McIlroy Jumps Aboard Wells Fargo Championship Re-Focussed On His Strengths

Rory McIlroy is returning to competition for a first time since last month’s Masters but lost amid talk of the Special Golf League and the Tour’s Player Impact Program is his superb record of success at Quail Hollow and venue for this week’s Wells Fargo Championship. Eleven years ago, McIlroy celebrated the first of now 18 PGA Tour victories and posting a new course record 62 on the final day to capture the then 2010 Quail Hollow Championship. Five years later, McIlroy stormed ...

Matsuyama To Be Honoured With Prime Minister’s Award.

It was a victory to stop a nation and the Japanese nation with now recognise one of the greatest sporting achievements in the country’s history with Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama to be presented with the ‘Prime Ministers Award’. The 29-year-old Matsuyama not only brought Japan to standstill but he endeared himself to sports fans the world over in capturing the 2021 Masters. Matsuyama became the first Japanese-born male to win the Masters and also the first in 161-years to capture a ...

Smith Vows To Retain Mullet Hairstyle Despite Pleas From ‘The Misses’

When did the subject of a pro golfer’s hairstyle gain so much attention? Aussie Cameron Smith has been a walking headline of late on the PGA Tour and though he did win the Sony Open earlier this year, all the focus of late has been his hair. More precisely, his Mullet’ hairstyle and it’s being liked by so many he’s even going so far as to defy ‘the misses’ and not get his golden locks trimmed. The 27-year-old Smith has been sporting a ‘mullet’ since late last year and ...

PGA Tour Waves $40m Bonus Pool Carrot At Those Tempted To Join Rival Premier League

The PGA Tour will not come out and say ‘yes’ nor for that matter has the Tour made public the news but talk of the creation of a massive $40 million bonus pool for its 10 most popular stars can only be the carrot to stop any defection of the Tour’s top stars to the rival Premier League. The Tour labelled the ‘carrot’ the Player Impact Program and its design is to “recognize and reward players who positively move the needle” on fan and sponsor engagement, a Tour spokesperson ...

Zurich Classic Of New Orleans – All The Facts & All The Figures

  2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Pre-Tournament Notes Dates: April 22-25, 2021 Where: Avondale, Louisiana Course: TPC Louisiana (Pete Dye/2004), 36-36—par 72/7,425 yards Field size: 80 teams/160 players Defending Champion (2019): Jon Rahm/Ryan Palmer (event canceled in 2020) Purse: $7,400,000 / $1,069,6300 to each player FedExCup Points: 400 points (to each player) Format: Four-ball (Thursday/Saturday) and Foursomes (Friday/Sunday)   Things to Know The 2020 Zurich Classic ...

Power Ruled Out Of New Orleans After Testing Positive Covid-19

It has been a bitter blow to Seamus Power’s decent return to form in being ruled out of this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans after testing positive for the Covid-19 virus. Power jetted into the famed Mardi Gras city buoyed by last week’s superb share of ninth place in the PGA Tour’s secondary tour event in Las Vegas. However, in making his way to TPC Louisiana for this week’s team event, and where he was all set to again partner Canadian David Hearn, the 34-year old was shocked in ...

Cink Plays Down Thoughts Of A Sixth Ryder Cup.

It’s been 11-years since Stewart Cink represented the US in a fifth straight Ryder Cup and now after a second PGA Tour victory of the 2020/21 wraparound season the in-form 47-year old has played down thoughts of being on Steve Stricker’s Whistling Straits side. After a pair of opening 63s Cink was never really challenged in capturting a third RBC Heritage title and the 15th win of his PGA Tour career. With son Reagan on the bag, Cink went into the last day leading by five and won ...