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Golf - Saturday 11 July, 2020

McDowell and Lowry drop down the leaderboard at the Workday Charity Open
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

McDowell and Lowry drop down the leaderboard at the Workday Charity Open

Jul 11th 2020, 8:56 AM 2,737 Views 3 Comments

Both men are tied in 29th position at the PGA’s Workday Charity Open after McDowell followed up his opening round of 68 with a 73 while Lowry finished yesterday with a 72.

Golf - Friday 10 July, 2020

G-Mac and Lowry in contention after round 1 of Workday Charity Open
# G-Mac
# G-Mac

G-Mac and Lowry in contention after round 1 of Workday Charity Open

Jul 10th 2020, 8:58 AM 1,671 Views 0 Comments

McDowell is tied for seventh while Open winner, Shane Lowry, is one shot back after a superb eagle got him back in the frame.

Golf - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Shane Lowry in the hunt as three Covid-positive players tee off together at PGA event
# Stateside Affairs
# Stateside Affairs

Shane Lowry in the hunt as three Covid-positive players tee off together at PGA event

Jul 9th 2020, 5:56 PM 14,964 Views 2 Comments

Graham McDowell tees off this evening at the Workday Charity Open.

Golf - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision
# Pushed Back
# Pushed Back

Harrington says postponing Ryder Cup until 2021 was correct decision

Jul 8th 2020, 4:50 PM 2,021 Views 2 Comments

The European captain vowed ‘that the European players and I will be ready’ next year.

Confirmed: 2020 Ryder Cup postponed for 12 months
# Continental Drift
# Continental Drift

Confirmed: 2020 Ryder Cup postponed for 12 months

Updated Jul 8th 2020, 3:58 PM 12,003 Views 16 Comments

It means the competition will now take place in 2021 and every two years thereafter.

Golf - Monday 6 July, 2020

PGA calls off plan for fans at Memorial as virus cases spike in Ohio
# U-turn
# U-turn

PGA calls off plan for fans at Memorial as virus cases spike in Ohio

Jul 6th 2020, 5:58 PM 2,963 Views 1 Comment

The state’s Covid-19 death toll reached 2,911 with 19 people passing away on Sunday.

The rise of Kenny, Pat Lam's philosophy and a Mayo warrior: The42 membership this week
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

The rise of Kenny, Pat Lam's philosophy and a Mayo warrior: The42 membership this week

Jul 6th 2020, 1:23 PM 4,802 Views 0 Comments

Here’s this week’s substantial sports journalism meal.

Golf - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Seamus Power finishes T12 as DeChambeau blasts to Rocket Mortgage win
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Seamus Power finishes T12 as DeChambeau blasts to Rocket Mortgage win

Jul 5th 2020, 11:18 PM 9,184 Views 4 Comments

DeChambeau clocks average driving distance of over 350 yards en route to win.

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events
# Rules
# Rules

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events

Jul 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 6,620 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City are due to host Real Madrid in the Champions League in August.

Golf - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Ireland's Seamus Power remains firmly in the hunt ahead of Sunday showdown in Detroit
# Going Well
# Going Well

Ireland's Seamus Power remains firmly in the hunt ahead of Sunday showdown in Detroit

Jul 4th 2020, 11:30 PM 4,700 Views 2 Comments

Round of 69 leaves Waterford man joint-fourth at Rocket Mortgage Classic.

Golf - Friday 3 July, 2020

Second round 66 leaves Seamus Power with share of the lead in Detroit
# Prime Position
# Prime Position

Second round 66 leaves Seamus Power with share of the lead in Detroit

Jul 3rd 2020, 5:49 PM 4,639 Views 7 Comments

The Irishman is breaking up the American dominance heading into 4th of July weekend.

Golf - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'Asymptomatic and physically well,' but sixth US PGA Tour player tests positive for Covid-19
# Out Of Bounds
# Out Of Bounds

'Asymptomatic and physically well,' but sixth US PGA Tour player tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 1st 2020, 8:17 AM 4,500 Views 0 Comments

Chad Campbell has withdrawn from this week’s Rocket Montage Classic after returning a positive test at the pre-tournament screening.

Golf - Monday 29 June, 2020

Rory McIlroy taking couple of weeks off in bid to eliminate ‘dumb mistakes’
# Break Time
# Break Time

Rory McIlroy taking couple of weeks off in bid to eliminate ‘dumb mistakes’

Jun 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 3,982 Views 1 Comment

The world number one finished joint 11th after a final-round 67 at the Travelers Championship.

