Ian Poulter Beat Beau Hossler At Houston Open In On First Playoff Hole

Similar to the way he was last two years, Ian Poulter had to struggle all through the game at the Houston Open. He needed the birdie at the 72nd hole to secure his position to have a playoff with Beau Hossler, and here Poulter came up clutch and buried a 20-footer, and this lead to an emotional celebration we have come to know from the fiery Englishman.

From there, the more challenging work was done. All that   he needed was par on the first playoff hole to get his first worldwide victory after 2012 and also receive the desirable final invitation to the Masters.
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Golf Groups Show Support For PHCC Athletics

The department of athletics at the Patrick Henry Community College received some help last week; all thanks go to some of the local golfers.

The college organized a golf fundraiser event at the Primland with the goal to support the student-athletes department that has more than 170 student-athletes.  They are taking part in nine sports of different genre and are competing this year.

Brian Henderson the director of PHCC Athletic said, “Our motive is to see students doing well in the sport and get success, if athletics is the one way to help them, we are required to offer them that option.”

“Ultimately, the golf tournament of this semester is not just a big and a great day of golf with a number of supporters of golf. But, it was also a chance for our community partners take part in creating a space for our students to grow, achieve and excel” he added. Continue reading “Golf Groups Show Support For PHCC Athletics”


Bernd Weisberger will now take a three-shot lead into the final day in China after carding three under par 69 in the third round.

The Austrian is leading the pack at the Genzon Golf club at the Shenzhen international.

Dylan Frittelli follows closely in second place as he shot four under in the third round. The South African is ahead of his compatriot George Coetzee and Dean Burmester who are in third place. They share the spot with American David Lipsky and Englishman Ross Fisher.

Weisberger hit 65 in the second round, entering the third four shots ahead but Gregory Bourdy crattled his strong lead. Bourdy moved up a shot as he birdied the second and hit a hole in one in the third. He dropped a shot in the fifth hole but hit birdies in the sixth and seventh to draw level with Weisberger. Continue reading “WEISBERGER TAKES NARROW LEAD INTO FINAL DAY IN CHINA”

Fate Of The Brand That Is Tiger

There is always a tease around Tiger Woods is regarding his coming back to the major tournaments.

His last consistent appearances stopped in 2015. He started off on a high note in 2012 when he made a comeback by winning three times and then he had about five victories in the next year and even won the title of PGA Tour Player of the Year. However, his performances declined subsequently and that might be why he has taken a back seat in terms of active performances on the courses of late.

There was a time when the public would hang on every rumor and tease about his possible comeback or participation in an upcoming event. With a number of false rumors and starts all that enthusiasm has been waning of late. This was evident when his book launch and even his appearance at the celebratory dinner at the Masters recently did not invoke as much excitement as it should have. Continue reading “Fate Of The Brand That Is Tiger”


For Hideki Matsuyama, the year has been quite a good one, and the end of the year, just perfect!

He had started out the year with a victory in the Japan Open at home, while rounding it off with another trophy against a short but strong field in the Bahamas. In five tournaments, he has so far come off with four victories.

In the HSBC Champions and the Taiheiyo Masters, the 24 year old Japanese star had come off with seven-shot victories. And going into the final round at the Albany Golf Club, he had a seven shot lead over Henrik Stenson.

After the ninth hole, he was unable to make another birdie and so got his lead reduced to two shots. He had two more holes to play and thus closed with two pars for a -1-over 73 and a two-shot victory.

“I can’t say that I played well today,” he said. “But I did win Tiger’s tournament, and what a great honor it is.” Continue reading “HIDEKI MATSUYAMA COMES OFF VICTORIOUS IN THE BAHAMAS”

Jason Dufner Takes Break From Polo

Jason Dufner, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas shocked everyone by taking group outing on Monday.

They planned this outing to take a break from professional golf. And you will be surprised to know what they did in outing. Well, they played mini golf. This is how these golfers relaxed.

Playing golf is a fun and it is my bit relaxing, but is true only when the game is played taking it just a game rather with an objective of winning it. The professional golf is not like normal golf that is played for fun. This is the golf that makes career of a player; golfers earn their livelihood from professional golf. And thus, while playing professional golfers has to go through a lot of pressure.

And think what would be the condition of the player who is playing for the entire week or month. Jason Dufner, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas too got tired with their hectic schedule and thus decided to take a break from it. Monday outing was part that break. However, for players this break was from pressure and challenge; not the game, because, in the break these winners played mini golf. Continue reading “Jason Dufner Takes Break From Polo”

What’s In Dustin’s Bag?

Dustin Johnson has had a pretty good 2016 so far after a poor 2015. Johnson changed his irons and drivers before the season’s Master tournament. There are many people who have seen Johnson smacks 400 yard drives very easily. Everyone is anxious to know the driver that he is using presently and the other things in his golf bag.

Many of the golfers have made small changes to their playing kit in 2016. However, Dustin has a completely different bag now than what he had used last season.  After changing the irons and driver, solid results have started to come his way and he achieved the fourth place at the northern trust open. He has so far earned top 10 positions in seven of the events and that includes his first major championship. Continue reading “What’s In Dustin’s Bag?”

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Ian Poulter third at Puerto Rico Open, behind Finau & Marino

Ian Poulter could not convert his overnight lead into win at Puerto Rico Open, ending 3rd (tied) behind Steve Marino and Tony Finau.

The England man, who has not become victorious at a PGA Tour title since the year 2012, carded a level-par seventy-two in the final round.
That left him one off the leaders, who were separated by a play-off – American Finau beating his compatriot Marino with three successive birdies. The forty year old golfer told that this is a bit disappointing. He is continuing to work on the game to attempt and improve and he know if he rectify a couple of poor shots then his game would improve. Hitting shots slightly too far right at certain times is costly.
Meanwhile, he has lived up to his car-lover repute by sending one of his prized-assets to get some ‘TLC’. Ian, who recently ended T3 at Puerto Rico Open at the Coco Beach, is targeting to win his very first tournament since the year 2012.
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Adam Scott Eyeing US Masters & World # 1 Crowns

Adam Scott seems to be in quite a charged state of late. The dapper Aussie golfer is liking the tender green pastures before him & is excited to get back to his long putter time.

In fact, Scott is so confident that he is not only focused on winning US Masters but is also looking forward to dominate this entire season.

“I am not here just for throwing balls up & see where these fall”, remarked the Australian golfer.

Adam was naturally discontent with his performance last year as he could only triumph in one single tournament in 2014. These days he is all set to ablaze the courses with glory & is eager to win back his #1 world ranking.

“We do not find many golfers winning huge & my next challenge is to be among those few guys who actually win in most of the matches. This is my biggest challenge this year”, Scott looks pretty determined to revive his previous winning glory in 2015.

“I am looking forward to challenge the #1 spot. It is that I am eager to put forward my level best that will enable me to come up with highest possible performance.”

At this moment, he is concentrated mostly on his long putter. Continue reading “Adam Scott Eyeing US Masters & World # 1 Crowns”