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Bradley Ends Six-Year Winless Drought Winning Rain-Affected BMW Championship

Philadelphia, PA …. Keegan Bradley brilliantly ended a six-year winless drought with victory at the first extra play-off in the rain-affected BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia. Bradley, 32 denied England’s Justin Rose, and who despite losing to his American rival becomes the new World No. 1. Bradley (64) and Rose (67) had completed regulation play tied at 20-under par on a very softened Aronimink course. The win is Bradley’s first since capturing the 2012 WGC – Bridgestone ...

Rose’s Bittersweet World No. 1 Reward After BMW Play-Off Loss

Philadelphia, PA … Justin Rose has become the golf’s new World No. 1 despite the bitter disappointment of losing a play-off in the rain-affected BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia. Rose is the fourth Englishman in the 32-year history of the World Rankings to become the game’s top and comes two years after he was crowned the 2016 Oympic Gold Medal champion. The 38-yer old Rose displaces American Dustin Johnson who had lead for a total of 181 weeks since February 2015. Johnson finished ...

McIlroy Could Roar The Loudest In France Suggests Woods.

Newton Square, PA …. Rory McIlroy could roar the loudest later this month in the Ryder Cup says Tiger Woods. The McIlroy and Woods friendship will be put aside when the duo tee-up in Versailles but with under three weeks to the much-anticipated showdown Woods has spoken kindly of McIlroy’s game. Woods and McIlroy got together for a 9-hole practice round last Tuesday in the now seriously rain-affected BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia. And Woods said he saw enough in the nine ...

Spieth Staring A Five-Figure Tour Fine Should BMW Be Reduced To 54-Holes

Newtown Square, PA … In a bizarre scenario, three-time Major winning Jordan Spieth is staring at a five-figure PGA Tour fine should the final round of the BMW Championship be washed-out in suburban Philadelphia. And to make matters worst for the Texan he could still be fined if the event goes it’s full 72-hole distance. Any thought of a start to Sunday’s final round in the $US 9m event was dampened at 2pm local time with steady rain still falling on the host Arnomink course. Rain ...

Tour Officials Hopeful Of Completing BMW Monday In Rain-Drenched Philly

Newton Square, PA … PGA Tour officials remain sceptical of completing the final round after continuing rain ruined any chance of a start to play Sunday at the BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia More than three inches of rain since late on Thursday night has drenched the host Aronimink course and it was still raining when at 2pm local time players were advised of the decision. The Tour will attempt to start the final round at 7am Monday local time with a two-tee start and the 69 remaining ...

Knox Calls For Changes To European Ryder Cup Selection Process

Philadelphia, PA … Top Scot Russell Knox has called for changes to the European Ryder Cup team selection process. For a second Ryder Cup in succession, Knox has fallen just short of qualifying for a first European Tour and after also having won a tournament, or two events in the case of the 2016 selection process, and not been affored a ‘wildcard’ pick. European Team captain, Thomas Bjorn over-looked in-form players, such as Rafael Cabrera-Bello, triple Tour winning Matt Wallace ...

PGA Tour Determined To Play Full 72 BMW C’ship Holes Including A Tuesday Finish

Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA … The PGA Tour indicated they intend, if weather permits, to play the full 72-holes of the rain-affected BMW Championship on a very rain-softened Aronimink course in Newton Square, PA. And if necessary, the tournament will go into Tuessday to determine a winner of the $9m event. This was the advice of PGA Tour tournament director, Slugger White who also indicated some three inches of rain has fallen on the suburban Philadelphia course since overnight Thursday. “Clearly ...