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Tartan Takeover With Four Scots Lurking For Victory At Leopard Creek.

Four Scots are lurking dangerously in contention heading to the weekend rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek at Malelane, South Africa. Not for some time has so many Tartan flags appeared at the pointed end of a European Tour event with Scott Jamieson posting a 66 and Marc Warren a 67 to be sharing second place at six-under par on the wildlife abounds course. One shot behind is Durban-born Scot, Doug McGuigan (66) and Border’s David Drysdale who overcame an arm injury that ...

Clarke & Son Tyrone Teammates For PNC Father-&-Son But Fiece Competitors Beforehand.

Orlando, Florida .... When they tee-up over the weekend Darren Clarke and his 20-year old son, Tyrone will be the closest of team-mates in making their debut in the PNC Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. Indeed, Clarke’s youngest son Conor and Tyrone’s brother is going to caddy for his big brother. However during Thursday’s Pro-Am, and the first of two ahead of Saturday’s start to the event, they were like any other competitor and trying to score an advantage over the other. The ...

Darren Clarke & Son Tyrone Looking To Toast 21st Anniversary PNC Father-&-Son Success

Orlando, Florida ….. Darren Clarke is teaming with oldest son, Tyrone looking celebrate victory the 21st staging of the PNC Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. The Clarke’s are competing in the 16-team two-day event over this weekend for a first time and a year after Padraig Harrington teed-up alongside then 14-year old son, Paddy. The 20-year old, 6-foot 4-inch high Tyrone towers over his 2011 Open Championship winning father, Darren and judging by his oldest son’s efforts in ...

Norman Slams Tiger-v-Phil ‘The Match’ – Rather Buy Shares In General Electric

Orlando, Florida …. Greg Norman has thumbed his nose at the recent Tiger Woods-v-Phil Mickelson match with the Aussie declaring he’d rather buy two shares in General Electric. “The Match”, as it was billed, drew praise but also plenty of criticism as Mickelson walked off with the cool $US9m pay out. The double Open-winning Norman was asked whether he watched the Las Vegas showdown ahead of this week’s PNC Father-and-Son Challenge in Orlando. “Never watched it and besides I’d rather ...

Rose Supportive Of McIlroy’s European Tour Decision.

Rory McIlroy now has the support of victorious Ryder Cup team-mate Justin Rose with a decision in the New Year not to rejoin the European Tour. Rose’s support for the seemingly embattled McIlroy comes soon after eight-time European No. 1 Colin Montgomerie wondered also what all the fuss was about. McIlroy copped criticism for revealing his intention to play more in the States believing he will boost his chances of winning more Major – especially the one he needs to join the exclusive ‘Grand ...

Molinari Captures 2018 Association Of Golf Writers ‘Golfer Of The Year’ Trophy.

The accolades continue for Francesco Molinari in becoming the first Italian to win the prestigious Golf Writers Trophy, the leading award of the Association of Golf Writers (AGW). This latest award comes hot on the heels after Molinari was named European Tour ‘Golfer of the Year’. The 36-year old from Turin was the overwhelming choice in a poll of AGW members after a year of stunning success.  Molinari won his first major with victory in the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie before ...

McDowell Agnoises In Finishing Second For Second Year Running At QBE Shootout.

Florida … Graeme McDowell agonised in ending a difficult season with a second place finish for a second year running in the QBE Shootout in Naples, Florida. McDowell and his Argentinean team-mate Emiliano Grillo had combined superbly to birdie seven holes in succession from the 11th to 17th holes in the alternate shot format only for McDowell to miss a birdie putt to force a hopeful play-off at the last in a combined final round of 62 for a 29-under par on the Tiburon course. The American ...