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2019 Articles

Pablo Larrazabal's comeback win at the Alfred Dunhill Championship was a triumph for doggedness and passion
Pablo Larrazabal's comeback win at the Alfred Dunhill Championship was a triumph for doggedness and passion
It all looked to have gone wrong for Pablo Larrazabal during the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on [...]
December 2, 2019
Race To Dubai winner Jon Rahm gets better each year – his first Major is a matter of when not if
Race To Dubai winner Jon Rahm gets better each year – his first Major is a matter of when not if
Many a man would have buckled in the situation Jon Rahm found himself on Sunday afternoon at the European Tour’s [...]
November 25, 2019
Tommy Fleetwood's in form but Jon Rahm is my favourite to win Race To Dubai in season finale
Tommy Fleetwood's in form but Jon Rahm is my favourite to win Race To Dubai in season finale
With classic catch-up golf at Sun City on Sunday, Tommy Fleetwood put himself in a prime position to claim the [...]
November 19, 2019
Tyrrell Hatton's Turkish delight was his just desserts – and now even bigger things beckon
Tyrrell Hatton's Turkish delight was his just desserts – and now even bigger things beckon
It was all over for Tyrrell Hatton when his third shot came to rest off the green at the first [...]
November 11, 2019
Phenomenally consistent Rory McIlroy will draw motivation from Brooks Koepka's comments
Phenomenally consistent Rory McIlroy will draw motivation from Brooks Koepka's comments
Rory McIlroy has played some incredible golf this year and he put in another exemplary performance at the WGC-HSBC Champions [...]
November 4, 2019
Door's open for Tiger Woods to break more records – and he won't shrink from it
Door's open for Tiger Woods to break more records – and he won't shrink from it
For years he achieved things that we couldn’t have imagined. Then, when it looked as though injuries would keep him [...]
October 28, 2019
French win can spark resurgence for Nicolas Colsaerts
French win can spark resurgence for Nicolas Colsaerts
Until Sunday, Nicolas Colsaerts had not won anywhere for seven years, since beating Graeme McDowell to win the Volvo Match [...]
October 21, 2019
Fit-again Bernd Wiesberger is riding a wave of euphoria to the top of golf
Fit-again Bernd Wiesberger is riding a wave of euphoria to the top of golf
Injuries need a lot of respect, especially in a physical game such as golf and in particular when it affects [...]
October 14, 2019
Sam Torrance: Spanish Open win shows Jon Rahm's potential – Major win and world No1 ranking await
Sam Torrance: Spanish Open win shows Jon Rahm's potential – Major win and world No1 ranking await
Jon Rahm is a proud Spaniard, so to defend his title at the Spanish Open over the weekend was a [...]
October 7, 2019
Dundee switch helped Victor Perez break his European Tour duck at St Andrews
Dundee switch helped Victor Perez break his European Tour duck at St Andrews
When Victor Perez relocated from his native France to Dundee last year it was to be with his Scottish girlfriend, [...]
September 30, 2019
Faultless and in total control, Danny Willett was back to his best in Wentworth duel with Jon Rahm
Faultless and in total control, Danny Willett was back to his best in Wentworth duel with Jon Rahm
It went right down to the wire, but Danny Willett got his reward for a week of near-faultless golf when [...]
September 23, 2019
Solheim Cup thriller was up there with anything in men's or women's golf
Solheim Cup thriller was up there with anything in men's or women's golf
It has been a big week for many people in golf but none more so than those involved in an [...]
September 16, 2019
Sebastian Soderberg battled his demons to break his European Tour duck and pip world No1-in-waiting Rory McIlroy
Sebastian Soderberg battled his demons to break his European Tour duck and pip world No1-in-waiting Rory McIlroy
Sebastian Soderberg would have been forgiven for thinking his chance to win a first European Tour title at the 50th [...]
September 2, 2019
Rory McIlroy gave golf a reminder of what he can do even against the very best at the $15m FedEx Cup finale
Rory McIlroy gave golf a reminder of what he can do even against the very best at the $15m FedEx Cup finale
Heading into the FedEx Cup Playoffs it looked like being a battle between Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy for the [...]
August 26, 2019