Lowry Seeking A Dubai Double Delight.

Dubai, UAE … Shane Lowry is looking to celebrate the end of his 10th European Tour season with a double Dubai delight. Lowry joins Rory McIlroy and Paul Dunne in this week’s DP World Tour Championship and the final event on the 2018 Race to Dubai schedule. After more than 40 tournaments around the globe, the European No. 1 crown has come down to a battle between the best of friends – Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood. Lowry’s goal since returning to Europe for last month’s Portugal ...

McIlroy To Shock The Tour, Dubai Duty Free & Irish Fans By Not Contesting 2019 Irish Open

Dubai, UAE … Rory McIlroy will clearly shock the European Tour, event sponsors and his enormous Irish fan base after hinting the possibilty of not contesting next year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch. And in a second big surprise, McIlroy indicated he may also abandon taking-up 2019 European Tour membership. McIlroy has played host to the past four years to the Irish Open and in the process attracting sponsors Dubai Duty Free plus also managing to entice some of the world’s best ...

McIlroy To Leave Tour Red-Faced By Forfeiting 2019 European Tour Membership

Dubai, UAE … Rory McIlroy is sure to leave the European Tour slightly red-faced with a decision not to take-up 2019 membership. McIlroy made the revelation ahead of this week’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. McIlroy, and now aged 29, joined the European Tour soon after the 2007 Walker Cup and brilliantly secured his Tour card in just his second event by finishing third in the 2007 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He then captured the first of his current 23 pro victory ...

McIlroy Reckons He Can Deny Molinari To Capture Fourth Race-To-Dubai Title.

Rory McIlroy, and after electing not to board the Turkish Airlines Open, reckons he can climb to European No. 1 in next week’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship. McIlroy enters this week’s penultimate Nedbank Challenge trailing Euro 1.9m and in eighth place in the Race to Dubai behind Italy’s Edorado Molinari. Molinari and the six others ahead of McIlroy on the money list, are not teeing-up in this week’s Gary Player hosted event and presenting McIlroy the chance with victory of bridging ...

Harrington Secures Last Seat On Nedbank Challenge Charter Flight

Padraig Harington secured one of the last seats on a special near nine-hour Turkish Airlines and despite failing to qualify automatically for the Thursday starting Nedbank Challenge. Harrington posted a last round 72 for a six-under par tally and a share of 35th but in the bigger Nedbank picture was three place shy of qualifying for the event before being handed a post Turkish Airlines Open invitation to the event around an hour after the event ended. “I’m in the Sun City field anyway as I have ...

Rose Determined To Enjoy Christmas Turkey Dinner As World No. 1

Regnum Caya Resort, Belek, Turkey … Justin Rose is determined to make his reign as the new World No. 1 a long one after capturing a play-off victory in the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek. Rose defeated China No. 1 Haotong Li at the first extra play-off hole when the 23-year Shanghai-born golfer three-putted for bogey to hand the Englishman his 19th pro career victory. The win, and 20-years after turning professional, also is the first time in Rose’s career he has successfully defended a ...

Lowry Hits The Regnum Caya Sack Dreaming Of Turkish Airlines Closing 64

Shane Lowry joined Padraig Harrington watching TV coverage of the Liverpool and Arsenal 1-all draw and then headed to his Regnum Caya hotel bed promising a 64 on the final day of the Turkish Airlines Open. Hours earlier, Lowry produced his best score of the Rolex Series event in sighing for a four-under par 67 that handed him an eight-under par tally on the stunning Bellek course. China’s Haotong Li is set to create further European Tour history after seizing a three-shot lead heading to the final ...