Monthly Archives: January 2017

The new PGA Tour Commissioner

Last week at the SBS Tournament of Champions new PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan gave his first press conference. He said that the tour executive were looking at rescheduling some events. In particular he talked about the FedEx Cup Playoff … Continue reading

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Muifield vote again about admitting women members

Here we go again. Members of Muirfield Golf Club will be voting again this month on the issue of admitting womwn members. In the meantime this park bench was placed in Princes Street in Edinburgh giving the Honourable Company of … Continue reading

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Rory returns to the BMW PGA

Rory McIlroy has committed to return to the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club in May now that it is the first event of the tour’s new Rolex Series which guarantees prize funds of at least $7 million. Early bird … Continue reading

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Sir Nick and Ernie produce new junior golf championship in South Africa

  Sir Nick Faldo came to play in the South African Open this week and his enthusiasm and involvement all week gave the tournament a boost and he worked very hard both on the golf course and in the commentary … Continue reading

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Hygeine on the golf course

So singer Robbie Williams has been taking some flak after he was caught out on Instagram applying sanitising gel after shaking hands with his fans. Robbie is a keen golfer and a few years ago I caught him tucking into … Continue reading

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Most marketable

He’s still grinning, despite having had two painful hernia operations in the off season. And why not… A new study by the London School of Marketing says that Phil Mickelson is now the third most marketable sportsman in the world, … Continue reading

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Father of the European Tour

I am sure everyone who loves golf had a moment of sadness this week when we learned of the passing of John Jacobs. Not only was he a Ryder Cup player in 1955, captain in 1979 and 1981 and a … Continue reading

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