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McIlroy Again Starts New Year Snatching Defeat From Jaws Of Sentry TOC Victory.

Rory McIlroy said it had been a ‘postive’ week but once again there’s no hiding he’s began the New Year just as he had commenced and also ended 2018 by snatching defeat from the jaws of Sentry Tournament of Champions victory. McIlroy’s decision for a first time in his 12-year pro career to abandon the European Tour in favour of commencing 2019 in Hawaii ended with a very distant share of fourth place at Kapalua. American Xander Schauffele cut a victory swath through the ...

Tour Commissioner Says Woods Is Up There With DiMaggio’s 56-Game Streak & Phelps 23 Gold Medals Should He Break Snead’s 82-Wins.

PGA Tour Commissioner, Jay Monahan likens Tiger Woods goal should he break the all-time PGA wins of 82 by Sam Snead up there with baeball legend Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game winning streak of nearly 80-years ago and Michael Phelps achievement in capturing 23 Olympic swimming gold medals in four successive Olympic Games. Monahan was interviewed on the Golf Channel during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions and was asked his opinion of Woods ending a more than five-year victory ...

McIlroy’s Mum 3Up On Her Four-Time Major Winning Son In Whale Spotting.

Rosie McIlroy is 3up on her four-time Major winning son in whale spotting! This statistic ‘surfaced’ after McIlroy posted a third round 68 to retain second place heading to the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions. McIlroy attended the Kapalua Media Centre and near the end of his interview he was bizarrely asked that in walking the Plantation fairways did he find himself looking more at the hole or the Pacific Ocean. “The ocean,” McIlroy said. “I still ...

Woodland Overcomes Passing Of His Grandmother To Retain Sentry TOC Lead

Gary Woodland overcame the passing of his grandmother on Friday night to go out on day three to retain his lead heading to the final round of Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. The 34-year old American ended Friday’s second round posting a five-under 68 to move to 12-under par and lead the field by three shots on the Plantation course at Kapalua. Then after eagling the 15th and birding the last also in a third round 68, Woodland revealed the sad news he had been given well after his ...

McIlroy Primed To End 11-Year New Season First Event Victory Drought At Sentry

Rory McIlroy is staring again at the opportunity to end an 11-year career drought and win a first event of a New Year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Eleven times since 2008, and the year of a first full season in McIlroy’s career, he’s begun a new year on the European Tour and on each occasion he’s gone so close to success including on five occasions being runner-up in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Now in his very first event of a new year on the PGA Tour and ...

Dustin Johnson Slapped With Unwanted New Year First Penalty.

Defending Sentry Tournament of Champions titleholder Dustin Johnson has had many firsts in his career but never a first penalty of a new year. Yes, that’s what happened to the golfer affectionately known as ‘DJ’ on day two of the winners-only event in Hawaii. Johnson was handed a two-shot penalty during Friday’s second round after he played the wrong ball from a penalty area on the par-4 fourth at Kapalua’s Plantation Course. It seems Johnson had been ‘misinformed’ ...

McIlroy Finds Comfort Moving Into Hawaii Victory Contention.

Rory McIlroy found comfort in the testing wet and windy conditions to move into victory contention heading to the weekend rounds of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. McIlroy, and contesting the event for a first time in his 12-year pro career, dealt with the test superbly in posting a second round five-under par 68 to move into a threeway share of second place at nine-under par alongside Bryson DeChambeau (68) and Kevin Tway (71) on the Plantation course at Kapalua. It sees McIlroy and ...