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‘JT’ Praises Tiger & Rory But Rules Out Likelihood Of Peace In Men’s Pro Golf

…. Albany, The Bahamas ​Justin ‘JT’ Thomas has praised Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy but ha​s​ poured cold water ruling-out the likelihood of any foreseeable peace between the warring factions in men’s professional golf. Thomas, and speaking ahead of the opening round of the 2022 Hero World Challenge, is nowada​​ys one of Woods’ closest friends while he’s a great friend also to McIlroy. McIlroy has very much become a spokesperson for the PGA Tour and ...

The Continued Mellowing Of Tiger Woods … Jon Rahm Adds His Chapter.

.… Albany, The Bahamas  It is an old expression, and it was an expression I recall double English-born World 500cc motor-bike champion Barry Sheene once used and that is ‘the people you pass on the way up, you ​​pass on the way back down’. It’s an expression one c​​ould use in all walks of life and Sheene drew on the phrase in describing a rival, who clearly was intent of caring little about those around him and focussed solely on riding his way to a championship title. Of course, ...

Fleetwood: “No Guarantee Irish Or Scottish Will Be Paired In Hero Cup”.

  …. Albany, The Bahamas GB&I Hero Cup captain Tommy Fleetwood says there is no guarantee the Scottish duo of Ewen Ferguson and Robert MacIntyre will be paired in January’s inaugural staging of the event. The double Tour winning pair of Scots were among eight players chosen by Fleetwood to take-on a Francesco Molinari led European team and with each captain still to name a ninth player ahead of the event from  January 13th to 15th in Abu Dhabi It will be a first pro-team event ...

Woods Helping Out Amateur Pair As Rain Spoils Hero World Challenge Pro-Am

​…… Albany, The Bahamas  The pre-tournament prepartions of all 20 players in this year’s Hero World Challenge have been washed-out with intermittent heavy rain spoiling Wednesday’s pro-am at the host Albany course. Overnight rain delayed tee-times by 45-minutes and with event rookie Shane Lowry, and due to initially hit off last at 10.44am not getting to the first teee till 11.30am local time. However Lowry managed to play just ​six​ holes ​of an already ‘slossy’ ...

Lowry: “Tiger Woods Is The Reason I Started Playing Golf.”

... Albany, The Bahamas “Tiger Woods was one of the reasons I started playing golf and a reason why I kept playing golf.” The words from Shane Lowry ahead of teeing-up for a first time in this week’s Woods hosted Hero World Challenge. It’s the 23rd hosting of the event won by Woods on five occasions while the 15-time major winner has finished-up on a similar number of times. Irish-born golfers have done well with Padraig Harrington winning in 2002 and Graeme McDowell in 2010 and 2012. Lowry ...

Woods Sings Glowing Praise Of McIlroy ‘As A True Leader’ In PGA Dealings With LIV-Related Matters

  … Albany, The Bahamas  You could not have asked for a more glowing tribute than Tiger Woods declaring Rory McIlroy to be a ‘true leader’ for his role in the PGA Tour dealings with LIV Golf. McIlroy has become an unofficial spokesperson for the PGA Tour, taking his role as Chairman of the Tour’s Players Committee to unprecedented new heights given the on-going controversy to embrace men’s professional golf. The three-time major winning McIlroy has not wavered in taking ...

Woods Jokes Of All 206 Bones In The Human Body He Knows Which One’s Hurt

Tiger Woods was in good spirits despite his clear discomfort in joking of all the 206 bones of the human body he knows which ones hurt and this after the latest injury to befall the 15-time major champion. Woods was limping appreciably in entering and leaving the media centre at his week’s Hero World Challenge, and a day after news he has withdrawn from the 20-player as he deals with a plantar fasciitis under his right foot. While plantar fasciitis is rarely a symptom of a serious health condition, ...