Adare Manor – 10-Years Since 2008 Irish Open & Eight Years Out From Hosting 2026 Ryder Cup.

Adare Manor, Ireland … It has been 10-years since I was last here at Adara Manor and what a transformation. I travelled here for the 2007 Irish Open and won by Ireland’s favourite, Padraig Harrington who would cross the Irish Sea a good few weeks later and capture the Open Championship. The second Irish Open was a year later when England’s Richard Finch fell backwards into the River Maigue in playing his second shot into the 72nd green. Now after a multi-million Tom Fazio redesign ...

Rahm Using Former Bomb Disposal Expert To Light His Ryder Cup Fuse.

It’s a little-known fact that the mental coach to World No. 4 Jon Rahm is a former bomb disposal expert. Joseba del Carmen has been working with Rahm since 2014 but in that time has also balanced working also with the Baskonia-Alvares Group and on the coaching staff of the famed Spanish football teams, Deportivo Alvares and Saska Baskonia. Del Garman specialised in strategic coaching and helped greatly to the growth of both clubs by mapping and shaping different strategies on direction and ...

Revealed – Kodaira Fitted With A ‘Borrowed’ RBC Heritage Victor’s Jacket.

It certainly may not have happened a week earlier at the Masters. When Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira slipped into the winning jacket at the close of last Sunday’s RBC Heritage Classic little did anyone know it was a borrowed jacket. This is according to a story written by David Lauderdale from The Island Packet Online. As Gov. Henry McMaster and other dignitaries looked on, Doug McGregor, chairman and chief executive officer of RBC Capital Markets and now a Hilton Head Island homeowner, slipped ...

Dunne Looking To Make-Up For Last Year’s Hassan 11 Victory Shortfall.

Paul Dunne has returned to Morocco smarter, wiser and a European Tour winner following last year’s disappointment in losing out for the Hassan 11 Trophy. Dunne went into the final day in Agadir leading the field only for Italian Eduardo Molinari to eagle the 72nd hole before the young Irishman, who had bogeyed the 16th, gallantly regrouped to force a play-off in birding his closing hole. Molinari then drew on his Ryder Cup experience to defeat Dunne at the first extra hole and claim his third ...

Poulter Hits Back-Nine Hilton Head Brick Wall To Finish Seventh At Heritage.

Ian Poulter’s quest to capture a second PGA victory title in three weeks  hit a proverbial Hilton Head back-nine brick wall struggling to shoot a final round 75 for a share of seventh place at the RBC Heritage Classic. Poulter, 42 went into the final day of a sixth straight PGA Tour event leading by a shot and determined to become only the second Englishman to claim the South Carolina title. The Woburn golfer had moved one shot clear of the field on day three of the 50th anniversary event ...

Diminutive Dunne Continues To Stand Tall Securing Second In Spain.

Diminutive Paul Dunne continues to stand tall in finishing runner-up in the Spanish Open in Madrid. Dunne, 25 struggled with the driver letting slip a one-shot overnight lead to post a closing day 71 for an 18-under par tally and end two adrift of Spanish sensation, Jon Rahm. An emotional Rahm won a first National Open at a first attempt signing a five-under par 67 and also playing the final hole in five-under for the four days for his 20-under par tally. Rahm joins the likes of Spanish greats Seve ...

Rahm Shoulders Enormous Weight Of Home Crowd To Win Spanish Open At A First Attempt.

Jon Rahm has spoke of the emotion of carrying the enormous weight of a hometown crowd to win the Spanish Open at his first attempt. Rahm came from two shots back at the start of the day in signing for a five-under par 67 and also playing the final hole in five-under for the four days for his 20-under par tally in Madrid. Rahm joins the likes of Spanish greats Seve Ballesteros, Sergio Garcia, Alvaro Quiros and Miguel Angel Jimenez as winner of the Spanish Open. The feisty Spaniard has now captured ...