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Tour Previews & Wrap Ups

Jamie Rutherford Triumphs in Dramatic Fashion at EuroPro Tour Championship

In a dramatic finish at Slaley Hall, Jamie Rutherford survived a last hole bogey to not only win the EuroPro Tour Championship but top the Order of Merit too. The weather threatened to dampen the party but the action on display was nothing short of remarkable as Golfshake's Liam Moore describes. read more ...


William Harrold Takes Second Round Lead at Slaley Hall

William Harrold will take a narrow, one-shot lead heading into the final round of the EuroPro season. Harrold, representing Sheringham Golf Club, shot a battling two-under 70 during what was a chilling day in Northumberland. read more ...


Jack McDonald Leads After Day 1 at Matchroom Tour Championship

Jack McDonald has taken the lead after the opening round of the EuroPro Tour Championship, producing a splendid 67 to edge ahead of the pack by a single stroke. read more ...


Zozo Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour returns to Japan for the Zozo Championship, where home favourite Hideki Matsuyama headlines a field that includes Collin Morikawa, Tommy Fleetwood and Rickie Fowler. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the week and expects great things from the Masters champion. read more ...


Mallorca Golf Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The European Tour returns to Mallorca this week for the first time in ten years, with Golf Santa Ponsa hosting the Mallorca Golf Open, where the Spanish contingent within the field will be especially hopeful of claiming victory on home soil. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Backs Up Words to Win CJ Cup

Days after saying that he still believed he is the best golfer on the planet, Rory McIlroy went some way towards proving the point by winning the CJ Cup in Las Vegas with a final round of 66 to complete an astonishing weekend for European golf as Matt Fitzpatrick landed the Andalucia Masters and Charley Hull secured the individual title at the Aramco Team Series in New York. read more ...


Three Triumph at EuroPro Q School 2022

The spoils were shared three ways at EuroPro Tour Q School 2022, after Thomas Thurloway, Rhys Nevin and Ross Cameron shared the victory by one shot at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa.  read more ...


The CJ Cup Preview, Picks & Analysis

Nine members of the victorious United States Ryder Cup Team will this week challenge Jason Kokrak for his title at the CJ Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they will be joined by seven members of Padraig Harrington’s vanquished European Team.  read more ...


Andalucia Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

World Number One and U.S. Open Champion Jon Rahm returns to Valderrama this week to compete in the Andalucia Masters. Two of the 26-year-old’s seven European Tour victories have come on Spanish soil, and Rahm now has his sights on capturing another home title after coming up short last week. read more ...


Rafa Cabrera Bello Ends Long Wait For Victory on Home Soil

Rafa Cabrera Bello put months of misery behind him as he won a playoff against fellow Spaniard Adri Arnaus to claim the Spanish Open in front of a boisterous home gallery, ending a long wait for another European Tour victory. read more ...


Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Last year, Scotland's Martin Laird ended a long title drought when he holed a 20-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole to claim the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Now, he returns to defend against a field that includes Brooks Koepka, Hideki Matsuyama and Patrick Reed. read more ...


Open de Espana Preview, Picks & Analysis

World number one Jon Rahm returns to the European Tour as he attempts to win a third successive Open de Espana. Two years ago he became the first player in 66 years to successfully defend the title with a five-shot victory at Club de Campo in Madrid. read more ...


Danny Willett Celebrates Birthday by Winning Dunhill Links

Danny Willett celebrated his 34th birthday by winning the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, for his eighth European Tour title. The 2016 Masters champion went into the final round at St Andrews with a three-shot lead and carded a four-under 68 to win by two on 18 under par. read more ...


Sam Burns Claims Second PGA Tour Victory of Breakthrough Year

Sam Burns secured his second PGA Tour title of 2021 with a one-shot victory at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. The 25-year-old American made seven birdies in his final round, picking up four shots on the back nine as he closed with a five-under 67 and 22 under par total. read more ...


Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Billy Horschel returns to British shores for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship as he attempts win the Race to Dubai. Ryder Cup stars Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Shane Lowry and European captain Padraig Harrington have also made the journey to Scotland for this celebration of links golf. read more ...


Sanderson Farms Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Sergio Garcia will head to Jackson, Mississippi, after his efforts at Whistling Straits to defend the Sanderson Farms Championship title he won last year, with Englishmen Aaron Rai and Matt Wallace also part of the field as the early PGA Tour season takes shape. read more ...


United States Completes Record Ryder Cup Victory

This time there was to be no miracle. It turned out that America’s Ryder Cup team were not only better on paper after all. The world rankings don’t lie. Steve Stricker’s magnificent team duly regained the trophy with a record 19-9 victory at Whistling Straits in front of a passionate gallery. read more ...


The Ryder Cup Preview

This is going to be a very different Ryder Cup. Travel restrictions means that there are going to be very few European fans at Whistling Straits as Padraig Harrington’s 12 men take on an American side that dominates the world rankings. But is the Irishman concerned? Not a chance. We look ahead to what promises to be a compelling contest. read more ...


Broberg Wins Dutch Open After Six Years of Hell

Kristoffer Broberg claimed his second European Tour title just under six years after his first and then admitted he had been to hell and back during that time, while Max Homa secured another victory on the PGA Tour. Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps the action. read more ...


Fortinet Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The new PGA Tour season begins this week at Napa Valley in a tournament that has a new sponsor and will now be called the Fortinet Championship, with Jon Rahm, Hideki Matsuyama and Phil Mickelson in the field. read more ...


Dutch Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Dutch Open is back on the calendar after being absent last year, with Belgians Thomas Detry and Thomas Pieters among the field and hoping to venture across the border and claim victory at Bernardus Golf Club. read more ...


Billy Horschel Wins Thrilling BMW PGA Championship

Billy Horschel won a thrilling BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and then revealed that he had been spurred on by being snubbed for the Ryder Cup read more ...


Magnificent Europe Retain Solheim Cup in Ohio

Ireland's sensational rookie Leona Maguire was the star of the show for Catriona Matthew as Europe brilliantly retained the Solheim Cup with a thrilling 15-13 victory at Inverness Club in Ohio. read more ...


BMW PGA Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The European Tour heads home to Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship, where a strong field has gathered for the flagship event. But eyes will be on Padraig Harrington, who at the conclusion of play will reveal the players who will complete Europe’s Ryder Cup team. read more ...


Patrick Cantlay Secures FedEx Cup Jackpot at Tour Championship

Completing a memorable season on the PGA Tour, Patrick Cantlay birdied the 18th hole at East Lake to win the Tour Championship, the FedEx Cup title and the small matter of $15m, finishing one shot ahead of world number one and US Open champion Jon Rahm. read more ...


2021 Solheim Cup Preview

Catriona Matthew's European team head to Inverness Club in Ohio to defend the Solheim Cup won in such dramatic fashion at Gleneagles two years ago. The team will include four rookies and will be led by Women’s Open champion Anna Nordqvist. read more ...


Tour Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

ONE lucky man will walk away from the Tour Championship at East Lake this week with the FedEx Cup and a cheque for $15m as the PGA Tour season reaches its denouement. read more ...


Italian Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

THE ITALIAN OPEN returns this week with added significance - it is the penultimate counting event towards Ryder Cup qualification, with just the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth to come before European captain Padraig Harrington finalises his team to take on the USA at Whistling Straits. read more ...


Cantlay Claims BMW Championship & Hojgaard Holds Out on European Tour

Patrick Cantlay’s amazing season continues. The American won the BMW Championship at Caves Valley Golf Club - his third victory of the season.  Whilst on the European Tour Rasmus Hojgaard closed with a sensation bogey-free round of 63 to claim his third European Tour title. read more ...


BMW Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

THE top 70 in the FedEx Cup standings head to Caves Valley for the BMW Championship, knowing that they will have to go some if they are to come anywhere close to repeating the drama we witnessed in this tournament 12 months ago. read more ...


