Matt Jones wins the Australian Open to qualify for the 2016 Open Championship.

Matt Jones Earns Royal Troon Tee Time With His Australian Open Triumph.

The Australian-born trio of new Australian Open champion Matt Jones along with Rod Pampling and Nick Cullen qualified for the 145TH Open at Royal Troon after today’s final round of the Emirates Australian Open in Sydney. “It’s one Major I would love to win, it’s one Major that I think suits my golf game the best. I’m absolutely ecstatic to get back to The Open,” said Jones after being handed the gleaming Stonehaven Trophy. In the first event of The Open Qualifying Series, the ...
Rory McIlroy (NIR) winner of the Race To Dubai and DP World Championship with girlfriend Erica Stoll after the final round of the season ending DP World Tour Championship, Earth Course, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, UAE.  22/11/2015.
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Rory McIlroy – With His 2015 DP World Tour Championship Victory.

RORY MCILROY – WITH HIS 2015 DP WORLD TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY. • His 12th European Tour International Schedule victory in his 155th European Tour event. • Moves to 4,727,253 points in The Race to Dubai to be crowned European Tour Number One for a third time after 2012, 2014 and 2015. • Remains in third place in the Official World Golf Ranking with 11.3198. • His third European Tour victory of the 2015 season. They are Omega Dubai Desert Classic, WGC – Cadillac Match Play and DP ...
Rory McIlroy saves the best for last capturing a third Race to Dubai title in four years.  (PHoto - Fran Caffrey/

Rory McIlroy Saves Best For Last Capturing Third Race To Dubai Title In Four Years.

Rory McIlroy was crowned King of European golf for a third occasion in the past four years winning the Race to Dubai title and also capturing a second DP World Tour Championship also in four years. McIlroy was in a class of his own coming from one shot back heading to the last day of the season’s final event and absorbing everything young Englishman Andy Sullivan threw at him. The only real hiccup for McIlroy, who has now won four times in Dubai, was finding the water at the penultimate hole for ...
BBC's 5-Live Iain Carter speaking with Rory McIlroy post second round.

Rory McIlroy Moves Closer To Third R2D Title & Then Predicts Great Career For Tour Rookie Paul Dunne.

Four-time Major winning Rory McIlroy moved closer to a third Race to Dubai title in four years and then predicted Ireland’s exciting new Tour star Paul Dunne will have no concerns retaining his Tour card after his success earlier this week at the Tour School. McIlroy has never met Dunne but was full of praise for the 22-year old Dubliner who will make his full European Tour member debut in next week’s Euro 1.5m Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa, and in the first event of the 2016 Race ...
Darren Clarke is in Dubai and overseeing 'possibles' and 'probables' measured for Hazeltine team clothing.

European Ryder Cup Team ‘Possibles’ & ‘Probables’ Measured For Hazeltine Clothing In Dubai.

Around 40 or so 2016 European Ryder Cup ‘possibles’ and ‘probables’ have been measured this week for Hazeltine team clothing. European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke has been in Dubai since early in the week overseeing the first big step in his captaincy process ahead of travelling on Monday night to Sydney for next week’s Australian Open. Of course, Clarke is not contesting the DP World Tour Championship but then he’s been playing on the opening two days of the event ...
American Patrick Reed is hoping his 'European Tour' knowledge can help the USA Team win next year's Ryder Cup.  (Photo -

Patrick Reed Reckons He’s Worked Out Why Europe Have Dominated Ryder Cup.

Visiting American Patrick Reed reckons he’s got the low-down on Europe’s double decade dominance in the Ryder Cup. Reed birdied five of his closing six holes in a blistering seven under par 65 to move to nine under par and share third place heading to the closing two rounds of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. England’s Andy Sullivan birdied his last in a round of 66 to steal a one shot lead in the £5.2m event at 12-under par ahead of Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo who ...
Andy Sullivan (ENG) makes a birdie on the 18th during Round 2 of the DP World Tour Championship at the Earth course,  Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, UAE,  20/11/2015.
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Andy Sullivan Rockets His Way Towards Fourth Tour Victory This Season.

England’s Andy Sullivan is the only player on the European Tour to have won three times this season and now he’s on track for a fourth at the halfway stage of the US$8 million DP World Tour Championship, Dubai at Jumeirah Golf Estates after a second successive six under par 66 around the Earth course took him to 12 under par for the tournament. The 28 year old gained worldwide attention a year ago when a hole-in-one in the KLM Open won him a trip into outer space. And now after victory ...