DP World Championships
11/18/2015
Tournament PreviewSeven players can win the overall Final Series entering Thursday’s DP World Championship Preview, a record for the event’s short history.Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett are the co-favorites, with each man basically just needing to finish ahead of the other, while not having Shane L...
Golf Birthdays: November 16-22
11/17/2015
November 16Glen Day, winner of the 1999 MCI Classic, turns 50.Corey Pavin, winner of the 1995 US Open and a 15-time winner on the PGA Tour, turns 56. His first tournament win came in 1984, and he was the PGA Player of the Year in 1991. He came within a few strokes of winning all four Majors between...
Jaidee Jumps Ahead at Shanghai
11/16/2015
Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee fired a 66 on Saturday, allowing him to take a one-stroke lead at the BMW Masters, making up three shots over the course of the round.Lucas Bjerregaard had led the field after two rounds, but Jaidee jumped in front with two birdies on the back nine.Korea’s Byeong-hun An...
Broberg Wins First Title at BMW Masters
11/16/2015
Kristoffer Broberg picked a great time for his first win on the European Tour, winning the third leg of the Final Series with a playoff victory over American Patrick Reed.The birdie on the first playoff hole was actually less dramatic than the way he made it into the extra stanza, sinking a 12-foot...
Seven in the Hunt for Race Title
11/16/2015
The European Tour is getting exactly what it wanted out of the DP World Tour Championship, the overall Race to Dubai title still within reach of a whopping seven players.The seven are Rory McIlroy, Danny Willett, Justin Rose, Shane Lowry, Louis Oosthuizen, Branden Grace, and Byeong Hun An.Any of th...
Jordan Spieth to Play Dubai
11/13/2015
Jordan Spieth will take on the best of the European Tour on their own turf, sort of.Spieth is signed up for the Race to Dubai finale next week, where he will match strokes against Rory McIlroy for the first time since the PGA Championship.For McIlroy, it’s a chance to win the Final Series for the s...
BMW Masters
11/11/2015
Tournament Preview With Rory McIlroy opting to skip this week’s leg of the Final Series, Dannny Willett has a great chance to take the overall lead away from the No. 3 player in the world.Willett, Louis Oosthuizen, and Shane Lowry, ranked second, third, and fourth in the Race to Dubai standings, wi...
Golf Birthdays: November 8 -15
11/9/2015
November 8Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee turns 46. He has won seven European Tour titles and 13 Asian Tour titles, the second-most all-time behind fellow Thai Thwon Wiratchant. His first three European Tour wins came in Asian events; his last this past September at the Porsche European Open.  His...
wgc-hsbc champions
11/9/2015
Scotland’s Russell Knox picked one heck of a time to record his first European Tour title. Knox’s second straight 68 got him to 20-under and assured him the victory at the WGC-HSBC Champions Sunday in Shanghai, earning him €1.264 million and 1.33 million points in the Race to Dubai Final Serie...
Willett Challenges McIlroy for Dubai Lead
11/9/2015
With his big surge to third place at the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday, England’s Danny Willett has closed the gap on Rory McIlroy for the top spot in the Race to Dubai rankings.McIlroy has 3,393,923 points to Willett’s 3,319,710, a difference of just 74,213. It’s the closest anyone’s been to McIlro...
Golf Birthdays: October 30 – November 7
11/5/2015
October 30Joe Daley, winner of the 2011 Senior Players Championship, turns 55. Daley won two tournaments on the Web.com Tour earlier in his career.Phil Tataurangi, the New Zealander who won the 2002 Invensys Classic at Las Vegas, turns 44. Tataurangi finished 39th at the 2003 Masters.October 31Russ...
WGC-HSBC Champions
11/4/2015
Tournament PreviewIt’s more than just the best of the European Tour on hand at The WGC-HSBC Champions beginning Thursday in Shanghai, China; US players Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, and Rickie Fowler are also on hand for the second event of The Final Series.US players h...
Thomas, Dubuisson Into Top 35
11/3/2015
CIMB Classic winner Justin Thomas vaulted up the charts to No. 30 in the world following his win in Malaysia on Sunday. Formerly known largely as Jordan Spieth’ good friend on Twitter, Thomas has finished third in his other event this year, the Frys.com Open.Jason Day retained his No. 1 ranking for...
Dubuisson Takes Turkish Title
11/2/2015
Victor Dubuisson scored the biggest victory of his five-year career on the European Tour Sunday, winning the Turkish Airlines Open by one shot to kick off The Final Series in style.With the win and the €1.028 million paycheck, Dubuisson jumps into the Top 10 in the latest Race to Dubai standings at...