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Rory McIlroy Makes Return Just in Time to Defend PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Rory McIlroy Makes Return Just in Time to Defend PGA Championship
The world’s number one golfer Rory McIlroy has announced he is “100 percent” fit and ready to take on the final major of the year, the PGA Championship. McIlroy, who has been out of competitive play since injuring his left ankle on July 4, told reporters yesterday, “To play golf, it’s 100 percent.” Adding, “To go back on a soccer pitch, it wouldn&rsquo..Read More

Tiger Woods Granted Sponsor Exemption for Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods, USA
Tiger Woods Granted Sponsor Exemption for Hero World Challenge
American golfer Tiger Woods has been granted permission to play in the Hero World Challenge later this year, despite not being in the Top-50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. We guess it would be a bit strange if the host of an event was fit to play and couldn’t participate. Hence, it makes sense Woods would seek claim on one of two sponsor exemptions for the event. The Hero World ..Read More

Zach Johnson to Introduce the Claret Jug to his Green Jacket

Zach Johnson, USA
Zach Johnson to Introduce the Claret Jug to his Green Jacket
Zach Johnson wasn’t the winner most were betting on, but by last night the unassuming golfer had secured the Open Championship, marking his second major title victory. For only the second time in its history the Open was extended to a fifth day of play after rain and wind delays disrupted play on Friday and Saturday.  The Monday finish proved successful for three golfers, including ..Read More

Friendly Game of Football Turns Disastrous for Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Friendly Game of Football Turns Disastrous for Rory McIlroy
On Monday Rory McIlroy announced he would be withdrawing from this week’s Scottish Open due to ruptured ligaments in his left ankle. The 26-year-old took to his Instagram account to show the world just what can happen when friends get together for a game of football.  Posing in a boot and standing on crutches, McIlroy confirmed his injury telling followers. “Total rupture of ..Read More

Martin Kaymer gets his Feet Wet for Birdie at the BMW International

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Martin Kaymer gets his Feet Wet for Birdie at the BMW International
German golfer Martin Kaymer showed us he knows how to stay cool even when faced with a particularly difficult situation.  Shooting out of a pond at yesterday’s BMW International Open to ultimately make birdie on the hole. Most golfers can relate to trying to salvage a bad shot, just hoping you can make good on a golf ball stuck in an unfortunate hazard.  But 30-year-old Kaymer..Read More

Martin Kaymer Wins his First U.S. Open

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Martin Kaymer Wins his First U.S. Open
Germany’s Martin Kaymer has claimed his second major win after a stunning four rounds at Pinehurst No. 2. The 29-year-old finished on a 9-under 271, securing his first U.S. Open title, 8-strokes ahead of America’s Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton. Kaymer’s impressive run makes him only the 8th man in history to win the event after leading all four rounds. “No one was cat..Read More

Rory McIlroy On Fire as He Wins 11th PGA Tour Title

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Rory McIlroy On Fire as He Wins 11th PGA Tour Title
Nike golfer Rory McIlroy is proving he more than deserves his number one ranking in the World.  Winning his 11th PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Championship. McIlroy stole the show in North Carolina.  Stunning both his competitors and spectators with a sensational course record round Saturday of 61.  Leaving little chance for the 26-year-old to be caught during the..Read More

Rory McIlroy Wins WGC-Cadillac Match Play and Hits Impressive Record

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Rory McIlroy Wins WGC-Cadillac Match Play and Hits Impressive Record
Rory McIlroy has hit another milestone shared by golfers Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.  Securing ten wins on the PGA Tour before his 26th birthday after claiming victory at Sunday’s WGC-Cadillac Match Play. The Northern Irishman narrowly missed the opportunity, squeezing in number 10 just one day before his 26th birthday.  Defeating Gary Woodland 4&2 at Harding Park in San..Read More

Justin Rose Secures First Win of 2015 at Zurich Classic

Justin Rose, Eng
Justin Rose Secures First Win of 2015 at Zurich Classic
After an incredible bogey-free weekend, English golfer Justin Rose has captured his 7th PGA Tour title at the Zurich Classic. Finishing 1-stroke ahead of Cameron Tringale. With the tournament greatly affected by inclement weather, golfers were forced to abandon their games on Saturday, waking up Sunday to finish round three before completing their final rounds. Rose proved to be in the winnin..Read More

Jim Furyk Ends Nearly 5-Year Winless Streak

Jim Furyk, USA
Jim Furyk Ends Nearly 5-Year Winless Streak
It’s been almost half a decade since Jim Furyk enjoyed victory on the PGA Tour, but that all changed with his win on Sunday at the RBC Heritage. Furyk was able to hold his nerve during a playoff with Kevin Kisner to secure his first title since 2010 at the Harbour Town Golf Links.  Marking the 44-year-old’s 17th career win on Tour. A consistent top-10 tournament finisher, Fur..Read More

Rory McIlroy’s Famous Caddie at Augusta

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Rory McIlroy’s Famous Caddie at Augusta
Did Rory McIlroy really use a caddie more famous than himself at Augusta yesterday?  If you’re a One Direction fan, the answer is yes! The Nike player employed famous friend, Niall Horan to help him get his bag around the course during the Par 3 Masters Contest on Wednesday to delight of many fans. Horan seemed at ease with his new career choice.  Despite a slight “slip&..Read More

Adam Scott will go Back to his Anchored Putter for The Masters

Adam Scott, Aus
Adam Scott will go Back to his Anchored Putter for The Masters
Adam Scott has confirmed he will be reverting back to his trusty anchored putter for next week’s Masters Tournament. With the anchored putter ban set to take effect in 2016 Scott had switched to a traditional putter at last month’s WGC-Cadillac Championship. After three events using and struggling with the Odyssey White Ice Core #7, the Titleist player has told the Australian Ass..Read More
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