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ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open Preview

Feb 26th, 2015 at 18:44 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 436 views

Hull has Clearwater Behind her in NZ The Ladies European Tour is joined by the World No. 1 this week as they cross the Tasman Sea to New Zealand for the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open. The event started in 2009 and for the third year running will be from the Clearwater GC in Christchurch. Mi Hyang Lee beat the local favourite, and 2013 champion, Lydia Ko by …

Honda Classic Preview

Feb 26th, 2015 at 06:43 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 476 views

Westwood Catches the Rest in a Bear Trap The PGA Tour heads back to the East Coast this week and Florida for the Honda Classic which will again be from the PGA National GC in Palm Beach Gardens. It was a battle of the R's last year as Russell beat Russell, Rory & Ryan, that's Henley, Knox, McIlroy & Palmer. An earlier start than previous weeks, with …

PGA Tour - First Time Winners In 2015

Feb 26th, 2015 at 00:54 STEVEOCN on Golf 0 comments 2873 views

PGA Tour - 'First Time Winners In 2015' Introduction: The 2014/2015 wrap around season opened with Sang-Moon Bae holding off a spirited charge from Australian Steven Bowditch to claim his second PGA Tour title at the Frys.com Open. The next three full field events in America returned three first time winners. 27 year old Ben Martin claimed his maiden victory when he won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. …

Honda LPGA Thailand Preview

Feb 25th, 2015 at 13:26 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 495 views

Lewis on the Tee in Siam The LPGA Tour heads to Thailand this week for the Honda LPGA Thailand from the Siam CC. The event started in 2006 and been held on the Pattaya Old Course at the Siam CC since 2010 with Anna Nordqvist picking up the win last year. There is a small field of 70 players with no cut for this event and so will start …

Joburg Open Preview

Feb 24th, 2015 at 20:41 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 1131 views

On Board with Bourdy in Joburg The European Tour heads back to South Africa for the next three weeks and that run starts with the Joburg Open from the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC. This will be the ninth time the event has been held & South African's dominate with 6 of the previous 8 winners, including George Coetzee last year, with Charl Schwartzel (pictured) one of two …

Joburg Open Preview - Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club (European Tour)

Feb 24th, 2015 at 01:02 STEVEOCN on Golf 0 comments 1697 views

European Tour - Joburg Open, February 26th to March 1st 2015 Tournament Intro: The European Tour returns to Johannesburg this week for the Joburg Open at the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club. It will be the fourth event held in South Africa this season following the Nedbank Challenge, Alfred Dunhill Championship and the South African Open at nearby Glendower Golf Club. Since its inauguration in 2007, the Joburg Open has been …

Honda Classic ( PGA Tour ) 2015 Preview

Feb 22nd, 2015 at 14:22 The rabbit on Golf 0 comments 1165 views

Rory McIlroy is competing in his first PGA tournament of 2015 when he plays this week in Florida for the Honda Classic which was established in 1972 and is presently played at the National Champion Course at the PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens in Florida and this course has been used for this event since 2007. It is a full field tournament on the PGA tour and …

Northern Trust Open Preview

Feb 19th, 2015 at 12:52 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 445 views

Trusting Holmes to Recapture Old Form at Riviera The PGA Tour heads down the coast to Los Angeles and the Riviera CC for the Northern Trust Open. Winner last year was Bubba Watson, ahead of another big hitter Dustin Johnson, which seems strange on a course known for being a straight hitters course rather than big hitters. Another west coast event so it will get underway at 2.40pm start …

Dimension Data Pro-Am Preview

Feb 19th, 2015 at 01:14 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 545 views

Hugo a Different Dimension at Fancourt A first trip of the year to the Sunshine Tour which joins the recent trend of pro-am events over three courses with the Dimension Data Pro-Am which is from the Fancourt GC. This will be the 20th year the event has been held and the 6th at Fancourt, with the winner last year was one of the raiders from the European Tour Estanislao Goya. …

ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open Preview

Feb 18th, 2015 at 18:43 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 740 views

So Ryu & Su Oh Big Names in Australia After a week in Australia for the European Ladies they are joined this week by the LPGA Ladies for the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open. This year it returns to the Royal Melbourne GC after being held literally across the road at the Victoria GC. Australian legend Karrie Webb picked up her fifth title last year, although it has only …

Coca Cola Queensland PGA Championship Preview

Feb 18th, 2015 at 13:30 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 561 views

This Is It, Bransdon the Top Brand at Coca Cola QLD PGA The Australian Tour continues this week with the Coca Cola Queensland PGA Championship. It will again be from the City GC in Toowoomba which as far as I can tell has hosted from 2011. It's an early evening start UK time at 8.45pm on Wednesday 18th February. The Course & Past Winners The city of Toowoomba is …

Hero Indian Open Preview

Feb 17th, 2015 at 13:26 jimmywomble on Golf 1 comments 620 views

Home Comforts help Kapur in Delhi I would hazard a guess that the most used golf course on major tours is the Delhi GC which regularly plays host to the SAIL Open & Panasonic Open India on the Asian Tour, let alone the Bilt Open on the PGT of India. Well this week it will host the Hero Indian Open which for the first time will be a dual ranking …