Harrington Predicts The Open To Be Postponed & Ryder Cup Has ‘Duty’ To Be Staged In 2020.

European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington predicts The Open will be postponsed but also declared golf has ‘a duty’ to ensure the 2020 Ryder Cup is held this September and not postponed twelve months. Should the Coronavirus pandemic should continue into late August/early September the Dubliner suggests forget the qualifying system and each team simply pick their 12 best players. And Harrington believes the 43rd staging of the Ryder Cup could very well be a perfect ‘return tournament’ would ...

MacIntyre Fears ‘Doom & Gloom’ For His Beloved Glencruitten Club.

Top-ranked Scot Robert MacIntyre singled out his fears for the golf club closest to his heart, closest to his home and where he honed his golf – Oban’s Glencruitten club. It is also the much-loved clube where Doughie his father is one of two greenkeepers on the course that the MacIntyre house backs onto. “Dad’s not working, it’s all shut down,” said MacIntyre and an Aberdeen Investment ambassador. “So, it’s looking doom and gloom just now, but a lot of folk ...

MacIntyre Admits A Bright Light In The Darkness Of Coronavirus Virus Side-Lining.

Top-ranked Scot Robert MacIntyre admits there could be a personal bright light in the bigger picture of the enforced break from competition due to the Coronavirus. MacIntyre ended his full European Tour season having be crowned European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’. It had been a super start to the young Scot’s career that also included three second place finishes and earning just over Euro 2m in prize-money. Though as he headed into a Christmas/New Year break there was a concern ...

MacIntyre Reveals 15 ‘Bedroom Shots’ To Make A Splash In His Brother’s Bucket.

A Robert MacIntyre video tweet chipping a ball from his bedroom into a bucket of water lying in the back of a motorised buzzy and being driven by his younger brother has already attracted 62.6K views. And in looking closely at the video here is the sight of the leading Scot golfer’s mother painting the side of their Oban house. Last year’s European Tour ‘Rookie of the Year’ and Aberdeen Investments ambassador was asked how the video clip came about. “I was just up in ...

Woods, McIlroy, & World’s Top-Ranked Grounded As Palm Beach County Shut Down Golf Courses

For the likes of Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Rory McIlroy, Dutsin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rickie Fowler and Open champ Shane Lowry there will be no more left-handed challenge matches nor no more friendly social rounds for the time being after Palm Beach Country ruled that all private golf courses in the county close. This includes some of the more-exclusive courses in the U.S. including the Bear’s Club, National, Trump National, Seminole, Admirals Cove and the Medallist Club. As well, there’s ...

Augusta National Donating $2m To Fight COVID-19 But No Word On ‘March 30th’ Masters Eligibility.

Augusta National is to be congratulated in announcing it is partnering with the local Community Foundation of the CSRA by donating $2 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The home to the Masters issued a press statement today (March 30th) that $1m will go to Augusta University to expand testing in the area. while $1 million will be given to the COVID-19 CSRA Emergency Fund, launched by the Community Fund and the United Way of the CSRA to “directly support relief efforts for the most vulnerable ...

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Latest European Tour Event Postponed.

The European Tour has surprised no-one despite the disappointing news the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open has been postponed due to the continuing threat posed by the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The tournament was scheduled to be the European Tour’s second Rolex Series event of 2020, taking place at Mount Juliet Estate from May 28-31, with Major Champion Graeme McDowell as host. McDowell said: “As important as the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is to all of us, everyone’s health is our only ...