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"Excited" McIlroy back in the mix again at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 08: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waves as he walks across the 18th green during the third round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 08, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy is hoping to feed off the crowds and his comfort level at Quail ...
Tags: Sport, Power, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Wells Fargo Championship, Lowry, McIlroy, Birmingham Alabama, Charlotte North Carolina, Steve Stricker, Robert Karlsson, Gary Woodland


McIlroy shoots 66 after switching to fade; Clarke leading Regions Tradition

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 07: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland chips to the tenth green during the second round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 07, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) RORY MCILROY gave himself weekend work for the first time in a month by firing a five-under...
Tags: Alabama, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Clarke, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Lowry, Charlotte, McIlroy, Charlotte North Carolina, Holywood, Matt Wallace, Gary Woodland


McIlroy off the boil in Charlotte as Clarke hits the front in Alabama

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 06: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot on the tenth hole during the first round of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 06, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy showed he's still a long way from his best when he had to work hard to grind...
Tags: Alabama, Sport, Power, Canada, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Keegan Bradley, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Korea, Clarke, Shane Lowry, Darren Clarke, Wells Fargo Championship, Charlotte


Clarke T13, McGinley T30 as Weir wins maiden PGA Tour Champions title

Mike Weir. Picture: PGA Tour Champions Mike Weir earned his first PGA Tour Champions victory at the Insperity Invitational by two strokes over John Daly, Tim Petrovic and David Toms on 10-under par.Tied with Weir on the 18th hole, Daly’s approach shot came up short in the water, leading to a double-bogey six and a closing 69.“I caught a gust on 18,” D...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Weir, Darren Clarke, Great Britain, Celtic Manor, Daly, Mike Weir, McGinley, David Toms, PGA TOUR Champions, Clarke T13 McGinley, John Daly Tim Petrovic


Four qualifying venues confirmed for The 2021 Senior Open

Sunningdale Golf Club There will be three English venues and one US venue for players hoping to qualify for the 2021 Senior Open Presented by Rolex at Sunningdale.Entries opened on Monday for both exempt and non-exempt players with three of England’s finest golf courses named as venues for the Monday Qualifying while an overseas qualifier will take ...
Tags: Europe, England, US, Sport, Britain, United States, Pga, Golf, Surrey, Firestone, Berkshire, Majors, Akron Ohio, Rolex, Tom Fazio, Royal Portrush


Clarke wins back to back on PGA Tour Champions

Darren Clarke Darren Clarke won the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai by two strokes from Retief Goosen for his second straight PGA TOUR Champions victory, playing the back nine in six under in a closing eight-under 64.ScoresThe 52-year-old former Open Championship winner started the back-nine run with birdies at the 10th and 11th, added tw...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, Fred Couples, Clarke, Bahamas, Goose, Phoenix, Boca, Boca Raton Florida, Abaco, Mike Weir, Goosen, Retief Goosen, Clarkie, Mitsubishi Electric Championship


Clarke opens season with 63 in Hawaii

Darren Clarke. Picture: Getty Images Darren Clarke got 2021 off to a flying start when he opened with a nine-under 63 to lie a shot behind Retief Goosen in the Mitsubishi Championship at Hualalai Golf Club.After breaking his duck on the PGA Tour Champions last year, winning November’s TimberTech Championship in Boca Raton, the Dungannon man was forced...
Tags: Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Clarke, Bahamas, Darren Clarke, Charles Schwab, Boca, Boca Raton, Dungannon, Goosen, Retief Goosen, Jerry Kelly, Abaco Club, PGA TOUR Champions, Scott Parel


Mitsubishi Electric Championship Preview 2021

The post Mitsubishi Electric Championship Preview 2021 appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Preview Hualalai Golf Course | Ka'upulehu-Kona, Hawaii | January 19-23, 2021 The post Mitsubishi Electric Championship Preview 2021 appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
Tags: Sport, Golf, Mitsubishi Electric, Kona Hawaii, Champions Tour, Mitsubishi Electric Championship, PGA TOUR Champions, Michigan America


