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).
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.
American golfer Graeme McDowell suffered a double bogey early on the 17th as he finished at the tenth position in the Arnold Palmer Invitation tournament after a mediocre two under par 70 at the Bay Hill tournament. The player from Portush carded a birdie on the sixth hole and then picked up shots at the 11, 12 and 14 to finally move to eight under. The result was quite a shock for the spectators as it was not the expected result and Every will celebrate his first ever PGA Tour title in his golf career.
The golf maestro, Tiger Woods, also the world number one has reached a record breaking income of US $1.3 billion in his career. He also leads the income list in the Golf Digest 50 where Adam Scott, the Australian stands in the eight position. This is the 11th time that Tiger Woods is topping the charts and in addition to what he has already got there is a list of many more other earnings such as off the course earnings that amounts to US $71 million and other prize money that has amounted to US $12 million.
Dustin Johnson held on to his nerves on the final day of the World Golf Championship – HSBC Champions in Shanghai and the challenges of Graeme McDowell and Ian Poulter to take the win in a thrilling finale to the European Tour event. Johnson began the day with a three shot lead over the chasing pack of McDowell and Poulter but he managed to blow his lead by taking three attempts to sink a putt while the others caught up with him to take the lead with a couple of quick fire birdies early in the morning.
If you are not a huge Jason Dufner fan, the following tale might do the trick. It all begins with a man called Rob Labritz. If one could not recognize that name, a YouTube video might help. Rob is a New York club pro who hit a wedge shot from ninety five yards at PGA Professional National Championship to get the final position in the pack at the PGA Championship this year.
Patrick Reed is an American professional golfer. He was born in 5 august 1990, in San Antonio, in the state of Texas. This university high school graduate from Baton Rouge, Louisiana currently plays on the PGA tour.
Coming off a win, along with partner Bo Van Pelt at the charity golf tournament of Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade, Steve Stricker will be headlining the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic, officially known as the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. Having won the title three times already, Stricker will head into the tournament aiming for his fourth title in five years which will also earn him a direct ticket to the British Open, which is scheduled for tee off next week.
Martin Kaymer, born on 28 December 1984, Düsseldorf, Germany, is currently a German professional golfer who made it to the 1st position in the Official World Golf Ranking on 27 February 2011. His runner-up finish at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship helped him escalate. However he could hold on to his top spot for only eight weeks after which he lost it to Lee Westwood.
Jason Dufner has made it official that in the years to come he would be seen participating in the European Tour, more and more. He had had the idea of taking up a membership on the European Tour in his mind about which he feels, this year is the time. He had confirmed this in a report during his preparation for HSBC Championship held at Abu Dhabi.