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Inverness Club to host US Junior Amateur in 2019 (The Associated Press)

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Inverness Club has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the host site for the 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, to be contested July 15-20.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 5:13 pm

Brad Fritsch wins Web.com Q-school by 7 shots (The Associated Press)

Brad Fritsch, of Canada, lines up a putt on the first green during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brad Fritsch of Canada earned full status on the Web.com Tour by closing with a 5-under 66 to win the qualifying tournament by seven shots. It was the second-widest margin at Q-school in the last 25 years.


Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 11:32 pm

A season only seems long when it never ends (The Associated Press)

The idea that the PGA Tour calendar is too full depends on how you look at the calendar.

Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 10:13 pm

Rory McIlroy is European Tour golfer of the year (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this July 19, 2014, file photo, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after playing an eagle on the 18th green during the third day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England. Tied for the lead with six holes remaining in the third round, he capped off a final hour of brilliance with a 5-iron from 239 yards that he knew was great when the ball was in flight. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy has been chosen as the European Tour player of the year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped the money lists in Europe and the United States.


Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 10:08 pm

A year defined by every club in the bag (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this March 2, 2014, file photo, Paula Creamer of the UNited States celebrates after winning the HSBC Women's Champions golf tournament in Singapore. Creamer made a 75-foot eagle putt to win. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair, File)

Winston Churchill would have been impressed.


Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 5:21 pm

McIlroy named European Tour’s Golfer of Year (Reuters)

World number one and defending champion Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the fourth and final round of the Australian Open golf tournament at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney November 30, 2014.    REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy has been named the European Tour’s Golfer of the Year for the second time in three seasons, capping an outstanding 2014 for the world number one. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman landed the British Open title in July and the U.S. PGA Championship crown in August — the third and fourth majors of his career — before winning three points as Europe retained the Ryder Cup in September. …


Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 9:17 am

McIlroy wants to speed things up to attract more youngsters (Reuters)

World number one and defending champion Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits a shot on the 17th hole during the fourth and final round of the Australian Open golf tournament at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney November 30, 2014.    REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON (Reuters) – World number one Rory McIlroy has urged golf’s rule-makers to quicken the game up at grass-roots level in order to make it more attractive to youngsters. More people are watching the sport on television these days but fewer are taking to the fairways and the 25-year-old Northern Irishman believes something needs to be done to reverse the trend. “Everything’s so instant now and everyone doesn’t have as much time as they used to so you maybe try some way of speeding the game up,” McIlroy told BBC radio. “The viewership in golf is up but the participation is down. …


Posted on 15 December 2014 @ 8:11 pm


Sky Sports - Great Britain

R&A confirm 2017 venues

The Amateur Championship will return to Royal St George’s for the 14th time in 2017, the Royal and Ancient has confirmed.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 4:00 pm

Gallacher aiming high

Stephen Gallacher has set himself “massive goals” for next year as he looks to build on a memorable 2014 campaign.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 10:38 am

Roaring Back: McIlroy’s 2014

Re-live one of the greatest comeback years in golf as Sky Sports reflects on a remarkable 12 months for Rory McIlroy.

Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 2:48 pm

Torrance hits out at Faldo

Sam Torrance has criticised Sir Nick Faldo for labelling Sergio Garcia “useless” on the eve of September’s Ryder Cup.

Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 9:15 am

McIlroy wins European honour

Rory McIlroy has added another prestigious award to his fast-growing collection after being named Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year for 2014.

Posted on 16 December 2014 @ 9:05 am

Murray’s magic moments

Ewen Murray reflects on a memorable 2014 for European golf, spearheaded by Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer and Paul McGinley’s victorious Ryder Cup team.

Posted on 15 December 2014 @ 6:44 pm

Grace storms to victory

Branden Grace steamrollered his way to his first European Tour title in two years thanks to a seven-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Posted on 14 December 2014 @ 3:03 pm

Golfblogger - Great Britain

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Indian Express - India

Despite scandal, Tiger Woods cracks $1.3 bn in career earnings, tops Golf Digest 50 list

Woods is yet to reach pre-scandal endorsement totals but has bounced back from a 2011 low of $62 mn.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 7:21 am

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki in match-play, get engaged

McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year his engagement to tennis star Wozniacki.

Posted on 1 January 2014 @ 9:00 pm

Gaganjeet Bhullar completes the formalities, wins in Indonesia

Bhullar sank all his three birdies on Sunday on the back-nine 11th, 13th and 14th.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Rory McIlroy birdies 72nd hole to capture Australian Open

McIlroy nervelessly sank a 10-foot birdie putt at the 18th to finish on 18-under-par.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 9:24 am

I still have 7-8 years of golf left in me: Jeev Milkha Singh

Jeev Milkha Singh is on a two-week long break from the sport in his hometown Chandigarh.

Posted on 6 October 2013 @ 6:31 pm

Tiger Woods named PGA Tour player of the Year

Tiger Woods was named on Friday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a record 11th time.

Posted on 27 September 2013 @ 4:15 pm

Double delight! Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedExCup

Henrik Stenson held his nerve to fend off a last-day charge by Jordan Spieth.

Posted on 23 September 2013 @ 9:39 am

Golf Week - United States

Organizers postpone Royal Trophy days before set date

The Royal Trophy, which is a Ryder Cup-style event featuring teams from Europe and Asia, was postponed Tuesday two days before it was set to begin.

The Royal Trophy, which is a Ryder Cup-style event featuring teams from Europe and Asia, was postponed Tuesday two days before it was set to begin.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 9:27 pm

U.S. Junior headed to Inverness Club in 2019

The 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will be played at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.

The 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will be played at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 8:03 pm

Cuba’s economic rebirth could make golf a reality

President Barack Obama'€™s announcement Dec. 17 of a new era in Cuban-American relations, including normalized diplomatic recognition and some modest restrictions in trade, represent considerable steps for golf in that country.

President Barack Obama’€™s announcement Dec. 17 of a new era in Cuban-American relations, including normalized diplomatic recognition and some modest restrictions in trade, represent considerable steps for golf in that country.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 7:07 pm

Champions Tour 2015 schedule includes new event

The Champions Tour announced its 26-event schedule for 2015 on Wednesday.

The Champions Tour announced its 26-event schedule for 2015 on Wednesday.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 6:34 pm

Foley, .500 rule, substitution drives convention

For the first time in many years, the annual Golf Coaches Association of America National Convention in Las Vegas was laid back and presented a lot of reasons to smile.

For the first time in many years, the annual Golf Coaches Association of America National Convention in Las Vegas was laid back and presented a lot of reasons to smile.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 6:14 pm

GW Senior Amateur 2015 – LaQuinta

La Quinta Resort hosts Golfweek's Senior Amateur in April.

La Quinta Resort hosts Golfweek’s Senior Amateur in April.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 4:31 pm

Tiger Woods-designed El Cardonal opens for play

The first Tiger Woods-designed golf course is up and running. Woods' project at Diamante in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is complete, and officially opened Dec. 16.

The first Tiger Woods-designed golf course is up and running. Woods’ project at Diamante in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is complete, and officially opened Dec. 16.

Posted on 17 December 2014 @ 4:27 pm


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