Archibald Primed To Capture Maiden MENA Victory In Sahara Kuwait C’ship.

England’s Stuart Archibald moved a step closer to his first MENA Tour title when he notched up four birdies around the turn en route to a 66 to take a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the Sahara Kuwait Golf Championship on Tuesday. Archibald, 33 began the day one behind and mixed seven birdies with three bogeys to top the leaderboard at 10-under with a four-man group, led by compatriot Luke Joy, lurking just behind the leader. Fellow Englishman Max Smith shot the best score of ...

Golf World Welcomes Woods Given Green Light To Return To Competition.

News the golf world has been waiting for with confirmation Tiger Woods has been cleared to return to golf just six months after undergoing fusion surgery on his lower back. Woods long-time agent Mark Steinberg indicaed the doctor who operated on Woods back in April has cleared him to return to the game with no restrictions. “He got a nice report and is allowed to proceed,” said Steinberg. “He can do as much as he needs to do. Tiger is going to take this very, very slowly. This is good, but ...

Record-Setting 14 Ryder Cup Stars Add Big Bite To Farmfoods European Senior Masters.

A record-equalling number of Ryder Cup past captains and players clearly will add huge bite to next weeks Farmfoods European Senior Masters. Fourteen former Ryder Cup players, three of them and each a winning captain, boasting 38 appearances among them will contest the event at the Forest of Arden. Senior Tour debutant and tournament host Peter Baker is among 11 other Ryder Cup players who will join former captains, Paul McGinley, Sam Torrance and Ian Woosnam. One of the icons of The Ryder Cup, ...

Molinari Shares Leading Lap Honours With Five Others At Monza.

Defending champion Francesco Molinari delighted a huge following of supporters in muscling his way to a share of the lead on day one of the Italian Open at Monza. The crowds were treated to a rousing display and with the four-time European Tour winning Molinari sharing the leading lap honours with five others thanks to nine birdies and two bogeys in a seven-under 64 on the Milano Golf Club course lying next door to the famed Monza GP circuit. Fellow early starters Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Jamie Donaldson ...

Australian Open Returning To Melbourne In 2020 & First Time Since 2005.

The Emirates Australian Open will return to Melbourne in 2020 and 2022. It will be first occasion Australia’s premier event is headed south from Sydney since 2005 when Robert Allenby won the Stonehaven Trophy at Moonah Links. Dates and venues are yet to be determined, but in conjunction with the Victorian Government, Golf Australia is pleased to confirm that the two “release years” in the current eight-year contract to play in Sydney will be exercised on Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt. Golf ...

Hatton Hands Himself Early Birthday Gift Becoming First Back-To-Back Dunhill Links Champion.

England’s Tyrrell Hatton delivered himself an early birthday gift shooting a final round 66 for a three-shot 24-under par victory total and become the first player to successfully defend the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. Hatton, who turns 26 next Saturday, did not drop a over his closing 36-holes to also win for a second occasion in his career and with victory taking him to World No. 22 while he’s jumped from 33rd to 11th on the Race to Dubai money list. “It is an unbelievable ...

Dunne Not About To Give Up Hopes Of Second Straight Success.

British Masters champion Paul Dunne is not give up hopes of a second Tour success heading to the final round  of the Alfred Dunhill Links in Scotland. The Greystone’s golfer managed to save par after an errant drive left down his final hole at Kingsbarns Links in a round of 70 to move to third place on 11-under par. Dunne’s effort was not as good as the 64 he posted on debut at Kingsbarns two years ago but in contrast he is on the verge of another big jump in not only the World Rankings ...