McIlroy wonder-shot sets up blistering back nine
Rory McIlroy might have made a slow start to 2015 but after going out in level par with one birdie and one bogey on his card, the world No 1 was inspired by a back nine wonder-shot as he stormed home in 31 to match pal Rickie Fowler in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Mega Irish Open set for Fota Island - driveable 6th a feature
Irish golf’s biggest stars will be to the fore when the 2014 Irish Open takes place at Fota Island Resort from 19th – 22nd June, in front of an expected attendance of over 100,000 in what promises to be an unforgettable festival of golf, writes the European Tour.
McIlroy victorious in defeat as Manassero takes the silverware
McIlroy playing for high stakes in Kuala Lumpur
Rory McIlroy has done his reputation no end of good in Kuala Lumpur this week by bouncing back from the bitter disappointment of a final round major championship disaster with an impressive display of mental fortitude. Unfortunately, he’s in a no-win situation.
Manassero following in famous footsteps
From the greens of Augusta to the green of the Emerald Isle and on to golfing glory? Why not?
Italy’s Matteo Manassero will make his professional debut in the BMW Italian Open in Turin in three weeks’ time and it appears certain that the 16-year old Italian superstar will be invited by the European Tour to take part in the 3 Irish Open at Killarney from July 29 to August 1.