Alberto Contador has said that he’ll be participating in the next year’s Giro d’Italia and in the 2015 Tour de France.
Contador won’t be defending his Vuelta a Espana title that he won this year in the next edition of the race. He said that participating in two grand tours will be very tough for him. He said that Giro d’Italia is a race that not only motivates him but he also likes it very much. Contador not participating in the 2015 Vuelta a Espana would be very much advantageous for Chris Froome.
For a time last year, whatever Adam Scott touched turned into gold. The Aussie became the world number one, won a major event, had ten finishes in the top ten and his cut streak extended to a whopping 44 events but he is looking for a lot more from his game.
The US PGA Tour season of the Australian ended on a decent enough note as he finished at ninth in the Tour Championship, but it is not quite close to the top as he would want to be and it also means he will be spending his off season looking to improve his game.
Rory Mcilroy has surely been working hard on his golfing skills and this clearly reflects in the recent successes that he has been able to achieve even without the help of any lady luck. Mcilroy won the PGA National Championship on the 10th of August, 2014.
The PGA championships took place in Kentucky this year. Mcilroy faced tough competition from Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson. However, he was able to win the tournament very conveniently.
After the tournament, Mcilroy went to New York in order to celebrate his success at the championships with a few of his close friends.
Recently, Rory Mcilroy won his second title in Kentucky at the golf club known as Valhalla and thus was able to win his 4th major golfing championship. The attractive blonde model- Ashley Bongiovanni has been claiming that she has been the lucky charm that has worked for Mcilroy and his recent successes.
Matt Kuchar stood to the 18th green as he was unable to clinch it by a lead of four- shot. This happened in April at the Houston Open. So a very abrupt closing to the playoff. After seven days Kuchar lead Masters share but not before a putt of four in the fourth hole at the Augusta National.
Great news for Lee Westwood fans- the leading English Westwood golfer has been confirmed for the upcoming Scottish Open tournament.
Along with Westwood, Darren Clarke has also been confirmed for the prestigious tournament to be hosted at Royal Aberdeen. Scottish Open 2014 is scheduled to take place from 10th to 13th July and would feature some of the best names from golf such as Jimmy Walker, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson, apart from Clarke and Westwood.
English golfer and former world number one Lee Westwood has confirmed that he has split from swing coach Sean Foley as he bids to rekindle his form and mount a fresh challenge to make it to the European Team for the Ryder Cup in September this year.
The 40 year old has had an unbelievable fall from grace in the last one and half years, first losing his top spot and then managing to drop out of the top ten completely and he currently languishes as 35th in the latest rankings of golf.
Angel Cabrera, popularly known as “El Pato” in Spanish (meaning “The Duck”) plays for the European as well as PGA Tour. Having won the 2007 US Open and the Maters of 2009, he is a two time major champion. In both the tournaments he became the first Argentine to achieve victory in either tournament. However, in the 2013 Masters, he lost in a sudden death playoff.
There were three things that happened during the long weather delay. People got wet, people stood around and waited long and more importantly, they got time to drink alcohol. The third one, which is also called liquid courage, was a real factor in the President’s Cup contest on Friday at the Muirfield Village.
English golfer Ian Poulter found himself in hot water as he ran into a raging row on the social networking site Twitter with Steve Elkington, a former champion at the US PGA Championship after he claimed that he would like to taser the muppets who keep on shouting during golf tournaments.