Golf

17 Jul 2014 13:30

Rose and Kaymer leading contenders for The Open

The 143rd Open starts today and the return of Tiger Woods will no doubt please many of the sponsors and golfing public. The American has fond memories of the course as he won his 11th major in 2006 at Royal Liverpool– no one knows what to expect from him this week however.

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10 Jul 2014 16:00

Niall edges out Rory to Captain’s Day win

Mr Richard Heap hosted captain’s day at Castle Hume golf club on Saturday 5th July.

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10 Jul 2014 15:30

Crack Your Fairways

It would be fair to say that with their low loft and long shaft fairway woods are the most demanding clubs for club golfers to hit off the deck.

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3 Jul 2014 17:00

Brian keeps out of trouble to claim Captain's prize

With over 120 members and guests taking part in Kevin Slowey’s Captain’s Day on Saturday, the Captain was not going to make it easy to win the great prizes on offer.

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3 Jul 2014 13:45

Pitch to Hard Greens

They may not be just as demanding as what the players experienced at Pinehurst for the recent US Open, but as we get further into the summer, courses are drying out and greens are beginning to get firmer and faster. Pitch shots which only a month or so ago would have stopped on landing are now bouncing and running out therefore adjustments need to be made in how these shots are played.

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26 Jun 2014 14:00

Tiger back in action

The greatest golfer of his generation returns from surgery this week in the Quicken Loans National.

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19 Jun 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Royal Portrush secures Open place

For the first time in more than 60 years the Open Championship is headed to these waters.

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12 Jun 2014 10:30 • Editorial Department

Pinehurst No.2 rings the changes for US Open

The US Open returns to North Carolina today (Thursday) with Pinehurst No.2 hosting the second major of the season following an extensive renovation.

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5 Jun 2014 13:00

Get Close, Attack the Pin

Statistics show the vast majority of shots played are from within 100 yards of the flag.

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29 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

A welcome boost for the European Tour

Rory McIlroy’s stunning victory at Wentworth last Sunday evening was long overdue. Over the last few months he had been showing glimpses of his unending talent and finally all clicked into gear at the European Tour’s flagship event.

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22 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Top players failing to shine

With Tiger Woods still recovering from back surgery one would have thought that some of the world’s leading players would have seized the opportunity to establish themselves as the world’s number one.

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15 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Open for Portrush?

The R&A insist it remains “some distance” from being able to stage the Open Championship in Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951.

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8 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Could Zach be the man for the fifth major at Sawgrass?

Often regarded as the fifth Major, The Payers Championship at TPC Sawgrass will host this week’s PGA Tour event.

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1 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Sheridan rolls back the years

Paul Sheridan rolled back the years and won the Lochside Vivo Open on Saturday.

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1 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Martin shines to win the Cobra Puma on countback

The Easter holiday sunshine brought a strong field out to the fairways of Castle Hume golf course for the Cobra Puma sponsored competition.

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1 May 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Long distance putts - get close

While Bubba Watson took the plaudits at the Masters, one thing that stood out for me was the performance of Sweden’s Jonas Blitx, who managed 72 holes without a single three putt - not an easy thing to do at Augusta’s notoriously tough greens.

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24 Apr 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Young gun Spieth is here to stay

Having previously had an American sports star named Jordan, American sports fans are already cherishing another star in the making - Jordan Spieth.

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17 Apr 2014 13:00

Bubba triumphs but viewers switch off

Despite Bubba Watson winning his second Green Jacket in three years, it appears Many viewers where turned off by this year’s spectacle.

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10 Apr 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Getting close from greenside bunkers

The ability to consistently get close from greenside bunkers is something the world’s best make look ridiculously easy.

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3 Apr 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

McIlroy heads Masters market with Woods out

Tiger Woods insists he is still targeting Jack Nicklaus’ record haul of 18 major titles despite back surgery forcing him to miss the US Masters for the first time in his career.

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