy on route to ending the day in a share of second place at four under par day two of the Emirates Australian Open at the Australian Club in Sydney. McIlroy went into the second round well placed at two under par but after two opening pars he posted back-to-back bogeys including putting his tee shot at the long par three fourth hole into the water from where he took a bogey. The World No. 1 did bounce back with a birdie at the par ...
World No. 3 Adam Scott storms his way to a share of the clubhouse lead on day two of the 2014 Emirates Australian Open.  (Photo - www.ausopengolf.com)

Scott Storms Into Australian Open Contention With Course Record As Spieth Stumbles.

World No. 3 Adam Scott cut a swath through the field on day two of the Emirates Australian Open with a then new course record at the Australian Club in Sydney. After starting with a horror three over par 74 the 2013 Masters winner bounced back with a five-under par 66 to be right in frame to make amends in losing out on being handed the Stonehaven Trophy a year ago. Scott headed to lunch just one behind Jordan Spieth who stumbled with three birdies but also four bogeys in a score of a one over par ...
The sun begins to rise over the Emirates Golf Club, Dubai.

Up Before Sunrise Tackling Faldo Course, Emirates Club, Dubai.

Ireland’s leading sports radio reporter Denis Kirwan and myself were up before sunrise last Saturday morning. Thanks to Viren Varma, the Press Officer for Golf in Dubai, we had the pleasure of playing the Faldo Course at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. We were due to tee off at 8.20am but given we both were working at the DP World Tour Championship, Denis and I were concerned of not being delayed on the golf course what with the pressure of covering the third round of the final European Tour ...
Jordan Spieth leads the opening round of the Australian Open.  (Photo - www.ausopengolf.com)

Jordan Spieth Storms To Top In First Visit Down Under.

Visiting American Jordan Spieth stormed to the top of the leader board posting a four under par 67 to lead on day one of the Australian Open at the Australian Club in Sydney. But while Spieth, competing in Australia for a first time in his career, was out front hometown favourite Adam Scott struggled to shoot a three over par 74. Scott started horribly with a first hole double bogey at the first and one of his worst front nines (40) in years. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy was much better, carding a two-under ...
Rory McIlroy on route to a two under par 69 on day one of the Emirates Australian Open.

McIlroy Shakes Off Jet Lag To Post Opening 69 In Emirates Australian Open.

Despite suffering a little jet lag World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has posted a two-under par 69 on day one in the defence of his Emirates Australian Open title. McIlroy was out early in breezy conditions to eventually post four birdies, including a near tap-in at his last hole, and be trailing just two shots from the lead on the Australian Club course. Eventually it was visiting American Jordan Spieth seizing the lead and finishing with a four under par 67. The highlight of McIlroy’s round was a ...
Jeev Milka Singh hails Asian Tour's entry into Dubai with the inaugural staging of the Dubai Open.

Top India Golf Stars Boost Inaugural Dubai Open.

Leading Indian stars Jeev Milkha Singh and Shiv Kapur have hailed the Asian Tour’s entry  into the Middle East and hope to put their name on the inaugural DUBAi Open trophy at The Els Club Dubai next month. Two-time Asian Tour number one Singh believes the new Dubai event, which will be the final tournament of the 2014 season from December 18 to 21, is a wonderful addition on the region’spremier Tour Schedule and hopes it would pave the way for more events to emerge in the Middle East. “I’m ...
Rory McIlroy admits he's staring at a 10-15 year window where he can continue to dominate the game

Rory McIlroy Admits He’s Got 10-15 Year Window To Dominate The Game.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy admits he’s got a 10-15 year window remaining to dominate the game of golf. McIlroy was speaking on the eve of his Australian Open defence in Sydney, and a victory last year along the shores of Sydney Harbour that kick-started an incredible 2014 season. However the 25-year old is very conscious that the changing shape of his  body, and the product of three years of weight training, along with a doctors advise in 2010 that he was in danger of developing a back stress ...