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McIlroy Reckons He Can Deny Molinari To Capture Fourth Race-To-Dubai Title.

Rory McIlroy, and after electing not to board the Turkish Airlines Open, reckons he can climb to European No. 1 in next week’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship. McIlroy enters this week’s penultimate Nedbank Challenge trailing Euro 1.9m and in eighth place in the Race to Dubai behind Italy’s Edorado Molinari. Molinari and the six others ahead of McIlroy on the money list, are not teeing-up in this week’s Gary Player hosted event and presenting McIlroy the chance with victory of bridging ...

Harrington Secures Last Seat On Nedbank Challenge Charter Flight

Padraig Harington secured one of the last seats on a special near nine-hour Turkish Airlines and despite failing to qualify automatically for the Thursday starting Nedbank Challenge. Harrington posted a last round 72 for a six-under par tally and a share of 35th but in the bigger Nedbank picture was three place shy of qualifying for the event before being handed a post Turkish Airlines Open invitation to the event around an hour after the event ended. “I’m in the Sun City field anyway as I have ...

Rose Determined To Enjoy Christmas Turkey Dinner As World No. 1

Regnum Caya Resort, Belek, Turkey … Justin Rose is determined to make his reign as the new World No. 1 a long one after capturing a play-off victory in the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek. Rose defeated China No. 1 Haotong Li at the first extra play-off hole when the 23-year Shanghai-born golfer three-putted for bogey to hand the Englishman his 19th pro career victory. The win, and 20-years after turning professional, also is the first time in Rose’s career he has successfully defended a ...

Lowry Hits The Regnum Caya Sack Dreaming Of Turkish Airlines Closing 64

Shane Lowry joined Padraig Harrington watching TV coverage of the Liverpool and Arsenal 1-all draw and then headed to his Regnum Caya hotel bed promising a 64 on the final day of the Turkish Airlines Open. Hours earlier, Lowry produced his best score of the Rolex Series event in sighing for a four-under par 67 that handed him an eight-under par tally on the stunning Bellek course. China’s Haotong Li is set to create further European Tour history after seizing a three-shot lead heading to the final ...

Knox’s Patience Tested By Turkish Airlines Last Hole Double

Russell Knox’s patience was tested when the Scot doubled the last on day three of the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek. Knox found himself pushed back well into economy class and dropping from a business-like bogey-free top-10 before finding water with his last drive in a round of 69 to be just inside the top-20 at eight-under par. China’s Haotong Li is set to create further European Tour history after seizing a three-shot lead heading to the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek. Li, ...

Delight For Tartan Foursome Earning Full 2019 European Tour Cards.

Scotland’s golfing stocks have received a huge boost with four players – Grant Forrest,  Liam Johnston, Robert MacIntyre and David Law – earning full 2019 European Tour membership. The Tartan foursome finished among the leading 15 on the overall season money list after four rounds at the secondary Challenge Tour Ras Al Khaimah Grand Final on the Al Hamra course in the UAE. It will also be the first time all four have held a full European Tour card. Forrest, 25 birdied four of his closing ...

Haotong Li On Verge Of Creating European Tour History At Turkish Airlines Open

China’s Haotong Li is set to create European Tour history after seizing a three-shot lead heading to the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek. Li, 23 brilliantly holed his second shot for eagle at the 10th hole and managed six birdies in a blistering eight-under par 63 to move to 17-under on the Regnum Caya course. England’s and defending champion, Justin Rose (69) and Frenchman Alex Levy (66) share second place on 14-under par. Li commenced his round sharing fifth place and trailing ...