Golf

McIlroy sets sights on DP World Tour Championship to end season on high

Rory McIlroyJohannesburg, Nov 19 : Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has set his sights on the 8 million dollar DP World Tour Championship title to end his fantastic season on a high after being already assured of the Race to Dubai crown.

Ex-French Open winner Ferrero to caddie for Garcia's at Thailand Golf Championship

Johannesburg, Nov 19 - Former tennis star Juan Carlos Ferrero is set to act as Sergio Garcia's caddie as the Spanish golf ace has opted to use the 2003 French Open star rather than his girlfriend to carry his clubs when he defends his Thailand Golf Championship title next month.

McIlroy bags Race to Dubai title for second time in three years without competing

London, Nov 17 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy bagged the European Tour's Race to Dubai title for the second time in three years after Brooks Koepka triumphed at the Turkish Airlines Open.

McIlroy did not play but took the title because Sergio Garcia, Marcel Siem and Jamie Donaldson failed to win. German Siem started the final round in Antalya one shot off the lead but a one-under 71 dropped him to eighth.

Garcia, Westwood believe McIlroy deserves to end year as Europe's No.1

Rory McIlroyJohannesburg, Nov 13 : Sergio Garcia believes that Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy deserves to end the year as European number given his superb season despite the mathematical probability of the Spaniard ending the year on the top spot.

It is a view also shared by former double European Tour Number One Lee Westwood who stated also the European Tour should not copy the PGA Tour and alter the Race to Dubai points scoring system.

Top 20 golfers revealed post Watson winning HSBC Champions event

Rory McIlroyJohannesburg, Nov 11 : The top 20 golf players in the world have been revealed after the co-sanctioned HSBC-Champions event.

American golfer Bubba Watson claimed the HSBC Champions event in Shanghai and is placed at the third place in the rankings.

The top 20 players are:

1. Rory McIlroy

2. Adam Scott

3. Bubba Watson

4. Sergio Garcia

5. Jim Furyk

6. Henrik Stenson

7. Justin Rose

8. Jason Day

9. Rickie Fowler

10. Matt Kuchar

Tiger Woods loses valuable golf record to golfer with 'cocaine issues'

Tiger WoodsWashington, Nov 05 : Former world number one Tiger Woods has lost one of his valuable golf records to a golfer who has cocaine issues and had been on a leave of absence for the same.

American golfer Dustin Johnson broke Woods' course record by one stroke as he shot a 61 last Tuesday at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, TMZ. com reported.

Woods had held the Sherwood record since 2007 and hit that mark again last year.

Hamilton credits aggression post Rosberg Spa collision for 'red hot unbeaten streak'

Lewis HamiltonLondon, Nov 05 - Lewis Hamilton has said that he declared war on his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after the German took him out on the second lap of the Belgian Grand Prix.

The British driver made the bold statement after winning the US Grand Prix, his fifth victory in succession and a run that has resulted in him building a 24-point lead over Rosberg in the Formula One world championship.

Man uses 20-foot-long golf club to set new Guinness World Record!

Man uses 20-foot-long golf club to set new Guinness World Record!Washington, Nov 05 - A man broke the Guinness World Record, while testing the limits of human achievement, as he used a 20-foot-long golf club.

Actually, the golf club is 20-foot-6-incghes long and is used by Michael Furrh, who has become the proud new owner of the Guinness World Record for longest usable golf club, Mashable reported.

Westwood fires hole-in-one in Malaysia Classic

London, Nov 01 - British golf ace Lee Westwood putt a hole-in-one as he moved to joint third at the PGA Tour's Malaysia Classic in Kuala Lumpur.

The Englishman aced the 226-yard 11th and also posted five birdies in his seven-under-par second-round 65 and is three shots off the lead. His Ryder Cup teammate Sergio Garcia is also seven under after mixing six birdies and two dropped shots in a 68.

Bruce Jenner `bullied` on golf course over new hairstyle

Bruce JennerWashington, Oct 31 - Bruce Jenner, who is a regular on a golf course, has been facing some criticism for his new ombre hairstyle.

According to TMZ.com, few fellow golfers have been mocking Jenner's ombre hairstyle and threatening to cut it off.

Sources spilled the beans that almost everyone who golfs with Jenner at his country club in Thousand Oaks has been gracious but several people were acting like 14-year-old boys.



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