Tag Archive | "Rory McIlroy"

Horschel Catches ‘Lightning in a Bottle’ — Wins FedEx Cup

27-year-old Billy Horschel iced the cake of an unprecedented run in FedEx Cup history to scoop the pool, denying world number one Rory McIlroy at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta to capture the PGA Tour season-ending Tour Championship and the $10 million bounty as FedEx Cup champion. Horschel qualified for Playoff Series in [...]

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The McIlroy Legend Continues to Build at Valhalla

We’ve seen this before, but from only a precious few. Rory McIlroy’s PGA Championship victory at soggy Valhalla Country Club in Louisville, Kentucky extended his major championship total to four and his win streak from as many huge events — The Open Championship, WGC Bridgestone Championship and the PGA — to three. Along with it, [...]

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Martin Kaymer

German precision – Kaymer-style

  Martin Kaymer has climbed to the summit and slid back do wn again but a magical week at Pinehurst No. 2 has the German on the ascent again, running roughshod over the field to win the 2014 U.S. Open by eight strokes. The 29-year embraced the restored classic of American golf to set all-time [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Insight, July 2014, NewsComments (0)

Matthew Griffin

ONE ASIA: The History and Future of Asia Pacific’s Professional Tournament Destination for Elite Golfers

From the 27th to 30th of March, the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship was the official opening event of the ONEASIA tour calendar, played at Damai Indah Golf’s BSD Course. The event was joint sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour organization, which saw the crème de la crème of OneAsia’s playing field competing against some [...]

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Posted in 2014, April 2014, News, On TourComments (0)

U-16 Boys Division Champion Surabaya’s Tirto Tamardi

The 7th Faldo Series Indonesian Championship

On the 19th – 21st of January, Damai Indah’s BSD Course played host to a field of 55 of Indonesia’s most talented junior golfers. Established in 1996, 40 Faldo Series tournaments now take place in 30 countries worldwide with more than 7,000 golfers participating each year. Past winners include the likes of: Rory McIllroy and [...]

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Posted in 2014, February 2014, Golf Insight, NewsComments (0)

The OWGR

The OWGR (Part 2): how it distorts reality

OWGR (OFFICIAL WORLD GOLF RANKING): THE US PGA AND EUROPEAN TOURS ARE EQUALLY STRONG If there would be no difference in strength, the European Tour would have disappeared altogether, because every European pro would have queued up for membership of the US Tour. Most of them don’t even try, because they know full well how [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Insight, January 2014, NewsComments (0)