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Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

After years of financial woes, Oakmont Golf Club is up for sale

A year later, the club is for sale and the association on the cusp of losing control of a large tract of land running through it. In Spanier’s worst-case scenario, the golf club goes bankrupt and becomes the property of an insurance company, which in turn sells the land to a real estate developer. Fairways … Golf News

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'Psychotic' Teesside hairbrush stabber incarcerated at one of UK's most secure hospitals

A violent paranoid schizophrenic will spend the "foreseeable future" inside one of Britain’s most secure hospitals. Gareth Grainger, from Thorntree, Middlesbrough , poses a "serious risk" to the public and is "actively psychotic", Teesside Crown Court heard. The 36-year-old wanted to be sent to prison, rather than high security Rampton Hospital during an appearance at on Friday. Rampton is one ...

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Indian Wells: Dominic Thiem beats Roger Federer to win title

Dominic Thiem reached the French Open final in 2018 Dominic Thiem ended Roger Federer’s bid for a record sixth Indian Wells title with a battling three-set victory in the final in California. The Austrian seventh seed fought back to beat Federer 3-6 6-3 7-5. Swiss Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, converted just two of 11 break points and made ...

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Golfers descend on Sherwood Park golf club for pro-am tournament

Golfers from around New Zealand will take to the Sherwood Park golf club greens today for the start of the fifth-annual pro-am tournament. The competition, with main sponsors Platinum Homes and DVS, will feature over 120 players in about 30 teams, all vying to take home their sha… Golf News

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2019 Valspar Championship odds: Surprising picks from model that nailed four golf majors

The PGA schedule continues this week with a star-studded field at the 2019 Valspar Championship, which tees off Thursday. Many of the world’s top golfers will compete at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla. this week in hopes of being crowned champion. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is the Vegas favorite at 11-2, followed closely by Jon Rahm and ...

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'Psychotic' Teesside hairbrush stabber incarcerated at one of UK's most secure hospitals

A violent paranoid schizophrenic will spend the "foreseeable future" inside one of Britain’s most secure hospitals. Gareth Grainger, from Thorntree, Middlesbrough , poses a "serious risk" to the public and is "actively psychotic", Teesside Crown Court heard. The 36-year-old wanted to be sent to prison, rather than high security Rampton Hospital during an appearance at on Friday. Rampton is one ...

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Rahm ignores caddie's veto, plays boldly and finds water at 11

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Overnight leader Jon Rahm finished five shots behind eventual winner Rory McIlroy, but his back-nine demise largely stemmed from a conversation with his caddie and a bold play gone awry on the par-5 11th hole. Rahm was tied for the lead when he pulled his drive into the bunker left of the fairway on No. ...

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Murdaca wins Flagstaff Hill Pro-Am

South Australian Antonio Murdaca took advantage of perfect weather conditions to win the Dave Potter Honda Flagstaff Hill Pro-Am. Being played at the Flagstaff Hill Golf Club, Dane McArdle came out in the morning field to shot a 1-under 71 and lead heading into the afternoon. However, Murdaca was quick to capitalise on the scoring conditions and reeled off seven ...

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Reason to roar: McIlroy wins The Players

Heading into the final round on Sunday at TPC Sawgrass, it looked like it was going to be a three-man battle for The Players Championship. Almost instantly, it turned into anybody’s race.

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