Rory McIlroy wins 2013 Australian Open  (red)

McIIroy Looks To Successful Australian Open Defence As Key To Grand Slam

Rory McIlroy singles out a successful defence of his Australian Open title later this week as helpful next April in becoming only the sixth golfer in history to win the Grand Slam. McIlroy will arrive into Sydney from Dubai early Monday evening local time ahead of teeing-up Thursday in the 110th Australian Open at the Australian Club. The World No. 1 left Dubai having shared joint second place in the European Tour season-ending DP World Tour Championship but having secured a second European No. 1 ...
Henrik Stenson soaked to the skin after capturing second straight DP World Tour Championship title.  (Photo - Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Henrik Stenson With His 2014 DP World Tour C’ship Win.

HENRIK STENSON WITH  HIS  DP WORLD TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP, DUBAI   It is Stenson’s ninth European Tour International Schedule victory in his 297th European Tour event. He moves to 4,340,786 points in The Race to Dubai while he has now earned more than Euro 20m in European Tour prize money. He will move to second in the Official World Golf Ranking from fourth. His first European Tour victory since the 2013 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. His third consecutive European Tour season ...
Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title.  (Photo - www.Fran Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Stenson Retains DP World Title To End Year Second To McIlroy

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson birdied his closing two holes to retain  his DP World Championship title and also secure second place overall in the European Tour Race to Dubai.   Stenson also moved back to No. 2 on the world rankings in shooting a last round 70 to win for a first time this year with a 16-under par tally on the Earth Course at Jumeriah Estates in Dubai.   Three players and Stenson’s team mates in this year’s victorious Ryder Cup team – World No. 1 Rory McIlroy ...

McIlroy Supports Australian Open Move To Split He & Scott.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has supported the move by Australian Open officials to put he and World No. 2 Adam Scott on opposite sides of the draw for the opening two rounds in Sydney. Scott recently stated he was seeking revenge over McIlroy after the then reigning Masters champion let slip victory to McIlroy on the final hole of last year’s Australian Open at Royal Sydney. The current World No. 2 ranked Scott called on organisers to pair him with McIlroy during next Thursday’s and Friday’s round ...
Race to Dubai 30,700 yards to go (red)

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
Picture Fran Caffrey, www.golffile.ie

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 ...