Lee Westwood has seen his lead cut to one  shot with a round to play in the Maybank Malaysian Open.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Westwood’s Maybank Malaysian Open Third Round Lead Cut To One.

Lee Westwood has seen his four shot lead cut to one after a final hole bogey on day three of the Maybank Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. Westwood, who turns 41 next week, is now just one round away from capturing a second Malaysian Open title since winning the event in 1997 but also ending a near two-year winless drought. For a third day running Westwood birdied the opening hole of the Kuala Lumpur Golf Club course before dropping a shot with a three-putt bogey at the next hole. However the current ...
'Aussie Rules' at anchor in Hilton Head Harbor during a previous RBC Heritage Classic.

Robert Allenby High & Dry In Rain-Soaked RBC Heritage Classic.

Australia’s Robert Alllenby was lying high and dry and just one shot from the lead after only five holes before play was abandoned on day two of the RBC Heritage Classic at Hilton Head. Torrential rain lashed the holiday tourist destination quickly flooding fairways and filling bunkers. PGA Tour officials suspended the round at 2.54pm local time and then at 4.30pm announced play in the $US 5.8m event would resume at 8am Saturday morning local time. Korean K.J. Choi was among just 64 players ...

Dubuisson & McDowell To Resume ‘Bataille’ At French Open.

This year’s French Open promises to draw record crowds thanks to Ryder Cup rookie Victor Dubuisson. Dubuisson has already confirmed his European Ryder Cup maiden appearance on the back of his victory in the inaugural Turkish Airlines Open and then his courageous showing in the WGC – Accenture Match-Play Championship. And there the quietly-spoken golfer with the French film star looks will be facing yet another ‘bataille’ this year with defending champion Graeme McDowell, and ...
Lee Westwood posts a 65 in his first Maybank Malaysian Open appearance in seven years.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Lee Westwood Leads By One In Storm-Affected 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open.

England’s Lee Westwood set about ending a two-year winless drought with a seven under par 65 on the opening day of the storm affected Maybank Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. Westwood, who turns 41 in a week, began his round at the 10th with a bogey but then ended with four birdies over his closing five holes including the last three to take the clubhouse lead at the Kuala Lumpur Country Club course. The effort by the current World No. 36 and the highest-ranked player in the $US 2.75m event, comes ...
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Europe’s Ryder Cup Domination Like Beating A Tattoo On USA Team Says Tom Watson.

Tom Watson’s determination to win back the Ryder Cup continues to intensify with the USA Captain declaring Europe’s recent domination to be like an indelible tattoo stamped on their rivals. With just under six months to the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Watson is again getting a closer look at some of his likely team members in contesting this week’s RBC Heritage Classic at Hilton Head in South Carolina. Organisers of the $US 5.8m event have grouped Watson with 2012 USA Team captain, Davis Love 111 ...
Graeme McDowell listens intently to a question ahead of his 2014 RBC Heritage Classic defence.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

After Heritage Defence, McDowell Looks Ahead To His Next Two-Thirds.

Graeme McDowell says his defence of this week’s RBC Heritage Classic defence will bring down the first third of his season as he then targets the remaining two thirds of his 2014 season. A year ago, McDowell became the first Irish-born winner of the event and in also claiming his first regular PGA Tour win here on Hilton Head Island. He arrived on Saturday afternoon from Augusta where he missed the Masters halfway cut for a fifth occasion in seven appearances. And after the ‘scare’ ...
The now No.10 world ranked Rory McIlroy now 10-1 to win next month's US Open.

Rory McIlroy & Graeme McDowell Make Contrasting U.S. Front Page News.

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have made the front pages of two contrasting U.S. newspapers but with very different story lines. McIlroy is on the front page of the national USA Today Sports section but not in a colourful feature article.  No, that has been reserved for double Masters champion, Bubba Watson. The new World No. 10s picture appears in a match-box size mention revealing he is now 10-1 to win next month’s US Open, and this just a week before heading into the Masters as Augusta ...