Italy’s Francesco Molinari’s excellent recent form showed no sign of abating as the Italian found the shortest route aroudn the famed ‘Burma Road’ course in carding a seven under par 65 to lead after the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship.
Molinari, whose brother Edoardo retired with a wrist injury, was joint second in the Open de España last week and has an excellent record at Wentworth Club, having finished seventh, ninth and seventh the last three years.
“I think ...
Supercaddy John ‘Ronnie’ Roberts has turned up in the most unlikeliest of places.
Ronnie has been absent from the European Tour for some months as he helped deliver his beloved Bournemouth Football Club team the rich reward of promotion to the England Premier Division.
But while the affable bagman was on assignment with Bournemouth he bizarrely turned up last week with his picture, well a rear view of Ronnie, featuring on the back page of the famed Wall Street Journal.
Ronnie had been ...
Belgium’s big-hitting Nicolas Colsaerts put himself back in contention to again win on the European Tour with a new Callaway mini-driver.
Colsaerts posted seven birdies in a three under par 69 to end the opening day of the BMW PGA Championship sharing eighth place.
The double Tour winner has finished no higher 24th at Tour HQ but with a new club in the bag Colsaerts has given himself a superb chance also in ending a three-year winless drought.
“This new Callaway mini driver is like a ...
Team McIlroy proudly enjoyed a second Wells Fargo Championship victory success as clearly evident in our exclusive photograph below.
Two of McIlroy’s best mates in Mitchell Tweedie and Ricky McCormick have been out in the States since the weekend prior the Players.
And McIlroy’s warmed to their presence today in capturing an 18th pro career victory.
PS – If you’re wondering why Ricky (second from left) is holding his hand over the right pocket of his trousers it’s because ...
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy insists he’s in a far better place mind and game after having the weight lifted from his shoulders in trying to capture a Grand Slam at last month’s Masters.
In the three events McIlroy has contested since finishing fourth at Augusta National McIlroy has won two and finished 8th last week at the Players.
It seemed clear to most observers McIlroy was his normal self throughout Masters week and by his own admission also it was not till he posted a final Augusta ...
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy stormed to a stunning seven shot second Wells Championship success, a second victory in three weeks, a third triumph this season and the 18th win of his professional career.
Daylight was a distant second with McIlroy virtually winning at will in posting a final day 69 for 21-under par tally on the Quail Hollow course in suburban Charlotte where five years ago he won first on the PGA Tour.
Never has McIroy in his seven odd years in the play-for-pay ranks won three times ...
James Morrison was doses in champers after producing a brilliant Barcelona last day display in a resounding four shot success at the Open de España.
It had been just over five years when the now 30-year old Englishman claimed a first Tour title came at the 2010 Maderia Islands Open.
He went into last round sharing the lead with compatriot David Howell at the start of the day after a third round 68 in fast and windy conditions at Real Club de Golf El Prat.
With the breeze up again in the final round, ...