Padraig Harrington wins for a 28th time in his career and in a 14th different country.

Harrington Jumps 125 Spots, Willett Up 28, Lowry Up 5 & Spieth Now World No. 9

Padraig Harrington’s first ‘full-field’ tournament victory in four years has seen the Irishman jump 125 spots on the World Rankings that were updated earlier today. Harrington claimed a two shot victory in capturing the Indonesian Open and a win that saw the then 385th world ranked golfer move back up to 260th in the world. England’s Danny Willett is now the new World No. 56th ranked player and up from No. 84 following his superb four shot success in the Nedbank Challenge ...
"You beat me by two...but with your penalties I beat you by 150!"

Lost Ball – So You Think You Know The Rules Of Golf.

A recent discussion within the aptly named Golf Hotel in Crail turned into a lively chat about the rule relating to a lost ball. Not surprisingly everyone had the own view in what they thought was the appropriate procedure a golfer should adopt in the scenario in question. However it later led to grabbing a copy of the Rules of Golf to clarify this particular ruling, and then also good friend Alastair McMeekin, with thanks to rules expert Barry Rhodes, providing the answers to the following scenarios ...
Golf Ball Diver - listed as No. 1 'Weirdest' occupation.

Golf Ball Diver Listed As The World’s No. 1 Weirdest Occupation.

Next time you make a splash in the water hazard of your local golf course consider the world’s weirdest occupation is ‘Golf Ball Diver’. It is estimated American golfers alone lose 30 million golf balls a year in water hazards, trees and so on while at TPC Sawgrass, and venue each year for the PGA Tour’s Players Championship, staff retrieve around 100,000 golf balls a year just from the water guarding the infamous island green 17th hole.h But then there are those who get paid ...
Chip Brewer, Callaway Golf's President and CEO.

Callaway Golf Splits The Fairway With Third Quarter Financial Results.

Callaway Golf Company has split the fairway in announcing its first nine months and third quarter 2014 financial results, reflecting its continued improvements in market share, tour success, and operating efficiencies, as well as its anticipated return to profitability for the full year, which would be the first time since 2008. Despite softer than expected market conditions, Callaway Golf reported for the first nine months of 2014 a 5% increase in net sales driven by growth in woods (+6%), irons ...
Justin Rose is now right at home using a Swing Catalyst.

Justin Rose Right At Home Using ‘Swing Catalyst’ 3D Motion Plate System.

Ryder Cup hero Justin Rose feels right at home using  Swing Catalyst 3D Motion Plate system. His coach, Sean Foley, is a big advocate of the Swing Catalyst 3D Motion Plate and has one at his home in Orlando. And now Rose – the current world number six – has had one installed at his home in the Bahamas. The duo first tested the Swing Catalyst 3D Motion Plate at the Wells Fargo Championship, in May, and, soon after, decided to purchase systems for themselves. Rose, who secured four points ...
Augusta National - Bent grass at its finest.

Grass Matters …. “Something No Golfer Can Live Without”.

….. by guest contributor, Eddie Shackleford. Golfing is one of those sports that soothes the soul, allowing for reflection, concentration and accuracy. Those traits are seen time and time again from players around the world. www.golfbytourmiss.com reports on many tournaments, courses, players and the like, but at the root of every course is something no golfer could live without: grass. The landscape of a golf course paves the way for the beauty of each stroke, putt and drive, but as most golf ...

When It’s Snowing & No Play’s Possible In Arizona, Lumosity Becomes An Indoor Practice Range.

With snow forcing an abandonment to play on the opening day of the WGC – Accenture Match-Play Championship Tour Miss offers an alternate activity – Lumosity. No, it’s not a new card game. Rather on a day when play was made impossible in the $US 8.75m event Lumosity becomes the players indoor practice range. Lumosity is a scientific discover where the brain can recognize itself when confronted with new challenges – adapting to a changing environment.  Based on this research, ...