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  • Lee Westwood: “The tide seems to have turned on LIV Golf”

    Written by James Hogg on Monday 15 July 2024

    Majesticks GC co-captains, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter feel as though LIV Golf is becoming “more accepted” and is helping to “grow the game.” From the moment that LIV Golf hosted its first tournament in June 2022, it has been completely scrutinized, and many of the players who deferred from the PGA Tour and DP World Tour faced a stiff...

  • Find out why Tiger Woods WON’T captain Team USA in the 2025 Ryder Cup at Bethpage

    Written by Rob Jerram on Monday 8 July 2024

    For months we have been waiting for Tiger Woods to be announced as Team USA’s Ryder Cup captain for 2025, but the 15-time Major champion has shocked the world by turning down the role. With the captain for Team USA due to be announced on Tuesday, Woods was the odds-on favorite to be given the role. However, as the Telegraph reported...

  • How much each player won at LIV Golf Andalucia as Sergio Garcia secures maiden win

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 6 July 2024

    Sergio Garcia claimed victory on home soil at LIV Golf Andalucia for a maiden title and a $4 million payday. The Spaniard bounced back from the disappointment of not qualifying for The Open at Royal Troon in the best way possible by earning himself a first professional win on the breakaway tour at LIV Golf Andalucia. Garcia and Anirban Lahiri both bogeyed...

  • How much will each player won at the Genesis Scottish Open as MacIntrye snatches victory

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 6 July 2024

    Robert MacIntyre secured a $1.62 million payday after playing the final five holes in four-under to win the Genesis Scottish Open. After being usurped by a moment of Rory McIlroy brilliance on the 72nd hole last year, Robert MacIntyre produced a sensational finish of his own at the Genesis Scottish Open to edge out Adam Scott by a shot. MacIntyre took full...

  • Genesis Scottish Open 2024: McIlroy returns to defend in post-Pinehurst renaissance

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 6 July 2024

    Rory McIlroy fronts up for a potentially career-defining fortnight in Scotland at the Genesis Scottish Open following US Open heartbreak. The relevance to elite golf of ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’, will be put to the test during a fascinating fortnight of links golf starting with the Genesis Scottish Open and culminating with the 152nd Open Championship. Rory McIlroy’s...

  • LIV Golf Andalucia 2024: Home hero Rahm targets maiden tour win in Open loosener

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 6 July 2024

    16 Troon-bound stars complete their Open preparations at LIV Golf Andalucia where the breakaway tour makes its first appearance of the season in Europe. While the likes of McIlroy, Schauffele, and Aberg fine-tune their links games at this week’s Genesis Scottish Open in North Berwick, LIV Golf’s next platoon of Major hopefuls will have to settle for the consolation prize of...

  • Amundi Evian Championship 2024: Purse and prize money breakdown

    Written by Sarah Pyett on Saturday 6 July 2024

    How much will the Evian Championship winner take home? We take a look at the prize money on offer for the 2024 tournament. The 2024 Amundi Evian Championship kicks off on Thursday 11th July, with 132 players competing for the trophy at the gorgeous Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-les-Bains, France.  Celine Boutier won $1 million for her 2023 championship win, with...

  • Amundi Evian Championship 2024: Who is in the field?

    Written by Sarah Pyett on Saturday 6 July 2024

    Today’s Golfer takes a look at the players contending for the fourth major of the women’s golf calendar, the 2024 Amundi Evian Championship. Taking place from 11th-14th July in southeastern France, the Amundi Evian Championship will attract the world’s best to battle it out for a major title. Now, how do the players qualify for this French escapade? It’s not just...

  • Amundi Evian Championship 2024 preview: Field, betting odds, tee times, how to watch

    Written by Sarah Pyett on Saturday 6 July 2024

    Everything you need to know about the 2024 Amundi Evian Championship. The top female golfers head to the stunning Evian Resort Golf Club in Evian-les-Bains, all vying for victory at The Evian Championship, the fourth Major tournament of the year. The Evian Championship is co-sanctioned by the LET and the LPGA tours, and is the sole Major on the European continent...

