Rahm Declares ‘I Love G-Mac’ In Confirming 2020 Irish Open Defence.

… Albany, Bahamas Double Dubai Duty Free Irish Open winner Jon Rahm declared ‘I Love G-Mac’ in confirming he will defend his title next May at Mt. Juliet Rahm began a now six-tournament European Tour victory career in capturing the 2017 Irish Open at Portstewart and earlier this year at Lahinch was handed the gleaming trophy for a second occasion. Confirmation the current World No. 3 will return to Ireland is great news on the back that present World No. 2 Rory McIlroy will be joining the ...

Reed Questions ‘One Angle Only’ Two-Stroke Hero World Challenge Penalty

… Albany, Bahamas  Masters champion, Patrick Reed has questioned the handing out of a two-stroke penalty after he was deemed to have moved sand in taking a practice swing while in a ‘waste’ bunker on day three of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Reed was preparing to play his third shot on the par-5 11th hole but in the process of taking two practice swings, the Texan moved sand from behind the ball. Though a player is allowed to ground his club in the sand, the moving ...

Woods Muscles His Way Down Route 66 On Day Two Hero World Challenge

… Albany, Bahamas Tiger Woods bulldozed his way to a hopeful second straight success and a sixth Hero World Challenge success with a 66 on day two of the event in the Bahamas. Woods, who turns 44 at the end of the month, posted an 11th hole eagle along with four birdies to a share of fifth and six adrift of fellow Masters-winning Patrick Reed (66). Woods is teeing-up for a first occasion since capturing last month’s inaugural ZoZo Championship in Japan. No slowing down. ⏩@TigerWoods ...

Tiger Struggles As Woodland & Rahm Take Route 66 Day One Hero World Challenge

…. Albany, Bahamas  Tournament host Tiger Woods dropped three shots over his closing two holes in a round of 70 while reigning US Open champ, Gary Woodland and Masters winning, Patrick Reed posted six-under par 66s to head the elite field on day one of the Hero World Challenge here at the Albany club in The Bahamas. Woods, and a five-time winner of the event, was two-over par after nine holes and then muscled his way through the field in the $3.3m event thanks to birdies at 11, 13 and 14 before ...

Woods Turns Down Reputed $10m To Tee-Up In Saudi Arabia But Defends Mickelson

… Albany, Bahamas Tiger Woods is reputed to have been offered as much as $10m to tee-up in next year’s second edition of the Saudi International and while the 15-time Major winner has declined the offer, he’s come out supporting Phil Mickelson’s decision to compete for a likely $3m. Mickelson has been somewhat defensive mode since it was formally announced he will tee-up in the event commencing January 30th, 2020. It does mean missing for a 31st straight year at the now renamed ...

Rahm Sympathises With Lowry Over European Tour ‘Golfer Of The Year’ Honours

… Albany, Bahamas  European Tour ‘Golfer of the Year’ Jon Rahm has sympathised with Shane Lowry in pipping the Irishman for the leading Tour award. Rahm was announced as the recipient of the prestigious award yesterday (TUES) in London at the now annual gathering of Tour officials and members of the Association of Golf Writers (AGW). The Spaniard, who will tie the knot next week, won three times this past season including a second Irish Open and Spanish Open titles while his victory in ...

Woods Reveals What Began As A Joke Turned Into His Presidents Cup Captaincy Reality

…. Albany, Bahamas  What was first a joke, turned into a USA Presidents Cup captaincy reality says Tiger Woods. In just over a week, Woods will captain a red-shot American side in the 2019 edition of the Presidents Cup at the famed Royal Melbourne course in Melbourne, Australia. All but two of Woods 12-man team are higher in the official World Rankings than the highest ranked in Ernie Els International Team. Woods will be a first playing Presidents Cup captain since fellow American Hale Irwin ...