Paul Dunne dazzled the crowed at Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a final-round 61. He held off a ferocious late charge by Rory McIlroy, who birdied five of his last seven holes in shooting a 63. "It's kind of a sense of relief to prove it to myself that I can get it done," he said. "I think … Continue reading Dunne’s 61 Wins British Masters
On a day that saw scores go all over the place, Sweden's Robert Karlsson eked out a 3-under 67 to reach 12-under for the tournament taking a 1-stroke lead at the British Masters. Karlsson was 1-over through eight holes before he eagled the par-4, 422-yard No. 9. He dominated the back nine for a third … Continue reading Karlsson Takes 1-Stroke Lead to Sunday at British Masters
South Africa's George Coetzee and native son Tyrrell Hatton are tied for the lead at the British Masters after the opening round on Thursday. Both men shot 7-under 63s. Coetzee exploded out of the gate with two birdies and an eagle 3 on the par-5, 454-yard No. 6 to hit the turn at 4-under. He … Continue reading Coetzee, Hatton Early Leaders at British Masters
Dustin Johnson just won PGA Player of the Year honors and Rory McIlroy took the FedEx Cup championship, but it's Sweden's Alex Noren who might just be the best player in the world right now. Noren picked up his third tournament win in eight starts on Sunday, firing a final-round 69 to win the British … Continue reading Is Alex Noren The World’s Hottest Golfer?
His game might not be quite as polished as American wunderkind Jordan Spieth, but 21-year-old Brit Matthew Fitzpatrick did something even the No. 1 player in the world couldn't do in his rookie season - win an event on the biggest tour of his continent. Fitzpatrick finished a wire-to-wire win at the British Masters Sunday … Continue reading Fitzpatrick Wire-to-Wire Winner at Brit Masters
Forty-year-old Soren Kjeldsen tied 21-year-old Matthew Fitzpatrick atop the leaderboard of the British Masters on Friday by firing a 68 to reach 9-under through two rounds. Fizpatrick shot a 69 after opening with a 64. Kjeldsen is after his second title of the year and the fifth of his career. He's played 506 European Tour … Continue reading Fitzpatrick, Kjeldsen Tied at British masters
Twenty-one-year-old Matthew Fitzpatrick fired an opening-round 64 to take the Day 1 lead at the British Masters on Thursday. He's surrounded by his elders, five of the other players in the top 10 are over the age of 40. Fitzpatrick had an early bogey and was at even par through four before peeling off back-to-back … Continue reading Fitzpatrick’s 64 Leads British Masters