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#Francesco Molinari

# francesco-molinari - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship

Royal Portrush plays host to the Open Championship for the first time in 68 years, with Darren Clarke teeing off the action earlier.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Tiger Woods rolls back the years to claim stunning Masters victory

The 43-year-old started the day two shots off the lead but battled hard to see off Francesco Molinari, Dustin Johnson and Xander Schauffele.

Tiger sets 4am alarm with Masters glory up for grabs

The threat of inclement weather meant the US star was keen to get up bright and early on Sunday.

Magnificent Molinari leads Woods, Finau by two at Masters

A spectacular day of action at Augusta featured a 64 from Tony Finau and a Tiger Woods charge, but the italian leads the way.

# francesco-molinari - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

No Masters complacency from Open champion Molinari

The Italian is adamant he will not let his recent success contribute to a complacent performance in Augusta.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Francesco Molinari bows out of WGC Match Play as Kisner and Kuchar book final spots

The two semi-finals at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play both went to the 18th, with Kevin Kisner and Matt Kuchar eventually progressing.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Willett wins for first time in 953 days as Molinari clinches European Order of Merit title

Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry finished down the field in Dubai.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Westwood shines in Sun City to end European Tour title drought

Englishman Lee Westwood ended the long wait to secure his 24th European Tour victory with a three-shot triumph on Sunday.

# francesco-molinari - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Defending champion Dunne makes solid start to British Masters as Fleetwood sits in three-way tie for the lead

Ireland’s Paul Dunne is just three shots off the lead as Tommy Fleetwood continues his impressive form

# francesco-molinari - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Back to business! 'Moliwood' bromance to be tested by Race to Dubai finale

Tommy Fleetwood has great friend Francesco Molinari in his sights but concedes there are others he would rather beat.

# francesco-molinari - Monday 1 October, 2018

Our favourite Ryder Cup double act releases gas 'morning after' video Moliwood This post contains videos

Our favourite Ryder Cup double act releases gas 'morning after' video

Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari were the stars of the weekend for Europe.

Ryder Cup win even sweeter than maiden major for Europe's history-making hero

Francesco Molinari became the first European player to win all five of his matches at a Ryder Cup.

# francesco-molinari - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'He's one of my best friends': Fleetwood loving Molinari partnership

The pair have claimed three points for Europe so far.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 28 September, 2018

'I believe in him' - Bjorn never doubted McIlroy despite lacklustre start

After enduring a torrid time in the morning fourballs, Rory McIlroy redeemed himself in a European fightback at Le Golf National.

Fleetwood and Molinari offer glimmer of hope as Team Europe avoid whitewash in opening fourballs

Team USA lead proceedings 3-1 heading into the afternoon’s foursomes.

# francesco-molinari - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Tiger Woods returns to top 50 in world rankings after impressive Open display, Molinari sixth

Dustin Johnson remains at the top, although Englishman Justin Rose is the new world number two.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Open champion Molinari: Beating Woods wasn't about being ruthless

Playing with Tiger Woods can be a distraction for some, but Francesco Molinari faced the challenge head on to win at Carnoustie.

Molinari shoots blemish-free final round in Carnoustie to become first ever Italian major winner

Francesco Molinari has captured his first major.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Molinari triumphs in PGA as McIlroy challenge falls flat

The 36-year-old Italian made up for his disappointment at finishing runner-up in last year’s event.

# francesco-molinari - Monday 14 August, 2017

Absolute thriller at the PGA Championship as Justin Thomas dramatically takes shootout win Clutch This post contains videos

Absolute thriller at the PGA Championship as Justin Thomas dramatically takes shootout win

The American held off the challenges of Louis Oosthuizen, Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed to triumph.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 18 November, 2016

Garcia and Molinari share the lead in Dubai, McIlroy making improvements

The second round of the DP World Tour Championship took place today.

# francesco-molinari - Thursday 21 May, 2015

McIlroy left frustrated at Wentworth, Harrington walks off after two holes

Italy’s Francesco Molinari headed the leaderboard at the end of the first day.

# francesco-molinari - Monday 2 February, 2015

Francesco Molinari's hole-in-one made it rain down beer cans over the weekend Scenes This post contains videos

Francesco Molinari's hole-in-one made it rain down beer cans over the weekend

The groundskeepers at TPC Scottsdale were left with some cleaning up to do.

# francesco-molinari - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Who will Paul McGinley choose as his Ryder Cup wild cards?

McGinley will fill the final three spots on Team Europe this afternoon.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 18 July, 2014

Thank birdies it's Friday as Rory McIlroy leads The Open way

The Northern Irishman dropped a shot on the first but bounced back in luminous style.

# francesco-molinari - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Rory v Tiger: Big two in Abu Dhabi golf opener

2It’s back to business now,” says the Holywood native after his big Nike unveiling.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 2 November, 2012

Faldo reckons Rory McIlroy’s mooted move to Nike is ‘dangerous’

It’s just a new pair of spikes and a driver right?

# francesco-molinari - Monday 8 October, 2012

Rory McIlroy plays down Tiger Woods rivalry

The Northern Irish golfer also described competing against his idol as “a dream come true”.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 14 September, 2012

Bland closes in on long-awaited first European Tour victory

After 15 years on Tour, the English player leads the Italian Open at the halfway stage.

# francesco-molinari - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Home favourite Manassero primed for Italian job

The Italian Open tees off tomorrow at Royal Park and 19-year-old Manassero has done his utmost to be ready for the challenge.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Singh holds nerve to capture Scottish Open title in tense play-off

The challenge of Phil Mickelson never appeared while Francesco Molinari went from the sublime to the merely good.

# francesco-molinari - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Francesco Molinari maintains Scottish Open lead

The Italian golfer said he was satisfied with “another good day,” while Shane Lowry struggled to keep up with the chasing pack.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 13 July, 2012

Late double bogey costs Shane Lowry chance of Scottish Open lead

The Offaly golfer got off to a superb start with a birdie blitz but scuppered a good round on the 16th.

# francesco-molinari - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Scottish Open: Lowry third as Molinari sets course record

The Italian shot a 10-under 62 at Castle Stuart. The Irish pair are four shots back.

# francesco-molinari - Friday 25 May, 2012

Morrison surges into lead as McIlroy misses cut

The Irish golfer endured a day to forget at the BMW PGA Championship.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Molinari claims victory at Spanish Open following Dyson's collapse

The Italian produced an impressive display in the final round to move back into the world’s top 30.

# francesco-molinari - Sunday 18 September, 2011

European fightback falls flat as GB&I take Seve Trophy

After leading by five points overnight, a European fighback forced Paul McGinley’s men to dig deep.