Fleetwood Concedes European No. 1 Title To Molinari

Dubai, UAE … England’s Tommy Fleetwood has conceded the European No. 1 crown to good friend, Francesco Molinari. Fleetwood, and the reigning European No. 1, confessed his ‘time was up’ after posting a third round 74 for a six-under par total on day three of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. It left Fleetwood trialing eight shots adrift of the Masters winning leading duo of American Patrick Reed (67) and England’s Danny Willett (68). Molinari, like Fleetwood, has ...

Dunners Shines After Tip From Coach Ahead Of DP World Second Day 69.

Dubai, UAE … Paul Dunne gained from a pre-round tip by coach, Justin Parsons and confidently turned around a first day 72 with a second round 69 for a brighter-looking  three-under par tally in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Dunne, who admitted he was searching for answers after a first of five birdies but also five bogeys, turned that around with four second round birdies and just the one dropped shot to be just inside the top-30 and eight shots behind Englishman Matt Wallace (65) ...

Knox Boosts Hope Of Slice Of European Tour Season-Ending Cash Windfall

Dubai, UAE … Russell Knox boosted a goal of grabbing a share of a £7.8m ($US10m) end-of-season bonus to also be well in contention heading to the weekend rounds in n Dubai. The lone Scot in the elite 60-only field split the fairways with monotonous regularity to produce a bogey-free second round 68 for a three-under par tally. It left the 33-year old trailing eight shots behind England’s Matt Wallace who posted a round of 65 to lead by a shot on 11-under and this is after being slapped ...

Dubai Desert Classic Organiers Respect McIlroy’s Decision Not To Contest 2019 Event

Dubai, UAE… Rory McIlroy may have raised plenty of eyebrows with a decision not to rejoin the 2019 European Tour but he’s won support from event organisers with a decision also not to contest next year’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic. McIlroy hinted at the recent Tour Championship in Atlanta he would be starting his 2019 season in Hawaii and that probably meant mising out for just a second time in his pro career beginning a New Year in either Dubai or Abu Dhabi. And the current World ...

McIlroy Swaps Spotting Lions & Elephants For Looking At DP World Leaderboards

Dubai, UAE … Rory McIlroy traded spotting lions and elephants last week in South Africa for looking at leaderboards in snatching seven birdies on day two of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. McIlroy produced his lowest score of a five-under par 67 since last month’s Tour Championship to be trailing just three shots behind England’s Matthew Wallace. Bizarrely, Wallace had been fined Euro 3,400 a day earlier for slow play but made a mockery of his ‘tortoise’ ways in sprinting to ...

McIlroy Sympathetic For Sharvin After Bizarre Q-School Tee-Off Incident Cost Him Tour Card.

Dubai, UAE …. Rory McIlroy was very sympathetic after a bizarre incident at the European Tour Q-School final round that help to deny fellow Irish golfer Cormac Sharvin his 2019 full European Tour card. It has emerged Sharvin had incorrectly teed-up in Thursday’s sixth and final round from not behind the tee markers on the Lumine course at Tarragona in Spain. Sharvin was completing his swing at the par-3 seventh hole when German playing partner, Alexander Knappe noticed the Irishman was marginally ...

Wallace No Tour Tortoise In Sprinting To The Front At DP World Tour Championship

Dubai, UAE …. Matt Wallace proved he was no tortoise in sprinting to the front of the field with a blistering seven birdie haul in a round of 65 on day two of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The Englishman had been fined £3,000 on day one of the European Tour season-ending event for slow-play mid-round but no such problems on day two in muscling his way to 11-under par on Wallace’s debut in the event. Wallace is seeking his fourth win of a remarkable season as he recorded a ...