Dustin Johnson wins Travelers as Rory McIlroy stumbles
# Superstar Dj
# Superstar Dj

Dustin Johnson wins Travelers as Rory McIlroy stumbles

Jun 29th 2020, 8:02 AM 4,287 Views 3 Comments

The American won his first tournament since March last year.

Golf - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Todd leads as Johnson chases at Travelers Championship
# PGA
# PGA

Todd leads as Johnson chases at Travelers Championship

Jun 27th 2020, 8:02 PM 4,172 Views 0 Comments

Brendon Todd is chasing his third win of the 2019-2020 season.

Golf - Friday 26 June, 2020

Magnificent Mickelson surges into lead at Travelers Championship
# Lefty
# Lefty

Magnificent Mickelson surges into lead at Travelers Championship

Jun 26th 2020, 11:20 PM 5,011 Views 0 Comments

World number one Rory McIlroy is four shots off the top at the halfway stage.

Quiz: How much do you know about sports movies?
# The Big Screen
# The Big Screen

Quiz: How much do you know about sports movies?

Jun 26th 2020, 4:35 PM 10,895 Views 3 Comments

Let’s test out your knowledge here.

'I saw a couple of calls to shut the tournament down, which is silly'
# Stay Calm And Carry On
# Stay Calm And Carry On

'I saw a couple of calls to shut the tournament down, which is silly'

Jun 26th 2020, 10:17 AM 3,398 Views 7 Comments

Rory McIlroy calls on players to avoid panic after calls came to suspend PGA tour.

Golf - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Hughes fires 60 to take PGA Travelers lead over McIlroy
# Strong Start
# Strong Start

Hughes fires 60 to take PGA Travelers lead over McIlroy

Jun 25th 2020, 11:02 PM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

Four-time major champion McIlroy had six birdies and an eagle against a lone bogey.

Golf - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Travelers Championship goes ahead despite three positive tests for coronavirus
# On Course
# On Course

Travelers Championship goes ahead despite three positive tests for coronavirus

Jun 24th 2020, 10:42 PM 3,902 Views 5 Comments

Brooks Keopeka is among the players to withdraw as his caddy has tested positive for the virus.

Graeme McDowell withdraws from Travelers Championship after caddie tests positive for Covid-19
# Out Of Bounds
# Out Of Bounds

Graeme McDowell withdraws from Travelers Championship after caddie tests positive for Covid-19

Jun 24th 2020, 10:00 AM 2,551 Views 3 Comments

The Portrush man has stood down following Ken Comboy’s test.

Golf - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Ryder Cup organisers say competition will go ahead in September as planned
# No Change
# No Change

Ryder Cup organisers say competition will go ahead in September as planned

Jun 23rd 2020, 4:02 PM 5,294 Views 2 Comments

A report this morning claimed the competition would be postponed to next year.

Golf - Monday 22 June, 2020

US PGA Championship to take place without spectators in August
# Tpc Harding Park
# Tpc Harding Park

US PGA Championship to take place without spectators in August

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:16 PM 1,749 Views 0 Comments

It will be the first major of 2020 after the Masters, the US Open and the Open Championship were postponed until September, November and next year respectively.

Sidestep by Eimear Ryan, coach Carsley and an American sportswriting great: this week for The42 members
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# Join The Club

Sidestep by Eimear Ryan, coach Carsley and an American sportswriting great: this week for The42 members

Jun 22nd 2020, 4:59 PM 9,422 Views 0 Comments

We’ve failed to socially distance these podcasts and newsletters.

Webb Simpson triumphs as McIlroy fails to spark Sunday challenge at RBC Heritage
# Sunday Storm
# Sunday Storm

Webb Simpson triumphs as McIlroy fails to spark Sunday challenge at RBC Heritage

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 7:36 AM 5,738 Views 4 Comments

One-under par 70 saw McIlroy finish down the leaderboard.

Golf - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Rory McIlroy moves into contention after third-round 66 at RBS Heritage
# Finding Form
# Finding Form

Rory McIlroy moves into contention after third-round 66 at RBS Heritage

Jun 20th 2020, 7:52 PM 5,832 Views 6 Comments

McIlroy carded six birdies, including four on his back nine.

Watney's Covid test came after he had shared putting green with Rory McIlroy
# Rory McIlroy
# Rory McIlroy

Watney's Covid test came after he had shared putting green with Rory McIlroy

Jun 20th 2020, 1:37 PM 3,888 Views 2 Comments

The 39-year-old American fell ill yesterday.

