Golf Blogs

Principal Charity Classic Preview

May 29th, 2014 at 22:22 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 526 views

Bryant Takes Over Principal Standing in the Principal Charity Classic Back to normality for the Champions Tour as they have a normal 54 hole event the Principal Charity Classic from Des Moines in Iowa. For the second year running it will be from the Wakonda Club where Russ Cochran won last year. Being 54 holes it will start on Friday 30th May until Sunday. The Course & Past Winners The course …

Shoprite LPGA Classic Preview

May 29th, 2014 at 20:26 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 445 views

Nordqvist the Right pick for the Shoprite LPGA Classic It's time for a gamble for the LPGA Tour as they head to Atlantic City for the Shoprite LPGA Classic presented by Acer. This will be the fifth year the event has been back on the schedule having previously been held from 1986 to 2006. It's a three round event so will get underway on Friday 30th May and is …

The Memorial Tournament Preview

May 29th, 2014 at 11:28 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 483 views

Rose the Number 1 Again at the Memorial Having paid homage in recent weeks to Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and Arnold Palmer back in March it's the turn this week of perhaps the greatest of all Jack Nicklaus. The PGA Tour is in Dublin, Ohio for the Memorial Invitational at the course that Jack built Muirfield Village. Matt Kuchar will defend this when it gets underway just after 12 UK …

D&D Real Czech Challenge Preview

May 29th, 2014 at 01:40 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 505 views

Tiley to have a Czech Finish The Challenge Tour heads north from Austria to the Czech Republic this week (29th May-1st June) for the D+D Real Czech Challenge from the Kuneticka Hora Golf and Spa. This is the third year of the event with previous winners Andreas Harto & Francois Calmels both going on to make the main tour come the end of the season. The Course & Past Winners The resort …

Nordea Masters Preview

May 28th, 2014 at 22:11 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 451 views

No Drop Off for Bjorn in Sweden The European Tour heads north this week (29th May-1st June) to Sweden and the Nordea Masters which this year is from the PGA Sweden National, a new venue for the European Tour. For the previous four years has been at the Bro Hoff Slott GC with the winner last year Mikko Ilonen. The Course & Past Winners The PGA Sweden National is situated about 10 …

Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Preview

May 28th, 2014 at 21:43 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 424 views

Gateway's Opening for Kyoung-Hoon Lee at Mizuno Open A confusing title for the Japan Tour this week (29th May-1st June) as it has The Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open. For the fourth year running it will be at the JFE Setonaikai GC in Okayama, having also hosted from 1998 to 2006. Whilst Australians have been dominant winning the last two years and 4 of the last 6 times …

ShopRite LPGA Classic ( LPGA Tour ) 2014 Preview

May 26th, 2014 at 21:00 The rabbit on Golf 0 comments 1064 views

Karrie Webb will be defending her title this week in the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer. This tournament takes place over three days and is therefore a 56 hole event and is held at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Bay Course in Galloway, New Jersey. It was first held in 1986 and continued annually until 2006 when it was discontinued but it returned to the LPGA schedule …

Memorial Tournament ( PGA Tour ) 2014 Preview

May 26th, 2014 at 10:18 The rabbit on Golf 0 comments 1465 views

Rory McIlroy is playing in the USA this week as the PGA tour moves to the Muirfield village golf club in Dublin, Ohio for the Memorial Tournament which is hosted by Jack Nicklaus. This is an Invitational tournament and it has a reduced field of only 120 players. It is part of the FedExCup schedule and the winner will obtain 500 points. The past ten winners of this event …

Airbus LPGA Classic Preview

May 22nd, 2014 at 12:38 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 387 views

Time to Mobilize on Thompson in Airbus LPGA Classic The Ladies fly off to Mobile, Alabama this week for the Airbus LPGA Classic, which starts shortly, running from Thursday 22nd May to Sunday 25th. This was previously the Mobile Bay Classic but is being held at the same course, the RTJ Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove, The Crossings where Jennifer Johnson won last year. The Course & Past Winners The Robert Trent Jones …

Rex Hospital Open Preview

May 22nd, 2014 at 11:23 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 307 views

Blaum to Recover from Last Week at Rex Hospital Open The Web.com Tour moves 250 odd miles east to the Rex Hospital Open from the TPC Wakefield Plantation in North Carolina. Winning the first of his two events last year was Chesson Hadley, who was not only from nearby Raleigh but was also born in the Rex Hospital. This starts at lunchtime UK time on Thursday 22nd May. The Courses …

Senior PGA Championship Preview

May 22nd, 2014 at 01:42 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 347 views

Perry is a Major Pick at the Senior PGA It's major time again for the Champions Tour as they have the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid from The Golf Club at Harbor Shores in Benton, Michigan. Being a major it is over four rounds and so starts on Thursday (22nd May) running till Sunday the 25th, whilst it also features a cut which is rare on this tour. …

Crowne Plaza Invitational Preview

May 21st, 2014 at 23:02 jimmywomble on Golf 0 comments 338 views

Recent Records Make a Great Case for Casey at Colonial The PGA Tour stays in Texas this week (22nd-25th May) and moves to Fort Worth for the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial CC. A regular stop on the schedule the winner last year, picking up a nice tartan jacket for his wardrobe, was Boo Weekley. The Course & Past winners Just a short trip west from the Byron Nelson in Irving to …