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2020 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship – All The Facts & All The Figures

  Dates: September 21-27, 2020 Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Course: Puntacana Resort & Club (Corales Golf Course) Par/Yards: 36-36—72/7,666 Designer: Tom Fazio/2010 Field: 144 players Defending champion: Graeme McDowell Purse: $4,000,000 ($720,000/winner) FedExCup: 500 points to the winner Format: 72-hole stroke play  Things to Know Originally scheduled in March as an additional event the week of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, the ...

Stenson Stamps His Swedish Scientist Slant On DeChambeau’s Winged Foot Winning Ways

While the golf world continues to wrap itself around the manner Bryson DeChambeau captured last week’s U.S. Open his surprised fellow Winged Foot competitors also are scratching their collective heads. Sweden’s Henrik Stenson missed the Winged Foot cut with scores of 74 and 77, and in what was his 14th U.S. Open showing. And while the now 44-year old became the first Sweden-born male to win a Major in capturing the 2016 Open Championship with a 20-under par tally, Stenson also enjoys a decent ...

G Mac Delivers Boost To Aberdeen Standard Investment Scottish Open Organisers

In yet another boost for ogranisers, former Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open winner, Graeme McDowell confirmed he is returning to Europe to tee-up in next week’s event at the Renaissance Club to the east of Edinburgh. McDowell has not contested a regular European Tour event year since last March in capturing the Saudi International. ‘G Mac’ had turned down competing in this week’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, and an event he was due to host’, to defend his rescheduled Corales ...

Bryson Proofing Augusta National? Fellow US Open Winner McDowell Disagrees

Fellow U.S. Open champ Graeme McDowell insists there’s no need for Masters officials to ‘Byrson-Proof’ Augusta National despite Bryson DeChambeau’s demolition of Winged Foot. McDowell missed last week’s U.S. Open cut with scores of 76 and a shock second round 80 ahead of making his way to the Dominican Republic for his defence of this week’s rescheduled $US 4m PGA Tour Corales Puntacana Championship. DeChambeau’s victory, and coming on the back of an impressive but also ‘breaking ...

Harrington’s ‘Majors’ Dilemma If The Ryder Cup Went Ahead This Week

If not for the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic European Captain Padraig Harrington would be meeting inside the opulent surrounds of the Whistling Straits clubhouse with his vice-captains sometime before Friday to select the opening round fourballs for the 43rd Ryder Cup. It was early July the hosting of what was supposed to be this week’s staging of the biennial competition was postponed to the last week of September, 2021 at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. However, in looking at the present make-up ...

Who Was Longest At Winged Foot? No, Not Bryson & Not ‘DJ’ Nor Wolff Or Rory But A Fox.

So, after all the talk of Bryson DeChambeau bringing Winged Foot to its knees, who then officially was the longest driver of the ball in last week’s U.S. Open? If not golf’s ‘Mad Scientist’ then perhaps World No. 1 Dustin Johnson?  What about sensationally Matthew Wolff?  Maybe it was Rory McIlroy despite sharing sixth place. No, none of those. The longest officially recorded drive of the four days was by New Zealander Ryan Fox. The 33 year old Auckland-born Fox, who ...

If McIlroy Can’t Wrap His Head Around DeChambeau, What’s Augusta National Now Thinking?

If fellow champ, Rory McIlroy can’t ‘wrap’ his head around Bryson DeChambeau’s stunning U.S. Open triumph then what will the green jacketed Augusta National members be thinking with the Masters now 53 days away. DeCambeau’s return to golf last June has been nothing short of stunning with now two wins, including a first Major, along with T4th at the PGA Championship and three other top-10s. There’s those in awe of his Winged Foot achievement but then those such as the ...