Bjorn Vows To Get Even With McIlroy & French Team-Mates Over ‘Cryotheraphy’ Prank

European Ryder Cup captain, Thomas Bjorn has vowed to get ‘even’ with Rory McIlroy after the Northern Irishman was instrumental in taking the ‘proverbial’ out of the Dane. McIlroy was seemingly at the heart of a prank orchestrated last week during the rain-affected BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia. McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood were all staying at the Marriott West hotel in the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ and unveiled their prank in gathering ...

McIlroy & Finau To Now Renew Rivalry 14-Years After Junior Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy and now USA Ryder Cup rival Tony Finau are set to renew their rivalry 14-years after being members of the Junior Ryder Cup. The then 15-year old, curly-haired McIlroy was a member of the six boys and six girls European team who travelled to the Westfield Group Country Club at Westfield Center to the west of Akron in Ohio in September 2004 to tackle a USA Team boasting Finau, who turned 15 two days after the event. McIlroy helped steer Europe to an 8 ½ to 3 ½ triumph and while he and ...

Ryder Cup 2018 To Be A Unique First – All World Top-10 Teeing-Up In Versailles.

The Ryder Cup later this month is going to be a unique first when it comes to the World Rankings. For a first time in 32-years, and since the inauguration of the World Rankings in April 1986, the leading top-10 players on the rankings will be teeing-up later this month at Le National. And if you look at the rankings of all 24 players then at this stage, the 2018 Ryder Cup will boast 14 of the top-15, 17 of the top-20 and 20 of the top-25. The only player outside of the top-25 heading to Versailles ...

McIlroy’s Putting As Miserable As The Philly Weather

Philadelphia, PA ……. Rory McIlroy’s putting was about as miserable as the weather as he played yet another Tour supporting role and this time in the rain-affected BMW Championship in Philadelphia. McIlroy saw hopes of a second Tour victory sink with a final round 68 for an 18-under par tally for fifth place on the very water-logged Aronimink course. Fellow PGA Champion, Keegan Bradley ended a six-year winless drought sealing victory at the first extra play-off. Bradley, 32 denied England’s ...

Furyk Picks Finau But It’s His USA Team Members Who Wanted Tony In The Team.

Philadelphia, PA … The official PGA of America press release says it was Captain Jim Furyk who chose Tony Finau as his final USA Team ‘wildcard’ pick. Finau was on board a flight home from the BMW Championship and to his residence in Salt Lake City when news came through he’d been chosen by Furyk to make his Ryder Cup debut later this month in France. But it not entirely Furyk’s choice No, it was members of Furyk’s team who lobbied for Finau to be in the side and ...

Woods Now Exempt For 2019 US Open By Qualifying For FedEx Cup Final.

Philadelphia, PA … Tiger Woods has assured himself a place in next year’s US Open after qualifying for next fortnight’s season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta. Woods produced a closing 65 to share sixth place on 17-under par  in the BMW Championship won by Keegan Bradley. While Bradley jumped from 52nd to sixth on the FedEx Cup standings, Woods cemented his place in the top-30 moving-up five places to 20th. And by virtue of qualifying for the Tour Championship, Woods is now ...

Bradley Ends Six-Year Winless Drought Winning Rain-Affected BMW Championship

Philadelphia, PA …. Keegan Bradley brilliantly ended a six-year winless drought with victory at the first extra play-off in the rain-affected BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia. Bradley, 32 denied England’s Justin Rose, and who despite losing to his American rival becomes the new World No. 1. Bradley (64) and Rose (67) had completed regulation play tied at 20-under par on a very softened Aronimink course. The win is Bradley’s first since capturing the 2012 WGC – Bridgestone ...