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2019 Articles

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
Justin Thomas is in the box seat for the Tour Championship but the $15m FedEx Cup finale's exciting new format means the race is far from over
Justin Thomas is in the box seat for the Tour Championship but the $15m FedEx Cup finale's exciting new format means the race is far from over
This week’s Tour Championship, the finale to the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup, sees the debut of a unique new format [...]
August 19, 2019
Patrick Reed has reaped the rewards of a rest to get back to where he belongs
Patrick Reed has reaped the rewards of a rest to get back to where he belongs
After a horrid start to the year, Patrick Reed has been shaping up nicely for the last two or three [...]
August 12, 2019
$15m FedEx Cup play-offs offer Tommy Fleetwood chance to go one better than his runner-up finish at The Open
$15m FedEx Cup play-offs offer Tommy Fleetwood chance to go one better than his runner-up finish at The Open
With a $15m top prize for the winner, the FedEx Cup play-offs, which begin this week at the Northern Trust [...]
August 5, 2019
Unflappable Brooks Koepka shows why he's world No1 and tees up intriguing FedEx Cup battle with Rory McIlroy
Unflappable Brooks Koepka shows why he's world No1 and tees up intriguing FedEx Cup battle with Rory McIlroy
Major wins may have been behind Brooks Koepka’s rise to world No1 but he was always going to start becoming [...]
July 29, 2019
Shane Lowry could win 10 Masters but nothing will ever top the Irishman's emotional Open triumph at Royal Portrush
Shane Lowry could win 10 Masters but nothing will ever top the Irishman's emotional Open triumph at Royal Portrush
What an extraordinary week it was at the Open Championship. The first time back in Northern Ireland for 68 years, [...]
July 22, 2019
I'd love to see Rory McIlroy win The Open at Royal Portrush but Jon Rahm is my top pick for the year's last golf Major
I'd love to see Rory McIlroy win The Open at Royal Portrush but Jon Rahm is my top pick for the year's last golf Major
It’s a slightly strange scenario to be playing the last Major of the year in mid-July, owing to golf’s new, [...]
July 16, 2019