Archibald Primed To Capture Maiden MENA Victory In Sahara Kuwait C’ship.

England’s Stuart Archibald moved a step closer to his first MENA Tour title when he notched up four birdies around the turn en route to a 66 to take a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the Sahara Kuwait Golf Championship on Tuesday. Archibald, 33 began the day one behind and mixed seven birdies with three bogeys to top the leaderboard at 10-under with a four-man group, led by compatriot Luke Joy, lurking just behind the leader. Fellow Englishman Max Smith shot the best score of ...

Golf World Welcomes Woods Given Green Light To Return To Competition.

News the golf world has been waiting for with confirmation Tiger Woods has been cleared to return to golf just six months after undergoing fusion surgery on his lower back. Woods long-time agent Mark Steinberg indicaed the doctor who operated on Woods back in April has cleared him to return to the game with no restrictions. “He got a nice report and is allowed to proceed,” said Steinberg. “He can do as much as he needs to do. Tiger is going to take this very, very slowly. This is good, but ...

Record-Setting 14 Ryder Cup Stars Add Big Bite To Farmfoods European Senior Masters.

A record-equalling number of Ryder Cup past captains and players clearly will add huge bite to next weeks Farmfoods European Senior Masters. Fourteen former Ryder Cup players, three of them and each a winning captain, boasting 38 appearances among them will contest the event at the Forest of Arden. Senior Tour debutant and tournament host Peter Baker is among 11 other Ryder Cup players who will join former captains, Paul McGinley, Sam Torrance and Ian Woosnam. One of the icons of The Ryder Cup, ...

Dunne Needing A Monza Third Round Fastest Lap.

Paul Dunne is going to need a third round fastest lap to get himself into last day Italian Open contention at Monza. The British Masters champ found himself stuck in the pack on a superb scoring day two but managaing only a two-under 69 to be just inside the leading 30 on six under par. Race-car fanatic Marcus Fraser was clearly excited competing next door to the Monza F1 circuit with the Aussie producing a career low of 62 to move into a share of the lead with England’s Matt Wallace (64) at 13-under ...

F1 Fan Fraser Roars To Share Monza Lead Fuelled By Poor Season.

Race car fan Marcus Fraser is clearly excited competing next door to the famed Monza F1 circuit producing his lowest European Tour career score of a nine-under par 62 and seize a share of the lead on day two of the Italian Open. The 39-year old Fraser is a big fan of Australia’s V-8 Supercar Series and he does enjoy visiting the F1 Italian GP race circuit that backs onto the Milano Golf Club course. And with the sounds of cars testing at the circuit, Fraser picked off nine birdies, including ...

Found – Possibly The Slowest Golfer In The History Of The Game.

Slow play is the curse of any golfer professional or amateur. Of course, the European Tour is planning to introduce penalties for any player taking more 40 seconds to play a shot but the 40 seconds includes picking a club, lining-up your shot and taking your stance. But imagine being stuck behind a guy who takes an agonising 25 seconds standing over the ball and then when he finally gets around to swinging the club, he completely misses the ball. And thanks to our good friends and colleagues at Irish ...

Boxall Recalls 27-Years Ago Being Left Without A Logo Shirt In Winning Italian Open.

Former Italian Open winner Richard Boxall remembers vividly the occasion 27-years ago at this week’s host venue in Monza when all he had left to wear over the final round was a plain logo-free yellow shirt. Boxall’s five-shot 1990 victory over Spaniard Jose Maria Olazabal on the Milano Golf Club course was the now 46-year old Englishman’s only European Tour victory. “Boxie” as he is more affectionately since swapped his golf clubs for a microphone to become one of the more-entertaining ...