Woods Helping Out Amateur Pair As Rain Spoils Hero World Challenge Pro-Am

​…… Albany, The Bahamas  The pre-tournament prepartions of all 20 players in this year’s Hero World Challenge have been washed-out with intermittent heavy rain spoiling Wednesday’s pro-am at the host Albany course. Overnight rain delayed tee-times by 45-minutes and with event rookie Shane Lowry, and due to initially hit off last at 10.44am not getting to the first teee till 11.30am local time. However Lowry managed to play just ​six​ holes ​of an already ‘slossy’ ...

Woods Sings Glowing Praise Of McIlroy ‘As A True Leader’ In PGA Dealings With LIV-Related Matters

  … Albany, The Bahamas  You could not have asked for a more glowing tribute than Tiger Woods declaring Rory McIlroy to be a ‘true leader’ for his role in the PGA Tour dealings with LIV Golf. McIlroy has become an unofficial spokesperson for the PGA Tour, taking his role as Chairman of the Tour’s Players Committee to unprecedented new heights given the on-going controversy to embrace men’s professional golf. The three-time major winning McIlroy has not wavered in taking ...

Woods Jokes Of All 206 Bones In The Human Body He Knows Which One’s Hurt

Tiger Woods was in good spirits despite his clear discomfort in joking of all the 206 bones of the human body he knows which ones hurt and this after the latest injury to befall the 15-time major champion. Woods was limping appreciably in entering and leaving the media centre at his week’s Hero World Challenge, and a day after news he has withdrawn from the 20-player as he deals with a plantar fasciitis under his right foot. While plantar fasciitis is rarely a symptom of a serious health condition, ...

Hovland: “It’s A Miracle Tiger’s Even Walking”.

Defending Hero World Champion Vicktor Hovland declared it’s a miracle Tiger Woods is even walking after the 15-time major champ withdrew from his tournament here in the Bahamas. News broke Woods would not be teeing-up in this year’s 23rd hosting of his tournament around 2pm local time Monday from what would be just a fourth tournament this year. Woods withdrawal comes not only as a hugely personal disappointment as well as event officials, his fellow pro and millions of worldwide fans. It is ...

Fleetwood’s Hero Cup Team Look Strong On Paper With Obvious Pairings In Scots & Irish

  GB & I Hero Cup captain Tommy Fleetwood’s choice of team partners seems pretty obvious ahead of the inaugural hosting of the inaugural event next January in Abu Dhabi.  Fleetwood will be a playing captain leading a 10-man team featuring the Tartan duo of Ewen Ferguson and Robert MacIntyre along with the Irish pair of Shane Lowry and Seamus Power plus four English in Tyrrell Hatton, Callum Shinkwin, Jordan Smith and Matt Wallace. Fleetwood’s victorious 2018 Versailles ‘Moliwood’ partner ...

McKibbin Shines With Holywood Rookie Posting Closing 30 At Joburg Open

Rookie Tom McKibbin brilliantly celebrated his first event as a full DP Tour card member in posting a sizzling closing nine of 30 to share 18th place at the Joburg Open. The Holywood club’s newest star bagged five closing nine birdies, including four in succession, in a round of 66 for a nine-under tally on the Houghton club course in the South African capital. England’s Dan Bradbury, and in only a second DP World event, fired a closing day 67 to win by three shots at 21-under and also earn ...

Woods & The Hero World Challenge – Facts, Figures, OO7 & Rainbow Pencils.

… Nassau, The Bahamas  This week will be the 23rd staging of the Tiger Woods Hero World Challenge and the eighth hosting under the Hero sponsorship banner. The event was first staged in January 2000 at the Grayhawk Club in Phoenix, Arizona while this week will be the seventh hosting of the event on the Ernie Els designed Albany course in the Bahamas. Woods dominates the ‘past champions’ records with five Hero World Challenge victories, three more than both Davis Love 111 and Graeme McDowell. And ...