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England Duo Help Steer GB & I To Two Point Walker Cup Lead At Hoylake

Trevor Peake at Royal Liverpool … ENGLAND’S Alex Fitzpatrick and Conor Gough both claimed two points as Great Britain and Ireland took a 7-5 lead over the United States of America after the opening day of the 47th Walker Cup at the sun kissed Hoylake links of Royal Liverpool.​ Fitzpatrick won his morning foursomes with Conor Purcell while Gough won with Harry Hall then they both won their singles in the afternoon.​ Brandon Wu got two points for USA winning his foursomes with Alex ...

MacIntyre Not About To Be Intimidated In Chasing Maiden Tour Win In Germany.

Oban lefty Bob MacIntyre is confident of regrouping and drive away with a maiden Tour victory at the Porsche European Open in Hamburg. MacIntyre, 23 headed into the ‘moving day’ third round leading by four shots but the rookie Scot went from a Tour career low of 65 on Friday to post a horror two-over par 74 and find himself tied with local hero Bern Ritthammer (70) on nine-under par. MacIntyre dropped shots at the second, third and 10th holes before a run of seven straight pars that had him tied ...

Robert MacIntyre – Two Years On From The Disappointment Of The 2017 Walker Cup.

Special report by Trevor Peake, Hoylake ….. TWO years ago this weekend Robert MacIntyre was a member of the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team on the end of a 19-7 drubbing by the United States at the Los Angeles Country Club in California.​ The 23-year-old Scot didn’t play in the first morning foursome but then was the only winner in the afternoon singles beating Cameron Champ 6&4 for the biggest win of the day, although GB&I trailed 8-4 overnight.​ On day two MacIntyre, ...

MacIntyre Takes To Porsche European Open Overtaking Lane With Tour Career Low 65

Oban lefty Bob MacIntyre brilliantly took to the overtaking lane heading to the weekend rounds with his lowest main Tour career round of 65 on day two of the Porsche European Open in Hamburg. MacIntyre, 23 muscled his way from two shots off the lead teeing-up on day two and storm his way to a superb four-shot leading advantage thanks to a rousing bogey-free round of seven birdies for an 11-under par total. The young Scot leads German Bernd Ritthammer (66) who is at seven-under par. MacIntyre, and ...

History Repeat As McIlroy Lets Slip Swiss Success Losing-Out Five-Man European Masters Play-Off.

Rory McIlroy jetted home to Florida agonising again in letting slip a first Alpine victory after losing out in a five-man play-off for the Omega European Masters title. It was very much a case of history repeating itself as McIlroy stood over a five-footer for birdie at the first extra play-off but with the World No. 2 horribly not even hitting the hole to hand success to Swede Sebastian Soderberg. Eleven years ago, it was a Frenchman Jean-Francois Luquin who denied McIlroy in walking off with the ...

McIlroy Tumbles From Alpine Summit With Sloppy Swiss Third Day Finish

World No. 2 Rory McIlroy tumbled off the Alpine summit with a sloppy bogey, bogey finish on day three of the Omega European Masters. A tired-looking McIlroy was tied for the lead with two holes to play but proceeded to drop two shots in an eventual round of a disappointing one-under par 69 and drop to a share of fifth place at 11-under par on the Crans-sur-Sierre course. Argentina’s Anders Romero superbly fought back from a fifth hole double and to be three-over for his round to then play his ...

McIlroy Climbs To A Shot From Alpine Summit With Equal Swiss Career Best Of 63

Rory McIlroy brilliantly muscled his way to just a shot from the summit after an Omega European Masters matching best of 63 on day two of the Swiss event. McIlroy was very much in a class of his own and bringing a record Crans-sur-Sierre crowd to their feet in moving to 11-under and just a shot off the lead. Malaysia’s Gavin Green, a former Asian Tour No. 1 and of Portuguese, Irish and Chinese descent, heads the field in signing a 64 to lead by a shot. McIlroy is among five players at 10-under ...