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Will Augusta National Do The Right Thing – Honour OWGR Top-50 Not Exempt With 2020 Masters Invitation

The big question as Monday March 30th appears and will Augusta National honour the four players currently inside the top-50 on the World Rankings, and not yet exempt, with an invitation to tee-up later this year in the 2020 rescheduled Masters The four are the Americans Collin Morikawa (OWGR 44th) and Scottie Scheffler (45th) along with newly-engaged South African Christiaan Bezuidenout (47th) and McDowell (49th). Read full story – http://www.golfbytourmiss.com/2020/03/augusta-national-refuses-to-comment-over-march-30th-world-top-50-masters-qualification/

Augusta National ‘No Comment’ Over March 30th World Top-50 Masters Qualification.

Augusta National will not commit to advising if it will honour a 2020 Masters invitation to those players currently inside the top-50 on the World Rankings as at tomorrow – Monday March 30th. The Georgia-based Masters organising club was approached by the www.golfbytourmiss.com and with a leading official replying:  “Unfortunately, it would be premature to share our thinking on the reschedule or the field.  We will make sure to share this information as soon as it becomes available.” One ...

Oakmont & Pinehurst No. 2 Hinted As Likely Winged Foot U.S. Open Alternatives

Fellow U.S. Open venues Oakmont and Pinehurst No. 2 are being suggested as an alternative should Winged Foot be ruled-out in hosting the June 18th to 21st championship. The Rockland/Westcherster Daily News is now reporting unless there’s a rapid improvement on the coronavirus front the year’s third Major Championship will be postponed to move to either August or September. If so, September 10th to 13th is already being suggested as likely dates. Construction workers and volunteers were ...

Love 111 & His Wife Escape Serious Injury After Fire Totally Destroyed Their Sea Island House.

Former US Ryder Cup Captain and 21-PGA Tour winner, Davis Love 111 and his wife, Robin were fortunate to escape serious injury after fire totally destroyed their Sea Island residence in Georgia. Love 111, who led the USA to victory over the Darren Clarke captained European Team at the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, went onto his Twitter account to say he and his wife were safe. The Love’s were the only one’s in the house. Glynn County fire chief R.K. Jordan said there were no injuries to ...

La Manga Club Brilliantly Setting Example Fighting Coronavirus Fears.

The famed La Manga Clubit is leading Spanish golf courses in setting an example in the fight against the Coronavirus. The business, leisure and sports complex located in Cartagena, Murcia, has decided to donate essential products to three local charities with the aim of helping those who need it most during the COVID-19 crisis. Together we can all help beat COVID-19. Given the current global situation caused by COVID-19, La Manga Club has donated different types of food to three local charities to ...

Open Championship On Slimmer Tenterhooks With Unconfirmed Reports U.S. Open Now Postponed.

The Open Championship remains on even slimmer tenterhooks with reports, and not official, the U.S. Open has become the third of the four men’s Majors’ to be postponed. The U.S. Open is set to be third of the four men’s Majors to be postponed given the New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ‘executive order’ last week halting all non-essential businesses in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. New York has been one of the hardest hit of all American States by the Coronavirus and ...

Ryder Cup Captaincy Foursome Lead Tributes To Late Irish Great John O’Leary.

The Ryder Cup Captaincy foursome of Padraig Harrington, Sam Torrance,  Paul McGinley and Thomas Bjorn have led the tributes at the passing of Irish golfing legend, John O’Leary. Leary, and aged 70, passed away earlier today (FRD) after a long illness though it is not believed to be Coronavirus-related. The Dubliner turned professional in 1970 and a year later, and in his first full season, he made the cut in The Open at Royal Birkdale. O’Leary won four times in his pro career including two victories ...