Finau Picks The Right Moment to Win His Second Tournament

TONY FINAU has waited a long time for his second victory on the PGA Tour. But if you are going to do it, you may as well do it in style, and the American did precisely that by winning the storm-delayed Northern Trust Open in New York by defeating Cameron Smith in a playoff. read more ...


European Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

After a two-year absence the European Tour returns to the spectacular Crans-sur-Sierre, with a number of big name players taking part following their failure to qualify for the FedEx Cup Playoffs. read more ...


Women's Open Preview

As she heads to Carnoustie to defend her Women's Open title, Sophia Popov will surely take a moment or two to reflect on how much her life has changed in the past 12 months. It was an incredible story, and she will be defending in front of 8,000 spectators each day against the world's best players. read more ...


The Northern Trust Preview, Picks & Analysis

Unbelievably, the FedEx Cup Playoffs begin this week, with Dustin Johnson back to defend the Northern Trust title he won by an incredible 11 shots last year, with major winners Jon Rahm, Collin Morikawa and Hideki Matsuyama all looking to mount serious challenges for the FedEx Cup and its massive bonus pool. read more ...


Czech Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Czech Masters returns after a two-year absence and time is running out for those who still harbour hopes of making Europe’s Ryder Cup team with captain Padraig Harrington part of the field this week at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague. read more ...


Calum Hill Completes Scottish Double on European Tour

Calum Hill put the disappointment of failing to win on home soil behind him with a dramatic victory at the Cazoo Classic to become the second Scot in as many weeks to register his maiden European Tour title. read more ...


Wyndham Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's the final PGA Tour event before the FedEx Cup Playoffs and Jim Herman defends his title at the Wyndham Championship. The likes of Louis Oosthuizen, Gary Woodland, Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood are in the field. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the week. read more ...


Cazoo Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Cazoo Classic at the magnificent London Club brings the curtain down on the European Tour’s UK Swing, with Bernd Wiesberger, Andy Sullivan and Victor Perez all looking for Ryder Cup points as they try to catch the eye of Padraig Harrington. read more ...


Abraham Ancer Claims World Golf Championship Title

Former Australian Open winner, Abraham Ancer of Mexico won the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational for his first PGA Tour title, beating Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama and Sam Burns with a six-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole. read more ...


Nelly Korda Makes it a Golden Double For USA

Nelly Korda’s astonishing season continued when she won the women’s Olympic gold medal by a shot on a dramatic final day in Tokyo, completing a golfing double for Team USA after Xander Schauffele won the men's competition last weekend. read more ...


WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational Preview, Picks & Analysis

After competing in the Olympics, Justin Thomas now defends his title at the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational, where both Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa have a chance to overtake Jon Rahm and become world number one. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event from TPC Southwind. read more ...


The Hero Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The European Tour heads to Fife and the legendary town of St Andrews for the Hero Open, which will be contested at the stunning Fairmont St Andrews just a few miles outside the spiritual home of the game. read more ...


Women's Golf at The Olympics Preview

Five years ago, the great Inbee Park won the Olympic gold in Rio, and she is back to defend that title in Tokyo. Mel Reid and Jodi Ewart Shadoff are representing Great Britain, with Nelly Korda, Danielle Kang, Lexi Thompson, and Jessica Korda being a formidable group for the Americans. read more ...


Daniel Gavins Claims Maiden Title at Galgorm Castle

Daniel Gavins carded a magnificent 65 to come from seven shots back and win his first European Tour title at the ISPS Handa World Invitational at Galgorm Castle Golf Club. read more ...


Schauffele Wins Gold as Casey and McIlroy Miss Out in Playoff

Xander Schauffele won gold for Team USA in the men's Olympic golf competition, as Rory McIlroy and Paul Casey narrowly missed out on a medal in the most dramatic fashion. They finished third with five other players after regulation play but CT Pan emerged triumphant to claim the bronze medal. read more ...


