While serving as assistant captain, Jim Furyk had been on hand to watch the defeat of Europe by USA in the Ryder’s cup.
Furyk, during a PGA Tour event at the Travelers Championship earlier this year, had become the first golfer to shoot a 58, thus earning him the nick, Mr. 58.
And speaking via Golfchannel.com, Fury had said that if offered the opportunity to become the next captain of the U.S in the Ryder’s Cup, he would accept it with both hands.
“It’s all hypothetical,”
”I haven’t had a conversation with Tiger, Phil, and Davis. I haven’t had any conversation with the PGA of America, so I don’t want to put the cart before the horse.
“That committee is in place for a reason. If they decide ’18, ’20, ’22, whenever it is, if they decide that I’m the right person, I would love to have that job.
I think everyone would. Anyone in that position would want that tap on the shoulder and that confidence that Davis was given.” Continue reading 'I WOULDN’T MIND AN OFFER TO CAPTAIN THE RYDER CUP – FURYK'»
Sometimes players might not get what they deserve, but it definitely gets a lot sweeter when the award is given out later.
There was a wrong that was righted recently by Cadillac. The HSBC Champions event that they hosted revealed a wrong that was done to Matt Kuchar. It was later corrected and he was awarded the car that he had actually won.
Kuchar was able to get his dream Cadillac and it was definitely a sweet victory for him. He definitely feels that everything is right with the world now. The WGC-HSBC champions’ event had been held in China recently at which he had been a participant. The hole that he made in one was criticized by some experts. He was excited with the prospect of having scored it and that he would now get to have the beautiful car. Continue reading 'Matt Kuchar Gets A Prize Car'»
Everyone is curious to know what is in the bag of their favorite golfer.
The golf kits carried by the players are also watched curiously by the fans who come to watch the game. If you are a fan of Irish golfer Graeme McDowell, then you will be pretty curious to know what he carries in his golf bag
It is because of the clubs and the putters that are used by McDowell that he has improved his game and became an in-demand player. This 36 year old golfer like many other golfers carries drivers, fairway woods, irons and putters in his bag too.
The driver that he uses is the Callaway brand and in particular the OptiForce 440 with 9.5 degrees and 44.75 inches. The shaft of the driver is the 50 shaft from Mitsubishi Diamana W-series with D-3 swing weight and X-flex. The specifications of the fairway woods that McDowell uses are: Srixon Z F45 with 13 degrees and 42.5 inches as well as 17 degrees with 42 inches. The woods have Miyazaki Kusala Indigo shafts that are shorter than the standard with the X-flex and D-4 swing weight.
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Graeme McDowell is on the threshold of doing something huge in the game but those who envision a Masters flutter on the pride of Portrush must save their cash for yet another day.
This is not just that the thirty-six year old does not believe that he could not win the green jacket, but as he confronts his 9th fight with the Augusta National with the pock tissue
of earlier battles still tender, he is not getting his expectations up.
Having made just 3 cuts after 8 previous tours down Magnolia Lane, he told that he still loves this. He is just there with a huge smile on his face this week, just having some fun. He has got Hilton Head and San Antonio coming up after this one and this is possibly the least of his 3 scopes. But he is okay with that; he is accepting of that. He is just playing there with an open mind this week.
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35 year old professions golfer from Portrush, Graeme McDowell recently open about the religious divide in Ireland. After the inclusion of golf in the Olympics G-Mac along with current World Number One and a four-time major championship winner Rory McIlroy found themselves in quite a pickle.
Northern Ireland is technically part of Great Britain, but it’s also part of the island of Ireland. But Northern Ireland was not mentioned as part of the Great Britain team which left many Northern Irishmen neglected. On other hand the Ireland team was for athletes hailing from the Republic of Ireland, which is a separate Catholic country. In 2012 McDowell requested the Rio 2016 Olympic Committee to step in and tell the golfers whether they are playing for Ireland or for Great Britain. At first both the athletes went for Ireland but it was not an easy decision and caused a ton of controversy.
According to McDowell having a Catholic mother and a Protestant father is a very difficult situation for a person living in Northern Ireland. His Dad was a member of the Orange Order club and was refrained from coming back because he went to a Catholic Mass with his mum. Continue reading 'McDowell Opened Up About The Religious Divide In Ireland'»