Monthly Archives: June 2019

275 years of male only privilege ended as Muirfield admits 12 women members

Two years after the decision to admit women members after a second ballot allowed a reversal of a ban, 12 women have been fast tracked into membership this July. The second ballot reached an 80% majority after the R&A removed … Continue reading

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Digital tribute to Northern Ireland champions

Ahead of next month’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush here is Northern Ireland Tourisms digital tribute to Graeme McDowell, Darren Clarke, Fred Daly and Rory McIlroy at the mountains at Fairhead, County Antrim.    

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PGA Tour round up

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Dylan Fritelli from South Africa, a two time winner on the European Tour, win the John Deere Classic last Sunday giving him the last automatic place in the Open Championship at Royal Portrush. It’s his first PGA Tour win, a … Continue reading

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Gary Woodland wins the US Open

Unflappable Gary Woodland won the US Open by 3 shots from Brooks Koepka under relentless pressure from the PGA Champion, who didnt give up all day on trying to win a record three US Opens in a row, Woodland holed … Continue reading

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Sean Foley talks about Justin Rose

Justin Rose has a large team behind him and this week his swing coach Sean Foley gave a few thoughts about what they were working on with him. Justin has been putting phenomenally well this week averaging 24 putts per … Continue reading

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Pete Cowen talks about Gary Woodland and Henrik Stenson

We’ve been hearing from the wrong people – the players – before and after the rounds. After hearing the incredibly interesting and insightful interview with top coach Pete Cowen, I’m now convinced we need to hear less from the players … Continue reading

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Matthew Wolff turns pro and wins the 3M Open within weeks!

  I am a huge fan of Matthew Wolff, his arrival on the PGA Tour is exciting, he says he is there to be a disruptor. He’s certainly given notice of that by winning the 3M Open with a swing … Continue reading

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Martin Kaymer interview

Martin Kaymer’s comeback this season, which led to him nearly winning The Memorial Tournament has been a great thing to see. On the European Tour’s media this week this very interesting interview appeared. In this week’s Player Blog presented by … Continue reading

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Twenty years ago

It is hard to believe that is now 20 years since the late Payne Stewart won the US Open at Pinehurst and this special statue commemorates his victory.

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Lee Elder awarded the Bob Jones Award

Wonderful to hear that Lee Elder has this week been awarded the Bob Jones Award at Pebble Beach. It is the USGA’s highest honour and he becomes the first African American ever to receive it. Mike Davis, the USGA’s Executive … Continue reading

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