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Molinari in five-way tie at the top of Made in Denmark leaderboard with Murray

EDOARDO Molinari was among a group of five players tied for the lead at five-under par as blustery conditions made for a tricky day of scoring in round one of the Made in Denmark tournament. The three-time European Tour winner had got to seven-under par at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort. But as the winds […]

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McGowan leads in Czech Challenge and hopes for first win since Sunshine Tour

SURREY’S Ross McGowan and Robin Roussel lead the D+D REAL Czech Challenge by one shot at the end of round one at Kaskáda Golf Resort. The Englishman carded a five-under par round of 66 – his lowest opening round since last year’s edition of the Czech event – and his lowest round on the European […]

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Roussin-Bouchard’s Evian knowledge equals fast start by Meghan MacLaren

NORTHAMPTIONSHIRE’S Meghan MacLaren and French amateur Pauline Roussin-Bouchard hold a one-shot lead after the first round of the Jabra Ladies Open, played in beautiful, warm and sunny conditions at Evian Resort Golf Club. The pair fired matching three-under par 68s in the dual ranking event between the Ladies European Tour and its developmental tour, the […]

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Evian qualifier sharpens Solheim Cup focus for Carly Booth at Jabra Open

THE Solheim Cup dream is still alive for many of the European players in the field at this week’s Jabra Ladies Open at Evian Resort Golf Club, where Scotland’s Carly Booth will be making a push for Team Europe qualification. The top three players on the European points list in line for automatic qualification following […]

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Broadhurst won’t throw KitchenAid sink at Oak Hill to retain PGA Seniors title

PAUL Broadhurst believes that remaining level-headed at Oak Hill Country Club is key as he prepares to defend the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship he won in stunning fashion 12 months ago. The 1991 Ryder Cup player recovered from a one over par first round at Harbor Shores, playing his next three rounds in 20 under […]

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McElroy leads IFX Payments Championship as EuroPro Tour kicks off at Brocket Hall

BALLYMENA’S Dermot McElroy lead The IFX Payments Championship after shooting a seven-under par round of 66 at in thee PGA EuroPro Tour’s season opener at Brocket Hall, on Wednesdady. McElroy, a member of the Great Britain and Ireland winning Walker Cup team at Royal Aberdeen, in 2011, was consistent throughout his first round chalking up […]

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Rory McIlroy looking for a Renaissance at Scottish Open

RORY McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, with the four-time Major champion bringing further star power to The Renaissance Club, in North Berwick, in July. The former World No. 1 will tee it up in Scotland, the Home of Golf, as the third event in the 2019 Rolex Series […]

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Wallace sets sights on Race to Dubai title – Made in Denmark of course

MATT Wallace has already set his sights on the 2019 Race to Dubai title and he hopes a successful defence of his Made in Denmark trophy can propel him towards that ultimate season-ending prize. The Hertfordshire ace has been in fine form in the run-up to his title defence at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort, […]

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Monty heads from Seniors Open to London Club for Staysure PGA Championship

COLIN Montgomerie, who set the course record with a stunning nine-under par 63 at the 2018 Staysure PGA Seniors Championship, will tee it up at Kent’s London Golf Club when the Championship returns from August 1-4. The victorious 2010 Ryder Cup Captain made his debut at the Championship last year and set the International Course […]

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Sergio Garcia will host Andalucia Masters after Estrella signs five-year deal

SPANISH lager giants Estrella Damm has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of the Andalucía Masters in a major five-year deal. Major champion Sergio Garcia heralded the new era for the event by confirming he will return to defend his title at the end of June. The winner of the Green Jacket in 2017 […]

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Koepka keeps calm to retain Wanamaker Trophy with his fourth Major win in 2 years

BROOKS Koepka secured his place in golfing history with a two-shot triumph at the USPGA Championship, where he went wire-to-wire to become the first male player to win his first four Major titles in less than two years. On a brutally challenging day at the famously difficult Bethpage Black Course, the 29-year-old was made to […]

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Koepka creates USPGA record at Bethpage as 65 opens up seven-shot lead

BROOKS Koepka made history at the US PGA Championship as the American recorded the lowest 36-hole score in Major Championship history, obliterating the rest of the field at Bethpage to move seven shots clear after a second round 65 moved him to 12 under par. The 29-year-old former European Tour winner and Challenge Tour graduate […]

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Gloucestershire And Somerset Regain Haines Cup

Gloucestershire And Somerset Regain Haines Cup Comfortable win over Devon Paul Gravell captained his Gloucester and Somerset PGA team to victory over Devon PGA  at the Players Club’s over his home courses in the annual match at his home club. After suffering heavy defeats in the last two matches the home team regained the Haines […]

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Thompson uses driver well to shoot 66 at Sotogrande

ENGLAND’S Charlotte Thompson said she was absolutely buzzing after shooting a six-under-par 66 – her career best score on the Ladies European Tour – to lead after the first round of the inaugural La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational. The 26-year-old from Chelmsford, Essex, said: “What a start! What a great course, what a great day […]

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USPGA champion Koepka lets class shine through at New York’s Bethpage Black

BROOKS Koepka’s USPGA Championship title defence got off to a perfect start at Bethpage Black  as an almost effortless seven-under 63 moved the American one clear of Danny Lee, while Tommy Fleetwood was three shots further back in outright third. Koepka is aiming to make it four victories in eight Major appearances this week and […]

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Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew calling time on her LPGA career

SCOTLAND’s Catriona Matthew – Europe’s Solheim Cup captain – has confirmed she will be stepping away from the LPGA this year and will be playing more on the Ladies European Tour in the future. The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, from July 17-20, will be her last LPGA event on US soil and she will […]

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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 15th Major title, and Molinari is […]

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Successive Wins For In-Form Hunt

Successive Wins For In-Form Hunt Six birdie start in Charity Day at Filton Talented young WelshmanToby Hunt (St Mellons) achieved back-to-back victories in the latest West Region PGA outings. He started by winning at Cumberwell Park in the Sprint Series for young players followed by further success in the PGA West’s Captain’s Charity event at […]

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Challenge Tour announces ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm

THE European Challenge Tour  has announced it will host the first ISPS HANDA World Invitational for men and women to be held in Northern Ireland, in August. The European Tour’s drive for inclusivity in golf  – starting with April’s Jordan Mixed Open and the announcement last week of the first disabled tournaments to be run […]

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Westwood to resume host role at Newcastle’s Close House for British Masters

THE Betfred British Masters will return to Close House, in Newcastle upon Tyne, in 2020 with former World Number One Lee Westwood becoming the first player to host the European Tour tournament twice. Following the success of this year’s event at Hillside Golf Club in Southport, where Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood took on the […]

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