Robert MacIntyre – Two Years On From The Disappointment Of The 2017 Walker Cup.

Special report by Trevor Peake, Hoylake ….. TWO years ago this weekend Robert MacIntyre was a member of the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team on the end of a 19-7 drubbing by the United States at the Los Angeles Country Club in California.​ The 23-year-old Scot didn’t play in the first morning foursome but then was the only winner in the afternoon singles beating Cameron Champ 6&4 for the biggest win of the day, although GB&I trailed 8-4 overnight.​ On day two MacIntyre, ...

MacIntyre Takes To Porsche European Open Overtaking Lane With Tour Career Low 65

Oban lefty Bob MacIntyre brilliantly took to the overtaking lane heading to the weekend rounds with his lowest main Tour career round of 65 on day two of the Porsche European Open in Hamburg. MacIntyre, 23 muscled his way from two shots off the lead teeing-up on day two and storm his way to a superb four-shot leading advantage thanks to a rousing bogey-free round of seven birdies for an 11-under par total. The young Scot leads German Bernd Ritthammer (66) who is at seven-under par. MacIntyre, and ...

Tour Rules Looks Set To Rob Tiger Woods From Defending Tour Championship

Sadly, the PGA Tour’s own entry rules could now rob Tiger Woods, and the lone player to put the Tour on the ultra-lucrative pedestal it now so richly enjoys, from defending next week’s Tour Championship in Atlanta. Woods bogeyed his closing two holes in a second straight one-under par 71 for a two-under par tally after two rounds at the BMW Championship at Medinah in suburban Chicago. The effort, and with still two rounds to play, is predicted to see Woods slip six places to 44th on the FedEx ...

McNeilly Remains A True Professional Failing To Tip The Bucket Over Wallace.

The rules in being a caddy are simple – turn-up, shut-up and keep-up. Dave McNeilly knows that only too well but the affable Belfast golfer has gone one better and talking of his ‘split-up’ with England’s fiery Matt Wallace. Wallace and McNeilly have gone their separate ways following the recent WGC – FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis. The writing was clearly on the wall given the verbal abuse McNeilly was getting at the hands of Wallace, and with journalist hearing ...

Power Singles Out Lowry For Special Praise

Seamus Power has singled out former teenage amateur partner and now Open Champion, Shane Lowry for special praise following Lowry’s sensational triumph at Royal Portrush. The duo were once team-mates in the Ireland amateur ranks and with Lowry emerging to become Ireland’s sixth Major Championship winner. “It was just unbelievable for Shane to win and I just wish I had of been there at Royal Portrush,” Power said. “I was competing myself at the time so I was trying to ...

Lowry Back To Work After Fortnight-Long Open Championship Celebration

New Open Champion Shane Lowry and his young family have arrived in New Jersey for this week’s Northern Trust. The $US  9.25m event is the opening tournament of the three-event FedEx Cup Play-Off Series and with Lowry making his debut in the Series. It’s also a case of ‘back to work’ for the Royal Portrush victory hero and after a fortnight’s celebrating in capturing the Claret Jug. Indeed, the Claret Jug has hardly been out of Lowry’s hands since his stunning six-shot triumph. Though ...

Burns Wins Scottish Amateur Delivering Crail A Dream Victory Double

Crail Golfing Society hero George Burns not only brilliantly captured a first Scottish Amateur Championship but he delivered Crail the Scottish Amateur crown remarkably on a first hosting in the near 100-year history of the event. It is also the first occasion in 31-years a ‘home’ club player has captured Scotland’s premier men’s amateur crown while Anstruther-born George Murray, and a former European Tour member, was a member of Crail in winning the event in 2004. Burns, 22 won at the 19th ...