Rory McIlroy struggles in shooting a first round 74.  (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Rory McIlroy Struggles Banking A Barclays Championship Opening 74.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy posted a disappointing three over par 74 to be trailing eight shots behind the clubhouse leading American born trio of Cameron Tringale, Hunter Mahan and Charles Howell 111. The four-time Major winning McIlroy mid-afternoon on the first day of the first of the four FedEx Cup Play-Off Series found himself sharing 106th place in the elite 125-player field. McIlroy struggled from the outset on the famed tree-lined Tillinghast designed gem to be three-over par after four holes, ...
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods level pegging at Crooked Stick.  (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Rory McIlroy …. “It’s Best For US Team Tiger Does Not Play In Ryder Cup”.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy admits it is best for the USA Ryder Cup team the injured Tiger Woods has made himself unavailable for Gleneagles selection. Woods presented  USA Captain Tom Watson with a ‘get out’ card in announcing last week he did not want to be considered for a ‘wildcad pick’. It will be the second occasion in Woods career injury has forced him from a Ryder Cup as he was recovering from knee surgery in 2008 when the USA Team under Paul Azinger won at Valhalla. However ...
910 Johnson St. High Point, North Carolina

Southern Comfort & Hospitality During Wyndham Championship Week.

One of the increasing delights in reporting on the PGA Tour is the pleasure to take advantage of Airbnb and it’s ever-increasing selection of houses. Too often we have stayed at unfriendly hotels fighting to get a window open for some fresh air and missing breakfast because we’ve been five minutes late in getting ourselves downstairs. So with the assistance of Airbnb we have spent the past three weeks while present here in the US taking advantage of the houses for rental. We did this ...
Rory McIlroy looking every inch a professional

There’s Something About Rory – AG TV Video.

Some six weeks ago we wondered if Rory McIlroy would ever win a third Major. But now after McIlroy’s incredible Open Championship, WGC – Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship ‘Triple Crown’ winning efforts the golf world is doing handstands over the 25 year old’s talents. And here is a TV piece sent to us by AG TV(Arab Golf TV) and we bring it to you not because of the editorial content but simply because there is some wonderful video footage of McIlroy as a ...
Phil Mickelson joins the band - The Navy Band.

Phil Mickelson … “I Want To Be A 46-Year Old Olympian”.

“I want to be a 46-year old Olympian” declared Phil Mickelson as he already sets his sights on new year. Mickelson is returning to competition in this week’s Barclays Championship in Paramus, New Jersey and the opening event of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Play-Off Series. However after the disappointment of finishing joint runner-up in last fortnight’s PGA Championship Mickelson is already committing himself to the New Year. And aside from capturing a sixth Major Championship Mickelson wants ...
Phil Mickelson wears his 'dog tags' for a photo shoot with US Marines.

Rory McIlroy Can Become As Good As Tiger Woods Says Phil Mickelson.

Five-time Major winning Phil Mickelson believes Rory McIlroy can become as good as Tiger Woods. Mickelson is returning to competition in this week’s Barclays Championship in Paramus, New Jersey and the opening event of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Play-Off Series. Despite the near darkness Mickelson got to see first hand McIlroy capture last fortnight’s PGA Championship at Valhalla to earn a fourth Major and just one less than the American. “It’s incredible how well Rory is playing and ...
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods on Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show.

McIlroy Beats Woods In TV Challenge As Woods Admits He Wouldn’t Win A Single Ryder Cup Point … Video.

Rory McIlroy appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night and taking part in a ‘Facebreakers Challenge’. The idea was simple. McIlroy went head to head against Fallon in trying to chip golf balls at targets designed as each other’s faces on a glass wall 10 yards away. There was 12 glass panels with six faces of McIlroy and six of Fallon. Fallon had Woods in his corner to help guide him, but it was McIlroy who smashed all the faces of Fallon to scoop another award with ...