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Rory McIlroy Claims Dramatic Dubai Desert Classic Triumph

It was somehow inevitable that the Dubai Desert Classic would come down to Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed, but it was the Northern Irishman who triumphed in dramatic style with a closing birdie on the last to deny the American. read more ...


Max Homa Secures Come From Behind Victory at Torrey Pines

Max Homa shot a 66 to come from five behind to claim the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines as Spain’s Jon Rahm, who had been attempting to win his third event in a row slumped to a 74  read more ...


Jon Rahm Begins Year With Miraculous Comeback Victory

Jon Rahm produced a glorious final round of 63 to overturn a seven-shot deficit as he won the Tournament of Champions by two shots. It allowed the Spaniard to put last year’s disappointment behind him when he finished second as Cameron Smith won the same event, making birdies for fun. read more ...


Cam Smith Completes Magical Year With Victory on Home Soil

Cameron Smith completed his astonishing year by winning the Australian PGA Championship for his fifth victory of 2022. The Australian won the Tournament of Champions, Players Championship and Open Championship. He then moved to LIV Golf and wasted no time in winning again. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Tops Off Season With Fourth Race to Dubai

Rory McIlroy's fourth-place finish at the DP World Tour Championship means that he finishes as Europe’s top golfer for the fourth time and caps an outstanding season that also saw him him claim the Tour Championship, the CJ Cup and the Canadian Open on the PGA Tour. read more ...


All You Need to Know About DP World Tour Championship Winner Jon Rahm

The DP World Tour Championship was won for the third time by Jon Rahm, of Spain, who finished with a 67 and a 72-hole total of 268, 20 under par, to beat Alex Noren and Tyrrell Hatton by two shots. read more ...


The Lowdown on Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko's resurgence continued as she won the LPGA Tour Championship in Florida, beating Ireland’s Leona Maguire by two shots. It is Ko’s second victory in less than a month. read more ...


Tommy Fleetwood Player Profile And What's In The Bag

IT HAD been three years since Tommy Fleetwood's last victory - at the Nedbank Challenge at Sun City in South Africa. Since then there have been several near misses and some bitter disappointments. read more ...


Who is Houston Open Winner Tony Finau?

THERE was a six-year gap between Tony Finau’s maiden victory and his second. But after winning in successive weeks in July 2022 on the PGA Tour, the 33-year-old American has clearly developed a taste for it. read more ...


Chiara Noja Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Chiara Noja turned the form book on its head by shooting a final round of 65 to win the Aramco Team Series at the tender age of 16. She finished tied with England’s Charley Hull after regulation play and then held her nerve to win the playoff with a birdie. read more ...


10 of The Greatest Bunker Hole Outs

From Jordan Spieth’s last-gasp bunker shot to win the John Deere Classic in 2013 to Rory McIlroy’s incredible dunker at this year’s Open, pro golfers have hit plenty of fantastic bunker shots over the years. They’ve holed out from all manner of unlikely positions, but which make our top 10 list? read more ...


10 Golfers Who Quietly Go About Their Business

There are sportsmen and women who go about their business with great fanfare. Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Patrick Reed are examples of golfers who wear their hearts on their sleeves, get the crowd involved and know how to enjoy winning golf tournaments.  But not everybody is like that. Many Tour pros go about their business quietly, with a minimum of fuss. Here, we look at 10 players who go under the radar. read more ...


Russell Henley Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Russell Henley ended a five-year winless drought when he claimed the Mayakoba Championship by four shots from Brian Harman. read more ...


Gemma Dryburgh Player Profile

Gemma Dryburgh became the first Scottish golfer to win on the LPGA Tour since 2011 with a four-stroke win at the Japan Classic. read more ...


Seamus Power Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Ireland's Seamus Power laid down a marker for European Ryder Cup captain Luke Donald by winning the Butterfield Bermuda Championship on the PGA Tour, beating Belgium's Thomas Detry by a shot. read more ...


