Monthly Archives: June 2016

For £2,650 you pay to be an Open scorer for the day

From Mastercard Priceless The 145th Open 2016. They play. You score. The world watches. Albatross. Eagle. Par. Bogey. Double bogey. The Open score is down to you. How’s that for putting one over on your golfing buddies? We’ll kit you … Continue reading

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Muirfield to vote again about women members

It’s usually a woman’s prerogative to change her mind but now the members of Muirfield have been having second thoughts. After a postal ballot in which 64% of 95 members voted in favour of women members being introduced and 34% … Continue reading

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European Tour clarifies Ryder Cup position after BREXIT

  A spokesman for the PGA European Tour has explained how the UK vote to leave the European Union will impact on the European Tour. He says that the Tour are in the process of examining the implications but made … Continue reading

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USGA responds to US Open criticism

It was an extraordinary victory ceremony when Dustin Johnson was crowned US Open champion at Oakmont. USGA officials were roundly booed by the gallery and the new lady President was so nervous she stumbled over her words. The USGA have … Continue reading

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IOC member fires warning shot at Olympic golf

The recent withdrawals of top golfers from the Games in Rio will lead to the end of Olympic golf said IOC member Barry Maister to Newstalk ZB New Zealand today. “I think its appalling” he said. “I don’t think the … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy pulls out of the Olympics

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from representing Ireland in the Olympic golf tournament in Rio de Janiero over fears surrounding the zika virus. Rory, who is engaged to Erica Stoll, said “my health and my family’s health comes before anything else. … Continue reading

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Tommy’s Honour premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival

Tommy’s Honour the new film about Young Tom Morris directed by Jason Connery has had its premiere last night at the Edinburgh Film Festival. In this clip the both actors playing Young and Old Tom Morris admit they cannot play … Continue reading

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Mickelson’s gambling linked to second criminal case

  His adreneline must be pumping. As he lies second going into the final round of tonight’s St Jude Classic in Memphis, Phil Mickelson looks to be writing another chapter in his dramatic life. I am expecting him to finally … Continue reading

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Great Britain and Ireland win the Curtis Cup

Celebrations will be going on, as only the Irish can, at Dun Laoghaire Golf Club tonight as the girls from Great Britain and Ireland won back the Curtis Cup from a stong United States team. It’s only the second time … Continue reading

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US Open pairings rounds 1 and 2

Thursday (June 16), hole #1 / Friday (June 17), hole #10 6:45 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. – Denny McCarthy, Jupiter, Fla.; Aron Price, Australia; Mikael Lundberg, Sweden 6:56 a.m. / 12:41 p.m. – (a) Nick Hardy, Northbrook, Ill.; TBD; Tom … Continue reading

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