Legends Results - Woosnam and Lyle
4/29/2009
Former Ryder Cup captains Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle were eighth after the second round of the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament in Savannah in Georgia. The pair, rivals on the European Senior Tour, paired up and followed their first round 10-under-par 62 , with a four-under...
Thongchai Jaidees Breaks Into Top 50
4/28/2009
Former Thai paratrooper Thongchai Jaidee's has moved into the world’s top 50 for the first time in his career following his second win of the season on the European Tour. Jaidee, who uses a Callaway FT-9 driver and Callaway X-Forged irons, Added the Ballantine’s Championship in South Korea to the...
Jimenez Attempts to Defend his Title
4/27/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQSpain’s Miguel Angel Jiménez will attempt to become only the third man after England’s Nick Faldo and Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie to successfully defend the BMW PGA Championship next month.Jiménez, who uses a Ping G10 driver, Ping GiSi Tec woods and Ping...
Lehman and Langer win the Liberty Legends
4/27/2009
Tom Lehman and Bernhard Langer won the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf with victory at the second play-off hole in Savannah, Georgia. Lehman, who became the 13th player in Champions Tour history to win his debut, sank the winning putt in a bizarre sudden death play-off against Craig Stadler and Jef...
CA Cricket Player Update - Jacob Oram
4/27/2009
CA Sports-sponsored Jacob Oram struck a whirlwind 41 from just 29 balls but it was not enough to save the Chennai Super Kings from defeat in their latest Indian Premier League match in Durban. Oram, who uses a CA Plus 12000 cricket bat, replaced the injured Andrew Flintoff in the Chennai side and...
Lanny Wadkins Elected for World Golf Hall of Fame
4/24/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQLanny Wadkins, who won a PGA Championship at Pebble Beach and played on a record-equalling eight Ryder Cup teams, has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame.Wadkins, who uses Nike golf clubs, was elected on the PGA Tour ballot, receiving 61 percent o...
Oram Next Big Player to Sign With CA
4/24/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQNew Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram has become the latest big name player to sign a contract with cricket bat-makers CA Sports. Oram, one of only six New Zealanders to have completed the double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in Test cricket, will use a...
Jaarsveld Carries on From Last Season
4/24/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQKent's former South Africa batsman Martin van Jaarsveld carried on where he left off last season by taking a century off his former county Northamptonshire on the second day of the County Championship Second Division match at Canterbury.Van Jaarsveld, who...
Monty Heads Entries at Italian Open
4/23/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQNew Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie heads the entries for the BMW Italian Open title at Royal Park I Roveri in Turin next month.Montgomerie, who uses Yonex golf clubs including a Cyberstar Nanospeed Driver and Cyberstar Nanospeed Fairway Woods, will b...
Inzy Signs For APL
4/23/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQInzamam-ul-Haq is reported to be one of seven former Pakistan cricketers who have signed to play in an new American Premier League international Twenty20 tournament in New York.Inzamam, who uses a CA 10000 cricket bat, have been playing in the ’rebel’ Ind...
Hoey and McDowell Back Challenge Ireland
4/23/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEuropean Tour champions and former Walker Cup team-mates Michael Hoey and Graeme McDowell have backed the Challenge of Ireland which will be played at the Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort in Ireland in June.Ryder Cup player McDowell, who uses Stuburt sho...
Turnberry Lengthened by 250 Yards
4/23/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQThe Turnberry course has been lengthened by nearly 250 yards since it last staged the Open Championship 15 years ago.This year’s tournament will be staged there from July 16 to 19 but major changes have been made to ensure that the Scottish course tests t...
Monty Confirms to Play in Spanish Open
4/23/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQNew European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has confirmed that he will compete in next week’s Spanish Open in Girona.Montgomerie, who uses Yonex golf clubs including a Cyberstar Nanospeed Driver and Cyberstar Nanospeed Fairway Woods, has made a late...
Danny Lee Signs With Callaway
4/22/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQUS Amateur champion Danny Lee has signed an equipment contract with Callaway Golf at the start of his professional career.The talented 18-year-old, the world’s number one-ranked amateur, will endorse all Callaway Golf equipment and golf balls, carry a Cal...
