Knox Reckons Career Won’t Be Complete Unless He’s Competed Alongside Woods.

La Quinta, California … Russell Knox reckons his golfing career will not be complete unless he’s played one round alongside Tiger Woods. Woods returns to full-time competition at Thursday’s starting Farmers Insurance Open near San Diego and the first time the 14-time Major winner will compete in a regular PGA Tour event since the hopelessly missing the cut in same event 12-months ago. But in contrast to 2017 event when Woods clearly was not fully fit, the now 41-year old re-joins the Tour ...

Power Muscles His Way To Within Four Shots Of Career Builder Challenge Lead.

La Quinta, California .. Seamus Power followed World No. 3 Jon Rahm into the clubhouse for a random drugs test after the Irishman muscled his way to just four shots from the lead heading to the final round of the Career Builder Challenge at La Quinta in California. Power’s third round in the $US 6.2m event was a mix of three outward birdies, and at the second, fourth and seventh holes of the Nicklaus course, before an inward run of five birdies in a six-hole stretch from the 11th to 16th holes. His ...

‘Pamps’ Excited Tiger’s Returning & Anxious To See How The Young Guns Cope.

La Quinta, California .. Rod Pampling heads into this week’s Farmers Insurance Open with a huge plus over many of his 20-something PGA Tour competitors and that he has competed alongside Tiger Woods. ‘Pamps’ knows what it is like to compete in a tournament featuring Woods and also how to deal with the buzz and excitement of playing alongside the 14-time Major Champion. Woods returns to official PGA Tour competition exactly a year after a clearly then still injured golfer hopelessly missed ...

McIlroy Targets Banking Historic New Year Opening Event Success.

Rory McIlroy is confident of commencing a New Year with an historic first and victory in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. McIlroy just gets better with each round of 2018 birding his closing two holes in a round of 65 to be in third place at 16-under and just one adrift of the leading duo of Thomas Pieters (67) and Ross Fisher (65). He had commenced on Thursday with a 69 and the eagled his last hole on day two in a round of 66. The four-time Major winning McIlroy has been runner-up four times in ...

Koepka In Race To Be Fit For The Masters After Being Advised Of Torn Wrist Tendon.

La Quinta .. Reigning U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka is now in race to be fit for April’s Masters after being diagnosed with a torn tendon in his left wrist. Koepke has been advised by doctors he will not be able to compete for some eight to 12 weeks after being plagued for nearly two months with the injury but also unaware how he picked-up the injury. The Florida golfer has been advised to rest the wrist while now having to undergo regular therapy. Last year’s brilliant winner at ...

Knox Shoots Stunning Second Straight 64 In Seven Days At Career Builder.

La Quinta … For a second occasion is seven days Russell Knox has signed for a round of 64 and the latest a blistering second round display on the Nicklaus Course at PGA West at the Career Builder Challenge at La Quinta, California. A week ago, Knox recorded a six-under 64 and also in the second round in the Sony Hawaiian Open before eventually sharing 10th place. On day two of the $US 6.2m Career Builder it was round that included five outward birdies, among those three in succession from ...

McIlroy Surprises Birthday Boy Fleetwood With Chocolate Cake & Candles.

European Tour No. 1 Tommy Fleetwood was in the middle of a TV interview when he got the surprise of being handed a birthday cake with lit candles by Rory McIlroy. Fleetwood and McIlroy along with World No. 1 Dustin Johnson had played alongside each other in the opening two rounds of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Fleetwood turned 27 and just weeks after celebrating the birth of a son and then only recently getting married in the Bahamas to new wife, Clare and his former long-time manager. “It ...