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Ruffels Quickly Proves His Worth Teaming With Stanley In Zurich Classic.

New Orleans, LA … It took Australian Ryan Ruffels just three holes to prove his worth in pairing with American Kyle Stanley on day one of the Zurich Classic in New Orleans. Ruffels, who turns 19 on Saturday, gelled superbly with his 29-year old partner combining to shoot a six-under par 66 in the alternate format in glorious conditions on the TPC Louisiana course. It was not to just after 6pm local time the all-American duo of Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer joined Ruffels and Stanley atop ...

Seamus Power & Steve Alker Like Two Peas In A Pod In New Orleans.

New Orleans, LA .. Seamus Power and his Kiwi teammate Steve Alker were like two peas in a pod dove-tailing superbly for a two-under par 7O in the alternate shot format on day one of the Zurich Classic in New Orleans. The unlikely pairing, but long-time good friends, were three-under par through 16 holes before Alker found a fairway bunker and with Power then managing to advance the ball 9O-yards before Akler found the green and with the pair two-putting from some 11-feet. “We both just hung in ...

Seamus Power’s New Orleans Victory Taste Buds Whet By Rio Games Experience.

New Orleans, LA … Seamus Power will look to draw on his Olympic Games experience in this week’s new team format at the Zurich Classic on the TPC Louisiana course in New Orleans. In a regular PGA Tour first in 36-years, 160 players have formed 80 two-man teams playing alternate shot on Thursday and Saturday and then play best ball on Friday and Sunday, and with the leading 35 teams to make the cut. Power has teamed with Kiwi and good friend, Steve Alker in the $US 7.2m event headed by the ...

Jason Day Halts Zurich Classic Conference To Share ANZAC Biscuit With Rickie Fowler …. Video

New Orleans, LA … Jason Day and Rickie Fowler clearly are the best of friends and it is little wonder they agreed to team for this week’s Zurich Classic in New Orleans. It is the first occasion a team event has been a part of the PGA Tour schedule since 1981 and all 180 who have assembled this week are clearly warming to the $US 7.2m event being staged on the stunning TPC Louisiana course. Day and Fowler arrived at the Media Centre mid afternoon Wednesday and straight away they had those ...

Russell Knox Looking To Catch The Early Eye Of Thomas Bjorn In New Orleans.

New Orleans, LA … Russell Knox will be hoping a good showing in this week’s new team format Zurich Classic will catch the early eye of European Ryder Cup Thomas Bjorn. In a regular PGA Tour first in 36-years, 160 players have formed 80 two-man teams playing alternate shot on Thursday and Saturday, and then play best ball on Friday and Sunday and with the leading 35 teams to play all four days. Knox has teamed, by choice, with long-time American colleague, Kevin Streelman and like Knox, ...

Rose Returns Declaring He’s Incredibly Positive With No Masters Regrets.

New Orleans, LA … Justin Rose has returned to competition for a first occasion since the Masters and at this week’s Zurich Classic in New Orleans declaring he has no regrets in losing to Sergio Garcia at Augusta. Rose will team this week with Ryder Cup winning colleague, Henrik Stenson in a rare PGA Tour team event and the first since 1981. Eighty two-man teams will play alternate shot on Thursday and Saturday and then play best ball on Friday and Sunday, and with the leading 35 teams to ...

Aussie Peter Stojanovski Creates MENA Tour First With Ras Al Khaimah Classic Victory.

Peter Stojanovski created MENA Tour history in becoming the first Australian to win on the MENA Tour. The 22-year old Sydney golfer muscled his way from five shots behind heading to the final round to shoot a 66 and capture by three strokes the Ras Al Khaimah Classic in Ras Al Khaimah, and one of the seven Emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates. On the very next day after ANZAC Day, Stojanovski lit up the back nine with six birdies and with just one bogey after making the turn at one ...