First Robin Hood, Then M*A*S*H & Dukes Of Hazzard – Now The Return Of Rory & Tiger

It seems appropriate two superstars golf in Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy should have played their first competitive round together at Sherwood Country Club and venue for this week’s ZoZo Championship. The continuing worldwide pandemic has seen the event moved from Japan to the Santa Monica hills region near Thousand Oaks to the north of L.A. The region around Sherwood has been the backdrop for a major Hollywood blockbuster movie and at least two smash hit TV shows. Sherwood gets its name from ...

McIlroy Loading Up On Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin D As He Strives To Avoid Covid-19.

Rory McIlroy has revealed two key family reasons and also how he’s striving not to contract the COVID-19 disease while also plying his trade on the PGA Tour. McIlroy’s first child, Polly was born on August 30th and days before he was due to head to Atlanta and tee-up in the Tour Championship and he’s spoken of having to remain in the Florida hospital for three days fearing he did not get the virus. There also is the concern for his own mother, Rosie back home in Belfast struggling ...

Mickleson Cautious Teeing-Up In Houston Open With 2,000 Fans Daily.

Phil Mickelson would love to be competing the week prior to the Masters. However, the three-time Augusta champion is cautious of entering the 5th to 8th November Shell Houston Open given the fact tournament organisers have been given permission to allow 2,000 fans a day into the PGA Tour event. The 73rd staging of the Houston Open will be a first PGA Tour event since the March 12th opening day of the Players Championship to allow the entry of spectators, and who have to undergo testing ahead of ...

Woods Returns to Sherwood With No Christmas Decorations and No fans

The last time Tiger Woods teed-up at the Sherwood Hills club was seven years ago when a record of nearly 25,000 spectators poured into the golf course located in the Santa Monica hills to the north of L. A. I recall, and on a few visits to Sherwood and where the hit TV series MASH was filmed, the houses lining the course being nearly fully donned with very elaborate Christmas decorations. The decorations had been in place since the then second edition of the Williams World Challenge moved to the ...

Woods .. “The Genie Is Out Of The Bag” In Trying To Curb Golf Ball Distances

Tiger Woods has arrived for the defence of his ZoZo Championship title drawn into the current debate concerning the excessive distance the golf ball is being driven. No sooner had Bryson DeChambeau captured the U.S. Open and he was talking about taking time off to test a new driver that he was hoping could send the ball distances of 380-yards. Ever since the lifting of the golfing lockdown DeChambeau has been rewriting the PGA Tour record books in terms of ‘Driving Distance’ and it’s ...

Llanymyech Golf Club – Second Lockdown Dilemma In Nine Months For Wales/England Club.

For a second time this COVID-19 year the Llanymyech Golf Club faces a dilemma. The club hit the golfing headlines earlier this year after all golf clubs in the UK and Ireland were closed due to growing concerns of the worldwide pandemic and then with clubs in England re-opening in May and on a different date than in Wales. Llanymyech is unique in the world of golf as it proudly boasts on its website – ‘Drive in Wales. Putt in England’ – and it means courtesy of Offa’s Dyke ...

Hero World Challenge Cancelled – News Expected But Still Disappointing

The news was very much expected but then it is still disappointing to officially learn the 2020 Hero World Challenge has been cancelled. The Bahamas has long been in lockdown mode to both arrivals and departures and with a statement released overnight indicating the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and associated travel restrictions, Tiger Woods’ TGR Foundation announced on social channels the cancellation of this season’s Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas. There was suggestions the event may ...