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July 2011


Woods to end 11-week hiatus at Bridgestone
7/29/2011
Tiger Woods is to re-enter the golfing world by playing in next week’s Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone in Ohio.The former No1 has been out of action since May 12 with a strained medial collateral ligament in his left knee and a strained Achilles’ tendon. His last competitive play was in the P... view

Brit Open Champ's Ireland World Cup Snub
7/28/2011
Good enough to win the British Open, but not good enough to make it for the World Cup; Darren Clarke has not been included in Ireland’s two-man team for the World Cup in China in November.The U.S. Open champion, Rory McIlroy, had the choice of selecting one of three major-winning Irishman to be... view

Watson skips Senior Open for Greenbrier
7/27/2011
The PGA Tour is set to kick off again on American soil for the Greenbrier Classic, West Virginia on Thursday.And they will be welcoming an old hand who‘s a familiar face around these parts.Tom Watson, pro emeritus at The Greenbrier, will be skipping out on the U.S. Senior Open – one of the biggest... view

Tiger drops out of World Top 20
7/26/2011
Tiger Woods annus horribilis continues as the latest Official World Golf Rankings have kicked him out of the world top 20 for the first time since 1997.Now ranked only No. 21 in the world dropping from No. 8, Woods has played only nine holes of competitive golf this season since Augusta - a... view

O’Hair wins Canadian Open
7/25/2011
A torrid week ended in triumph for Sean O’Hair as he edged out fellow American Kris Blanks in a sudden death playoff to win the Canadian Open at Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club on Sunday.In the middle of his worst season on the PGA Tour, the big Texan narrowly missed the cut at the Br... view

Tiger Woods sacks caddie
7/21/2011
The 14-time major champion Tiger Woods has fired his long-time caddie Steve Williams.Woods announced today that he no longer required the services of the man who stood by his side for 13 of those major titles  – a record-setting player-caddie partnership."I want to express my deepest gratitude... view

San Diegan Golfer Plays 365 Days in a Row
7/20/2011
Many people dream of playing golf every day, but in the past 12 months 56-year-old Ken Norton from San Diego has done just that.Starting from July 19 2010, Norton has played at least 18 holes of golf each day in his neighbouring golf courses in San Diego County.A resident of the San Marcos suburb o... view

US Open Champ Blames Brit Weather For Bad Week
7/19/2011
A common complaint and topic of conversation amongst the British is the weather. And it certainly was for pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy, who blamed the wet conditions at Royal St George’s in south east England for his modest showing at the British Open.The rain came down in a deluge o... view

Outsider Darren Clarke wins British Open
7/18/2011
Darren Clarke defied the odds and his 111th spot in the world rankings to win the British Open Championship with a three-shot victory at Royal St George’s on Sunday. The 42-year-old from Northern Ireland won his maiden major title with a final round 70, finishing five under ahead of Phil Micke... view

British Open Day 1: Bjorn Again & Amateur Lewis
7/15/2011
The first round of the British Open was an occasion to gladden the heart of both young and old with two stories straight out of a fairy tale at Royal St. George’s on Thursday. Two of the most unlikely men finished opening day on top of the leader board as Tom Lewis, a 20-year-old amateur from Welwy... view

Mickelson aims to end British Open drought
7/14/2011
It doesn’t matter to Phil Mickleson that he will be teeing off his 18th British Open at Royal St. George’s today, mentally he’s gone back to his debut at this tournament in 1991.Despite being incredibly successful on American soil, the four-time major champion has had to take an eraser to his past... view

Tiger Woods Joins Excel Sports Management
7/13/2011
Tiger Woods has agreed to join Excel Sports Management, the company announced Monday.Woods follows his agent Mark Steinberg who joined Excel after more than a ten years working for sports agency IMG."After meeting with a number of agencies and businesses, I decided Excel was the perfect fit," Stein... view

Korean Ryu wins US Women’s Open
7/12/2011
So Yeon Ryu defeated her fellow South Korean Hee Kyung Seo in a three-hole playoff to clinch the weather-delayed U.S. Women’s Open in Colorado Springs on Monday.The Broadmoor’s East Course had been had been inundated with rain, thunder and lightning over the previous four days and in total there we... view

Stricker wins John Deere for a third time
7/11/2011
Steve Stricker has won the John Deere Classic for the third year running after sinking a 25 foot putt on the final hole.It makes him the only US golfer other than Tiger Woods to win a PGA Tour event three times in row in 30 years.Stricker went into the final day with a two shot lead, and by the tur... view

Toms and Garrigus withdraw from John Deere
7/8/2011
David Toms and Robert Garrigus have withdrawn during the first rounds of the John Deere Golf Classic because of injuries.Toms played nine holes before leaving the course. He has been suffering with a hip problem and has now confirmed that he will be forced to pull out of next week’s Open Golf Champ... view

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