Lowry Sure To Now Focus A Little More On The Nedbank Challenge

Shane Lowry’s weekend attention may now stray somewhat from what he’s doing in Dubai to focus a little more on events unfolding in far off South Africa. Firstly, there’s Race to Dubai front-runner Bernd Wiesberger who birdied three of his closing four holes and move to a share of 10th on day two of the Nedbank Challenge. Wiesberger is the only golfer among the current top-3 on the standings who chose to compete at Sun City and no doubt boosting quest for a fourth Tour win this year while there ...

Ogilvy .. Why McIlroy Wins The Aussies ‘Player Of The Year’ Vote Hands Down Over Koepka.

Aussie golfer Geoff Ogilvy stamped his golfing credentials winning a US Open, three WGS titles and eight other worldwide victories in his career. In more recent years the now 42-year old has been earning plaudits for his observations from outside the competition ropes. And in a latest Golf Australia article, the winner of the 106th U.S. Open at famed Winged Foot, has spoken of his overall fondness for a fellow U.S. Open winner over a recent back-to-back US Open champion. Ogilvy’s very insightful ...

McRory The Robot A Favourite To Capture Inaugural DP World ‘STEAMathalon’

Rory McIlroy will arrive in Dubai next week a very hot favourite to capture a record-setting third DP World Tour Championship but the bigger question is whether his robot likeness can win the inaugural DP World Tour Championship STEAMathalon presented by BMW-AGMC. ‘McRoryBOT’ is a small four-wheeled, golf-playing robot that sports a photograph of a smiling current World No.2, and could be the favourite to land a golf-related victory title of a very unique kind. The robot will be among ...

Possible Good Omen For G Mac As Rain Forces Thursday Suspension To Mayakoba Classic

Rain and thunderstorms have prevented any play on Thursday to the first round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic. After several delays to the scheduled 7 a.m. opening tee time, the decision was made at 1 p.m. Thursday local time to begin the first round at 7 a.m. Friday. It was four years ago G Mac captured a third of now four PGA Tour victories in defeating Scotland’s Russell Knox and American Jason Bohm to win the event on a Monday and after a similar delay to that already being experienced at ...

King Louis Overcomes Kidney Stones Concern To Post 63 & Lead Nedbank By Three.

‘King’ Louis Oosthuizen overcame early morning kidney stones pain for a second day running to post a blistering bogey-free nine-under par 63 and open-up a three shot lead on day one of the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player. The 2010 Open Champion had been awoken early on Wednesday morning with kidney stones and with the pain forcing him out of the Pro-Am. He was then awoken at 3am earlier today (Thursday morning South African time) still struggling with the ‘stones’ ...

Dunne’s Wretched Season Ends With Wrist Injury Forcing Him Out Of Tour Q-School

Paul Dunne’s wretched season has ended sadly with a wrist injury forcing him out of today’s (FRD) starting Q-School six-round Final Stage in Spain. Dunne was set to be among six Irish teeing-up over two courses at the Lumine Golf Club near Tarragonga. “I won’t be playing this week,” Dunne said to Irish Golf Desk. “It’s an ongoing wrist injury that’s gotten worse and I’m going to take some time to sort it out.” It’s unclear how long he has been suffering with the injury ...

Harrington Backing DP World Tour Championship ‘Walking Map’.

The game of golf has always been about finding the shortest route around a golf course but that is not necessarily what organisers of next week’s 11th edition of the DP World Tour Championship are encouraging. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends taking 10,000 steps per day in order to improve overall health and defending DP World Tour Championship champion Danny Willett, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Co. will rack up more than that each day on the 7,675-yard host Earth course ...