Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club's tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club’s Fitting Tribute To Somme Centenary

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club is paying a fitting tribute on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme that began in 1916. The club located on the Moray Firth, and boasting a history of golf dating back to 1793, has commissioned a special 16th hole flag that will stay in place for the remainder of 2016. Congratulations to Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Club Secretary, Mike MacDonald and the club on a stirring mark of respect.
Jason Day will tee up in the defence of his PGA Championship alongside Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy.

Day Hits Baltursol Opening Two Rounds Alongside MIckelson and McIlroy.

World Number One Jason Day will launch his defence of the PGA Championship alongside American Phil Mickelson and Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy when play gets under way later this week at Baltsurol Golf Club in New Jersey. Day, who claimed his first Major Championship at Whistling Straits 12 months ago, will tee off alongside Mickelson and the man who triumphed the last time the PGA was held at Baltsurol. Masters champ Danny Willett will play the first two rounds of the 98th PGA in the company ...
Sweden's Jesper Parnevik on targer to make it three Swedish wins in three weeks in Scotland.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Jesper Parnevik On Target To Make It Three From Three For Swede’s In Scotland.

Crail, Scotland …. Sweden’s Jesper Parnevik is targeting a third consecutive Swedish victory on Scottish soil after opening with a two under par round of 70 in The Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex. Alex Noren secured his fifth European Tour title with victory at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, then compatriot Henrik Stenson won his first Major the following week at The 145th Open Championship. Now, playing in his second Senior Open, Parnevik made a solid start ...
Defending champion Inbee Park pulls out of next week's Ricoh Women's British Open.

Inbee Park Race Against Time To Be Fit For Olympic Games – Withdraws From Defence Of Women’s British Open.

South Korean golfing superstar Inbee Park is staring at a race against time to be fit for next month’s Olympic Games after electing not to defend her Ricoh Women’s British Open title next week at Woburn. Park has been forced to withdraw from next week’s Major as she continues her recovery from a left thumb injury. “With extreme disappointment I must announce that I will be withdrawing from this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open at Woburn,” she said in a statement. “This ...
UAE Amateur No. 1 Rayhan Thomas upstages Scottish stars to win Scottish Boys Stroke-Play Open title.

UAE Number One Amateur Upstages Home Of Golf Stars Capturing Scottish Boys Open Stroke-Play Crown.

Crail, Scotland …. Rising MENA Golf Tour star and UAE’s number one amateur Rayhan Thomas flashed a glimpse of his precocious talent, winning the weather-hit Scottish Boys’ Open Stroke Play title at Lanark, the 25th oldest golf club in the world, on Thursday. The 16-year-old Dubai-based prodigy, who is supported by the Shaikh Maktoum Golf Foundation, defeated Australia’s Ben Ferguson at the second play-off hole with a par after the pair finished tied at the top on five under. Thomas, ...
Quail Hollow and host to the 2017 PGA  Championship.

Quail Hollow 2017 PGA C’ship Going Ahead Despite Controversial North Carolina Legislation.

Crail, Scotland …. The 2017 PGA Championship will be held at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., the PGA of America said Friday, despite objection to North Carolina House Bill 2. The bill limits anti-descrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people in the state. The NBA said on Thursday that it was removing next year’s All-Star Game from Charlotte. “The PGA of America strongly opposes North Carolina HB2. It contradicts our commitment to create an inclusive ...
Dustin Johnson quickly in contention at RBC Canadian Open. (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

D J Soaring With Final Hole Eagle At RBC Canadian Open.

Reigning US Open winner Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the RBC Canadian Open lead with Luke List. “My game feels good,” Johnson said. “I’ve got a lot of confidence in it. I feel like I’m swinging really well. I felt like I rolled the ball really nicely with the putter today. I’m definitely driving the ball nicely. I’ve got a lot of confidence in the driver. I feel like I can hit it ...