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During Paraguayan BMW International Champion Fabrizio Zanotti suffered a stroke of misfortune when playing at the KLM Dutch Open. While Zanotti was playing the 16th hole, Alexandre Kaleka teed off on the 14th, but hit a poor shot sending the ball miles off course.
Kaleka, it is believed, didn’t shout “fore” and unfortunately, his ball thumped into the head of Zanotti who was totally unprepared for the incident.
The recent field at the final tournament of the year on the USPGA tour, the Tour Championship was one man short of the 30-man limit. While 29 of the world’s top golfers will be fighting it out for the $1.44m prize for winning the Tour Championship and a $10m prize for the FedEx Cup winner, one man will be sitting it out despite having qualified.
That man is Dustin Johnson and the reason for his absence is not yet fully clear.
Do you have what it takes to be a Paul McGinley or Tom Watson? With all golfers keenly casting their eyes to Gleneagles for the start of next week’s Ryder Cup, we’ll begin our build up to one of the biggest weekends in golf by asking one simple question:
Do you think you could be a Ryder Cup captain?
At the moment, Rory McIlroy seems capable of beating every human golfer on the planet. Not content with smashing a 436 Yard Drive at the recent Scottish Open and following that up with victory in three top ranking golf events, including the British Open and US PGA Championship , in 2013 Rory had his eyes set on a very different challenge.
Perhaps the least surprising golfing news this year came earlier this week when Tiger Woods announced that he had parted ways with his coach, Sean Foley after working with him for the past four years.
Since leaving Hank Haney in 2010, Woods has failed to add to his major tally, but did record eight wins in partnership with Foley, although five of those came in his most successful season of late, 2013.
If you were in any doubt as to who the best golfer is in the world at present, the last two majors and one World Golf Championship event have made it abundantly clear.
Rory McIlroy is back and looking better than ever as the picture below clearly illustrates.
T.J. Oshie did not have any luck when he turned a promising birdie to a double bogey at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
The only thing to say is that we have all been there and know exactly how it feels.