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Bjorn Named As A First 2023 European Ryder Cup Vice-Captain

It really comes as no surprise that Thomas Bjorn has been named European captain Henrik Stenson’s as one of his vice-captains for next Ryder Cup in Italy. The 51-year-old Bjorn was announced today (Wednesday) by his fellow Scandinavian as Europe seek to regain the trophy from Zach Johnson’s USA lead team later next year in Rome. It will be Bjorn’s fifth stint as a vice-captain, while he was also captain when Europe humbled the Jim Furyk led USA side at the Le National on ...

LIV Golf Unveil 2023-2025 Expanded Event Schedule

LIV Golf has announced an ongoing commitment to golf’s global growth via an expanded 2023-2025 event schedule, highlighted by a $2 billion investment that promises to unlock the sport’s untapped worldwide potential and grow the game’s audience for the next generation. The investment will be used to fund ongoing expansion and prize purses for the new LIV Golf schedule. The new schedule includes 10 events in 2023 followed by a full season of 14 events in 2024 and 2025. Tournaments will take place ...

PGA Of America Boss In Desperate Talks To Have Mickelson Defend In Tulsa

PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh remains in damage-contol mode as he seeks confirmation from embattled Phil Mickelson he will return to competitive golf to defend what will be his 30th PGA Championship title in Oklahoma. Mickelson, 51, has been persona non grata in golf circles since his controversial thoughts on the Saudi-backed breakaway league, comments that also saw him dropped by a number of personal sponsors. And it is understood, the green jackets at Augusta National reacted by advising Mickelson ...

Olesen Sensationally Returns To Winner’s Circle With BetFred British Masters Triumph

Dane Thorbjorn Olesen sensationally ended a four-year victory drought, claiming a sixth Tour win, holing a curling, downhill monster 35-foot birdie putt at the last to win by a shot at 10-under. Olesen, 32, went into the last day leading by three but with three to play he was two off the lead after a round of just one birdie but also five bogeys, and then proceeded to eagle the 17th for a second day running and then birdie the last as he had also done a day earlier. Three years ago, Olesen’s ...

McIlroy Wrapped-Up Under Five Layers Stays Calm Amid Well Fargo Choas.

Rory McIlroy found calm amid chaos, wearing five items of clothing in producing the second-best round in continuing wet and miserable conditions on day three at the Wells Fargo Championship in Maryland. The defending tournament champion was two-over after two holes but then played the next seven in four-under, ahead of nine closing pars in a two-under-par 68 to jump just over 40 spots and sharing sixth place on two-under. Fellow PGA Championship winner, Keegan Bradley celebrated his 1000th PGA ...

Ramsay On A Promise Daughter Olivia Gets To Put Her Toys In Betfred British Masters Trophy

Scotland’s Richie Ramsay remains quietly confident of ending a seven-year winless drought and, in the process, dedicating Betfred British Masters success to his six-year-old daughter, Olivia. Ramsay, 38, fought back from a mid-round double-bogey while leading, and though hitting back with a next hole birdie, his third-round level par 72 sees him tied at eight-under and four shots off the lead. Dane Thorbjorn Olesen muscled his way to a three-shot lead, finishing eagle and birdie in a three-under ...

Birthday Boy McIlroy Wishing For A First Career Defence Victory

Birthday boy Rory McIlroy may be out of his North Carolina victory comfort zone but it won’t deter him in blowing out the candles on a hopeful career first successful defence at this week’s Wells Fargo Championship in Maryland. There were the sounds of ‘Happy Birthday’ for the now 33-year-old as he teed-up in Wednesday morning’s Pro-Am ahead of this week’s event, and for a first time, in 19-year history of the Wells Fargo Championship being on the TPC Potomac course. The Euro 8.53m championship ...