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Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston Ready To Bite Off Arby’s Size Slice At PGA Championship.

After signing a hamburger deal on Wall Street, Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston is ready to sink his teeth deep into this week’s PGA Championship in nearby New Jersey. Johnston, 27 in three short months has unwillingly become the new superstar of golf so much so the London-born golfer, who could easily line-up alongside rock group ZZ Top, has attracted a huge gathering of ginger-bearded American supporters backing the him when the year’s final Major starts later today (THUR) on the host Baltusrol course. “This ...
Jason Day will tee up in the defence of his PGA Championship alongside Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy.

Jason Day Finding Life A ‘Balancing Act’ Twelve Months On From Whistling Straits.

Jason Day will tee-up in the defence of this PGA Championship finding his public life since his emotional Whistling Straits triumph a ‘balancing act’. After the bitter disappointment of missing out on the St. Andrews Open Championship play-off by a stroke, Day finally became a Major Champion shooting a 20-under par tally along the shores of Lake Michigan and capture the 2016 PGA Championship by three strokes from overwhelming crowd favourite, Jordan Spieth. He became the 11th Australian ...
Boltus Roll 'murdered' in 1831 and with his gravestone located just four miles away in Westfield, New Jersey

Baltusrol Golf Club, New Jersey – Named In Honour Of A Murdered Dutch Farmer.

It is the only Major Championship venue to be named after someone who was murdered. Baltusrol, and venue for this week’s PGA Championship, was named in honour of Boltus Roll a Dutch-born farmer who at age 61 was attacked, tortured and killed by two strangers 0n the night of February 22nd, 1831. His wife, who was alone in the house with him at the time, testified at the trial of one of the accused that she and her husband had retired early. about midnight she was awakened by a pounding on the ...
Henrik Stenson brought back to earth when punter asks:  "Does your husband putt?" ahead of this week's PGA Championship.

Open Champion Henrik Stenson Asked: “Does Your Husband Putt?”

Open Champion Henrik Stenson was given a reality check ahead of this week’s PGA Championship. The Swede was playing a practice round on Baltusrol when he left a long putt short and it prompted one smart putter to bring the Royal Troon champion back to earth. “I had this long putt and left it way short and someone in the stands shouted, ‘Does your husband play golf?’ Stenson joked. “It shows you you’re not up there on that pedestal for very long.” Stenson also ...
Rory McIlroy reacts to his shot from the sixth tee in front of Rickie Fowler during a practice round for the 2016 PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol GC - Lower Course. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Rory McIlroy Labels His One Victory Season In One Word – ‘Neutral’.

Rory McIlroy has likened his season this year in one word –  Neutral. The four time Major winner is returning to competition at this week’s PGA Championship after sharing fifth place in last fortnight’s Open Championship but also walking off Royal Troon a massive 16 shots behind Henrik Stenson, McIlroy believes his best shot of winning a career fifth Major could be this week. “The best I feel I could have finished at The Open was third and I never envisaged, even with good conditions, ...
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Bubba Unwraps ‘Bubba’s Sweet Spot’ Candy Store In Pensacola, Florida

Double Masters winning Bubba Watson has opened his own candy store – Bubba’s Sweet Spot, which opened late last week in Pensacola, Fla. While the recent deadly floods in West Virginia saw the cancellation of the Greenbrier Classic, Watson spent the time not only working on his game but opening his candy store.. “I left [The Greenbrier] because the courses weren’t open. So I left to go back to my house in Florida. I’ve been there. Opened up a candy shop while I was ...
Portstewart Golf Club to host 2017 Irish Open and to be staged two weeks before The Open.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

McIlroy’s Pulling Power Gets Irish Open Moved To Fortnight Before The Open.

Reigning Irish Open champ Rory McIlroy could not hide his delight in news next year’s event will be staged a fortnight out from the Open Championship. After some miserable weather the past few years, McIlroy’s backing of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open has pulled plenty of strings so much so the event will be held from July 6th to 9th, 2017 at Portstewart Golf Club and just minutes away from Royal Portrush. It will be the third time in six years that Ireland’s national Open has been held in ...