Men's Golf at The Olympics Preview

The Olympic Games golf tournament finally gets under way in Japan this week, starting with the men's competition. Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa, Xander Schauffele and Patrick Reed are representing the US, with Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey wearing Team GB colours, while Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry will be carrying Irish hopes in Tokyo. read more ...


Tears of Joy & Frustration After Incredible Sunday of Golf

There were tears of joy and frustration on an astonishing final day at the Cazoo Open and Evian Championship, while Welshman Stephen Dodd birdied the 72nd hole to win a dramatic Senior Open at Sunningdale, before Cameron Champ rediscovered his form on the PGA Tour. read more ...


The Evian Championship Preview

This spectacular summer of major golf continues with the return of the Evian Championship at the Evian Resort Golf Club in Southeastern France. In 2019, Jin Young Ko shot a final round of 67 to triumph by two shots ahead of Jennifer Kupcho, Shanshan Feng and Hyo Joo Kim. With the event being cancelled last year, the defending champion will be looking to overcome the challenge of world number one Nelly Korda, still buoyant after winning the Women's PGA. read more ...


The Senior Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

After a two-year absence because of the pandemic, the Senior Open returns, with the seemingly ageless Bernhard Langer defending his title at the stunning Sunningdale Golf Club against a field that includes Ernie Els, Jim Furyk and Retief Goosen. read more ...


3M Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

World number two Dustin Johnson, Louis Oosthuizen, Rickie Fowler and Robert MacIntyre are in the field at the 3M Open, as the PGA Tour continues its journey towards the FedEx Cup Playoffs. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event from Minnesota where Michael Thompson is the defending champion. read more ...


Cazoo Open supported by Gareth Bale Preview, Picks & Analysis

The European Tour is back at the Celtic Manor Resort for the Wales Open, this year entitled the Cazoo Open supported by Gareth Bale. England's Matt Wallace is probably the pick of the leading contenders at the Twenty Ten Course, made famous for the Ryder Cup in 2010. read more ...


Collin Morikawa Creates Major History at Royal St George's

24-year-old American Collin Morikawa created major history at Royal St George's as he celebrated his Open debut with a magnificent two-shot victory over Jordan Spieth, becoming the first player to win two different majors at the first attempt. read more ...


The Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

After two years, it's finally back, the Open is here and the world's finest golfers have assembled in Kent at Royal St George's, where Shane Lowry will defend the Claret Jug in front of 32,000 spectators each day. With a special atmosphere expected, the 149th Championship has all the makings of a classic. Get ready for the showpiece with our Preview. read more ...


Inspired Min Woo Lee Wins Scottish Open

Min Woo Lee says that a 90-minute weather delay and the chance to watch Novak Djokovic clinch a sixth Wimbledon singles title inspired him to secure the Scottish Open after a play-off at the Renaissance Club. read more ...


Scottish Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Jon Rahm headlines a stunning field at The Renaissance Club for the Scottish Open, which includes Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Collin Morikawa. England's Aaron Rai is the defending champion at the event where many of the world's best are honing their games ahead of The Open at Royal St George's. read more ...


John Deere Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

When the John Deere Classic was last played at TPC Deere Run two years ago, Dylan Frittelli was the surprise winner. Now, the South African is back to defend his title at the final PGA Tour event before the Open Championship. read more ...


Cameron Davis Completes Triumphant Day For Australian Golf

Following Lucas Herbert's victory at the Irish Open, Cameron Davis secured his maiden PGA Tour title, winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic after a five-hole playoff, completing a victorious day for Australian golfers. read more ...


Irish Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Rory McIlroy returns to home soil for what he hopes will be a triumphant return to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet. And he will do so in front of a limited number of fans. McIlroy will be joined in the field by fellow major champions Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell. read more ...


Rocket Mortgage Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

Bryson DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic last year with an astonishing display of big hitting in Detroit. With a series of jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, he was victorious by three strokes, and he's back this week to defend his title. read more ...


