McConnell Golf, the new management team at Members has announced to terminate the practice of public playing at the Members Club. The management company has been endowed with management responsibilities of the club by Lstar that purchased the club last December.
Australian golfer Adam Scott described his victory in the recently concluded Australian PGA Championship as the icing on the cake for what has been the most memorable year of his professional career.
Scott, who won the Augusta Masters this year, his first major title, went on to win the Australian PGA Championship at the Royal Pines this weekend, finishing with a lead of four shots ahead of American hotshot Rickie Fowler.
Golfer Steve Stricker gave himself perhaps the best gift possible on his 45th birthday - a win against South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club to progress to the second round of the World Golf Championship – Accenture Match Play Championship on the 23rd of February, 2012.
Stricker managed to secure victory with the help of a 20 foot birdie on par 4, thus, securing a one-up victory.
After unmemorable performances in Abu Dhabi Lee Westwood, the third ranked golfer and 4th ranked Martin Kaymer are looking forward to get their new season back on track with some solid performances at the Qatar Masters event.
They have taken one of the most intriguing courses on the European Tour's desert swing to do it. The Doha Golf Club is quite popular for its windy conditions and this season it is going to be the same. According to forecasts, wind may reach up to twenty miles per hour.
World No. 1 ranked golfer Luke Donald has stated that slow play is killing the game after watching few players playing at a slow pace in Hyundai Tournament of Champions' final round. Slow play is the biggest concern in golf at the moment. Each week, players competing for purses and they take care of each shot during a round since a wrong shot may make the difference in their check.
Each year, national golf publication releases a list mentioning slow play offenders on tour. The shame of being marked as a slowpoke has not stopped few players as they still take over a minute to hit a shot.