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Lowry Singing The Praise Of Thai Sensation Post Hong Kong Opener

Open Champion Shane Lowry found himself singing the praise of Asian Tour No. 1 Jazz Janewattananond on day one of the Hong Kong Open. The 25-year old Thai-born sensation upstaged Lowry, albeit by a single shot, in posting a two-under par 68 in very windy conditions on the Hong Kong Golf Club course in suburban Fanling. The duo was out in the morning half of the draw in the $1m Asian Tour event with Jazz, who sensationally won four times during the 2019 Asian Tour year, grabbing four birdies while ...

Lowry Returns To Hong Kong 10-Years After Playing Second Fiddle To McDowell.

It’s been a decade since a little-known Shane Lowry teed-up in the Hong Kong playing second fiddle to then US Open champ Graeme McDowell. Lowry was a lowly 139th ranked player in the world and in his last event of 2010, and at the end of a first full season in the pro ranks, the Irishman dipped to 148th in missing the Hong Kong cut for a second year in succession in the former colonial outpost. Now as the reigning Open Champion Lowry’s ranked a lofty No. 19 in the world and he’s been afforded ...

McGinley Leads Tributes To Long-Time Caddy ‘Edinburgh’ Jimmy Rae.

The New Year and a new decade are just a couple of days old and the golf world is morning the passing of ‘Edinburgh’ Jimmy Rae, the former long-time caddy to 2014 victorious Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley. Rae passed away on Thursday (January 2nd) aged 66. The Scottish-born bagman caddied for a number of players including not only McGinley but the likes of Ian Poulter, fellow Scot Andrew Oldcorn and Ireland’s Damien McGrane. But it was calling the shots for McGinley that brought ...

GolfByTourMiss Celebrates New Decade With A 10,000th Golf-Related Post In 10th Anniversary.

GolfByTourMiss.com is proudly celebrating the new decade with news of a a 10,000th post. It was just under 10-years ago GolfByTourMiss.com emerged onto the golf-reporting scene reporting triple Major-winning Padraig Harrington had joined the ‘jet set’ in purchasing his own private jet. And in 10 short years GolfByTourMiss.com has grown to proudly stand tall among our big-bucks backed website colleagues. GolfByTourMiss.com is Fatiha ‘Tour Miss’ Betscher and Bernie McGuire. In ...

Mane Shoots 65 To Capture TATA Steel Tour C’ship & Final Pro Tour Event Of 2019.

Now the following could one day be a golf trivia question. Who was the player to win the final professional event of the 2010-19 decade? India’s Udayan Mane has jumped 140 spots to be end 2019 as the World No. 412 after producing a flawless seven-under 65 on the final day to claim a thrilling one-shot win at the season-ending TATA Steel Tour Championship here on Sunday. Mane’s determined final round effort of seven-under-65 saw him establish a new PGTI record for the lowest tournament total ...

Koepka, McIlroy, Rose, Molinari, Lowry & Tiger Skipping New Decade Hawaii Starter.

Golf’s top-two world-ranked Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy along with fellow Major winning Justin Rose, Francesco Molinari, Shane Lowry and Tiger Woods have elected to skip the very first PGA Tour event of the new decade – the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. In total, seven of 41 qualified players will not tee-up in the ‘winners-only’ event commencing on January 2nd. McIlroy made his debut in the Hawaii event a year ago with a superb T4th showing but true to his ...

McIlroy Singled Out By Fellow Major Champs As ‘Golfer Of The Decade’

Fellow Major Champions have singled out Rory McIlroy as their ‘Player of the Decade’. The Holywood golfing starlet was the choice of fellow four-time Major winning Ernie Els along with the Masters winning trio of Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia and Mike Weir plus the last Major winner of the 2010-19 decade – Shane Lowry. In the past 10-years, McIlroy has won four Majors and 23 other tournaments around the globe. The next best is Brooks Koepka and while the American has also won ...