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Rory McIlroy wins his match against Gary Woodland in the 2015 of the WGC - Dell Match-Play

McIlroy Earns First Point Without Hitting A Shot But Match-Play Future All Hangs On Kjeldsen.

Austin, TX ,,, Rory McIlroy won his second round match without playing a shot  but could still find himself bundled out of the WGC – Dell Match-Play Championship in Austin, Texas. McIlroy’s second round opponent, Gary Woodland was forced out due to a ‘personal family matter’ and the American has returned to his Orlando residence. But while McIlroy received his first point in the $US 9.75m event he will have to wait the outcome of the second round match between Dane Soren Kjeldsen and Argentinean ...
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Memories Of Those Long Hot Sydney Surfing Summer Days On Route To Austin, Texas.

Austin, TX … It was clearly a case of memories of those long hot summer days spent sunning and surfing in Sydney in seeing a line of VWs, and some with surfboards, travelling in convoy in route to this week’s WGC  Dell Match-Play Championship here in Austin, Texas. VWs with surfboards strapped to the roof seemed to be a common sight up and down the sun-splashed beaches of Sydney. My brother, Steve has the great shot taken in his twenties with his long hair Proudly standing beside his ...
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Vicksburg Country Club … The American Civil War, Coca-Cola & Golf In The Finest Scottish Tradition.

Mention Vicksburg, Mississippi and you’re more than likely to generate a response on events that took place over 150-years ago. Vicksburg is famous as the site of the Civil War battle that was fiercely fought in 1863 around the city and along the stunning cliff tops overlooking the great Mississippi River. A little-known fact also is that in March 1894 Joseph A. Biedenharn, a local confectioner, bottled Coca-Cola for a first occasion and they say the rest is history. The city of Vicksburg is ...
Russell Knox chatting with BBC 5 Live Iain Carter as the England flag  flutters in the background at the Austin Country Club.

Russell Knox Smiling Seeing The Saltire Return & Singing Praise Of New Driver.

Austin, TX … A smile returned to Russell Knox’s face in not only seeing the Scottish Saltire beside his name but more importantly singing the praise of a new driver after defeating American Bill Haas 3 & 2 his opening round robin match of the WGC – Dell Match-Play. The No. 17 seed Scot was never behind against his 42nd seed opponent going 2up with winning pars the first and third holes. Knox then went 3up with a six-foot birdie at the 1oth and despite losing the 12th hole with a ...

Jason Day Tearfully Breaks Down Withdraws From Dell Defence With Mother To Undergo Lung Cancer Surgery.

Austin, TX … In one of the more emotional off-course scenes in many a decade Jason Day had tears streaming down his face in revealing he has withdrawn from the defence of his WGC – Dell Match-Play Championship after revealing his mother is to undergo life-saving lung cancer surgery on Friday. Day’s father, Alvin, was Australian, and Dening was born in the Philippines before they moved to Australia in the early 1980s. At first it was thought Day had withdrawn after six holes in ...
Soren Kjeldsen all smiles after defeating Rory McIlroy 2 & 1 in their opening match at the WGC - Dell Match-Play Championship

McIlroy Left Stunned As Pint-Size Kjeldsen Topples World No. 2 In Dell Opener.

World No. 2 Rory McIlroy was left stunned after being being toppled 2 & 1 by pint-size Dane Soren Kjeldsen on the opening day of the WGC – Dell Match-Play Championship in Texas. McIlroy had been ahead just twice in his match against the 60th seeded Kjeldsen before losing the 16th and 17th holes to birdies by his opponent. McIlroy now needs to defeat American Gary Woodland in today’s (THUR) second round robin encounter to boost hopes of winning through to the final 16 in the $US 9.75m event ...
Rory McIlroy drives off the 17th during practice for the 2017 WGC - Dell Match-Play

Kjeldsen Quietly Confident Of Silencing McIlroy In Dell Match-Play Opener.

Austin, TX … Former Irish Open winner Soren Kjeldsen is quietly confident of upsetting hot favourite Rory McIlroy in today’s (WED) WGC – Dell Match-Play opener in Austin, Texas. The quietly-spoken Dane had the Irish Open trophy handed to him by McIlroy, as the tournament host, two years at Royal County Down. However, there will be no love lost later between the No. 2 seed and the 60th seed Kjeldsen on the Austin Country Club laid out the banks of the Colorado River that cuts through the ...