European Tour Announce – Major Changes To Tour M’Ship & Ryder Cup Qualifying.

The European Tour today announced a change to its membership regulations for the 2018 season, with players only required to compete in a minimum of four European Tour sanctioned tournaments outside the Major Championships and World Golf Championships next season. The change, ratified by the Tour’s Tournament Committee in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday night, continues to recognise the global nature of the European Tour, acknowledged for the 2016 season when the number was reduced to five tournaments outside ...
Brendan Steele at the 2017 Career Builder Challenge

Brendan Steele & Life Travelling The PGA Tour With Eight-Pound Poodle ‘Duke’.

La Quinta Resort, Palm Springs, CA … Brendan Steele enjoyed the distinction of winning the opening event of the 2016/16 PGA Tour wraparound season. It was the 33-year old’s second Tour title after capturing the 2011 Valero Texas Open. And while we are so used to hearing about how a player has performed or what he or she may think of this or what they make think of that, we learned a side to the Californian that you would not expect to have known walking out of a media centre. In the lead-up ...
Justin Thomas breaks the Tour's 72-hole record in winning the Sony Hawaiian Open.  (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Justin Thomas Tops Hawaiian Swing Smashing 14-Year PGA Tour Four-Round Low.

Justin Thomas won the 2017 PGA Tour ‘Hawaiian Swing’ double smashing the  72-hole score in PGA TOUR history. Thomas capped off his wonderful week at Waialae that began with a 59 but on the par 70 layout and ended when the American calmly two-putted birdie from 60 feet on the par-5 18th and closed with a 5-under 65 to set the record at 253. Tommy Armour III shot 254 at the 2003 Texas Open, and also on a par 70 layout and with Armour also storming to a seven-shot triumph. “It’s ...
HONOLULU, HI - JANUARY 13:  Justin Thomas of the United States plays his shot from the first tee during the second round of the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 13, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Justin Thomas Now Smashes PGA Tour 36-Hole Low.

Not content with joining the ’59 Club’ and Justin Thomas has set a new PGA Tour 36-hole low on day two with a second straight closing eagle of the Sony Open in Hawaii. Thursday’s 59 saw Thomas become just the seventh player in PGA TOUR history break 60, before he holed an 8-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole at Waialae for a 6-under 64 to set the 36-hole scoring record on the PGA TOUR. Thomas was at 17-under 123 and had a five-shot lead over Gary Woodland. The previous mark was 124, ...
Jim Furyk named 2018 USA Ryder Cup captain.

Furyk’s Ryder Cup 2018 Captaincy First Task To Appoint Love 111 As A Vice-Captain

As expected, Jim Furyk has been appointed 2018 USA Ryder Cup captain and one of his first tasks was to appoint victorious Hazeltine team leader, Davis Love 111 as a vice-captain. Furyk becomes the 28th U.S. Captain since the Ryder Cup began in 1927. The 46-year old made his Ryder Cup debut in 1999  at ‘The Battle of Brookline’ where he humbled Sergio Garcia 4 & 3 in the Sunday Singles and played his 34th match in losing to Garcia in 2014 at Gleneagles. Overall, Furyk  competed in ...
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2017 CareerBuilder Challenge Second Annual Coachella Valley Golf Industry Summit – Jan’ 16 At PGA West.

  LA QUINTA, Calif. – The second-annual Coachella Valley Golf Industry Summit presented by The Toro Company and TurfStar will again kick off the week for the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge, the Coachella Valley’s most popular golf event, with an informative and intriguing session covering many important issues relating to its golf scene from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16 at the PGA WEST Private Clubhouse. The summit is produced by a partnership of Southern California’s most important ...
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HNA French Open … New Sponsor, $US7m Purse & Eighth Event Of New Rolex Series.

The HNA French Open has received a massive lift not only with the announcement of a new title sponsor but prize money of $US7m and also becoming the eighth event of the Tour’s new Rolex Series. After celebrating its centenary last July, the Open de France will begin a new chapter in its illustrious history when HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services, takes over as title sponsor of continental Europe’s oldest national Open in a five-year ...