Jordan Smith Player Profile And What's In The Bag

After a hiatus of five years, Jordan Smith finally won his second DP World Tour title, securing the Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria. And he did so in the most spectacular fashion, shooting a final round of 63 for a mind-boggling 72-hole total of 254 - an astonishing 30 under par. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Player Profile And What's In The Bag

It was somehow inevitable that the Dubai Desert Classic would come down to Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed, but it was the Northern Irishman who triumphed in dramatic style with a closing birdie on the last to deny the American. read more ...


Yannik Paul Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Yannik Paul secured his maiden DP World Tour title after a dramatic finish to the Mallorca Golf Open. Paul birdied the last to post a one-over 72 at Son Muntaner Golf Club and end the week on 15 under, a shot ahead of fellow German Nicolai von Dellinghausen and England's Paul Waring. read more ...


Lydia Ko Player Profile

Lydia Ko's resurgence continued as she won the LPGA Tour Championship in Florida, beating Ireland’s Leona Maguire by two shots. It is Ko’s second victory in less than a month. read more ...


Keegan Bradley Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Keegan Bradley won his first PGA Tour title in more than four years with a one-shot victory at the ZOZO Championship in Japan. He carded a two-under 68 to finish one stroke ahead of American compatriots Andrew Putnam and Rickie Fowler, the overnight leader. It was the 36-year-old's fifth Tour win, and his first since the BMW Championship in 2018. read more ...


Lexi Thompson Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Lexi Thompson put a tough couple of years behind her with a three-shot victory at the Aramco Team Series in New York. It is the American’s first win since she claimed the title at the Shoprite LPGA Classic in 2019. read more ...


Brooks Koepka Player Profile

Brooks Koepka became the latest $4m man when he defeated Peter Uihlein in a playoff to win the LIV Golf tournament in Jeddah. Both men finished the 54-hole tournament on 198, 12 under par. read more ...


Adrian Otaegui Player Profile

Adrian Otaegui stormed to a six-shot victory with an astonishing display of stroke-making to win the Andalucia Masters at Valderrama. He reduced the course to 265 strokes, 19 under par, as he beat Sweden’s Joakim Lagergren. Min Woo Lee was third, a further three shots adrift. read more ...


Jodi Ewart Shadoff Player Profile - First LPGA Tour Title

It took her 246 attempts but England's Jodi Ewart Shadoff is finally a LPGA Tour winner, going wire to wire to claim the Mediheal Championship by a shot. read more ...


Tom Kim Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Patrick Cantlay had a disastrous finish at the Shriners Children's Open, opening the door for Tom Kim, who made such a huge impression for The Internationals at the recent Presidents Cup, to match a Tiger Woods record on the PGA Tour with victory at TPC Summerlin. read more ...


Jon Rahm Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Jon Rahm came out on top in an epic duel with rookie Davis Thompson to claim the American Express title. It was the Spaniard’s fourth win in five starts and his second in succession. read more ...


Mackenzie Hughes Player Profile And What's In The Bag

It wasn't pretty to watch but Mackenzie Hughes finally has his second PGA Tour victory, six years after his first. The Canadian beat Austria’s Sepp Straka at the second hole of a playoff at the Sanderson Farms Championship thanks to a magnificent birdie on the 18th. read more ...


Charley Hull Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Charley Hull shot a magnificent final round of 64 to win The Ascendant on the LPGA Tour with a 72-hole total of 266, 18 under par. It was the English golfer’s first success on the LPGA Tour for six years and it wasn’t easy. Her last triumph on the Tour came in 2016 when she won the CME Group Tour Championship in Florida. read more ...


Ryan Fox Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Ryan Fox produced a final round of 68 to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and then paid tribute to Shane Warne, the legendary Australian cricketer who died earlier this year. read more ...


Guido Migliozzi Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Guido Migliozzi won the Open de France at Le Golf National thanks to a sensational final round of 62, which was good enough to pip Rasmus Hojgaard by a single shot. read more ...


Klara Spilkova Player Profile - 2022 Women's Irish Open Winner

Klara Spilkova claimed the Women's Irish Open after a three-way play-off at Dromoland Castle in Clare. It was her first victory in five years. The 27-year-old from the Czech Republic birdied the par-five 18th to defeat Nicole Broch Estrup and Ursula Wikstrom, both of whom made pars. The trio finished on 14 under par after a dramatic final day. read more ...


