Archive | Europe RSS feed for this section

Tiger Woods 2002 World Golf Championship American Express Championship winner

Mount Juliet will welcome Rahm for Irish Open with another elite winners’ list

JON Rahm will be aiming to join an elite list which includes his hero Seve Ballesteros when the Spaniard targets a hat-trick of victories at May’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet. The World No. 3 has a record four Rolex Series titles to his name – and two of those have come […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Justin Rose winner of the Turkish Airlines Open in 2017 and 2018

Rose will challenge Monty’s three-peat record in Turkey at Montgomerie Maxx Royal

JUSTIN Rose will aim to become the first player in almost two decades to win three consecutive European Tour tournaments when he defends his title at next month’s Turkish Airlines Open at Antalya’s Montgomerie Maxx Royal. The Hampshire ace has been outstanding on his last two visits to Antalya, winning both the 2017 and 2018 […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Keith Pelley: European Tour no longer tolerates slow play and will act on 4-point plan

EUROPEAN Tour chief executive Keith Pelley writes about the controversy over slow play on the European Tour and explains why the Tournament Committee and the board have decided to take firm action for the 2020 season. MANY issues have affected the game of golf since I became chief executive of the European Tour – but […]

Read full story Comments are closed
One of Edoardo Molinari’s tweet on slow play

Slow play: European Tour introduces four-point plan to crack down for 2020 events

THE European Tour has announced a concrete four-point plan aimed at tackling the issue of slow play in professional golf. The plan, which will be implemented at the start of the 2020 season, was approved by the European Tour’s Tournament Committee in July and fine-tuned over the past month. It will focus on four key […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Economic impact of Paris Ryder Cup put at €235m – Sheffield University research

THE Paris Ryder Cup boosted economic activity in France by more than €235 million, according to a new report compiled by Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre . More than 270,000 people attended last September’s contest at Le Golf National to see Europe defeat the United States 17½-10½ as France hosted the Ryder Cup […]

Read full story Comments are closed
European Tour GolfSixes Cascais

Pelley questions if it is time for an innovation swing?

By European Tour Chief Executive KEITH PELLEYAN interesting discussion developed at our headquarters the other day about whether our current stretch of European Tour events – Made in Denmark, the Belgian Knockout and this week’s GolfSixes Cascais – should form an official ‘Innovation Swing’. It is debate not without merit. The golfing calendar is undoubtedly […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Why GolfSixes Cascais won’t drone on and on – final tee is set over a swimming pool

THE European Tour’s drive for innovation in golf will continue apace this week when GolfSixes Cascais heralds a new era on continental European soil for the fast and fun six-hole knockout format, which proved such a success in its first two editions in England. Team Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan will defend their title […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Essex’s Lily May Humphreys

Humphreys heading to Germany after double in Irish and Welsh Opens

ESSEX’S Lily May Humphreys will join Fairhaven Trophy winners Rosie Belsham and Callum Macfie to spearhead the England challenge in the German Boys’ and Girls’ Open at St Leon-Rot, at the end of this month. Essex’s Lily May Humphreys, completed the Irish and Welsh Open Strokeplay double over consecutive weekends earlier this month, adding them […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Francesco Molinari who will play in the 2019 USPGA at Bethpage Black

Francesco Molinari ready to face Masters champion Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black

FRANCESCO Molinari is hoping to continue his impressive Major form at this week’s USPGA Championship, as The Open Champion prepares to once again tee it up alongside recently-crowned Masters winner Tiger Woods at Bethpage. The Italian played side-by-side with Woods at Augusta National as the American famously claimed his 15thh Major title. And Molinari is […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic – there’s moonlight and putting… and flags

LIGHTS, camera… action! The Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic gets under way tomorrow (Wednesday) over the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club. The revolutionary Dubai course will host the world’s first professional day-night golf tournament on the Ladies European Tour. The field of 56 professionals had the chance to practise under the lights on Monday and […]

Read full story Comments are closed

The ‘Mad Scientist’ Bryson DeChambeau leads Masters

BRYSON DeChambeau produced an incredible finish, posting four closing birdies to share the lead with Brooks Koepka at six-under par the end of day one at the Masters. A remarkable run of scoring in the late groups stretched the field at Augusta National Golf Club. DeChambeau was among a host of European Tour players in […]

Read full story Comments are closed