Rory McIlroy has followed victory at the 2014 British Open with a win at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational and reclaimed the world number 1 spot. Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy finished with a 4 under par 66 at the Firestone Country Club to take his score to 15 under par for the tournament.
The PGA Tour is in Louisville, Kentucky this week for the US PGA Championship. The 96th PGA Championship will be hosted at the Valhalla Golf Club; it will be the third time the venue has been used to host the tournament.
At the Bridgestone Invitational this weekend, Tiger Woods lost his cool with a cameraman barely a foot away and snapped “Can you guys give me a little fucking space?!” There are few sportsman in the world that get kind of media attention endured by Tiger Woods.
Bubba Watson has hit the longest drive of the PGA Tour season in the 3rd round of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Watson hit a 424 yard drive on the 16th hole at the Firestone Country Club. Bubba hit his new Ping G30 driver to achieve the longest drive.
The 2014 Barracuda Championship replaces the Reno-Tahoe Open on the PGA Tour and will be held during the same week as the Bridgestone Invitational. Unlike the majority of PGA Tour events, the format for the Barracuda Championship is Modified Stableford.
The sport of golf is packed with folklore: tales of incredible feats or of dire misfortunes. In clubhouses across the country you’ll hear peels of laughter or gasps of amazement as golfing stories are retold for the umpteenth time over a couple of post-round libations. There may be some truth to these wildly spun yarns that have long since been embellished upon, or perhaps they’re just myths of the fairways.
We're all guilty of feeling sorry for ourselves when things don't go to plan on the golf course. But nothing could be worse than coming so close to a hole-in-one and being denied like this. It can be a cruel, cruel game.
The best swing techniques for hitting longer drives depend on your current swing. Try the 5 golf swing techniques for driving and find out which is the most effective at increasing your driving distances.
A common misconception about the golf swing is that the same swing will work for all of your clubs. Each club has its own swing required to be successful. This is due to changing lengths, lofts, and lie angles as you go through the bag. If you swing your driver in the manner that I am about to explain and the club is properly fit, you will see a dramatic change in your distance.
Golf Care have published an infographic based on the largest survey of golfers in the UK. With over 13,000 participants answering questions about their spending habits, favourite brands and playing habits.
I've been meaning to write this post for a while. I read a couple of stories about "Hack Golf", a project to make golf more fun and popular. And it inspired me to write about why I love golf. In the hope it will inspire golfers to create the same stories for their children. Because initiatives and gimmicks aside, the future of golf rests on the next generation of golfers.