Lowry Gets Three Country, Two Continent Campaign Off To Bright Valderrama Start.

Shane Lowry’s kick-started a campaign in three countries on two different countries in coming weeks in good style with a two-under par 69 on day one of the Valderrama Masters. Lowry ended the rain-interrupted first round near 6pm local time three off the clubhouse lead but with those in the second half of the draw, including the Irish duo of Padraig Harington and Gavin Moynihan not teeing-up to very late in the day. Harrington managed to squeeze in six holes while Moynihan three. All tee ...

Ramsay Boosts Retaining Tour Card After Face Time Call To His Daugher.

Richie Ramsay boosted hopes of retaining his Tour card in what could be his very last event that to a ‘Facetime’ chat with daughter, Olivia. Heavy rain and the threat of lightning delayed the start of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters by two hours and with Ramsay walking off near 6pm local time with a rousing two-under par 69. He said:  “I just wanted to go out and enjoy the golf course as it really is in fantastic condition and making some good putts, as I did out there, makes a big difference. “Though ...

Female Marshal Breaks Her Leg In Two Places Looking For Larrazabal’s Lost Ball

A female volunteer is the latest casualty at a major golf event after breaking her leg in two places while looking for a lost ball on day one of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters in Spain. The 64-year old marshal slipped badly on wet grass breaking her fibula and tibia in right leg in searching for an errant dive off the 11th tee by Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal. Play on the hole was delayed for close to 30-minutes and with four groups banking-up on the tee  as medical crews treated the woman’s injuries ...

Gary Orr Waits 18-Years For Back-To-Back Victory Buses.

It’s just like the ole No. 272 bus.  You wait ages and two arrive at once That is what has happened to Scotland’s Gary Orr who clinched the Paris Legends Championship to record back-to-back victories on the Staysure Tour after carding a final round of 68, four under par. Orr ended an 18 years victory drought capturing the recent Scottish Senior Open before claiming a second win at Racing Club de France La Boulie 26 days later to add to his 2000 British Masters and 2000 Portuguese Open ...

Lowry Still Celebrates Despite Missing Out On 10,000 Pound Windfall.

Shane Lowry still celebrated despite missing out on a £10,000 windfall as an ace during the second round of the Sky Sports British Masters at Walton Heath. Lowry used an 8-iron in finding the bottom of the cup at the par-3 fifth hole the Irish golfer was playing as his 14th. It was the second ace of the tournament after England’s Eddie Pepperell holed-out at the par-3 ninth hole a day earlier. Pepperell’s ace was not only valuable to his chances of winning for a second time this season, but ...

Dunne Can Bloom Alongside British Masters Host Rose.

Defending champion Paul Dunne could bloom this week in playing alongside Justin Rose for the opening two rounds of the Sky Sports British Masters. Rose is playing host to the event being staged on the famed Walton Heath course that is a former European Open hot venue and since 2005 has hosted a U.S. Open qualifier. Rose is returning to competition for a first occasion since playing his part in Europe’s stunning seven-point Ryder Cup success and in his first ‘regular’ tournament since capturing ...

Furyk Reveals Woods Looked Drained & Lacking Energy While Mickelson Was Finding His Game

USA Ryder Cup captain, Jim Furyk indicated his reasons for not playing Tiger Woods on day two of last fortnight’s Ryder Cup in France. After ending a more than five-year victory drought at the Tour Championship, Woods played just three matches over the three days and lost all three. It was a big disappointment for the visiting USA Team no doubt looking to see Woods produce the form that took him to victory on the East Lake course. But it became apparent in teaming in the opening session on ...