  • Tiger and Timberlake get the green light for new St Andrews sports bar

    Written by Sarah Pyett on Friday 5 July 2024

    Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake have a site approved at the ‘home of golf’ for their second T-Squared Social location. Back in October, Tiger Woods and pal Justin Timberlake announced plans to bring their ‘T-Squared Social’ luxury sports bar concept to the home of Golf. They proposed taking over an old cinema building, the New Picture House on North Street, and...

  • Mark Darbon takes over from Martin Slumbers as Chief Executive of The R&A

    Written by Rob McGarr on Monday 1 July 2024

    The R&A has looked outside golf to find the man taking one of the biggest jobs in the game. After nine years as Chief Executive of The R&A, Martin Slumbers announced in January that he would be leaving the role by the end of 2024. An executive search firm was appointed to find his successor, and the R&A have now announced that...

  • John Deere Classic 2024: Who will lift the bronze buck trophy? Field, betting, tee times and more

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 29 June 2024

    The PGA Tour stops off in Illinois for the John Deere Classic before heading to Scotland as the quest for The Open begins. Previously called the Quad Cities Open, the John Deere Classic is the final US-based tournament before a big fortnight in Scotland, starting with the Genesis Scottish Open, pre-cursor to the season’s final Major at Royal Troon. To help...

  • BMW International Open 2024: DP World Tour closes European Swing in Munich as Troon looms

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 29 June 2024

    The DP World Tour makes a final stop in Germany for the BMW International Open before heading to the Scottish links. Not to be confused with the BMW PGA Championship in September, the BMW International Open is the first of two DP World Tour events sponsored by the German automobile giants. And while the prize fund may be dwarfed by its...

  • Aramco Team Series London 2024: Nelly Korda withdraws after Seattle dog bite

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Saturday 29 June 2024

    World No.1 Nelly Korda misses chance to defend her title at the Aramco Team Series event in London after being bitten by a dog in Seattle. Nelly Korda’s nightmare run of three consecutive missed cuts will not come to an end this week at the European Tour co-sanctioned Aramco Team Series London. The American’s hopes of recapturing the form that...

  • Olympic Games 2024: Golf’s golden opportunity to engage a new fanbase in Paris

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Tuesday 25 June 2024

    Ahead of Paris 2024, I spoke with International Golf Federation Executive Director – Antony Scanlon, to discuss golf’s growing traction within the Olympic Games program, opportunities for the sport, its stars, and what we can expect in the French capital. Le Golf National in Guyancourt, Paris will host the men’s (August 01) and women’s (August 07) golf tournament at the 2024...

  • How much did every player win at LIV Golf Nashville? Full breakdown as Tyrrell Hatton wins by six

    Written by Ross Tugwood on Monday 24 June 2024

    After fading from contention in the final round of the US Open, Tyrrell Hatton bounces back at LIV Golf Nashville for a maiden tour victory. Englishman Tyrrell Hatton put the disappointment of a final round of seven-over in Pinehurst behind him, returning to the winner’s circle for the first time since January 2021 at LIV Golf Nashville. Registering the second-lowest winning score...

  • PGA Tour Rocket Mortgage Classic preview: field, betting odds, tee times, how to watch

    Written by Ross Kilvington on Monday 24 June 2024

    The PGA Tour heads to Michigan this week as the Detroit Golf Club plays host to the Rocket Mortgage Classic. The 2024 edition of the Rocket Mortgage Classic marks the sixth staging of the tournament, yet it is in an unfortunate spot on the schedule. The Memorial, US Open, and the Travelers have taken place in successive weeks. Not many players...

  • Italian Open 2024: Preview, field, betting, tee times, and how to watch the DP World Tour event

    Written by Ross Kilvington on Monday 24 June 2024

    The DP World Tour travels to Italy this week for the penultimate event of the European swing as the Adriatic Golf Club plays host to the Italian Open. The Italian Open has a long and storied history which stretches back to its inception in 1925. Since then, the tournament has been held 80 times, with major winners such as Greg Norman,...

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