BMW Championship
10/30/2014
Tournament Preview The Final Series begins Thursday in Shanghai, China, at the Lake Malaren Golf Club.Tee times were announced Tuesday with some truly remarkable pairings as the top 60 players in the Race to Dubai standings, along with 18 other invitees, fill out the card.Not every player from the...
Perth International
10/22/2014
Tournament PreviewThe last chance for any golfers still seeking to sneak into the Race to Dubai top 60 starts Thursday Down Under at the Perth International, being played at Lake Karrinyup Country Club.The field is surprisingly deep for the end of the season – three former Major winners are include...
Rory Mcilroy to miss1st two stops in final series
10/21/2014
Leading into the Final Series of the Race to Dubai, world No. 1 Rory McIlroy has looked all but assured of winning the overall title given his huge money lead – given he has more than double the earnings of the No. 2 man on the list, Sergio Garcia.All that changed this week when McIlroy announced h...
Match play champ ilonen joins race to dubai top 10
10/21/2014
Finland’s Miko Ilonen not only made himself a whole lot of money by winning last week’s Volvo Match Play Championship, he also propelled himself into the Race to Dubai’s Top 10.Ilonen became the 19th European Tour player to crack €1 million this year with his big win, propelling him to 10th in the...
Frenandez-castano tops "scrabble rankings"
10/19/2014
The overwhelming power of statistics has proven over the years that you can rank golfers in just about anyway possible.Sure ,there’s the actual world golf rankings, which are confusing at best, but tolerable; then there’s the FedExCup, the Race to Dubai, the money lists, longest drives, lowest aver...
“Wee Welshman” Comes Up Big at Dutch Seniors
10/16/2014
On the advice of friend DJ Russell, Dutch Senior Open participant Ian Woosnam took a lesson from European Tour Performance Institute pro Jacques Rivet.The lesson paid off dramatically, as Woosnam came firing back from a stroke back to win the tournament by five strokes. Woosnam shot a 71-69-68 – 20...
Volvo World Match Play Championship
10/15/2014
15/10/14, Wednesday Graeme McDowell and Thongchai Jaidee, the two finalists at last year’s Volvo World Match Play Championship, opened up the 2014 edition with wins on Wednesday.Northern Ireland’s McDowell took a 3 & 2 victory over France’s Alexander Levy, who was fresh off his win at the rain-...
Porutgal Runner-Up Colsaerts Into Dubai Top 60
10/13/2014
Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts made the most of his first-round 60 at the Portugal Colsaerts last Thursday, finishing second in the rain-soaked tournament and propelling himself into the Top 60 of the Race to Dubai standings with just three tournaments to go until the Final Series starts October 30.Co...
Rain Makes Levy Portugal Masters Champion
10/13/2014
We’ll never know what could have been for Alexander Levy at the Portugal Masters – but what was through two rounds will have to be enough.Bad weather cut short the already-abbreviated tournament on Sunday, with the results after 36 holes made official and Levy coming away with the title with his 63...
Rory McIlroy Foundation Opens Cancer Centre
10/12/2014
Rory McIlroy has won a lot of money on the PGA and European Tours this year. Last Wednesday, he gave a whole lot of it back.McIlroy was on hand for the official opening of the Daisy Lodge in Northern Ireland, a therapeutic break center for families affected by cancer. The Rory McIlroy Foundation do...
Portugal Masters
10/9/2014
Tournament Preview Having taken a two-week break to watch their very best royally trounce the American side to claim yet another Ryder Cup, the European Tour starts running on all cylinders again this week with the Portugal Masters as players scrap for one of the precious few remaining spots in the...
Report: Tom Watson Ripped US Ryder Cup Team
10/4/2014
Multiple sources are saying the same thing about the second-to-last day at the Ryder Cup for the US Team – that it ended with captain Tom Watson ripping the team’s play, mocking a gift it gave him and criticizing the games of several European players.If true, the uncomfortable outburst, which took...
Golf Club Designer Scores Big on ‘Shark Tank’
10/3/2014
Kronos Golf, an independent golf club maker, had its moment in the spotlight, rather passionately, on last week’s season premier of ABC business reality show Shark Tank, where several wealthy investors consider pitches from young entrepreneurs.Phillip Lapuz, one of the two co-founders of the compan...
Rory McIlroy Wins PGA Player of the Year
10/3/2014
In a result that surprised no one on this planet, Rory McIlroy wont he PGA Tour’s Player of the Year trophy on Thursday.It’s his second time to win the crown, introduced in 1990. The only other men to win it twice are Tiger Woods, Greg Norman and Nick Price.McIlroy was one of only two players, the...
Has NASA Found a Golf Ball on Mars?
10/3/2014
Few images are more iconic than that of NASA astronauts hitting golf balls on the moon … but did one of them make it all the way to the red planet?A recently released photo taken by a NASA Rover on Mars certainly seems to indicate so. A very golf-ball-esque item is seen sitting on an outcropping of...