Meadow and Maguire reflect on memorable seasons as Ko claims Tour Championship

CME Group CEO Terry Duffy (L) fist bumps Jin Young Ko of Korea after she won the CME Group Tour Championship. Photo Credit: 2020 Getty Images Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire reflected on successful seasons as world number one Jin Young Ko took her month’s earnings to €1.34 million grabbed with victory in the CME Group Tour Championship in Florida.T...
Tags: Florida, Australia, US, Sport, Golf, Korea, Kim, Kpmg, Padraig Harrington, KO, Naples, Orlando, Woods, Terry Duffy, Justin, Charlie


Woods and son to play PNC Championship

Tiger Woods. Picture: Getty Images Pádraig and Paddy Harrington could get to play with Tiger Woods and his son Charlie in the 2020 PNC Championship in Orlando next month.In another sign that he is mellowing as a competitor, Woods will make his debut alongside his 11-year old son in this unique PGA Tour event where 20 Major winners compete as a team al...
Tags: Nbc, Sport, Golf Channel, Golf, Tiger Woods, Davis, Tiger, Jack Nicklaus, Davis Love III, Orlando, Woods, Augusta, Nbc Sports, PNC Financial Services Group Inc, IMG, Charlie


Clarke plans fitness drive after ending nine-year drought: "The last victory I had I was drunk for a week; this time I won't be"

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Darren Clarke will celebrate his first PGA Tour Champions win in a beach bar in the Bahamas as visa problems force him to miss the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Phoenix.But if you think the Dungannon man (52) is going to repeat his week-long 2011 Open Championship celebrations after ...
Tags: US, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Clarke, Padraig Harrington, Bahamas, Darren Clarke, Phoenix, Sandy, Armour, Boca Raton, Dungannon, Olin, Royal St George, Claret Jug


Clarke claims maiden PGA Tour Champions win as Rotella effect kicks in

Darren Clarke. Picture: PGA Tour Champions/Getty Images Darren Clarke pointed to his old partnership with mental coach Dr Bob Rotella as key as he claimed his first win since The Open in 2011 and his maiden PGA Tour Champions title in Florida last night.After carding a 10-under 62 to share the overnight lead with Swede Robert Karlsson on 13-under-par ...
Tags: Florida, England, US, Sport, Gay, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Finland, Clarke, Shane Lowry, Jamie Donaldson, Darren Clarke, Phoenix


Clarke eyes maiden PGA Tour Champions win despite rules gaffe

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Darren Clarke fired a 10-under 62 that included a one-stroke penalty for mistakenly preferring his lie to share the lead with Robert Karlsson heading into the final round of his final event of the season in Florida.The Dungannon man (52) had just 24 putts to share the lead with the Swede on 13-under pa...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Pga, Golf, Pga Tour, Fred Couples, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Phoenix, Keith, Karlsson, Boca Raton, Dungannon, Jim Furyk, Sherwood


Harrington scrambles well in Bermuda winds

Ryan Armour of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course on October 30, 2020 in Southampton, Bermuda. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Pádraig Harrington produced some trademark short game magic to remain in the hunt for the PGA Tour’s Bermuda Championship at...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, United States, Golf, Luke Donald, Pga Tour, European Tour, Finland, Jamie Donaldson, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Hamilton, Bermuda, Donaldson, Harrington


Cink wins Safeway Open at 47; Jiménez captures win No 10 as Clarke fades to 12th

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Stewart Cink bridged an 11-year gap to his 2009 Open win when he captured the season-opening Safeway Open in California.But Darren Clarke could not end a nine-year drought since he lifted the Claret Jug at Sandwich when he finished six shots behind Miguel Angel Jiménez in the PGA Tour Champions’ Sanfor...
Tags: California, Reagan, Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson, Pga Tour, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Anderson, Sony Open, Mickelson, Hadley, Jimenez


Clarke fires 62 after YouTube trawl; one back in bid for first Champions Tour win

