The Australian PG Championship finals saw Harold Varner in his first European Tour title win, thereby putting the heartbreak of last season’s play-off behind him, with a closing round of 65.
12 months ago, Varner had entered in the final rounds in a share of the lead. He however, finished level par at the RACV Royal Pines Resort with a closing 75, thus losing out to Nathan Holman on the first play-off hole.
Jason Dufner has been in the news several times, more so for his glamorized marriage lately.
Tom Lewis is a popular European golfer who turned into a professional golfer in 2011 at the age of 20 years.
This young and charismatic golfer belongs to England and won the Portugal Masters title in the year he turned a pro. He was the best amateur in Europe before he turned pro.
Danny Willett, UK’s new golf hero, became a US Masters Champion after his clergyman dad let him to bunk off school so that he can practice.
Rev Stephen Willett, his dad, had seen his son’s great talent when he was a kid.
He was so imprinted he took his kid to the driving range when he must have been learning in class. His mother, who was a math teacher, was not very impressed. But everything was forgiven when their id shocked the world by winning in Augusta on Sunday, gathering US$ 1.8 million top prize.
Rickie Fowler admitted that he is really hungry for a major win this year after going close in all 4 majors this year. Last year, this young American golfer was a really a model of consistency, registering a Top-5 end at Masters before taking a share of 2nd at US Open as well as Open Championship - albeit some distance behind Rory McIlroy and Martin Kaymer (US Open).
Olympic champ Lindsey Vonn feels herself fortunate to be a part of lives of Woods’ 2 children & has remarked both the legendary golfer dad & his juniors are simply ‘amazing’.
Vonn is in awe of Tiger’s parenting skills and she is visibly impressed with his 6-year-old son & 7-year-old daughter.
‘They are great. They are such amazing kids & he is an amazing dad”, Vonn shared in one of her recent press meets.
“I feel kind of privileged here to be with them & try to help as much as possible. They are wonderful kids & I just love them.”
Ian Poulter is a professional golfer from England, who is currently a member of the two top professional golf tours in the world - the European Tour and the United States based US PGA Tour.
He is a two time World Golf Championship winner with his wins at the World Golf Championship - Accenture Match Play Championship in 2010 and the World Golf Championship - HSBC Champions in 2012, which catapulted him to a career high ranking of fifth in the Official Golf World Rankings.
Tom Lewis is an English golfer who plays professionally as a member of the European Tour.
Having won the Boys Amateur Championship at the fabled Royal St. George's in 2009, Lewis lost a closely contested battle against Peter O'Malley in a playoff for the New South Wales Open the following year.
His performances in the Local Final Qualifying at Rye earned him a place at the Open Championship of 2011, which was held at the Royal St. George's.
David Duval, the former world number one golfer, has joined Golf Channel as analyst. David is expected to be on set for many of the top events of the year, and that includes World Golf Championship tournaments - Players Championship, Florida swing, and Presidents/Ryder Cup and FedEx Cup playoffs.
David, who has worked as a guest expert for the last 3 years, will come along during Golf Central pre and post-match events along with Brandel Chamblee.
As far as Ryder Cup is concerned it continues to bring in analysis from the players even in its 40th year. It is from the mouth of Webb Simpson who is gearing up for the first time after Gleneagles at the Hospital for the Children Open called Shriners. Webb Simpson is the defending champion.