Darren Clarke now one round away from ending  a more than three-year winless drought.  (Photo - www.asiantour.com)

Darren Clarke’s Dubai Desert Storming 64 – Three-Year Winless Drought In Sight.

Darren Clarke produced a Dubai Open desert storming 64 to move within one shot of the lead with a round to play in the final golf tournament of 2014. The former Open Champion produced his lowest score on one of golf’s main tour’s for some time to head to the last day of the Asian Tour’s inaugural event just a shot behind the leading four players – South African Jbe Kruger (64), Korean Jeung-hun Wang (68) and the Indian pair of Arjun Atwal (68) and Dubai-based Shiv Kapur (69) ...
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Stephen Gallacher with his 2015 PGA Tour 'Affiliate Membership card. (Photo with kind thanks - The Scotsman)

Gallacher’s New Year Season Inspiration From Heartfelt McGinley Letter.

Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher has spoken of a heartfelt letter he received from victorious Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley in the weeks following the Gleneagles encounter against the Americans. Gallacher was handed a ‘wildcard’ pick by McGinley after just falling short of qualifying automatically. And while the Scot failed to earn a point he earned the praise of McGinley and his 11 Ryder Cup team-mates. www.golfbytourmiss.com recently posted a story featuring Ian Poulter and how ...
Graeme McDowell 'assigned' to look after Victor Dubuisson at this year's Ryder Cup.  (Photo - Stuart Adams/www.golftourimages.com)

Graeme McDowell Looks Back On 2014 … A Very Lucky 13th Season.

In a season when Rory McIlroy captured some of the game’s greatest individual honours, Graeme McDowell deserves recognition for what he achieved in a team environment. Of course, McDowell continued to cement his credentials as one of Europe’s best storming to a repeat victory in the prestigious French Open along with collecting 10 other top-10s in 22 events both sides of the Atlantic. And while there was the reward of a third straight Ryder Cup winning cap those who delve deep into the in’s ...
Padraig Harrington heading to contest the 2105 Farmers Insurance Open for a first time since 2012.   (Photo - www.golffile.ie)

Padraig Harrington Afforded Christmas Wish Of Farmers Insurance Open Invitation.

Christmas continues to come early for triple Major winning Padraig Harrington. After being afforded an invitation to contest the PGA Tour’s 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open and he’s received a similar call up to compete in February’s Farmers Insurance Open being staged from Feb. 5-8 at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif. The current World No. 264th ranked Harrington has not contested the event, formerly known as the Northern Trust Open, since finishing T44th in 2012. And when the ...
The young girl is now the proud owner of Graeme McDowell's cap.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

Graeme McDowell Puts Back 2015 PGA Tour Start But Adds Valero Texas Open.

Graeme McDowell is altering not only the start to his New Year European Tour schedule but also changing his early PGA Tour run of events. For the past two seasons McDowell has commenced a New Year well into February including this year when he kick-started his year at the AT & T Pebble Beach Pro-Am while in 2013 it was at the WGC – Accenture Match-Play Championship in Arizona. And when he’s teed-up in past years for a first regular European Tour campaign it’s been in Abu Dhabi. But ...
Darren Clarke honoured Tiger Woods should remark 'it would be a blast' if the Northern Irishman were to be appointed 2016 European Ryder Cup captain.  (Photo - www.golffile.ie)

Clarke ‘Honoured’ After Woods Sings Praise Of 2016 Ryder Cup Captaincy Role.

Darren Clarke is honoured Tiger Woods thinks so highly of the Northern Irishman would make an ideal 2016 European Ryder Cup Captain to replace fellow Irishman Paul McGinley. It was www.golfbytourmiss.com who spoke exclusively and one-to-one with Woods at the end of his round on day four of the recent Hero World Challenge and with Woods actually stating he favoured both Clarke and main rival Miguel Angel Jimenez for Hazeltine captaincy. However the 14-time Major winning Woods did remark it ‘would ...