Snedeker Holes 20-Foot Final Hole Birdie To Shoot 59 At Wyndham Championship.

American Brandt Snedeker sensationally holed a 20-foot closing hole birdie to join one of the more exclusive clubs in golf in posting a sizzling 11-under par 59 on day one of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina Snedeker, 37 commenced his round with a 10th hole bogey and then cut a swathe through the field with an eagle and 10 birdies from his fourth to 16thholes. But the eight-time Tour winner, including capturing a maiden Tour title in winning the 2007 Wyndham hosted event, missed ...

Future Of Irish On PGA Tour At A Wyndham Championship Crossroad.

The future of Irish participation on the PGA Tour has come to a cross road at this week’s Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. And for a first time in near on a decade, Ireland is staring at just one player, and that being Rory McIlroy, will full exempt status on next year’s 2018/19 Tour. The regular 2017/18 Tour ends at this week’s in the $6m (Euro 5.3m) event being played on the Sedgefield Country Club course and with the leading 125 on the FedEx Cup standings retaining full ...

Olezen Reunited With Not One By Two Missing Sets Of Clubs & Five Missing Suitcases

Ryder Cup hopeful Thorbjorn Olesen has been reunited with not one but his two sets of missing golf clubs ahead of this week’s all-important appearance in the Nordea Masters. Olesen went onto social media to blast British Airways in misplacing two sets of golf clubs and five suitcases in a 10-day stretch in travelling to the PGA Championship in St. Louis and then in making his way to Sweden. So the comedy continues, @British_Airways have managed to now lose 5 suitcases and 2 sets of golf clubs ...

Calls For Koepka’s Caddy To Be Added To Portrush ‘Major Champions’ Welcome Sign.

There is calls now for an addition to Portrush’s sign ‘Major Golf Capital of the World’ after local-born caddy, Ricky Elliott helped steer Brooks Koepka to a third Major success. The sign welcoming golfers to Portrush bears the names – Fred Daly (Open Champion 1947), Graeme McDowell (US Open champion 2010) and Darren Clarke (2011 Open champion). Elliott, 41 remains a member of Royal Portrush and his parents, Pat and Martha reside in Portrush while his brother, Peter runs the golf shop at ...

Lowly Likens New Caddy Search Akin To Finding New Girlfriend/Wife.

Shane Lowry has likened his task of finding a new full-time caddy as akin to seeking out a girlfriend and/or future wife. Lowry’s younger brother, Alan will remain on the bag for this week’s all-important PGA Tour regular season-ending Wyndham Championship before Lowry ponders his next move in hiring a regular caddy. Strangely, Lowry has recorded some of his best results in an indifferent season 2018 with his brother on the bag for a T12th finish in the Canadian Open, T15th in the Barracuda Championship ...

Furyk Praises Woods Saying He’s ‘Trending’ But No Hint Of A Versailles Pick.

USA Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk was full of praise for Tiger Woods at this morning’s press conference in St. Louis. With the conclusion of the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive, eight of the 12 spots on Ryder Cup USA have been filled by automatic qualifiers. Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson – in that order – are the automatic qualifiers for the 2018 U.S. team. All but Fowler and Spieth have tasted ...

Lowry Can Take Much Comfort In Strong St. Louis Showing

St. Louis, Missouri …. Shane Lowry can take further comfort he’s got what it takes to be a Major Champion after just missing out on a top-10 showing in the PGA Championship in St. Louis. Lowry was right in the thick of the final action up to the final few holes before eventually settling for a round of 70 and a then share of 12th place at eight-under par on the Bellerive course. “I’m very disappointed obviously because I had a great chance,” he said. “I even felt I had ...