McIlroy Admits Playing Alongside Reed Brings Out The Best In The Irishman

Dubai, UAE …. Rory McIlroy was all smiles after posting a five-under par 67 while playing alongside USA Ryder Cup rival Patrick Reed on day two of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. MORE TO FOLLOW

Advantage Molinari Over Fleetwood Day One DP World Tour Championship.

Dubai, UAE …. It was advantage Francesco Molinari, and albeit by just one shot, on the opening day of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship and the year’s final Rolex Series event in Dubai. Molinari did bogey two of his four closing holes in a four-under par 68 and one fewer than Race to Dubai rival Tommy Fleetwood. The duo of Spaniard Adrian Otaegui and Englishman Jordan Smith share the first round lead at Jumeirah Golf Estates after carding a pair of six under par rounds of 66. Fleetwood, ...

Molinari Returning To Italy With Silver Claret Jug To Accept ‘Golden Collar’.

Dubai, UAE …. It will have been some four months when Open Champion, Francesco Molinari finally gets to return home to Italy with the Claret Jug. The London-based Italian simply has not had time amid a heavy 2018 schedule, along with becoming the first player in the history of European Team Ryder Cup competition to win all five of his matches, to take his young family home to visit his parents. And what a triumphant journey home it promises to be for the 36-year old. Not only will Molinari ...

Knox Looking To Turn His ‘B Minus’ Season Into An ‘A’ Year.

Dubai, UAE … Lone Scot Russell Knox is on mission teeing-up in a maiden DP World Tour Championship looking to turn a ‘B-minus’ year into an ‘A’ season. Knox and his wife, Andrea visited sprawling Dubai just once before and that was early in 2016 for a day visit while he was contesting the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship in nearby Abu Dhabi. The reigning Irish Open winner is among just 60 players who’ll tee-up this week on the Earth Course as the European Tour looks to ...

Molinari Not About To Give Fleetwood The Race To Dubai Finale Cold Shoulder.

Dubai, UAE …. They are close friends but Francesco Molinari is not about to give Tommy Fleetwood the proverbial cold shoulder when the duo tee-up Thursday in the 2018 finale to the European Tour season. Only a victory by Fleetwood in the DP World Tour Championship will deny Molinari the title of European No.1. And while we saw their strong friendship during the recent Ryder Cup, Molinari was asked ahead of the $US 8m event what the atomsphere will be like between the two and  if he would be ...

Garcia On Target At Nedbank To Achieve A Rare Career Achievement

Sergio Garcia is on target to accomplished for only a second time in his 34-tournament winning career and that is to win back-to-back with success in the Nedbank Challenge. Garcia, 38 will take a two-shot lead into the last day after posting a third day 71 for a 10-under par total at Sun City in South Africa. The Spaniard, who was a controversial Ryder Cup ‘wildcard’ pick, won in his very first event post Versailles and now looks set to win the Nedbank for a third occasion after capturing the ...

Tiger To Host 16 Of World’s Top-23 Including Four Victorious Euro Ryder Cup Stars

This year’s Tiger Woods hosted Hero World Challenge has attracted a field the envy of tournament directors around the globe. Sixteen of the 18-player field are ranked within the top-23 and with the event returning again to the Albany Club in the Bahamas from November 29th to December 2nd. World No. 1 and local resident Justin Rose heads those competing. Joining Rose is Dustin Johnson (World No. 3), Justin Thomas (4), Bryson DeChambeau (5) Jon Rahm (8), Rickie Fowler (9) Tommy Fleetwood (10) ...