Max Homa Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Max Homa shot a 66 to come from five behind to claim the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines as Spain’s Jon Rahm, who had been attempting to win his third event in a row slumped to a 74  read more ...


Robert MacIntyre Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Scotland's Robert MacIntyre put a miserable season behind him as he saw off U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick in a play-off to win the Italian Open. read more ...


Cameron Smith Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Cameron Smith completed his astonishing year by winning the Australian PGA Championship for his fifth victory of 2022. The Australian won the Tournament of Champions, Players Championship and Open Championship. He then moved to LIV Golf and wasted no time in winning again. read more ...


Shane Lowry Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Shane Lowry produced a flawless final round of 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. He finished the tournament - reduced to 54 holes after the death of The Queen - on 199, 17 under par. read more ...


Oliver Wilson Player Profile

After a gap of eight years, England’s Oliver Wilson finally landed his second DP World Tour title at the Made in Himmerland in Denmark. read more ...


Alexander Knappe Player Profile - The Challenge Tour Number One

Alexander Knappe moved to the top of the Road to Mallorca Rankings as a four under par round of 68 was enough to secure a fourth Challenge Tour title at the B-NL Challenge Trophy by Hulencourt. In the process, he secured his return to the DP World Tour. read more ...


Patrick Cantlay Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Defending FedEx Cup champion Patrick Cantlay rewrote the record books by becoming the first golfer to successfully defend a tournament in the FedEx Cup post-season by retaining the BMW Championship. read more ...


Nelly Korda Player Profile

American Nelly Korda produced a superb five-under-par 67 to win the Aramco Team Series event at La Reserva Club, Spain as her sister, Jessica, collapsed to 77 in the final round.  read more ...


Max Kieffer Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Max Kieffer of Germany won his first DP World Tour title at the 249th attempt following a dramatic finish to the Czech Masters. We take a closer look at his career to date, profiling the player and looking at the clubs that he uses. read more ...


Will Zalatoris Player Profile And What's In The Bag

If you are going to win your first tournament on the PGA Tour you may as well make it a FedEx Cup playoff event. And that’s exactly what Will Zalatoris did, when he defeated Austria's Sepp Straka on the third play-off hole to claim the FedEx St Jude Championship in Memphis. read more ...


Ewen Ferguson Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Ewen shot a final-round 69 to complete a wire-to-wire victory at the ISPS Handa World Invitational at Galgorm Castle Golf Club - his second win of the year. read more ...


Ashleigh Buhai Player Profile - 2022 AIG Women’s Open Champion

Two decades after her idol Ernie Els won the Open at Muirfield, South Africa’s Ashleigh Buhai followed in his footsteps after a dramatic finish to the £6 million AIG Women’s Open. Els had to come through a four-man, five-hole play-off to claim his third major title in 2002 and Buhai required four extra holes to win her first by beating South Korea’s In Gee Chun after giving up two seemingly commanding leads. read more ...


Joohyung Kim Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Joohyung Kim shot a final round of 61 to win the Wyndham Championship, his maiden PGA Tour title. Born in Seoul, the 20-year-old becomes one of the youngest ever winners on the American circuit and is a rising star in the game. read more ...


Callum Shinkwin Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Big-hitting Englishman Callum Shinkwin claimed a four-shot victory over Scotland's Connor Syme at the Cazoo Open at Celtic Manor. It was his second DP World Tour success but his first, in 2020, was when there were no crowds because of the pandemic. This was different. read more ...


Tony Finau Player Profile And What's In The Bag

THERE was a six-year gap between Tony Finau’s maiden victory and his second. But after winning in successive weeks in July 2022 on the PGA Tour, the 33-year-old American has clearly developed a taste for it. read more ...


Richie Ramsay Player Profile And What's In The Bag

RICH RAMSAY ended his seven-year wait for a fourth DP World Tour title as he nervelessly holed his tricky par putt at the 18th to win the 2022 Cazoo Classic by one shot. read more ...


