McIlroy Sets Fine Example For All Golfers After A ‘Searcher’ Treads On His Golf Ball

Four-time major winning Rory McIlroy set a fine example for golfers around the world when his golf ball was located during the second round of the PGA Championship in San Francisco. McIlroy sent his tee shot at the par-3 third hole well right of the hole landing in rough less than 20-yards from the green. While there were no spectators allowed onto the TPC Harding Park course, a large number of ‘approved’ personnel began helping McIlroy look for his ball. It was located but only after one of ...

Li Singing The Praise Of Irish-Born Early Career Coach

China’s Haotong Li was singing the praise of Ireland-born Paul McLoughlin in superbly seizing the PGA Championship lead in adding  a 65 to his opening 67 for a two shot lead at eight-under par in San Francisco. Li was out in the second group on Friday morning and at the end of a long day he was clear of six players in second place at six-under par. They included England’s Tommy Fleetwood (64), Aussie Jason Day (69), Americans Daniel Berger (67), Brooks Koepka (67), Justin Rose (68) and ...

Ramsay Ready To Jump Into The Hanbury Manor Overtaking Lane.

Scot Richie Ramsay knows he need a low ‘moving day’ third round if he to get himself into contention at the English Championship north of London. Ramsay finds himself the joint-leading Scot after two Tartan golfing colleagues in Connor Syme and David Drysdale failed to build on their super opening rounds on the host Hanbury Manor course. The triple Tour winning Ramsay posted a bogey-free three-under par 68 to move to eight under par and tied with Syne and with the pair six adrift of England’s ...

PGA ‘Rookie’ MacIntyre Chuffed With San Francisco Second Round 67

‘Rookie’ Robert MacIntyre confidently headed to the clubhouse delighted having posted a bogey-free 67 on day two of the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. MacIntyre is contesting only his second major following a brilliant sixth place finish in last year’s Open Championship and with this week being a maiden major championship on US soil. And the young Scot has shown he’s finally shaken off the injury concerns of earlier this year as evident over his four rounds last week ...

Lowry’s Near 400-Day Over As He Drives Thru Harding Park Gates ‘With That Feeling’

It has been nearly 400-days since Open Champion Shane Lowry won at Royal Portrush but in driving through the front gated of TPC Harding Park the proud Irishman confessed he had the ‘feeling’, and despite the absence of spectators,  he was finally making his way back into the majors. And Lowry continued his recent and welcome return to form with a rousing two-under par 68 on day one of the PGA Championship at San Francisco. Aussie Jason Day, and winner of the 2015 PGA at Whistling Straits, ...

Woodland Reckons Lowry’s Open Victory in Ireland Akin If He Won US Open In Kansas

Who remembers Shane Lowry played the opening two rounds in last year’s US Open in the company of eventual champion, Gary Woodland? And more recently, can you remember who finished higher up the leaderboard, Lowry or Woodland, when they were grouped just a few weeks back on day three of the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village? * Check your knowledge at end of story Slightly lost in PGA Championship conversation this week as Lowry looks to be a first to win back-to-back majors in five years ...

MacIntyre Not Wanting A ‘Rules Official’ Role In A Second Straight Major.

Robert MacIntyre tees-up on Thursday in just a second career major hoping he does not have to again take on a ‘rules official’ role over the opening two rounds at the PGA Championship in San Francisco. MacIntyre’s maiden appearance in a major some 13 months ago at the Open Championship was clouded in controversy on day two of competition at Royal Portrush. Scotland’s top-ranked golfer publically took Kyle Stanley to task for not calling ‘fore’ after the American’s errant tee ...