Monthly Archives: May 2020

Golf World and Today’s Golfer cease publication

  We choose our words carefully in these difficult times. So I choose the word “deflated” to describe how I felt when I found out the news that Golf World and Today’s Golfer have both been shut down by Bauer … Continue reading

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The Match: Champions for Charity raises $20 million

So I’ve now seen the recording of The Match 2 and expected to scroll through the tiresome bits. But instead I was riveted. This was quite a triumph, not least because the event has raised over $20 million for the … Continue reading

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Tiger and Phil: The Match rematch

The fancy golf carts that (from left) Tiger, Peyton Manning, Phil and Tom Brady will be driving themselves without caddies. These will be auctioned for funds for the four charities being played for today after the event. In torrential rain … Continue reading

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US Government assists overseas players to return to the PGA Tour

Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood and Adam Scott have already said that they won’t be re-joining the PGA Tour when it resumes tournament play on June 11. But on Friday the US Homeland Security Department issued an order making it easier … Continue reading

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R&A announce £7 million fund to help golf

Welcome news for golf clubs and facilities came from the R&A today when the governing body announced a £7 million Covid-19 Support Fund. Clubs and golf facilities who are facing challenging financial situations can apply for help through the national … Continue reading

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Driving Relief: $5.5 million raised for the frontline

So it all came down to an extra hole.  Rory and Dustin and Rickie and Matthew headed back to the 121 yard 17th and Rory hit a stunning wedge shot closest to to the pin. He and partner Dustin Johnson … Continue reading

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Driving Relief – what we’re seeing

First of all, it is quite something to see live golf. We’re grateful and also grateful to our 4 professionals who are raising millions for nurses, doctors and patients in the United States, both through the sponsors and the generosity … Continue reading

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