Darren Clarke. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Darren Clarke trawled YouTube and Instagram for a tip and found a nugget that helped him fire his lowest ever round in the US — an eight-under 62 — to lie just a shot off the lead in the  Sanford International in South Dakota. The Dungannon man (52) was disgusted after his level par 70 in the opening r...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, US, Sport, South Dakota, Golf, Fred Couples, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Steve Stricker, PGA TOUR Champions, Kevin Sutherland, Bay Hill Invitational, Minnehaha, Stacy Revere Getty, Sanford International


Clarke tied ninth as Bertsch wins maiden title in Missouri

Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the Charles Schwab Series at Bass Pro Shops Big Cedar Lodge at Buffalo Ridge Golf Course on August 19, 2020 in Branson, Missouri. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Darren Clarke had to settle for a share of ninth as Shane Bertsch eagled the first hole of...
Tags: Sport, Missouri, Golf, Northern Ireland, Clarke, Michigan, Denver, Darren Clarke, Charles Schwab, PGA TOUR Champions, Buffalo Ridge, Bertsch, Stacy Revere Getty, Glen Day, Bass Pro Shops Big Cedar Lodge, Bernhard Langer Kenny Perry


FedEx Cup reverse for Lowry and McDowell; McIlroy five behind in Boston

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a second shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The Northern Trust at TPC Boston on August 20, 2020 in Norton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The FedEx Cup hopes of Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell are hanging by a thread after disappointing opening rounds in the Northern Trust at TPC Bos...
Tags: UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Boston, Sport, Colombia, United States, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Northern Ireland


Lowry fails to fire on moving day in Greensboro

Si Woo Kim of South Korea hits a hole in one from the third tee during the third round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 15, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images) Shane Lowry has work to do to qualify for next week’s Northern Trust in Boston after a level-par 70 left him nine shots behin...
Tags: South Korea, Boston, Spain, Sport, Austria, United States, Golf, Pga Tour, Clarke, Kim, Johnson, Shane Lowry, Firestone, Darren Clarke, Lowry, Colin Montgomerie


The PGA TOUR Champions Announces Combined 2020-21 Season

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Tags: Florida, Sport, Golf, Charles Schwab, Grand Blanc Michigan, The Armchair Golfer, Ponte Vedra, PGA TOUR Champions, Player Advisory Council, Warwick Hills, Miller Brady


PGA TOUR Champions Announces Combined 2020-21 Season

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Tags: Florida, Sport, Golf, Charles Schwab, Grand Blanc Michigan, The Armchair Golfer, Ponte Vedra, PGA TOUR Champions, Player Advisory Council, Warwick Hills, Miller Brady


Ernie Els taking lessons during rookie season on PGA Tour Champions

NEWPORT BEACH – When World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els turned 50 and joined PGA Tour Champions this year, the four-time major champion said he was looking forward to renewing acquaintances with, and competing against, familiar faces in a relaxing atmosphere. But Els was jolted by reality in the first round of his first Champions event, the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai in Hawaii. Even with the ocean waves crashing in the background, it didn’t take long to realize his “rookie” yea...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Golf, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ucla, Ernie Els, Tucson, Freddy, Irwin, Newport Beach, Vijay Singh, Els


McDowell sees red over slow play "yellow card"

Graeme McDowell. Picture: Getty Images Graeme McDowell was furious after a mid-round TV chat led to a frustrating slow play "yellow card" in the Saudi International.He shot a two-under 68 to go into the weekend just two shots behind French star Victor Perez on eight-under-par.But he was hugely irritated to get a "bad time" after falling victim to the tour's stringent new slow play...
Tags: Sweden, Saudi Arabia, US, Sport, South Africa, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson, Lee Westwood, Pga Tour, European Tour, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Shane Lowry


Team Langer wins PNC Father Son Challenge; Clarkes ninth, Harringtons 13th

Jason and Bernhard Langer. Picture: Gabe Roux Darren and Tyrone Clarke tied for ninth the Pádraig Harrington and son Paddy joint 13th behind Bernhard and Jason Langer in the 2019 PNC Father Son Challenge.The Clarkes added a 64 to their opening 63 to finish tied with Team Player on 17-under, seven shots outside a playoff that saw the Langers beat Team Goosen and Team Lehman at the ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Watson, Padraig Harrington, Jason, Orlando, Lehman, Daly, Irwin, PNC, Ryder Cups, Duval, Paddy, Bernhard, Nicklaus, Langer


