World No. 1 Rory McIlroy brought a smile to two young England twins during the 2015 Abu Dhabi Invitational at Yas Links on Sunday.
Oscar and Owen Dover are 12-year old twins from Middlesborough and attending the British International School.
And after obtaining McIlroy’s autograph on one of the official programs it seemed opportune to ask the four-time Major winner after he had just holed a monster 40-foot birdie putt on the 15th for a photograph with the Dover twins.
McIlroy happily agreed ...
For all but one hole Stephen Gallacher clearly upstaged World No. 1 Rory McIlroy at his own game in the 2015 Abu Dhabi Invitational in the UAE capital.
Gallacher was four shots ahead of McIlroy at five under par standing on the 16th tee, and after five birdies, including birdies at the first two holes, and just a third hole bogey on the stunning Kyle Phillips designed Yas Links course.
But after remarkably out-driving McIlroy on so many occasions, Gallacher leaked a drive right into rough and despite ...
Bill Haas made it two Humana Challenge victories in six years coming from behind to capture the PGA Tour title.
The American, who won the event in 2010, shot a final round 67 for a 22-under par tally and also claim a first win in two years and also his sixth Tour victory.
“If you would have told me I would have done this last week, I would have laughed at you,” was Haas’ reaction.
Five players – Charley Hoffman, Brendan Steele, Sung Joon Park, Steve Wheatcroft and Matt Kuchar – ...
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy remains winless in Abu Dhabi after ending in a share of 25th place in the 2015 Abu Dhabi Invitational on Yas Island Links in the UAE capital.
South African Darren Fichardt posted an eight under par 64 in superb scoring conditions to win by a stroke and collect the $100,000 first prize cheque among the 58 professionals.
Fichardt will get to keep $50,000 while the other half goes to a charity of his choice.
After finishing runner-up a week ago for a fourth time in the Abu ...
Organisers of the MENA Golf Tour have introduced a Qualifying School for the first time to streamline guidelines for gaining playing privileges on the 2015 Tour this season.
Open to professionals and amateurs, the 54-hole qualifier, with a cut trimming the field after 36, will be held at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam’s Red and Blue Courses in the Moroccan capital of Rabat on March 31 and April 1 ahead of the first event on the 2015 MENA Golf Tour schedule that gets under way on April 3.
In what promises ...
Final scores – 2015 Abu Dhabi Invitational, Yas Island Links, Abu Dhabi.
1st. Darren FICHARDT RSA 64 $50,000
2nd. Thongchai JAIDEE THA 65 -$25,000, Rafa CABRERA-BELLO ESP 65 -$25,000, Ross McGOWAN ENG 65 $25,000
5th. Peter LAWRIE IRL 66 $ 15,000
6th. Tom LEWIS ENG 67 $9,000, Shiv KAPUR IND 67 $9,000, Renato PARATORE ITA 67 $9,000, Thomas PIETERS BEL 67 $9,000.
10th. Michael HOEY NIR 68 $4,200, Richard GREEN AUS 68 $4 200, Oliver WILSON ENG 68 $4,200, David HOWELL ENG 68 $4,200, Brett ...
Greetings from the 2015 Abu Dhabi Invitational here at the Yas Links course in Abu Dhabi.
Here is a couple of shots of the Yas Links course from high up in the wonderful clubhouse.