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!
Justin Rose birdies the 72nd hole at the Zurich Classic last weekend to beat American Cameron Tringale at TPC Louisiana.
Rose has kicked on from his Masters performance where he lost out to Jordan Spieth, he has finally got his win after his poor form at the start of the season.
Continue reading Rose and Westwood earn victories on tour
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.
Continue reading Two Toms on Tour score well in China
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.
Continue reading Englishmen find form around Augusta at the Masters
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.
Continue reading Finally back to winning ways
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.
Continue reading Certain Brits need a really good week
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.
Continue reading It seems the Brits can’t mix with the big boys at the top
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
Britain’s best hope Justin Rose is slipping down the world rankings, now in tenth positon, having missed the cut at the Valspar Championship he has now missed three of the last four cuts, he has not troubled the top of any of the leaderboards all season.
In a year he will be looking to win a major again, after such a strong season last time out, this is not ideal preparation for the masters which is just three weeks away now, a tournament in which he can really move up the world rankings and cement his place at Rio next year for Team GB.
Continue reading Brits still misfiring in run-up to Masters
I may be picking at straws here but in a disappointing weekend for the British golfers, David Horsey seemed keen to keep the theme of the week going putting himself at the top of the leaderboard after the first day in Pretoria.
His second day was not so strong, but he and fellow Brit Craig Lee, were in a six-way tie for the lead going into Sunday on nine-under. Neither could push on further on the last day, with Lee shooting level-par and Horsey carding a round of plus-three with five bogeys and a double bogey.
Continue reading British golfers will be glad to be out of South Africa