Irish Trio Moynihan, Kearney & Dawson Help Herald European Tour Return In Austria

The Irish trio of Gavin Moynihan, Niall Kearney and Robin Dawson will help herald the return to competition of the European Tour at this week’s Austrian Open. First it was F1 returning to racing last week in Austria and now the European Tour will get back to competition starting Thursday at the Diamond Resort course located around 35-kilometres from Vienna. It will mark four long months since Spain’s Jorge Campillo defeated Scotland’s David Drysdale on March 8th to capture the Qatar Masters. The ...

Nothing What Rory Said But Molinari’s Selling-Up In Surrey & Moving To California.

When Rory McIlroy fired off a broadside at his fellow Europeans for not getting off their backsides to play in the States, he didn’t mean for fellow Open Champion Francesco Molinari to sell his Surrey mansion. That’s just what the champion Italian has done in announcing he and wife, Valentina and their two sons are selling-up and moving to California. The Molinari’s have lived on the exclusive Wisley course estate near Woking in Surrey for close to a dozen years, and where long-time coach Denis ...

Power Posts Lowest Opening Two-Round Tour Tally To Grab Early Rocket Mortgage Classic Lead

Seamus Power continues to find ‘Motor City’ to his liking as he rocketed his way to new PGA Tour frontier with opening 36-hole career low and an early share of the lead on day two of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Power, 33, ended his round as then clubhouse leader in a second straight bogey-free showing of a six-under par 66 following his opening score of 67 for an 11-under par tally on the Detroit GC course. He was then joined among the early leaders at 11-under par by the American ...

Gallacher’s Indian Open Defence Now Cancelled To 2021

Stephen Gallacher’s defence of the Hero Indian Open has now been officially cancelled and to be hopefully held in March 2021. Keeping the health and safety of everyone as top most priority in view of the current situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian Golf Union, the national body for golf in India, today announced the cancellation of the Hero Indian Open 2020. The decision was made following consultation with the sanctioning partner, the European Tour. The Hero Indian Open 2020 ...

Power Blasts Off With An Impressive 67 Day One Rocket Mortgage Classic

Seamus Power brilliantly stuck to his pre-tournament word muscling his way to within two strokes of the lead on day one of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Power was just one-under par through nine holes but took the Motor City overtaking lane over the inward half with four birdies in a five-under par 67. It left the lone Irishman in the field just two shots behind the leading American threesome of Scott Stallings, Doc Redman and Kevin Kisner with rounds of 65 while Bryson ‘Hulk Hogan’ ...

Knox Sets About Ending Miserable Run Of Outs With Gutsy Rocket Mortgage 70.

Russell Knox set about ending a miserable run of outs in his PGA Tour career with a gutsy two-under par 70 on the opening day of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Knox must have felt he was headed for an eighth missed cut in succession this season when he doubled the second hole three-putting the second hole for a ‘6’ on the host Detroit GC course. However, the proud Scot dug deep and immediately regained the dropped shots with birdies at the third and fourth holes, and none better ...

Power Out To Make Every Tour Post A Winner

Seamus Power is determined to make every post a winner between this week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic and the end of the COVID-19 disrupted 2019/20 season later next month. Power, 33 finds himself now the lone Irishman teeing-up in suburban Detroit and with European Ryder Cup captain, Padraig Harrington announced last Friday as being in the field though he’s chosen now to be in ‘Motor City’ starting line-up. The affable Irishman is contesting just his first PGA Tour event since ...