Golf

Daniel Hillier Ready For Second Open Championship

New Zealand golfer Daniel Hillier has been working on his game to take on his next major tournament. His last major, the US Open, saw the young golfer overwhelmed and let the competition get the better of him. He believes that he is better prepared for the upcoming Open Championship. ….

Mickelson Says Ko Inspired Him To PGA Win

Phil Mickelson has credited New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko as his inspiration for winning last weekend’s PGA Championship. The big win saw the 50-year-old interrupt a two-year drought on the PGA Tour. He’s also now the oldest player ever to have won a golf major. His stellar victory came off ….

Lydia Ko Falls Short At Women’s World Champs

Though eventually two shots off the lead with several starting birdies counting in her favour, Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko just could not manage to make a final push for the win in Singapore on Sunday. The pro-golfer finished tied on 11-under par in the latest leg of the LPGA Tour ….

Lydia Ko Off To A Promising New Season Start

While Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko may have ended her 2020 LPGA Tour without a win, she’ll be heading into next season with her highest world ranking in more than a year. Ko, who has now officially broken into the top030, has climbed a stunning seven places to No. 29 following ….

Amelia Garvey To Join Lydia Ko At US Open

New Zealand will this year for the first time in 4 years have two golfers competing in the US Women’s Open. This after 20-year-old Christchurch golfer Amelia Garvey managed to claim a berth in next month’s major thanks to a special invite issued by tournament organisers to the top 20 ….

One More Blow As NZ Golf Open Gets Cancelled

New Zealand Golf has just suffered yet another major blow  dealt by the ongoing global health crisis. New Zealand Golf Open organising committee chairperson John Hart on Thursday morning declared the upcoming February 2021 edition of the event officially cancelled. What would have been the 102nd edition of the New ….

Danny Lee’s U.S. Open W-D The Final Straw

Kiwi U.S. Open golfer-contender Danny Lee is starting to run a serious risk of ridicule after yet another quitting stunt pulled on Sunday following a disastrously poor six-putt performance played on the final hole at Winged Foot. And as for the excuse this time round – a supposed injury sustained ….

Kiwi Danny Lee Grabs Final Golf US Open Spot

Top New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has nabbed the last available spot for this year’s US Open. The final five remaining spots were filled following the conclusion of Tuesday’s (NZ time) Tour Championship, with the competition’s top five points finishers having all earned entries into the Open, which will be ….

How Ryan Fox is Spending Lockdown

Golf is the latest sport to benefit from expert coaching tips during lockdown. In a video series put together by the New Zealand Sport Collective, Sky Sport Next, and Stuff, Ryan Fox is handing out hints and tips to better the time you’ll be spending on the greens when the ….

Jon Rahm Wins DP World Championship

Jon Rahm birdied on the final hole to claim the DP World Tour Championship in while playing on 19 under par, simultaneously taking the European Tour’s season-long Race to Dubai. Rahm had landed a three foot putt to finish just one ahead of English Tommy Fleetwood, and has won the ….