Last year Henrik Stenson created golfing history becoming the first player to win both the FedEx Cup and the European No. 1 title in the same season.
Contributing to the Swede’s success was his England-born caddy Gareth ‘Lordy’ Lord.
Weeks early ‘Lordy’ had been voted ‘Caddy of the Year’ during the course of the WGC – Champions in Shanghai.
It was the second occasion ‘Lordy’ had be so honoured as five years earlier he was presented with ...
One of the pleasures in returning to Sydney at the end of yet another long year reporting on golf around the world is foremost catching up with family and friends .
Of course it also being summer means there is the opportunity to don the shorts and sun glasses and enjoy a few games of golf including a game on one of the best kept secrets in Sydney – Long Reef Golf Club.
Long Reef is located about 20 kilometers from the heart of Australia’s greatest city on the famed northern beaches ...
What does the marvelous Melbourne Metropolitan Golf Club course and its unique bunkering have in common with a 100 kilometer long stretch of golden sand on the Atlantic Ocean west coast of Senegal?
The answer is almost nothing!
It’s just that so many wonderful words have been penned about his famed ‘Sandbelt’ gem I found myself struggling for an introduction to this feature.
It was Friday of the World Cup of Golf week and after a late afternoon call the day before, Peter Paccagnan, the General ...
It was the day after the World Cup of Golf and a lovely cloudless Monday morning when we took the turn off from the Hume Highway on route to Sydney for this week’s Australian Open to visit the Victorian rural town of Euroa.
The town was made famous by legendary Australian bush ranger Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang when on 10th December, 1878 they head up the staff of the National Bank and escaped with £2,000.
Arriving from the Melbourne end of town it was hard not to miss the Euroa Golf Club ...
It is just after 6.30am Monday morning and the day after Frenchman Victor Dubuisson became the first-ever Turkish Airlines Open champion.
There is a few people on the practice putting green but no one on the first tee of the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course.
The sun is starting to make its present felt on a morning where there is not a cloud in the sky.
I stand on the first tee and I am thinking of the MasterCard advertisement - Priceless.
I tee up noticing a man and a woman ahead of me but then I ...
One of the European Tour’s leading photographers and myself had the opportunity to play one of the 10 Mission Hills course at Hainan Island ahead of the Match at Mission Hills.
Having played the Stone Quarry course during the course of the 2011 World Cup of Golf I asked if I could again play this course – No. 7 of the 10 courses at this spectacular new golfing destination off the Chinese mainland.
All 10 courses at Mission Hills Hainan Island were designed by the American-born team of ...
There are some half-a-dozen tournaments I’ve reported on where the winner is presented with a jacket.
A stunning gold silk jacket is fitted to the winner each year of the Volvo China Open and new Australian Masters champion is presented with a ‘Golden Wattel’ coloured jacket.
The winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational champion and also the Heritage champion is fitted with tartan design jackets.
As well, every new Omega European Masters champion in Switzerland gets to keep a red jacket ...