Juilien Quesne leads a charge of four French-born players atop of the board in the 2015 Volvo China Open - www.europeantour.com)

French Foursome Storm Their Way To Front In Shanghai.

The French flag was flying high in China with four players headed by Julien Quesne leading the way after two rounds of the Volvo China Open in Shanghai. Quesne, a two-time Tour winner, edged  one clear of compatriot and defending champion Alex Levy with a second round 67 to move to eight under par in China’s financial capital. Levy signed for a 68 to be sharing second place with American Peter Uihlein who posted a 67 to be on seven under par. The ‘tricolour’ dominance continues ...
2015 Ricoh Women's British Open stars gather for a photo call ahead in front of the stunning Trump Turnberry.

Turnberry Welcomes 2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open Stars.

It such a sun-splashed day it could have been the south of France or the Costa del Sol in Spain. No, it was Trump Turnberry and mid-April with the Scotland west coast bathed in sunshine for the 2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open Media Day at Turnberry. The Irish Sea was like a mill pond as some of women’s greatest golfers arrived at Trump Turnberry ahead of the 2015 returning to the spectacular Ailsa Course for the first time since 2002, and taking place 30th July to 2nd August and competing ...
Dick Turner wins 2015 R & A Salver

Dick Turner Captures R & A (AGW) Salver At St. Andrews

Judicious Association of Golf Writers (AGW) correspondent Dick Turner has gone straight to the top of the 2015 ETIQUS Golfer of the Year title chase with his victory in today’s (MON) R & A Salver at St. Andrews. Dick, who has been a member of the AGW since 2009, posted 37 Stableford points over this year’s Open Championship venue and in the now annual R & A Media Facilitation Day. If fact, it was the Daily Record’s Craig ‘Swannie’ Swan who took out the leading ...
Daniel Young

Battle Trophy Winner Daniel Young Sets Sights On Walker Cup Selection.

Craigiehill’s Daniel Young has now set his sights on Walker Cup selection later this year after coming from eight shots behind to capture the 2015 Battle Trophy at Crail. Young, who is also the reigning South African Amateur champion, shot a final round five under par 67 in bright but windy conditions to win by a shot with a nine under par 279 total on the Craighhead Links course. Young’s good friend Connor Syme, who had led the event for three rounds, posted a disappointing 76.while ...
Kiradech Aphibarnrat withs 2015 Shenzhen International.  (Photo - www.europeantour.com)

Aphribarnrat Shines In Shenzen International With Birdie Play-Off Victory.

Thailand’s popular Kiradech Aphibarnrat eagled the 17th to force his way into a play-off and then birdied the first extra hole to secure a second European Tour victory in the inaugural Shenzhen International. Aphibarnrat defeated China’s Li Hao-ton after both players had completed regulation play locked at 12-under par. The win is Aphibarnrat’s second since capturing the 2013 Maybank Malaysian Open title. Li, having completed his round, was waiting to see if he would become to first ...
Crail members George Morris (left) and Rob Redpath admiring Conor Syme's impressive rounds of 64 and 67 in the 2015 Battle Trophy.

Connor Syme Rides High & Low In Muscling His Way to Six-Shot Battle Trophy Advantage

Drumoig’s Connor Syme experienced the highs and lows of golf in storming his way to an impressive six shot lead after two rounds on day one of the 2015 Battle Trophy.   Syme, 20 went within a stroke of equaling the Craighead Links course record at the acclaimed Gil Hanse designed course at Crail with a blistering opening score of an eight under par 64.   The record of a nine under par 63 had been set exactly a year ago in the 2014 Battle Trophy by Jack McDonald.   Syme repeated McDonald’s ...
Masters champion Jordan Spieth jumps 79 places with a blistering second round 62 in the RBC Heritage. (Photo - www.pgatour.com)

Jordan Spieth Rebounds 79 Spots Banking 62 In RBC Heritage

Masters champion Jordan Spieth rebounded 79 places in banking a blistering second round 62 on the second day of the RBC Heritage Classic at Hilton Head. A day earlier Spieth looked as flat as most parts of the Lone Star State and clearly carrying a hangover from last week’s Augusta National triumph. Spieth grabbed a haul of nine birdies including birding his closing two holes on the Sea Pines course to end the round sharing 7th place at six under par. Fellow American Troy Merritt went one stroke ...