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Rory McIlroy’s the Latest Golfer to Pull Out of Rio Olympics

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Rory McIlroy’s the Latest Golfer to Pull Out of Rio Olympics
Rory McIlroy announced yesterday he would not be participating in the 2016 Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus. The 27-year-old released a statement on Wednesday stating his primary concern is that of his family. “After speaking with those closest to me, I’ve come to realize that my health, and my family’s health, comes before anything else,” said McIlroy...Read More

Rory and Mark’s Bromance Goes Viral

General Golf News
Rory and Mark’s Bromance Goes Viral
When you’re starting to get serious about your golf game counting the World’s Number Two as a close and personal friend definitely doesn’t hurt. Just ask the actor Mark Wahlberg. The Ted star took to social media last week to commemorate a major milestone for any golfer – sinking a hole-in-one! But unlike us mere mortals, Wahlberg’s ace came courtesy of a golf ba..Read More

Ian Poulter Named Vice-Captain for Ryder Cup

Ian Poulter, Eng
Ian Poulter Named Vice-Captain for Ryder Cup
English golfer Ian Poulter has been named a Vice-Captain for Darren Clarke’s 2016 Ryder Cup Team. The announcement on Monday came after Poulter was effectively ruled out of the 12-man squad because of injury.  Last week the Titleist player announced he was taking four months off due to an arthritic right foot.  Leaving the 40-year-old little chance of qualifying for this year&r..Read More

Sergio Garcia Wins AT&T Byron Nelson for the Second Time

Sergio Garcia, Esp
Sergio Garcia Wins AT&T Byron Nelson for the Second Time
Sergio Garcia picked up his ninth PGA Tour title this weekend in Texas at the AT&T Byron Nelson, putting an end to a nearly four-year winless drought on the American tour. Garcia stormed into contention late in the day Sunday. Despite dropping two balls in the water early on, he was able to claw his way back up to finish the day at 2-under-68. Tying Brooks Koepka at 15-under and sending th..Read More

Rory McIlroy Secures Emotional First Win of 2016

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Rory McIlroy Secures Emotional First Win of 2016
Rory McIlroy was visibly moved after winning the Irish Open yesterday, securing his first victory of 2016 during his home tournament at the K Club in Co. Kildare. The best of @McIlroyRory's final round in 150 seconds.https://t.co/Nq58NRTlOR — The European Tour (@EuropeanTour) May 22, 2016 The Nike Golf player dazzled during the final holes of Sunday’s round. Coming from 1-stroke b..Read More

Adam Scott Dubs Jason Day “Tiger-esque” after TPC Sawgrass Win

Adam Scott, Aus
Adam Scott Dubs Jason Day “Tiger-esque” after TPC Sawgrass Win
World number one Jason Day continues his dominance of golf, yesterday winning The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. Day’s latest victory marks his seventh win in 17 starts, a record that has many comparing the Australian to another great golfer – Tiger Woods. Leading the comparison charge after yesterday’s win was Day’s compatriot Adam Scott. “We..Read More

Rory McIlroy Chooses Open de France over Bridgestone

Rory McIlroy, Nir
Rory McIlroy Chooses Open de France over Bridgestone
Rory McIlroy has announced he will play in the Open de France this summer instead of the Bridgestone Invitational. A move McIlroy believes will better prepare him for the Open Championship. The two events clash this year as the summer Olympics forced the PGA to reshuffle the WGC – Bridgestone to the same week as the Open de France. A move that has totally miffed European Tour bosses. ..Read More

Justin Rose Teams Up With Niall Horan for Cancer Research UK

Justin Rose, Eng
Justin Rose Teams Up With Niall Horan for Cancer Research UK
English golfer Justin Rose and One Direction’s Niall Horan are teaming up to host a gala dinner and golf tournament in May to support Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens. The private charity event will be held the last weekend in May and features a dinner hosted by Kirsty Gallacher and catered by Jamie Oliver and his Fifteen Team.  Added bonuses include a performance from Olly Murs..Read More

Tiger Woods Vs Phil Mickleson Vs The World

US Golf Tour
Tiger Woods Vs Phil Mickleson Vs The World
Things look to be heating up between two of history’s greatest golfers.  As the last major of the season begins tomorrow at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are looking to build upon their recent triumphs.  Translation - we could be in for quite a showdown between two of the PGA Tour’s most successful veterans. See also - P..Read More

Tiger Woods Ups the Ante for PGA Championship with a Solid Win in Ohio

Tiger Woods, USA
Tiger Woods Ups the Ante for PGA Championship with a Solid Win in Ohio
It was a win that left other players in awe of his abilities. As Tiger Woods sailed to a seven-stroke victory at the Bridgestone Invitational this past weekend he left his fellow golfers in his awesome wake. As the last major of 2013 beckons Woods looks ready to take on the challenges of Oak Hill and perhaps finally capture his 15 major title.   Woods all but solidified his victory during ..Read More

Sergio Garcia Leads the Pack at Deutsche Bank Championship

Sergio Garcia, Esp
Sergio Garcia Leads the Pack at Deutsche Bank Championship
It has been a rough year for Sergio Garcia.  Plagued by an irreverent comment directed at Tiger Woods earlier this summer, the pressure of the world’s attention seemed to stall the Spaniard’s game.  Making for a pretty uneventful year on Tour.  That was until this weekend in Boston.  Garcia enters the final round of today’s Deutsche Bank Championship at the..Read More

Tiger’s Race to Beat Sam Snead’s 82

Tiger Woods, USA
Tiger’s Race to Beat Sam Snead’s 82
For most of the season all anybody has talked about in terms of Tiger Woods is his failure to capture another major win.  With the Nike great stalled at number 14 since 2008 it’s easy to focus on this lack of another major, but that doesn’t mean he’s had any old run-of-the-mill season.   As the first of four FedEx Cup playoff events begins today, Woods states he is ..Read More
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