Monthly Archives: May 2016

Muirfield member speaks out about the vote

One of the Muirfield members, aged 81, who voted against the introduction of women members to their club has told The Scotsman “it wasn’t just about the women, we did not want the media telling us what to do”. That … Continue reading

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McIlroy and Willett discuss Olympic Zika virus threat

Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett have both spoken out about their fears about the zika virus in Brazil which may overshadow their participation in this summer’s Olympic golf event. On Friday over a hundred scientists signed a letter to the … Continue reading

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Tiger’s comeback

Now looks likely to happen at The Open at Royal Troon. He has withdrawn from this week’s Memorial Tournament and is doubtful for the US Open at Oakmont. He has just received $2.5 million from one of his sponsors, Muscle … Continue reading

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Europeans exempt for the US Open

Final qualifying for non exempt players takes place at Walton Heath today. Those Europeans already exempt are: Ben An, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Daniel Berger, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Paul Casey, Darren Clarke. Jamie Donaldson, Matt Fitzpatick, Sergio Garcia, Branden Gracen Retief Goosen, … Continue reading

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Danny Willett awarded honorary life membership of European Tour

Danny Willett said after the presentation by Chief Executive Keith Pelley “the tour is like a massive family so to be recognised like this is very special. It’s not just winning The Masters it’s everything that goes with it. It’s … Continue reading

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BMW PGA Championship

A great win for Chris Wood who came from 3 shots behind overnight to score a final round outward nine of 29 including 4 birdies and an eagle at the 4th. He had a wave of momentum driving him through … Continue reading

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Sport England’s new strategy

It’s been called a “watershed moment in sport”. A long awaited directional change in strategy. Sport England’s new strategy for sport, announced this week can be read here: Click to access sport-england-towards-an-active-nation.pdf Importantly, it ties investment of £250 million over … Continue reading

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Breaking: Mickelson defendant in insider trading case

The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Phil Mickelson as a “relief defendant” in a civil suit alleging Mickelson made $931,000 on a stock trade thanks to insider information from friend and famous sports bettor Billy Walters, who was arrested … Continue reading

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No Women, No Open

So the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers have voted and the answer is no. By a technicality that is. And as women will still not be allowed to become members the Royal and Ancient have responded by removing the club … Continue reading

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Lottery for Masters tickets is open

For those of you who have a visit to Augusta National on your bucket list, the lottery to buy tickets for practice, Par 3 contest and championship days for the 2017 Masters Tournament is still open. Visit Masters.com and apply … Continue reading

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