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Poulter Takes One Shot Lead & Nick Faldo’s Encouragement Into Final Round RBC Heritage.

Ian Poulter takes a one-shot lead along with the encouragement of Nick Faldo, and the only Englishman to win the event, into the final round of the 50th anniversary RBC Heritage at Hilton Head in South Carolina. Poulter, 42 brilliantly saved par at both the 16th and 17th holes in a bogey-free round of a four-under par 67 to move one stroke clear of his rivals at 13-under par on the Harbor Town Links course. Korean Si Woo Kim (68) and American Luke List (67) share second place at 12-under. Immediately ...

Poulter Running On Fumes As He Seeks Second Success In Three Weeks.

Ian Poulter waited six-years to end a PGA Tour winless drought and now he’s put himself in contention for a second victory toast in three weeks at the RBC Heritage Classic. Poulter, who admits he’s running on fumes after playing so much golf, didn’t drop a shot to share the early second round clubhouse lead thanks to a sizzling seven-under par 64 to be tied with Korean Si Woo Kim (65) at nine-under par on the Harbor Town Links course at Hilton Head, South Carolina. The effort is Poutler’s ...

Dunne Upstages Hometown Heroes To Snatch Three-Shot Spanish Open Advantage.

Paul Dunne brilliantly upstaged the hometown favourites to open up a three-stroke leading advantage heading to the weekend rounds of the Spanish Open. Dunne ended Thursday’s round in brilliant manner with an eagle ‘3’ and he did much the same on day two with a birdie ‘2’ in a round of 65 for a 13-under par tally in continuing cold conditions on the already rain-softened Centro Nacional de Golf course in Madrid. The reigning British Masters champion, and coming off ...

Harrington Says If McIlroy Keeps Putting Himself In Contention He’ll Win Multiple Masters

Triple Major winning Padraig Harrington was just as disappointed as anyone when Rory McIlroy faded from last Sunday’s Masters winning limelight. Harrington, like a great majority of observers, had backed his 28-year-old countryman to put his enormous experience to good use and join golf’s Grand Slam club. “It was not just a disappointing day for Rory but for everybody in Irish golf”, said Harrington.  “There were huge expectations on Rory going into the final round and it just ...

Lowry Very Disappointed For McIlroy & Critical Of Reception Afforded New Masters Champion.

Shane Lowry has expressed his disappointment for fellow Irishman Rory McIlroy in failing to capture last Sunday’s Masters but he’s also critical of the reception afforded new Masters Champions, Patrick Reed. Much has been said of McIlroy posting a closing round 74 but to finish six shots behind Reed and with many observers singling out McIlroy’s inability to eagle the second hole as pivotal in his eventual downturn. Lowry joined Joe Molloy and Peter Lawrie on Off The Ball.com ‘Golf ...

DJ’s Back Home But Bizarrely Finds Himself In Unfamilar Surrounds.

For a player renowned for his length off the tee, Wold No. 1 Dustin Johnson could find himself at a distinct disadvantage teeing-up in this week’s 50th anniversary RBC Heritage at Hilton Head, South Carolina Johnson is teeing-up in his home state of South Carolina for a first occasion in nine-years but with the host Harbor Town Golf Links officially the shortest on the PGA Tour. The course is barely just over 7,000-yards and indeed some 400-yards shorter than last week’s Masters venue ...

Four-Time Augusta Winner Woods Reaches Out To The New Masters Champion.

New Masters champion, Patrick Reed has revealed that among the hundreds of congratulatory phone calls and text messages he received was one from now fellow Augusta National winning hero, Tiger Woods.Reed became the fourth straight American to win a Major Championship in holding off all rivals to capture a maiden major championship with last Sunday’s one-stroke success. And while there has been much digging-up of past events in Reed’s life, the 27-year old father-of-two revealed in an ...