Xander Schauffele Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Xander Schauffele continued his red-hot run of form by winning the Scottish Open at Renaissance. The American, who led after 54 holes, opened with early birdies but dropped shots at the sixth, seventh and ninth holes. However, birdies at the 14th and 16th holes got him back on track and his final round of 70 was good enough to give him a one-shot victory over fellow American Kurt Kitayama and South Korea's Joohyung Kim. read more ...


JT Poston Player Profile And What's In The Bag

JT Poston became the first wire-to-wire winner of the John Deere Classic in 30 years winning by three shots at Deere Run in Illinois. The 29-year-old also claimed a place in The Open at St Andrews, along with Emiliano Grillo and Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who finished tied second, three shots behind Poston. read more ...


Adrian Meronk Player Profile

Adrian Meronk wrote a piece of golfing history as the first Polish winner on the DP World Tour after producing some wonderful golf on the back nine to win the Irish Open by three shots. read more ...


Branden Grace Player Profile

South Africa's Branden Grace won the second LIV Golf Invitational Series in Portland, pocketing a massive $4,375,000 in the process. read more ...


Get to Know Xander Schauffele - Stats & What's in His Golf Bag

Xander Schauffele won the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands after rookie Sahith Theegala suffered a nightmare on the final hole. read more ...


Haotong Li Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Haotong Li ended a four-year wait for a DP World Tour title in style as he beat Thomas Pieters in a play-off with a gigantic birdie putt to complete a stunning wire-to-wire victory at the BMW International Open in Munich. read more ...


Matt Fitzpatrick Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Matt Fitzpatrick became just the third Englishman in 52 years after Tony Jacklin and Justin Rose to win the US Open, and he did it in style, holding off a world class field at The Country Club, Brookline. read more ...


Linn Grant Player Profile - The History Maker

Sweden's Linn Grant wrote herself into the history books with a stunning nine-shot victory at the Scandinavian Mixed to become the first female winner on the DP World Tour. read more ...


Charl Schwartzel Player Profile

Charl Schwartzel woke up this morning $4.75m richer than when he arrived at St Albans last week. The South African won the inaugural LIV Invitational at Centurion Golf Club, for which he picked up a cool $4m and he also collected a further $750,000 for being a member of the winning team element. read more ...


Minjee Lee Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Australia's Minjee Lee secured her second major title after winning the US Women's Open at Pine Needles, claiming the biggest prize in the history of women's golf. Derek Clements profiles the 26-year-old who is setting the standard on the LPGA Tour this year. read more ...


Billy Horschel Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Billy Horschel is a seven-time winner on the PGA Tour, not to mention his triumph at the BMW PGA Championship in 2021. Golfshake's Derek Clements describes the American's career, performance statistics and golf clubs, with the 35-year-old now unquestionably a major contender. read more ...


Kalle Samooja Player Profile And What's In The Bag

New European Open champion Kalle Samooja overcame a brutally testing golf course to claim his maiden DP World Tour victory. It has been a long time in the making for the 34-year-old. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look at the Finn, profiling his career and looking at what clubs he uses. read more ...


Collin Morikawa Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Collin Morikawa treated the world of golf with yet another exhibition of his generational talent, as the 24-year-old produced one of the greatest final rounds of his career to date. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the American and what's in his bag. read more ...


Thomas Pieters Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Thomas Pieters secured his fifth European Tour title and sixth professional career win at the Portugal Masters, after a composed final round of three-under-par. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a look at the Belgian's journey to date and what's in his bag. read more ...


Hideki Matsuyama Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Hideki Matsuyama recorded his seventh PGA Tour victory in his native land of Japan after a peerless final round at the Zozo Championship. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the 2021 Masters champion's career to date, his biggest moment, and what's in his bag. read more ...


Danny Willett Player Profile And What's In The Bag

Danny Willett became the first man in 17 years to win a European Tour event on his birthday when he triumphed in Scotland at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. We take a closer look at the Englishman's season, his career, and the equipment he uses on the course. read more ...



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