Posts tagged with: "Danny Willett"

QUICK TAKE: The Game’s Youth Can Win Majors At Any Time View More
Brooks Koepka became the seventh consecutive first-time major winner last month at the U.S. Open. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: The Game’s Youth Can Win Majors At Any Time

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Brooks Koepka is Exhibit A – or example No. 7 – that major championship golf appears to have moved into a new era. Instead of a handful of players winning most of the majors, the past seven have been won by first-time champions. Two years ago, Zach…

NEWS: Environmental Dispute Threatens Cowen’s Golf Academy View More
Coach Pete Cowen with Lee Westwood at the 2011 Open Championship. (Photo Credit: Action Images / Andrew Couldridge Livepic)

NEWS: Environmental Dispute Threatens Cowen’s Golf Academy

Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters champion, is backing noted instructor Pete Cowen’s attempts to stop the UK’s Environment Agency from reopening a rubbish tip – or landfill – just yards away from his highly prized golf academy in Rotherham, England. “It’s so sad to hear that the waste tip might…

Quick Take: Watch Willett Open Second Round With a Quad View More
The shot map indicates where each of Danny Willett's shots around the first green Friday came to rest.

Quick Take: Watch Willett Open Second Round With a Quad

Defending Masters champion Danny Willett shanked his second shot from a difficult lie near the edge of a fairway bunker on the first hole Friday, then things really took a turn for the worse. He needed six shots to settle his ball on the green, then two putts to finish…

NEWS: Jordan Spieth Gets Revenge On No. 12 At Augusta View More
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NEWS: Jordan Spieth Gets Revenge On No. 12 At Augusta

LAHAINA, HAWAII – Jordan Spieth may not have made peace with the par-3 12th hole at Augusta National but he made two deuces there in December. It was at the famous 12th last April where Spieth’s bid to win a second consecutive Masters drowned when he hit two balls into…

NEWS: PGA Tour Season Renewed at Kapalua View More
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NEWS: PGA Tour Season Renewed at Kapalua

  LAHAINA, HAWAII – Perhaps it was on cue or perhaps it was just overdue but the sun came out Monday at the Plantation Course at Kapalua where the PGA Tour begins its 2017 schedule with the SBS Tournament of Champions Thursday. Normally, a sunny day on the west coast…

Willett Defends Brother After Poor Ryder Cup Experience View More
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Willett Defends Brother After Poor Ryder Cup Experience

Danny Willett used a four-letter word to describe his first Ryder Cup, and it wasn’t “good.” The Englishman and Masters champion went 0-3 during his debut as the Americans dominated the proceedings by a 17-11 margin, but the whole week had a decidedly worse feeling because of what his brother wrote…