U.S. Open Now ‘No Spectators’ & McIlroy Comfortable With Decision

First the PGA Championship and now the U.S. Open and with the question being asked will the 2020 Masters be next? Among those supporting news released Wednesday that September’s U.S. Open will be a ‘no spectator’ event was former U.S. Open winning Rory McIlroy. USGA CEO Mike Davis released a statement about confirming a ‘no spectator’ decision: “Following months of consultation and scenario planning with local and state health officials, we have jointly decided that hosting the U.S. ...

WGC – FedEx St. Jude Invitational … All You Need To Know

2020 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational pre-tournament notes Dates: July 27-August 2, 2020 Where: Memphis, Tennessee Course: TPC Southwind (35-35—70/7,277) Field size: 78 Defending champion: Brooks Koepka Purse: $10,500,000 ($1,820,000/winner) FedExCup: 550 points to the winner Format: 72-hole stroke play Things to Know Jon Rahm makes his first start as No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking Brooks Koepka returns for title defense; will also defend at next week’s ...

Paratore Celebrates 29th Italian Tour Win 44-Years After A First Also At British Masters.

Renato Paratore powered his way to an historic Italian Tour success with his three-shot victory in the Betfred British Masters near Newcastle. The 23-year Roman golfing gladiator was in a class all his own posting a closing two-under par 69 and win by three shots with an 18-under par tally on the hilly and demanding Close House course. Paratore’s maiden Tour victory was at the 2017 Nordea Masters and he becomes the first Italian to win on the European Tour in two years since Francesco Molinari ...

Lowry Has To Make His Own Coffee For Next Ten Weeks

Shane Lowry has to now make his own coffee for the next 10 weeks. Lowry, his wife Wendy and their young daughter, Iris have been apart from their families since early February when they moved into rented premises on the BallenIsles estate at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida. The Lowry’s had intended to remain Stateside for some four months but that was before the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic. The Lowry’s had the previous year rented a house at the nearby Mirasol Resort so they know the area well ...

Rahm’s Rise To No. 1 Tempered By Family Deaths During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jon Rahm’s rise to World No. 1 has been tempered by the passing of two very close relatives during this Coronavirus pandemic. The relatives, a very close grandmother and an aunt to his mother, died not due to the virus itself but with Rahm insisting it was due to issues related to the worldwide pandemic. And Rahm, who replaced Rory McIlroy as the game’s best in capturing the Memorial in a very dramatic closing nine holes, spoke of the emotion in dealing with matters taking place back over the ...

Rahm Overcome Rules Breach To Oust Struggling McIlroy As World No. 1 In Capturing ‘Jack’s Event’.

Spaniard Jon Rahm unseated Rory McIlroy aside to become the new World No. 1 but only after letting slip an eight-shot lead with nine holes to play and incurring a two-stroke penalty for a 16th infraction and win by three shots in securing victory at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted Memorial in Dubai, Ohio. Rahm, and a double Dubai Duty Free Irish Open winner, posted a closing round 75 and win with a nine-under par tally. Rahm, 25 looked set to ensure daylight was second in making the turn in leading by ...

Jon Rahm – His Progress From Seaside Spain To World’s No. 1 Ranked Golfer

JON RAHM – WORLD NO. 1 Born 10th November, 1994 in Barrika on the Bay of Biscay, Spain. Turned pro 2016 – Ends year as World No. 137 Won a first European Tour victory at the 2017 Irish Open winning by six shots at Portstewart & won the event again in 2019 at Captured a first PGA Tour victory winning 2017 Farmers Insurance Open winning by three shots at Lahinch. Career and a present high of 5th in 2017 on the PGA Tour FedEx Cup standings. Wins European Tour DP World Tour Championship & ...