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Golf 2014 review: Evolution must continue after golf finally began to understand simple fact of equality

Not to say that the decision to enter the modern age was unanimous. The 85 per cent in favour showed that there still was the odd crusty old fool determined that the stagnant status quo should remain. It was not worth thinking of the consequences had these “No” numpties prevailed. Golf is in a perilous […]

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Phil Mickelson v Tom Watson: when the civil game turned ugly at the Ryder Cup

Zinger, of course, is Paul Azinger, America’s only winning captain this century. A maverick in the most generous sense of the word, Azinger implemented a system in Kentucky which divided his team into pods of four and handed them the responsibility to look after each other. With Nick Faldo simply expecting his team to perform […]

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Lance Armstrong incites ‘irony is dead’ mockery when he says he would never betray golf by cheating

In an eyebrow-raising interview with Golf Digest, the Texan, apparently speaking without irony, said the sport adhered to a code of honour that simply did not exist in cycling, at least during his era. But he insisted that that was what he loved most about it. “Golf is different from the culture of cycling when […]

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Kaymer schrammt an Sieg vorbei

Deutschlands bester Golfer Martin Kaymer hat bei seinem Saison-Abschlussturnier den Sieg denkbar knapp verpasst. Der 29-Jährige aus Mettmann … weiterlesen SPORT1 Golf News

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Golf, not Rory McIlroy, has lost its popularity

So, Rory McIlroy now understands that the mandatory minimum for consideration as BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2015 is to win all four of golf’s grand slams, set a course record at Augusta, and perhaps throw in some Nobel laureate-worthy charity work while he is at it. Oh, and to turn up on […]

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Woods wird bei Comeback Letzter

Superstar Tiger Woods hat nach viermonatiger Verletzungspause noch viel Arbeit vor sich. Der frühere Weltranglistenerste und 14-malige … weiterlesen SPORT1 Golf News

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How to make golf appeal to the kids

1. Make golf clubs more welcoming Golf clubs are like any other kind of club except with less electronic dance music and more drugs, predominantly statins. But they can be intimidating to people who do not “fit in” – i.e. everyone in the human race who is not already in it. Making golf clubs more […]

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Padraig Harrington Wins Indonesian Open for First Victory in 4 Years

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington won the Asian Tour’s Indoneasian Open on Sunday, ending a four-year drought, according to The Guardian. Harrington shot 71 on Sunday to beat Thailand’s Thanyakon Khrongpha by two shots for his first win since the 2010 Johor Open, also on the Asian Tour. His last PGA Tour win was at […]

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Grandioser Sieg bei US Open – Deutschlands Golf-Held: So funktioniert das System Kaymer

Ganz oben angekommen: Nach seinem eindrucksvollen Triumph bei den US Open zählt Martin Kaymer endgültig zu den Giganten im Golfsport. Wie ist der Deutsche plötzlich so stark geworden? Wer zieht im Hintergrund die Fäden?Von FOCUS-Online-Autor Maximilian Koch Spieler und Turniere

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Jordan Spieth Steals the Show at Tiger Woods’ Hero World Challenge

WINDERMERE, Fla. — Jordan Spieth obliterated the competition at the unofficial, 18-player Hero World Challenge at Isleworth, extending his lead to as many as 12 strokes before signing for a final-round 66 to win by 10 over Henrik Stenson (69). It was the Texan Spieth’s second consecutive win, coming one week after he won the […]

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