Outrage in the PGA Irish Region — "It's all a huge offensive joke"
Never mind Ted Bishop getting fired as President of the PGA of America for his Twitter outburst earlier this week. It appears trouble brewing close to home with some members of the Irish Region of the PGA believed to be outraged by a rule change with major repercussions.
Aces high: two amateurs win Peugeots in Greystones Pro-Am
Thanks god for Hole-in-One insurance. At least, that's what we've been assured was in place for Newcastle Garage Ltd who could have been left out of pocket to the tune of €33,000 after not one but two amateur aced the 16th in the Greystones Pro-Am on Friday.
Mobile phone kills McGovern and Ireland at Europeans
Ireland crashed to a disappointing joint third in the PGAs of Europe International Team Championship after a controversial finish marred by a mobile phone. Tied for the lead with eventual champions The Netherlands, anchor man Brendan McGovern came to the 18th with the title on the line but ran up a disastrous triple bogey seven after being disturbed by a ringing phone.
Cutler misses cut at Q-School
Paul Cutler agonisingly missed the 54-hole Q-School cut by a shot at Frilford Heath and must now rely on sponsors invitations to earn his tour card this year.
The 22-year old from Portstewart, top scorer in Great Britain and Ireland’s Walker Cup win last month, shot a six over 78 to finish on 15 over at the Oxfordshire venue in the First Qualifying Stage.
It was a sad end to a personally difficult period for the likeable Ulsterman, whose grandfather John Cutler sadly passed away last week.