Posts tagged with: "European Tour"

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59 View More
Oliver Fisher

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59

Oliver Fisher shot a bogey-free, 12-under-par 59 Friday in the second round of the Portugal Masters, becoming the first player to shoot that magic number on the European Tour. He made 10 birdies and an eagle on the 7,191-yard Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. Since the European Tour formed in…

NEWS: Europe’s Ryder, Solheim Captains To Pair In GolfSixes Event

NEWS: Europe’s Ryder, Solheim Captains To Pair In GolfSixes Event

The European Tour’s innovative GolfSixes tournament will break the mold once again this May in England. European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn and European Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew will team in the tournament at Centurion Club, with Matthew one of five women who will compete alongside the men in…

QUICK TAKE: Shot Clock Tourney A Hot Topic In China

QUICK TAKE: Shot Clock Tourney A Hot Topic In China

SHANGHAI | Henrik Stenson, for one, is fascinated by the idea of the Shot Clock Masters, which is to be played next June at the Diamond Club in Austria and is designed to knock 45 minutes off a round. In truth, everyone is talking about the newfangled European Tour event…

BREAKING NEWS: LPGA Set To Help Ailing LET View More
Georgia Hall arrived in Des Moines for the 2017 Solheim Cup through the LET points list. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin, Getty Images)

BREAKING NEWS: LPGA Set To Help Ailing LET

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Mike Whan, the Commissioner of the LPGA Tour, and Keith Pelley, the CEO of the European Tour, appear set to join forces in rescuing the Ladies European Tour. “Keith and I have spoken and we feel we could be more help together than separately,” Whan…

QUICK TAKE: Schedule Shifts Force European Tour’s Hand View More
The BMW PGA Championship is set to move to September in 2019, a change influenced by the PGA Championship's move to May. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Schedule Shifts Force European Tour’s Hand

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA — The announcement that from 2019 onwards the PGA Championship is to move from August to May and the Players from May to mid-March may have made perfect sense to those to the west of the Atlantic. It wasn’t so long ago that the Players was held…

Woman Wades Into Swampy Water For Golf Club, But … View More
The looks on players' faces were priceless, as a spectator went into the murky water to grab a club.

Woman Wades Into Swampy Water For Golf Club, But …

Mothers are accustomed to picking up after their kids. But this seems a bit much. After Li Haotong, the winner of last year’s Volvo China Open on the European Tour, reportedly rifled his putter into a water hazard near the 11th green at Le Golf National during the HNA Open…