Jamieson Devours Alfred Dunhill Course As Lions Lunched Close-By At Leopard Creek

Scotland’s Scott Jamieson devoured the host course with a 63 as a pride of lions lunched close-by on day two of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa. Jamieson muscled his way to a three-shot lead at 13-under-par on the host Leopard Creek course that borders the famed Kruger National Park at Malelane, some 250-miles east of the capital Johannesburg. The Florida-based Scot’s nine-under score is a best since a similar 63 on day two of last April’s ISPS Handa Championship in Spain. Jamieson ...

Hovland Matches Tiger Woods Winning Back-To-Back Hero World Challenge

.… Albany, The Bahamas  Vicktor Hovland was aged only 10-years when tournament host Tiger Woods in 2007 successfully defended the Hero World Challenge. Until this week, and in the 23rd hosting of the event, Woods was the only player to win the event two years in succession. Though that statistic is out the window after the now 25-year-old Hovland was handed the unique tiger trophy for a second year running here at the Albany course in the Bahamas. However, Hovland had to do it the hard way ...

Woods: “I Can Still Win Out Here & It Can Be A Big One!”

  … Albany, The Bahamas  It comes as no surprise when Tiger Woods declares he not only feels he will win again but it can be a ‘big one’. Woods, who turns 47 later this month, has not tasted success in well over three-years in capturing a fifth Masters, and the 15th major of his career with an emotional triumph at Augusta National though his tally of 15 majors is still three shy of ‘Golden Bear’ Jack Nicklaus. As well, Woods remains tied with the late Sam Snead in sharing ...

Hovland Breaks Clear To Take Hero World Challenge Lead

…. Albany, The Bahamas  Defending champ Vicktor Hovland battled the bright but very windy conditions, breaking clear of the field with a round of 70 for a one shot lead at five-under in the Hero World Challenge here in the Bahamas. The Norwegian superstar golfer, and with the Australian-born caddy, grabbed a sixth hole eagle ‘3’ along with four birdies, and three in succession from the 13th hole heading to the weekend rounds. Four payers – Masters champ Scottie Scheffler ...

Four Nations Top The Leaderboard Day One At Hero World Challenge

  …. Albany, The Bahamas There are four nations represented atop of the leaderboard after the opening round of the Hero World Challenge here at the Bahamas. South Korean Tom Kim, Austrian Sepp Straka, Norway’s and defending champ Vicktor Hovland and newly-married Collin Morrikawa share the lead in the $US 3m event with three-under par 69s on a very rain-softended host Albany course. American Sam Burns is fifth at two-under and with three others, in posting 71s, the only players ...

McKibbin – No New Motor, No Pot Of Cash Nor A Bottle Of Bubbly After Joy Of First Tour Ace

​ There was no spanking new motor​, ​no pot cash or even a bottle bubby, and nor was there any spectators on the tee but that didn’t worry rookie Tom McKibbin in grabbing a first DP World Tour ace on day one of the co-sanctioned South Africa Open. The Holywood teenager holed out, hitting a 5-iron into the par-3 11th hole, with the ball landing short and running straight into the hole on route to a five-under 67 on the Blair Atholl course in Joburg. “It was just a perfect 5-iron and my caddie ...

‘JT’ Praises Tiger & Rory But Rules Out Likelihood Of Peace In Men’s Pro Golf

…. Albany, The Bahamas ​Justin ‘JT’ Thomas has praised Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy but ha​s​ poured cold water ruling-out the likelihood of any foreseeable peace between the warring factions in men’s professional golf. Thomas, and speaking ahead of the opening round of the 2022 Hero World Challenge, is nowada​​ys one of Woods’ closest friends while he’s a great friend also to McIlroy. McIlroy has very much become a spokesperson for the PGA Tour and ...