Category: Europe Postings - Page 3

NEWS: Tributes Pour In For European Ladies’ Champion Murdered In Iowa

NEWS: Tributes Pour In For European Ladies’ Champion Murdered In Iowa

The golf world awoke on Tuesday to the stunning and tragic news of the senseless murder of European Ladies’ Amateur champion and former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena. According to multiple news reports, the 22-year-old Spaniard was practicing at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, Iowa, near the campus of…

QUICK TAKE: Evian Championship Founder Assails French Golf Culture View More
Franck Riboud with In Gee Chun, winner of the 2016 Evian Championship. (Photo Credit: Ladies European Tour)

QUICK TAKE: Evian Championship Founder Assails French Golf Culture

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | On a sweltering Wednesday afternoon near the shores of Lake Geneva, Evian Championship founder Franck Riboud launched a fiery attack on the attitudes about golf in his home country. The remarks came one day before the first shot of the year’s final women’s major championship and two…

QUICK TAKE: Bjorn Opts For Experience With Ryder Cup Picks View More
Ian Poulter (left) and Sergio Garcia garnered two of the four captain's picks for the European Ryder Cup team. (Photo Credit: Action Images / Paul Childs Livepic)

QUICK TAKE: Bjorn Opts For Experience With Ryder Cup Picks

European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn chose experience over form in filling out the four remaining spots on his team Wednesday, adding Henrik Stenson, Paul Casey, Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia to a lineup that already included five rookies among the automatic qualifiers. Three players Bjorn chose – Casey, Poulter…

QUICK TAKE: Lowry Emerges From A Hairy Stretch View More
Shane Lowry (Photo credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Lowry Emerges From A Hairy Stretch

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI | If you had looked at Shane Lowry’s performances this year you wouldn’t believe he was the same man as the one who led the 2016 US Open by four strokes with one round to play. He had failed to finish in the top ten of any…

QUICK TAKE: Rose Playing Catch-Up After Precious Little Prep View More
Justin Rose (Photo credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Rose Playing Catch-Up After Precious Little Prep

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI | Maybe it wasn’t such a good idea after all. When Justin Rose was overheard to berate himself, “You’re throwing shots away. You’re throwing shots away,” as he walked off the eighth tee at Bellerive Country Club, he spoke nothing but the truth. The tall Englishman was…

QUICK TAKE: Deafening Silence Fails To Throw Poulter Off His Game View More
Ian Poulter opened with a 3-under 67 at the PGA Championship, (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Deafening Silence Fails To Throw Poulter Off His Game

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI | So now we know what keeps Ian Poulter awake at night. And it is not what you might have thought. It is not the missed fairway on the fourth at Bellerive that led to his second bogey of the day in his 67 in the first…