Golf

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 ….

Tyrrell Hatton Wins Turkish Open

British Tyrrell Hatton has won the Turkish Open at the fourth extra hole following a six-man play off. The Ryder Cup player, who is 28 years old, claimed the win after Austrian Matthias Schwab missed a short par putt. They finished the day under floodlights after six players had tied ….

Tiger Woods Claims 82nd PGA Tour Win

Tiger Woods has won his 82nd PGA Tour Title after his latest victory at the Zozo Championship. The 43 year old world number 10 had a total of seven holes to finish in Japan as he matched American Sam Snead’s record that was set in 1964. It was Wood’s first ….

Mixed Golf Event To Be Hosted In Sweden

Men and women will have the chance to compete against each other for a trophy at a new event that is set to be hosted by golfers Henrik Senson and Annika Sorenstam next year. The Scandinavian Mixed is a brand new co-sanctioned event that has been given the green light ….

Victor Perez Wins At St Andrews

Rookie Victor Perez, who is 27 years old, has claimed first place at his 29th appearance after he posted a final round of 70 at St Andrews. The rookie golf player stated that his maiden European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship has proven to him that he ….

Rory Mcllroy Earns Player Of The Year

Rory McIlroy defeated Brooks Koepka to earn his fifth PGA Tour Player of the Year award. Voting for the prize was available to teams competing in the 2018-19 season and at least fifteen formal FedEx Cup events. While the Tour did not publish total votes and announced McIlroy’s victor over ….

Daniel Hilliar Turns Pro

Top amateur golfer, Daniel Hillier, from New Zealand, has turned professional and will compete alongside a compatriot and major winner in his first paid ranks competition. Hillier will join the 2005 U.S. Open Champion and Wellingtonian colleague Michael Campbell in the field for the $3.38 million KLM Open European Tour ….

Hinako Shibuno Wins Women’s British Open

Japanese Hinako Shibuno claimed a birdie for the last hole to steal a stunning win in the Women’s British Open, played at Woburn. Shibuno, who is 20 years old, was leading two shots overnight, but was caught by USA’s Lizette Salas for a thrilling final round. Salas fired the lowest ….