Viktor Hovland Becomes First Norwegian Winner on European Tour

Viktor Hovland confirmed his status as one of the best young golfers on the planet by becoming the first Norwegian winner in European Tour history as he completed a two shot victory at the BMW International Open. read more ...


Nelly Korda Claims First Major Title at Women's PGA

Nelly Korda landed the first major of her career and moved to world number one with a three-shot win at the Women's PGA Championship. The 22-year-old started the final day level with Lizette Salas at the top of the leaderboard. However, Korda had two eagles in a four-under final round of 68 as she won on 19 under, with Salas recording a 71. read more ...


KPMG Women's PGA Championship Preview

Fresh off a thrilling victory on Sunday at the Meijer LPGA Classic, Nelly Korda heads to Atlanta Athletic Club in search of her first major title at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, where recent headlines makers Yuka Saso and Patty Tavatanakit will be among those seeking further success. read more ...


Travelers Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Dustin Johnson maintained his remarkable record of winning at least once every year on the PGA Tour when he saw off Brendon Todd at last year’s Travelers Championship. And he faces a field that includes Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Cantlay, Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed. read more ...


BMW International Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The BMW International Open was postponed last year because of the pandemic. When it was last played two years ago, Andrea Pavan won in dramatic fashion. Viktor Hovland, Sergio Garcia, and home favourite Martin Kaymer are part of the field in Germany this week. read more ...


Jon Rahm Secures First Major Victory at the US Open

Jon Rahm loves Torrey Pines. It was where he won his first PGA Tour event, it was where his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal and now it is the venue for his first major victory, following a typically electrifying finish at the US Open. read more ...


The US Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Bryson DeChambeau defends the US Open at Torrey Pines, where many eyes will be on record breaking local boy Phil Mickelson as he seeks more history. However, the likes of Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Collin Morikawa will be keen to claim America's national championship. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the 121st US Open. read more ...


Garrick Higgo in Dreamland After Maiden PGA Tour Victory

Garrick Higgo is in dreamland. After two victories on the European Tour this season, he collected the most unlikely of wins at the Palmetto Championship. While in Sweden, Jonathan Caldwell birdied the last hole and then watched Adrian Otaegui three-putt from nowhere to hand the Northern Irishman his maiden European Tour title at the Scandinavian Mixed Hosted by Henrik & Annika. read more ...


Palmetto Championship at Congaree Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour should be in Canada this week but, for the second year on the trot, the Canadian Open has had to be cancelled because of the pandemic. In the week before the US Open, the tour will instead head to South Carolina for the Palmetto Championship at Congaree and a strong field is headed by Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka. read more ...


Scandinavian Mixed Hosted by Henrik & Annika Preview, Picks & Analysis

The legendary Annika Sörenstam will tee it up on home soil for the first time in 13 years alongside fellow tournament host Henrik Stenson at the Scandinavian Mixed Hosted by Henrik and Annika at Vallda Golf and Country Club, joining a field of 78 men and 78 women. read more ...


Yuka Saso Writes Her Name Into History Books at US Women's Open

Yuka Saso wrote her name into the history books as she became the first golfer from the Philippines to win a major. Saso, who is just 19 years old, defeated Nasa Hataoka of Japan in a sudden death playoff to claim the US Women’s Open after they had finished tied on four under par. read more ...


Patrick Cantlay Wins Memorial For Second Time

Patrick Cantlay won The Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village for the second time in three years, defeating Collin Morikawa in a playoff. The American, who now tops the FedEx Cup standings, won with a par after he and Morikawa had finished the week with 71s to end the tournament on 13 under par. read more ...


Porsche European Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Paul Casey returns to Germany to defend the Porsche European Open title he won in 2019. It was his first European Tour win for five years. Major champions Martin Kaymer and Henrik Stenson are also playing in the event that won't begin until Saturday due to coronavirus restrictions. read more ...