ICYMI: Jeff Maggert Holes Out to Win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship (VIDEO)

[email protected]_Maggert’s reaction to winning the @SchwabCupFinale was incredible.His wife’s was even better. pic.twitter.com/p4YqOWt8ax — PGA TOUR Champions (@ChampionsTour) November 11, 2019 THIS IS ABOUT AS EXCITED as you'll ever see mild-mannered Jeff Maggert.The tour veteran holed out on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff to outlast Retief Goosen and win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, the season finale on the PGA Tour Champions.The playoff loss had extra sting for Goosen. Had the South...
Tags: Sport, Golf, McCarron, Goosen, Retief Goosen, Maggert, Jeff Maggert, The Armchair Golfer, PGA TOUR Champions, Scott McCarron, Charles Schwab Cup, Charles Schwab Cup Championship


Clarke wins Walter Hagen Ambassador of the Game award

Darren Clarke Darren Clarke became the first recipient of the Walter Hagen Ambassador of the Game award at the Country Club of Rochester on Thursday. Hagen was the Country Club of Rochester's first head professional and the award recognises those who contribute to the growth of the sport with Clarke singled out for his work with the Darren Clarke Foundation. "To receive this Walte...
Tags: Sport, Golf, PGA TOUR Champions


Spieth on a roll in Texas, Clarke contending at Oak Hill

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the eighth hole during the third round of the 101st PGA Championship held at Bethpage Black. (Photo by Darren Carroll/PGA of America) Jordan Spieth appears to have rediscovered his magical putting touch with just three weeks to go before the US Open at Pebble Beach.After clinching his best finish for 13 months when he tied for third behind Brooks...
Tags: England, New York, America, Spain, Sport, Italy, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, European Tour, Clarke, Denmark, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth, Pebble Beach, Mauritius, Spieth


Clarke to make Senior Open debut at Royal Lytham and St Annes

Darren Clarke. Picture: Getty Images The 2011 Champion Golfer of the Year, Darren Clarke, will make his Senior Open Presented by Rolex debut later this year after confirming he will tee it up at Royal Lytham & St Annes from July 25-28.The Northern Irishman turned 50 last year, less than two weeks after the 32nd edition of Europe’s only Senior Major Championship and is now relishin...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Clarke, Darren Clarke, Davis Love III, PAUL, Heather, St Andrews, Jimenez, St Annes, Langer, Bernhard Langer


Mark O’Meara endures travel woes to play in familiar surroundings

NEWPORT BEACH – It seems fitting that World Golf Hall of Famer Mark O’Meara, 62, made a triumphal return to Orange County this week after becoming the fourth-oldest champion in the 39-year history of PGA Tour Champions this past Sunday in Tucson. But what a long, strange, exhausting trip it was for O’Meara to get here to compete in the rebranded Hoag Classic, which opens Friday at Newport Beach Country Club. After staying up most of Sunday night to answer the “550 text messages and 120 emails” c...
Tags: Florida, La, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Houston, Orange County, Usc, Orlando, Southern California, Robert, Steve Jones, Michelle, Mark, Tucson, Sean


Career-best runner-up finish for Clarke on PGA Tour Champions

Darren Clarke holes a long putt on the 18th in Tucson Darren Clarke holed a 50-foot birdie putt on the final green to clinch a senior career-best tie for second behind Mark O'Meara in the Cologuard Classic in Tucson.The Dungannon man (50) closed with five-under-par 68 at Omni Tucson National to finish tied with Willie Wood, Kirk Triplett and Scott McCarron on 13-under, four stroke...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Clarke, Seattle, Darren Clarke, Tucson, Meara, Mark O Meara, PGA TOUR Champions, Scott McCarron, Tucson The Dungannon, Omni Tucson National, Willie Wood Kirk Triplett, Meara Clarke