Poutler Declares His Ryder Cup Playing Days Are Over But Does Not Close A Future Captaincy Door

‘Mr Ryder Cup’ Ian Poulter probably was stating the brutally obvious in declaring his days of playing in a European Team are over. Poulter’s now aged 48 and last pulled on the European team colours in 2021, a year proir to men’s professional golf being torn apart with the formation of LIV. ‘Poults’ is among many LIV stars who were deemed ineligible along with the likes of Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood after they resigned their DP World Tour memberships to sign ...

Syme Pleased To Birdie The Last In Another Windy SDC Championship Testing Round

It was still windy on day two of the SDC Championship but making it even more tricky, as Scot Connor Syme said, was that it was blowing from the opposite direction on the St. Francis Links course at Eastern Cape in South Africa. Syme, 32, was out in the morning half of the draw and found himself in and out of the lead in the event over his opening nine holes thanks to three birdies and just the one dropped shot. However, the Scot headed to his inward nine, and the outward half on the course only ...

Meronk Reveals He Decided To Join LIV The Very Next Day After Being Overlooked For Rome Ryder Cup Selection

We are learning further details that Polish-born powerhouse golfer Adrian Meronk actually made-up his mind he wanted to join LIV Golf the very next day after being overlooked for 2023 European Ryder Cup team selection. It was September 3rd, 2023 when European captain Luke Donald announced his full Rome side, and with Donald revealing that day he had spoken in private to Meronk ahead of the formal team announcement advising him that his name was not on his list of players he was taking to Rome. Of ...

Syme Feeling At Home In The Tough Eastern Cape Conditions At SDC Championship

Scotland’ Connor Syme wasted little time getting himself back into contention on a tough opening day for all competitors at the SDC Championship at the Eastern Cape in South Africa. Syme, 28, felt right at home in the bright but windy conditions, posting seven birdies in a five-under 67 to end the round just two shots behind the leading South African duo of Pieter Moolman and Shaun Norris on the exposed St. Francis course laid out close to the Indian Ocean. Fifer Syme teed-up just four days ...

Happy Landing – The Spanish Senior Open Trophy Has Touched Down In Ireland

Good news with newly-crowned Irish-born Joe Lyons being reuninted with his Spanish Senior Open victory trophy. In one of the more bizarre golf-related stories for some time Lyons and his wife, Vera arrived at Seville Airport to board a return flight to Cork However, the Lyons’ had extra luggage in the form of the trophy the 51-year-old, and reigning Irish Seniors Open champ, was handed in also adding this Spanish title to his golfing CV and winning the event by four shots. hUnfortuantely, ...

Syme Full Of Praise For Scottish Gem Ladybank In Being One Off The Lead In Kenya.

Scot Connor Syme was full of praise for the Scottish golfing gem Ladybank after posting a four-under 67 to be straight into contention and just a shot from the front after day one at the Magical Kenya Open near Nairobi. Syme, 28, is making his sixth start in the Kenyan event and capped his day grabbing five birdies including two in a row near the end of his round. The Scot is among six players just a shot behind Dutchman Darius Van Driel who posted a 66 on the 111-year-old host Muthaiga club course. Syme ...

McIlroy To Sign With LIV Golf – Former Manager Believes It Could Happen

Once vehement LIV Golf opponent Rory McIlroy could very well shock the golf world to the core and announce his signing with the breakaway league. That’s the view of McIlroy’s former manager, Andrew ‘Chubby’ Chandler. Chandler’s International Sports Management (ISM) managed McIlroy from the time he turned professional in late 2007 and for four years till October, 2011 when McIlroy appointed good friend Sean O’Flaherty to manage his business affairs. And while McIlroy has been opposed ...