Ogilvy .. Why McIlroy Wins The Aussies ‘Player Of The Year’ Vote Hands Down Over Koepka.

Aussie golfer Geoff Ogilvy stamped his golfing credentials winning a US Open, three WGS titles and eight other worldwide victories in his career. In more recent years the now 42-year old has been earning plaudits for his observations from outside the competition ropes. And in a latest Golf Australia article, the winner of the 106th U.S. Open at famed Winged Foot, has spoken of his overall fondness for a fellow U.S. Open winner over a recent back-to-back US Open champion. Ogilvy’s very insightful ...

Possible Good Omen For G Mac As Rain Forces Thursday Suspension To Mayakoba Classic

Rain and thunderstorms have prevented any play on Thursday to the first round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic. After several delays to the scheduled 7 a.m. opening tee time, the decision was made at 1 p.m. Thursday local time to begin the first round at 7 a.m. Friday. It was four years ago G Mac captured a third of now four PGA Tour victories in defeating Scotland’s Russell Knox and American Jason Bohm to win the event on a Monday and after a similar delay to that already being experienced at ...

King Louis Overcomes Kidney Stones Concern To Post 63 & Lead Nedbank By Three.

‘King’ Louis Oosthuizen overcame early morning kidney stones pain for a second day running to post a blistering bogey-free nine-under par 63 and open-up a three shot lead on day one of the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player. The 2010 Open Champion had been awoken early on Wednesday morning with kidney stones and with the pain forcing him out of the Pro-Am. He was then awoken at 3am earlier today (Thursday morning South African time) still struggling with the ‘stones’ ...

Dunne’s Wretched Season Ends With Wrist Injury Forcing Him Out Of Tour Q-School

Paul Dunne’s wretched season has ended sadly with a wrist injury forcing him out of today’s (FRD) starting Q-School six-round Final Stage in Spain. Dunne was set to be among six Irish teeing-up over two courses at the Lumine Golf Club near Tarragonga. “I won’t be playing this week,” Dunne said to Irish Golf Desk. “It’s an ongoing wrist injury that’s gotten worse and I’m going to take some time to sort it out.” It’s unclear how long he has been suffering with the injury ...

Harrington Backing DP World Tour Championship ‘Walking Map’.

The game of golf has always been about finding the shortest route around a golf course but that is not necessarily what organisers of next week’s 11th edition of the DP World Tour Championship are encouraging. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends taking 10,000 steps per day in order to improve overall health and defending DP World Tour Championship champion Danny Willett, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Co. will rack up more than that each day on the 7,675-yard host Earth course ...

Jamieson Needing To Again Shine Brightly In The Rainbow Nation

Scott Jamieson is needing to draw strongly this week on his fondness for South African golf if the Scot is to qualify for next week’s elite season-ending event in Dubai. Jamieson, 35 has joined top-Scot Bob MacIntyre and Richie Ramsay teeing-up in today’s (THURS) commencing Nedbank Challenge at Sun City to the north-west of Johannesburg. Last week’ Turkish Airlines Open delight of a share of 10th in Belek secured Jamieson a start in this week’s $US 7.5m event and boasting the Tour’s highest-ever ...

Lowry One Eye On Dubai Range Balls & The Other On Wiesberger’s Nedbank Challenge

Shane Lowry can be assured to not only have one eye on hitting range balls in Dubai but to have the other clearly on what may unfold at the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa. Lowry and his young family headed straight from Turkey to the UAE where he is chilling-out ahead of next week’s European Tour season-ending DP World Tour Championship. Lowry did not savour the Turkish delight result last week he sought but then nor did current Race to Dubai rival Bernd Wiesberger. The Austrian failed to break ...