It was Steve Stricker who suggested that Jordan Speith and Patrick Reed were the best pairing combo for competing in the Four-ball format. Their performance was very good and they hoped to be chosen again for the following Friday’s competition.
The European Ryder Cup contender, Lee Westwood, confidently reported that his finish at number 15 at the USPGA will guarantee him a wildcard entry to the tournament.
While Lee Westwood from England has it lucky and confident, United States Tiger Woods has taken a hard hit where he told he was there to win, unfortunately actions proved otherwise.
At the end of the first round of the 96th USPGA, the gap was just nine holes, the favor being on Westwood’s side. Rory Mcllroy is undoubtedly the favorite for the season, finishing 7 holes ahead of Westwood.
Fowler appears to be very cool coming from school straightaway. In spite of just one triumph of PGA Tour he has already become famous. He comes across as a very fashionable golfer with his looks, clothes and demeanour. Strangely he has female fans following him and suggests that he resembles like Johnny Depp.
Record major winner Jack Nicklaus still believes Tiger Woods is the man to break his record of eighteen major titles while United States Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson has no hesitation about making Woods one of three wildcard picks for the Ryder Cup – but both these claims come in with the caveat whether the former world number one is healthy.
Northern Irish golfer Graeme McDowell has taken to the popular micro blogging site Twitter to clear the air about certain comments he made about Tiger Woods last week during a press meet.
McDowell spoke to a group from the media during his appearance at the Arnold Palmer Invitational which took place in Florida and a part of his interview made its way into the official website of the US PGA Tour where it is written how the Northern Irishman believes that Tiger has lost that force field of invincibility that used to surround him during his heyday.
Two years ago one of the most ecstatic things happened in the life of Shannon Sykora when he was named the coach for the Barry University Women’s golf. However he was appointed as the interim coach at that time meaning that his job would be a temporary one. But that did not diminish the enthusiasm for the love towards the sport and that led him to finish his team in the third spot in the nation and along with that his team is also ranked second in the while country.
Rory McIlroy and fellow countryman Graeme McDowell have confirmed their participation in the Irish Open which is scheduled to take place early next summer in what is being seen as a huge boost to the event.
The confirmation came after the European Tour sanctioned a change of date for the event and it enabled the duo from the Northern Irish province of Ulster to throw their names into the mix for the Irish Open title.
Pro golf player Steve Stricker, now 46, may have got the rule for playing on the PGA Tour. By taking the decision quite early to only take part in few golf events and spend some extra time with his friends and family members, he might have put up a draft for the rest of the golfers to follow. Now, Steve has reached to FedEx Cup Playoffs in a relaxed and rested mood ready to go the course.
Golfing legend Nick Faldo had warned former world number one Rory McIlroy about making wholesale changes to his golfing equipments, making his highly publicized switch from Titleist equipments to Nike Golf.
According to Faldo, he always thought the switch was a bad idea and added that he had warned the youngster about making the switch. The Hall of Famer is currently training for his return to competitive golf at the British Open this month when he will turn 56 years of age and he echoed his prophetic warning again.