Virginia Water, Surrey … In-form Joost Luiten cut a swath through the field shooting a storming seven under par 65 that included nine birdies and remarkably 11 one-putts to muscle his way to a share of the lead on the opening day of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Luiten joined big-hitting Aussie Scott Hend and 2009 PGA Champion Y E Yang of South Korea in front of the field in ideal scoring conditions at Tour HQ.
Masters champion Danny Willett returned to home soil and quickly stamped ...
It maybe 2,500 odd kilometres but for four lucky golfers teeing up in this weeks Gateway to THE OPEN Mizuno Open it could lead to a place in this year’s Open Championship.
The event is the fourth stop in The Open Qualifying Series and will be played from 26-29 May at JFE Setonaikai Golf Club in Okayama. The leading four players that finish in the top 12 and ties will earn a place in THE OPEN from 14-17 July.
The Japan Tour event, that actually used The Open championship logo in all it’s ...
England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick is eyeing taking up the option of ‘Special Temporary’ Membership on the PGA Tour.
The reigning British Masters winner, who finished a superb T7th in last month’s Masters, is just one decent PGA Tour result away from the privilege of taking to the world’s biggest golf stage.
Of course, Fitzpatrick has struggled in the States since the Masters by missing the cut in the RBC Heritage and the recent Players Championship.
And while he revealed ...
Tournament host Rory McIlroy brilliantly eagled the last to end a six-month winless drought capturing the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at the K. Club.
McIlroy went into the final round of the weather-affected event leading by four shots, and while one behind with three holes to play, the current World No. 3 rallied to shoot a closing 69 and win by three shots with a 12-under par total.
The win is McIlroy’s first as a professional on Irish soil but also a first taste of success since capturing last ...
Do leading instructors feel that typical professionals use science to improve their scores?
Special report by Kiran Kanwar.
Steve Johnson is a golf instructor and managing partner of Hank Haney Golf Inc.
Hank Haney and his associates are some of the top golf instructors with respect to the numbers and calibre of golfers they have produced.
During this week’s PGA Tour AT&T Byron Nelson Classic Steve explained his thoughts on the use of the hard-core sciences such as biomechanics, anatomy, ...
Swiss golfer Julien Clément, former European Tour player, wrote his name into Alps Tour history signing for a first ever 59 during second round of Vigevano Open.
Clement, who turns 35 later next week, posted an 11-under par tally on the par 70 layout to share the lead at 13-under par with Matt Wallace of England who recorded 62.
Should Wallace win, he would also create Alps Tour history in being the first player to record four wins during the same season, and it would remarkably be four wins back ...
Tournament host Rory McIlroy will need to silence the challenge of Masters champion Danny Willett if he’s to capture a first Dubai Duty Free Irish Open title.
McIlroy added a second round two under par 70 to his opening score of 67 to move within a shot of the leading duo of Willett and Scotland’s Marc Warren on the Palmer Course at the K. Club.
Willett has bounced back from missing the cut in last week’s Players Championship adding a 71 to his opening score of 65 as the Englishman seeks to ...