Two weeks after capturing the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and Rickie Fowler had to swallow the bitter taste of defeat.
Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
After letting a two-shot lead slip away on the 317-yard hole in regulation when he blasted a driver through the green and into the water, Fowler pulled a 5-wood into the lake on the fourth hole of a playoff to set up the deciding bogey. ...
Fellow Masters champions Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods along with the four-time Major winning pair of Ernie Els and Rory McIlroy have led the 50th birthday wishes for Spain’s Jose Maria Olazabal.
Olazabal was born in Fuenterrabia on 5th February, 1966.
He turned pro over a +4 handicap in 1985 but then capped his career winning the Masters in 1994 and then again in 1999.
In fact, he’s won 23 European Tour titles starting in 1986 with victory in the Ebel European Masters and with his last ...
Rory McIlroy Inc has a most unlikely management colleague in ‘Modest Golf Management’ and co-owned by One Direction’s Niall Horan.
With One Direction taking a break from performing Horan has teamed with Mark McDonnell, a former TaylorMade account manager, to get involved in golf.
‘Modest’ is the same company managing the affairs of One Direction.
McIlroy had Horan on the bag for last year’s Par 3 Challenge at Augusta National while the pair were grouped together ...
A robot appropriately named ‘Eldrick’ has scored a hole in one at the infamous 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale and venue for this week’s Phoenix Open.
‘Eldrick’, named after golfing great Tiger Woods, who on the fifth attempt, took a swing and nailed an ace on the par-three hole, cueing raucous cheers from the crowd.
Spectators showered the green in beer to mark the occasion.
It has been 19 years since the young Eldrick, Tiger Woods, executed a famous hole-in-one on the ...
#GolfScience ‘s #Electric Eight at the Farmers’ Insurance Open – Special Report by Kiran Kanwar/
The “chosen ones” or #ElectricEight, were chosen as they were among the top 16 players of the world who participated in the December 2015 Hero World Challenge.
How are they faring four weeks into the new season, after they have had time to rest, rebuild and recuperate?
The Farmers’ Insurance Open is the fourth event of the season. Six of the #ElectricEight participated, but only ...
When Jordan Spieth returns home to Dallas, Texas he would have travelled some 101, 000 kilometres in the past 11 weeks.
Speith’s whirlwind around the world golfing journey commenced the first week of November when he travelled to Shanghai, China for the WGC – HSBC Champions where he finished T7th behind Scotland’s Russell Knox.
Since then returned home before he journeyed to Sydney, Australia, and one of the longest non-stop flights in the world, for the defence of his Australian ...
2016 PGA Show – A Round-Up of Some of the Big Ideas Disseminated
A special report by Kiran Kanwar.
Leadbetter’s A Swing
David Leadbetter has put together a team of experts to assess and promote his “A swing”. One of the panel of experts is J. J. Rivet, the head biomechanist of the European Tour Performance Institute.
According to Rivet, the new swing requires 30% less energy and shifts “weight” (centre of mass) 15% less too. At the same time, there is 10% more shoulder rotation in ...