We're only 3 weeks away from the first Major of the year so there is no better time to check out how the Irish are doing on tour so far in 2012. This year promises to be a huge year for Irish golf, the Irish Open goes back to a links course, and the only course to have hosted an Open Championship, and we have had our first World No.1 in golf so t
Should women be allowed membership at Augusta? Until only recently, Augusta National Golf Club only permitted white males to join as members. The first black member was admitted in 1991 when Ron Towsend, President of Gannett Television, joined the club. This was quite a new departure for Augusta National, who do not fall under PGA Tour regulations that stipulate host courses for tour events must allow people from all walks of life and of any colour or creed to join, or apply for membership at
Will Asia become the golf world superpower?Looking at the current LPGA Tour Money List makes good reading if you come from the Far East these days and the current dominance of lady golfers from Asian looks to be in no danger of abating with a continuous crop of fantastic female golfers hailing from Korea, Taiwan, China and Japan that are coming to the fore of women’s golf at the moment. Out of the Top 20 on the LPGA Money List there are 12 from Asia and on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.
Golf: North or South – Who are better? So let us check the stats – 3 Majors for the South (Republic of Ireland) versus 4 Majors for the North (Northern Ireland), a very simple summation of things I suppose. The fact that one golfer makes up those three Majors from the South, Padraig Harrington, does make it seem all the more remarkable that Northern Ireland has produced four separate Majors winners – Fred Daly, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke.