Lowry Eagerly Looking Forward to Hero World Challenge Final Round

… Albany, The Bahamas Don’t get in Shane Lowry’s way come Sunday afternoon as he walks off the 18th hole of the Albany course here in the Bahamas. Lowry already has his bags packed and just needs to pack-up his golf attire and clubs ahead of making his way to nearby Lynden Pindling International Airport. With just one round remaining of a 13th season, Lowry is so much-looking forward to a four-week competition break. Lowry was all smiles in holing a 10-foot birdie putt at the last and ...

Woods: “I Can Still Win Out Here & It Can Be A Big One!”

  … Albany, The Bahamas  It comes as no surprise when Tiger Woods declares he not only feels he will win again but it can be a ‘big one’. Woods, who turns 47 later this month, has not tasted success in well over three-years in capturing a fifth Masters, and the 15th major of his career with an emotional triumph at Augusta National though his tally of 15 majors is still three shy of ‘Golden Bear’ Jack Nicklaus. As well, Woods remains tied with the late Sam Snead in sharing ...

Hovland Breaks Clear To Take Hero World Challenge Lead

…. Albany, The Bahamas  Defending champ Vicktor Hovland battled the bright but very windy conditions, breaking clear of the field with a round of 70 for a one shot lead at five-under in the Hero World Challenge here in the Bahamas. The Norwegian superstar golfer, and with the Australian-born caddy, grabbed a sixth hole eagle ‘3’ along with four birdies, and three in succession from the 13th hole heading to the weekend rounds. Four payers – Masters champ Scottie Scheffler ...

Lowry Running On The Smell Of An Oily Rag

... Albany, The Bahamas  Shane Lowry continues to run on the smell of an oily rag and again evident on day two of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Lowry struggled in the bright but very windy conditions managing just four birdies but signing for a scoreboard also showing four bogeys, a 5th hole double-bogey and a 6th hole triple-bogey in his round of 77 to be at seven-over and bottom of the board in the no-cut, 20-player field. He was two-over for his second round after two holes, six-over ...

Four Nations Top The Leaderboard Day One At Hero World Challenge

  …. Albany, The Bahamas There are four nations represented atop of the leaderboard after the opening round of the Hero World Challenge here at the Bahamas. South Korean Tom Kim, Austrian Sepp Straka, Norway’s and defending champ Vicktor Hovland and newly-married Collin Morrikawa share the lead in the $US 3m event with three-under par 69s on a very rain-softended host Albany course. American Sam Burns is fifth at two-under and with three others, in posting 71s, the only players ...

Lowry: “Why Am I Playing Golf In December?” After Playing 12 Albany Holes ‘Blind’

  … Albany, The Bahamas  Shane Lowry emerged from the scorer’s hut smiling and declaring: “Why am I playing golf in December?” This after a disappointing, near bottom of the board two-over 74 on the opening day of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Lowry ended his maiden round in the Tiger Woods hosted event sharing 15th place in the 20-player, $US3m event and played under a ‘preferred lie’ rule in effect on a very rain-softened Albany host course. The ...

McKibbin – No New Motor, No Pot Of Cash Nor A Bottle Of Bubbly After Joy Of First Tour Ace

​ There was no spanking new motor​, ​no pot cash or even a bottle bubby, and nor was there any spectators on the tee but that didn’t worry rookie Tom McKibbin in grabbing a first DP World Tour ace on day one of the co-sanctioned South Africa Open. The Holywood teenager holed out, hitting a 5-iron into the par-3 11th hole, with the ball landing short and running straight into the hole on route to a five-under 67 on the Blair Atholl course in Joburg. “It was just a perfect 5-iron and my caddie ...