McIlroy Now 7/1 Favourite With Bookies To Win The Masters

No sooner had Rory McIlroy been handed the ‘new’ Players Championship golden trophy and he had brushed Dustin Johnson aside to become favourite to capture next month’s Masters. Irish-based PaddyPower.com has installed the new World No. 4 as a 7/1 favourite to capture a fifth Major and with victory at Augusta National seeing McIlroy become just the sixth player in history of the game to win the Grand Slam. ‘DJ’ is second favourite at 10/1 while Justin Rose is 12/1 In ...

Subdued McIlroy Insists Sawgrass Success Merely A Career Journey Step In The Right Direction.

It clearly was a day for champagne showers and maybe making a splash diving into the water surrounding the18th green at TPC Sawgrass. Not for new Players Championship champion, Rory McIlroy. Of course, McIlroy was thrilled to become a Players champion in brilliantly lighting-up the course on a dull and overcast day to end a year-long winless drought by posting a final round 70 to win by a shot with a 16-under par tally. The new World No. 4 had captured a 15th PGA Tour title and a 24th pro ...

McIlroy Brilliantly Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Reigning Supreme At The Players.

The long, and sometimes agonising wait is over with Rory McIlroy sensationally celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and silencing his critics with victory at the Players Championship. McIlroy emerged a deserved winner posting very much an emotional roller-coaster 14 holes before birding both the 15th and 16th and go on to claim a one-shot success with a 70 for a one shot 16-under par triumph McIlroy denied last year’s Versailles losing US Ryder Cup captain, Jim Furyk who stormed home under overcast ...

McIlroy Needing Luck Of The Irish To Overcome Both Fleetwood & Rahm On St. Patrick’s Day

Rory McIlroy is going need the luck of the Irish if he is to not only over-come Tommy Fleetwood for a second day running but he’s also got to silence the threat of  Jon Rahm if he’s to capture the Players Championship on St. Patrick’s Day at TPC Sawgrass. Rahm stormed his way to the top of the third-round leader board posting a 2019 tournament best of an eight-under par 64 to finish at 15-under par. The 2018 Irish Open winner was two-under for his outward half but ignited the fireworks ...

Roussel Becomes Just Third Frenchman To Win On The MENA Tour In Capturing Bahrain Open.

Vive La France as Robin Roussel has become only the third Frenchman to win on the MENA Tour in managing to capture victory in the Troon Series – Royal Golf Bahrain Open on Wednesday. Roussel led from start-to-finish at the Royal Golf Club in Manama and while he bogeyed his final hole for a one-over 73 round it was good enough to seize a one-shot victory at 12-under par total. Roussel now joins compatriot Edouard Espana (2014 – The Royal Golf Dar Es Salam Open) and Lionel Weber (2017 ...

Bjorn Ends A Euro 20m Winning, 24-Year & 548 Tour Absence In Returning To The Kenyan Open.

It has been 24 years while he’s also contested 548 European Tour event since Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn last teed-up in a Kenyan Open. Bjorn is to be congratulated in returning to Kenya to contest this week’s Magical Kenya Open after kick-starting his 1995 secondary Challenge Tour season with a second place and a Euro 4,700 prize cheque in the African nation. The now 48-year old Dane then went onto to win three times in contesting 18 events that season to top the Challenge Tour ...

Frenchman Roussel Races Four Shots Clear In Bahrain Open

Robin Roussel opened a four-shot gap on top after another brilliant round – a bogey-free six-under par 66 – after the second round of the Troon Series – Royal Golf Bahrain Open on Tuesday. At the Colin Montgomerie-designed Royal Golf Club in Manama, the Frenchman moved to 13-under par total going into the final round on Wednesday and gave himself a great chance to win his first title on the MENA Tour by Arena after falling agonizingly short at Ghala Golf Club in Muscat. Germany’s Stefan Still ...