Taken 22-Years As PGA Tour Catches Up With European Tour Fining Tortoises.

It has taken 22-years but the PGA Tour has caught up with the European Tour in fining players for slow play. But it is not the known Tour tortoises but two lesser limelight competitors in American Brian Campbell and Argentina’s Miguel Angel Caballo caught during this week’s Zurich Classic in New Orleans. The penalty came to light on day two of the event when Carballo went over his allotted time on the 12th hole during Thursday’s first round and then Campbell had a bad time on the 14th hole. Under ...

Anthony Wall Becomes Newest Member Of European Tour 500th Club.

Londoner Anthony Wall reached an historic milestone this week at the Volvo China Open as the Englishman made his 500th appearance on the European Tour. The 41 year old has an enjoyed a remarkable career, playing 20 consecutive seasons on Tour and earning two titles, the latest of which came at last year’s Aberdeen Asset Management Paul Lawrie Match Play. That victory marked the longest period of time between two wins in the history of the tour, coming 16 years after his maiden triumph at the Alfred ...

Knox & Streelman Sitting Down To An Oysters Zurich Classic Team Meeting

New Orleans, LA … Russell Knox and US-teammate Kevin Streelman were planning an evening team meeting over Louisiana oysters after a disappointing one of par effort on day one of the Zurich Classic in New Orelans. Knox and Streelman, and the best of friends since the Scot first emerged onto the PGA Tour, struggled in the alternate shot managing two bogeys and a lone 16th hole birdie on the TPC Louisiana course. The US/Australian duo of Kyle Stanley and Ryan Ruffels had enjoyed the clubhouse ...

Seamus Power & Steve Alker Like Two Peas In A Pod In New Orleans.

New Orleans, LA .. Seamus Power and his Kiwi teammate Steve Alker were like two peas in a pod dove-tailing superbly for a two-under par 7O in the alternate shot format on day one of the Zurich Classic in New Orleans. The unlikely pairing, but long-time good friends, were three-under par through 16 holes before Alker found a fairway bunker and with Power then managing to advance the ball 9O-yards before Akler found the green and with the pair two-putting from some 11-feet. “We both just hung in ...

Seamus Power’s New Orleans Victory Taste Buds Whet By Rio Games Experience.

New Orleans, LA … Seamus Power will look to draw on his Olympic Games experience in this week’s new team format at the Zurich Classic on the TPC Louisiana course in New Orleans. In a regular PGA Tour first in 36-years, 160 players have formed 80 two-man teams playing alternate shot on Thursday and Saturday and then play best ball on Friday and Sunday, and with the leading 35 teams to make the cut. Power has teamed with Kiwi and good friend, Steve Alker in the $US 7.2m event headed by the ...

Russell Knox Looking To Catch The Early Eye Of Thomas Bjorn In New Orleans.

New Orleans, LA … Russell Knox will be hoping a good showing in this week’s new team format Zurich Classic will catch the early eye of European Ryder Cup Thomas Bjorn. In a regular PGA Tour first in 36-years, 160 players have formed 80 two-man teams playing alternate shot on Thursday and Saturday, and then play best ball on Friday and Sunday and with the leading 35 teams to play all four days. Knox has teamed, by choice, with long-time American colleague, Kevin Streelman and like Knox, ...

Aussie Peter Stojanovski Creates MENA Tour First With Ras Al Khaimah Classic Victory.

Peter Stojanovski created MENA Tour history in becoming the first Australian to win on the MENA Tour. The 22-year old Sydney golfer muscled his way from five shots behind heading to the final round to shoot a 66 and capture by three strokes the Ras Al Khaimah Classic in Ras Al Khaimah, and one of the seven Emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates. On the very next day after ANZAC Day, Stojanovski lit up the back nine with six birdies and with just one bogey after making the turn at one ...