McIlroy Takes Slight Swipe At Trump In An Irritating Pet ‘Golfing’ Peev.

We all have some form of complaint or other in life, and something that gets on your nerve. Well, four-time Major winning Rory McIlroy had a slight ‘dig’ at President Donald Trump in being asked about his own pet complaint. McIlroy was speaking on the latest ‘Rory and Carson’ podcast and was asked about a complaint appearing on his Instagram account in declaring: “You do not golf, you play golf.” It comes as a surprise that the Northern Irishman should be so irritated when he hears ...

MacIntyre Now Top World-Ranked Scot But Two In Top-100 Poor ‘Home Of Golf’ Scenario.

Bob MacIntyre’s management company is rightfully celebrating but in the bigger picture with just two Scots inside the top-100 on the World Rankings it is a sad reflection for the Home of Golf nation. MacIntyre, 23 has leap-frogged Russell Knox and is up 13 spots to be the new World No. 86 and with Knox down one place to World No. 88 after his top-30 finish in the Houston Open. Bounce Sports, who manage MacIntyre, tweeted their delight declaring:  “Top Jock. “He’s also jumped to 7th on the ...

Lowry Bumped Back To Third On Race To Dubai As Wiesberger Goes Atop Rankings

Open Champion Shane Lowry finds himself bumped back to third on the Race to Dubai standings after Austrian giant, Bernd Wiesberger muscled his way to victory in the Italian Open near Rome. Wiesberger celebrated last week’s 34th birthday becoming the first triple Tour winner this season thanks for a final round 65 and win by a shot with a 16-under par tally on the Obligata course. England’s Matt Fitzpatrick had the chance to tie Wiesberger in lipping-out for an eagle on 17 for birdie before then ...

Wiesberger Pulls Off Italian Job & First To Win Three Tour Titles This Season.

Austrian giant Bernd Wiesberger celebrated last week’s 34th birthday becoming the first triple Tour winner this season thanks for a final round 65 for a 16-under par tally to capture the Italian Open on the Obligata course near Rome. Wiesberger earlier this year captured the Made in Denmark and five events later the very affable Austrian landed the biggest win of his 13-year pro career in capturing the Scottish Open. In his seven Tour victories, Wiesberger has now won a French, Scottish and Italian ...

MacIntyre Looks For Italian Job Victory After Posting Career Low 64.

Brilliant Bob MacIntyre is ready to pull off an Italian Job victory after a blistering career low 64 on day three of the Italian Open in Rome. MacIntyre, 24 didn’t drop a shot in grabbing seven birdies, including five over his closing nine holes, and storm his way to the then clubhouse lead at 11-under par in his maiden  showing in the 76th hosting of the event on the Olgiata course. And the Oban lefty could have easily signed for a 63 had his 30-footer birdie putt at the last not lipped out. England’s ...

Lowry’s Race To Dubai No. 1 Quest Falters In Missing Italian Open Cut.

There’ll be no ‘cin cin’ victory toast for Shane Lowry with his goal of becoming 2019 European Tour No.1 taken aback after missing the halfway cut at the 76th Italian Open in Rome. Lowry posted disappointing scores of 72 and 71 for a one-over par tally to fall short by a single shot in playing all four rounds on the tight and twisty Olgiata course in the Italian capital. It is the first occasion in 11 stroke-play events since the Masters in April that Lowry has been forced to sit ...

Springbok-Born Sabbatini Kick Starts ‘Historic’ Ryder Cup Campaign In Style

South African Rory Sabbatini and now a Slovakian national is sure to create what could only be described as a totally bizarre European Ryder Cup historic first should he qualify for the 2020 team. It was this journalist who asked European Captain, Padraig Harrington ahead of the recent BMW PGA Championship if the now 43-year old Sabbatini was on Harrington’s list of likely Wisconsin-bound team probables. Harrington confirmed with just one word  – ‘Yes’. Now in his first ...