A belated 21st birthday for Lexi Thompson.
And according to Golf Week how did Lexi celebrate. Champagne? Bungy Jumping? Sky Diving?
No, the American superstar who won the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Open celebrated playing golf with her brother Curtis, a Web.com Tour player, and then had plans to hang with friends in Miami.
Thompson has just bought a fully-furnished model home last fall in Delray Beach, Fla., and plans to move in this spring.
“I basically walked into it and knew it was my dream house,” ...
The 2016 Spanish Open will go ahead thanks to Sergio Garcia.
The European Tour today (Wednesday) announced Garcia will host the event to be staged from April 14th to 17th at Valderrama Golf Club on Spain’s Costa del Sol.
It will be the first time Valderrama will host a major Tour tournament since Garcia won the 2011 Andalucia Masters.
Of course, Valderrama hosted the season-ending Volvo Masters from 1988 to 1996 and then again from 2002 to 2008. In 1997, there was the emotional scenes of ...
Joe LaCava, and the caddy to 14-time Major winning Tiger Woods has predicted that only will Wood return to competition but compete again at the game’s highest level.
LaCava has not caddied for Woods since ‘Tigermania’ gripped last August’s Wyndham Championship in North Carolina and where Woods was competing for a first time in his career.
Since then Woods has undergone more back surgery and with the golf world in general divided in opinion as to whether Woods will retire or ...
Rory McIlroy ended a disappointing defence of his Dubai Desert Classic defence clearly more concerned about the up-coming Masters than being bitten by any Brazil mosquitoes.
In fact, McIlroy finally managed to take some bite out of the Emirates course, albeit a round too late, in birding four of his closing six holes in 65 for an eventual 15-under par total.
The current World No. 2 fell four shots shy of England’s Danny Willett who holed a testing 12-foot birdie putt at the last to win by a stroke ...
England’s Danny Willett delivered his pregnant wife a new trophy in capturing the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Willett, 28 has also moved into third place on the Ryder Cup points table after holing a 12-foot birdie putt at the last in a round of 69 to win by a stroke with an 18-under par tally on the Emirates course.
It is the Sheffield-born Willett’s fourth Tour title and with his wife, Nicole to give birth to the couple’s first child at the end of March.
Fellow Englishman Andy Sullivan ...
There is well-worn saying in golf …. What happens on tour, stays on tour.
But then Jocelyn Hefner, and the former wife of Paul Casey has released a book about her relationship with the 13-time European Tour winner and her experiences travelling the world with the European Tour and now PGA Tour based England-born golfer.
Here are five things the memoir, Lost on the PGA and European Tours, taught us about the exclusive world of pro golf:
1. Phil Mickelson’s jet is outfitted with personalized ...
DANNY WILLETT – WITH HIS 2016 OMEGA DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC VICTORY
• His fourth European Tour International Schedule victory in his 192nd European Tour event.
• Moves to 651,116 points in The Race to Dubai.
• Could move into the top 15 of the Official World Golf Ranking, from 20th.
• His first European Tour victory since the 2015 Omega European Masters.
• Claims European Tour victories in consecutive seasons for the first time.
• This victory beats his previous best 2016 European ...