McDowell Faces Stiff Competition
4/21/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQIrishman Graeme McDowell will face stiff opposition this week as he defends the Ballantine’s Championship at the Pinx Golf Club on the Korean Island of Jeju. McDowell, who uses a Callaway Fusion FT3 driver, Callaway X-Forged wedges and Callaway X-Tour 3-w...
Luke Donald Hopes Second Place is Enough
4/21/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQHertfordshire’s Luke Donald hopes that his second place in last weekend’s Verizon Heritage can set him up for the rest of the year.Donald overcame moderate opening opening rounds of 73 and 70 at the par-71 Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina to shoo...
Scott Strange Wins Volvo China Open
4/20/2009
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Ryder Cup Captain Insist he Will Not be Affected
4/16/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEurope’s new Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has insisted that the role will not affect his European Tour goals.Montgomerie, who uses a Yonex Cyberstar Nanospeed driver and Yonex Cyberstar Nanospeed foirway woods and irons, was named as captain for ne...
Tony Jacklin Celebrates 40th Anniversary
4/16/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQGolfing great Tony Jacklin will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his triumph in The Open by playing in the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall near Solihull in August.Jacklin, who will also celebrate his 65th birthday this year, will jo...
McGrane Returns to Biggest Win of his Career
4/14/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQIrishman Damien McGrane will return to the scene of the biggest win of his career when he competes in the Volvo China Open at Beijing CBD International Golf Club in China.Last year McGrane romped to the title with a nine strokes win to claim his first Eur...
Ochoa Feels No Pressure
4/14/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQMexico’s Lorena Ochoa insists that she is feeling no pressure as the world’s number one female golfer.Ochoa, who uses a Ping Rapture driver, Ping G-10 3-wood and Ping Redwood 2B putter, has made an impressive start to the season having won the Honda LPGA...
Cabrera Climbs into Top 20
4/13/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQAngel Cabrera has climbed into the Top 20 of the World Golf Rankings following his dramatic play-off win in the Masters in Augusta on Sunday.The Argentinian, who uses a Ping Rapture driver, and Ping irons, has moved up 51 places to 18th in the world havin...
Cabrera First Argentinian to Win Masters
4/13/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQAngel Cabrera became the first Argentinian to win The Masters by beating Kenny Perry in a play-off at the Augusta National.Cabrera used the same putter - a Ping i Series - that won him the 2005 BMW PGA Championship to sink a seven footer to stay alive and...
Spanish RyderCup Players Head Strong Contingent
4/13/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQFour former Ryder Cup players, José Maria Cañizares, Antonio Garrido, Manuel Piñero and José Rivero, will head a strong Spanish contingent when the European Senior Tour visits Mallorca for the first Son Gual Mallorca Senior Open next month.Garrido, along...
Immelman Plays Down his Chances
4/8/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQDefending champion Trevor Immelman has played down his chances of retaining his title when The Masters gets underway at the Augusta National tomorrow.Last year the South African held off a strong challenge from Tiger Woods to win the coveted Green Jacket....
TaylorMade Announce New Signing
4/8/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQTaylorMadeGolf have announced they have signed Rory Sabbatini, a four-times winner on the PGA Tour, as one of their staff players. The South African, currently ranked in the World Golf Rankings Top 50, will play TaylorMade equipment an...
Mickelson Extends Equipment Contract
4/8/2009
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Gary Player Makes Final Appearance
4/7/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQGolfing great Gary Player has announced that he will be making his final appearance in The Master at the Augusta National this week.The South African veteran has won the tournament three times since his debut at Augusta National in 1957 but has decided to...
Brett Lee Tries to Speed up Recovery
4/7/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQAustralia fast bowler Brett Lee has flown to South Africa in an attempt to speed up his recovery from an ankle operation.Lee, who uses Woodworm cricket bats, has not played since he broke down with the injury in the Boxing Day Test against South Africa in...
Casey Takes US PGA Tour Victory
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEngland’s Paul Casey claimed his maiden US PGA Tour victory by taking the Shell Houston Open title with a play-off win over JB Holmes.Casey, who uses a Nike SaSQuatch Sumo driver took his first United States title in 77 starts.Casey, 31, has won nine tour...
Hoey Wins First Professional Tournament
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQFormer Brtish Amateur champion Michael Hoey staged a stirring fight back to capture his first European Tour title in the Estoril Portuguese open at Oitavos Dunes.Hoey, from Northern Ireland, came from five shots back and then beat Spain’s Gonzalo Fernande...
