Beware The Injury Golfer As Harrington Tees-Up In KL With His Injured Wrist Not Fully Healed

Beware the injured golfer Padraig Harrington, and not for a first time in his long and very distinguished career, tees-up in Kuala Lumpur for a tenth time in his career with the uncertainty his injured wrist is not fully healed ahead of this week’s co-sanctioned Maybank Championship. Harrington had been due to commence his 14th season in the pro ranks earlier this year in the Middle East while the injury, suffered mid-December when he slipped down the staircase in his house, also ruled him out ...

Harrington Gets Okay To Return To Competition In This Week’s Maybank Championship

Padraig Harrington has arrived in Kuala Lumpur and this week’s Maybank Championship quietly confident his injured wrist has fully healed ahead of teeing-up on the Saujana CC course. This week is ‘take two’ in Harrington’s attempt to kick-start his 2019 season after injuring his wrist on December 19th after slipping on the staircase of his Dublin residence.  It wasn’t till he underwent an x-ray that he broken a bone in his wrist. The injury was no more evident when Harrington ...

Knox Singles Out New Aussie Coach For Praise As Scot Makes It 10 Cuts From 10 New Season Events.

Russell Knox has singled out new Aussie new coach, Bradley Hughes for praise after the Scot made it 10 cuts from as many events following last week’s ultra-lucrative Players Championship in Florida. Knox has been golf’s ‘Mr. Consistency’ not having missed a halfway cut since last October’s Tour event in Shanghai. Just once before in a now 175-event PGA Tour career has Knox produced a better run of consistency and that was 12 weekend cuts in succession from finishing T2nd at the ...

MacIntyre’s 11-Event, Eight Nation Rookie Runs End With Magical Kenyan Open Course Record

Rookie Robert MacIntyre is heading home to Scotland on high after ending what has been an 11-event, eight-nation journey with a course record 63 on the final day of the Magical Kenyan Open. The Scottish lefty leap-fr0gged 40 places on the final day and into an eventual share of 17th place thanks to an 11th hole eagle and six birdies, including three in succession from the second hole on the Karen GC  course in Nairobi. MacIntyre has been travelling the main Tour for a first time in his career ...

McIlroy Slams Tour Tortoises Declaring PGA Tour Slow Play As ‘An Epidemic’

Now that Rory McIlroy’s on the PGA Tour Players Advisory Board maybe we might get some PGA action on coming down hard on the Tour tortoises. The normally even-tempered McIlroy was fuming in declaring slow play is becoming ‘an epidemic’ on the PGA Tour. And McIlroy not only slams the Tour tortoises but the inaction of the PGA Tour in singling out the slow-coaches. “Tour officials don’t do anything about it,” said McIlroy, who along with playing partners Phil Mickelson and Matt ...

Woods Cites No Marshalls Present For 17th Hole Penalty ‘New Rules’ Drop Blunder.

It was not Tiger Woods fault for a penalty drop blunder at the famed 17th hole on day two of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Yes, Woods hit not one but two balls into the water in walking off with a crippling triple-bogey ‘7’. In 17 prior Players appearances in teeing-up on the 17th Woods had found the water surrounding 17 on just four occasions. However, it has come to light Woods, and under the new rules introduced on January 1st, could have saved himself two shots at 17 ...

Seamus Power Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Early With Maiden PGA Tour Ace In Maiden Players.

Seamus Power brilliantly celebrated St. Patrick’s Day a day early with a first PGA Tour ace and the 12th hole-in-one of ihs career on day three of the Players Championship The 32-year old Power became only the fourth golfer in Players Championship history to ace the 155-yard par-3 third hole. There was only a few dozen spectators around the green when the West Waterford golfer’s tee shot landed just short of the hole before disappearing into the bottom of the cup. “It ...