Zane Scotland wins in Muscat

England-Born Scotland Wins In Muscat – Seventh MENA Tour Success.

England-born Zane Scotland is celebrating in Muscat after a comprehensive three-shot shot victory in the MENA Golf Tour’s Ghala Valley Open on Wednesday. Starting the third and final day a good four shots ahead, the 32-year-old closed with a four-under 68 to move to 11 under to leave his opponents trailing in his wake. Spain’s Carlos Balmaseda matched the day’s best score of a 67 to finish runner-up on eight under, two shots ahead of Morocco’s Faycal Serghini and three of England’s Christopher ...
Victor Dubuisson on the shores of Rotnest Island located just off the coast from Perth and the world's remotest capital city.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Victor Dubuisson Warming To Favouritism In World’s Remotest Capital City.

Victor Dubuisson will tee up in the world’s remotest capital city relishing being one of the pre-tournament favourites at this week’s ISPS HANDA Perth International. The Frenchman, who followed his impressive Ryder Cup debut with a run to the quarter-finals of last week’s Volvo World Match Play Championship, is predicted by many to be in contention come Sunday at Lake Karrinyup along with the likes of Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner in Perth and the capital of Western Australia. However ...
Melbourne-based Korean Jin Jeong wraps up Tour cards on both the Australasian and European Tours.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Jin Jeong Draws On Perth International Victory Memories.

Melbourne-based Jin Jeong is hoping the fond memories of his victory in last year’s ISPS HANDA Perth International will inspire an upturn in form when he returns to Lake Karrinyup Country Club. The 24 year old Korean beat Englishman Ross Fisher in a play-off to land a career-changing victory 12 months ago, but since then he has struggled for consistency, making just six cuts from 22 appearances this season to lie 121st in The Race to Dubai. Changes to his swing have further hampered his progress, ...
Henrik Stenson shows his delight in holing a putt to win his semi-final match in the 2014 Volvo Match-Play Championship.  (Photo - David Lloyd/www.golffile.ie)

Mikko Ilonen To Face Henrik Stenson In Volvo World Match-Play Final.

Finland’s Mikko Ilonen ended Joost Luiten’s unbeaten run to set up a showdown against top seed Henrik Stenson of Sweden in the final later today (SUN) of the Volvo World Match-Play Championship. Ilonen defeated his Dutch rival 2 & 1 while Stenson won 1up at the last hole against South African George Coetzee on the London Club course at Ash in Kent. Ilonen, and the reigning Irish Open winner, was 2up over Luiten after seven holes before Luiten seized a 1 up advantage in winning the eighth, ...
Scott Hend becomes the first Australian since Greg Norman in 1983 to win the Hong Kong Open. (Photo - Thos Caffrey/www.golffile.ie

Scott Hend – With His Hong Kong Open Success.

SCOTT HEND – WITH HIS  HONG KONG OPEN VICTORY. • His first European Tour International Schedule victory in his 106th European Tour event. • Moves to €286,958 in The Race to Dubai. • Could move to inside the top 130 in the Official World Golf Ranking from 218th. • This victory beats previous best European Tour performance of tied second in the 2007 Volvo China Open. • This victory beats his previous best 2014 performance of tied 16th in the WGC – Cadillac Championship. • Currently ...
Aussie Scott Hends wins a third event since turning 40 in capturing the Hong Kong Open.  (Photo - Thos Caffrey/www.golffile.ie)

Aussie Scott Hend Continues To Show Life Begins At 40 Winning Hong Kong Open In Play-Off.

Big-hitting Australian Scott Hend continues to show life begins at 40 after capturing his first European Tour title after a dramatic play-off victory in the Hong Kong Open. Que and Hend ended regulation play tied on 13-under par after each shooting final round scores of three under par 67. The 41-year old Queensland-born Hend, who resides in Florida with his family, then won the event with a par at the first extra hole after Que, who was playing with a yellow ball, duff his chip shot from just off ...
Ernie Els turns 45 taking lead in 2014 HK Open

Brithday Boy Ernie Els Celebrates Taking Lead In Hong Kong Open.

Birthday boy Ernie Els celebrated his 45th birthday by seizing a two shot lead at the halfway stage of the Hong Kong Open. A second round 65 in suburban Fanling took the South African to nine under par, two shots ahead of Frenchman Raphaël Jacquelin and Australian pair Scott Hend and Cameron Smith. “I played quite nicely and 65 is what I needed to do,” said Els. “I’m looking forward to the rest of the week and obviously in a good position. “I won’t have any alcohol to celebrate, but ...