Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gareth Bale builds golf course in his back garden

Rael Madrid star striker Gareth Bale has built a three hole golf course at his home in Glamorgan, Wales encorporating the best features of his favourite courses around the world.

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Slow conference about slow play

I shall describe this as succinctly as possible. Because they spent two whole days discussing the subject. Two days? I would have put them on the clock. There was a summit meeting at St Andrews last week called “Time For … Continue reading

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Foreign Secretary enters the Wentworth row

Following a meeting of Wentworth members on Friday a letter from Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond MP was made public. Mr Hammond is also the local MP for Runnymede and Weybridge which covers Wentworth. Referring to Wentworth’s new owners decision to … Continue reading

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Matt Jones beats Jordan Spieth to win the Australian Open

Matt Jones, who won the Houston Open on the PGA Tour this year, held off a charge from defending champion Jordan Spieth to win the Australian Open today. Taking a three shot lead into the final day Jones, 35, began … Continue reading

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Adam Scott still not keen on the Olympics

Ahead of the Australian Open this week Adam Scott reiterated that he’s still not very interested in representing Australia in the Olympic Games. He’s referred to the golf event as an exhibiton and hasn’t decided yet whethet he may be … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods becomes US Ryder Cup Vice Captain

They sure have a lot of them. Jim Furyk, Steve Stricker, Tom Lehman and now Tiger Woods are vice captains to Davis Love for the 2016 Ryder Cup. And there’s still room for one more. All those thoughts about what … Continue reading

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McIlroy wins DP World Tour Championship and the Race To Dubai

Rory McIlroy silenced the critics who said he shouldn’t have been competing by winning the DP World Tour Championship and his third Race To Dubai title in four years. He proved once again what an outstanding competitor he is by … Continue reading

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Keith Pelley’s Bold Moves

You have to admire his boldness. In the three and a half months since he took over as Chief Executive of the European Tour Keith Pelley is already making his mark as a strong and decisive leader, though his decisions … Continue reading

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European Tour School Completed

The six day marathon at PGA Catalunya Resort was completed yesterday. 27 players were awarded their European Tour cards for 2016. Daniel Im, Ulrich Van Den Berg and Adrian Otaegul pictured above were joint winners on -18. Walker Cup hero … Continue reading

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Benjamin Hebert asks us to Pray For Paris

From Lake Malaren GC Shanghai, where he has been competing this weekend, French professional golfer Benjamin Hebert sent this message. Nous avons pris connaissance avec effroi, ici en Chine, de l’horreur absolue des attentats a Paris. Communique sur nous dans … Continue reading

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