The Memorial Tournament Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour returns to Muirfield Village, with Jon Rahm defending The Memorial Tournament, which he won the hard way in July last year, where the likes of Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama, Bryson DeChambeu and Jordan Spieth are hoping to triumph at Jack's Place. read more ...


The US Women's Open Preview

For its 76th edition, the US Women's Open heads to revered Olympic Club. Fittingly for this championship, the Lake Course at the San Francisco venue is among the most challenging in the United States. A-Lim Kim will defend the title against a list of challengers that includes Inbee Park, Lydia Ko, Jin Young Ko, Brooke Henderson and the Korda Sisters. read more ...


Bernd Wiesberger Successfully Defends Title in Denmark

Austria's Bernd Wiesberger defended his Made in HimmerLand title in style as he cruised to a five shot win in Denmark, while Jason Kokrak defeated Jordan Spieth by two shots to secure the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club for his second victory of the season. read more ...


Charles Schwab Challenge Preview, Picks & Analysis

Daniel Berger is back at iconic Colonial to defend the Charles Schwab Challenge at one of the PGA Tour's great venues, where a strong field has gathered, including new PGA champion Phil Mickelson, former winner Jordan Spieth and Collin Morikawa. read more ...


Made In Himmerland Preview, Picks & Analysis

Bernd Wiesberger defends in Denmark at the newly titled Made In Himmerland, where South Africans Wilco Nienaber and Brandon Stone will be among the favourites alongside new British Masters winner Richard Bland. Golfshake's Derek Clements look ahead to the event. read more ...


Phil Mickelson Makes History With PGA Championship Victory

Phil Mickelson has always done things his own way but even by his standards what he achieved at Kiawah Island is something special. On the eve of his 51st birthday he won the PGA Championship, holding off Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen to become the oldest ever winner of a major championship. read more ...


Richard Bland Secures Emotional Win at British Masters

Richard Bland rewrote the record books, securing his first European Tour title at the 478th attempt and in the process becoming the tour’s oldest first-time winner at the age of 48. He beat Guido Migliozzi, a man half his age, at the first play-off hole to land the British Masters. read more ...


British Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

The British Masters returns to The Belfry, where former Masters champion Danny Willett hosts. Many eyes will be on Scotland's Robert MacIntyre, who will be hoping to transform his impressive results in America into a triumph in Europe. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event. read more ...


AT&T Byron Nelson Preview, Picks & Analysis

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth headline the field at the AT&T Byron Nelson, which heads to a new venue, TPC Craig Ranch. It's the final PGA Tour event before the next major championship, with many leading names hoping to strike form at the right time. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Ends Winless Run at Wells Fargo Championship

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy ended his winless run by clinching the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow for a third time - just six weeks after starting to work with swing coach Pete Cowen, setting the four-time major winner up for a return to Kiawah Island and the PGA Championship. read more ...


USA Retains Thrilling Walker Cup on Home Soil

The USA retained the Walker Cup after holding off a stirring fightback from Great Britain and Ireland to claim a 14-12 victory at Seminole in Florida in a match that was overshadowed by both teams being struck down by a stomach bug. read more ...


Wells Fargo Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow will see the return of Rory McIlroy back in action this week along with seven of the world's top 10, defending champion from 2019 winner Max Homa and fourteen major championship winners. read more ...


Canary Islands Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Expect to see some seriously low scoring in this week’s Canary Islands Championship at Golf Costa Adeje in Tenerife. The course measures just 6,816 yards, which makes it a comparative tiddler by today’s standards. And there are plenty of players in the field who enjoy making birdies for fun. read more ...


Burns Secures First Win & First in Four Years For Burmester

Sports writer Derek Clements reports on this weekend's action on tour including a first win for Sam Burns on the PGA Tour at the Valspar Championship and South African Dean Burmester secures his first win in four years at the Tenerife Open on the European Tour. read more ...


