Padraig Harrington heading to contest the 2105 Farmers Insurance Open for a first time since 2012.   (Photo - www.golffile.ie)

Padraig Harrington Afforded Christmas Wish Of Farmers Insurance Open Invitation.

Christmas continues to come early for triple Major winning Padraig Harrington. After being afforded an invitation to contest the PGA Tour’s 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open and he’s received a similar call up to compete in February’s Farmers Insurance Open being staged from Feb. 5-8 at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif. The current World No. 264th ranked Harrington has not contested the event, formerly known as the Northern Trust Open, since finishing T44th in 2012. And when the ...
Bubba Watson promoting a new single - Bubba Claus.

‘Bubba Claus’ – Bubba Watson’s Christmas Single … Video.

Looking for that last minute Christmas gift. Well, double Masters champion Bubba Watson has got right into the Christmas spirit releasing a record single – Bubba Claus. Watson is no stranger to the music world after joining Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan some years back to form the group – The Golf Boys. Lines in Bubba’s latest single include:  ‘I just touched down on a hovercraft/I bet you want to know what’s in my bag/Is it golf clubs or a bag of toys? ...
Darren Clarke practicing ahead of inaugural 2014 Dubai Open.  (Photo thanks to golfindubai.

Darren Clarke Backing Breast Cancer Awareness In Inaugural Dubai Open.

Former Open champion Darren Clarke is teeing up at the inaugural Asian Tour’s Dubai Open with the intention of making a difference to the lives of women in the UAE. As usual, the Ulsterman will be wearing a breast cancer awareness logo on his collar in hope of raising more awareness amongst the women in the UAE where a large number of female deaths each year are caused by breast cancer. Having lost his wife, Heather, to the illness in 2006, Clarke is keen to play an awareness role while in ...
Birdlife along Florida's Gulf of Mexico shoreline as sun sets.

Stunning Sunset Over Florida’s Gulf Of Mexico Shoreline.

It seemed a very appropriate watching the sun setting a day after the end of yet another golf reporting season. On Saturday at the nearby Tiburon Golf Club  www.golfbytourmiss.com was present to cover Jason Day and Cameron Tringale capture the 2014 Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Florida. Now after being present at more than 30 events on both the European Tour and PGA Tour it was wonderful to stand on the west Florida shoreline just north of Naples admiring a spectacular sunset and reflecting ...
Marcus Fraser, Scott Hend, Jonathon Moore and

Comfort For Fraser As He Qualifies For 2015 Open Championship.

There was some comfort for Australia’s Marcus Fraser after the disappointment of letting slip victory in the Thailand Golf Championship after his share of second place was good enough to seal a place into next year’s Open Championship. Fraser along with fellow Australian Scott Hend, American Jonathan Moore and India’s Anirban Lahiri qualified for the 144th Open at St Andrews. Fraser led the chase for the four qualifying places on offer at Amata Spring Country Club with a steady ...
Branden Grace and caddy Zach savour success in the Alfred Dunhill Championship.  (Photo - David Lloyd/www.golffile.ie)

Branden Grace Back To His Amazing Best Ending Two-Year Victory Drought.

South African Branden Grace produced a commanding final round display to complete a comprehensive wire-to-wire victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship and capture a fifth European Tour title. The South African, who won all four of his previous European Tour titles during a remarkable 2012 season, had been five clear at the halfway stage after following a sparkling opening 62 with a round of 66. However, a third round 72 kept him 16 under par and saw Dane Lucas Bjerregaard close to within one of ...
Cameron Tringale and Jason Day savour victory in the 2104 Franklin Templeton Shootout.  (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Jason Day Again Will Turn To Greg Norman To Get Better After Winning ‘Shark’ Shootout.

Australia’s Jason Day intends to draw more closely on a 10-year relationship with tournament host Greg Norman after Day and American Cameron Tringale pocketed a $385,000 pre-Christmas bonus in capturing the Franklin Templeton Shootout by a stroke with a 32-under par tally on the Tiburon course in Naples, Florida. Day and Tringale combined on the final day in posting a ‘Better Ball’ seven under par 65 and defeat defending champions Matt Kuchar and Harris English who carded a 10-under ...