After an enthralling week in Hoylake, England, the European Tour is in Russia for the M2M Russian Open this week. The tournament will be hosted at the Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club in Moscow for the second consecutive year.
Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy has won the British Open Championship for the first time at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club at Hoylake. McIlroy finished with a two shot lead at 17 under par with round scores of 66, 66, 68 and 71.
The PGA Tour and European Tour are in England this week for The Open Championship at Hoylake. Phil Mickelson is defending champion having won the 2013 Open at Muirfield by 3 shots. The Open was last played at Hoylake in 2006 where Tiger Woods won by two shots at 18 under par.
Brian Harman has won the 2014 John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois by a shot finishing with a score of 22 under par. It’s the 27 year old’s first victory on the PGA Tour and has gained him the last spot at the Open Championship next week.
Justin Rose is in the form of his life with start of the The Open Championship just days away. Rose has followed a PGA Tour win at the Quicken Loans National with victory at the 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
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.
The 2014 WGC Bridgestone Invitational will be hosted at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio between Thursday 31st July and Sunday 3rd August. The Bridgestone Invitational purse is $9,000,000 with a winner's check of $1,530,000 plus 550 FedEx Cup points.