Matthew Fitzpatrick ready to make a victory swoop in maiden MENA Tour event.(Photo - David Lloyd/www.golffile.ie)

Fitzpatrick Poised For Victory Swoop In Maiden MENA Tour Event.

England’s ultra-talented Matt Fitzpatrick is poised for a victory swooop firing a sizzling five-under 67 to join compatriot Luke Joy atop the leaderboard heading into the final round of the MENA Golf Tour’s Shaikh Maktoum Dubai Open at Al Badia Golf Club on Tuesday. Starting the day in a tie for 14th at one-under, Fitzpatrick carded two bogeys and seven birdies, five of the gains coming in the first nine holes which he covered in 32 to move to six-under 138 along with Joy, who followed his ...
Hunter Mahan disputes Europe's Ryder Cup domination results from better team bonding.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

Hunter Mahan Disputes Team Bonding Is Europe’s Key To Ryder Cup Glory.

American Hunter Mahan denies the bonding among the European Team has been the key to the overwhelming success in recent Ryder Cup encounters. The European Team will step out onto Gleneagles later this week seeking to capture an seventh Ryder Cup in the past nine matches. Much has been written and spoken about the key to Europe’s domination since 2002 and with the majority singling out the bonding between the European Team. However Mahan, who is representing the USA Team for a third occasion, ...
Matt Kuchar agrees Tiger Woods will miss Kuchar's Ryder Cup pranks.  (Photo - kenneth e. dennis/kendennisphoto.com)

Matt Kuchar Agrees Tiger Woods Will Miss Kuchar’s Ryder Cup Pranks.

American Ryder Cup star Matt Kuchar was asked to respond to the remarks last week of Tiger Woods of what the 14-time Major winner will most in not competing in this year’s Ryder Cup. Woods indicated would not miss about The Ryder Cup and the only thing he would miss in not being in the USA Ryder Cup team is Kuchar’s pranks. Kuchar, who is making his third straight Ryder Cup appearance, was asked to comment of Woods remarks in visiting the Gleneagles Media Center today. “I actually ...
Callaway's Marc Warren heading to Gleneagles on Friday to soak-up Ryder Cup action. (Photo - www.golffile.ie)

Marc Warren Looking To Soak-In Gleneagles Ryder Cup Atomsphere.

Scot Marc Warren is heading to his first Ryder Cup this week to ‘soak in the atmosphere’ after sharing fourth place in the Wales Open. Warren posted a final round 68 for a 12-under par tally but was left lamenting after charging up the leader board with four birdies in 11 holes only to hit a brick wall in taking a 12th hole double bogey that could have put him into a play-off with eventual new champion, Joost Luiten. The Dutch-born Luiten was delighted in two-putting the last for par in ‘no ...
Shane Lowry edges closer to a first Masters invitation with a share of second in Wales Open.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

Shane Lowry Edges Closer To Maiden Masters Invitation After Share Of Second In Wales – Now 55th In World.

Shane Lowry edged closer to a first Augusta National Masters invitation in sharing second place in the Wales Open at Celtic Manor and moving to 55th on the World Rankings. Lowry struggled early on to be one over after 10 holes before posting a one under par 70 to be tied with England’s Tommy Fleetwood on 13-under par. Dutchman Joost Luiten made some amends in being overlooked for a Gleneagles ‘wildcard’ pick in carding a last day 71 to win a third Tour title by shot at 14-under par. Luiten, ...
Rory McIlroy with golf's famed Claret Jug.  (Photo -Eoin Clarke/www.golffile.ie)

McIlroy … “Winning Ryder Cup Would Be Icing On The Cake”.

Rory McIlroy said that winning a third straight Ryder Cup would be the icing on the cake after he’s incredible season. The World No. 1 arrived at Gleneagles mid-afternoon today having won four tournaments in the last five months, including two additional Majors in The Open and the US PGA Championship. It has been a stunning return to form for McIlroy, who had slipped to as low as 11th in the rankings following a disappointing 2013, and now the Northern Irishman is looking to add another Ryder ...
Dutch delight for Joost Luiten as he captures the 2014 Wales Open.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Joost Luiten – With His ISPS Handa Wales Open Win.

Joot Luiten – With his ISPS Handa Wales Open victory. • It is Luiten’s fourth European Tour International Schedule victory in his 154th European Tour event.• Moves to €1,359,927 in The Race to Dubai.• To highlight his progress in the last two seasons, he has now won €2,771,837, from his last 47 events.• Moves to inside the top 40 of the Official World Golf Ranking from 48th.• It is Luiten’s first victory since the 2013 KLM Open and comes after finishing T5th last week ...