Category Archives: European PGA Tour

Nov
19
2014
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

The clever folks at European Tour Productions have done it again, making another entertaining video with some of the biggest names in the game. This time, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose return to the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates to challenge each other to the famous shots they once pulled off there.  #braggingrights

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Nov
16
2014
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Brooks Koepka fired a final-round, seven-under 65 to overcome a two-shot deficit and secure his maiden victory on the European Tour at the Turkish Airlines Open. The 24-year-old American posted an tournament total 17-under to edge out Ian Poulter by a shot.

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Sep
21
2014
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour
Rory: The future of the Irish Open

Rory: The future of the Irish Open

On Sunday Rory McIlroy announced his plans to significantly increase his commitment to the European Tour’s Irish Open. His role will also expand, with his charitable foundation, The Rory Foundation, becoming the official tournament host starting next year. 

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May
25
2014

Ready for the U.S. Open!

This story couldn’t have been scripted. Rory McIlroy, who revealed he’d broken off his engagement to Caroline Wozniacki at the start of the week, headed into the final round trailing by seven strokes, and absolutely tore up the back nine to win the BMW PGA Championship. McIlroy’s five-under 32 on the closing nine at Wentworth, a course where he’s traditionally struggled, included birdies on the final two holes to nip Irishman Shane Lowry by one.

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May
23
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under European PGA Tour

Rory is bouncing back at Wentworth

Rory McIlroy is tied for fifth place at the BMW PGA Championship after posting rounds of 68-71 to get to five-under total. He opened the second round with a three-over 38, but battled back with a four-under 33 on the closing nine to jump into contention at Wentworth.

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May
21
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under European PGA Tour

The Big Easy is looking for a big win

The BMW PGA Championship kicks off tomorrow at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, England.  All of the top names on the European Tour will be vying for the title including Henrik Stenson, who has an opportunity to obtain the top spot in the world golf rankings.

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Feb
4
2014
Wozniacki watches McIlroy from inside the ropes in China in 2011
Unlike the rule applied to every other WAG (wives and girlfriends) — with the exception of team events like the Ryder Cup and the Presidents Cup — tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki often walks inside the ropes with her now-fiancee Rory McIlroy. This hadn’t drawn too much attention until last week at the Dubai Desert Classic, particularly on Sunday when McIlroy was in contention.

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Jan
30
2014
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour
Good playing, bro
Rory McIlroy fired a nine-under 63 in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic to take an early two-shot lead. McIlroy put on a clinic with his flawless round, carding an eagle and seven birdies. He was fueled by confidence off the tee with his driver (last fall, he switched to the VR_S Covert 2.0) — which, interesting enough, was the core of his struggles a year ago.

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