Shane Lowry secures win 'for the good guys' at Wentworth
Shane Lowry tapped in for birdie at the 18th hole and then had to wait and see if Rory McIlroy could produce something special to force a playoff at Wentworth. McIlroy gave himself a chance and the crowd cheered as his long eagle putt on the final hole crept slowly toward the cup, only to stop less than an inch short. McIlroy crouched down, staring at the ball in disbelief, while Lowry hugged his caddie in the scorer's tent to celebrate a one-shot victory at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday.news.yahoo.com
McIlroy says LIV has strained bond with Ryder Cup teammates
When Rory McIlroy runs into some of his former Ryder Cup teammates at Wentworth this week, don’t expect them to spend much time reminiscing about fond memories. European Ryder Cup stalwarts Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter are among the contingent of LIV Golf players who are competing at the BMW PGA Championship this week, much to the dismay of McIlroy and the others who have resisted the financial gains of joining the Saudi-backed breakaway series. During a forgettable Ryder Cup for Europe last year at Whistling Straits, one of the most memorable moments came when McIlroy broke down in tears when talking about how much he loved his teammates.news.yahoo.com
Great Scot! MacIntyre battles world No. 1 Johnson to a draw
“It was a tough match,” Johnson said. “Obviously, I was dying to win that match,” MacIntyre said. The Spaniard, whose American home is in Austin, won his second match and thus eliminated Hatton, the No. He missed the birdie putt and Rahm, who would have had a putt from the same range, smile a sigh of relief. Johnson was 10 feet away for eagle, and MacIntyre still had him putt it (Johnson made it).
Column: Golf fortunes change quickly for Antoine Rozner
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)AUSTIN, Texas – For a sport known for its glacial pace, fortunes can change quickly in golf. That was the cutoff for the top 64 players to get in the Dell Technologies Match Play. Rozner won all four of his matches at Formby Golf Club on the Lancashire coast of England. Rozner said he spoke to Dubuisson last week to find out why he did so well in the Match Play in 2014. I'm trying to take it match after match, step after step.”He makes it sound like a slow process.
How to watch the 2020 Masters: Tee times, pairings, live stream and TV
Golf fans have waited seven months for this: The 2020 Masters. Postponed from April, it’s finally time to return to Augusta National, where Tiger Woods made history in 2019 and has been able to hold onto that green jacket for a little extra time due to the coronavirus pandemic. Woods is paired with Shane Lowry and Andy Ogletree and will begin his Masters at 7:55 a.m. Friday on No. That stream will show them everyone of their shots as they happen, as well as tournament highlights. Poston, Christiaan Bezuidenhout12:00 p.m. -- Fred Couples, Max Homa, Dylan Frittelli12:11 p.m. -- Jose Maria Olazabal, Andrew Putnam, James Sugruemlive.com
Arthur I. Cyr: Preserving fragile peace in Northern Ireland
In March 2017, the funeral for Martin McGuinness took place in Northern Ireland. British Prime Ministers Teresa May, and predecessor Tony Blair, who was instrumental in achieving Northern Ireland peace, did not attend. A common commercial market linking Britain and Northern Ireland with the rest of Ireland has been important in maintaining peace. The Northern Ireland summit reconfirmed commitment to economic and wider cooperation. The Northern Ireland summit additionally agreed on new transatlantic trade negotiations between Europe and North America.monroenews.com
The Open Championship Returns To Royal Portrush After 68 Year Absence
The Open returned to Royal Portrush after a 68-year absence and made up for lost time with an unusual amount of theater Thursday. He was the betting favorite who as a 16-year-old stunned Irish golf with a 61 to set the course record at Royal Portrush in the North of Ireland Amateur. The throaty cheers went silent when his tee shot went left and out of bounds. Clarke turned and applauded the grandstand that filled up before his opening tee shot at 6:35 a.m., and he treated everyone else to three birdies through five holes. That belonged to Royal Portrush and the people who filled the links to see championship golf.detroit.cbslocal.com