McIlroy Heading To Atlanta, G Mac Home To Orlando & Lowry Brining The Claret Jug Back To Dublin

Rory McIlroy was headed to Atlanta while Graeme McDowell was bound for home in Orlando and Shane Lowry arrives in Dublin tomorrow morning (MONDAY) with the Claret Jug following three very different outcomes in the BMW Championship in Chicago. McIlroy’s PGA Tour season, and for a sixth straight season, will wind-up later this week in the Tour Championship at East Lake to the east of the Georgia capital and this after the four-time Major winner posted a final round 71 for an 11-under par total and ...

McIlroy Keen To Jump Into BMW Overtaking Lane

Rory McIlroy heads to the final two rounds of the BMW PGA Championship clearly looking to get into the overtaking lanes in the penultimate FedEx Cup PGA Tour season. McIlroy picked-up 14 places on the leaderboard and moved into a share of 11th place at eight-under par thanks to a fighting second day 67 on the Medinah course in suburban Chicago The World No. 3, and not for a first occasion in recent months, bogeyed his opening hole but then superbly completed his closing dozen holes in six-under ...

Tour Rules Looks Set To Rob Tiger Woods From Defending Tour Championship

Sadly, the PGA Tour’s own entry rules could now rob Tiger Woods, and the lone player to put the Tour on the ultra-lucrative pedestal it now so richly enjoys, from defending next week’s Tour Championship in Atlanta. Woods bogeyed his closing two holes in a second straight one-under par 71 for a two-under par tally after two rounds at the BMW Championship at Medinah in suburban Chicago. The effort, and with still two rounds to play, is predicted to see Woods slip six places to 44th on the FedEx ...

McNeilly Remains A True Professional Failing To Tip The Bucket Over Wallace.

The rules in being a caddy are simple – turn-up, shut-up and keep-up. Dave McNeilly knows that only too well but the affable Belfast golfer has gone one better and talking of his ‘split-up’ with England’s fiery Matt Wallace. Wallace and McNeilly have gone their separate ways following the recent WGC – FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis. The writing was clearly on the wall given the verbal abuse McNeilly was getting at the hands of Wallace, and with journalist hearing ...

Gregory Solhaug Muscles His Way To Maiden American Junior Golf Association Victory

Norwegian Gregory Solhaug has rubber stamped his golfing credentials in capturing a very first American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) title. The 16-year student at the IMG Golf Academy in Bradenton, Florida captured the UHY / Celadon Championship hosted by Marina Alex and played at The Saint Andrew´s Golf Course in New York. Gregory, who proudly met and had his photograph taken with Tiger Woods at last year’s PGA Tour Valspar Championship, entered the final round T5 and five shots off the lead, ...

The Last Time McIlroy Was At Medinah He Arrived In A Police Car

The last time Rory McIlroy was at Medinah he arrived in a ‘sirens on’ police car. Not that McIlroy was under arrest but the story goes he slept-in in getting his time zones wrong and it was his future wife, Erica Stroll working with the PGA of America’s transportation division at the then 2012 Ryder Cup. It was Sunday morning of the Ryder Cup and with Europe trailing 6-10 heading into the Singles. Erica had not yet met McIlroy but she pulled a few strings in hastily arranging for ...

Mixed Emotions For McIlroy Returning To Medinah First Time In Seven Years

It will be a clear case of mixed golfing emotions for Rory McIlroy in this week returning to Medinah for a first time in seven years after yet another shock Sunday horror show at the Northern Trust in New Jersey McIlroy has dropped to third on the FedEx Cup points table in posting a ‘tear-your-hair-out’ final round 69 for a 12-under par total in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty. American Patrick Reed posted a closing a 69 to win by a shot at 16-under par from Mexican-born Abraham Ancer, and ...