Golf - Friday 19 June, 2020

Watney first player on PGA Tour to test positive for coronavirus since play resumed
# Withdraw
# Withdraw

Watney first player on PGA Tour to test positive for coronavirus since play resumed

Jun 19th 2020, 10:51 PM 4,068 Views 1 Comment

The 39-year-old withdrew from the RBC Heritage after testing positive early on Friday.

Golf - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'I wasn’t particularly comfortable out there' - McIlroy struggles as Poulter shares the lead
# The Heritage
# The Heritage

'I wasn’t particularly comfortable out there' - McIlroy struggles as Poulter shares the lead

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 11:38 PM 7,461 Views 7 Comments

It was a tough day too for Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell.

Golf - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

'He didn't just bring me in and have these big, long, heart-wrenching Braveheart speeches'
# Paul McGinley
# Paul McGinley

'He didn't just bring me in and have these big, long, heart-wrenching Braveheart speeches'

Jun 17th 2020, 5:35 PM 5,589 Views 1 Comment

Paul McGinley is this week’s guest on The42′s How To Win At Dominoes podcast.

Golf - Monday 15 June, 2020

No joy for Rory McIlroy as Daniel Berger wins at Colonial in US PGA virus return
# Conclusion
# Conclusion

No joy for Rory McIlroy as Daniel Berger wins at Colonial in US PGA virus return

Jun 15th 2020, 12:33 AM 6,255 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old Floridian parred the first playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Collin Morikawa.

Golf - Saturday 13 June, 2020

McIlroy three shots off the lead heading into the final round at Colonial
# Charles Schwab Challenge
# Charles Schwab Challenge

McIlroy three shots off the lead heading into the final round at Colonial

Jun 13th 2020, 11:57 PM 4,842 Views 3 Comments

Xander Schauffele tops the leaderboard ahead of Sunday’s play.

Golf - Friday 12 June, 2020

McIlroy makes second round charge on PGA return at Colonial
# Charles Schwab Challenge
# Charles Schwab Challenge

McIlroy makes second round charge on PGA return at Colonial

Jun 12th 2020, 7:24 PM 18,930 Views 11 Comments

Rory McIlroy is two shots off leader Harold Varner III.

'I thought it was going to feel more different': Rory reacts as the PGA tour returns
# Tee Time
# Tee Time

'I thought it was going to feel more different': Rory reacts as the PGA tour returns

Jun 12th 2020, 9:54 AM 3,999 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy sits five shots off the early leaders at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas.

Golf - Thursday 11 June, 2020

McIlroy five behind joint-leaders Rose and Varner III as PGA returns after 91-day shutdown
# Round One
# Round One

McIlroy five behind joint-leaders Rose and Varner III as PGA returns after 91-day shutdown

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 11:35 PM 5,477 Views 2 Comments

No spectators were allowed at the Charles Schwab Challenge, which featured increased safety measures.

Golf - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Number 1 Rory McIlroy feels safe and sharp in PGA Tour return
# Comeback
# Comeback

Number 1 Rory McIlroy feels safe and sharp in PGA Tour return

Jun 10th 2020, 10:38 PM 3,594 Views 8 Comments

There will be face masks and gloves, social distancing, coronavirus tests and temperature-taking to create and maintain a ‘bubble’ of safety for players.

US change criteria for Ryder Cup qualification
# Whistling Straits
# Whistling Straits

US change criteria for Ryder Cup qualification

Jun 10th 2020, 3:46 PM 3,326 Views 0 Comments

American captain Steve Stricker will have additional captains picks, given the havoc Covid-19 has played with the PGA Tour schedule.

Golf - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death
# Reaction
# Reaction

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' Floyd death

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:04 AM 5,214 Views 7 Comments

America is witnessing its most widespread protests since the 1960s.

Golf - Monday 1 June, 2020

Golf clubs set for four-balls and competitions if Government proceeds to Phase 2 of Covid-19 plan
# The Next Stage
# The Next Stage

Golf clubs set for four-balls and competitions if Government proceeds to Phase 2 of Covid-19 plan

Jun 1st 2020, 2:24 PM 6,952 Views 0 Comments

Play is restricted to members and members’ guests only.

Golf - Thursday 28 May, 2020

European Tour to resume in July with six UK-based tournaments in six weeks
# Golf
# Golf

European Tour to resume in July with six UK-based tournaments in six weeks

May 28th 2020, 3:30 PM 2,446 Views 1 Comment

Beginning with the British Masters, the season will be played behind closed doors and run until December.