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What would we give for Mcilroy to be playing for Britain!

The first Match Play event of the season took place last week at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco with the world’s top 64 players competing for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play title.

It seems even if the Brits had played out of their skin this week, a certain Northern Irishman, in the shape of Rory Mcilroy would have still found a way to beat them. Continue reading What would we give for Mcilroy to be playing for Britain!

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Two Toms on Tour score well in China

Tommy Fleetwood and Tom Lewis both finished in season best positions, at the Shenzhen International at Genzon GC.

Fleetwood, who may feel a good round has come too late for him, finished in third place shooting 12-under, a shot behind the two leaders who were split by a playoff hole.

Lewis, who has not featured much this season, finished a shot behind his name-sake in fourth position sharing it with fellow Briton David Howell and five other players all on 11-under par.

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Englishmen find form around Augusta at the Masters

In a record breaking week at the Masters, it was hard to look past Jordan Spieth but up the top with the young American, 3 Englishmen finished in the top six.

The obvious one being Justin Rose who put in a valiant performance on all four days, challenging the leader Spieth at all times. Paul Casey had very good and steady tournament and Ian Poulter finished tied sixth with Casey, after a flawless 10-under par weekend.

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Finally back to winning ways

Richie Ramsey became the first Scot to win on the European Tour this season at the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco this week, getting the Brits back to winning ways after several disappointing weeks.

With four British players in the final five tee times on Sunday, including two Scots it looked promising that we would have a winner from the home countries once again.

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Certain Brits need a really good week

With the Masters in 2 weeks time, players get their first big chance to leap up the world rankings pushing further for spots at the Olympics next summer. However, players who have had a decent season so far may not get their chance to prove themselves on the big stage at Augusta.

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It seems the Brits can’t mix with the big boys at the top

In a week that produced the 18th different winner through 21 tournaments this season on the PGA Tour,a British player is yet to win, not looking a promising season for Great Britain.

The PGA Tour took place through the Arnold Palmer Invitational, at Bay Hill Club & Lodge this week and it was another disappointing week for the British following.

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Madeira Islands Open Cancelled

This week the European tour came back to Europe only to be greeted by severe weather conditions in Portugal forcing the tournament to be cancelled.

The tournament had already been reduced to 36 holes after the first round was delayed until the Friday, and after no play was allowed on the Saturday, it was decided that it would consist of 36 holes. Play was then suspended further on the Sunday and later cancelled.

Full details can be found here

The tournament has been rescheduled for July 30th – August 2nd

Casey falls short at the final hurdle

In a week that proved tough for British golfers in Delhi and California; Paul Casey came within touching distance of the trophy at Riviera.

The PGA Tour was played out at Riviera Country Club in California this week, the field consisted of only three British golfers, Casey was alongside Luke Donald and Brian Davis neither of which made it to the weekend. Casey carried the hopes of British golfers on his shoulders through the weekend.

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