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McIlroy Heading To US Open In Winning Form With Historic Canadian Open Repeat Success

Rory McIlroy heads into this week’s US Open in the best possible form after successfully defending his RBC Canadian Open title in Toronto. It had taken three years due to the stricker Covid lockdown measures in Canada since McIlroy won the 2019 event on debut and now after a sizzling closing day 62, he’s a repeat champion winning by two shots at 19-under. McIlroy is also only the fourth player since WW2 to successfully defend this year’s 111th hosting of the Canadian Open, and with victory ...

McIlroy One Round Shy Of A Career First Should He Retain RBC Canadian Open Title

Rory McIlroy is just one round shy not only capturing a second straight RBC Canadian Open title but successfully defending a tournament for a first time anywhere in his 32-tournament winning career. McIlroy signed for a five-under-par 65 and now heads to the final round of the $8.7m event sharing the lead at 10-under-par with American Tony Finau, who seized an eagle and seven birdies in a career low eight-under 62. Four players – Justin Thomas (63), Sam Burns (65), Wyndham Burns (68) and Alex Smalley ...

Schwartzel Creates Golfing History Capturing Maiden Live Golf Invitational

Six years ago, Charl Schwartzel started the year with a bang. Two tournament wins in his first four starts in 2016. Since then? A victory drought. He made 136 consecutive starts without a win while suffering a wrist injury that cut short one season. It was a tough stretch to endure for the one-time major champion and winner of 23 worldwide events. But he persevered – and on Saturday, he took home golf’s biggest tournament prize, winning the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational London and its $4 million ...

Bright Canadian Open Defence Start For McIlroy But On A Dark Day For Golf

Rory McIlroy produced a bright four-under-par start to the defence of his RBC Canadian Open title but on a day overwhelmingly overshadowed by the PGA Tours decision to suspend all those Tour members who teed-up in the historic opening event of the LIV Tour outside of London. McIlroy had waited three years since he posted a sizzling final round 61 to capture the 2019 edition of the Canada’s premier men’s tournament. His opening day score of a four-under-par 66 included six birdies to leave ...

Aussie Rules With Connor McKinney Capturing St. Andrews Links Trophy.

Aussie Rules with Connor McKinney has added the prestigious St. Andrews Links Trophy to his Australian Amateur trophy with a two-shot victory on the famed Old Course that in a month’s time will host the 150th Open Championship. The 19-year-old McKinney, who was born in Scotland but moved with his family to Perth in Western Australia since he was 12-years of ago, is the second Australian to win the coveted tournament, and now joining Victoria’s Stuart Bouvier who captured the second hosting ...

Matsuyama Given Memorial Red Card After Putting White Paint On Face Of His Driver

You would think that someone of Hideki Matsuyama’s stature or those around him would not have allowed him tee-up in any tournament for fear of being kicked out after what was described as ‘white out’, the paint-like substance we used to correct mistakes on paper, appeared on the face of one of his clubs That’s exactly was happened to the former Masters champion and ​present World No. 12 when he was unceremoniously thrown out of the Memorial Tournament midway through his first round Thursday ...

Ferguson ‘Constantly Battered’ As He Strives For Double Dutch Delight

Scot Ewen Ferguson admits he’s felt being ‘constantly battered’ as he continues to eye a Dutch Open double delight heading to the weekend rounds of the championship in Cromvoirt. The reigning Qatar Masters champ heads to day three sharing 19th place but only six-shots shy of the lead in the 102nd edition of the premier Dutch event on the host Bernardus course for a second year running. Portugal’s Ricardo Gouveia double-bogeyed the 11th but then eagled the 12th in a round of 66 to head the ...