Odds are Jordan Spieth will announce in coming days he will not be competing in Rio.

Jordan Spieth Possibly Next To Turn Down Olympic Games Tee Time.

Listening to double Major winning Jordan Spieth it will not come as a surprise he also joins the throng of top-ranked golfers who elect not to compete in Rio. Speaking ahead of teeing-up in this week’s $US 9.5m WGC – Bridgestone Invitational the American was very uncertain of playing in Rio de Janeiro in August. “I’ve always been excited about the possible opportunity, but there’s quite a few different factors that would turn somebody away from going,” Spieth said. ...
Serena Williams sinks her teeth into her 2012 Olympics Games gold medal but says she is sad the likes of Jason Day is not competing in Rio

Tennis No. 1 Serena Williams Saddened Golf No. 1 Jason Day Pulls Plug On Rio.

Versailles, France … Women’s Tennis No. 1 Serena Williams admitted it was a sad day for the Olympics Games with confirmation Jason Day, and male golf’s World No. 1 pulled the plug on teeing-up in Rio. Day’s decision continues an alarming drain of talent who have turned down travelling to Brazil and over fears of contracting the Zika virus. Just hours after Day announced his decision and newly-married Shane Lowry also withdrew to leave the Ireland team in total disarray. “I ...
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Henrik Stenson – All The Facts & Stats Following A Second BMW International Open Triumph

HENRIK STENSON – WITH HIS 2016 BMW INTERNATIONAL OPEN WIN • His tenth European Tour International Schedule victory in his 320th European Tour event. • Moves to 1,448,095 points in the Race to Dubai. • Could move to fifth in the Official World Golf Ranking from seventh. • His first European Tour victory since the 2014 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. • Has now won a European Tour event in four of the last five European Tour seasons, dating back to the 2012 season. (Did not win in ...
Henrik Stenson and his wife, Emma with the gleaming BMW International Open trophy.  (Photo - Getty)

Henrik Stenson Ends 18-Month Victory Drought Winning Second BMW International Open Trophy.

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson has ended an 18-month victory drought and in the process becoming the first player to capture the prestigious BMW International Open trophy in both Munich and now Cologne. The Swede, who could move up two places to No. 5 in the world, was in a class all his own winning by three shots with a final round 71 for a 17-under par tally. And Stenson, now aged 40 has captured a 10th European Tour title to be one behind compatriot Robert Karlsson as the winningest Swede in history ...
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First European Tour Occasion In 11 Years, Rain Forces 36 Holes On Final Day & Bizarrely Also In Germany.

The rain that has ruined play on day three of the BMW International Open will mean the leaders will have to play 36 holes on Sunday’s final day. It will be the first occasion in 11 years, and also in Germany, that two full rounds will be played on the final day following 36 holes last being played on a day in the 2005 Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe at Gut Kaden GC in Hamburg. Just four hours of play took place here at the Gut Larchenhof course and with only three players managing ...
Three years ago this week Ernie Els won a 28th European Tour event in capturing the 2013 BMW International Open.

Victory Beckons For Ernie Els … U.S. Open Win At Congressional/Same Week As BMW Int’ Open & Last Success.

Could there be better hopeful victory backdrop for Ernie Els. On the third year anniversary on his 2013 BMW International Open victory, Els has put himself in position to end a three-year winless drought in the PGA Tour’s Quicken Loans Championship and on the Congressional Club course in Maryland where he captured a U.S. Open championship. Els heads into the third round ‘moving day’ just shots behind the leading duo of Spain’s Jon Rahm and American Billy Hurley 111. The South ...
Darren Clarke says he's not about to 'insult' any potential 2016 European Ryder Cup player by naming them, before the Masters, as a vice-captain.

USA Still To Face Full European Team Despite British Vote To Leave European Union.

The USA Ryder Cup team will face a full European Team despite news Britain has voted to leave the European Union. The European Tour confirmed that the vote to leave Europe will not affect Darren Clarke’s side to tackle the Davis Love 111 led Americans starting at Hazeltine on September 30th. “In terms of the flag flown to represent the European Ryder Cup team, we consider that the blue and gold flag of Europe represents the continent of Europe and, as a broad symbol of Europe as a whole, ...