Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez is back to work and this week’s Hong Kong Open after a week’s break relaxing on the beaches of Bali.
Jimenez along with Dutchman Robert Jan Derksen stopped off in Bali after representing their respective countries in the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne in Australia.
However after that much deserved rest their thoughts turn to the Hong Kong Open.
After European Tour record books were re-written last year, the stage is set for the 55th edition of ...
Graeme McDowell, the first of four automatic qualifiers, will be among the biggest names starring for Team Europe at the inaugural EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM.
After being unveiled as European Captain at a press conference in Hong Kong, Miguel Angel Jiménez announced the first four automatic qualifiers for his ten-man team to face Thongchai Jaidee’s Asian Team at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur from March 27-29, 2014.
McDowell will be joined in Malaysia by Jamie Donaldson, ...
The price tag to lure Rory McIlroy back to Sydney for his defence of the 2014 Australian Open is set to double to around $ US 1.5m.
It is believed McIlroy was paid $US 800,000 to compete this past week in Sydney and if the record crowds were any indication then event organisers certainly got their money’s worth.
So much so that Golf Australia CEO, Stephen Pitt will soon be in discussion to get McIlroy back to defend his title in 2014 at the nearby Australian Club.
“It’s been a landmark Australian ...
New Austraian Open champion Rory McIlroy left Sydney this afternoon (Mon) insisting his dramatic victory at Royal Sydney should silence any remaining critics following the wide controversy after his new season switch in golf clubs.
McIlroy became only the second European to lift the famed Stonehaven Trophy in birding the final hole to deny Masters champion Adam Scott a second Australian Open title and a first Australian ‘Triple Crown’.
It was also McIlroy’s first victory in over 12 months and ...
The Australian newspapers were generally kind to crestfallen Adam Scott and generous to new Australian Open winner Rory McIlroy.
Scott let slip winning a second Australian Open title and the chance of becoming only the second player to win the Australian ‘Triple Crown’ when he bogeyed the last at Royal Sydney.
The Sydney Morning Herald’s back page headline read – Crown of THORNS.
The Daily Telegraph’s coverage, like all Australian papers, centred on Scott’s disappointment more so than ...
www.golfbytourmiss.com has won one of the major awards at this year’s Australian Golf Writers Association (AGWA) annual dinner.
Masters champion, Adam Scott wore the famed Augusta National green jacket to the dinner that was also attended by fellow Major winner Geoff Olilvy and 1993 Women’s British Open winner, Karen Lunn.
The AGWA presented www.golfbytourmiss.com with the award for ‘Best Internet Story’ and our coverage of Scott’s Masters triumph.
And a bit thank ...
Adam Scott heads to final round of the Australian Open four shots clear of his nearest rival as he also seeks to become only the second player to capture the Australian ‘Triple Crown’.
Scott holed a short birdie putt at the last in a round of 68 to move to 16 –under par in bright but testy conditions on the Royal Sydney course.
Double Major winning Rory McIlroy let slip the opportunity to match Scott’s last hole birdie in a struggling round of 70 and a 12-under par total.
“My short game ...