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Atthaya Thitikul Became The Youngest Golf Professional Winner

Unprofessional Atthaya Thitikul who is just Fourteen-years has become the winner of a professional golf tour event, by claiming victory at the Ladies European Thailand Championship (LETC).


In the championship, after the level-par 72, she finished five, it was two shots clear of Ana Menendez who carded a 75.

However, besides winning the championship, Thitikul is not eligible for the prize money of 45,000 Euros. It was won by the Menendez, who is from Mexico.

On 20th of February 2017, Thitikul turned 14 years old. When asked about her experience after winning the championship, she said.

The won makes me feel extremely happy and after winning the tournament, I feel proud of myself. I dedicate this trophy to the people of Thailand my country. (more…)

Ian Faces Alligator In RBC Course

There was much excitement when Ian Poulter came face to face with an alligator at the RBC Heritage title round.


When the English champion was playing his rounds, a key shot was made near a water body where an alligator was present. However, the incident did not put him off and he managed to keep his cool when playing the rest of the rounds in South Carolina.

Many say that Ian got the better of the alligator as he was playing the eventful golf links in South Carolina which was the venue for the RBC Heritage title tournament. The tenth tee shot went into the water as his shot was skewed. When his ball was dropped he saw that a nosy alligator was right at the edge of the bank. (more…)

TOP GOLFERS PRAISE ABU DHABI CHAMPIONSHIP

Top golfers praise the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship this year for the organization and opportunity is afforded eventual winner Tommy Fleetwood.


They praised the tournament director Peter German for the growth of the championship since its inception in over a decade ago.

The award money this year was commended and the reputation amongst the best golfers on the European Tour soared.

“It definitely makes this course easy when you’re hitting green, because it’s tricky. The greens are perfect, but they are firm and they are fast. You want to avoid sort of – you want to avoid chipping or hitting bunker shots as much as you can; and if you’re not going to make many bogeys, which you shouldn’t do if you hit the greens,” the eventual winner said despite missing the cut three times in his last six appearances. (more…)

McCarron At PGA Tour

McCarron has a successful stint at PGA Tour Champion event. It was held in Virginia on November 6th.


There are several images of him holding the trophy after the win at Dominion Charity Classic golf tournament. As his fans know, Scott came on with the goal of winning the first position of the Charles Schwab Cup championship. He accordingly played with such an aim in mind when he took a position on the course on Sunday at the Dominion Charity Classic race. He played in splendid form, being able to hit the first hole with a putt of six feet. He played along with Tom Byrum and won the second among the three playoff events in PGA Tour championship. McCarron will be starting off in Scottsdale next week at Arizona. As per points and position he is behind Bernhard Langer, who has been defending champion two times with this cup. (more…)

What’s In Jason Duffner’s Bag?

Are you anxious to know the things that Jason Duffner carries in his bag.

Do you want to know what he uses to achieve victories? The following are some of the interesting weapons that Jason uses day in and day out to showcase his golfing skills. There is no doubt that a golfer needs the best wedges, irons and woods to enjoy great success on the golf course. Apart from having the best swings and putting knowledge, the equipments used to put the swings and the putts in place are also important. The following are the items that you will find in Jason Duffner’s golf kit bag.

The driver used by Jason is the Titleist 91 0D2 with 8 degrees and its shaft is the Project X HZRDUS Yellow 63. The fairway 3-wood in his kit bag is the Callaway X2 Hot with 15 degrees and shaft Aldila Tour Blue 75 TX. The 5-wood used by Justin Duffner is made by Titleist and is the X2 Hot with 21 degrees and shaft Aldila Rogue Silver 80 TX. (more…)

Anirban Lahiri goes down to Matt Kuchar at WGC Match Play

On Thursday, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri suffered a heavy defeat to American player Matt Kuchar, who is one of the most uniform golfers on the PGA Tour, in the 1st match of WGC-Dell Match Play event there.

Matt, the 2013 champ of the event as well as a regular in Team US for Ryder Cup as well as Presidents Cup, won 6&5 without requiring any magnificent play. Anirban appeared to be hit by the long tour back from India, where he ended 2nd in Hero Indian Open, a tournament on European and Asian Tours.

All the golfers sported a black ribbon to pay respect to the victims of the Brussels attack. Anirban, who is playing his 1st full season on the PGA Tour, would have a scope to make up when he goes against Justin Rose in the following game. (more…)

Lydia Ko Swings Past 1 mn USD mark

It’s just the 4th month of the year and Lydia has already stormed past the 1 mn USD mark in the LPGA earnings.

In case the talented Kiwi golfer is able to maintain such a great pace throughout remaining LPGA  season, she would sweep away all spoils.

2 triumphs & 7 top-10s from 8 starts has Lydia occupying the top stand in all lists which count on LPGA Tour. She has extended lead in world rankings as well as in season-long LPGA points race & now she is right on to top of this tour’s money roster.

A 300,000 USD cheque that was conveyed to her on winning LPGA Classic Swinging Skirts hosted at San Francisco, has spiked her earnings this season to 908,810  USD that puts her  160,000 USD + ahead of Sei Kim from South Korea.

Kim is 2nd to her in points race as well, with her 1556 points that stands after 2005 points earned by Ko. According to latest reports on world ranking, Ko is at 3 1 position for 13 weeks in a row. (more…)