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 ...

McIlroy Makes Too Many ‘Dumb’ Mistakes In Disappointing Travelers Journey.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy confessed he made too many ‘dumb’ mistakes in yet another agonising and frustrating finish at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. McIlroy’s final round 67 had all the positives you’d want on a last day including draining a monster eagle putt, brilliantly chipping-in twice for birdie and also holing-out for birdie from a 16th hole greenside bunker. There was also a booming 341-yard drive but as he and caddy, Harry Diamond relaxed on their private jet ...

Lowry Shocked Over Caddy Withdrawals & Calls For End To Tour Negativity

Open champion Shane Lowry is calling for more PGA Tour support after the negativity surrounding the withdrawal of a number of players and caddies from this week’s Travelers Championship due to COVID-19 related issues. American Cameron Champ withdrew earlier in the week after testing positive while Irishman Graeme McDowell along with four-time Major winning Brooks Koepka each withdrew after their caddies tested positive. Koepka’s younger brother, Chase then withdrew in support for his brother ...

PGA Tour Rocked By A Second COVID-19 Confirmed Case In Five Days.

The PGA Tour has been rocked with a second confirmed Coronavirus case in just five days. The Tour advised American Cameron Champ has withdrawn from the Travelers Championship after testing positive for COVID-19 during pre-tournament screening on Tuesday at the TPC River Highlands course near Cromwell, Connecticut. Last Friday, fellow American and father of four, Nick Watney tested positive ahead of the second round of the RBC Heritage Classic in South Carolina. Adding to Watney’s concern was ...

McIlroy Fades In Playing Probably His Final RBC Heritage.

Rory McIlroy has probably played his last RBC Heritage despite returning from a late-afternoon thunderstorm delay to birdie two of his closing four holes in a score of 70 for an 11-under par tally. McIlroy had dropped 23 places heading into the final round to be well down the board sharing 51st place at one-over for the day and back to nine-under par with four holes to play when a warning sounded sending competitors back to the clubhouse. Following the one hour and 46-minute delay McIlroy birdied ...

Askernish – Making The Journey Adds So Much To The Golfing Experience.

It was not lost that in 1891 Old Tom Morris made the same journey from the Home of Golf at his beloved St. Andrews to then unknown reaches of South Uist. Eight-and-a-half years before the dawn of the 20th century it had taken Old Tom and his dear colleague and back-to-back British Amateur champion, Horace Hutchinson close to three days travelling by rail, by ferry and then by horse-and-cart to reach a stately-looking abode overlooking what would then be Old Tom’s blank golfing canvas. Nowadays, ...

PGA Tour Stars Ignored Main ‘Health & Safety’ Social Distancing Guidelines At Ft. Worth.

PGA Tour Commissioner, Jay Monahan admits the Tour has ‘more work to do’ health and safety-wise following a return to competition last week in Texas. The staging of the Charles Schwab Challenge ended a three-month Tour lockdown and with American Daniel Berger emerging victorious at the first extra play-off hole on the Colonial course in Ft. Worth. Berger was competing under a Tour ‘medical exemption’ following a longer lay-off due to a nagging wrist injury and with the 27-year old ending ...