There’s not just one Swedish golfer atop of the leader board after two rounds of the DP World Tour Championship.
While Henrik Stenson moved two shots clear of the field his compatriot Kris Broberg is sharing fifth place on seven under par and just three shots behind Stenson and with still 36-holes to play.
Broberg, 28 is contesting the season-ending Race to Dubai event for a first time posted a second round 67 that included five birdies in his closing eight holes and bouncing back in superb ...
Henrik Stenson shot a second 66 as he seeks a career first in successfully defending the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Stenson, 38 birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two stroke lead at 10-under par in the European Tour’s season-ending event on the Earth Course at Jumeriah Golf Resort.
Three players – World No. 1 Rory McIlroy (70), Scotland’s Richie Ramsay (69) and England’s Danny Willett (67) – share second place on eight under par.
Stenson birdied his opening two ...
Ireland’s Shane Lowry has recorded his first European Tour ace by holing out with a 6-iron at the 183-yard par three 13th.
It is the fifth hole-in-one in the six-year history of the event but the first at the 13th on the Earth Course at the Jumeriah Estate course.
Unfortunately there was no prize of a new car for Lowry other than two nights accommodation at the stunning Atlantis Honour plus the honor on the next tee.
“It was a beautiful shot, a perfect number for my six iron and it’s my ...
Belfast golfer Michael Hoey was feeling somewhat cursed after a stomach bug on the eve of the DP World Tour Championship sapped the energy out of his first round campaign.
Hoey struggled with the driver and had it not been for his short game and putter the five-time Tour winner would have easily shot more than a one over par 73.
It continues an unfortunate trend for the affable Irish golfer whose career has been marked by mystery illnesses.
“I got the most out of my round as I just hit it shocking,” ...
Richie Ramsay was sitting pretty near the top of the leader board thanks to the Chair of the Tournament Players Committee.
Ramsay seized the clubhouse lead with a five under par 67 before McIlroy and fellow Irishman Shane Lowry ended the opening day of the season-final DP Tour World Championship sharing the lead with 66s on the Earth Course in Dubai.
McIlroy ended a six-week competitive break just four days after being confirmed as European No. 1 for a second occasion in three years.
The four-time ...
The final make-up of the 2014 Race to Dubai standings takes on more significance with the top-20 on the money list to qualify for next year’s WGC – Cadillac Championship at TPC Doral.
Players in the current top 15 seemingly are almost guaranteed their place including Rory McIlroy (1st), Henrik Stenson (2nd), Jamie Donaldson (3rd), Marcel Siem (4th), Brooks Koepka (6th), Alexander Levy (7th), Thomas Bjorn (9th), Victor Dubuisson (10th), Graeme McDowell (11th), Ian Poulter (13th), Joost ...
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy ended a six-week competition absence shooting a six under par 66 to share the lead on the first day of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
McIlroy birdied four of his opening five holes and then two of the last four to join fellow Irishman and close friend Shane Lowry atop of the board in the $US 8m event on the Earth Course at Jumeriah Estates Resort.
The four-time Major winner is now an amazing 80-under par for 21 rounds of the Dubai course including birding the ...