Jamieson Delivers Home Of Golf Nation Top-10 Abu Dhabi HSBC Finish

Abu Dhabi, UAE … Scott Jamieson delivered Scotland golf a big New Year boost in banking a top-10 finish at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Jamieson, 36 birdied his closing three holes in a tournament best 65 for a 13-under par total and share eighth place in the whopping Stg 5.4m Rolex Series event. Jamieson’s final round effort, that included a 14-footer for birdie at the last, was his lowest round since a 64 during last year’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open. It was ...

Westwood Joins Very Elite Tour Club With Victories In Four Decades

Abu Dhabi, UAE ... Lee Westwood has now joined a very elite European Tour club in becoming only the third player to win Tour titles in four different decades. Westwood’s two-shot Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship success has seen the 46-year old England golfer joining Smuth and McNulty as the only golfers in European Tour history to win over four decades. Westwood shut-out his Abu Dhabi rivals with a powerhouse last day 67 and win with a 19-under par tally in the UAE capital. “It’s been a ...

Two Corona’s .. Wiesberger Revealing That’s All It Took To Get Over Race To Dubai Let Down

Abu Dhabi, UAE … “Two Corona’s”  That was Bernd Wiesberger’s answer when asked how long did it take him to get over the disappointment of now ending the 2019 European Tour seaon as No. 1. The affable Austrian regained the Race to Dubai lead from Open Champion, Shane Lowry towards the end of last year’s season only to have Spaniard Jon Rahm capture the year-ending DP World Tour Championship and in the process claim the No. 1 title. England’s Tommy Fleetwood ...

MacIntyre In Dubai Field With Good Friend Wiesberger Offering Advice Should Scot Require Operation

Abu Dhabi, UAE …. Robert MacIntyre has entered this week’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic but there’s still an injury cloud hanging over Scotland’s top-ranked. On-going pain in the bottom left portion on the palm of his right hand now has plagued the 23-year old for close to three months. MacIntyre, who underwent a first MRI on the hand in October, was advised following last November’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai not to touch a club for six weeks and the young Scot ...

Lowry Has ‘No Case To Answer’ Says Tour Over Abu Dhabi Bunker Incident

Abu Dhabi …. Shane Lowry has been deemed ‘no case to answer’ by the European Tour over an incident at the final hole during Friday’s second round of the Abu Dhabi ‘HSBC’ Championship. Lowry, as the defending champion, bogeyed the closing two holes to complete his 36-holes in level par and in the process miss the halfway cut by a shot in the UAE capital. The Irish golfer was playing the last hole when he leaked a 3-wood right into a greenside bunker and then in playing a third shot, ...

Lowry’s Desert Defence Ends In Sands Of Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Final Hole Bunker.

Abu Dhabi, UAE … Shane Lowry’s defence of his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship crown sadly ended in the sands of a final hole greenside bunker. Lowry was two-under par with two holes to play on day two when he bogeyed the par-4 17th and then found himself finding a greenside bunker in playing a 3-wood second shot into the 18th. The Clara golfer was just a matter of a few metres right of the hole and needing to play soft-landing shot but instead he ‘plugged’ his ball into the one-metre ...

Koepka Muscles His Way Into Abu Dhabi HSBC Contention Singing Lowry’s Praise

Abu Dhabi … World No. 1 Brooks Koepka brilliantly returned from a four-month injury absence not only to storm into contention but also sing the praise of fellow Major winner Shane Lowry on the opening day of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Koepka did not drop a shot in a sizzling six-under par 66 ending the first round of a first appearance in the UAE capital two shots behind the leading pair of Italian Renato Paratore and South African Shaun Norris. Koepka shares third with newly-married ...