Category: Golf

24 June 2014 - 16:13, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  Just the one tournament last week. But what a tournament and what a performance… Martin Kaymer (40/1) turning the 114th US Open into a series of practice rounds as the German Ryder Cup player hammered the field by 8 shots. A second major title of 2014, to add to the Players Championship, and a...
15 June 2014 - 10:08, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  Another difficult week for golf tipsters and golf punters alike… Ben Crane (150/1) winning the Fedex St. Jude Classic in the States. Although a fifth career win for the American, it was his first since 2011. Mikael Lundberg (300/1) posting a first win since 2008… the Swede shooting 65 on Sunday to beat the...
6 June 2014 - 12:40, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  It might prove to be a significant week in the timeline of professional golf. Asian players simultaneously winning events on both the European PGA Tour (Thongchai Jaidee) and the US PGA Tour (Hideki Matsuyama). A sign of things to come? Maybe not in the next 5-10 years… but in 15-20, who knows. Here’s how...
31 May 2014 - 17:45, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  Last week featured one of the main events on the European Tour, the PGA Championship, whilst in the States the Crown Plaza Invitational (formerly the Colonial) also attracted a strong field. And in the end the cream rose to the top… wins for two major champions as Rory McIlroy (PGA) and Adam Scott (Crowne...
20 May 2014 - 16:10, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  It was a week of extreme results on the global golf circuit. A record-breaking week in Europe as Miguel Angel Jiminez won in Spain to make him the oldest winner on the European PGA Tour… AGAIN! Meanwhile, over in the States, a maiden PGA Tour victory for Brendan Todd as the 28-year-old beat the...
15 May 2014 - 12:57, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  The action in North America and Europe couldn’t have been more different last week. In the States, the Players Championship – known as the “5th Major” – saw the winner Martin Kaymer pocket a cool $1.8m for his pillar-to-post victory. Whereas in Europe, Daniel Brooks barely covered his expenses in winning a weather-shortened Madeira...
9 May 2014 - 12:05, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  Last week’s stopping off points on the golfing merry-go-round were Singapore on the European Tour (The Championship)… … and over in the US, on the PGA circuit, the tour visited Quail Hollow, North Carolina (Wells Fargo Championship). J.B. Holmes and Felipe Aguilar took the plaudits and pay-cheques as once again the market leaders were...
30 April 2014 - 10:24, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  As the European Golf Tour continues to base itself in the Far East, last week’s action centred on the China Open. Meanhile, over on the PGA Tour of America, the players headed off to Louisiana for the Zurich Classic. Two events… but one common result, as a 125/1 winner in the US and a...
25 April 2014 - 13:51, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  After the drama and excitement of the US Masters (of which there was previous little, on account of Bubba Watson winning with plenty in hand)… It was back to regular tour action in South Carolina and Kuala Lumpur. Once again little excitement in the Far East as Westwood won easily… but there was plenty...
17 April 2014 - 10:53, by , in Golf, News, Comments off
  The 78th US Masters was the only game in town last week… And the 2012 champion Bubba Watson landed a second Green Jacket with a fine front-running performance. So as the players leave Augusta National for another year, here’s a few things that caught the eye at the season’s first golf major…   Augusta...