Magnifique Matthieu Pavon Becomes First Frenchman To Win On PGA Tour

Magnifique Matthieu Pavon brilliantly captured the Farmers Insurance Open to become the first French-born golfer to win on the PGA Tour proper with his one shot success over the Torrey Pines course. Pavon, 31, incredibly birdied the last in a round of 69 to win with a 13-under and in the process earn the Touluese-born golfer a whopping $1.5m first prize cheque, a full Tour exemption to the end of 2016 while a more immediate reward for Pavon is a maiden Masters invitation. Pavon headed into the final ...

Late Jack Burke Jr & The Day I Prouldy Met Him In His Houston Office – He Shared A Masters Locker With Tiger Woods

Very sad news in learning the passing of double-major winning American John ‘Jack’ Burke Jr, just 10 days shy of his 101st birthday, and a person I had the great pleasure of meeting in his Houston office five years ago just ahead of the 2018 Masters. Burke was the son of a professional golfer, Jack Burke Sr., and capped his career winning two major titles, both in 1956, the Masters and PGA Burke also won 16 PGA Tour events between 1950 and 1963. He won four times in 1950 and five times ...

Jack Burke Jr Passes Away Aged 100 – Woods shared A Masters Locker With The Texan

Very sad news in learning the passing of double-major winning American John ‘Jack’ Burke Jr at the age of 100, and a person I had the great pleasure of meeting in his Houston office five years ago just ahead of the 2018 Masters. Burke was the son of a professional golfer, Jack Burke Sr., and capped his career winning two major titles, both in 1956, the Masters and PGA Burke also won 16 PGA Tour events between 1950 and 1963. He won four times in 1950 and five times in 1952, including ...

Bernie McGuire – Hits First Golf Shot Of 2000 At Midnight On Tonga Golf Club Course.

At the stroke of midnight, Saturday 1st January, 2000 I officially hit the first golf shot on a golf course of the new millennium. This historic golfing achievement took place on the Tonga Golf Club course in the capital of Nukuā€˜alofa. The nine-hole Tonga Golf Club course, and also known as the Manamo’ui Golf Course, is the only golf course on this tiny Pacific Island nation. Tonga is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising island with a total surface area of about 750 square ...

Monte Carlo – Videos From Golf Course 900 Metres Above To Scenes At Mediterranean Sea Level

Mention Monte Carlo and it brings thoughts of the playground for the rich and famous along with words such as glitz, glamour and luxury of the French Riviera. Monte Carlo lies not in France but in the principality of Monaco along the shoreline of the Meditterrean between Italy to the North and with France to the south. It’s one of nine regions within the principality of Monaco, and with Monaco being the second smallest principatlity in the world behind The Vatican. Monte Carlo also is a city ...

McGuire: Slumbers R & A Departure A Big Loss To Golf & One Of The Game’s Nice Guys

Martin Slumbers departure later this year as CEO of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews (R & A) will be a big loss as one of golf’s top administrators. Slumbers, 63, indicated in an R & A news release he will oversee the hosting of this July’s 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon, the return of the AIG Women’s Open to St Andrews in August and also the 43rd Curtis Cup match at Sunningdale before relinquishing his role. He also joins long-time R & A rules ...

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club – 31 Facts To Celebrate 31st Anniversary.

The up-coming inaugural 2024 DP World Tour’s Dubai Invitational brings back many fond memories in visting the host venue at the famed Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. The Tour is no stranger to the 18-hole course laid-out along Dubai Creek, featuring it’s stunning and award-winning ‘sail-like’ clubhouse, as the club hosted the 1999 and 2000 edition of the Dubai Desert Classic. It’s 31-years ago this month the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club was opened back in 1993. The ...