Sergio Garcia finally gets his hands on a major.

The popular Spaniard beat England’s Justin Rose in a tense play-off to win the 81st Masters at Augusta. It’s a famous saying: Never give up on your dreams. Most of us are guilty of doing that very quickly when things are starting to look grim. The same cannot be said of Sergio Garcia, who after... Continue Reading →


Open champion Jordan Spieth’s mental strength is the most powerful weapon in his arsenal.

The 146th Open was one that saw records tumble left, right and centre.  Great sporting champions have many traits. They have the raw skill and talent but also that burning desire to win. They are resilient and never give up, even if they are staring defeat in the face. Jordan Spieth is no different. The... Continue Reading →

Masters 2017: Is this finally the tournament Sergio Garcia gets rid of the ‘nearly man’ label?

The Spaniard has a share of the lead at Augusta alongside Charley Hoffman, Rickie Fowler and Thomas Pieters.  Sergio Garcia is a golfer with a monkey on his back. With 22 top-10 finishes in major championships, it seems the 37-year old has done everything but win one of golf's big prizes. However, after scoring a... Continue Reading →


Masters 2017: Charley Hoffman provides masterclass on how to take on Augusta in difficult conditions.

The American leads after round one on seven-under-par.  On a day where previous green jacket winners and major champions struggled, Charley Hoffman produced the round of his professional career. The 40-year old sank nine birdies to score a seven-under-par 65, four shots clear of fellow American William McGirt in second. They were the only two... Continue Reading →


Masters 2017: Who do the bookies fancy for this year’s green jacket?

Some familiar names are among the frontrunners to win in Augusta.  It's that time of year again. The jaw-dropping scenery of Augusta National will once again be the home of the biggest names in golf, with the 2017 Masters set to begin tomorrow. Following Danny Willett's very traditional British champion's dinner, the players will be practising... Continue Reading →


Watch out for Justin Thomas in 2017.

The 23-year old has already won two PGA Tour events this season and looks ready to take centre stage at the majors.  Justin Thomas is relatively unknown to golf fans in Europe who don't necessarily follow the PGA Tour. But it won't be too long until the 23-year old from Kentucky becomes the subject of... Continue Reading →


2017 SBS Tournament of Champions: Second round report.

Two players lead at the halfway mark, with Jordan Spieth ending his second round in frustration.   LEADERBOARD T1 Moore, Thomas (-12) T3 Reed, Walker (-11) 5 Dufner (-10) THE LEADERS After both hit six-under-par on Thursday, Justin Thomas and Ryan Moore were grouped together for round two. Both seemed to play off one another, as they... Continue Reading →


2017 SBS Tournament of Champions: First Round.

US PGA champion Jimmy Walker leads after a bogey-free first round, with Jason Day and Jordan Speith making slow starts in Hawaii.  THE LEADERBOARD 1 WALKER -8 T2 MOORE, HERMAN, THOMAS -6 T5 DUFNER, BERGER -5 THE LEADER In what were ideal conditions, except for the occasional light rain shower, Jimmy Walker hit two birdies... Continue Reading →



If there is one sporting event that America is desperate to win, it’s this weekend’s Ryder Cup. USA have seemingly been in Europe’s shadow in recent times, having only won the competition once in the last eight attempts (2008). This year’s edition is set to be USA’s most opportune to finally claw back some of... Continue Reading →


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