Clarke’s Combine To Be Bogey-Free On PNC Father-&-Son Challenge Debut.

Orlando, Florida … Tyrone Clarke, and the eldest son of Darren Clarke, celebrated birdiing the closing hole on the final day to be bogey-free on debut at the 2018 PNC Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. The 20-year old combined with his 2011 Open Championship winning father to produced a 36-hole ‘better-ball’ scores of 67 and 64 for a 13-under tally on the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes course close to Disney World in Orlando. It handed the Irish duo 15th place in the 20-team event and won ...

Drysdale Close To Ending Victory Drought In Searing Leopard Creek Heat.

David Drysdale ended his 17th full Tour season again banging loudly of a first victory door at the close of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek. Drysdale posted an equal-best final round of 67 to head to the clubhouse leading the field at 12-under par and looking to halt a victory drought in his 471st Tour event. The 43-year old Scot ended his round in near sensational manner with an eagle-attempt ‘flop shot’ from well above his feet just yards from a back-of-the-green water hazard ...

McKibbon Admits He Gets Used To Being Dubbed ‘The Next Rory McIlroy’.

Ultra-talented Irish teenager Tom McKibbin reckons he’s getting used to being dubbed – “The Next Rory McIlroy”. The 15-year old McKibbon was formally introduced to the American golfing public with a ‘stardom-like’ appearance Saturday on The Golf Channel. McKibbon was welcomed and interviewed by Damon Hack, a former golf writer with Sports Illustrated who has been with the Golf Channel since 2012 and is currently one of the more-knowledgeable co-hosts on Morning Drive. McKibbon ...

Jamieson Ready To Celebrate Festive Season Ending 6-Year Winless Drought.

Scott Jamieson is looking to combat the intense heat and celebrate the Festive Season ending a six-year winless drought at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek in South Africa. Jamieson gave the watching hippo’s and water buffalo plenty to cheer about in the 100-degree plus searing heat posting an eagle and six birdies in a round of 68 on the Leopard Creek course bordering the famed Kruger National Park. It handed the now Florida-based Scot a one-stroke lead at 11-under par over third ...

Open Championship History Beckons For Tyrone Clarke At Royal Portrush.

Orlando, Florida … Tyrone Clarke, and the towering eldest son of Open Champion, Darren Clarke could create golfing history next July at Royal Portrush. The 20-year old is planning to try and qualify for golf’s oldest Major when it returns to the famed Co. Antrim course for a first time since 1951. Tyrone knows Royal Portrush like the back of his hand where he plays off an impressive +2 handicap, and with the course located very close to the Clarke palatial abode. “I’d love to try and ...

Tartan Takeover With Four Scots Lurking For Victory At Leopard Creek.

Four Scots are lurking dangerously in contention heading to the weekend rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek at Malelane, South Africa. Not for some time has so many Tartan flags appeared at the pointed end of a European Tour event with Scott Jamieson posting a 66 and Marc Warren a 67 to be sharing second place at six-under par on the wildlife abounds course. One shot behind is Durban-born Scot, Doug McGuigan (66) and Border’s David Drysdale who overcame an arm injury that ...

Darren Clarke & Son Tyrone Looking To Toast 21st Anniversary PNC Father-&-Son Success

Orlando, Florida ….. Darren Clarke is teaming with oldest son, Tyrone looking celebrate victory the 21st staging of the PNC Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. The Clarke’s are competing in the 16-team two-day event over this weekend for a first time and a year after Padraig Harrington teed-up alongside then 14-year old son, Paddy. The 20-year old, 6-foot 4-inch high Tyrone towers over his 2011 Open Championship winning father, Darren and judging by his oldest son’s efforts in ...