Lowry Returns To Hong Kong 10-Years After Playing Second Fiddle To McDowell.

It’s been a decade since a little-known Shane Lowry teed-up in the Hong Kong playing second fiddle to then US Open champ Graeme McDowell. Lowry was a lowly 139th ranked player in the world and in his last event of 2010, and at the end of a first full season in the pro ranks, the Irishman dipped to 148th in missing the Hong Kong cut for a second year in succession in the former colonial outpost. Now as the reigning Open Champion Lowry’s ranked a lofty No. 19 in the world and he’s been afforded ...

McGinley Leads Tributes To Long-Time Caddy ‘Edinburgh’ Jimmy Rae.

The New Year and a new decade are just a couple of days old and the golf world is morning the passing of ‘Edinburgh’ Jimmy Rae, the former long-time caddy to 2014 victorious Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley. Rae passed away on Thursday (January 2nd) aged 66. The Scottish-born bagman caddied for a number of players including not only McGinley but the likes of Ian Poulter, fellow Scot Andrew Oldcorn and Ireland’s Damien McGrane. But it was calling the shots for McGinley that brought ...

GolfByTourMiss Celebrates New Decade With A 10,000th Golf-Related Post In 10th Anniversary.

GolfByTourMiss.com is proudly celebrating the new decade with news of a a 10,000th post. It was just under 10-years ago GolfByTourMiss.com emerged onto the golf-reporting scene reporting triple Major-winning Padraig Harrington had joined the ‘jet set’ in purchasing his own private jet. And in 10 short years GolfByTourMiss.com has grown to proudly stand tall among our big-bucks backed website colleagues. GolfByTourMiss.com is Fatiha ‘Tour Miss’ Betscher and Bernie McGuire. In ...

McIlroy Singled Out By Fellow Major Champs As ‘Golfer Of The Decade’

Fellow Major Champions have singled out Rory McIlroy as their ‘Player of the Decade’. The Holywood golfing starlet was the choice of fellow four-time Major winning Ernie Els along with the Masters winning trio of Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia and Mike Weir plus the last Major winner of the 2010-19 decade – Shane Lowry. In the past 10-years, McIlroy has won four Majors and 23 other tournaments around the globe. The next best is Brooks Koepka and while the American has also won ...

McIlroy Officially Unveils Amazing Holywood GC Indoor Academy

Earlier this year, www.golfbytourmiss.com visited the amazing new indoor training facilities at Holywood Golf Club and the long-time home club to current four-time Major winning Rory McIlroy. Well McIlroy has officially opened the facility during the course of his return to his parents home in Belfast where he’ll spend Christmas. Thanks to McIlroy’s financial input the truly amazing state-of-the-art golf academy boasts a gym and not one but five hitting bays along with three TrackMans ...

Adam Scott Sensationally Captures Second Australian PGA Title & 30th Career Victory

Australia’s Adam Scott is celebrating Christmas a few days early after sensationally capturing a second Australian PGA Championship on the Royal Pines course on Queenland’s Gold Coast Scott, 39 came from two shots back of the lead mid-round to stamp his enormous class comfortably winning by two shots after posting a final round 69 for a 13-under par tally. The effort was good enough to edge out New Zealand’s Michael Hendry who, in overcoming a rib injury, had taken the lead over ...

Scott In Sight Of Second Australian PGA Championship Crown

Adam Scott is just one round shy of capturing a second Australian PGA Championship after posting a third round 69 to move a shot clear of the field at 10-under par on the Royal Pines course on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The World No. 15, and the highest-ranked player in the co-sanctioned field, birdied two of his closing three holes to break free on a day when five players had shared the lead at one stage in the event. Scott, 39 won the title for a first occasion in 2013 and a victory would be ...