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McIlroy Sums-Up Season Majors As ‘Nothing Memorable’

St. Louis, Missouri … ‘Nothing Memorable’ is how Rory McIlroy summed-up his efforts in the year’s four Majors. McIlroy had been in contention for a ‘Grand Slam’ Masters triumph, missed the cut in the US Open, finished joint runner-up in The Open but hardly raised a whisper bogeying the Bellerive last in a final round 70 for a distant share of 51st place. McIlroy looked again to be simply going through the motions managing four birdies and just as many bogeys. His last round of the ...

Knox Left Lamenting 71st Hole Bellerive Double Bogey.

St. Louis, Missouri …. Russell Knox was left lamenting a penultimate double-bogey that pulled the carpet from under a possible top-20 PGA Championship finish in St. Louis. The lone Scot in the year’s final major was lying just outside the leading 20 standing on the 17th tee when his drive clipped a tree branch and dropping stone-dead and less than 100-yards off the tee. Knox and his caddy could not believe their misfortune and after having managed back-to-back birdies from 27-feet at the ...

Woods Forces Furyk’s Hand – He Has To Be Given Versailles ‘Wildcard’ Pick

St. Louis, Missouri ….. Tiger Woods has clearly forced the hand of USA Ryder Cup captain, Jim Furyk folllowing his second place finish in the PGA Championship. Woods produced a thrilling final round 64, and easily the lowest over the last day, to finish second to fellow American Brooks Koepka. Koepka captured a third Major Championship in some 14-months thanks to a closing round 66 for a two-shot victory at 16-under par and become also the just fifth player, and with Woods among the five, to ...

Koepka Now Joins Elite Group Of 45 Players To Have Won Three Of More Majors

St.Louis, Missouri … American Brooks Koepka has joined an elite group of just 45 players in the history of the ‘modern era’ to win three or more Majors.    

Grand Slam Advantage To McIlroy As Spieth Slips At Bellerive

St. Louis, Missouri …. It will be advantage Rory McIlroy in eight months time at Augusta National after Jordan Spieth’s likely top-20 showing in the 2018 PGA Championship. Spieth arrived in St. Louis looking to upstage McIlroy in becoming only the sixth player in the history of the game to win all four Majors. However, the Texan was never really a threat in posting scores of 71, 66, 69 and a final day 66 on the Bellerive course. It means that McIlroy will now tee-up in next April’s ...

McIlroy Shoots PGA Third Day 71 To Share 45th Place – “Ahhh. I’ll Talk To You Tomorrow”.

St. Louis, Missouri … Rory McIlroy heads into the final round sharing 45th place at two-under par and having slipped 20 places following his third round 71. McIlroy, and starting the third round from the 10th, birding his opening two holes but it all turned pear-shaped when he doubled the par-4 12th after sending a 326-yard drive well left into the tree line. He birdied the 14th and then in playing the inward half or the opening nine on the scorecard McIlro again struggled bogeyeing his ...

Scott Seeks Slice Of Australian Golfing History – Only Fourth To Win Two Or More Majors

St. Louis, Missouri … Just three Australians in the history of the ancient club-and-ball game have won two of more Majors. The include the late, great Peter Thomson, Greg Norman and David Graham. With a round to play in the 100th PGA Championship, Adam Scott is quietly-determined to become a fourth. At present, the 2013 Masters winning Scott is among 137 players to have won one Major Championship and eight of those, including Scott, are Australian-born – Jim Ferrier (1947 PGA), Kel Nagle ...