Posts tagged with: "European Tour"

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…

QUICK TAKE: Qatar Unrest May Have Golf Ripple View More
The European Tour's future in Qatar could potentially be in peril.

QUICK TAKE: Qatar Unrest May Have Golf Ripple

  The intersection of golf and politics continues to raise uncomfortable questions for the game’s decision makers. Two days after the tragic London Bridge terrorist attacks, the second in as many weeks in the U.K. after the Manchester concert bombing, the governments of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates…

NEWS: R&A’s Slumbers Talks Trump And The Open

NEWS: R&A’s Slumbers Talks Trump And The Open

On the day after Rory McIlroy reportedly played 18 holes with President Trump, Martin Slumbers, the chief executive of the R&A, was asked if he would do the same. He was not about to dismiss the idea. “With all the senior people in the world,” said Slumbers, “I think it’s…