Mickelson Hopes to Remove all of his Mistakes
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQPhil Mickelson hopes that he has got all of his mistakes out of his system at the Shell Houston Open as he attempts to win a third Green Jacket at the Masters in Augusta this week.The left-hander, who uses a Callaway FT-9 driver, Callaway Big Bertha Diabl...
Andy Flower Hopes for Relationship with Strauss
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQAndy Flower hopes that the working relationship he forged with new captain Andrew Strauss during the tour of the West Indies will help him to become England’s new coach.Former Zimbabwe batsman Flower is due to be interviewed by the England and Wales Crick...
Casey Climbs World Rankings
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEngland’s Paul Casey has climbed to a career-high position of sixth place on the Official World Golf Rankings after his maiden US PGA Tour victory at the weekend.Casey, who uses a Nike SaSQuatch Sumo driver, also gave himself a boost ahead of this week’s...
Harrington Hopes to Make History
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQPadraig Harrington will attempt to make European golfing history when he tees off the The Masters at the Augusta National this week.The Irishman is one of 50 European Tour members invited to the first Major of the year and he will be attempting to become...
England Leave New Captain Out of Squad
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEngland have left new captain Andrew Strauss out if their provisional squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in June.Strauss, who uses a Gray Nicholls Powerbow cricket bat, feels that his game is now suited to the crash-bang-wallop format of the Twenty20 game s...
Monty Confirms to Play in Irish Open
4/6/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEurope’s new Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has confirmed that he will play in The 3 Irish Open at County Louth Golf Club in Baltray next month.Montgomerie, who uses Yonex Cyberstar Nanospeed irons, Yonex Cyberstar Nanospeed fairway woods and a Cyber...
Flintoff and Pietersen Fit for West Indies
4/3/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQKey pair Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen have been passed fit in England's one-day series decider against West Indies in St Lucia on Friday.All-rounder Flintoff and star batsman Pietersen, both former users of Woodworm cricket bats, were both injured...
Lillee Tips Brett Lee to Bounce Back from Injury
4/3/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQFormer Australia fast bowling great Dennis Lillee has tipped Brett Lee to bounce back from his injury problems and torment England’s batsmen in this summer’s Ashes series.Lillee gave England a torrid time in partnership with Jeff Thomson in the mid-1970s...
Kjeldsen Gets Recognition from the Queen
4/3/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQSoren Kjeldsen has been honoured by the Queen of Denmark in recognition of the biggest win of his career to date, last year’s Volvo Masters.Kjeldsen won the last-ever Volvo masters in Sotogrande in Spain last November when he led the tournament wire-to-wi...
Amateur Golfers Get Tour Feel
4/3/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQAmateur golfers in Surrey, Hertfordshire and Bristol will have the chance to get an idea what the life of a tour professional is like when the Callaway Golf Tour Truck visits later this month.Golfers will be able to have their performance analysed by Flig...
Monty Wants Win at Celtic Manor
4/2/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQEurope’s new Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie insists that “no stone will be left unturned” in the attempt to win back the trophy at Celtic Manor in Wales next year.Montgomerie, who uses Yonex Cyberstar Nanospeed irons, Yonex Cyberstar Nanospeed fairwa...
Torrance Back on Familiar Ground
4/2/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQFormer champion Sam Torrance will be back on familiar territory when he tees off in the Estoril Open de Portugal on April 2.Former Ryder Cup captain Torrance, who uses a Slazenger K1 Fast Driver, recorded back-to-back wins in the tournament in 1982 and 19...
Tim Stewart Clinches Place for Open
4/2/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQAustralian Tim Stewart, who just missed out on a place in The Open two years ago, has clinched his place in The Open at Turnberry in July.Stewart, who signed an equipment contract with Nike when he turned professional last year, survived a nine-man play-o...
Greg Norman Signs With TaylorMade
4/1/2009
Paul Bolton, sports writer for The Sports HQFormer world number one Greg Norman has signed an agreement to play with TaylorMade equipment.Though Norman is an investor in MacGregor golf equipment, the Australian will use all TaylorMade this season, from the R9 driver to the TP Red LDP golf ball."The...