Scott Hend and Tony Carolan at The Open.  (Photo - www.golfgrinder.com)

Scott Hend Makes Oakmont Amends With Third Open Championship Appearance.

Versailles, France … Scott Hend has made amends after missing out on qualifying for the recent U.S. Open in being handed a place in next month’s Open Championship at Royal Troon. It will be only Hend’s third appearance in golf’s oldest Major after first competing in 2005 and then last year, and both times on the Old Course at St. Andrews. Hend was among 11 players handed Royal Troon tee times by the R & A today (Monday) off the World Rankings, and surprisingly to those ...
Graeme McDowell breathes a big sigh of relief knowing he's now into next month's Open.

McDowell Earns Royal Troon Tee Time & Where His Open Career Commenced.

Versailles, France … Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell has been an Open Championship tee time next month into Royal Troon. McDowell was among 11 players to have secured places in The 145th Open at Royal Troon with the R & A handing tee times to those outside the top-50 starting from James Hanh ranked 58th and down to fellow American Tony Finau who is presently No. 78 in the world. In fact, McDowell dropped three places on the rankings to be ranked World No. 76.  He had intended ...
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Muirfield Now Seeking Fresh Women Members Vote Before End 2016.

After a worldwide backlash following a first vote the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG) is seeking a fresh ballot of its membership on admitting women as members of the Club. Six weeks ago (19 May 2016) the Club announced its admission resolution, supported unanimously by the Club Committee, had failed to reach the required two thirds majority for change. An independently scrutinised postal ballot recorded a vote of 64% in favour of the resolution and 36% against on a turnout of 95% ...
Tiger Woods last event and the final round 2015 Wyndham (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Tiger Woods Says He’s Still No Closer To Teeing Up In 2016

Fourteen-time Major winning Tiger Woods says he’s no closer to knowing if he will tee-up in 2016. “I don’t know. I want to play,” Woods said during the final round coverage of the PGA Tour’s Quicken Loans Championship. “Put it this way: I want to play, I don’t know if I will. But I want to, and I’m trying. Each and every day I’m doing my workouts, sometimes two or three times a day. I’m working my tail off.” Woods hasn’t played ...
Scott Hend  in the best of form and joining fellow Aussie Jason Day and Adam Scott as two-time winners in 2016.

Scott Hend … “I Disagree With The Olympic Games Golf Format But Ready To Represent Australia’.

While Australia’s Olympic men’s golf is reeling with withdrawals big-hitting Queenslander Scott Hend remains very hopeful Australia can win gold at Rio de Janeiro. Hend has moved into frame to now team-up with World No. 1 Jason Day in the competition commencing on 10th August. But while there is still doubt and also strong rumours Day could join Adam Scott and Marc Leishman on the Olympic sidelines, Hend could find himself marching out onto the Olympic Games arena alongside Marcus Fraser, and ...
Sweden's Henril Stenson ends 18-month winless drought to cement his place in a fourth European Ryder Cup team.

Stenson Heads To Scottish Open Seeking To Go One Better Week Later In The Open.

Double winning BMW International Open winner Henrik Stenson will head to Royal Troon for two days ahead of next month’s Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in a goal of becoming the first Swede to capture The Open. Stenson did that three years ago and when Castle Stuart last hosted the Scottish Open also spending  two days of that week familiarizing himself with Muirfield to then share third place along the Moray Firth shoreline behind Phil Mickelson. A week later, Stenson then finished runner-up ...
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Paul Dunne Going For Three Open Championship Tee Times From Three Woburn Qualifiers.

Paul Dunne tees-up in Tuesday’s Open Championship 36-hole ualifier at Woburn looking to make it three-from-three into golf’s oldest Major. The Greystones golfer topped the Woburn qualifiers a year ago and then went onto to come within a whisker of becoming the first amateur in 80 years to lift the Claret Jug. But if not successful, Dunne has a second bite at the Royal Troon cherry after being afforded a late invitation into this week’s 100th French Open in Versailles where some four spots ...