Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Robert MacIntrye Joint British Masters Runner-Up

Knock knock.  Who’s there? Robert MacIntyre joint runner-up in the Betfred British Masters. The Oban lefty, and thanks to a game of ‘Knock, Knock’ before he went to bed, has brilliantly taken a huge step in wrapping-up next season’s Tour card with a gusty share of second in the British Masters. MacIntyre, 22 muscled with way into a four-way share of the lead finishing eagle, birdie in a round of 68 before having the chance at a play-off snatched from him by the similar aged Swede Marcus ...

Ramsay Copies DJs ‘Caveman Golf’ Play To Burst Into British Masters Contention

Hillside .. Richie Ramsay is copying World No.1 Dustin Johnson’s ‘caveman golf’ style of play that hopefullu will see the Scot emerge from a near four-year winless drought and capture the Betfred British Masters. Ramsay brilliantly birding his closing two holes, and just prior to 8pm, in  a round of 67 to move into four-way share of second place at 11-under par on the host Hillside course. Ramsay holed a five-footer on 17 and then drained a 25-footer at the last moments before a Tartan ...

Hoey Delivers Timely Reminder Of His Talent Posting British Masters 68.

Hillside …. There is no questioning Michael Hoey’s determination to get back full-time on the European Tour after a gutsy 68 on day one of the Betfred British Masters at Hillside. Hoey was five-under par playing the last only to drop a first shot of the round in overcast and very cold conditions on the long-time Open Championship Final Qualifying venue. The Belfast golfer heads into day two still very well-placed and trailing just five shots behind England’s Matthew Jordan who matched age ...

Ramsay Fears The Worst After Flooring British Masters Spectator

Hillside … Richie Ramsay feared the worst when he floored a spectator with an errant drive during the opening round of the Betfred British Masters at Hillside. The Scot, who ended his round with a super six-under par 66 to be just three from the lead, hit the middle-aged male spectator just above his right eye with his drive down the left side of the fourth fairway in wet and very cold conditions all day on the long-time Open Championship Final Qualifying venueGOL Ramsay, who was playing the ...

McIlroy Delivers Tour A Lift & Heeds Pelley’s Advice In Taking-Up European Tour Membership

Rory McIlroy has given the European Tour a big lift with confirmation he has re-joined the Tour. The decision, coming just days before the May 1st automatic cut-off date for membership, means McIlroy will now be fully eligible to contest July’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club as the current World No. 4 hinted earlier this year. A European Tour official confirmed McIlroy paid the annual membership fee just prior to the end of April. Confirmation comes also ...

Moynihan Looks To McGinley For Irish Open Invitation.

Hillside …. For the Mt. Juliet-attached Gavin Moynihan the Irish Open will always hold a special place in his career. Not that it is his ‘own’ national open but it was in the 1993 the then 19-year old made his European Tour debut contesting the 2013 Irish Open at Carton House. Moynihan has since been priviledged to contest every Irish Open since and benefitting from a sponsor’s invitations. And with the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open now a matter of weeks away, Moynihan ...

Ramsay Sets Himself Four Years To Age 40 To Improve Or He Could Quit Golf

Hillside …. Scotland’s Richie Ramsay’s giving himself four years to age 40 and unless his golf improves the three-time Tour winning Scot is threatening he could quit the game. Ramsay, 36 struggled last year producing his poorest season of 114th on the European Tour money list since making his pro debut a fortnight after contesting the 2007 Open at Carnoustie. Since then the Scot has contested 277 events and banking £6.1m in prize-money. But the former U.S. Amateur champ, who won last ...