Valspar Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Paul Casey will this week attempt to win the Valspar Championship at Copperhead for a third successive time. The tournament was cancelled in 2020 because of the pandemic but Casey dominated proceedings in 2018 and 2019. And he is still riding high after his victory in the Dubai Desert Classic in January. read more ...


Tenerife Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Kurt Kitayama arrives at the Tenerife Open looking for his third European Tour victory.  He has made a decent start to the current campaign and is already in the top 25 in the Race to Dubai, but is he ready to win again? read more ...


Second European Tour Win for Higgo & Leishman and Smith Win in PGA Tour Playoff

It was almost double success for the South African tour players on both major tour's this weekend.  The European Tour saw a second tour win for Garrick Higgo and Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel were pipped in the playoff by the Australian team of Leishman and Smith in the PGA Tour Zurich Classic. read more ...


Gran Canaria Lopesan Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

It is a big week for Rafa Cabrera Bello. The Spaniard returns home to host the inaugural Gran Canaria Lopesan Open, the first of two tournaments being played in this part of the world. And he knows that he needs some big weeks if he is to have any chance of claiming a place in Europe’s Ryder Cup team. read more ...


Zurich Classic of New Orleans Preview, Picks & Analysis

Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer defend their team title at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans against partnerships that include Tyrrell Hatton and Danny Willett, Collin Morikawa and Matthew Wolff, Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay, Billy Horschel and Sam Burns and the big-hitting duo of Tony Finau and Cameron Champ. read more ...


Lydia Ko Gets Back to Winning Ways

Following Hideki Matsuyama's victory at the Masters, the spotlight was back on the various tours around the world, and they delivered memorable stories of their own, including a long-awaited triumph for Lydia Ko and Stewart Cink's continued rolling back the years.  read more ...


Austrian Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Starved of recent tournament play, many of Europe’s leading lights are heading to the Austrian Open, where two-time major champion Martin Kaymer is among those hoping to claim a cherished victory, which for the German would be a hugely significant moment. read more ...


RBC Heritage Preview, Picks & Analysis

Webb Simpson returns to the iconic Harbour Town Golf Links to defend the RBC Heritage title he won last year, denying Mexico’s Abraham Ancer his maiden PGA Tour victory by a single shot, with the likes of Collin Morikawa, Bryson DeChambeau, Tommy Fleetwood and Matthew Fitzpatrick hoping to succeed this week. read more ...


Matsuyama Survives Late Scare to Win Green Jacket

It has been a long time coming for Hideki Matsuyama, but finally, the 29-year-old became the first Japanese golfer to win a men’s major with a one-stroke victory over Will Zalatoris to secure The Masters a decade after his first appearance in the tournament as an amateur. read more ...


Brilliant Patty Tavatanakit Denies Surging Lydia Ko at ANA Inspiration

Rookie Patty Tavatanakit from Thailand won her first major on Sunday, holding off former champion Lydia Ko, who produced a stunning final round of 62 at the ANA Inspiration. read more ...


Jordan Spieth Grateful After First PGA Tour Win Since 2017

HE’S BACK! After 1,351 days and 83 starts on the PGA Tour since his last victory, Jordan Spieth has won a golf tournament again. And he has done so on the eve of The Masters, the event he loves more than any. read more ...


ANA Inspiration Preview

The first major on the golf calendar is here, with the best players in the women's game once again gathered at Mission Hills Country Club for the 50th playing of the tournament now entitled the ANA Inspiration. And former champion Inbee Park, one of the all-time greats, returns in ominous form, having just secured a dominant victory on Sunday at the Kia Classic. read more ...


Valero Texas Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Valero Texas Open is back on the PGA Tour schedule and it represents the last chance for a player to secure their invitation to the Masters, with Rickie Fowler among those looking in from the outside. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the event. read more ...


Billy Horschel Puts Past Defeats Behind Him to Win WGC Match Play

Following a long and unpredictable week, Billy Horschel beat Scottie Scheffler 2&1 to win the final of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin, Texas, denying the 2020 Rookie of the Year his maiden victory. read more ...



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