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Villegas Voted New PAC Chairman Ahead Of Next January Joining Tour’s Policy Board

Five-time tour-winning Camilo Villegas has been voted new chairman of the PGA Tour’s Player Advisory Council (PAC). Villegas will chair a committee of 16 players including the likes of World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and Justin Thomas. Villegas joins five other player directors in Tiger Woods, Patrick Cantlay, Adam Scott, Webb Simpson and Peter Malnati. As we well know from the events these past two years taking place outside-the-ropes, the PAC advises and consults with the PGA Tour Policy Board ...

No Doubting Jack’s Presence At PGA National & This Week’s Coznigant Classic

Legendary Jack Nicklaus has been hosting the now renamed Cognizant Classic since 2007 when tournament’s main beneficiary is the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. This week’s host Champions course was opened in late 1981 before being completely redesigned by Nicklaus in 2002, and with the three-hole stretch of the 15th, 16th and 17th holes affectionately known as “The Bear Trap.” Nicklaus and wife, Barbara along with the families live all within an easy drive ...

McIlroy Surprisingly Goes Easy On Gooch & His Masters Asterisk Quote

Four-time major-winning Rory McIlroy faced the media ahead of this week’s inaugural Cognizant Classic, fielding a variety of questions from within the comfort of the media centre at PGA National at Palm Beach Gardens. McIlroy faced questions dealing with the present state of his game, his thoughts on whether he thinks this week’s host course has been toned-down since he last teed-up in 2018, the reason why he’s ended his six-year absence to compete this week and quizzed at this ...

Cognixant Classic – Facts & Figures On Some Of The Stars Teeing-Up PGA National

  The inaugural Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches is the second of two Full-Field Events leading up to the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard. Chris Kirk won the 2023 Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches in a playoff over Eric Cole, earning his fifth PGA TOUR title and first since the 2015 Charles Schwab Challenge (snapped a winless drought of 7 years, 9 months, 13 days). Kirk, who won The Sentry to open the 2024 season, enters the week No. 4 in the FedExCup standings. ...

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, ...

MacIntyre Delighted To Be Teeing-Up This Week In His New Home State

Top Scot Robert MacIntyre gets to tee-up in his new home state of Florida for a first time in his rookie PGA Tour season at this week’s Cognizant Classic at West Palm Beach. The $US 9m event is around a 160-mile drive, south on the Florida Turnpike from MacIntyre’s rented Isleworth Estate abode in Orlando. The Oban lefty will be riding easy after last week’s season-best of a T6th at the Mexican Open earned MacIntyre a cool £stg 223,270 and with just a second pay cheque in his five starts this ...

Fortrose & Rosemarkie GC Set-Up GoFundMe Page To Fund Enormous Storm Erosion

The Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club located in the Highlands of Scotland, unfortunately experienced some of the worst damage in the history of the club at the end of October 2023 brought on by Storm Ciaran. Of course, Fortrose and Rosemarkie was not alone as Scottish golf clubs up and down the east coast of the Home of Golf nation also suffered damage. Unfortunately, Storm Ciaran flexed its muscles menacingly at Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Links, as the accompanying photographs taken ...